DART Trainee Presentations

Residents are required to submit an abstract to at least one scientific meeting each year.

Trainees should continue to tag the DART grant DA020537 on publication and presentations during and after training. 

Dr. Joseph Cheng presents his poster at the 2018 APA Annual Meeting

Trainee Presentations

In addition to the required presentations during their training, DART trainees and alumni have contributed to over 500 presentations since 2006. Below are selected recent presentations.

Upcoming Presentations

SCPA 2021 Annual Meeting

Seery, E. (2020, January). Managing the Teleheath Treatment Frame: Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Digital Boundaries.
Lewis, A.L. (2020, January). New Long-Acting Stimulant Medications. .
Smith, A. & Oros, S. (2020, January). Major Medical Updates for the General Psychiatrists.

MUSC Grand Rounds

Christensen, S. (2021, February)
Karamchandani, M. (2021, February)

College on Problems of Drug Dependence

Das, L. (2021, June)


Select Presentations (January 2020 - Present)

Capata, M. & Hartwell, K. (2020, December). Fentanyl Exposure in Consecutive Sample of Patients with Opioid Use Disorders Treated in a Community Telemedicine Clinic. Poster to be presented at the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium. San Antonio, TX.

Capata, M. (2020, December). MAT in Primary Care Settings: Med Management from POATS. Presentation for Project ECHO's didactic series. Virtual.

Hood, C. (2020, November). Improvement in PTSD Symptoms Following Web-based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I): An Open Trial Among Appalachian Women. Flash Talk at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 36th Annual Meeting, virtual.

Rodes, J., Crouch, T., Barth, K. (2020, November). Gender differences in Outcomes of Interdisciplinary Pain Rehabilitation. Poster presented at the 2020 Perry V. Halushka Research Day at MUSC. Virtual.

Hunt, B., Garcia, A.M., McKenzie, B.N., Tomko, R.L., Bryant, B.E., Squeglia, L. (2020, November). Does Medication Reduce Alcohol Experimentation in Preadolescents with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? Oral presentation at the 2020 Perry V. Halushka Research Day at MUSC. Virtual.

Nankoua, J., Tuttle, J., McClure, E., Squeglia, L., Gray, K., Tomko, R. (2020, November). Severity of Cannabis Use Disorder and Perceived Problems due to Adolescents with and without Depression or Aniety. Poster Presentation at the 2020 Perry V. Halushka Research Day at MUSC. Virtual

Kahn, A., Thompson, S., Badran, B. (2020, November). Combining Transcutaneous Auricular Vagus Nerve Stimulation (taVNS) with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to Enhance Cortical Excitability. Poster presented at the 2020 Perry V. Halushka Research Day at MUSC. Virtual.

Atoui, Z., Joseph, J.E., Lohnes, L., Gray, K., Santa Ana, E., Back, S.E., Jarnecke, A. (2020, November). Neural reactivity in response to alcohol and trauma cues with depression severity as a moderator in patients with comorbid alcohol use disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder. Poster presented at the 2020 Perry V. Halushka Research Day at MUSC. Virtual.

Norred, M. & Martin, T. (2020, October). Valproic Acid Induced Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy. Poster presentation at the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry Annual Meeting. Virtual.

Oros, S. (2020, October). Early Career Psychiatrist Panel. Presenter and panelist for the Resident Session at the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry. Virtual.

Jones, J.L., Bristol, E.J., Back, S.E., Book, S.W., Barth, K.B., Brady, K.T. (2020, October) Developing Diversity: Outcomes From a Novel Substance Use Disorder Research Training Program. Poster presented at the 2020 AMERSA meeting.

Robbins, P., Thomas, M., Lewis, E.T. (2020, October). Neurodegenerative Criminality: Revisiting the Dr. Vince Gilmer Case. Oral paper presentation at the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law annual meeting. Virtual.

Norred, M. (2020, October). Case Presentation. Oral presentation for Project ECHO's didactic series. Virtual.

Lewis, E.T. (2020, August). Antisocial Behavior and Personality Disorder. Oral presentation for Project ECHO's didactic series. Virtual.

Brown, J.C. (2020, June). Does NMDA receptor activation enhance 10 Hz rTMS in the human motor cortex? A double-blind crossover study. Presentation for the Robert J. Adams Lectureship for Neurology Residents and Fellows Research Day at MUSC, Charleston, SC.

Lewis, A. L. (2020, June). Helping Children Manage Anxiety during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Presentation on MUSC Public Radio, Charleston, SC.

Pericot-Valverde, I., Heo, M., Niu, J., Norton, B.L., Akiyama, M.J., Agyemang, L., Litwin, A.H. (2020, June). The impact of Sex and Psychiatric Comorbidities on Changes in Depressive Symptoms during DAA HCV Treatment. Poster presented at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence 82nd Annual Meeting, virtually.

Stoltman, J., Lander, L., Pollini, R., Patrick, J.H., Terplan, M., Jones, H. (2020, June) Developing a Novel Pregnancy Risk Delay Discounting Condition for Patient Receiving Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Rural Appalachia. Poster presented at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence 82nd Annual Meeting, virtually.

Sahlem, G., Dowdle, L., Baker, N., Sherman, B., Gray, K., McRae-Clark, A., Froeliger, B., Squeglia, L. (2020, June). Exploring the Utility of a Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Cue-Reactivity paradigm in Treatment Seeking Adults with Cannabis Use Disorder. Poster presented virtually at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence 82nd Annual Meeting.

Capata, M. & Hartwell, K. (2020, June). Physician Attitudes regarding Patients with Opioid Use Disorder. Poster presented at the 2020 College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting. Hollywood, FL.

Hood, C. O. & Badour, C. L. (2020, June). Proximal associations between pain, PTSD, and prescription opioid use: Results from a daily diary study. Abstract submitted for presentation at The College of Problems of Drug Dependence 82nd Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL.

Robbins, P., Kalivas, B., Zhang, J., Marsden, J., Moran, W. (2020, June). Delirium and Benzodiazepines Outside of the ICU: Associations and Demographics. Poster presentation at the American Delirium Society Annual Meeting, held virtually.

Brown, J.C. (2020, April). TMS-induced Synaptic Plasticity of Human Motor Cortex. Presentation at NYC Neuromodulation Online Conference, virtual.

Christensen, S., Howard, S., Walker, L., Barrett, C., White, C., Short, B., Sahlem., G., George, M. (2020, April). Voice as a Biomarker for Response to Electroconvulsive Therapy. Presentation at the NYC Neuromodulation Online Conference, Virtual,

Kalivas, B., Robbins, P., Zhang, J., Marsden, J., Moran, W. (2020, April). Non-ICU Delirium Incidence at a Large Academic Hospital. Poster presented at the Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.

Hood, C. O., Badour, C. L., Staton, M., & Oser, C. B. (2020, April). Perceived sexual power mediates the association between interpersonal violence and condom use among African American women. Abstract submitted to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America 40th Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Brown, J.C. (2020, March). Is NMDA Receptor Agonism Sufficient to Enhance rTMS Plasticity? Invited oral presentation at the Psychiatric Research Society 2020 Meeting, Park City, UT. 

Robbins, P. (2020, March). Psychiatric Legal Issues on Inpatient Services. Interdepartment Lecture for internal medicine residents at the Medical University of South Carolina. Charleston, SC.

Williams, N. (2020, March). Pushing the Envelope in Psychiatric Treatments: Rapid Acting Agents, Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy, and More. Stanford, CA.

Ayers, K.L., Gadsden, O.D. (2020, February). "The Cultivation of African American Male Clinician: A Duo-Ethnographical Exploration of Clinical Mentor Training." Planned Symposium at the 37th Annual Teachers College Winter Roundtable. Columbia University, New York, NY.

Williams, N. (2020, February). Stanford Accelerated Intelligent Neuromodulation Therapy. Oral Presentation through The Clinical TMS Society's Grand Rounds Webinar Series. Fresno, CA.

Williams, N. (2020, January). Translating Advances in Neuromodulation into Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Brain Networks, Stimulation Technology and Therapeutic Applications. Presentation at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting

Fadus M.C., Squeglia L.M., & Valadez E.A. (2020, January). Elementary Education Disciplinary Disparities and Single-Parent Households. Presented at South Carolina Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Charleston, SC

Christensen, S., Howard, S., Barrett, C., Wahlquist, A., Walker, L., Kamperman, S., Short, B., Sahlem, G., George, M.. (2020, January). Changes in Voice Features in Patients Receiving Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depressive Disorders. Poster presented at the South Carolina Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Charleston, SC.

Brown, J.C. (2020, January). Does rTMS change the brain through synaptic plasticity? A human motor plasticity study with d-cycloserine. Poster presented at the Winter Conference for Brain Research, Big Sky, MT.

Seery, E. (2020). Working with Treatment Resistance: Understanding our own Resistances. Oral Presentation at the South Carolina Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Colombia, SC.

Book, G., Kalivas, B., Mack, H., & Barth, K. (2019, November). Psychiatry Consults and MAT in patients with IVDU at an Academic Hospital: A Retrospective Analysis. Presented at the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.