Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences | Grand Rounds Series
"Psychopharmacology: Fact or Fiction"
Friday, Jan 24, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location Institute of Psychiatry-1st Floor Auditorium, 67 President Street Charleston, SC 29425
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences hosts bimonthly Grand Rounds that span the academic year.
Join us as we host Dr. Jessica Broadway, Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at MUSC and Dr. Amy Hebbard, Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and Pharmacy Coordinator, MUSC Health. This session will focus on the evidence regarding a number of commonly used off-label treatments and other potential psychopharmacology "myths" in an interactive presentation.
The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit(s)™. At the completion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
1. Evaluate the evidence for various medications used off-label in treating agitation related to dementia 2. Evaluate the evidence for the use of bright light therapy for treating non-seasonal depression 3. Evaluate the evidence for the off-label use of gabapentin for the treatment of anxiety and pain
Unable to attend in person? Register for our live stream. Go to: https://musc.webex.com
Session Number: 640 989 946
Session Number: TrcadpS7
PharmD, BCPP received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of
Georgia in 2009 and completed residency training at the Ralph H. Johnson VA
Medical Center in Charleston, SC. She has been with MUSC Health since 2010 and
currently serves as the coordinator for psychiatric pharmacy services. She also
holds an appointment as an Adjunct Affiliate Professor within the College of
Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina. Her primary practice
interest is geriatric psychiatry.
Dr. Jessica Broadway
graduated from the University of Michigan before attending medical school at
the Medical College of Ohio, which is now the University of Toledo’s College of
Medicine. After too many years battling
snowdrifts and sub-zero temperatures, she ventured to South Carolina to
complete her residency training in general psychiatry, as well as her
fellowship training in geriatric psychiatry at the Medical University of South
Carolina in Charleston, SC. After
graduation, she was pleased to call Charleston home and accepted a position as
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry in 2006. She spent several years at MUSC focusing on
expanding clinical care services available through the geriatric outpatient
clinic, nursing home consultation services, and more recently helping to expand
inpatient services at the IOP for seniors with mental illness and behavioral
issues. Additionally, she became
increasingly involved in the general and geriatric psychiatry training
programs, and she became the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program Director
in 2013. In 2019, she began working at
the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC as a staff psychiatrist in the division of Geriatrics
and Extended Care. Her primary area of
clinical and research interest is in treating the behavioral disturbances of