Previous Lectures


Grand Rounds Series FY 2023-2024

September 15, 2023 - Diagnosis at the Crossroads: Mental Illness in the 21st Century - Dustin B. Wygant, PhD, Professor of Psychology Eastern Kentucky University - On Demand Coming Soon

September 22, 2023 - The Aurora, CO Movie Theater Shooting: Significance for Forensic Mental Health Professionals - Diana Mullis, MD, Medical Director, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Edward Thomas Lewis III, MD, Assistant Professor, & Emily Gottfried PhD, Associate Professor, MUSC - On Demand Coming Soon

October 6, 2023 - Great Wits and Madness - Mark Vonnegut, M.D., Pediatrician & Author - On Demand Coming Soon

October 13, 2023 - Sleep to Remember, Sleep to Forget - Mahesh Thakkar, PhD, Professor and Director of Research, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia. Research Health Scientist, Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital - On Demand Coming Soon

November10, 2023 - Do depression and anxiety influence people's interest in getting a cancer screening? Analysis of the HINTS 6 cycle 3 - Maxwell Akonde, MLS, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina - On Demand Coming Soon

November 17 2023 - What comes up, must go down: Rumination diagnosis and treatment - Jessica Buzenski, Ph.D. Pediatric psychologist, Assistant Professor, GI division, Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute - On Demand Coming Soon

December 1, 2023 - The Clinical Utility of Pharmacogenetic Testing in Psychiatry - Eduard Vieta, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry. University of Barcelona Head of the Department of Psychiatry & Psychology University of Barcelona Hospital Clinic - On Demand Coming Soon

December 8, 2023 - Start by Believing: Transforming How We Respond to Sexual Assault - Kim Lonsway, PhD, Director of Research, End Violence Against Women International - On Demand Coming Soon


Grand Rounds Series FY 2022-2023

September 16, 2022 - Neuroimaging of Substance Use Disorders: Biomarkers underlying aberrant behaviors and predictive of treatment outcomes - Yihong Yang, PhD, Senior Investigator, National Institute on Drug Abuse - On Demand Coming Soon

September 23, 2022 - Comorbid PTSD and Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents: What we know and where we go from here - Jesse D. Hinckley, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine - On Demand Coming Soon

October 7, 2022 - Advanced Imaging Approaches to Understanding Bipolar Disorder - Perry F. Renshaw, MD, PhD, MBA, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Huntsman Mental Health Institute, University of Utah Health, Medical Director, Salt Lake City MIRECC (Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center), Salt Lake City VA Health Care System - On Demand Coming Soon

October 28, 2022 - The Journey to Patient-and Family-Centered Care - Caroline DeLongchamps, Manager, Patient-and Family-Centered Care, Quality and Safety, MUSC
with Coby Mozingo, IOP patient testimonial - On Demand Coming Soon

December 9, 2022 - Data Blitz: Trauma-Focused Dissemination and Implementation Studies - Hannah C. Espeleta, PhD, Assistant Professor, MUSC; Rochelle F. Hanson, Ph.D., Professor, MUSC; Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo, PhD, Associate Professor, MUSC; Alyssa A. Rheingold, Ph.D., Professor, MUSC - On Demand Coming Soon

January 6, 2023 - Diversity and Inclusion in Research: Lessons Learned in the Field - Marvella Ford, PhD, Associate Director, Population Sciences, Hollings Cancer Center; Hermes Florez, MD, PhD, MPH, Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences; Diane Kamen, MD, MSCR, Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology; Michael de Arellano, PhD, Clinical Psychology, MUSC - On Demand Coming Soon

February 3, 2023 - Annual Chairman’s Research Development Fund Pilot Grant Program Presentation - Danielle Taylor, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research and Clinical Associate, MUSC; Caitlin Rancher, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, MUSC; Courtney King, Ph.D., Program Manager, MUSC - On Demand Coming Soon

February 10, 2023 - School Mental Health Research Addressing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Current Sociopolitical Climate - Colleen Halliday, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Global and Community Health, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, MUSC - On Demand Not Available

February 17, 2023 - Neurodegenerative Diseases in South Carolina: Making Sense of Our Silver Tsunami - Steven L. Carroll, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, MUSC - On Demand Coming Soon

February 24, 2023 - Race, Ethnicity, and Mental Illness - Jai Gandhi, MD, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine - On Demand Coming Soon

March 3, 2023 - Comorbid Alcohol Use/Disorder and Mental Illness: Psychiatric, Neural, Behavioral, and Familial Risk Factors - Elizabeth Lippard, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin - On Demand Coming Soon

March 10, 2023 - Working Towards Equitable Access to Kidney Transplantation - Camilla Nonterah, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Richmond - On Demand Coming Soon

March 17, 2023 - Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation: A New Twist on a Familiar Question - Matthew Carpenter, PhD, Professor, MUSC - On Demand Coming Soon

April 7, 2023 - Phenotyping chronic insomnia based on objective sleep measures: diagnostic and treatment implications - Alexandros Vgontzas, MD, Professor of Psychiatry Penn State University College of Medicine - On Demand Coming Soon

April 14, 2023 - Extended Release Buprenorphine: A Expanding Treatment Option for Opioid Use Disorder - Alyssa Braxton, MD, Medical Director, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center - On Demand Coming Soon

April 21, 2023 - High Conflict Divorce and Family Court Evaluations: Applicability to Healthcare Professionals - Sheresa Christopher, PhD, ABPP, Director, Youth and Family Forensic Program, Assistant Professor, CPSPD, MUSC; Alicia Gibson, PsyD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Forensic Psychology, MUSC - On Demand Coming Soon

May 12, 2023 - In Search of Therapeutic Targets for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment - Irma Rukhadze, PhD, Associate Professor, Albany Medical College - On Demand Coming Soon

May 19, 2023 - Lessons learned from COVID-19 and the Pandemic Threat Ahead - Michael D. Sweat, PhD, Director, Division of Global and Community Health, Faculty Director, MUSC Center for Global Health, Professor, MUSC


Grand Rounds Series FY 2021-2022

September 10, 2021 - Good Vibrations: Low intensity focused ultrasound in disorders of consciousness after sever brain injury - Martin Monti, PhD - Watch On Demand

September 17, 2021 - Improving Public Health through Tobacco Regulation: A harm reduction approach - Tracy Smith, PhD - Watch On Demand

October 1, 2021 - Disaster Related Stress and Psychiatric Outcomes: The role of the psychiatrist as a researcher, clinician, and public health advocate - Karen Martinez-Gonzalez, MD, MSc - Watch On Demand

October 8, 2021 - Jason Pressley Lectureship Stereotype Threat and Identity Threat: The science of a diverse community - Claude Steele, PhD - On Demand Not Available

October 15, 2021 - The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD); Opportunities for scientific discovery - Gaya Dowling, PhD - Watch On Demand

November 5, 2021 - Tracking the Ups and Downs of the COVID-19 Epidemic - Michael Sweat, PhD - Watch On Demand

November 12, 2021 - Zian and FRD: An introduction - Mark Semler, and Troy Huth, JD, PhD - Watch On Demand

January 7, 2022 - Adapting Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD: Two Decades of Clinical and Research Experience - Alan L. Peterson, PhD, ABPP - Watch On Demand

January 21, 2022 - Impact of COVID: Latest Advances in Research - Bashar Badran, PhD and Bernadette Cortese, PhD - Watch On Demand

February 4, 2022 - Advances in Technology: A Datablitz Highlighting Latest Research - Alyssa Rheingold, PhD; Connie Guille, PhD; Sarah Hales, PhD, LISW; Hannah Espelata, PhD - Watch On Demand

February 18, 2022 - Stress-related Motivation Neurocircuits and Addiction Risk and Relapse Outcomes - Rajita Sinha, PhD - Watch On Demand

February 25, 2022 - Diversity and Inclusivity in Research: From Conceptualization to Dissemination - Marvella Ford, PhD, MS, MSW - Watch On Demand

March 4, 2022 - Molecular diversity in Alzheimer's Cardiomyopathy - Federica del Monte, MD, PhD - On Demand Not Available

March 11, 2022 - Written Exposure Therapy: A brief treatment approach for PTSD - Denise Sloan, PhD - Watch On Demand

March 18, 2022 - Moving on Up: How to ask for that promotion - Carla Danielson, PhD; Dan Smith, PhD; Suzanne Thomas, PhD

April 1, 2022 - Examining Social Supports in the Etiology, Maintenance, and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders - Amber Jarnecke, PhD - Watch On Demand

April 8, 2022 - Overprotected: A Practical Review of Guardianship and Conservatorship - Laura Burdette, MD; Alex Tillotson, MD - Watch On Demand

April 15, 2022 - The Inga Taylor MD Visiting Lectureship: An Overview of PANDAS, PANS and Childhood-onset OCD- Susan Swedo, MD - Watch On Demand

April 22, 2022 - Innovative Treatments for PTSD - Barbara Rothbaum, PhD, ABPP

April 29, 2022 - Brain Circuitry for Arousal during Sleep Apnea - Satvinder Kaur, PhD - Watch On Demand

May 13, 2022 - Optimization of Biobehavioral Interventions Delivered in Routine Clinical Settings - Carly Goldstein, PhD - Watch On Demand

May 20, 2022 - Sleep: A gateway to sleep function form a cellular perspective - Robert Greene, MD, PhD - On Demand Not Available

May 27, 2022 - Modulation of Autonomic and Stress Response Using Noninvasive Brain Stimulation - Christopher Austelle, MD - Watch On Demand



Grand Rounds Series FY 2020-2021

September 18, 2020 - Pre-Award Budgeting for Post-Award Ease - Romeka Washington, MBA and Amy Boehm, CRA

September 25, 2020 - Delirium and Other Neuropsychiatric Effects of COVID-19 - Scott Beach, MD

October 9, 2020 - Jason Pressley Lectureship CNS Drug Discovery: Multiple Challenges, Multiple Opportunities - Husseini Manji, MD, FRCPC

October 23, 2020 - Paradise Lost: The Neurobiology of Child Abuse and Neglect - Charles Nemeroff, MD, PhD

November 6, 2020 - Developing, Implementing, and Testing a Family-Based Treatment Model for Intimate Partner Violence - Cynthia Swenson, PhD

November 13, 2020 - Cannabis Chaos: A Guide for the Practitioner in 2020 - Ryan Vandrey, PhD

January 8, 2021 - Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis - Mary Hart Bryan, MD and Ashley Hink, MD, MPH

January 15, 2021 - Course Correcting During the Coronavirus: How we are making research accommodations - Alyssa Rheingold, PhD

February 5, 2021 - Leveraging Telehealth to Extend the Reach of Behavioral Health Treatments via Primary Care - Jennifer Dahne, PhD

February 12, 2021 - You Sound Different - Voice as a Biomarker in Mental Health - Sean Christensen, MD

February 26, 2021 - Forging VA Research Collaborations: The Charleston Health Equity and Rural Outreach Innovation Center (HEROIC) - Neal Axon, MD & Elizabeth J. Santa Ana, PhD

March 12, 2021 - Integrated Early Intervention for Substance Use Disorder and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Following Sexual Assault - Christine Hahn PhD

March 19, 2021 - SCDMH - Your Public Mental Health System in South Carolina: Past, Present, and Future - Kenneth Rogers, MD, MSPH, MMM and Deborah Blalock, M.Ed, LPCS

April 9, 2021 - Cultural Issues in Forensic Evaluation and Treatment - Tiffany Harrop, PhD & Amanda Hecker, MD

May 7, 2021 - A Curious Case of Secondary Psychosis - Manish Karamchandani, MD, M.Sc.

May 14, 2021 - Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation to Enhance Olfaction and Targeting Disordered Escape, Avoidance and Approach in the Psychology Clinics - Bashar Badran, PhD and Christopher Sege, PhD

May 28, 2021 - How Sleep Loss Disrupts Memory Consolidation Mechanisms - Sara J Aton, PhD



Grand Rounds Series FY 2019-2020

September 13, 2019 - The Case of Jorge/Marta Olmos, Mexico's First Gender Reassignment, 1952-1954 - Victor Macias-Gonzalez, PhD

October 18, 2019 - Bipolar Depression: Clinical Characteristics and Unmet Needs of a Complex Treatment Refractory Disorder - Joseph Calabrese, MD

October 25, 2019 - Development and Context in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders during the Transition to Adulthood - Anne Marie Albano, PhD

November 1, 2019 - Impairments in Cognitive & Emotional Processing in Mental Illness: Evidence of Trandsdiagnostic Neurocircuit Substrates - Lisa McTeague, PhD

November 15, 2019 - Academic Entrepreneurship = Tool for Accelerating Population Health: Examples from Addiction & Behavioral Health - Bryan Heckman, PhD

January 17, 2020 - A New Treatment for Smoking Cessation? Modulating Drive-reward and Executive Control Circuitry with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation - Xingbao Li, MD, M.S.C.R., M.S

January 24, 2020 - Psychopharmacology: Fact or Fiction - Amy Hebbard, PharmD, BCPP and Jessica Broadway, MD

February 7, 2020 - Project THRIVE: Telemental Healthcare Reaching to Increase Veteran Engagement - Ursula Myers, PhD

February 21, 2020 - Extraordinary EPS- An Unusual Case of Akathisia - Eric Dobson, MD, Danielle Lowe, MD, PhD and Emily Whisler, DO, and Amanda Rice, PharmD

March 6, 2020 - Deep Brain Calcium Imaging of Hypothalamic Neurons During Sleep - Carlos Blanco-Centurion, PhD

May 8, 2020 - Feigned Psychosis: Detection and Documentation - Ashley Rankin, PhD and Nicole Sussman, MD

May 15, 2020 - Caring for our healthcare providers - Alyssa Rheingold, PhD

May 29, 2020 - How Can We Help Children and Caregivers Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic? - Rochelle Hanson, PhD



Grand Rounds Series FY 2018-2019

September 21, 2018 - Health Through Justice: Holding Cigarette Companies Accountable for Their Actions - K. Michael Cummings, PhD

October 12, 2018 - Targeting Brain Norepinephrine for the Treatment of Stress and Substance Use Disorders - Robert Swift, MD, PhD

October 26, 2018 - 10th Annual Jason Pressley Visiting Professorship "Frank Sinatra’s Aging in Rhythm: Creativity in a Self-Proclaimed “18-Karat Manic-Depressive

November 2, 2018 - Cross Cultural Mental Health – Mental Health Services in Low Income Countries: The Case of Tanzania - Samuel Likindikoki,

November 30, 2018 - Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant: Psychological Risk Factors, Outcomes, and Considerations - Stacey Maurer, Ph.

January 11, 2019 - Enhancing Relationships and Improving Children’s Behaviors - Kerrie Murphy, PhD

January 18, 2018 - Exercise and Depression: A Novel Approach for Incorporating Physical Rehabilitation to Enhance Mental Health Treatment - Chris Gregory, PhD

February 1, 2019 - Milk, Tea, and 628 Miles": Unforeseen Challenges In Managing Complications of Acetaminophen Overdose - Tommy Fu, MD

February 8, 2019 - Improving Access and Enhancing Outcomes for PTSD Treatment - Sheila Rauch, PhD

February 22, 2019 - Promoting Psychological Recovery After Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico - Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo, PhD

Mar 8, 2019 - Delirium at MUSC Benjamin Kalivas, MD

Mar 15, 2019 - Context, Causes, & Consequences: Exploring the impacts of poverty and healthcare consumerism - Joni D. Nelson, PhD, MS

April 19, 2018 - Inga Taylor Lectureship

April 26, 2019 - Mental Illness and Law Enforcement: Building Safer Communities and Increasing Access to Care Forensic Psychiatry Fellow

May 10, 2019 - Brain Circuit Mapping for Sleep Disorder Narcolepsy - Meng Liu, PhD

May 17, 2019 - Sleep, Sleep Deprivation and Physicians - Robert D. Vorona, PhD



Grand Rounds Series FY 2017-2018

September 1, 2017 - New Ventures: Behavioral Health Treatment in a Surgical and Non-surgical Weight Management Center - Shenelle A. Edwards-Hampton, PhD

September 15, 2017 - A Public Health Approach to Improving  Evidence-Based Practices for Youth Impacted by Child Maltreatment - Shannon Self-Brown, PhD

October 13, 2017 - Amnesia Grand Rounds: Too Good to Forget - Oona Appel, Psy.D., Natalie Armstrong-Hoskowitz, PhD;  E. Thomas Lewis, III, MD; Louis Viamonte, MD, M.S.

October 20, 2017 - 10th Annual Jason Pressley Visiting Professorship  - Can We Develop New Antidepressants? - Alan F. Schatzberg, MD

November 3, 2017 - Pharmacotherapy of Alcohol Use Disorder: Can we Improve Prediction of Response? - Karl F. Mann, MD

November 17, 2017 - Assessment of Testamentary Capacity in Patients with Neuro-Cognitive Deficits - David L. Bachman, MD

January 12, 2018 - Pharmacotherapy of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Results from the Randomized BAART Clinical Trial - C. Lindsay DeVane, PharmD

January 26, 2018 - Meaning & Medication: Psychosocial Contributions to Treatment Resistance - Erin Seery, MD

February 2, 2018 - Mental Health Outcomes of the Post-Critical Incident Seminar: Pilot Data from the South Carolina Experience - Joseph C. Cheng, MD, PhD

February 23, 2018 - Triarchic Model of Psychopathy: Implications for Science and Practice - Christopher J. Patrick, PhD

March 2, 2018 - SAMSHA’s Role in the Opioid Crisis - Anita Everett, MD, DFAPA

March 9, 2018 - Do Effective Medications Fail in Clinical Trials? Ambulatory Assessment as a Potential Mitigating Tool in Substance Use Treatment Research - Rachel L. Tomko, PhD

March 16, 2018 - Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Depressed Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder - McLeod Frampton Gwynette, MD

March 23, 2018 - Innovations in Smoking Cessation in Mood Disorders - Michael J. Ostacher, MD, MPH, MMSc

April 4, 2018 - Inga Taylor Lectureship

April 20, 2018 - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Comorbid Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) - Ismene L. Petrakis, MD

May 19, 2018 - Microagressions as Barriers to care - Dr. Monnica Williams