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2010 Annual Conference Schedule

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Date and Time  
October 14:
Presentation Open to the Public (no charge)
6:00-7:00 p.m.  Rhythms of Life: Learning Practical Solutions for Controlling Your Moods”
Ellen Frank, PhD (Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Director of the Depression and Manic Depression Prevention program, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh)
October 15:
Professional conference (8-4:30)
8:00-8:40 a.m. 
8:40-9:00 a.m. 
“The Potential of Computer Technology in Treatment of Mood Disorders: A
Brief Tour”
Jesse Wright, M.D., Ph.D. (Director, UL Depression Center,
Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs, Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)
9:00-9:45 a.m.
“Adiposity, Inflammation, and Depression: Linkages and Treatment Strategies”
Richard Shelton, M.D. (Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Professor of
Pharmacology, Vice-Chair for Research and Chief of Mood Disorders Program,
Vanderbilt University)
10:05-10:50 a.m.

“Interpersonal and Social Rhythms Therapy for Bipolar Disorder” (Dr. Frank)      .   

10:50-11:15 a.m
“Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Depression”
Rif El-Mallakh, M.D. (Director, Mood Disorders Clinical & Research
Program, UL Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)
11:15-11:45 a.m.
“Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression”
Todd Shanks, M.D. (Norton Healthcare Director, Functional Neurosurgery)
11:45-1:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion/Lunch
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Workshop I

(your choice):

  1. “Implementing Interpersonal and Social Rhythms Therapy: A Practicum”
    (Dr. Frank)
  2. “Integrating Mindfulness with Treatment for Depression, Anxiety, and Stress”(Paul Salmon, PhD, Associate Professor, UL Dept of Psychological & Brain Sciences)
  3. “Diagnosis and Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children”
    (David Lohr, M.D., Bingham Clinic, UL Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)
2:50-4:20 p.m.
Workshop II

(your choice):

  1. “Moderator-Based Treatment of Depression: Maximizing Responses to Medication and Psychotherapy” (Dr. Shelton)
  2. “When PANIC Attacks – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Strategies for Panic Disorder”
    (Joyce Spurgeon, M.D., Director, Residency Training Program, Amanda Mackey, M.D., Asst. Director, Residency Training Program, UL Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)
  3. “Treating Sleep Disorders: Principles and Practice of Behavioral Sleep Medicine”
    (Ryan G. Wetzler, PsyD., Director of Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Sleep Medicine Specialists, Louisville, Ky)


UL faculty, staff, full-time students, residents/fellows – Free
Other Health Care Professionals - $90.00

Continuing Ed Credits:

AMA PRA Category 1, Board of Nursing,Board of Psychology, CEUs

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