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Hosted by Department of Psychiatry

31st Albert J. Silverman Research Conference

Wednesday, December 16th 2020 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Host: Gregory Dalack, MD
Disclosures: TBD
CME Available: Yes

2020 Silverman Conference Program & Zoom Links

"Snapchat, Facebook, and Video Chat Delivery of Substance Use Interventions"

Erin E. Bonar, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
U-M Addiction Center
Practicing Clinical Psychologist, U-M Addiction Treatment Services

Erin E. Bonar, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry as well as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology. She investigates the links between substance use and risky behaviors, particularly HIV risk behaviors, in vulnerable populations with special attention to the role of social cognitive factors. Dr. Bonar is interested in developing and adapting interventions augmented by mHealth for prevention and treatment of substance use and related conditions. 

"Cross-Disorder Genetic Analyses of Major Psychiatric Disorders"

Gregory L. Hanna, MD
Department of Psychiatry

Gregory L. Hanna, MD is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan and Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  He is the founder and co-director of the Child Obsessive-Compulsive and Anxiety Disorders Program.  He is a member of the Tourette Syndrome / Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, and has conducted research on the diagnosis, treatment, neurobiology, and genetics of OCD and related disorders for over 30 years.  His research has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and International OCD Foundation.

"Politics can be bad for your health: Trumpism and responses COVID-19."

Brian Hicks, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
U-M Addiction Center

Dr. Hicks' research focuses on examining the interplay among genetic, environmental, and developmental influences on the emergence, persistence, and desistence of substance use disorders and related conditions including antisocial behavior and psychopathic personality disorder. Dr. Hicks’ research accomplishments have been recognized by early career contribution awards from the Behavior Genetics Association, the Society for Research in Psychopathology, and the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy. In 2015 Dr. Hicks received the Research Faculty Recognition Award (campus-wide award) from the Office of Research at the University of Michigan.

"Adapting Trauma-Focused PTSD Treatment for Brief Treatment Settings"

Rebecca Sripada, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Research Scientist, VA Center for Clinical Management Research; Clinical Psychologist, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

In addition to her U-M appointment, Dr. Sripada is a Research Scientist at the VA Center for Clinical Management Research, and a Clinical Psychologist in the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. The central focus of her research is improving care for posttraumatic stress disorder. She currently has VA Career Development Award to evaluate care in residential PTSD programs and identify best practices to improve treatment outcomes. She also leads several projects testing novel delivery methods to improve access to evidence-based treatments.

About the Albert J. Silverman Conference

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