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

January 2018 - Present

Cheng, J.C., Ruddy, T., Mishoe, S., Korte, J., Skidmore, J.E., & Dwyer, R.G. (2018, January) Mental health outcomes of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program Post Critical Incident Seminar. Poster presented (abstract #06) regionally at the January 2018 Annual Meeting of the South Carolina Psychiatric Association, Greenville, SC.

Seery, E. (2018, January) Meaning and Medication: Psychosocial contributions to treatment resistance. Oral presentation at MUSC Grand Rounds. Charleston, SC.

Payne, R.A. (2018, February). Before and After: Talking to Patients about Opioids. South Carolina Medical Association, Domestic Violence and Opioid Addiction Seminar, Columbia, SC.

Cheng, J. (2018, February) Mental Health Outcomes of the Post-Critical Incident Seminar: Pilot data from the South Carolina Experience. Oral presentation at MUSC's Grand Rounds. Charleston, SC.

Payne R.A. (2018, March). Inpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment: Admission Criteria and Pre-Admission Screening & Effects of Substances (Opioids and Synthetic Cannabis) on the Brain. 11th Annual Training for Probate Court Guardians Ad Litem. Richland County Probate Court, Columbia, SC.

Roten, A. (2018, March) ADHD: An Overview. Oral presentation at the General Internal Medicine Updates in Primary Care Conference. March 2018, Charleston, SC. Sponsored by the Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Medicine.

Tolliver, B.K., Prisciandaro, J.J., Baker, N., Brown, D.G., Brenner, H., Brady, K.T. (2018, March) A double blind randomized placebo-controlled trial of lamotrigine in adults with co-occurring bipolar disorder and alcohol dependence: Effects on drinking and mood outcomes. Presented at the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) annual meeting, Mexico City, MX.

Williams, N. (2018, March) Accelerated Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression. American Neuropsychiatric Association Meeting.

Williams N. (2018, March) Utilizing Neurophysiological Recordings to Understand the Pathophysiology of Psychiatric Illness in Parkinson’s Disease. American Neuropsychiatric Association Meeting.  

Badran, B.W., Dowdle L.T., Mithoefer, O.J., LaBate, N.T., Coatsworth, J., Brown, J.C., DeVries, W.H., Austelle, C.W., McTeague, L.M., George, M.S. (2018, April) Neurophysiologic effects of transcutaneous auricular vagus nerve stimulation (taVNS). Robert J Adams Lectureship, Neurology Residents and Fellows Research Day, Medical University of South Carolina – Oral presentation.

Compean, E., Jones, J, Hamner, M., Tamina, L., Kirby, C., Ayaba, L. (2018, April) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with comorbid psychosis in migrants and refugees. Accepted at the 2018 conferences of Southern Medical Association (SMA)

Compean, E. (2018, April) Integrative Review of Clinical Studies on Neuropeptide-Y in PTSD and Substance Use Disorders. 2018 SCMA Annual Meeting; Greenville, SC.

Compean, E., Hamner, M., Wang, Z., Back, S. (2018, May) Neuropeptide-Y (NPY) and NPY genetics in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) With Comorbid Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treated With N-acetylcysteine (NAC): Trial Design. 2018 American Psychiatric Association; New York City, NY, May 2018.

Compean, E., Hamner, M., Wang, Z., Back, S. (2018, May) Determining the role of neuropeptide-Y (NPY) and its genetics in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with comorbid substance use disorder (SUD) treated with N-acetylcysteine (NAC). 2018 American Psychiatric Association; New York City, NY, May 2018

Belnap, B., Graff, H., Habi, S., Mintz, D., Seery, E. (2018, May) Practical Psychodynamics to enhance outcomes in pharmacologic treatmet resistence. Riggs Clinicians presentation at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. New York, NY.

Cheng, J.C., Korte, J., Dwyer, R.G. (2018, May) Mental health outcomes of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program Post-Critical Incident Seminar: Retrospective review of 2012-2016 data. Poster abstract #P8-181 at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, New York, NY.

Zuschlag, Z. (2018, May) Psychopharmacology and prodromal psychosis: prescribing patterns and pharmacological predictors in a clinical population with attenuated psychosis syndrome. Presented at the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology Annual Meeting. Miami, FL.

Compean, E., Hamner, M., Wang, Z., Back, S. (2018, May) An Integrative Review of Human Studies on Neuropeptide Y in PTSD and Substance Use Disorders. 73rd Annual Society of Biological Psychiatry Meeting; New York City, NY.

Kates, F.R., Hamadi, H., Kates, M.M., Larson, S.A., Audi, G.R. (2018, June) Improving Online Discussion Forums with Student Videos and Peer Reviews (i.e., Sandwich Critiques). Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration (AUPHA) 2018 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, June 2018.

Hamadi, H., Kates, F.R., Audi, G.R., Larson, S.A., Kates, M.M. (2018, June) Infographics: Filter Information, Establish Relationships, Identify Patterns, and Present More Meaningful Information. Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration (AUPHA) 2018 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, June 2018.

Kalivas, B. (2018, June) From C-suite to patient room: expanding delirium screening in hospital setting. Symposium at the American Delirium Society Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California.

Kalivas, B. (2018, June) Silver Spoons: Volunteer Feeding Assistance for Delirious Patients. Presentation at the American Delirium Society Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Sahlem, G.L., Caruso, M.A., Malcolm, R.J., George, M.S., and McRae-Clark, A.L. (2018, June) A Case Series Exploring the Effect of Twenty Sessions of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) on Cannabis Use and Craving. Accepted for oral presentation at the annual meeting of the College of Problems of Drug Dependence, San Diego, CA.

Hartwell, E.E. & Ray, L.A. (2018, June) Genetic Markers of alpha-Synuclein and their relationship with alcohol craving. Research Society on Alcoholism meeting, San Diego, CA.

Mellick, W., Tolliver, B., Brenner, H., Brown, D., & Prisciandaro, J. (2018, June) An Investigation of sensitivity to reward, sensitivity to punishment, alcohol dependence and alcohol craving in bipolar disorders. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) annual meeting, San Diego, California.

Williams, N. (2018, June) Accelerated Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression. Oral Presentation at the International College of Neurpsychopharmacology Meeting.

Kates, M.M. (2018, August) Quality Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in Protracted Emergency Settings. Interns for Interns (I4I) Lunch Seminar Series, World Health Organization Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland.

Williams, N. (2018, August) Accelerated Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression. Oral presentation at the American Psychological Association Meeting.

Johnson, E., Payne, R.A., Chrisman-Low, J., Lovett, J. (2018, September). Addressing the Opioid Epidemic through a Technical Assistance Approach: State Targeted Response-Technical Assistance (STR-TA). South Carolina Governor’s Opioid Summit, Columbia, SC

Dowdle, L. (2018, September) "Buckle Up: A Guide to Fast fMRI" Oral presentatoin at the Nuts and Bolts Seminar for the Center for Biomedical Imaging at MUSC. Charleston, SC.

Williams, N. (2018, October) Novel Non-Invasive Interventions for Neuropsychiatry. Oral presentation at the neuroscience School of Advanced Studies Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation: Clinical and Experiemental. Venice, Italy.

Barth, K. (2018, October) Identification and treatment of opioid use disorder in medical settings. Oral presentation at MUSC's Medicine Grand Rounds. Charleston, SC.

Compean, E., Jones, J., Logan, A., Kirby, C., Taimina, L., & Hamner, M. (2018, October) PTSD with Comorbid Psychosis in Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Immigrants. Poster presented at the Souther Medical Association Annual Scientific Assembly and Symposium. Charleston, SC.

McLeod, J., Dowdle, L. T., Lench, D. H., Downey, R., Gregory, C. M., & Hanlon, C. (2018, November) Developing a novel bipedal device and paradigm to investigate the neural circuits involved in lower extremity movement. Perry Halushka 2018 MUSC Research Day. Charleston, South Carolina.

Robinson, I., King, C., Lopez, M., & Becker, H. (2018, November) Characterizing the effect of predator odor exposure in C57BL/6J Mice. Perry Halushka 2018 MUSC Research Day. November 2018. Charleston, South Carolina.

Evans, E., Calhoun, C., Crum, K., Sege, C., & Danielson, C. (2018, November) Interpersonal Trauma and Stress Processing in Youth. Perry Halushka 2018 MUSC Research Day. Charleston, South Carolina.

Compean, E., Jones, J., Taimina, L., Kirby, C., Logan, A., & Hamner, M. (2018, November)Diagnostic and treatment challenges for immagrants and refugees with psychotic posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Perry Halushka 2018 MUSC Research Day. Charleston, South Carolina.

Walker, S., Yeager, D., Back, S., & Santa Ana, E. (2018, November) Relationship between perceived social support and outcome in concurrent treatment of PTSD and Substance Use Disorders using Prolonged Exposure. Perry Halushka 2018 MUSC Research Day. Charleston, South Carolina.

Fadus, M., Valadez, E. A., & Squeglia, L.. (2018, November) Implicit Bias in Elementary Education Disciplinary Practices. Perry Halushka 2018 MUSC Research Day. Charleston, South Carolina.

Dowdle, L., Imperatore, J., Hamilton, S., George, M., Borckardt, J., & Hanlon, C. (2018, November) Novel Pain Relievers: A Sham-Controlled Neuroimaging Study Evaluating the Relative Efficacy of Medial Versus Dorsolateral Theta Burst Stimulation. Perry Halushka 2018 MUSC Research Day. Charleston, South Carolina.

Compean, E., Jones, J., Logan, A., Kirby, C., Taimina, L., Hamner, M. (2018, November) PTSD with Comorbid Psychosis in Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Immigrants. Poster Presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Oros, S., Christon, L., Barth, K., Berini, C., Padgett, B., & Diaz, V. (2018, November) Evaluating Attitudes, Beliefs and Intentions About Utilizing Medication Assisted Treatment for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Among Primary Care Providers. Poster Presentation at the North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Poole, L.Z., Flanagan, J.C., Jarnecke, A.M., Back, S.E., Brady, K.T. (2018, November) Emotion Regulation and Dyadic Adjustments in Couples with Substance Use Disorders. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.

Hartwell, E. (2018) "Craving in non-treatment seeking alcohol users: Clinical considerations." Oral presentation to the NIAAA. Bethesda, MD.

Compean, E., Hamner, M., Wang, Z., Back, S.E. (2018, December) Dopamine Transporter (DAT1) Gene in Combat Veterans with PTSD. Poster presented at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL.