UCSF Psychiatry News

Marilyn Reed Lucia, MD
March 20, 2017
A special celebration of life will be held for UCSF Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (retired) Marilyn Reed Lucia, MD, on Wednesday, April 12 at 5:30 p.m. at 610 Parnassus Ave. for her groundbreaking work that led to the development of the statewide University of California child care system.
Hippocrates statue at Parnassus
March 17, 2017
After receiving more than 550 applications and conducting interviews with 85 candidates over a 12-week period, the UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) announced that it will welcome a full class of 16 new residents into its Class of 2021.
Neurons
March 15, 2017
Studying brain disorders is complicated for many reasons, not the least being the ethics of obtaining living neurons. To overcome that obstacle, UCSF postdoc Aditi Deshpande, PhD, is starting with skin cells.
US News Best Grad Schools badge
March 14, 2017
The UC San Francisco School of Medicine was tied for fourth place nationally among drug and substance abuse programs in this year’s U.S. News & World Report survey of best graduate schools.
New chief residents and fellows
February 23, 2017
The UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program have named their new chief residents and fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Deborah L. Cabaniss, MD
February 23, 2017
Noted clinical educator and author Deborah L. Cabaniss, MD, will be featured as the speaker at the 12th annual Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visiting Lectureship on Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Sharon M. Hall, PhD
February 13, 2017
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry Sharon M. Hall, PhD, has been appointed as an inaugural Fellow by the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT).
Lisa Gunaydin, PhD
February 08, 2017
Neuroscience researcher Lisa Gunaydin, PhD, was among the 15 UC San Francisco faculty members named to the first cohort of Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators earlier this week.
Woman smelling flower
February 03, 2017
Poor performance on a simple odor identification test was associated with a significantly increased risk of developing dementia years later, in a study of more than 2,400 older adults.
Pouring pills from a bottle into an open hand
January 31, 2017
A new study from UCSF emphasizes the ongoing need for clinicians to be aware of the potential risks when they prescribe antidepressants and other drugs.

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