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Resident Awards and Publications



​                CURRENT RESIDENTS AWARDS


David Adamowicz, M.D.
2020-2021 American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) Scholar Award
2021 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award 

​Monica Feliz Castillo, M.D.
2020-2021 American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Travel Award

Abigal Clark, M.D.
2019-2020  American College of Psychiatrists Laughlin Fellow
2018-2019 UCSD SOM Humanism in Medicine Resident Award 


Natalie Fettinger, M.D.
2020-2019 UCSD SOM Humanism in Medicine Resident Award 


Monica Federoff, M.D.
2020 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award

​Tarina Quraishi, M.D.
2020-2021 UCSD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inclusive Excellence Scholar


CURRENT RESIDENT PUBLICATIONS


​David Adamowicz, M.D.
Adamowicz DH, Lee EE. Predicting and improving hospital outcomes for older adults. Int Psychogeriatr. 2021 Mar;33(3):205-207. PMID: 33781361
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-psychogeriatrics/article/predicting-and-improving-hospital-outcomes-for-older-adults/4CD22366FF5DB28A4C5247F0CFB098D7

​Niraj Asthana, M.D.
"COVID-19 Associated Suicidal Ideation in Older Adults: Two Case Reports With a Review of the Literature" Link below-
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34266752/ June 2021


​Hewa Artin, M.D

"How do serotonergic psychedelics treat depression: The potential role of neuroplasticity", link below:
 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8209538/ June 2021




Alison Cesarz, M.D.
Pierce, K., Shapiro, G., Song, S., Fortuna, L., Postlethwaite, A., Cesarz, A., Feder, J. Youth at the border: Do NO MORE Harm. Accepted for presentation as a clinical perspective at the annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Meeting in San Francisco, October 2020. 

Cesarz, A., Postlethwaite, A.,  Wu, M., Ranjan Dube, A., Sturner, R. "El No Es Mi Padre": A Discussion of the Practical and Ethical Dilemmas in the Case of a Psychotic Immigrant Teen. Accepted for presentation as a clinical case conference at annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry meeting in San Francisco, October 2020. 

​Abigail Clark, M.D.
Published an article titled "Bereavement and Depression" Link below:
 https://www.psychiatrictimes.com/view/bereavement-and-depression August 2021

Eric Debbold, M.D. 
Published a commentary in the San Diego Tribune “The opioid crisis in the United States is well-known, but many in San Diego are unaware of the realities”
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/commentary/story/2021-06-23/opinion-san-diego-drug-overdose-naloxone%3f_amp=true  June 2021

​Katherine Kruckenberg, M.D. 
Published an article titled -"Transplant-related trauma, personal growth and alcohol use outcomes in a cohort of patients receiving transplants for alcohol-associated liver disease" 
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0163834321001043


​Sahana Malik, M.D.
Published an article titled " Let's talk about race"  https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/243533/diversity-medicine/lets-talk-about-race 
July 2021

Eamonn Mehaffey, M.D.
Pulished and article titled- "COVID-19 Associated Suicidal Ideation in Older Adults: Two Case Reports With a Review of the Literature" Link below-
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34266752/ June 2021


Rebecca Sturner, M.D.
Cesarz, A., Postlethwaite, A.,  Wu, M., Ranjan Dube, A., Sturner, R. "El No Es Mi Padre": A Discussion of the Practical and Ethical Dilemmas in the Case of a Psychotic Immigrant Teen. Accepted for presentation as a clinical case conference at annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry meeting in San 
Francisco, October 2020.


                                            ALUMNI


Sara Timtim, M.D.
2020-2021 APA Research Colloquium for Junior Psychiatrists

Kevin Luo, M.D.
2018 -2019 JoAnn and Igor Grant Prize for Professional Excellence                                                                 

        


Andrew Allen, M.D.

2018 -2019 JoAnn and Igor Grant Prize for Professional Excellence
2018-2019 UCSD SOM Humanism in Medicine Resident Award

 

 


 Eric Rafla –Yuan, M.D.
2018-2019 APA/APAF SAMHSA funded Minority Fellowship Program
2016 Best Trainee Poster Award at the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM) Annual Meeting 



 Juan Molina, M.D.
2019 Travel Awardee for the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
2019 Selected, Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, Council on Research
2019 American Psychiatric Association Foundation/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship ($25,000)
2018 NIH Loan Repayment Program Awardee



Matt Klein , M.D., PhD
2019 Travel Awardee for the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
2019 The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Early Career Award
2018 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award
2017 John A. Majda Memorial Fund Award
Yash Joshi, M.D., Ph.D.   
2018 ASCP Clinical Trials Workship Fellowship
2018 AAGP/GMHF Research Scholar
2018 APA Research Colloquium for Junior Investigator
2018 SOBP Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship
2018 ACP Laughlin
2018 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award
2018 NNCI BRAIN Fellowship
2017 ANCP Memorial Travel Award     
Michael Langley DeGroot, M.D.
2016-2018 Psychiatrists PRITE Fellowship
2016 Outstanding Intern Teaching Award 2016
2016 Gold Humanism Award, UCSD Medical School American College of Psychiatrists PRITE Fellowship 
2016 APA/APAF Selection Committee Fellowship
2016 ACP PRITE Fellowship


​                              ALUMNI PUBLICATIONS


Matt Klein , M.D., PhD

Klein ME, Chandra J, Sheriff S, Malinow R. Opioid system is necessary but not sufficient for antidepressive actions of ketamine in rodents. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 117(5):2656-2662, 2020

 Klein ME, Younts TJ, Cobo CF, Buxbaum A, Aow J, Erdjument-Bromage H, Richard S, Malinow R, Neubert TA, Singer RH et al. Sam68 Enables Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor-Dependent LTD in Distal Dendritic Regions of CA1 Hippocampal Neurons. Cell Reports 29:1789-1799, 2019. PMCID: PMC6871770



Juan Molina, M.D.

Molina JL, Voytek B, Thomas ML, Joshi YB, Bhakta SG, Talledo J, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Memantine effects on EEG measures of cortical excitatory/inhibitory balance in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience Neuroimaging (in press) 2020.

Light GA, Joshi YB, Molina, JL, Bhakta SG, Nungaray J, Cardoso L, Kotz, JE, Thomas, ML, Swerdlow NR. Neurophysiological biomarkers for schizophrenia therapeutics. Biomarkers in Neuropsychiatry (in press) 2020.

Hochberger WC, Thomas ML, Joshi YB, Molina J, Treichler EB, Nungaray J, Cardoso L, Sprock J, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Oscillatory biomarkers of early auditory information processing predict cognitive gains following targeted cognitive training in schizophrenia patients. Schizophrenia Research 215:97-104, 2020. 

Joshi Y, Thomas ML, Hochberger WC, Bismark AW, Treichler EB, Molina J, Nungaray J, Cardoso L, Sprock J, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Verbal learning deficits associated with increased anticholinergic burden is attenuated with targeted cognitive training in treatment refractory schizophrenia patients. Schizophrenia Research 208:384-389, 2019. 

Koshiyama D, Makoto Miyakoshi M, Joshi YB, Molina JL, Tanaka-Koshiyama K, Sprock J, Braff DL, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Abnormal effective connectivity underlying auditory mismatch negativity impairments in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry: CNNI (in press) 2020.


 Aryandokht Fotros, M.D.

 “Cocaine Cue-Induced Dopamine Release in the Human Prefrotal Cortex”. J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2016 Sep; 41(5): 322-330, Sept. 2016

 

 Haoyu Lee, M.D.

Brief Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression in Pediatric Primary Care: Uptake of Intervention and Community Services by Ethnic Minority Families. 2016