December 20

The Rise of E-cigarettes: Balancing Potential Risks and Benefits to Public Health in a Rapidly Evolving Tobacco Marketplace

Brain, Behavior, and Cancer Seminar Series
Michael Dunbar, PhD Behavioral Scientist, RAND Corporation
January 4

The Behavioral Health ICU: One Year Update and Program Review

Clinical Grand Rounds
Hunter Gibbs, MD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
James Tew Jr., MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Priyanka Amin, MD Chief Resident, Resident Well-Being Initiative, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
January 11

Understanding the OCD Brain: Using Technology to Build Bridges between Humans and Mice

Susanne Ahmari, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
January 18

Convergent Pathways to Psychosis in Clinical and Genetic High Risk Youth

Carrie Bearden, PhD Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences and Joanne and George Miller and Family Endowed Chair, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California/Los Angeles
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Consistently ranked among the top psychiatric departments and hospitals in the US, our Department and its flagship hospital, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, revolutionizes psychiatric diagnosis and treatment, advances scholarship and knowledge, and continues to be a trailblazer in innovative research.

primary members trained in psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, education, genetics, molecular biology, neuroimaging, statistics, and other basic sciences.


million in research funding in fiscal year 2018

Providing behavioral health services to patients and their families since


Our residency training program was ranked sixth in the nation by Doximity


ambulatory programs offering behavioral health services

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Create the future of psychiatry through basic, translational and clinical research.

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