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biker looking at a brainThe Department of Psychiatry directs and operates a full spectrum of proven state-of-the-art evaluative and therapeutic clinical services at UC San Diego Health.

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In the News

5/14/2018
Newsday

​Features Doris Trauner, MD, and Igor Grant, MD

5/14/2018
Next Avenue

​Authored by Andrea LaCroix, PhD

5/14/2018
The Globe and Mail

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

5/14/2018
Healthcare Analytics News

​Features Carla Marienfeld, MD

4/26/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are preparing a first-of-its-kind, multidisciplinary investigation to determine if and how cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound ...
4/19/2018
In recent years, researchers have firmly established that gene mutations appearing for the first time, called de novo mutations, contribute to approximately one-third of cases of autism spect ...
4/17/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have determined that psychological resilience has a positive effect on health outcomes for people living with schizophrenia. This i ...
4/17/2018
Roughly one in 10 women in the United States will experience depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The consequences, however, may extend to their children, report re ...

Recent Announcements & Recognitions

Dr. Delano-Wood Congratulations to Lisa Delano-Wood, PhD on being appointed to the Board of Directors of the San Diego/Imperial Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association! Dr. Delano Wood will be the Chairperson of the Medical Community Relationships Committee and will work directly with the Chapter’s Programs Team to increase outreach to physicians and other allied health professionals.

Dr. Heaton Congratulations to Robert Heaton, PhD on receiving a UCSD Integrity Award! The awards honor UCSD’s commitment to uphold the six pillars of integrity—responsibility, honesty, fairness, respect, trustworthiness and courage. Click here to read more about the award and ceremony.

NAMI The annual National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk/Run took place on April 28, 2018. The annual event aims to build awareness for the importance of those living with mental illness. The Department had a strong presence at the Walk and in the Exhibitor area. Special thanks to Dr Steve Koh and program coordinator, Julia Griffith Boyd for organizing the Department team and to those who participated.

Mental Health Research On April 24 2018 Chair Igor Grant (on L) welcomed NIMH Director Joshua Gordon to the UCSD Department of Psychiatry. Joining him (from R) are Professors Neal Swerdlow Vice Chair for Education, and Stephanie Dulawa. Dr. Gordon’s Grand Rounds was on topic of "Challenges and Opportunities in Mental Health Research".


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