UCSF Psychiatry News

Allison J. Doupe, MD, PhD

Doupe honored by colleagues and friends at Memorial Symposium

February 20, 2015
Colleagues, family and friends of Allison J. Doupe, MD, PhD, gathered on Friday, January 23 on the UCSF Mission Bay campus to the celebrate the life and career of the late professor, Vice Chair for Basic Science Research and director of the Center for Integrative Neuroscience.
Laura Dunn, MD

Dunn appointed to IOM committee on Social Security policies

February 20, 2015
Laura Dunn, MD, has been appointed as a member of the Institute of Medicine's Committee to Evaluate the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Capability Determination Process for Adult Beneficiaries.
Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD

Hoeft to speak on the neuroscience of learning differences

February 19, 2015
Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, will speak to Bay Area parents and other adults about using an integrated approach in understanding learning differences during a special seminar on Thursday, February 26 at the Bay Area Discovery Museum.
Mark di Suvero’s “Dreamcatcher”

Di Suvero’s “Dreamcatcher” added to the Mission Bay landscape

February 13, 2015
Thanks to the generosity of longtime UCSF supporters Jeanne and Sandy Robertston, and the efforts of the UCSF Mission Bay Art Committee chaired by Samuel Barondes, MD, a new artistic monument stands prominently on the Mission Bay campus.
Kristine Yaffe, MD

Yaffe to receive ACP Award for Research in Geriatric Psychiatry

February 12, 2015
Kristine Yaffe, MD, will be honored by the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) with the 2015 ACP Award for Research in Geriatric Psychiatry.
Rajkumar K. Kalapatapu, MD

Kalapatapu joins ranks of APA Fellows

February 11, 2015
Rajkumar K. Kalapatapu, MD, has been approved by the American Psychiatric Association (APA)’s Board of Trustees as one of the association’s new Fellows for 2015.
Craig Van Dyke, MD portrait

Van Dyke returns to UCSF for Grand Rounds and portrait unveiling

February 09, 2015
Professor and Chair Emeritus Craig Van Dyke, MD, returned to the UCSF Parnassus campus last week as a guest of honor to speak at the department’s Grand Rounds.
Vanessa Hus Bal, PhD

Hus Bal receives Marquis Award for doctoral work

February 06, 2015
State Lab postdoctoral scholar Vanessa Hus Bal, PhD, was named as the newest recipient of the Marquis Award by the University of Michigan’s Department of Psychiatry for her doctoral dissertation exploring the influence of non-Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) behaviors on the assessment and diagnosis of ASD in children.
ADOS-2 manual

STAR Center to offer ADOS-2 workshop

January 30, 2015

The UCSF STAR (Service, Training, Advocacy & Research) Center for ASD and NDDs will be offering an introductory/clinical workshop for the second edition of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute on February 28-March 2.

Patricia Areán, PhD

Areán to speak at IOM workshop on cognitive dysfunction in depression

January 27, 2015
Patricia Areán, PhD, has been invited by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous Systems Disorders to speak at its upcoming meeting on February 24 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC.