December 9

Development and Maintenance of Dysregulated Eating in Youth with Overweight and Obesity: Towards an Understanding of Affective and Neurocognitive Mechanisms

Andrea Goldschmidt, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
December 16

Antidepressant Placebo Effects: Endogenous Opioids, Reinforcement Learning, and Beyond

Marta Peciña, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
January 6

Intimate Partner Violence and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease in Midlife Women

Karen Jakubowski, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Leveraging Teams and Implementation Science to Improve Children's Mental Health Services

Elizabeth McGuier, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
January 27

Precision Depression Care: PGx Effects

David Oslin, MD Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair of Veterans Health & Executive Director of the Stephen A Cohen Military Family Clinic, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
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