Psychiatry Advances Podcast

Psychiatry AdvancesPsychiatry Advances presents innovative research and patient-centered programs at the cutting edge of psychiatry and the behavioral sciences. 


“Resolve” - A Unique Pittsburgh Crisis Center

Our guest is Jack Rozel, MD, MSL, Associate Professor of Psychiatry President, American Association for Emergency Psychiatry, and Medical Director, resolve Crisis Services. resolve is a government-funded, 24-hour, 365-day crisis service that is free to all residents of Allegheny County, PA, and provides crisis counseling and support, referrals and intervention services.

Intensive Mental Health Outpatient Treatment in Perinatal Women

Our guest, Eydie Moses-Kolko, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, is an expert in women’s health and perinatal psychiatry. In this episode, Dr. Moses-Kolko discusses the critical importance of supporting the mental health of perinatal women, highlighting in particular the approach of partial outpatient intensive treatment for this population, as well as other integrated treatment strategies. 

ADHD: Diagnosis, Treatment Course, and Adult Presentations

In this podcast, our ADHD expert, Brooke S. G. Molina, PhD, presents information on life-time course prediction, drug misuse, primary care-based strategies for management of ADHD.

Depression in Late Life, and Risk for Dementia

Jordan Karp, MD, presents the features of geriatric depression and how it can be treated. In particular, he discusses approaches to treatment-resistant depression, as well as ongoing research related to depression and dementia.

Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana is now approved for distribution in Pennsylvania, but it is absent of controlled clinical trials. In this episode, Antoine Douaihy, MD explores controversies about today’s recommendations and patient distribution of medical marijuana.

Integrated Care: The IBD Specialty Medical Home

Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD is Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the Director of Behavioral Health within the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Medical Home. Dr. Szigethy focuses her clinical and research interests on integrated medical-psychiatric care models for patients with chronic disease including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). She is the PI of a PCORI grant on the specialty medical home, a likely future model of patient care.

Telepsychiatry: Growing and Useful

In this episode, we speak with Gina Perez, MD, who oversees telepsychiatry at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. Dr. Perez discusses this rapidly growing treatment modality for individual treatment and evaluation, as well as for psychiatric in-patient units and emergency rooms.


Meet Our Host

Psychiatry Advances is hosted by Loren H. Roth, MD, MPH, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry. He continues to actively teach and work at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. He is also the former Chief Medical Officer of UPMC, as well as the previous associate senior vice chancellor for Clinical Policy and Planning, Health Sciences, at the University of Pittsburgh.

Loren Roth, MD, MPH


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