Calendar of Event
 Event Title: Psychoanalyst as Psychopharmacologist
 Date: 10/2/2009      Time: 11:00 - 12:30pm
Place: NYS Psychiatric Institute - 1st Flr. Auditorium - 1051 Riverside Drive, NYC 10032

Speaker: Steven Roose, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Research Psychiatrist
New York State Psychiatric Institute


Steven P. Roose, M.D. is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University and Director of the Neuropsychiatry Research Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Roose did his undergraduate work at Harvard University and attended medical school at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. After medical internship, Dr. Roose completed his psychiatric residency at Columbia Presbyterian – New York State Psychiatric Institute and subsequently an NIMH-sponsored research fellowship in affective disorders under the mentorship of Alexander Glassman.

Dr. Roose’s research has focused on the phenomenology, psychobiology and treatment of affective disorders with a specific concentration on the relationship between vascular disease and depression and on the treatment of late-life depression. He has authored or coauthored over 225 articles as well as co-edited or authored six books. Dr. Roose is currently the PI on two training grants for the development of researchers, one in Affective, Anxiety and Related Disorders and the other for Late-Life Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders.

Dr. Roose is also a graduate of the Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, Columbia University and is Director of the Research Committee at the Columbia Center. Over the past 15 years the research group at the Psychoanalytic Center has conducted studies on the feasibility of applying psychotherapy research methods to psychoanalysis, systematic studies of psychoanalytic education including supervision, patient/therapist match, antidepressant use during psychoanalysis, post-termination contact and this fall began the first prospective outcome study of psychoanalysis vs. CBT vs, brief term dynamic psychotherapy.

Dr. Roose is best known for his long-term affiliation with Liz Golden, Director of Social Work.