The department of neurology and psychiatry will host grand rounds in two different locations from 8-9 a.m. Thursday, March 3.
The neurology program will be held at the School of Medicine, 1402 So. Grand, Schwitalla Hall, Lecture Hall 1. Entry is only though the Learning Resource Ctr, 3544 Caroline Mall.
Three residents: Darine Kasser, M.D., Siddartha Varma, M.D. and Tariq Alam, M.D., will present programs about various neurology topics.
The psychiatry program will be held in Monteleone Hall, 1438 So. Grand Blvd., Classroom A, basement level. Entry is through the rear parking lot.
Alan R. Felthous, M.D. will present "Suicide Behind Bars."
Felthous, is professor and director of forensic psychiatry at the School of Medicine.
Previously, he was professor at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and School of Law, as well as the medical eirector of Chester Mental Health Center, the maximum security forensic hospital for Illinois.
Before coming to Illinois in 1998, Felthous was the Marie B. Gale Centennial Professor of Psychiatry, director of the adult division and chief of the forensic services in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, The University of Texas Medical Branch.
Felthous has written numerous journal articles and book chapters on topics in legal psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, on antisocial and aggressive behavior and suicide in jails and prisons.
He is author of the book The Psychotherapist Duty to Warn or Protect, senior editor of Behavioral Sciences and the Law; and co-editor of The International Handbook of Psychopathic Disorders and the Law, distinguished with the 2009 Guttmacher Award.
Listed in Best Doctors in America, Felthous regularly gives talks on forensic topics in the United States and Europe.
Felthous is secretary of the Association of Directors of Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Programs, past president of the American Board of Forensic Psychiatry, past vice president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and past president of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.