UCSF Psychiatry News

Harman V.S. "Van" Peeke, PhD
September 02, 2016
Harman V.S. "Van" Peeke, PhD, native of San Francisco and resident of Glen Ellen, Calif., died peacefully at home on Friday, August 26, 2016.
Vanessa Hus Bal, PhD
September 01, 2016
Clinician and researcher Vanessa Hus Bal, PhD, has joined the Department of Psychiatry as an assistant professor in residence and clinical psychologist for the UCSF STAR Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
UCSF Psychiatry Grand Rounds
August 26, 2016
The 2016-2017 UCSF Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds series will kick off on Tuesday, September 13 with a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series event featuring the University of Pittsburgh’s Neal D. Ryan, MD.
Runners at Crissy Field
August 25, 2016
On Sunday, September 25, runners will line up along San Francisco's picturesque Crissy Field and take part in a five-kilometer race that's about more than just bragging rights for the winner.
J. Elliot Royer, MD
August 25, 2016
School of Medicine Dean Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD, announced today that Mel Blaustein, MD, and Owen Wolkowitz, MD, have been selected as the recipients of the 2016 J. Elliot Royer Award in Psychiatry.
Homeless man
August 17, 2016
A new UCSF report on an understudied population – older homeless adults – reveals that adverse childhood experiences have long-lasting effects.
August 17, 2016
A new book aims to provide parents with an easy-to-understand approach to changing their children’s mindset and behavior by introducing simple, powerful concepts to keep their child motivated.
Alan Z. Skolnikoff, MD
August 11, 2016
Alan Zachary Skolnikoff, MD, exceptional human being and noted psychoanalyst, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his San Francisco home on July 17, 2016.
Grewal on couch
August 09, 2016
As with cancer and HIV in the past, today's pervasive social stigma around mental illness comes at a high cost: millions of Americans go untreated because of misconceptions and shame.