Calendar of Event
 Event Title: Clinical Grand Rounds - Professional Staff ONLY
 Date: 2/12/2010      Time: 11:00 - 12:30pm
Place: NYS Psychiatric Institute - 1st Flr. Auditorium - 1051 Riverside Drive, NYC 10032

Speaker: Laura Kent
Chief Resident, Columbia University

Brian Fallon, MD, MPH, MEd
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry,
Columbia University

Milton Wainberg, MD
Associate Clinical Professor,
Columbia University


We Request That Only Professional Staff Attend

Laura Kent received her BA in English from Duke University and MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she received the Deanís Recognition Award.

Prior to starting her psychiatry residency, she completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Columbia.

She has authored 5 peer reviewed papers and is currently one of the acting Chief residents. Next year she will be a Psychosomatic Medicine Fellow at Columbia.


Dr. Fallon, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, directs the Center for Neuroinflammatory Disorders & Biobehavioral Medicine and the Lyme and Tick-borne Diseases Research Center.

While his current research emphasizes neuropsychiatry, infectious disease and somatoform disorders; his earlier research addressed developmental trajectories of healthy adult faith.

He currently serves as an advisor to the DSM-V workgroup on Obsessive-compulsive Spectrum disorders.


Dr. Wainberg is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University with extensive research, clinical, and teaching experience in HIV, substance use/abuse, and mental health issues.

He is the Medical Director of the Columbia University HIV Mental Health Training Project, a member of the APA Committee on AIDS, and the Chair of the Mental Health HIV Clinical Guidelines Committee of the NYS Department of Health AIDS Institute.

As a co-investigator in several NIAAA and NIDA studies, and the Principle Investigator of an NIMH study, Dr. Wainberg has evaluated risk-reduction interventions with diverse HIV-positive and at-risk populations, individuals with severe mental illness, with hemophilia, adolescents, Latinos, and men that have sex with men.