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Neuropsychiatric Sequelae Virtual Curriculum Series: Agitation, Depression, and Pseudobulbar Affect

  • David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

    David Beck, MD, is currently an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, in the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. Dr Beck’s interests include caring for patients with dementia, anxiety and depression in the elderly, telepsychiatry, and palliative care. He is a member of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and has more than 20 years’ experience in providing psychiatric consultation to nursing homes. He is a graduate of The University of Iowa College of Medicine, where he completed a residency in internal medicine and psychiatry, and completed additional training in geriatric medicine at Duke University.
  • George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    Samuel W. Fordyce Professor; Director, Geriatric Psychiatry

    George T. Grossberg, MD, is the Samuel W. Fordyce Professor in the Departments of Neurology & Psychiatry, Anatomy and Neurobiology and Internal Medicine, and director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. He consults in the development of protocols for central nervous system disorders in older patients, and he is involved in a variety of basic as well as clinical research projects in the area of dementing disorders, with a focus on behavioral disturbances in dementia. Dr Grossberg is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and holds membership in numerous professional societies. He completed his MD at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
  • Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD, is the Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and clinical director of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida. He chairs the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Research Colloquium for Young Investigators and the APA Work Group on Biomarkers and Novel Treatments. He is past president of the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), and is on the Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). He earned his MD and PhD from the UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  • Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Professor of Psychiatry

    Michael E. Thase, MD, is professor of psychiatry and director of the Mood and Anxiety Section in the department of psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and directs the Mood Disorders Research studies at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr Thase’s research focuses on the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, including studies of the differential therapeutics of both depression and bipolar affective disorder. He has authored or co-authored 16 books, numerous scientific articles and book chapters, and is involved in several professional organizations that include the American Psychiatric Association, the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, and the National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.

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  • Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology

    Georgia Montouris, MD, is Director of Epilepsy Services and Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine. She studied at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium and did her residency at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN. She was in private practice in Nashville specializing in epilepsy in adults and children, then moved on as medical director at Epi-Care, a comprehensive epilepsy center in Memphis, TN. From 1999 -2002, she worked at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center for Children and Adults in St. Louis, before coming to Boston Medical Center, where she began the comprehensive epilepsy center at Boston Medical Center, in 2002 which is listed as a Level 4 epilepsy monitoring center.
  • Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Neurology

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD, is the director of Pediatric Epilepsy for New York, the co-director of Pediatric Epilepsy Research at Northeastern Regional Epilepsy Group, and a clinical professor at Rutgers Medical Center. She earned her MD at Johns Hopkins University, and completed her residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr Paolicchi has conducted research on the genetics of epilepsy and continues to pursue collaborative outcome-based research for the treatment of children with epilepsy. She has participated in a wide variety of multi-institute clinical research trials, has numerous publications in her field, and is a renowned educator and national speaker in the treatment of epilepsy and the genetic influences on brain development.

Pseudobulbar Affect

  • Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Director, ALS and Related Disorders

    Erik P. Pioro, MD, PhD, is director, Section of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Related Disorders at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. Specializing in the care of patients with ALS and other complex neurodegenerative motor neuron disorders, his research uses magnetic resonance imaging and other modalities to identify and monitor the progression of motor neuron degeneration in the brains of patients with ALS and related conditions, and the correlation of imaging changes with human ALS brain tissue. Dr Pioro is a member of several professional associations, and has published numerous journal articles, book chapters and abstracts on neuromuscular function and disease. He earned his MD from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, and his PhD at the University of Oxford in England.
  • William M. Sauvé, MD

    William M. Sauvé, MD

    William M. Sauvé, MD

    Medical Director

    William Sauvé, MD, is the medical director for TMS NeuroHealth Centers of Richmond and Charlottesville, Virginia, a dedicated center for the treatment of depression using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. He earned his MD from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and completed his residency in adult psychiatry in the National Capital Consortium in Washington, DC. He served as the regimental psychiatrist for the 7th Marine Regiment in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, and went on to become the military clinical director at Poplar Springs Hospital after leaving the US Navy. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., a member of the American Psychiatric Association and a faculty member at the Neuroscience Education Institute.

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  • David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

    David Beck, MD, is currently an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, in the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. Dr Beck’s interests include caring for patients with dementia, anxiety and depression in the elderly, telepsychiatry, and palliative care. He is a member of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and has more than 20 years’ experience in providing psychiatric consultation to nursing homes. He is a graduate of The University of Iowa College of Medicine, where he completed a residency in internal medicine and psychiatry, and completed additional training in geriatric medicine at Duke University.
  • George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    Samuel W. Fordyce Professor; Director, Geriatric Psychiatry

    George T. Grossberg, MD, is the Samuel W. Fordyce Professor in the Departments of Neurology & Psychiatry, Anatomy and Neurobiology and Internal Medicine, and director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. He consults in the development of protocols for central nervous system disorders in older patients, and he is involved in a variety of basic as well as clinical research projects in the area of dementing disorders, with a focus on behavioral disturbances in dementia. Dr Grossberg is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and holds membership in numerous professional societies. He completed his MD at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
  • Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD, is the Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and clinical director of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida. He chairs the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Research Colloquium for Young Investigators and the APA Work Group on Biomarkers and Novel Treatments. He is past president of the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), and is on the Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). He earned his MD and PhD from the UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  • Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Professor of Psychiatry

    Michael E. Thase, MD, is professor of psychiatry and director of the Mood and Anxiety Section in the department of psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and directs the Mood Disorders Research studies at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr Thase’s research focuses on the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, including studies of the differential therapeutics of both depression and bipolar affective disorder. He has authored or co-authored 16 books, numerous scientific articles and book chapters, and is involved in several professional organizations that include the American Psychiatric Association, the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, and the National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
  • Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology

    Georgia Montouris, MD, is Director of Epilepsy Services and Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine. She studied at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium and did her residency at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN. She was in private practice in Nashville specializing in epilepsy in adults and children, then moved on as medical director at Epi-Care, a comprehensive epilepsy center in Memphis, TN. From 1999 -2002, she worked at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center for Children and Adults in St. Louis, before coming to Boston Medical Center, where she began the comprehensive epilepsy center at Boston Medical Center, in 2002 which is listed as a Level 4 epilepsy monitoring center.
  • Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Neurology

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD, is the director of Pediatric Epilepsy for New York, the co-director of Pediatric Epilepsy Research at Northeastern Regional Epilepsy Group, and a clinical professor at Rutgers Medical Center. She earned her MD at Johns Hopkins University, and completed her residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr Paolicchi has conducted research on the genetics of epilepsy and continues to pursue collaborative outcome-based research for the treatment of children with epilepsy. She has participated in a wide variety of multi-institute clinical research trials, has numerous publications in her field, and is a renowned educator and national speaker in the treatment of epilepsy and the genetic influences on brain development.
  • Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Director, ALS and Related Disorders

    Erik P. Pioro, MD, PhD, is director, Section of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Related Disorders at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. Specializing in the care of patients with ALS and other complex neurodegenerative motor neuron disorders, his research uses magnetic resonance imaging and other modalities to identify and monitor the progression of motor neuron degeneration in the brains of patients with ALS and related conditions, and the correlation of imaging changes with human ALS brain tissue. Dr Pioro is a member of several professional associations, and has published numerous journal articles, book chapters and abstracts on neuromuscular function and disease. He earned his MD from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, and his PhD at the University of Oxford in England.
  • William M. Sauvé, MD

    William M. Sauvé, MD

    William M. Sauvé, MD

    Medical Director

    William Sauvé, MD, is the medical director for TMS NeuroHealth Centers of Richmond and Charlottesville, Virginia, a dedicated center for the treatment of depression using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. He earned his MD from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and completed his residency in adult psychiatry in the National Capital Consortium in Washington, DC. He served as the regimental psychiatrist for the 7th Marine Regiment in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, and went on to become the military clinical director at Poplar Springs Hospital after leaving the US Navy. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., a member of the American Psychiatric Association and a faculty member at the Neuroscience Education Institute.