DART Trainee Publications

Trainee Publications

Trainees should continue to tag DART grant DA020537 on publications and presentations.


Back SE, Gray K, Santa Ana E, Jones JL, Jarnecke AM, Joseph JE, Prisciandaro J, Killeen T, Brown DG, Taimina L, Compean E, Malcolm R, Flanagan JC, Kalivas PW. N-acetylcysteine for the treatment of comorbid alcohol use disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder: Design and methodology of a randomized clinical trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2020;91:105961. Epub 2020/02/23. PubMed PMID: 32087337; PMCID: PMC7333883.

Ball SJ, McCauley JA, Pruitt M, Zhang J, Marsden J, Barth KS, Mauldin PD, Gebregziabher M, Moran WP. Academic detailing increases prescription drug monitoring program use among primary care practices. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2021. Epub 2021/04/05. PubMed PMID: 33812783.

Bentzley BS, Williams NR. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Parameter Space: Wide Open for Exploration. Biol Psychiatry. 2020;87(5):384-5. Epub 2020/02/08. PubMed PMID: 32029073.

Bogan C, Jennings L, Haynes L, Barth K, Moreland A, Oros M, Goldsby S, Lane S, Funcell C, Brady K. Implementation of emergency department-initiated buprenorphine for opioid use disorder in a rural southern state. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020;112S:73-8. Epub 2020/03/30. PubMed PMID: 32220414.

Brown DG, Flanagan JC, Jarnecke A, Killeen TK, Back SE. Ethnoracial differences in treatment-seeking veterans with substance use disorders and co-occurring PTSD: Presenting characteristics and response to integrated exposure-based treatment. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2020:1-24. Epub 2020/10/29. PubMed PMID: 33111647.

Brown JC, DeVries WH, Korte JE, Sahlem GL, Bonilha L, Short EB, George MS. NMDA receptor partial agonist, d-cycloserine, enhances 10 Hz rTMS-induced motor plasticity, suggesting long-term potentiation (LTP) as underlying mechanism. Brain Stimul. 2020;13(3):530-2. Epub 2020/04/15. PubMed PMID: 32289670; PMCID: PMC7224691.

Brown JC, DeVries WH, Korte JE,  Sahlem GL, Bonilha L, Short EB, George MS. Is NMDA receptor activation sufficient to enhance 10 Hz rTMS motor plasticity? A double-blind, crossover pilot ststudy. Brain Stimul, 13(6): 1849-1850.

Brown JC, Yuan S, DeVries WH, Armstrong NM, Korte JE, Sahlem GL, Carpenter LL, George MS. NMDA-Receptor Agonist Reveals LTP-like Properties of 10-Hz rTMS in the Human Motor Cortex. Brain Stimul. 2021. Epub 2021/04/02. PubMed PMID: 33794339.

Byyny RL, Martinez D, Cleary L, Ballard B, Barth BE, Christensen S, Eidson-Ton W, Estevez-Ordonez D, Fuhrer J, Kinzie JM, Lee AL, Lynch C, Pfeil S, Schoenbaum E. Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society: A Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Service in the Profession of Medicine. Acad Med. 2020;95(5):670-3. Epub 2019/11/26. PubMed PMID: 31764080.

Cole EJ, Stimpson KH, Bentzley BS, Gulser M, Cherian K, Tischler C, Nejad R, Pankow H, Choi E, Aaron H, Espil FM, Pannu J, Xiao X, Duvio D, Solvason HB, Hawkins J, Guerra A, Jo B, Raj KS, Phillips AL, Barmak F, Bishop JH, Coetzee JP, DeBattista C, Keller J, Schatzberg AF, Sudheimer KD, Williams NR. Stanford Accelerated Intelligent Neuromodulation Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression. The American journal of psychiatry. 2020;177(8):716-26. Epub 2020/04/08. PubMed PMID: 32252538.

Crouch TB, Wedin S, Kilpatrick RL, Christon L, Balliet W, Borckardt J, Barth K. Pain rehabilitation's dual power: Treatment for chronic pain and prevention of opioid-related risks. Am Psychol. 2020;75(6):825-39. Epub 2020/09/12. PubMed PMID: 32915026.

Crummy EA, Donckels EA, Baskin BM, Bentzley BS, Ferguson SM. The impact of cocaine and heroin drug history on motivation and cue sensitivity in a rat model of polydrug abuse. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2020;237(1):55-68. Epub 2019/08/30. PubMed PMID: 31463541; PMCID: PMC7458349.

Drescher, J., Fadus, M. Issues Arising in Psychotherapy With Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients. FOCUS. 2020; 18(3): 262-267.

Drozdowicz L, Gordon E, Shapiro D, Jacobson S, Zalpuri I, Stewart C, Lewis AL, Robinson L, Myint MT, Daniolos P, Williamson ED, Pleak R, Martins ASG, Gleason MM, Galanter CA, Miller S, Stubbe D, Martin A. Sexual Health in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Multi-Site Implementation Through Synchronized Videoconferencing of an Educational Resource Using Standardized Patients. Front Psych. 2020, eCollection. PubMed PMID:33329142. PMCID: PMC7716796

Fadus M, Hung K, Casoy F. Care Considerations for LGBTQ Patients in Acute Psychiatric Settings. Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ), 18(3): 285-288. PubMed PMID: 33162865; PMCID: PMC7587915.

Fadus MC, Ginsburg KR, Sobowale K, Halliday-Boykins CA, Bryant BE, Gray KM, Squeglia LM. Unconscious Bias and the Diagnosis of Disruptive Behavior Disorders and ADHD in African American and Hispanic Youth. Acad Psychiatry. 2020;44(1):95-102. Epub 2019/11/13. PubMed PMID: 31713075; PMCID: PMC7018590.

Fadus MC, Peterson NK, Jilich CL, Kantor EM, Beckert DR, Reed JM, Valadez EA, Brendle TA. Improving Communication with LGBTQ Patients: A Pilot Curriculum During the Psychiatry Clerkship. Acad Psychiatry. 2020;44(2):218-22. Epub 2019/12/11. PubMed PMID: 31820369.

Fadus MC, Valadez EA, Bryant BE, Garcia AM, Neelon B, Tomko RL, Squeglia LM. Racial Disparities in Elementary School Disciplinary Actions: Findings From the ABCD Study. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2020. Epub 2020/12/29. PubMed PMID: 33359407.

Genereux MM, Sims MJ, Wolf BJ, Kane ID. High-flow nasal cannula for bronchiolitis in an ICU and step-down unit. Can J Respir Ther. 2020;56:5-6. PubMed PMID: 32181325.

George MS, Caulfield KA, O'Leary K, Badran BW, Short EB, Huffman SM, Li X, Kerns SE, Williams NR. Synchronized cervical VNS with accelerated theta burst TMS for treatment resistant depression. Brain Stimul. 2020;13(5):1449-50. Epub 2020/08/11. PubMed PMID: 32777436.

Godfrey DA, Bennett VE, Snead AL, Babcock J. Neuropsychological and Psychophysiological Correlates of Intimate Partner Violence. Handbook of Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan2020. p. 1-26.

Hood CO, Thomson Ross L, Wills N. Family factors and depressive symptoms among college students: Understanding the role of self-compassion. Journal of American college health : J of ACH. 2020;68(7):683-7. Epub 2019/04/09. PubMed PMID: 30958756; PMCID: PMC7085279.

Hunt J, Reichenberg J, Lewis AL, Jacobson S. Child and adolescent psychiatry training in the USA: current pathways. European child & adolescent psychiatry. 2020;29(1):63-9. Epub 2019/09/14. PubMed PMID: 31515613.

Kates MM, Beal CJ. Nystagmus. JAMA. 2021;325(8):798. Epub 2021/02/24. PubMed PMID: 33620408.

Kates MM, Beal CJ. Amblyopia. JAMA. 2021;325(4):408. Epub 2021/01/27. PubMed PMID: 33496776.

Kates MM. Trust Is Transparency: Clarify the Clerkship Grading Scale. Acad Med. 2021;96(1):11. Epub 2021/01/05. PubMed PMID: 33394647.

Kakusa B, Saluja S, Barbosa DAN, Cartmell S, Espil FM, Williams NR, McNab JA, Halpern CH. Evidence for the role of the dorsal ventral lateral posterior thalamic nucleus connectivity in deep brain stimulation for Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. J Psychiatr Res. 2021;132:60-4. Epub 2020/10/13. PubMed PMID: 33045620.

Lozano BE, Allan NP, Gros DF, Jones J, Back SE. Treatment Goals and Alcohol Use Outcomes in Veterans With Comorbid Alcohol Dependence and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Am J Addict. 2021;30(2):131-7. Epub 2020/12/09. PubMed PMID: 33289961.

Kates MM, Tuli S. What Is LASIK Eye Surgery? Jama. 2020;324(8):815. Epub 2020/08/26. PubMed PMID: 32840599.

Macaluso M, Kinzie M, Cowley D, Houston LJ, DeJong S, Janssen F, Bentman A, Edgar L, Campbell B, Bowen L, Aronowitz J, Aoun E, Santiago P, Keepers G. The Psychiatry Milestones 2.0: How Did We Get from 1.0 to 2.0 and What Can Users Expect? Acad Psychiatry. 2020:1-6. Epub 2020/07/10. PubMed PMID: 32643060; PMCID: PMC7342549.

Mahajan UV, Parker JJ, Williams NR, Bhati MT, Ku S, Grant G, Fisher RS, Stein SC, Halpern CH. Adjunctive repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation delivers superior quality of life for focal epilepsy compared to anti-epileptic drugs: A meta-analytic utility prediction study. Brain Stimul. 2020;13(2):430-2. Epub 2019/12/26. PubMed PMID: 31874798.

Mahajan UV, Purger DA, Mantovani A, Williams NR, Espil FM, Han SS, Stein SC, Halpern CH. Deep Brain Stimulation Results in Greater Symptomatic Improvement in Tourette Syndrome than Conservative Measures: A Meta-Analysis. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2020;98(4):270-7. Epub 2020/05/21. PubMed PMID: 32434201.

McClure EA, Baker NL, Gray KM, Hood CO, Tomko RL, Carpenter MJ, Ramakrishnan VR, Buchanan CJ, Saladin ME. The influence of gender and oxytocin on stress reactivity, cigarette craving, and smoking in a randomized, placebo-controlled laboratory relapse paradigm. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2020;237(2):543-55. Epub 2019/12/04. PubMed PMID: 31792646; PMCID: PMC7024045.

Mellick W, Prisciandaro JJ, Brenner H, Brown D, Tolliver BK. A Multimethod Examination of Sensitivity to Reward and Sensitivity to Punishment in Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Dependence: Results from a 2 x 2 Factorial Design. Psychopathology. 2021:1-8. Epub 2021/02/18. PubMed PMID: 33596587.

Moreland A, McCauley J, Barth K, Bogdon C, Killeen T, Haynes L, Jennings L, Guille C, Goldsby S, Brady K. Assessing the needs of front-line providers in addressing the opioid crisis in South Carolina. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020;108:4-8. PubMed PMID: 31303360; PMCID: PMC6893121.

Morris NP, Bentzley BS. Supporting the Use of Medications for Addiction Treatment in US Drug Courts: Opportunities for Health Professionals. J Addict Med. 2020;14(4):277-9.  PubMed PMID: 31688147.

Oros SM,
Christon LM, Barth KS, Berini CR, Padgett BL, Diaz VA. Facilitators and barriers to utilization of medications for opioid use disorder in primary care in South Carolina. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2021;56(1):14-39. Epub 2020/07/30. PubMed PMID: 32726568.

Pantazis CB, James MH, Bentzley BS, Aston-Jones G. The number of lateral hypothalamus orexin/hypocretin neurons contributes to individual differences in cocaine demand. Addict Biol. 2020;25(4):e12795. PubMed PMID: 31297913; PMCID: PMC7083199.

Peltier MR, Flores JM, Smith PH, Roberts W, Verplaetse TL, Moore KE, Hacker R, Oberleitner LM, McKee SA. Smoking Across the Menopausal Transition in a 10-Year Longitudinal Sample: The Role of Sex Hormones and Depressive Symptoms. Nicotine Tob Res. 2020;22(6):872-7. PubMed PMID: 31058288; PMCID: PMC7249927.

Pericot-Valverde I, Heo M, Akiyama MJ, Norton BL, Agyemang L, Niu J, Litwin AH. Factors and HCV treatment outcomes associated with smoking among people who inject drugs on opioid agonist treatment: secondary analysis of the PREVAIL randomized clinical trial. BMC Infect Dis. 2020;20(1):928. Epub 2020/12/06. PubMed PMID: 33276738; PMCID: PMC7718688.

Pericot-Valverde I, Priest JS, Wagener TL, Gaalema DE. Examination of a mouthpiece-based topography device for assessing relative reinforcing effects of e-cigarettes: A preliminary study. Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology. 2020;28(1):13-8. PubMed PMID: 31305091; PMCID: PMC7261006.

Pericot-Valverde I, Yoon JH, Gaalema DE. Single- and cross-commodity delay discounting of money and e-cigarette liquid in experienced e-cigarette users. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020;206:107740. PubMed PMID: 31778948; PMCID: PMC7250042.

Petersen A, Brown JC, Gerges NZ. BRAG1/IQSEC2 as a regulator of small GTPase-dependent trafficking. Small GTPases. 2020;11(1):1-7. Epub 2018/01/25. PubMed PMID: 29363391; PMCID: PMC6959296.

Roys MR, Peltier MR, Stewart SA, Waters AF, Waldo KM, Copeland AL. The association between problematic alcohol use, risk perceptions, and e-cigarette use. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2020;46(2):224-31. Epub 2019/08/23. PubMed PMID: 31433677.

Sahlem GL, Caruso MA, Short EB, Fox JB, Sherman BJ, Manett AJ, Malcolm RJ, George MS, McRae-Clark AL. A case series exploring the effect of twenty sessions of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on cannabis use and craving. Brain Stimul. 2020;13(1):265-6. Epub 2019/10/18. PubMed PMID: 31619347; PMCID: PMC7263465.

Sahlem GL, McCall WV, Short EB, Rosenquist PB, Fox JB, Youssef NA, Manett AJ, Kerns SE, Dancy MM, McCloud L, George MS, Sackeim HA. A two-site, open-label, non-randomized trial comparing Focal Electrically-Administered Seizure Therapy (FEAST) and right unilateral ultrabrief pulse electroconvulsive therapy (RUL-UBP ECT). Brain Stimul. 2020;13(5):1416-25. Epub 2020/08/01. PubMed PMID: 32735987.

Teeters JB, Jones JL, Jarnecke AM, Back SE. Sleep moderates the relationship between stress and craving in individuals with opioid use disorder. Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology. 2020. Epub 2020/04/17. PubMed PMID: 32297784.

Tindell W, Su A, Oros SM, Rayapati AO, Rakesh G. Trikafta and Psychopathology in Cystic Fibrosis: A Case Report. Psychosomatics. 2020. Epub 2020/08/09. PubMed PMID: 32763020.

Tomko RL, Baker NL, Hood CO, Gilmore AK, McClure EA, Squeglia LM, McRae-Clark AL, Sonne SC, Gray KM. Depressive symptoms and cannabis use in a placebo-controlled trial of N-Acetylcysteine for adult cannabis use disorder. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2020;237(2):479-90. Epub 2019/11/13. PubMed PMID: 31712969; PMCID: PMC7024037.

Tomko RL, Saladin ME, Baker NL, McClure EA, Carpenter MJ, Ramakrishnan VR, Heckman BW, Wray JM, Foster KT, Tiffany ST, Metts CL, Gray KM. Sex Differences in Subjective and Behavioral Responses to Stressful and Smoking Cues Presented in the Natural Environment of Smokers. Nicotine Tob Res. 2020;22(1):81-8. Epub 2018/10/30. PubMed PMID: 30371887; PMCID: PMC7297015.

Verplaetse TL, Peltier MR, Roberts W, Moore KE, Pittman BP, McKee SA. Associations Between Nicotine Metabolite Ratio and Gender With Transitions in Cigarette Smoking Status and E-Cigarette Use: Findings Across Waves 1 and 2 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study. Nicotine Tob Res. 2020;22(8):1316-21. Epub 2020/03/11. PubMed PMID: 32152625; PMCID: PMC7364844.

Wallen TJ, Spratt J, Kates MM, Wayangankar S, Vilaro J, Aranda J, Arnaoutakis GJ. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement 24 years after cardiac transplantation. J Card Surg. 2020;35(3):710-2. Epub 2020/01/24. PubMed PMID: 31971286.

Wang AR, Groome A, Taniguchi L, Eshel N, Bentzley BS. The role of dopamine in reward-related behavior: shining new light on an old debate. Journal of neurophysiology. 2020;124(2):309-11. Epub 2020/07/09. PubMed PMID: 32639896.

Williams NR, Sudheimer KD, Cole EJ, Varias AD, Goldstein-Piekarski AN, Stetz P, Lombardi A, Filippou-Frye M, van Roessel P, Anderson K, McCarthy EA, Wright B, Sandhu T, Menon S, Jo B, Koran L, Williams LM, Rodriguez CI. Accelerated neuromodulation therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Brain Stimul. 2021;14(2):435-7. Epub 2021/02/26. PubMed PMID: 33631349.

West KB, Oshri A, Mitaro E, Caughy M, Suveg C. Maternal depression and preadolescent symptoms: An examination of dyad-level moderators in an economically impoverished sample. J Fam Psychol. 2020;34(3):333-41. Epub 2019/11/22. PubMed PMID: 31750690.

Wu H, Adler S, Azagury DE, Bohon C, Safer DL, Barbosa DAN, Bhati MT, Williams NR, Dunn LB, Tass PA, Knutson BD, Yutsis M, Fraser A, Cunningham T, Richardson K, Skarpaas TL, Tcheng TK, Morrell MJ, Roberts LW, Malenka RC, Lock JD, Halpern CH. Brain-Responsive Neurostimulation for Loss of Control Eating: Early Feasibility Study. Neurosurgery. 2020. Epub 2020/07/28. PubMed PMID: 32717033.

Zuschlag ZD, Fowler CA, Devendorf A, Panaite V, Efimova O, Schultz SK. Clozapine utilization at the United States Veterans Health Administration: a descriptive report of prescribing patterns and patient characteristics among Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2020. Epub 2020/08/21. PubMed PMID: 32815822.

Zuschlag ZD, Compean E, Nietert P, Lauzon S, Hamner M, Wang Z. Dopamine transporter (DAT1) gene in combat veterans with PTSD: A case-control study. Psychiatry Res. 2021;298:113801. Epub 2021/02/27. PubMed PMID: 33636518.

Trainee Honors & Awards

Hunt, B. 1st Place for Oral Presentation at Perry Halushka Research Day

Brown, J. 1st Place Neurology Research Oral Presentations

Jones, J. L. NIH Loan Repayment Program Award Recipient

Brown, J.C. NIH Loan Repayment Program Award Recipient

Brown, D.G. Research Society on Alcoholism 2019 Annual Meeting Junior Investigator Award and Travel Award

Hood, C. NIDA Director's Travel Award

Norton, J. National Institute of Justice Research Assistantship Program

Bentzley, B. 2019 Ruth Fox Scholarship

Christensen, S. Fulcrum Risk Solutions Scholarship ($1500 to fund resident burnout relief program)

Brown, J. International Society for ECT Neurostimulataion Travel Award, 2020-2021

West, J. MUSC Safety Hero

Capata, M. AAAP Regional Award

Mateus, C. Psychiatry Golden Apple Award for Outstanding Medical Student Teaching by a Resident

Fadus, M. C. 2-Year Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP) Fellowship

Cheng, J. Best Poster Presentation at the 48th Annual American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Annual Meeting (DART Poster)

Tolliver, B. K. MUSC Faculty Senate

Barth, K. MUSC Faculty Senate

Williams, N. Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Young Investigator Award

Fadus, M. C. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Educational Outreach Program (EOP) for General Psychiatry Residents $1000 travel award for the 65 Annual Meeting

Peltier, M. R. NIDA Women and Sex/Gender Differences Research Junior Investigators Travel Award

Zuschlag, Z. American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology New Investigator Award

Pericot-Valverde, I. NIDA Women and Sex/Gender Differences Research Junior Investigators Travel Award

Oros, S. Medicine/Psychiatry Chief Resident

Payne, R. MUSC PGY1 Teacher of the Year - Psychiatry Residents

Lewis, T. E. MUSC Outstanding Medical Student Didactic Teaching by a Resident

Cheng, J. C. MUSC J.J. Cleckley Resident Clinical Excellence Award

Sahlem, G. MUSC PGY 2 Outstanding Didactic Teacher of the Year

Tolliver, B. K. Hippocratic Oath and Academic Hooding Ceremony - MUSC Class of 2018

Tolliver, B. K. MUSC PGY2 Clinical Teacher of the Year

Holes-Lewis, K. MUSC PGY 3 Outstanding Outpatient Teacher of the Year - Psychiatry

Fryml, L. 2nd Place Resident Poster Competition – South Carolina Psychiatric Association 2018 Annual Meeting

Cheng, J. C. Phillip J. Resnick Scholar Award - Midwest Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

Williams, N. Domestic Travel Fellowship Award - Society of Biological Psychiatry

Compean, E. Travel Award - American Psychiatric Association & Society of Biological Psychiatry