Saint Louis University

Neurology and Psychiatry Joint Grand Rounds will be held at 8-9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, in Lecture Hall 1 in Schwitalla Hall. Anjan Bhattacharyya, M.D., will present "Catatonia Revisited: A Medical and Psychiatric Perspective."

Bhattacharyya is an associate professor in the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, as well as internal medicine. He directs the psychiatric consultation-liaison service at SLU Hospital. He is board certified in internal medicine, psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine.

Prior to coming to SLU he was on faculty at the University of Iowa, where he served as the director of an integrated internal medicine-psychiatry residency program, ran an integrated internal medicine-psychiatry clinic and developed a collaborative care program for improving the management of common psychiatric problems in the primary care clinics at the Iowa City VA Medical Center.

Bhattacharyya's interests are in integrated treatment of patients who suffer from both physical and psychiatric problems. He is the immediate past president of the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry.