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Silvia Hafliger, MD

Positions and Appointments

1999-present  Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
1999-present  Transplantation Psychiatrist, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
1998-present  Attending Psychiatrist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Clinical Specialties

Depression
Anxiety
Substance Abuse Disorders

Education and Training

1998-1999  Fellowship in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
1994-1998  Adult Psychiatric Residency Program
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
1994  MD
New York University Medical School, New York, NY
1987  BSN, summa cum laude
City College of New York, New York, NY
1979  Diploma, Registered Nurse
Krankenpflegeschule Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Board Certifications

Board Certification Adult Psychiatry, 1999

Professional Experience

1984-1990  Staff Nurse, General Clinical Research Unit
New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY
1982-1984  Staff Nurse, Children's Unit
New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY
1979-1980  Surgical Staff Nurse
Waid Spital, Zurich, Switzerland

Professional Honors

Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society, NYU, 1994

Elected to Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society, 1987

Professional Societies and Committees

Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Member, 1999

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Member, 2001

American Neuropsychiatric Association, Member, 2001

American Psychiatric Association, General Member, 1998

American Psychiatric Association, New York District Branch
Member Committee on Women, 1998; Chair, Committee on Women 2004

American Psychosocial Oncology Society Member, 2002

Society of Liasion Psychiatry New York, Board Member, 2000
Secretary, 2004


Selected Publications

Manual of Psychiatric Care for the Medically Ill, Edited by A. Wyszynski, chapter 10; Patient with Hepatitis C; chapter 11; A Primer of Solid Organ Transplanation Psychiatry, APPI, 2005

Contributing Author, Saint Francis Guide to Psychiatry, chapters on Delirium, Capacity Assessment, Somatoform Disorders and Death and Grief, Lippinkott Williams &Wilkins, November 2000

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PRESENTATIONS

Neuropsychiatric Side Effects of Immusuppressive Agents; Transplant Institute, NATCO, Miami, Florida, January 2005

Substance Abuse in the Transplant Patient; North American Association of Liver Transplant Social Workers, New York, October 2004

Psychosocial Challenges following Organ Tranplantation; North American Association of Liver Transplant Social Workers, New York, October 2004

Red Flags during Psychosocial Transplant Evaluation; Trends in Tranplantation, San Antonio, September 2004

Pain management; Advances in Transplantation, Jersey City, September 2004

Psychiatric Issues following Organ Transplantation, American Transplant Congress, May 2004

Interferon Induced Depression, Discussant at APA symposium, May 2004

Living organ donation: Psychiatric aspects and ethical dilemas of donor and recipient, group discussion, APA 2002

What every psychiatrist needs to know about Hepatits C, group discussion, APA 2001

Legal and Psychiatric Controversies in Interferon treatment for Hepatits C, workshop, APA 2002

(Visit PubMed to view this faculty member's most recent articles.)






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212,305,4199
Fax: 212,305,5600
212.305.1249


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