Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency - FacultyThe faculty is a diverse group of individuals keenly interested in training competent child and adolescent psychiatrists to help meet the mental health needs of children, adolescents, and their families.

The faculty place a high value on a collaborative educational environment in which trainees and supervisors work together to provide quality care and to remain at the forefront of the evolving science and clinical practice of child and adolescent psychiatry.

Included among the faculty are two former training directors and one Triple Board Program graduate.

Please refer to the following list of faculty, noting their clinical and/or research interests as well as the training programs from which they graduated. (Click on a name to view their bio)

Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry & Training Director:

Robert A. Sahl, MD

Robert Sahl, M.D.
Institute of Living
200 Retreat Avenue
Hartford, CT 06702
Tel: 860-545-7647
Fax: 860-7650
Email: robert.sahl@hhchealth.org

 

Coordinator, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program:

Alison Wellman
Institute of Living
200 Retreat Avenue
Hartford, CT 06702
Tel: (860) 545-7746
Fax: (860) 545-7186
alison.wellman@hhchealth.org

Assistant Training Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program:

Salma Malik, MD, MS
Institute of Living
200 Retreat Avenue
Hartford, CT 06702
Tel: 860-545-0780
Fax: 860-545-7556
Email: salma.malik@hhchealth.org

 

Assistant Training Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program:

Lynn Mangini, MDLynn Mangini, M.D.
Institute of Living
200 Retreat Avenue
Hartford, CT 06702
Tel: 860-825-7326
Fax: 860-545-7186
Email: lynn.mangini@hhchealth.org

Core Faculty:

Dr. Sudeshna Basu, MBBS, MD
Child and Adolescent Staff Psychiatrist

Eric D. Cohen, M.D.
Inpatient treatment, ADHD, anxiety disorders

Mary Butteweg Gratton, Ph.D., LCSW
Play therapy, infant-parent psychotherapy, developmental theories, psychodynamic psychotherapy Smith College School for Social Work (Ph.D.)

Yuli F. Fradkin, M.D.
Consultant to CARES Unit, out-patient clinic

Julie Goslee, M.D.
Consultant to young adult program 

  Mirela Loftus, M.D.
Inpatient treatment, ADHD, psychopharmocology

Lisa Namerow, M.D.
(Former Training Director)
Consultation-liaison, infant psychiatry, attachment disorders
 
Francisco Ripepi, M.D.
Developmental disorders, therapeutic school, outpatient
Mount Sinai School of Medicine- Elmhurst/State University of New York
 
Barbara Rzepski, Ph.D.
Consultation-liaison, chronic pain, CBT of anxiety disorders

Voluntary Faculty of Distinction:

J. Craig Allen, M.D.
Substance Abuse
Rushford Hospital

Beth Cooper, PhD.
Family Therapy

Rosemarie Coratola, Psy.D., LMFT
Family Therapy

Scott Hannan, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Institute of Living

Gary Isenberg, M.D.
Neuropsychiatrist
Glastonbury, CT

Milind Kale, M.D.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Ct. Juvenile Training School
Middletown, CT

Nina Livingston, M.D.
Sexual Abuse
St. Francis Hospital

Daane Logsdon, D.O.
School Psychiatry
University of Connecticut School of Medicine/Institute of Living

 
Craig Martin, M.D.
Juvenile Justice
University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt

Sally Rosengren, M.D.
Genetics
University of Connecticut

Kenneth Robson, M.D.
(Former Training Director)
Forensics, psychotherapy
Massachusetts Mental Health Center/Beth Israel Hospital
 
Carlos Salguero, M.D.
Cultural and community psychiatry
University of Michigan

Pamela Shuman, M.D.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Natchaug Hospital

Michael Stevens, Ph.D.
Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Research Institute of Living

Deborah Weidner, M.D.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Natchaug Hospital

 


Dr. Sudeshna Basu MBBS, MD
Sudeshna Basu, MBBS, MD
Consultant/Partial Hospital Program, School Psychiatry, Out-patient Clinic
Institute of Living
Tel: 860-825-0163
Email: sudeshna.basu@hhchealth.org

Sudeshna Basu MBBS, MD

Current Appointment: 

Child and Adolescent Staff Psychiatrist Institute of Living / Hartford hospital, July 2011-Current

I am currently treating patients in inpatient setting and consulting at the various programs at the Grace Webb therapeutic School, namely CREST, YAA and Transitional Learning Center. I have treated patients at a Girls Detention in Hartford.

Education:

School: Kendriya Vidyalaya, Lucknow: Secondary (Class X), 1992
Kendriya Vidyalaya, No. 2, Belgaum: Higher Secondary (Class XII), 1994
Medical School: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, India, 1995-2000
Internship: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, India and District Hospital, Belgaum, 2000-2001
Residency, Adult Psychiatry: Institute of Living / Hartford hospital 2006 -2009
Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Institute of Living / Hartford hospital, 2009-2011

Teaching Experience:

I have taught medical students both as a resident and fellow. I taught two modules – ADHD and Psychotic disorders in the pharmacotherapy course for first year C&A fellows, PGY2s (adult residency) and medical students as a second year fellow. I have presented grand rounds at IOL as a resident. I presented Grand rounds as a fellow, “Understanding advances in identifying risk factors for schizophrenia and clinical implications” I have presented at teaching seminars and journal clubs. I will cite three that were received well – Catatonia, an overview; Diabetes and depression - Links; and Schizophrenia – evolutionary genetics. I have educated the Trinity Day Care staff about “Oppositional Defiant Disorder”.

Research:

Dept. of Community Medicine
District Hospital, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

Trend and causes of Infant deaths in District hospital over a 5 year period – I did a retrospective analysis of infant deaths per hospital records. It showed a statistically insignificant decline and confirmed prematurity as the leading cause. 


Eric Cohen, MD
Eric Cohen, MD
Inpatient treatment, ADHD, Anxiety Disorders
Tel: 860-545-7493
Fax: 860-7650
Email: ericd.cohen@hhchealth.org

Eric David Cohen, MD

Education & Training

Undergraduate: 9/75-5/79: Brandeis University B.A. in Biology, Waltham, MA 1979

Graduate: 9/79 - 5/83 Albany Medical College M.D., Albany, NY 1983

Post Graduate: 7/83 - 6/88 Western Psychiatric Institute & Internship in Pediatrics & Child Psychiatry Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Residency in General Psychiatry
Pittsburgh, PA Fellowship-Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Certification & Licensure

1985-1989: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Medical License #: MD033684-E

1985-present: DEA Certification # BC0136704

1989-present: State of Connecticut Medical License #029965

1989-present: State of Connecticut DEA CDS License #17225

January 1997 - January 2007: Board Certification in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry
Recertified for 10 years and Neurology, Certificate # 43314
May 2007-May 2017

January 2006 - January 2016: Board Certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the ABPN,
Certificate #5780

Memberships in Professional & Scientific Societies

1983 - 1988: Pittsburgh Psychiatric Society

1983 - present: American Psychiatric Association

1983 - present: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

1988 - 1990: American Medical Association

1990 - 2000: AACAP, Member, Children with Chronic Diseases Subcommittee

1991 - present: CT. Regional Chapter, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

1989 - present: Hartford Psychiatric Society

1991 - 1992: Hartford County Medical Association

1998 - present: Hartford County Medical Association
Publications
(1) Part of P. Burke, et al: “Depression and Anxiety in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
and Cystic Fibrosis” JAACP (1989) 28, 6:948-951.

(2) Fialkov M.J. and Cohen E: The Legal Process, and the Child in Out-of Home Care.
In Grabe PV (ed): Adoption Resources for Mental Health Professionals.
Mental Health Adoption Therapy Project, Children’s Aid Society, Mercer,
P.A., 1986 Published by Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, 1990.


(3) E. Cohen, book review of The Stolen Child: Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome by Ann
Hewetson; Bergen & Garvey, 2002; in J. Am. Acad. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry,
43:10, October 2004

(4) E.D. Cohen, M.D. historical chapter, in the Special Issue commemorating the 50th Anniversary
of the Division of Child Psychiatry at the Institute of Living; in
Connecticut Medicine: The Journal of the Connecticut State Medical Society, October 2005; Vol 69, No.8
Administration & Service
Feb. 1988 - June 1989:
Director and Medical Director, Center for Children and Families,
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA.

July 1989 - Dec. 1990:
Unit Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Services,
The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT.

July 1989 - July 1993:
Staff Psychiatrist, The Institute of Living, full time

July 1993 - April 1994:
Staff Psychiatrist, The Institute of Living, part time / courtesy

June 1991 - July 1993:
Director, Jaycees Neuropsychiatric Clinic, The Institute of Living

April 1994 - Present:
Active Staff, Hartford Hospital / The Institute of Living

March 1999 - Present:
Hartford Hospital/Institute of Living Faculty: Attending Psychiatrist on
Child and Adolescent Inpatient Units; and member of group Outpatient Practice

July 1993 - April 1994:
Private Psychiatric Practice, West Hartford

April 1994 - Aug. 1996:
Founding co-partner, V.P. & Secretary, LifeSpan Psychiatric Services, P.C.

Aug. 1996 - March 1999:
Private Psychiatric Practice, West Hartford

July 1995 - July 1999:
Courtesy, St. Francis Hospital

Jan 1996 - Present:
Consultant Staff, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Teaching
April 1987 - Jan. 1988:
Member of research team for an NIMH funded study:
“Psychiatric Aspects of Childhood Inflammatory Bowel Disease”
Patrick Burke et al, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic,
University of Pittsburgh Interviewing, data collection, chart review).

July 1987 - June 1988:
Co-coordinator of Developmental Practicum,
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.

July 1988 - June 1989:
Coordinator of Developmental Practicum,
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.

July 1988 - June 1989:
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Dec. 1990 - Present:
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry,
UCONN School of Medicine, Farmington, CT.

March 1991 - July 1993:
Instructor, Collaborative Pediatric/Child Psychiatry Office Rounds (monthly), The Institute of Living

July 1989 - Present:
Member, Child Psychiatry Training Committee,
Hartford Child Psychiatry Consortium
Consultation
Jan. 2005 - 2007:
Consulting Psychiatrist, IOL Webb School at Bloomfield
Lectures & Presentations
2005: Session on “Horticultural Therapy in Children and Adolescents with ADHD and Anxiety Disorders, at yearly Northeast Chapter AMHTA Meeting.

2008: Presentation at Annual IOL –NAMI of CT Conference, on Evidence-Based Medication
Treatment for Children and Adolescents

2009: Lecture to Bristol Hospital Pediatric Department on ADHD and Co-Morbid Conditions

2009: Part of Experts Panel Discussion on “Housing, Education and Health”, a Conference at the
Partnership for Strong Communities, in Hartford, CT.

2011: New Experts Panel Discussion for Partnership for Strong Community Annual Conference


Rosemaris Coratola, PsyD, LMFT
Rosemarie Coratola, PsyD, LMFT
Family Therapy
Institute of Living
Tel: 860-545-7200
Email: rosemarie.coratola@hhchealth.org

Rosemarie Coratola, Psy.D., LMFT

Education
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, November 2007
Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene, NH
APA Accredited

Final Orals, July 16, 2007
Dissertation Proposal Approval, October 20, 2006
Topic: Evaluation of a University Clinic-Based Intensive Family Preservation Program: What’s in a Name?
Dissertation Chair: George Tremblay, Ph.D.

Qualifying Exam Passed: March 2002

M.S. Clinical Psychology, November 2002
Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene, NH

M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy, 1983
University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

B.S. Psychology, 1979

A.S. Mental Health, 1979

Certificate, Creative Expressive Therapy, 1979
University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
Clinical and Administrative Experience
Assessment Clinician II, 2009 - present
Per Diem 2005 - 2009
Institute of Living, Hartford, CT
Complete clinical assessments of children and adults at the emergency departments of Hartford Hospital and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Assist with admissions of patients to acute psychiatric hospital settings, including insurance pre-certification. Refer individuals to community and outpatient services, as needed. Coordinate patient dispositions within a medical and mental health team context.

Program Director
Child FIRST – Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT 2007 – 2009
Provided direction and management of the Child FIRST program, with a strong emphasis on clinical staff supervision. Serve as a liaison to direct service providers and collaborators within Greater Bridgeport for this family-focused, child-centered program, which is involved with clinical and care coordination services for high-risk families with children from birth through age five years. Presentations and in-service training to community providers on early childhood intervention. Additional duties include service provision, oversight of reimbursement for services through Medicaid and other identified reimbursement payors, and other tasks toward the goal of service model replication.

Psychology Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient Unit, 2004 - 2005
Institute of Living, Hartford, CT
Provided treatment of children and adolescents in an acute psychiatric setting. Short-term clinical treatment of this population included individual, group and family therapy, discharge planning and coordination, linkage with community services and state agencies, and collaboration with interdisciplinary team (psychiatry, nursing, medical, social work, education, occupation/therapeutic recreation, etc.).

Psychology Internship, Child and Adolescent Track, 2003 - 2004
Institute of Living, Hartford, CT
Psychology internship with a focus on children and adolescents in a variety of settings; (a) short-term inpatient, (b) children receiving medical services at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, (c) out patient clinic settings, (d) psychological testing, (e) therapeutic educational setting and (f) participation in clinical seminars.

Private Psychotherapy Practice, 1986 – Present
Fairfield and New Haven, Connecticut
Psychotherapy with individuals, couples, families, children, and groups; special focus on relationship building and couples therapy, sexual abuse, domestic violence and incest recovery, grief and loss, substance abuse recovery, women’s issues, children, and gay/lesbian issues.

Psychology Extern, 2000 – 2002
Yale University, School of Medicine, Child Study Center
New Haven, CT
Provided assessment, evaluations, and clinical services with children and youth, ages 2 to 17 years, from the Greater New Haven area - and within and out of the state of Connecticut. Participated in the agency’s Lead Clinic program, Focal Question Clinic, and Child Development-Community Policing program. Assisted with community presentations, collaborated with community agencies, developed and implemented group procedures for a social skills group for inner-city youth, and assisted with administrative duties of establishing program linkage with the agency billing and record-keeping system. Facilitated discussion and presentation with grandparents at an inner-city, church-affiliated agency, to explore issues regarding raising grandchildren in a violent community –under the auspices of the Child Development-Community Policing program.

Director - Parent, Child and Youth Unit, 1993 – 2000
Program Director & Assistant Program Director – Youth Evaluation Services 1989- 1993
Family Services Woodfield, Inc.
Bridgeport, CT
Provided administrative and clinical supervision and management of a variety of clinical and case management services for families and youth with a special emphasis on at-risk, inner-city and special needs populations including: Juvenile Justice, Welfare-to-Work; Victims of Crime; Divorce/Parenting; and Substance Abusing Adolescents. Provided clinical services (individual, couple, family, and group) for families and youth with a special emphasis on parent-child conflict; relationship conflict; parenting; depression; and employee assistance clients. Assisted with report and grant preparation; collaborated with community services and organizations (education, medical, employment, legal, faith-based &mental health); in-service training and public speaking; and program planning and development.

Assistant Director, 1987-1989
Trumbull Counseling Center
Trumbull, CT
Provided crisis intervention, individual, couple, family and group counseling for a variety of teen and family concerns. Assisted the director of this community youth service agency with all aspects of agency coordination and reports. Acted as liaison with area high schools, and collaborated with community and statewide service agencies. Provided in-service training and various workshops to community service agencies and presentations to area youth and parents.

Network Counselor, 1983-1987
Network Counselor Graduate Intern 1981-1983
Episcopal Social Services
Bridgeport, CT
Provided individual, couples, and family therapy with people from the Greater Bridgeport area.

Coordinator, Rape Crisis Service, 1981-1986
Program Assistant, Rape Crisis Service 1979-1981
YWCA of Greater Bridgeport
Provided training and supervision of program staff and volunteers. Completed program reports for community and state agencies, and assisted with grant proposals for continued program funding. Provided in-service training to community groups; service agencies; and educational, medical, and legal institutions on topics related to sexual assault, incest, date rape, sexual harassment, and personal safety. Trained volunteer staff for crisis intervention and hotline coverage, and collaborated with community agencies. Provided face-to-face and telephone crisis intervention, advocacy, and follow-up counseling to victims of sexual assault and child sexual abuse, and incest survivors.

Additional Experience

Staff Psychologist, Psychology Department – Child and Adolescent Psychology Intern Supervisor
Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 2011 – present
Provide training and supervision of child and adolescent psychology interns with the CT Children’s Medical Center Emergency Department clinical rotation.

Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident Family Therapy Training Program
Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 2011 – present
Provide oversight of the family therapy training program component of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident training program.

Family Therapy Supervisor, 2010 - present
Institute of Living, Hartford, CT
Clinical supervision of psychiatry resident with a focus on family therapy.

Board of Directors, 2010 – present
CTAMFT
Member of the Board of Directors with Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and chair of the Professional Development Committee.

Volunteer, 2002 – 2003
Reach-Out-and-Read program
Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
Read and socially interacted with children ages 1 to 14 years awaiting their medical visit for well or sick care.

On-line Instructor, 2002 - 2004
Alliance for All Distance Learning
Provided on-line instruction for “Fatherhood: Why Men Matter in the Lives of Their Children,” authored by Kyle Pruett, M.D., Yale University, School of Medicine, Child Study Center. The Alliance was a collaborative effort of Yale, Stanford, and Oxford universities.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2000 – 2003
Antioch New England Graduate School
Keene, New Hampshire
Participated in instruction of the Fundamental Clinical Skills course - 2000 and 2001 Fall, and 2003 Spring semesters.

Therapy Trainer, 1999 – 2000
Therapy Trainer, Assistant 1997 - 1999
Body-Centered Gestalt Therapy Training Program
Hartford Family Institute, Inc.
West Hartford, CT
Provided clinical training in body-oriented Gestalt therapy in a small group setting. Presenter at the 3rd International Body-Oriented Gestalt Therapy Conference (Countertransference; and Working with Gay and Lesbian Couples) – Wels, Austria. Presented at the 4th International Body-Oriented Gestalt Therapy Conference (Singing from the Soul) – Asheville, NC.


Yuli Fradkin, MD, MD
Consultant/CARES Unit, Out-patient Clinic
Tel: 860-545-7648
Email: yuli.fradkin@hhchealth.org

Yuli Fradkin, MD

Education:

Jul 2008 - Jun 2010:
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
Fellowship in child psychiatry.

Jul 2004 - Jun 2008:
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
Residency program in clinical psychiatry.

Sep 1994 - Aug 1996:
Mental Health Research Center, Moscow, Russia
Residency program in clinical psychiatry with specialty in child psychiatry.

Jul 1993 - Sep 1993:
Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Community Medicine/Adolescent Medicine, Olympia Fields, IL
Clinical rotation in preventive medicine and adolescent psychiatry.

Sep 1988 - Jul 1994:
The National Medical University of Russia, Moscow, Russia M.D
Medical Coordinator
Conducting clinical trials in patients with depression, schizophrenia, ADD

Sep 1996 - Feb 2002:
Department of Child Psychiatry, Mental Health Research Center, Moscow
Research Scientist, Attending
The treatment of outpatient and inpatient patients with psychiatric conditions

Research:

Sep 1996 - Feb 2002:
Mental Health Research Center, Moscow
Senior Researcher
Kozlova I M.D.
Investigation of social and interpersonal predictors of malfunctioning in adolescents with mood disorder

Feb 2001 - Feb 2002:
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Mental Health Research Center, Moscow
Research Assistant
Morozova M M.D.Studying of effectiveness of new antidepressants

Feb 2003 - Jul 2008:
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
Cohen L PhD
Studying of personality profiles in Addictive patients

Jul 2004 - Present:

Hartford Hospital/IOL Hartford Grigorenko E PhD
Investigation of neurocognitive functions, language, and genetics in childhood psychiatric disorders

Publications:

Y.Fradkin ”Experience of nondirective psychotherapy with preschool kids”, Journal of Practical Psychologist, N 2,1997 pp. 114-117

Y Fradkin et. al. “Possible effects of the Chernobyl Radiation on the developing brain”// 14-th International Congress of the International Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions, Stockholm, 1998, p 49

Y Fradkin et. al.“Use of rispolept treatment for schizophrenia in childhood”, Zhurnal nevrologii i psikhiatrii imeni S.S. Korsakova N 7 2001 pp35-38

Y Fradkin et al. “Quetiapine versus risperidone in treatment of anxiety/panic disorder”//APA Annual Meeting, 2004, New York, NY

Y Fradkin et al. Neuropsychological impairment in Pedophiles, Opioid addicts and Healthy controls //APA Annual Meeting, 2005, Toronto , Ontario


Y Fradkin et al. “Personality profile across addictive behavior”, Bridging Eastern and Western Psychiatry, vol. III, N 1, 2005 pp 11-17

Y Fradkin et al. “Low-dose risperidone and quetiapine as monotherapy for comorbid anxiety and depression” Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2005 Apr ; 66(4):544

Y Fradkin & Koren E Chapter: Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: From the Perspective of Russia, pp. 179-192; in book: Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: A Global Perspective, Nova Biomedical Books 2007

Y Fradkin, E Fink, S Yard, J Prosser, L Cohen, I Galynker. “Risperidone is as Effective as Paroxetine in the treatment of Panic Attacks”//APA Annual Meeting, 2007, San Diego

Lisa J. Cohen, Y Fradkin, Matthew Steinfeld, Steven J. Frenda, Igor I. Galynker “Comparison of Personality Traits in Pedophiles, Abstinent Opiate Addicts, and Healthy Controls: Considering Pedophilia as an Addictive Behavior “ (J Nerv Ment Dis. 2008 Nov;196(11):829-37)


Julie Goslee, MD
Julie Goslee, MD
School Psychiatry
Consultant/Young Adult Program
Tel: 860-825-0438
Email: julie.goslee@hhchealth.org

Julie Goslee, MD

Education:

7/07- 7/09:
The Institute of Living, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
Hartford, Connecticut

6/04 – 6/07:
UNC Hospitals, Residency in (Adult) Psychiatry
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

8/00 – 5/04:
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Farmington, Connecticut

8/95 – 5/99:
Duke University, B.S. in Psychology
Durham, North Carolina

Presentations:

“Perinatal Depression: Treatment Options and Dilemmas”
Grand Rounds at Institute of Living, May 2011


Mirela Loftus, MD
Mirela Loftus, MD
School Psychiatry
Inpatient Treatment, ADHD, psychopharmocology
Tel: 860-545-7493
Fax: 860-7650
Email: mirela.loftus@hhchealth.org

Mirela Loftus, MD

Education:

Jan 2005 - Dec 2006:
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, PGYIV and V
Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital, Hartford CT
Chief Resident during PGY V

2001 - 2004:
General Psychiatry Resident, PGY I-PGY III
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington CT

2001:
Ph.D. Doctoral Program in Neuroscience, University of California - Davis
Dissertation: The dopaminergic system in the hippocampal formation of the Macaca Fascicularis monkey. (Advisor: Prof. David Amaral Ph.D.)

1994 -1996:
Teaching Assistant, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
State University of New York at Stony Brook

1993:
Fellow, United States International Agency (USIA)
Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
State University of New York at Stony Brook

1992-1993:
Internship in Pediatrics, M.S. Curie Children's Hospital, Bucharest, Romania

1992:
M.D. Carol Davila University of Medicine and Dentistry, Bucharest, Romania

Publications, Conferences, Presentations:

Presenter and Discussant: Study Drugs -From No_Doz to Adderall: Making the Grade in the 21st Century, Trinity College, December 2008.

Grand Rounds Presentation: Pediatric Pseudoseizures: Fact or Fiction?, Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital, April 2006.

Grand Rounds Presentation: Hide and Seek: Recognizing the Elusive Symptoms of Dissociative Disorder in Children & Adolescents, Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital, June 2005.

33rd Annual Chief Residents’ Meeting, Tarrytown Leadership Conference: June 2005.

Loftus M, R.T. Knight, D.G. Amaral. An analysis of atrophy in the medial mammillary nucleus following hippocampal and fornix lesions in humans and nonhuman primates. Experimental Neurology 163, 180–190, 2000.

Deficiency and excess of dopamine in the CNS and approaches to treatment, Department of Pharmatoxicology, University of California-Davis, 2000.

Loftus M, D.G. Amaral. The dopaminergic system in the hippocampal formation of the Macaca Fascicularis monkey. Presentation at the Society for Neuroscience 30th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 2000.


Salma Malik, MD, MS
Salma Malik, MD, MS
Assistant Training Director
Consultant to Extended Day Treatment Program, School Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology and Research
Tel: 860-545-0780
Fax: 860-545-7556
Email: salma.malik@hhchealth.org

Salma Malik, MD, MS

Education:

Graduate:
Sep. 2002 - May 2003:
MS Molecular Biology and Biochemistry with emphasis in Biotechnology
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Medical:

Oct. 1991 - Sep. 1997:
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S)
Fatima Jinnah Medical College, University of Punjab, Pakistan

Undergraduate:

Aug. 1988 - Jul. 1991:
Pre Medical, Kinnaird College, Lahore, Pakistan

Professional Training:

Jul. 2007 - Jun. 2008:
Chief Resident IOL Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency

Jul. 2006 - Jun. 2008:
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training, IOL/Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT

Jul. 2003 - Jun. 2006:
Psychiatry Residency Training, IOL/Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT

Professional Experiences

Jan. 2012 - Present:
Consultant to the Mood disorder consultation service
This service is designed to help people whose mood symptoms have been resistant to medications. Physical, Psychiatric, cognitive and Pharmacogenetic testing is done to provide comprehensive assessment and recommendations

Jun. 2010 - Present:
Assistant Training Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program, IOL / Hartford
Hospital - overseeing fellows rotations, didactics and medication clinic

Jun. 2010 - Present:
Consultant to the Extended Day treatment Program, IOL / Hartford Hospital

Jul. 2009 - Present:
Preceptor for the Fellows outpatient medication clinic, IOL / Hartford Hospital

Sep. 2008 - Present:
Consulting Psychiatrist to the Therapeutic school, IOL / Hartford Hospital

Sep. 2008 - Present:
Faculty/Supervisor, IOL / Hartford Hospital

Research & Laboratory Experiences:

May 2012 - Present:
Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital - Principal Investigator
An open label 50 wk study of the safety and tolerability of memantine in pediatric patients with Autism, Asperger’s disorder,or Pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified(PDD-NOS)

May 2012 - Present:
Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital - Principal Investigator
A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Withdrawal Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Memantine in Pediatric Patients with Autism, Asperger’s Disorder, or Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) Previously Treated with Memantine

May 2012 - Present:
Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital-Principal Investigator
A 48 week Open-Label Extension Study of the Safety and Tolerability of Memantine in Pediatric Patients with Autism, Asperger’s Disorder or Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified Previously Treated with Memantine

Feb. 2012 - Present:
Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital
Involved in a pilot research project looking at the safety and efficacy of rTMS (Transcranial magnetic Stimulation) in adolescent depression

Apr. 2011:
Institute of Living / Hartford Hospital - Principal Investigator
Principal Investigator in a clinical trial for efficacy and safety of an atypical antipsychotics for the Treatment of irritability associated with Autism

Mar. 2011 - Present:
Institute of Living / Hartford Hospital-Principal Investigator
Principal Investigator in a clinical trial for efficacy and safety of an atypical antipsychotics for the Treatment of Adolescent Bipolar disorder (short term trial)

Mar. 2011 - Present:
Institute of Living / Hartford Hospital-Principal Investigator
Principal Investigator in a clinical trial for efficacy and safety of an atypical antipsychotics for the Treatment of Adolescent Bipolar disorder (26-week long term trial)

Oct. 2010 - Present:
Institute of Living / Hartford Hospital
Sub investigator in a clinical trial for efficacy and safety of an atypical antipsychotic for the treatment of adolescent schizophrenia (short term and long term clinical trial)



Barbara Rzepski, Ph.D
Barbara Rzepski, Ph.D.
Consultation-liaison, Chronic Pain, CBT of Anxiety Disorders
Phone: 860-545-8665
Email: Brzepsk@ccmckids.org

Barbara Rzepski, Ph.D.

Education:

1985:
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Ph.D., in Psychology
Dissertation: “School Adjustment of Adolescents with Spina Bifida”

1983 - 1984:
Child/Clinical Psychology Pre-doctoral Internship
Newington Children’s Hospital

1972:
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
M.Ed. Special Education

1970:
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
B.S. Social Work

Publications:

Hyams, J.S., Burke, G., Davis, P.M. Rzepski, B, & Andrulonis, P.A. (1996). Gastrointestinal symptoms, anxiety, and depression: A population based study of adolescents. The Journal of Pediatrics, 129(2), 220-226.

Presentations:

Rzepski, B., Bright, N. & Mangini, L. (2010, May). Chronic Pain Syndromes: Understanding & Managing Impact on School. Presented at Critical Issues in School Health Conference, Farmington, CT.

Rzepski, B. (2010, May). School Based Strategies for Managing Anxiety. Presented for the Breakfast Series, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT.

Rzepski, B. (2009, December). School Based Strategies for Managing Anxiety. Presented at 13th Annual MHISC Peter Tacy Symposium, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT.

Rzepski, B. (2009, October). After the Shock, What I Wish I Knew Then. 4th Annual IBD Symposium, Hartford, CT.

Rzepski, B. (2008, November). Psychological Issues Confronting the Child & Family with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 3rd Annual IBD Symposium, Hartford, CT.

Rzepski, B., Schecter, N. & Luginbuhl, L. (2008 November). Multidisciplinary Treatment of Chronic Pain in Children and Adolescents. Connecticut Psychological Association, Windsor, CT.

Rzepski, B. (2008, September). Kids & the Internet. Presented at Andrulonis Child Mental Health Series, Hartford, CT.

Rzepski, B. (2007, February). Stress and Anxiety in the Pediatric Patient. Presented at Andrulonis Child Mental Health Series, Hartford, CT.

Rzepski, B. (2007, November). Psychological Adjustment to Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Second IBD Symposium, Hartford, CT.


Lynn Mangini, MD
Lynn Mangini, MD
Assistant Training Director
Consultation liaison, alternative treatment strategies
Tel: 860-825-7326
Fax: 860-545-7186
Email: lynn.mangini@hhchealth.org

Lynn Mangini, MD

Education:

1982 - 1986: Medical Education
The University of Connecticut Health Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06031
M.D., Honors in Psychiatry

1974 to 1978: Undergraduate Education
The University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269
B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Psychology

Post-Graduate Training:

1991 - 1992: Fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Hartford Hospital &
The University of Connecticut Health Center
Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT 06102-5037

1989 - 1991: Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
The University of New Mexico Health Center
Department of Child Psychiatry
2400 Tucker NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

1987 - 1989: Residency in Psychiatry
The University of New Mexico Health Center
Department of Psychiatry
2400 Tucker NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

1986 - 1987: Transitional Year
The University of New Mexico Health Center
Department of Psychiatry
2400 Tucker NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Integrative Medicine Training:

January 2005: Reiki Master Certification Training
Canton, CT

February 2004: Master Hypnotherapy Certification Training
National Association for Transpersonal Hypnotherapists Goshen, VA

March 2003: Reiki I & II Certification Training
Transpersonal Reiki Institute, Goshen, VA

1998 - 1999: Therapeutic Touch Training
Ann Minor, APRN
Griffin Hospital
130 Division Street
Derby, CT 06418

1998 - 1999: Dora Kunz & Dr. Dolores Krieger
Pumpkin Hollow Farm
1184 Route 11
Craryville, NY 12521

1990 - 1998: Ericksonian Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy
Advanced Supervision Group with Stephen Gilligan, PhD
1504 Crest Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024

1987: Death, Dying, & Transition Five Day Workshop
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, MD
San Luis Obispo, CA

Awards & Honors:

2011: Linda J. Stacy Service Excellence Award

2010: Recipient of the Dr. Anthony P. Andrulonis Memorial Award for Excellence in Residency Teaching

1993: Recipient of the Andrew Schwartz Memorial Award for
Excellence in Teaching in an Affiliated Pediatric Field

1992: Recipient of the Dr. Cornelius Boelhower Award in Education & Research for Meritorious Academic, Scientific, & Clinical Achievement & for Qualities of Professional Leadership

Principal Interests:

Integrative Medicine
An approach to healing in which complementary therapies are used in concert with medical treatment to help reduce pain, stress and anxiety; cope with chronic or life-threatening illness; and enhance physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

Psychosomatic Medicine
The evaluation and treatment of the psychological needs of children, adolescents, families, and adults in the medical setting, which includes a special focus on the treatment of chronic pain and coping with acute and chronic illness.

Resiliency and Creativity
How the creative process invites the discovery of internal strengths and promotes healing and self-growth.

Memberships & Professional Societies:

1996 to present: American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

1995 to present: Regional Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

1995 to 2000: American Psychiatric Association

1995 to 2000: Connecticut Psychiatric Society

1995 to 1999: International Society for the Study of Dissociation

Bibliography:

Chapters in Books
Mangini, L., Confessore M., Girard P., and Spadola T. Supporting Children and Families in Emotional Crisis. In: Emmanuelsen K.L. and Rosenlicht J., editors. Symposium on the Traumatic Support Program at Hartford Hospital. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America. Volume 7, Number 3, September 1995, p. 557-567.

Original Reports
Griffin, L.C., Masso, P.J., Mangini, L.M., Stevens, M., and Smith, S.R. Impact of the CARES Psychiatric Assesssment Unit on Patient Mangement in the Emergency Department. Work in progress.

Namerow, LB, Mangini, LM: Targeting Symptom Domains: a Strategy for Pharmacotherapy in Childhood Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Connecticut Medicine 2005; 69(9):525-533.

Boukoms A. and Mangini L. Pergolide: An Antidepressant Adjuvant for Mood Disorders? Psychopharmacology Bulletin 1993, 29 (2): 207-11.

Rosowsky A., Lazarus H., Yuan G.C., Beltz W.R., Mangini L., Abelson H.T., Modest E.J., and Frei E. Effects of Methotrexate Esters and Other Lipophilic Antifolates on Methotrexate-Resistant Human Leukemic Lymphoblast. Biochem Pharm 1980, 29 (4): 648-52.

Abstracts
Mangini L., Havlena J., McCarty T., and Berenson C. Prevalence of Childhood Dissociative Disorders in a Clinic Population. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Multiple Personality/Dissociative States. Chicago, 1991.

Rossow P.R., Mangini, L., Cucchi C.A., and Modest E.J. Mechanism of Methotrexate Resistance in a Human Leukemic Cell Line. Proc Am Assoc Cancer Res 1980. 26:265 (abstract #1060).

Posters
Griffin LC, Masso PD, Mangini L, Stevens M, Smith SR. Impact of the CARES Psychiatric Assessment Unit on Patient Management in the Emergency Department. Poster presentation, May 2010; Vancouver, Canada.

Griffin LC, Masso PD, Mangini L, Stevens M, Smith SR. Impact of the CARES Psychiatric Assessment Unit on Patient Management in the Emergency Department. Platform presentation, April 2010; Philadelphia, PA.


Lisa Namerow, MD
Lisa Namerow, MD
(Former Training Director)
Consultation liaison, infant psychiatry, attachment disorders
Tel: 860-545-7493
Fax: 860-545-7650
Email: lisa.namerow@hhchealth.org

Lisa Namerow, MD

Education:

1984 - 1988:
UConn School of Medicine, Farmington, CT – MD

1979 - 1983:
Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. Magna Cum Laude, Psychology – B.A.

Residency Training:

7/88 – 6/93:
Triple Board Training Program, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

7/92 – 6/93:
Chief Resident in Child Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

1/91 – 6/93:
Fellow in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

7/90 – 12/91:
Resident in General Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

7/88 – 6/89:
Resident in Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Honors & Awards:

9/2009:
Board of Directors Resolution on Excellence in Clinical Care, Hartford Hospital

4/2009:
Awarded “Top Doc” In Psychiatry Specialty, Connecticut Magazine

3/2006:
McNeil Teaching award for Excellence in Pediatric Residents Teaching, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

6/2001:
Paul Andrulonis, M.D. Teaching Award

Teaching Experience:

7/94 – Present:
Coordinator of Mental Health Services for Pediatricians sponsored by
CME Office at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
University of Connecticut School of Medicine/The Institute of Living: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics; Coordinator of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry rotation for General Psychiatry Residents; and Child and Adolescent Fellows, Instructor for Pediatric Residents, and medical students during their elective rotation in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

7/93 – 6/94:
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY:
Instructor in Psychiatry. Responsible for providing didactic lectures and ongoing supervision of third and fourth-year medical students, General Psychiatry Residents, and Child Fellows.

7/92 – 6/93:
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY:
Chief Resident in Child Psychiatry. Responsible for organizing weekly Grand Rounds for the Child Psychiatry Division and providing Child Psychiatry curriculum to Pediatric house staff and medical students.

7/91 – 6/94:
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY:
Instructor in Pediatrics. Responsible for tutorial sessions with third-year medical students during their six-week inpatient rotation and supervising pediatric residents in the emergency room.

Professional Societies:

12/88 - Present: American Academy of Pediatrics

12/91 - Present: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

12/91 - Present: Connecticut Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

12/91 - 6/94: New York Council for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Presentations:

4/2007: Psychopharmacotherapy in Autism: A Symptom Domain Approach CME to Department of Pediatrics, Tony Andrulonis, M.D. Mental Health Series, Hartford, CT.

5/15/07: Child and Adolescent Development: What’s Normal and What’s Not Community Education Series Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT.

10/26/07: Role of Child Psychiatry in the Management of DSDs, AACAP Clinical Perspectives, Annual meeting AACAP Kansas City, KS.

11/2/07: Attachment Disturbance and its Clinical Manifestations, Teaching Series Pediatric Residents Hartford, CT.

11/8/07: Risperdone in Autism: Part of Symptom Domain Approach Update to Community Pediatricians, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, CT.

12/6/07: Adolescent Engagement: Tricks of the Trade Keynote Speaker for Mental Health Series, to Independent Schools, Hartford, CT.

5/6/08: “Suicide Contagion: The Psychiatrist’s MRSA” The Andrulonis Child Mental Health Evening Series, Hartford, CT

5/28/08: Beyond Screening: The Phenomenology and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders Mental Health Conference for Community Pediatricians, Baystate Medical Center Holyoke, MA.
10/31/08 A Guide to Teaching Pediatrics, Presentation for Special Interest Group, Annual AACAP Meeting, Chicago, IL.

3/4/09: Mental Health Considerations in the Management of Disorders of Sex Development (DSD’s) Grand Rounds at The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT.

5/14/09: “Understanding and Managing Aggression” Keynote speaker for AAP-Sponsored School of Health Conference, Farmington, CT.

6/6/09: “ADHD Along the Development Spectrum” Lecture to Pediatricians, continuing medical education as part of Tony Andrulonis, M.D. Mental Health Series, Hartford, CT.

10/20/09: “Assessment and Management of Psychiatric Emergencies of Psychiatric Emergencies in the Primary Care Setting” The Andrulonis Child Mental Health Evening Series, Hartford, CT

1/14/10: “Psychopharmacology Update 2010” Lecture to Pediatricians, The Andrulonis Child Mental Health Evening Series, Hartford, CT

2/10 to present: I have been involved in presentations to CT-AAP on ADHD, psychopharmacology, and to pediatrics on developmental issues, self-injury, Autism and psychosomatic disorders.

10/2010: Involved in a symposium entitled “Transitioning Patients to College: Guidelines and Framework” . And also led special interest group on “Teaching Pediatricians: hat To Do and What Not To Do”, The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Meeting, New York, NY.

Articles:

“Pharmacotherapy of Childhood PDD: A Symptom Domain Approach, Connecticut Medicine, October 2005-69(9):525-533.

“Celexa in PDD”. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, April 2004.

“Use of Buproprion in ADHD”. Letter to the Editor, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, July 2000.

“Solving Your Child’s OCD”. Book Review, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, March 2001.


Francisco Ripepi, MD
Francisco Ripepi, MD
Developmental Disorders, therapeutic school, outpatient
Tel: 860-545-7908
Fax: 860-7556
Email: francisco.ripepi@hhchealth.org

Francisci Ripepi, MD

Education:

LISANDRO ALVARADO CENTRO-OCCIDENTAL UNIVERSITY,
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Medical Surgeon, May 1995
Barquisimeto, Venezuela

PSYCHIATRY RESIDENCY TRAINING PROGRAM
Mount Sinai School of Medicine (Elmhurst) Program
July 2002-June 2005

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY FELLOWSHIP
State University of New York (Downstate Program) and Kings County Hospital Center
July 2005-June 2007

Research Experience:

May 1994 - Sep. 1994:
Comparative study of levels of knowledge in vaccination, among nursing personnel at three health centers in Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela.

 

 

 


Robert A. Sahl, MD
Robert A. Sahl, MD
Adolescence, developmental disorders/mental retardation/autism
Tel: 860-545-7647
Fax: 860-7650
Email: robert.sahl@hhchealth.org

Robert A. Sahl, MD

Undergraduate Education:

1974 - 1978:
The Johns Hopkins University
B.A., Natural Sciences, 1978

Graduate Education:

1978 - 1982:
Vanderbilt University School Medicine, Nashville, TN
M.D., 1982
John Chapman, M.D., Dean

Post Graduate Education:

1982 - 1984:
Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Pediatric Internship, Michael Farrell, M.D., Director of Pediatric Residency Training

1984 - 1988:
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA
Resident in General and Child Psychiatry, Michael Rancurello, M.D., Director of Residency Education in General and Child Psychiatry

Appointments & Positions:

July, 1988 - July, 1999:
Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

July, 1988 - July, 1999:
Attending Child Psychiatrist
John Merck Multiple Disabilities Program
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

August, 1992 - July, 1999:
Medical Director
John Merck Program-Inpatient Unit
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

July, 1999 - Present:
Acting Medical Director,
Child and Adolescent Division
Institute of Living, Hartford, CT

September, 2002 - Present:
Medical Director
Child and Adolescent Division
Institute of Living
Hartford, CT 06106
• Clinical Supervision (16 hours/week)
• Administrative (20 hours/week)
• Didactic Teaching (2-3 hours/week)
• Research (2 hours/week)
• Total Teaching in this Specialty: 21 years

June, 2006 - Present:
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of Connecticut
Department of Psychiatry

December, 2007 - Present:
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program
Training Director

Teaching/Presentations:

May 6, 2005:
Co-Coordinator
Resilience: Childhood Origins, Adult Outcomes
A Conference in recognition of 50 years of Child and Adolescence Psychiatry at the Institute of Living

October, 2005 - Present (Every other year):
Coordinator /Lecturer
Developmental Psychopathology Course for IOL Psychiatry Residents

September, 2006 - June, 2007:
Co-Leader for course for school counselors:
Confidential Clinical Education School Counselors in Independent Schools

December 7, 2006:
Youth and Risk -Taking Behaviors; An Organizing Framework Within the Youth Setting, MHISC Conference

May 2007:
Assaf, M. Johnson, MR; Schultz, R.; Hendler T; Sahl, R. M.D.; Calhoun, V. and Pearlson, G. (2007), Neural Correlates of Implicit Mentalizing in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Functional MRI Study. International Meeting for Autism Research 2007 Annual Meeting Proceedings.

June 2007:
Assaf, M. Johnson, MR; Schultz, R.; Hendler T; Sahl, R. M.D.; Calhoun, V. and Pearlson, G. (2007), Abnormal Brain Activation During Implicit Mentalization in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Society of Biological Psychiatry 2007 Annual Meeting Symposium Presentation

December 6, 2007:
MHISC Conference, Safe Schools: A Model for School Risk Assessments

January 10, 2008:
CAIS Conference, Keeping Our Kids Safe in an Unsafe World. What the Data Tells Us and Through the Eyes of a Child Psychiatrist: A Model for School Risk Assessment.

March 5, 2008:
Grand Rounds Case Conference, Pathological Resentment in Adolescence, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT

May 6, 2008:
Andrulonis Mental Health Lecture Series. Self-Injurious Behavior – A Cry for Help, West Hartford, CT

October 25, 2008:
AACAP Annual Meeting Clinical Perspective: Understanding and Treating Self-Injurious Behaviors in the 21st Century. Chicago, Illinois

April 29, 2010:
CREC Annual Conference – Keynote Address. Psychiatric Aspects of Learning Disabilities, Farmington, CT

October 30, 2010:
AACAP Annual Meeting Clinical Perspective: Treatment Challenges in the College-Aged Population. Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in College Youth. New York City, New York

May 3, 2011:
CCMC Grand Rounds: Nonsuicidal Self Injury in Youth. Hartford, CT

March 1, 2012:
Grand Rounds, Institute of Living: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - Just Another Bump on the Head? , Hartford, CT

Research:

1990's:
Participant clinician in RUPP trial of Risperidal
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC)
Pittsburgh, PA

1990's:
Co-investigator in guanfacine trial in children with developmental disabilities
Pittsburgh, PA

2007 - present:
Co-investigator in medication trial for sleep disturbance in adolescents with PTSD
Institute of Living. Hartford, CT

2008 - present:
Help in recruitment for fMRI study of suicidal adolescents
Institute of Living, Hartford, CT

2010:
Assistance in developing REACH Project
Institute of Living, Hartford, CT

2010:
Co-investigator in research project evaluating fMRI changes from social skills therapy in autistic children
Institute of Living, Hartford, CT

July 2010:
CITI Course - GCP

Publications:

Carter, A.L., Wilbur, C., and Sahl, R.A. (2005). Motivational interviewing techniques and the harm-reduction model in a short term substance abuse group for adolescents with psychiatric problems. Connecticut Medicine, Vol. 69, No. 9, 519-524.

Sahl, R.A. (2005). Guest Editor, Commemorative Special Edition, 50th Anniversary of the Division of Child and Adolescent Services. Connecticut Medicine, Vol. 69, No. 9.

Handen, BL., Sahl, R., Hardan, A, (2008) Guanfacine in Children with Developmental Disabilities. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Vol. 29(4), 303-308.

Assaf, M., Jagannathan, K., Calhoun, V., Miller, L., Stevens, M., Sahl, R., O’Boyle, J., Schultz, R., Pearlson, G. (2010) Abnormal Functional Connectivity of Default Mode Sub-Networks in Autism Spectrum Disorder Patients. NeuroImage. Vol. 53(1), 247-256.


Michael C. Stevens
Michael C. Stevens, Ph.D.
Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center
The Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital
Tel: 860-545-7552
Email: michael.stevens@hhchealth.org

Michael C. Stevens, Ph.D.

Education:

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, August 1999
University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut (APA accredited)
Dissertation: "Pictorial presentation of verbal stimuli: A semantic memory study using an adaptation of the California Verbal Learning Test"

M.A. Clinical Psychology, March 1997
University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut (APA accredited)
Thesis: "Season of birth effects in autism"

B.A. Psychology, May 1993
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Career/Academic Appointments:

1994-1995  Teaching Assistant, University of Connecticut, Department of Psychology
1995  Psychology Extern, Newington, CT VAMC
1997  Instructor, University of Connecticut, Department of Psychology
1996-1998  Research Assistant, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Psychiatry Department
1997-1998  Neuropsychometrician, Psychology Associates, Norwich, CT
1997-1998  Psychology Extern, Manchester Memorial Hospital – Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health
1998  Research Associate, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Psychiatry Department
1998-1999  Neuropsychology Intern, West Haven VA Medical Center
1999-2001  Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
2000  Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Quinnipiac University
2001-2002  Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
2000-2002  Staff Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center
2002-2007  Senior Research Scientist, Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center
2002-present  Staff Psychologist, The Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital
2003-2009  Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine
2007-present  Director, Clinical Neuroscience and Development Lab, Olin NRC
2009-present  Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Adjunct, Yale University School of Medicine

Administrative Positions:

2005-present  Director, Child and Adolescent Research, The Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital
2006-present  Director, Clinical Neuroscience and Development Lab, Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center

Board Certification:

Licensed Psychologist - State of Connecticut (#002334), 2000-present

Professional Honors & Recognition:

2009-current  Charter Member, Neural Basis of Psychopathology, Addictions and Sleep Disorders (NPAS) NIH Study Section
2003-2008  NIMH K23 Career Development Award training grant
2001  Clinical Neuropsychology Division 40 Science Advisory Committee Cognitive Neuroscience Award, Presented at the American Psychological Association 2001 Annual Meeting
2001  Post-Doctoral Training Fellowship, NIDCD Research Training Grant
1999-2001  Post-Doctoral Training Fellowship, NIAAA Research Training Grant
1998-1999  Graduate Research Fellowship Award, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
1989  National Merit Scholarship Finalist

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Grant Funding History:

FEDERAL GRANTS – ACTIVE Salary Support

NIMH R01 MH080956-01 (PI: Stevens) 04/01/08-03/31/13 21%
Characterizing Two Distinct ADHD Neurobiologies with fMRI $225,000/yr direct costs
A study using functional imaging, genetic analysis, and neuropsychological assessment to examine whether there are two separate profiles of neurobiological impairment underlying impulsive behavior in ADHD.
Role: Principal Investigator

NIMH R01 MH081969 (PI: Stevens) 07/01/08-06/30/13 21%
Adolescent Maturation of Brain Network Integration for Executive Control Abilities $250,000/yr direct costs
A study using fMRI analyses of neural network connectivity and neuropsychological assessment to examine the neural substrates of three domains of ‘executive’ cognitive abilities and to track their development across early adolescent to early adult maturation in healthy persons.
Role: Principal Investigator

1R21 HD061915 (PI: Stevens) 7/1/2010-6/30/2011 18%
An fMRI study of the effect of working memory training on ADHD brain dysfunction $250,000/yr direct costs
This study will characterize brain activity changes and alterations to functional connectivity following working memory training in ADHD.
Role: Principal Investigator

NIAA R01 AA015699 (PI: Pearlson) 9/8/08 – 9/29/13 4%
Alcohol and Drug Use in College Students: Cognition and fMRI $703,296/yr direct costs
A study of the longitudinal effects of college alcohol misuse on brain structure, brain function, and cognitive ability across late adolescence and early adult neural development.
Role: Co-Investigator

NIMH R01 MH077945 (PI: Pearlson) 9/29/07 – 5/31/11 4%
Bipolar & Schizophrenia Consortium for Parsing Intermediate Phenotypes $461,000/yr direct costs
The purpose of the B-SNIP study is to discover how the risk for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder is transmitted in families, to identify the most important risk genes and to measure brain structure, brain function, personality or other cognitive correlates of specific genetic profiles.
Role: Co-Investigator

NIDA R01 DA020709 (PI: Pearlson; No cost extension) 8/10/06 – 4/30/10 3%
Reward, Impulsivity and Cocaine Addiction: fMRI Studies $250,000/yr direct costs
This study examines reward system neural dysfunction patients who are dependent on and recovering from dependence on cocaine using fMRI.
Role: Co-Investigator

NIAA P50 AA12870 (PI: Krystal) 8/1/06-5/31/11 1%
Center for Translational Research in Alcoholism. Project 4: fMRI of reward Anticipation in Family History Positive vs Negative Subjects $115,488/yr direct costs
This study compares reward system function in persons with and without a family history of alcoholism using fMRI.
Role: Co-Investigator

NIAA RC1 AA019036-01 (PI: Pearlson) 9/25/09-8/30/11 1%
Genetic architecture of alcohol misuse candidate endophenotypes $250,000/yr direct costs
This study will use GWAS to examine the genetics of college students at high risk for problem drinking who have undergone multiple fMRI and EEG assessments for putative alcohol biomarkers.
Role: Co-Investigator

FEDERAL GRANTS – PENDING

NIAA R01 AA015615-01 (PI: Pearlson) 12/1/10-11/30/14 10%
fMRI Imaging of Alcohol-Intoxicated Driving $250,000/yr direct costs
The major goals of this project uses a psycho-pharmacologic repeated measures fMRI design to identify brain circuits used in driving that are most affected by alcohol in a dose-dependent manner and are related to intoxicated driving behaviors
Role: Co-Investigator

2 R01 MH074934-05 (PI: Tolin) 7/1/10-6/30/15 10%
Neural Mechanisms of Compulsive Hoarding $250,00/yr direct costs
The aim of this competing continuation study is to determine the extent to which patterns of abnormal hemodynamic activity during a decision-making task improve following cognitive-behavioral therapy for compulsive hoarding.
Role: Co-Investigator

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts:

1. Fein, D., Stevens, M., Dunn, M., Waterhouse, L., Allen, M., Rapin, I., & Feinstein, C. (1999). Subtypes of pervasive developmental disorder: Clinical characteristics. Child Neuropsychology, 5(1): 1-23.
2. Stevens, M.C., & Fein, D., Waterhouse, L.H. (2000). Season of birth effects in autism. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 22(3): 399-407. PMID: 10855047
3. Stevens, M.C., Fein, D., Dunn, M., Allen, D., Waterhouse, L. H., Feinstein, C. & Rapin, I. (2000). Subgroups of children with autism by cluster analysis: A longitudinal examination. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 39(3): 346-352 PMID: 10714055
4. Stevens, M.C. Fein, D.A. & Markus, E. (2001). Connecticut Pictorial Learning Test: A pictorial version of the California Verbal Learning Test. Clinical Neuropsychologist 15(1): 95-108. PMID: 11778582
5. Stevens, M.C., Kaplan, R.F. & Bauer, L.O. (2001). Relationship of cognitive ability to the developmental course of antisocial behavior in substance-dependent patients. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry 25(8): 1523-1536. PMID: 11642652
6. Stevens, M.C., Kaplan, R.F. & Hesselbrock, V.M. (2003). Executive cognitive functioning in the development of antisocial personality disorder. Addictive Behaviors, 28: 285-300. PMID: 12573679
7. Taxel, P., Stevens, M.C., Trahiotis, M., Zimmerman, J., & Kaplan, R.F. (2004). The effect of short-term estradiol therapy on cognitive function in men receiving hormonal suppression therapy for treatment of prostate cancer. American Journal of Geriatrics Society, 52(2): 269-273. PMID: 14728639
8. Calhoun, V.D., Stevens, M.C., Pearlson, G., & Kiehl, K.A. (2004). fMRI analysis with the General Linear Model: Removal of latency-bias by using hemodynamic derivative terms. Neuroimage, 22: 252-257. PMID: 15110015
9. Kiehl, K. A., Stevens, M.C., Laurens, K.R., Pearlson, G.D., & ., Liddle, P.F. (2005) An adaptive reflexive processing model of neurocognitive function: supporting evidence from a large scale (n = 100) fMRI study of an auditory oddball task. Neuroimage, 25(3): 899-915. PMID: 15808990
10. Calhoun, V.D., Adali, T, Stevens, M.C., Kiehl, K.A. & Pekar, J (2005). Semi-blind ICA of fMRI: A method for utilizing hypothesis-derived time courses in a spatial ICA analysis. NeuroImage, 25(2): 527-38. PMID: 15784432
11. Kiehl, K. A., Stevens, M. C., Celone, K., Kurtz, M. & Krystal, J.H. (2005). Abnormal hemodynamics in schizophrenia during an auditory oddball task. Biological Psychiatry, 57(9): 1029-40. PMID: 15860344
12. Stevens, M.C., Calhoun, V.D., & Kiehl, K.A. (2005). Hemispheric differences in hemodynamics elicited by auditory oddball stimuli. NeuroImage, 26(3): 782-92. PMID: 15955488
13. Stevens, M.C., Clark, V.P., Prestwood, K. (2005). Low-dose estradiol alters brain activity. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 139(3): 199-217. PMID: 16084069
14. Stevens M.C., Calhoun V.D., Kiehl K.A. (2005). fMRI in an oddball task: Effects of target-to-target interval. Psychophysiology. 42(6):636-642. PMID: 16364059
15. Mandelbaum DE, Stevens M, Rosenberg E, Wiznitzer M, Steinschneider M, Filipek P, Rapin I. (2006) Comparison of sensory/motor performance in school-age children with autism, developmental language disorder or low IQ. Dev Med Child Neurol. 48(1):33-39. PMID: 16359592
16. Astur, R.S., St. Germain, S., Tolin, D., Ford, J., Russell, D., Stevens, M. (2006). Hippocampus function predicts severity of post-traumatic stress disorder. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 9, 234-239. PMID: 16640486
17. Stevens, M.C., Laurens, K.R., Liddle, P.F. & Kiehl, K.A. (2006) The hemodynamics of oddball processing during single-tone and two-tone target detection tasks. Int J Psychophysiol 60, 292-303. PMID: 16213043
18. Stevens, M. C., Kiehl, K. A., Pearlson, G., & Calhoun, V. D. (2007). Functional neural circuits for mental timekeeping. Hum Brain Mapp, 28(5), 394-408. PMID: 16944489
19. Stevens, M. C., Kiehl, K. A., Pearlson, G. D., & Calhoun, V. D. (2007). Functional neural networks underlying response inhibition in adolescents and adults. Behav Brain Res, 181(1), 12-22. PMID: 17467816
20. Stevens, M. C., Pearlson, G. D. & Kiehl, K. A. (2007). An fMRI Auditory Oddball Study of Combined-Subtype Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Am J Psychiatr, 164, 1-13. PMID: 17974940
21. Jafri, M., Stevens, M.C., Pearlson, G., Calhoun, V.D. (2008). A Method for functional network connectivity among spatially independent resting-state components in schizophrenia. Neuroimage, 39(4), 166 6-81. PMID: 18082428
22. Shane, M. S., Stevens, M., Harenski, C. L., Kiehl, K.A. (2008). Neural correlates of the processing of another’s mistakes: A possible underpinning for social and observational learning. Neuroimage, 42, 450-459. PMID: 18334868
23. Stevens, M. C., Kiehl, K. A., Pearlson, G. D., & Calhoun, V. D. (2009). Brain network dynamics during error commission. Human Brain Mapping, 30(1), 24-37. PMID: 17979124
24. Rapin, I., Dunn, M., Allen, D.A., Stevens, M.C., Rosenberg, E., & Fein, D. (2009). Subtypes of language disorders in schoolage children with autism. Developmental Neuropsychology, 34(1):66-84. PMID: 19142767
25. Shane, M., Harenski, C., Stevens, M.C., Kiehl, K.A., (2009). Double dissociation between perspective-taking and empathic-concern as predictors of hemodynamic response to another’s mistakes. Social Cognitive And Affective Neuroscience, 4(2):111-8. PMID: 19244454
26. Demirci, O., Stevens, M.C., Andreasen, N.C., Michael, A., Liu, J., White, T., Pearlson, G.D., Clark, V.P., Calhoun, V.D. (2009). Investigation of relationships between fMRI brain networks in the spectral domain using ICA and Granger causality reveals distinct differences between schizophrenia patients and healthy controls. Neuroimage, 46(2):419-31. PMID: 19245841
27. Stevens, M.C., Pearlson, G.D., Calhoun, V.D. (2009). Changes in the interaction of resting state neural networks from adolescence to adulthood. Human Brain Mapping, 30(8): 2356-2366. PMID: 19172655
28. Stevens, M.C., Skudlarski, P., Pearlson, G.D., Calhoun, V.D. (2009) Age-related cognitive gains are mediated by the effects of white matter development on brain network integration. NeuroImage, 48: 738-746. PMID: 19577651
29. Meda, S. A., Stevens, M.C., Potenza, M.N., Pittman, B., Gueorguieva, R., Andrews M.M., Thomas, A.D., Muska, C., Hylton, J.L., Pearlson, G.D. (2009). Investigating the behavioral and self-report constructs of impulsivity domains using principal component analysis. Behav Pharmacol. 20(5-6):390-9. PMID: 19724194
30. Meda, S.A., Stevens, M.C., Folley, B.S. Folley, Calhoun, V.D., Pearlson, G.D. (2009). Evidence for anomalous network connectivity during working memory encoding in schizophrenia: An ICA based analysis. PLoS ONE; 4(11):e7911. PMID: 19936244
31. Meda SA, Jagannathan K, Gelernter J, Calhoun VD, Liu J, Stevens MC, Pearlson GD. (in press). A pilot multivariate parallel ICA study to investigate differential linkage between neural networks and genetic profiles in schizophrenia. Neuroimage. 2009 Nov 26. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19944766
32. Rzepecki-Smith C.I., Meda S.A., Calhoun V.D., Stevens M.C., Jafri M.J., Astur R.S. and Pearlson G.D (2010). Disruptions in Functional Network Connectivity during Alcohol Intoxicated Driving. Alcohol Clin Exp Res.;34(3):479-87. PMID: 20028354
33. Assaf, M., Jagannathan, K. Calhoun, V.D. Laura, L. Stevens, M.C., Sahl, R. O'Boyle, J.G., Schultz, R.T., Pearlson, G.D. (2010) Abnormal functional connectivity of default mode sub‑networks in autism spectrum disorder patients. Neuroimage; 53(1):247-56. PMID: 20621638
34. Lejuez CW, Magidson JF, Mitchell SH, Sinha R, Stevens MC, de Wit H. (2010). Behavioral and biological indicators of impulsivity in the development of alcohol use, problems, and disorders. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 34(8):1334-45. PMID: 20491733
35. Skudlarski P, Jagannathan K, Anderson K, Stevens MC, Calhoun VD, Skudlarska BA, Pearlson G. (2010) Brain connectivity is not only lower but different in schizophrenia: a combined anatomical and functional approach. Biol Psychiatry ;68(1):61-9. PMID: 20497901
36. Anderson BM, Stevens MC, Meda S, Jordan K, Calhoun VD, Pearlson GD (2011) Functional imaging of cognitive control during acute alcohol intoxication. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 35:1-10.
37. Jagannathan, K., Calhoun, V.D., Gelernter, J., Stevens, M.C., Liu, J., Bolognani, F., Windemuth, A., Ruaño, G., Assaf, M., Pearlson, G.D. (2010). Genetic associations of brain structural networks in schizophrenia: a preliminary study. Biological Psychiatry. 68(7): 657-666. PMID: 20691427
38. Witt ST, Lovejoy DW, Pearlson GD, Stevens MC (2010). Decreased prefrontal cortex activity in mild traumatic brain injury during performance of an auditory oddball task. Brain Imaging Behav 4(3-4): 232-247. PMID: 20703959
39. Andrews, MM, Meda, SA, Thomas, AD, Potenza, MN, Krystal, JH, Worhunsky, P, Stevens, MC, O’Malley, S, Book, GA, Reynolds, B, Pearlson, GD, (in press). Individuals family history positive for alcoholism show functional magnetic resonance imaging differences in reward sensitivity that are related to impulsivity factors. Biological Psychiatry 69(7):675-83.
40. Allen, EA, Erhardt, EB, Damaraju, E, Gruner, W, Segall, J, Silva, RF, Havlicek, M, Rachakonda, S, Fries, J, Kalyanam, R, Michael, AM, Caprihan, A, Turner, JA, Eichele, T, Adelsheim, S, Bryan, A, Bustillo, J, Clark, VP, Ewing, SF, Filbey, F, Ford, C, Hutchison K, Jung, R, Kiehl, KA, Kodituwakku, P, Komesu, Y, Mayer, AR, Pearlson, G, Phillips, J, Sadek J, Stevens, M, Teuscher, U, Thoma RJ, Calhoun VD (2011). A baseline for the multivariate comparison of resting state networks. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 5:2.
41. Jia Z, Worhunsky PD, Carroll KM, Rounsaville BJ, Stevens MC, Pearlson GD, et al. An initial study of neural responses to monetary incentives as related to treatment outcome in cocaine dependence. Biol Psychiatry. 70:553-560.
42. Wegbreit, E., Ellis, J. A., Nandam, A., Fitzgerald, J. M., Passarotti, A. M., Pavuluri, M. N., & Stevens, M. C. (2011). Amygdala Functional Connectivity Predicts Pharmacotherapy Outcome in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder. Brain Connectivity, 1(5), 411-422. doi: 10.1089/brain.2011.003
43. Pavuluri, M. N., Ellis, J. A., Wegbreit, E., Passarotti, A. M., & Stevens, M. C. (2012). Pharmacotherapy impacts functional connectivity among affective circuits during response inhibition in pediatric mania. Behavioural Brain Research, 226(2), 493-503. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2011.10.003
44. Hamm, JP, Ethridge, LE, Shapiro, JR, Stevens,MC,, Boutros, NN, Summerfelt, AT, Keshavan, MS, Sweeney, JA, Pearlson, G, Tamminga, CA, Thaker, G, Clementz. BA. Spatio-temporal and frequency domain analysis of auditory paired stimuli processing in schizophrenia and psychotic bipolar disorder, Psychophysiology, 49(4):522-30.
45. Wong, C., Stevens, M.C. (2012). The effects of stimulant medication on working memory functional connectivity in AD/HD. Biological Psychiatry 71(5): 458-466.
46. Hyatt, CJ, Haney-Caron, E., Stevens, MC. (in press). Cortical thickness and folding deficits in conduct-disordered adolescents. Biological Psychiatry.
47. Balodis, IR, Kober, H, Worhunsky, PD, Stevens, MC, Pearlson, GD, Potenza, MN (2012). Diminished fronto-striatal activity during processing of monetary rewards and losses in pathological gambling . Biological Psychiatry; 71(8): 849-57.
48. Meda, SA, Gill, A, Stevens, MC, Lorenzoni, RP, Glahn, DC, Calhoun, VD, Sweeney, JA, Tamminga, CA, Keshavan, MS, Thaker, G, Pearlson, GD (2012). Differences in resting-state fMRI functional network connectivity between schizophrenia and psychotic bipolar probands and their unaffected first-degree relatives. Biological Psychiatry;71(10):881-9..
49. Meda SA, Narayanan B, Liu J, Perrone-Bizzozero NI, Stevens MC, Calhoun VD, Glahn DC, Shen L, Risacher SL, Saykin AJ, Pearlson GD (2012). A large scale multivariate parallel ICA method reveals novel imaging-genetic relationships for Alzheimer's disease in the ADNI cohort. Neuroimage; 60(3):1608-21.
50. Witt ST, Stevens MC (2012) Overcoming residual interference in mental set switching: Neural correlates and developmental trajectory. Neuroimage, 62: 2055-2064.
51. Ethridge LE, Hamm JP, Shapiro JR, Summerfelt AT, Keedy SK, Stevens MC, Pearlson G, Tamminga CA, Boutros NN, Sweeney JA, Keshavan MS, Thaker G, Clementz BA. (in press). Neural Activations During Auditory Oddball Processing Discriminating Schizophrenia and Psychotic Bipolar Disorder. Biol Psychiatry. Published online 2012 May 7.
52. Stevens MC, Haney-Caron E. (2012). Comparison of brain volume abnormalities between ADHD and conduct disorder in adolescence. J Psychiatry Neurosci. 37(4):110148. PMID: 22663946
53. Stevens MC, Lovejoy D, Kim J, Oakes H, Kureshi I, Witt ST. (in press). Multiple resting state network functional connectivity abnormalities in mild traumatic brain injury. Brain Imaging Behav. Published online 2012 May 4.
54. Jamadar S, Devito EE, Jiantonio RE, Meda SA, Stevens MC, Potenza MN, Krystal JH, Pearlson GD.Memantine (in press), an NMDA receptor antagonist, differentially influences Go/No-Go performance and fMRI activity in individuals with and without a family history of alcoholism. Psychopharmacology (Berl). Published online 2012 Feb 4.
55. Worhunsky, PD, Stevens, MC, Carroll, KM, Rounsaville, BJ, Calhoun, VD, Pearlson, GD, Potenza, MN (in press). Functional brain networks associated with cognitive control, cocaine dependence and treatment outcome. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
56. Patel, KT, Stevens, MC, Pearlson, BD, Winkler, AM, Hawkins, KA, Skudlarski, P, Bauer, LO (in press). Default mode network activity and white matter integrity in healthy middle-aged ApoE4 carriers. Brain Imaging and Behavior.

Reviews, Chapters, Books:

1. Kaplan, R.F. & Stevens, M.C. (2002). A review of adult Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A neuropsychological and neuroimaging perspective. CNS Spectrums, 7(5): 355-362.
2. Stevens, M.C. (2005). Functional Neuroimaging in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. CT Medicine, 69(9):561-570.
3. Stevens, M.C. (2009). The developmental cognitive neuroscience of functional connectivity, Brain & Cognition. 70(1):1-12
4. Koziol, L, and Stevens, MC (in press). Neuropsychological assessment and the paradox of ADHD. Applied Neuropsychology: Child.

Conference Presentations:

1. Stevens, M. C. & Fein, D. Season of birth effects in autism. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Conference, 1998: Honolulu, Hawaii.
2. Stevens, M. C., Kaplan, R. F. & Bauer, L.O. Relationship of conduct disorder and antisocial personality to later estimates of cognition in substance dependent treatment groups. Presented at NIAAA “Alcoholism: What Can Research Offer in the 21st Century,”1999: Indianapolis, IN.
3. Stevens, M.C., Kaplan, R.F. & Hesselbrock, V.M. Executive cognitive functioning in the development of antisocial personality disorder. Presented at Research Society on Alcoholism, 2000
4. Clark, V.P., Stevens, M., Chua, E., Goff, E., Audie, J., Lai, S., and Benson, R. An fMRI study of multimodal selective attention: Effects of functional relatedness. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Eighth Annual Meeting, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Supplement, 2001, p. 110. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2001.
5. Clark, V.P., Stevens, M.C. Event-related fMRI responses to the oddball task. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 2001, 25(5 Supplement A): 78A. Presented at Research Society on Alcoholism, 2001: Montreal, Canada.
6. Stevens, M.C., Kaplan, R.F. & Hesselbrock, V.M. Executive cognitive functioning in the development of antisocial personality disorder. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism, 2001: Montreal, Canada.
7. Clark, V.P., Stevens, M.C., Lai, S. Distractor novelty effects on event-related fMRI responses in the oddball task. Presented at Society for Neuroscience, 2001.
8. Stevens, M.C., Lai, S., Benson, R., Kaplan, R.K., & Clark, V.P. Altered event-related fMRI activity with conduct disorder. Presented at American Psychological Association, 2001: San Francisco, CA..
9. Kaplan, R.F. Stevens, M.C., Tartar, S., Liss, M. A case of Capgras Syndrome with normal face perception. Presented at International Neuropsychological Society, 2002.
10. Clark, V.P., Stevens, M.C., Lai, S. Effects of object categorical vs. subordinate level discrimination on fMRI responses in the oddball task. Presented at Society for Cognitive Neuroscience, 2003: New York, NY.
11. Kim, J-S., Stevens, M.C., Calhoun, V.D., Kiehl, K.A., & Pearlson, G.D. The effects of eye movement on motion correction algorithms for fMRI time-series : A simulation study. Presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2003: New York, NY.
12. Kiehl, K.A., Stevens, M.C., Laurens, K.R. & Liddle, P.F. The missing stimulus: An event-related fMRI study of a ‘gap’ detection oddball task. Presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2003: New York, NY.
13. Stevens, M.C., Laurens, K.R., Liddle, P.F., Kiehl, K.A. The hemodynamics of oddball processing during single-tone, two-tone and three-tone target detection tasks. Presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2003: New York, NY.
14. Stevens, M.C. Laurens, K.R., Liddle, P.F., Kiehl, K.A. New findings from a large-scale examination fMRI-measured target detection: A random effect analysis of the three-stimulus auditory oddball task in 100 participants. Presented at the Society for Cognitive Neuroscience, 2003: New York, NY.
15. Stevens, M.C., Laurens, K.L., Liddle, P.F., Calhoun, V.D., Pearlson. G.P., Kiehl, K.A. Independent components analysis of fMRI auditory oddball task reveals paralimbic abnormalities in psychopaths. Presented at Developmental and Neuroscience Perspectives on Psychopathy, 2003: Madison, WI.
16. Kiehl, K.A., Stevens, M.C., Laurens, K.R., Pearlson, G.P, & Liddle, P. F. An adaptive reflexive processing model of neurocognitive function. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2004: San Francisco, CA.
17. Kiehl, K.A., Stevens, M.C., Celone, K., Kurtz, M.M., & Pearlson, G.D. fMRI of auditory oddball processing in schizophrenia II: Replication and extension. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Biological Psychiatry, 2004: New York, NY.
18. Kiehl, K.A., Stevens, M.C, Celone, K., Ortengren, A., & Pearlson, G.D. fMRI of oddball processing in bipolar illness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, 2004:, New York, NY.
19. Stevens, M.C, Celone, K., Kurtz, M.M., Pearlson, G.D., & Kiehl, K.A. fMRI of oddball processing in schizophrenia: Support for the disconnection hypothesis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, 2004: New York, NY.
20. St. Germain, S.A., DePeau, K.M., Stevens, M.C., Tolin, D.F., Ford, J.D., & Astur, R.S. (2004). Virtual Navigation During fMRI in Patients with PTSD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience 2004: San Diego, 1025.14
21. Stevens, M.C., Calhoun, V.C., & Kiehl, K.A. Hemispheric Differences in Hemodynamic Activity Elicited by Auditory Oddball Stimuli. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2005: New York, NY.
22. Kurtz, M.M., Wexler, B.E., Stevens, M.C., Kiehl, K.A. Abnormal hemodynamics of verbal working memory in patients with schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry, Toronto, CA, May, 2006.
23. Rosenthal, M.A., Stevens, M.C., Kelley, E.A., Dunn, M., Rapin, I., & Fein, D.A. Predictors of school-age language outcome in ASD. Poster presented at the 5th International Meeting for Autism Research, Montreal, CA., 2006.
24. Moncrieff, D.W., Stevens, M.C., Kiehl, K.A. Regional differences in fMRI activation during a divided attention task using single syllable words. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2006: Florence, Italy.
25. Stevens, M.C., Kiehl, K.A., Pearlson, G., Calhoun V.D. Functional neural circuits for mental timekeeping. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2006: Florence, Italy.
26. Pearlson, G.D., Deckel, A.W., Calhoun, V.D., Assaf, M, Groth, K., Stevens, M. Meda, S.A., Gelernter, J. An Alpha7 Nicotinic Cholinergic Receptor (CHRNA7) Polymorphism Discriminates Figural Memory Abilities and Related Brain Structural and Functional MRI patterns in Healthy Adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of ACNP, 2006.
27. Stevens, M.C., Kiehl, K.A., Pearlson, G., Calhoun V.D. Functional neural networks underlying response inhibition in adolescents and adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2007: Chicago, IL, USA.
28. Pearlson, G.D., Thomas, A.D., Meda, S. A., Hylton, J.L., Andrews, M. M., Potenza, M. Worhunsky, P., Stevens, M. Abnormal Reward Circuitry in Cocaine Abusers – An fMRI Based Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2007: Boca Raton, FL, USA.
29. Book, G.A., Kiehl, K., Stevens, M., Pearlson, G.D. Fusion of fMRI and the Pupil Response During an Auditory Oddball Task. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2008: New York, NY.
30. Meda, S.A., Stevens, M.C., Folley, B.S., Calhoun, V.D, Pearlson, G.D. Evidence for anomalous network connectivity during working memory in schizophrenia: An ICA based analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Biological Psychiatry, 2008: Washington, DC.
31. Szeles D.M., Pearlson G.D., Stevens M.C. Age-related Differences in Mental Timekeeping: an fMRI study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Biological Psychiatry, 2008: Washington, DC.
32. Miller, L.., Jagannathan, K., O'Boyle, J., Schultz, R. T. Stevens , M., Sahl, R., Pearlson, G., Assaf, M. Default Mode Network in Patients with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders during Resting State fMRI Presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, 2009: Chicago, IL.
33. R. Sharma, R., von Pechmann, D., Jagannathan, K., Moult, M., Pearlson, G.D., Stevens, M.C. Event-Related Spectral Perturbations In Schizophrenia And Healthy Controls During Auditory Oddball Performance. Presented at EPIC XV: The 15th International Congress on Event-Related Potential of the Brain, 2009: Indianapolis, IN.
34. Stevens, M.C., Goethe, J.W., Francois, D.E., Szarek, B.L., Piez, D. Metabolic Symptoms in Adolescent Inpatients. Presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, May 2009, San Francisco, CA.
35. Skudlarski, P., Anderson, K. Stevens, M., Pearlson, G. Schizophrenia Connectivity Deficit Analyzed by Conjunction of Resting Connectivity and Diffusion Tensor Imaging Presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting, June 2009, San Francisco, CA.
36. Turner, B.M., Meda, S.A., Ruopp, K., Stevens, M.C., Pearlson, G.D., Pharmacological Manipulations of "Resting State" Brain Function using Alcohol and Marijuana Presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting, June 2009, San Francisco, CA.
37. Meda, S., Gelernter, J., Liu, J., Stevens, M., Calhoun, V., Pearlson, G. A Multivariate Parallel ICA Approach to Investigate Relationships Between Functional Neural Networks and Genetic Profiles in Schizophrenia. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting, December 2009, Hollywood, FL.
38. Witt ST, Calhoun VD, Pearlson GD, Stevens MC. The effects of task context and brain injury on default mode network brain functional connectivity. Proc Intl Soc Mag Res Med 18: 3505.
39. K. E. Tyson, E. Troyb, M. A. Rosenthal, M. S. Helt, I. M. Eigsti, M. Barton, L. Naigles, E. A. Kelley, A. Orinstein, M. C. Stevens, R. T. Schultz and D. A. Fein. Psychiatric Symptoms and Comorbidities in Children with a History of Autism Who Achieve An “Optimal Outcome”. 9th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, May 20-22, 2010.
40. Orinstein, K. E. Tyson, E. Troyb, M. A. Rosenthal, M. S. Helt, I. M. Eigsti, L. Naigles, E. A. Kelley, M. Barton, M. C. Stevens, R. T. Schultz and D. Fein. Sensory Responses in Optimal Outcome Children with a History of Autism Spectrum Disorders. 9th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, May 20-22, 2010.
41. M. Helt, T. Dumont-Mathieu, I. M. Eigsti, M. Barton, E. Troyb, K. E. Tyson, M. A. Rosenthal, A. Orinstein, L. Naigles, E. Kelley, M. Stevens, R. T. Schultz and D. A. Fein. Differences in Early Symptom Presentation Between Children with a History of Autism Who Achieve An “Optimal Outcome,” and Children with Persisting Autism. 9th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, May 20-22, 2010.
42. E. Troyb, K. Tyson, M. Rosenthal, M. Helt, A. Orinstein, I. M. Eigsti, L. Naigles, M. L. Barton, E. A. Kelley, M. C. Stevens, R. T. Schultz and D. A. Fein. Academic Functioning in Children with ASDs Who Have Achieved Optimal Outcomes. 9th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, May 20-22, 2010.
43. Witt ST, Lovejoy DW, Oakes H, Calhoun VD, Pearlson GD, Stevens MC. Changes in frequency power spectrum observed as result of mild traumatic brain injury. Proceedings of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping 16: 439WTh-AM
44. Nave, A., Caprihan, A., Stevens, M. White Matter Abnormalities in Adolescents with Major Depressive Disorder”. Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies 44th Annual Convention: Neurocognitive Therapies/Translational Research Student Interest Group, November, 2010, San Francisco, CA.
45. Wong, C. & Stevens, M. C. The effects of stimulant medication on ADHD working memory functional connectivity. International Neuropsychological Society Conference, 2011: Boston, Massachusetts.
46. Haney-Caron, E., Parikh, R., & Stevens, M.C. Atypical frontal lobe activity to emotional visual stimuli in adolescents with Conduct Disorder. International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting, February 2011, Boston, MA.
47. Jamadar, S., Meda, S., DeVito, E., Stevens, M., Potenza, M., Krystal, J, Pearlson,G. Differential effects of an NMDA receptor antagonist on go/no-go fMRI activity in individuals with and without a family history of alcoholism. Presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, 2011.
48. Stevens, M.C. The relationship of brain connectivity development to cognitive control. Symposium presented at the 2011 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, April 2, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
49. Haney-Caron, E. & Stevens, M.C.. Abnormalities in white matter connectivity in adolescents with Conduct Disorder. Eighteenth Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, April 2011, San Francisco, CA.
50. Stevens, MC. Measuring suicidality in adolescent major depression disorder using fMRI. Talk given at the 44th American Association of Suicidology annual meeting, April 14, 2011, Portland OR.
51. Anderson, B.M., Stevens, M.C., Jiantonio, R., Potenza, M.N., Krystal, J.J., Pearlson, G.D. Effects of Memantine and Alcoholism Family History Status on a Monetary Incentive Delay Task; Reward Prospect, Anticipation and Receipt : an fMRI Study. Society of Biological Psychiatry 66th Annual Meeting, May 2011, San Francisco, CA.
52. Skudlarski, P. Stevens, M.C., Thaker, G., Schretlen, D., Fieldstone, S., Tamminga, C., Sweeney, J., Keshavan, M., Pearlson, G.D. White Matter Deterioration in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder and theirs relatives, results from BSNIP study. Society of Biological Psychiatry 66th Annual Meeting, May 2011, San Francisco, CA.
53. Passarotti, AM, Ellis, J, Wegbreit, E, Varghese, B, Samala, M, Stevens, M, Pavuluri, MN (2011). Working Memory Networks Are Influenced by Facial Emotions in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder. Biological Psychiatry Conference, San Francisco, May 12-14 2011
54. Rosenfeld, E., Stevens, M.C., Gill, A., Sweeney, J.A., Tamminga, C.A., Keshavan, M.S., Thaker, G., Pearlson, G.D. Abnormal fMRI Brain Responses In Bipolar Disorder to an Incidental Emotional Task. Society of Biological Psychiatry 66th Annual Meeting, May 2011, San Francisco, CA.
55. Rosenfeld, E, Stevens, MC, Gill, A, Sweeney, JA, Tamminga, CA, Keshavan, MS, Thaker, G, Pearlson, GD. Abnormal fMRI brain responses to bipolar disorder to an incidental emotional task. Society of Biological Psychiatry 66th Annual Meeting, May 2011, San Francisco, CA.
56. Narayanan, B, Jiantonio, R, Stevens, MC, Krystal, JH, Pearlson, GD Effects Of Memantine On Resting State Electroencephalogram (EEG) and P300 Event-related Potential (ERP) In Subjects With And Without Family History Of Alcoholism. Society of Biological Psychiatry 66th Annual Meeting, May 2011, San Francisco, CA.
57. Stevens, MC Emerging Neural Network Conceptualizations of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Symposium presented at the Society of Biological Psychiatry 66th Annual Meeting, May 2011, San Francisco, CA.
58. Sharna, J, DeVito, EE, Jiantonio, R, Meda, SA, Stevens, MC, Potenza, MN, Krystal, JH, Pearlson, GD Effects of NMDA Receptor Antagonism on Response Inhibition in Individuals With and Without a Family History of Alcoholism. Society of Biological Psychiatry 66th Annual Meeting, May 2011, San Francisco, CA.
59. Pancholi, KM, Meda, SA, Potenza, MN, Stevens, MC, Pearlson, GD Reward-punishment Outcome and Cocaine Dependence - A Modified Monetary Incentive Delay Task Study. Society of Biological Psychiatry 66th Annual Meeting, May 2011, San Francisco, CA.
60. Stevens MC, Szarek BL, Goethe JW. Current prescribing practices: antipsychotic use in children and adolescents. Presented at the 164th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, May 14-18, 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii.
61. Tyson, K.E., Troyb, E., Orinstein, A., Helt, A., Eigsti, I.M., Barton, M.,Naigles, L., Kelley,E.A., Rosenthal, M.A. Stevens, M.C., Schultz, R.T., Fein, DA.. Semantic and Syntactic Language Skills In Individuals with Optimal Outcomes. IMFAR - International Meeting for Autism Research, May 2011, San Diego, CA.
62. Suh, J., Eigsti, I.M., Barton, M., Tyson,K.E., Green, A., Rosenthal, M.A., Troyb,E., Helt, M., Orinstein, A., Schultz, R.T., Stevens, M.C., Kelley, E.A., Naigles, L., Fein, D.A. Narratives Abilities In Optimal Outcome Children with a History of Autism Spectrum Disorders. IMFAR - International Meeting for Autism Research, May 2011, San Diego, CA.
63. Troyb, E., Orinstein, A. Tyson, K.E., Helt, M., Rosenthal, M.A., Eigsti, I.M., Kelley, E.A., Stevens, M.C., Schultz, R.T., Fein, D.A. Restricted and Repetitive Behaviors In Children and Adolescents with ASDs Who Have Achieved Optimal Outcomes. IMFAR - International Meeting for Autism Research, May 2011, San Diego, CA.
64. Orinstein, A., Tyson, K.E., Troyb, E., Helt,M., Rosenthal, M.A., Suh, J., Barton, M., Naigles, L., Kelley, E.A., Stevens, M.C., Schultz, R.T., Fein, D.A. Residual Social and Communication Deficits In Optimal Outcome Children and Adolescents with a History of Autism Spectrum Disorders. IMFAR - International Meeting for Autism Research, May 2011, San Diego, CA.
65. Passarotti, AM, Ellis, J, Wegbreit, E, Varghese, B, Stevens, M, Pavuluri, MN (2011). Working Memory Networks Are Influenced by Facial Emotions in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder. Pediatric Bipolar Conference, Boston, March 2011.
66. Wegbreit, E, Ellis, J, Passarotti, AM, Fitzgerald, J, Stevens, M, Pavuluri, MN (2011). Mechanistic Differences in Risperidone and Divalproex on Cognitive Circuitry function in Pediatric Mania: A longitudinal Study. Pediatric Bipolar Conference, Boston, March 2011.
67. Witt, S., Pearlson, G., Stevens, M. Overcoming high stimulus-response interference in mental set-shifting requires cognitive control. Presented at the Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) annual meeting, June 2011, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
68. Witt, S., Pearlson, G., Stevens, M. FMRI task parameters influence hemodynamic activity in regions implicated in cognitive set-shifting. Presented at the Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) annual meeting, June 2011, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
69. Hyatt, C., Haney-Caron, E., Stevens, M. Cortical Thickness Deficits in Conduct Disordered Adolescents. Presented at the Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) annual meeting, June 2011, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
70. Panchoi, K., Meda, S., Potenza, M., Stevens, M., Pearlson, G. Prospect and Anticipation in Reward-Punishment Circuitry in Former & Current Cocaine Users. Presented at the Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) annual meeting, June 2011, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
71. Skudlarski, P., Wlfoson, L., Stevens, M., Pearlson, G. Changes in Brain Functional Connectivity Precede changes in Structural Connectivity. Presented at the Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) annual meeting, June 2011, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
72. Passarotti, AM, Ellis, J, Wegbreit, E, Stevens, MC, Pavuluri, MN. Reduced Amygdala and Prefrontal Functional Connectivity in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder During a Working Memory Task with Emotional Faces. AACAP, Toronto, October 2011.
73. Passarotti, AM, Ellis, J, Fitzgerald, J, O’Neal, J, Wegbreit, E, Stevens, MC, Pavuluri, MN. Functional Connectivity of Response Control in ADHD and Pediatric Bipolar Disorder With and Without ADHD. Presented at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting 2011.
74. Sørensen, L, Eichele, T, Plessen, KJ, Wageningen, HV, & Stevens, MC Single-trial Variability in Hemodynamic Responses in Children with ADHD: The Role of the Medial Prefrontal Cortex when Controlling for Symptoms of Anxiety. XI International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience, September 25-29, 2011. Palma, Mallorca Spain.
75. Zempsky WT, Santanelli J, Stevens, M. Functional neuroimaging: Uncovering altered pain processing in sickle cell disease. 6th Annual Sickle Cell Research and Education Symposium, Hollywood, Fl. February 2012.
76. Suh, J, Eigsti, I-M, Barton, M, Tyson, K, Rosenthal, M, Troyb, E, Orinstein, A, Helt, M, Schultz, RT, Stevens, M, Kelley, E, Naigles, L, Fein, D. Evaluation of Language and Pragmatic Abilities in Optimal Outcome Children with a History of Autism Spectrum Disorders through the Use of Narratives. Presented at INS 40th Annual Meeting, February 15-18, 2012, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
77. J. Suh, I. M. Eigsti, L. Naigles, M. Barton, S. Strazza, K. Tyson, M. Rosenthal, E. Troyb, M. Helt, A. Orinstein, R. T. Schultz, M. C. Stevens, E. A. Kelley, D. Fein. Idiosyncratic Use of Language and Unusual References in Narratives of Optimal Outcome Children with a History of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presented at IMFAR - International Meeting for Autism Research, May 2012.
78. A. Orinstein, E. Troyb, K.E. Tyson, M. Helt, M. A. Rosenthal, J. Suh, L.J. Best, M.L. Barton, I. M. Eigsti, E.A. Kelley, L. Naigles, M.C. Stevens, R.T. Schultz and D.A. FeinSocial Functioning in Individuals with a History of Autism Spectrum Disorders who have Achieved Optimal Outcomes. Presented at IMFAR - International Meeting for Autism Research, May 2012.
79. E. Troyb, A. Orinstein, K. Tyson, M. Rosenthal, M. Helt, L. J. O’Connell, I. M. Eigsti, E. A. Kelley, M. C. Stevens, R. T. Schultz, M. Barton, and D. Fein Parent Report of Executive Functioning in Individuals with a History of ASDs Who Have Achieved Optimal Outcomes. Presented at IMFAR - International Meeting for Autism Research, May 2012.
80. K. T. Patel, M. C. Stevens, Godfrey D. Pearlson, K. Hawkins, Lance O. Bauer. Default Mode Network Activity in Healthy Middle-Aged ApoE4 Carriers. Presented at the Society for Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting, May 2012.
81. B. Narayanan, K. O’Neil, M. C. Stevens, C. Tamminga, J. Sweeney, M. Keshavan, G. Thaker, B. Clementz, G. D. Pearlson. Abnormal Neural Oscillations in Resting State Electroencephalogram (EEG) in Schizophrenia, Psychotic Bipolar Disorder Patients And Their Unaffected First Degree Relatives. Presented at the Society for Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting, May 2012.
82. G. A. Book, P. Skudlarski, M. Stevens, G. Pearlson. Neuroinformatics database (NIDB): a portable database for storage, pipeline processing, and sharing of neuroimaging data. Submitted to Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 2012.

Lectures, Courses, Web-based Education:

1. Stevens, M.C. Event-Related fMRI and Brain Activity in Disruptive Behavior Disorders. Presentation at Dartmouth College, 2001. Hanover, NH.
2. Stevens, M.C. Responses to Rare Visual Target and Distractor Stimuli in Conduct Disorder Using Event-Related fMRI. Presentation at Hartford Hospital, 2002. Hartford, CT.
3. Stevens, M.C. Introduction to the Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center: The Clinical Cognitive Neurosciences. Presentation to Yale Intramural Neuroscience Program, April 26, 2003. Lakeville, CT.
4. Stevens, M.C. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury & Concussion. Presentation to staff at Zurich Insurance, 2003. Rocky Hill, CT.
5. Stevens, M.C. ADHD and Psychostimulant Treatment: Effects of Age and Subtype. Presentation at Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience Rounds at The Institute of Living, March 21, 2004. Hartford, CT
6. Stevens, M.C. Neural Activity Differences in ADHD Subtypes. Presentation at Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience Rounds at The Institute of Living, March 25, 2004. Hartford, CT.
7. Stevens, M.C. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Overview and Current Neuroimaging Research. Presentation to Radiology Service, Hartford Hospital. April 21 & 22, 2004. Hartford, CT.
8. Stevens, M.C. Neuroimaging Research in Adolescent ADHD: New Findings and Emerging Understanding. Presentation at Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience Rounds at The Institute of Living, March 24, 2005. Hartford, CT.
9. Stevens, M.C. Neuroimaging Research in Adolescent ADHD: New Findings and Emerging Understanding. Presentation to Glastonbury School System April 6, 2005: Glastonbury, CT.
10. Stevens, M.C. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Methods and Application in Clinical Neuroscience. Presentation to Neuropsychology Service, Hartford Hospital. June 21, 2005. Hartford, CT.
11. Stevens, M.C. Neuroimaging Research in Adolescent ADHD: New Findings and Emerging Understanding. Presentation to the Connecticut ADHD Task Force, November 2, 2005: Hamden, CT.
12. Stevens, M.C. Neuroimaging Research in Adolescent ADHD: New Findings and Emerging Understanding. Presentation to Williams School, January 3, 2006: New London, CT.
13. Stevens, M.C. Neurobiology of Impulsivity. Presentation at Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience Rounds at The Institute of Living, January 12, 2006. Hartford, CT.
14. Stevens, M.C. Brain changes in cocaine dependence. Presentation at Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience Rounds at The Institute of Living, February 9, 2006. Hartford, CT.
15. Stevens, M.C. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Current Questions and Emerging Understandings from Neuroimaging Research. Invited presentation at the 2006 annual conference of Connecticut Association of Private Special Education Facilities. Rocky Hill, CT. March 15, 2006.
16. Stevens, M.C. Adolescent and Adult Differences in the Function of Response Inhibition Neural Networks. Invited presentation to the Psychology Department, University of Louisville. Louisville, KY. August 9, 2006.
17. Stevens, M.C. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Child and Adolescent Research at the IOL: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Invited presentation to Hartford Hospital Board of Directors. Hartford, CT. September 22, 2006.
18. Stevens, M.C. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Response inhibition neural network function in ADHD and healthy adolescents. Invited presentation to the Psychology Department, University of Connecticut. Storrs, CT. October 25, 2006.
19. Stevens, M.C. “What Brain Research Tells Us About ADHD”. Invited Presentation to the Grace S. Webb Breakfast Series, Hartford, CT. March 1, 2007.
20. Stevens, M.C. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: An Update on Current Questions and Emerging Understandings from Neuroimaging Research. Invited presentation at the 2007 annual conference of Connecticut Association of Private Special Education Facilities. Rocky Hill, CT. March 15, 2007.
21. Stevens, M.C. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Response inhibition neural network function in ADHD and healthy adolescents. Invited presentation to the Neuroscience Department, Trinity College. Hartford, CT. April 2, 2007.
22. Stevens, M.C. Response inhibition neural network function in ADHD and healthy adolescents. Yale University, New Haven, CT, April 3, 2007
23. Stevens, M.C. What Exactly Do You Mean By 'Executive Impairment'? Invited presentation to The Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Summer Institute, Hartford, CT. August 21, 2007.
24. Stevens, M.C. Emerging Understanding of Disruptive Behavior Disorder Neurobiology from Clinical Neuroscience Research. Invited presentation to The Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Summer Institute, Hartford, CT. August 21, 2007.
25. Stevens, M.C. Neuroscience Methods. Invited presentation to The Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Summer Institute, Hartford, CT. August 21, 2007.
26. Stevens, M.C. Emerging Understanding of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Neurobiology from Clinical Neuroscience Research. Invited presentation to the The Watkinson School, Hartford, CT. September 11, 2007.
27. Stevens, M.C. Response inhibition neural network function in ADHD and healthy adolescents. Yale University, New Haven, CT, February 20, 2008
28. Stevens, M.C. The Brain's Reward System and Dysfunction in AD/HD and Major Depressive Disorder: Implications of Recent Research for Understanding and Treating Adolescents and Adults. Grand Rounds, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT, March 19, 2008.
29. How to Start a Research Project (When I’m just a psychiatric resident…), Residency Lecture, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT, September 3, 2008.
30. Stevens, M.C. Statistics for Residents, Residency Lecture, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT, September 5, 2008.
31. Stevens, M.C. Statistics for Residents – II, Residency Lecture, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT, September 17, 2008.
32. Stevens, M.C. The Neurobiology of PTSD, Residency Lecture, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT, October 6, 2008
33. Stevens, M.C. Neural Dysfunction in ADHD: Evidence from Neuroimaging Studies, Monthly Research Seminar, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, December 17, 2008
34. Stevens, M.C. Functional Connectivity in the Brain as Measured with fMRI. Invited Lectures at Nordic Center of Excellence (NCoE) in Cognitive Control, Bergen, Norway, February 4-5, 2008.
35. Stevens, M.C. Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Invited Lecture to the Yale University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, May 6, 2009.
36. Stevens, M.C. Adolescent Depression and Suicide. Presentation to community group, July 2011.
37. Stevens, M.C. Functional neuroimaging research of childhood psychiatric disorders: Studies of causes and treatment. Presentation at the Olin NRC Family Day, October 10, 2011.
38. Stevens, M.C. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Current Understandings. Psychiatry resident lecture at the Institute of Living, October 4, 2010.
39. Stevens, M.C. The Neurobiology of PTSD. Psychiatry resident lecture at the Institute of Living, October 18, 2010.
40. Stevens, M.C. Foundations of Electrophysiology. Psychiatry resident lecture at the Institute of Living, September 26, 2011.
41. Stevens, M.C. Neurodevelopmental Perspectives on Cognition and Behavior. Psychiatry resident lecture at the Institute of Living, October 3, 2011.
42. Stevens, M.C. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Current Understandings. Psychiatry resident lecture at the Institute of Living, October 10, 2011.
43. Stevens, M.C. Research Directions: Bipolar and Unipolar Mood Disorders. Psychiatry resident lecture at the Institute of Living, October 17, 2011.
44. Stevens, M.C. Causal Heterogeneity in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Grand Rounds presentation to University of Illinois Chicago, January 11, 2012.
45. Stevens, M.C. Chronic Conditions Following TBI: Current Research. Presentation to the Brain Injury Association of Connecticut, March 9, 2012.
46. Stevens, M.C. and Lovejoy, D. Multiple resting state network functional connectivity abnormalities in mild traumatic brain injury. Presentation to the Connecticut Neuropsychological Society, March 12, 2012.

Case Reports, Technical Notes, Letters:

1. Stevens, M. (1996). Adolescent Substance Abuse in Connecticut: Report to School Superintendents. Technical report submitted to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) under contract to the Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) Assessment Project.

2. Ungemack, J., Stevens, M., Burleson, J. & Babor, T. (1996). Substance Abuse of Youth-at-Risk (YAR) in Connecticut. Technical report submitted to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) under contract to the Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) Assessment Project.

3. Hartwell, S., Ungemack, J., Babor, T., Stevens, M. & DelBoca, F (1996). Adolescent Substance Abuse in Connecticut. Technical report submitted to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) under contract to the Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) Assessment Project.

RESEARCH POSITIONS

Director, Clinical Neuroscience & Development Laboratory - 2006 to present
Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center, The Institute of Living / Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Direct the activities of a neuroscience laboratory using functional MRI, EEG, neuropsychological test, and genetic testing to characterize normal and abnormal brain function in psychiatric groups, particularly in diagnoses arising in, or commonly found in childhood and adolescence.

Director, Child and Adolescent Research - 2005 to present
Department of Psychiatry, The Institute of Living / Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Responsible for clinical research program development hospitalwide.

Associate Professor (Adjunct) - 2009 to present
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Used event-related fMRI, electrophysiology and neuropsychological tests to examine brain function in a variety of psychiatric disorders.

Senior Research Scientist - 2002 to 2005
Department of Psychiatry, The Institute of Living / Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Used event-related fMRI, electrophysiology and neuropsychological tests to examine brain function in a variety of psychiatric disorders.

Assistant Clinical Professor - 2003 to 2009
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Used event-related fMRI, electrophysiology and neuropsychological tests to examine brain function in a variety of psychiatric disorders.

Assistant Clinical Professor - September 2001 to 2002
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Currently using event-related fMRI and neuropsychological tests to examine brain function in a variety of psychiatric disorders, including Conduct Disorder, ADHD, PTSD, Alzheimer’s Disease and others. Overseeing an fMRI pilot study of estrogen replacement therapy.

Postdoctoral Fellow - September 1999 to 2001
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Investigated syndromes of executive dysfunction within conduct disorder, ADHD, and antisocial personality disorder using neuropsychological and fMRI measures of cognitive function. Projects also included investigations of cognitive risk factors for alcoholism and other substance disorders.

Research Associate - September 1998 to May 1999
Health Services Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Worked as a consultant for statistical analysis and writing for publication on a variety of needs assessment and outcomes monitoring public health projects.

Research Assistant - January 1996 to August 1998
Health Services Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Conducted substance abuse treatment need assessment and prevention programming research. Duties included statistical analyses, database construction and management, report writing, administrative activities, interviewing, and training of research staff.

Graduate Research Team - September 1994 to August 1999
The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Member of neuropsychology research team contributing to various projects and conducting independent research in autism and pervasive developmental disorders.

CLINICAL POSITIONS

Neuropsychological Clinical Experience

Staff Neuropsychologist (2002 – present)
Neuropsychology Service, Hartford Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Hartford, CT
Staff psychologist. Responsibilities have included consulting and performing screenings for traumatic brain injury patients. Responsible for test battery selection, test administration, report writing and communication of results to patients and consultation sources.

Staff Neuropsychologist (2001 – 2002)
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Performed neuropsychological evaluations of patients referred from hospital services and outpatient sources. Director of the Adolescent Neuropsychology Service. Co-ordination of assessment service for inpatient hospital units. Responsible for test battery selection, test administration, report writing and communication of results to patients and consultation sources.

Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow (September 1999 – 2001)
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Performed neuropsychological evaluations of patients referred from hospital services and outpatient sources. Responsible for test battery selection, test administration, report writing and communication of results to patients and consultation sources.

Neuropsychology Intern (September 1998 – August 1999)
Psychology Service, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT
Performed neuropsychological evaluations of patients referred from services across the hospital. Responsible for test battery selection, test administration, report writing and communication of results to patients and consultation sources. 1800 Hours

Neuropsychometrician (January 1997 – August 1998)
Psychological Associates, Norwich, CT
Conducted neuropsychological assessment of a diverse clinical population of adults and adolescents using a flexible neuropsychological test battery. Responsible for testing, scoring and partial report writing. 640 Hours

Neuropsychology Assessment Practicum (Summer 1996)
Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Duties included assisting with neuropsychological screening, scoring neuropsychological tests, participation in treatment planning meetings, co-facilitation of rehabilitation therapy groups aimed at assisting adjustment from hospital services to placements. 80 Hours

General Clinical Experience:

Psychologist – Consulting Staff 2002 to present
Hartford Hospital / The Institute of Living - Department of Psychiatry
Hartford, Connecticut

Attending Psychologist - Clinical Staff 2001 to 2002
University of Connecticut Health Center - Department of Psychiatry
Farmington, Connecticut

Psychology Intern September 1998 – August 1999
Mental Hygiene Clinic, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT
Responsible for intake interviewing, treatment planning, and treatment implementation for individual outpatient psychotherapy minor rotation. 250 Hours

Psychology Extern Fall 1997 – May 1998
Adult Outpatient Services Clinic, Manchester Memorial Hospital, Manchester, CT
Worked with a multi-disciplinary team of mental health professionals. Duties included intake interviewing and writing reports for diagnosis and treatment planning. Also responsible for individual therapy and leading or co-facilitating several special-topic therapy groups. Provided mental health screening outreach programs to the community. 540 Hours

Psychotherapy Practica Experiences Fall 1995 – Spring 1997
The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Four semesters of work as an individual therapist as part of a treatment team. Clients included children, families, and individual adults. Responsible for weekly therapy sessions, intake interviewing and reports, treatment planning, progress notes, and treatment summary reports. 270 Hours

Psychology Extern Summer 1995
Newington VAMC, Newington, CT
Responsible for psychological evaluation of clients, emphasizing DSM-IV diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Also responsible for individual and group cognitive-behavioral substance abuse therapy. Group therapy concentrated on alcoholism, but sessions included psychotherapy for dual-diagnosis and other primary substances of dependence. 144 Hours

Clinical Assessment Student Fall 1994 – Spring 1995
The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Received supervised instruction in the administration, scoring, and interpretation intelligence, achievement and personality tests. 135 Hours

Miscellaneous Clinical Experience 1990 – 1994
Treatment of oppositional-defiant aggression and assault through inpatient behavioral milieu therapy. Telephone crisis intervention counselor for Tulane University students. 1480 Hours

TEACHING POSITIONS

Postdoctoral Supervisor

Olin Neropsychiatry Research Center (2006-present)
Supervise the clinical and academic activities of clinical research postdocs at the Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center and Hartford Hospital / The Institute of Living. Conduct weekly supervision of postdocs.

PGY Residency Instructor (2002-present)
Department of Psychiatry, The Institute of Living / Hartford Hospital, Hartford CT
Lectures to medical residents on various topics in clinical neuropsychiatry. Supervised senior resident research electives.

PGY Residency Instructor
(2001-2002)
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Presented material in seminars for medical students and medical residents on the nature of neuropsychological consultation, referral questions, and service utilization.

Supervisor, Neuropsychology Service
(2000-2002)
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Responsible for supervision of intern and practica students’ clinical interviewing, test administration, and report writing for the Neuropsychology Service.

Supervisor, Neuropsychology Research
(2000-2002)
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Responsible for supervision of doctoral student research in the Neuropsychology Service. Duties include project design, implementation, data analysis and writing for publication.

Instructor, “Abnormal Psychology” (2000)
Department of Psychology, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT
Responsible for course development, lesson planning, lectures, testing and grading of two sections of an upper-level undergraduate psychology course.

Research Team Coordinator (1998 – 1999)
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Directed a team of six undergraduate researchers for three semesters and guided their learning of research methodology, project administration and data analysis on a project that developed and tested the psychometric properties of a neuropsychological test of memory.

Instructor, “Theories of Personality” (1997)
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Responsible for course development, lesson planning, lectures, testing and grading of an upper-level undergraduate psychology course.

Teaching Assistant
(1994 – 1995)
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Instructor for four Introductory Psychology Laboratory classes. Responsible for lesson planning, lectures, testing, and grading for classes.

Academic Advising:

Eva Troyb, Master’s Thesis Committee. University of Connecticut Psychology Department, “Academic Functioning in Children and Adolescents with a History of Autism Spectrum Disorders Who Have Achieved Optimal Outcomes” Summer 2011

Ritika Chandra, Honors Undergraduate Mentorship, Trinity College, Neural Network Abnormalities In AD/HD: A Study Using Dynamic Causal Modeling. Presented April 2009.

Jaqueline Parrotta, Honors Undergraduate Mentorship, Trinity College, “Neural Response in the Nucleus Accumbens to the Prospect and Anticipation of Monetary Incentive Reward in Adolescent Major Depressive Disorder: an fMRI Study.” Presented April 28, 2008.

Alana Peters, M.A. Master’s Thesis Committee, University of Hartford Psychology Department, “Neurobiological Basis of ADHD: The Relationship of Gray Matter Volume Deficits, ADHD Diagnosis, and Cognitive Test Performance.“ November 28, 2007.

Michael Rosenthal, M.A., Master’s Thesis Committee, University of Connecticut Psychology Department, “Predictors of School-age Language Functioning in Autism,” November 2006

Mirela Loftus, M.D., Ph.D. Child & Adolescent Residency Research Project, The Institute of Living / Hartford Hospital, “Anxiety in ADHD: Good or Bad?” Presented November 28, 2006.

Garland Jones, Ph.D., Dissertation Committee, University of Connecticut Psychology Department, “Written and Oral Language in Autism,” August 24, 2006

Jacqueline Solomon, Senior Honor’s Thesis Advisor, University of Connecticut Psychology Department, “The Effects of Psychostimulant Medication on ADHD Adolescent and Adult Neuropsychological Test Performance” Spring 2006

Ruby Thomas, M.D. Child & Adolescent Residency Research Project, The Institute of Living / Hartford Hospital, “Family Functioning & Relationship With Childhood Disruptive Behavior Disorders,” April 27, 2005

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Peer Review Groups/Grant Study Sections:

2008-2009
Ad Hoc Member, Neural Basis of Psychopathology, Addictions and Sleep Disorders (NPAS) NIH Study Section

2009-current
Charter Member, Neural Basis of Psychopathology, Addictions and Sleep Disorders (NPAS) NIH Study Section

June 2009
Ad Hoc Member, Clinical Addiction and Psychopathology, ZRG1 BDCN-C (95) S NIH Study Section

Professional Organizations:

2011-present
Society for Biological Psychiatry

2008-present
International Society for Research on Impulsivity

2003-present
Organization for Human Brain Mapping

2001-present
Cognitive Neuroscience Society

Journal Service:

Consulting Editor, Neuropsychology
Ad hoc reviewer, Biological Psychiatry
Ad hoc reviewer, American Journal of Psychiatry
Ad hoc reviewer, Archives of General Psychiatry
Ad hoc reviewer, Human Brain Mapping
Ad hoc reviewer, Neuroimage
Ad hoc reviewer, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Ad hoc reviewer, Addiction
Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Neurophysiology
Ad hoc reviewer, Trends in Cognitive Sciences
Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Neuroscience Methods

Public Service:

2010
Stevens, M.C. Forensic Applications of fMRI. Presentation to InterCommunity, Hartford, CT.

2009
Stevens, M.C. Depression and Suicide in Adolescents: Presentation to East Hartford Community.

2009
Stevens, M.C. The use of the Ohio Scales in Tracking Behavioral Problem Outcome within Big Brothers/Big Sisters Mentorship Program

2003
Stevens, M.C. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury & Concussion. Presentation to staff at Zurich Insurance, Rocky Hill, CT.