Education & Training
Selected Honors & Awards
- Tumuluru RV, Corbett-Dick P, Aman MG, Smith T Arnold LE, Pan X, Buchan-Page KA, Brown NV, Ryan MM, Hyman SL, Hellings J, Williams C, Hollway JA, Lecavalier L Rice, Jr RR, McAuliffe-Bellin S, Handen BL. Adverse events of atomoxetine in a double blind placebo controlled study in children with autism . Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. (In press).
- Lao PJ, Handen BL, Betthauser TJ, Mihaila I, Hartley SL, Cohen AD, Tudorascu DL, Bulova PD, Lopresti BJ, Tumuluru RV, Murali D, Mathis CA, Barnhart TE, Stone CK, Price JC, Devenny DA, Mailick MR, Klunk WE, Johnson SC, Christian BT. Longitudinal changes in amyloid PET and volumetric MRI in the non-demented Down syndrome population. Alzheimers & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring. In press.
- Handen BL, Aman MG, Arnold LE, Hyman SL, Tumuluru RV, Lecavalier L, Corbett-Dick P, Pan X, Hollway JA, Buchan-Page KA, Silverman LB, Brown NV, Rice Jr, RR, Hellings J, Mruzek DW, McAuliffe-Bellin S, Hurt EA, Ryan MM, Levato L, Smith T. Atomoxetine, parent training, and their combination in children with autism spectrum and ADHD. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2015 Nov; 54(11):905-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2015.08.013.PMID:26506581.
- Kovacs M, Sherrill J, George CJ, Pollock M, Tumuluru RV, Ho V. Contextual Emotion-Regulation Therapy for Childhood Depression: Description and Pilot Testing of a New Intervention. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006 Aug; 45(8):892-903.
- Tumuluru RV, Weller EB, Fristad MA, Weller, RA. Mania in six preschool children. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 2003; 13(4):489-94.
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Physical distancing, stay-at-home orders and economic uncertainty resulting from the current COVID-19 pandemic have raised behavioral health concerns for many people. Below is a selection of strategies from Department of Psychiatry faculty and trainees on how to cope with the drastic alteration of our home, social and professional lives. For Kids and Adolescents Rameshwari Tumuluru, MD, an expert in helping...
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Dr. Rameshwari V. Tumuluru, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, is Medical Director of the Adolescent Acute Partial Hospitalization Program (AAPHP) at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH), as well as the afterschool Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). She has devoted her career to community-based care for children and adolescents. In 2017, Dr. Tumuluru received a grant from The Beckwith Institute to create an on...
Rameshwari Tumuluru, MD Promoted to Associate Professor by Pitt School of Medicine
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