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UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Presentations at APA 2024

May 3, 2024

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital faculty and alumni are participating in the American Psychiatric Association 2024 Annual Meeting May 4 to 6, 2024, in New York City and are showcasing their clinical and research expertise, presenting on a variety of topics such regarding bipolar disorder, approaches to firearm prevention, workplace violence in health care and more. View the full list of educational programming here.

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Presentations

Saturday, May 4, 2024

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Conspiracy Theories Gone Wild: Who Believes Them, Why, and How Can We Help?

Chair: Joseph M. Pierre
Presenter: John Rozel
Location: Room 1A14, Javits Center

Sunday, May 5, 2024

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Kinky Is Not a Diagnosis: What Every Psychiatrist Should Know About Sex and Relationships

Chair: Fiona D Fonseca
Presenter: Priyanka Amin  
Presenter: Thara Nagarajan  
Presenter: Melanie Gold
Location: Rooms 1A04-1A05, Javits Center

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Understanding the Recent Changes in Coding and Documentation Requirements Using an Interactive Calculator App

Chair: Jeremy Musher
Presenter: Junji Takeshita
Presenter: David Yankura  
Presenter: Patrick Ying
Location: Rooms 3D01, 3D12, Javits Center

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM EDT
Safe Spaces and the Evolving Problem of Workplace Violence in Healthcare: Strategies, Synergies, and Solutions

Chair: James Colin Rachal
Presenter: Layla Soliman  
Presenter: John Rozel  
Presenter: Abhishek Jain
Location: Room 1E14, Javits Center

Monday, May 06, 2024

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Clinical and Neurobiological Predictors of SUD in Youth With Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Chair: Jeffrey H. Newcorn
Presenter: Iliyan S. Ivanov 
Presenter: Brooke Molina  
Presenter: Robert James Blair
Location: Room 1E08, Javits Center

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM EDT
Focus Live! Assessment and Management of Bipolar Disorder

Chair: Trisha Suppes  
Presenter: Holly Swartz
Presenter: Ayal Schaffer
Moderator: Mark Rapaport
Location: Rooms 1A17-1A18, Javits Center

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EDT
Trigger Warning: Diverse Approaches to Firearm Injury Prevention

Presenter: Layla Soliman  
Presenter: James Colin Rachal
Presenter: John Rozel  
Presenter: Ashley Christmas
Location: Rooms 3D04, 3D09, Javits Center