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Clinical Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science
Bio Steven Adelsheim is a child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist who works to support community behavioral health partnerships locally, regionally, at the state level and nationally. Dr. Adelsheim has partnered in developing statewide mental health policy and systems, including those focused on school mental health, telebehavioral health, tribal behavioral health programs, and suicide prevention. For many years Dr. Adelsheim has been developing and implementing early detection/intervention programs for young people in school-based and primary care settings, including programs for depression, anxiety, prodromal symptoms of psychosis, and first episodes of psychosis. Dr. Adelsheim is also involved in the implementation of integrated behavioral health care models in primary care settings as well as the use of media to decrease stigma surrounding mental health issues.
Professor (Research) of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests We are using functional brain imaging methods (electrophysiology and magnetic resonance imaging) to study symptoms of schizophrenia such as auditory hallucinations, self-monitoring failures, emotional blunting, and cognitive deficits.
Jane P. Kim
Instructor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science
Current Research and Scholarly Interests I am interested in the application of statistical methods to advance the understanding of mental illnesses. I have a background in statistics with specific training in survival analysis. My areas of expertise are the robustness of regression-based inference in randomized or non-randomized studies, methods for analyzing survival data subject to non-standard sampling schemes, and spatial statistics.
Helena Chmura Kraemer
Professor of Biostatistics in Psychiatry, Emerita
Current Research and Scholarly Interests I am interested in the methodology pertinent to dealing with research problems where biological and behavioral interests meet. These interests have been applied not only in psychiatric research, but in those areas of Cardiology, Pediatrics and other fields of medicine in which behavioral research is becoming ever more salient.
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Methamphetamine Abuse
Maurice M. Ohayon
Professor (Research) in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Main focus is epidemiology of sleep and psychiatric disorders in the general population and clinical settings: 1)sleep habits and patterns; 2) prevalence, diagnosis, co-morbidity, treatment and Public Health impact of sleep disorders; 3) pain, posttraumatic stress disorder, social phobia, panic disorder and generalized anxiety; 4) epidemiology of narcolepsy and hypersomnia.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Development and application of magnetic resonance imaging approaches for in vivo studies of human and animal brain integrity in neurodegenerative conditions, including alcoholism, HIV infection, Alzheimer's disease, and normal aging