The Psychiatry Department promotes awareness through diverse events and activities. Diversity events and presentations have been designated among the items below. Look for *Diversity Presentation.

February 2024

February 14

  • Time to Catch Some ZZZs - Treatment of Insomnia
    Presented by: Priyanka Prabhu, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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January 2024

January 24

  • Alternative Treatments for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    Presented by: Matthew Stueve, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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January 17

  • Management of Opioid Use Disorder and Use of Buprenorphine
    Presented by: Lucas Buffaloe, MD
    Associate Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
    Department of Family and Community Medicine
    University of Missouri
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January 10

  • Non-Medication Strategies for Managing ADHD
    Presented by: Kalee Woody, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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December 2023

December 20

  • Emergence of Autism in Infancy: Research Update and Implications for Practice
    Presented by: Stephen J. Sheinkopf, PhD 
    Professor and Thompson Endowed Chair in Child Health
    Executive Director, Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopment
    University of Missouri
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December 13

  • Pharmacotherapy for Anxiety Disorders 
    Presented by: Austin Campbell, Pharm.D., BCPP 
    Clinical Assistant Professor 
    UMKC School of Pharmacy at MU
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November 2023

November 29

  • Orexins and Emerging Indications for use in Psychiatry Beyond Insomnia 
    Presented by: Roger W. Sommi, Pharm. D., BCPP, FCCP
    Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy Practice and Psychiatry
    UMKC School of Pharmacy
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November 8

  • Violence Recognition and De-escalation Techniques
    Presented by: Terry Reed
    Security Investigator
    University of Missouri
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October 2023

October 25

  • Multidisciplinary care: Combining medication and psychotherapy in mental health treatment
    Presented by: Shikha Gupta, PsyD, PMH-C and Steven Edwards, PhD
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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October 11

  • Pediatric Psychiatric Community Outreach Program; Bridge, MO-CPAP and CTI
    Presented by: Vicky Davolt, MSW, LCSW; Wendy Ell, OTR/L and Katie Werth, RN, BSN
    Pediatric Psychiatric Community Outreach Team
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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May 2023

May 24

  • Empathy
    Presented by: Evan Buckmiller, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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May 10

  • Folie a Deux
    Presented by: Andy Tran, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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April 2023

April 26

  • Bipolar Disorder in the Perinatal Period
    Presented by: Joanna Chuang, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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April 19

  • Lithium and Light Part 1
    Presented by: Jason Cafer, MD
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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March 2023

March 29

  • Evaluating Cultural Variations in Personality Disorders *Diversity Presentation
    Presented by: Emily Kimes, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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March 22

  • Clinical Assessment of Malingering 
    Presented by: Leena Kurre, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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March 15

  • CBT for Insomnia: What It Is and How Well It Works 
    Presented by: Mary Beth Miller, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Health Intervention and Treatment Research Lab
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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March 8

  • Body Talks: The Covert Language of Nonverbal Communication 
    Presented by: Crestin Andrews, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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February 2023

February 22

  • Telehealth - Progress & Prospects (Telepsychiatry in Focus) 
    Presented by: Ejike Nwokwor, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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February 15

  • Meeting the Need: Early Child Mental Health, Trauma and Access to Child Psychiatry 
    Presented by: Pediatric Psychiatric Community Outreach Team
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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February 8

  • Psilocybin Use in Psychiatric Disorders 
    Presented by: Mahmoud Ali, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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January 2023

January 25

  • Designer Drugs: Implications of a Rising Trend
    Presented by: Omar Taranissi, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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January 18

  • The Origins of Borderline Personality Disorder: Finding Empathy through Understanding
    Presented by: Carolyn Kundert, PA-C, CAQ-Psychiatry
    Associate Director, APP Psychiatry Fellowship
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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January 11

  • A deep dive into ADHD
    Presented by: Alec Zimmer, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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