Neurology, Psychiatry Joint Grand RoundsEvent Details: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., October 23, Schwitalla Hall
The Department of Neurology and Psychiatry will present a combined grand rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in Lecture Hall 3 of Schwitalla Hall.
Pratap Chand, M.D., and Rajesh Mehta, M.D., will present "Tardive Dyskinesia: A Moving Target."
Chand graduated from medical school in India in 1975 and completed residency training in internal medicine and board certification in neurology at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in 1982. He has trained in the U.K. and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (MRCP). He has trained further at the University of Louisville in neurology and movement disorders and is board certified in neurology and is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (FRCP) and a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN).
Chand has worked as a neurologist in India, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and Oman, and has held faculty positions as associate professor of neurology, head of internal medicine and professor of neurology. He has been actively involved in medical education and integrated problem oriented curricula. He has considerable experience in neurology and clinical neurophysiology.
He has presented his research work in international conferences, has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and written several book chapters. He has been an invited speaker in different countries, has organized and chaired conferences.
Chand joined the faculty at Saint Louis University in 2008 as professor and director of the movement disorders program. His areas of expertise include movement disorders, deep brain stimulation and botulinum toxin therapy.
Mehta graduated at the Medical College Shimla in Indira, Gandhi, and his home state is Himachal Pradesh. Mehta completed his master's degree in clinical research in New Delhi India and worked in Maldives for one year as a general physician. He observed in child psychiatry at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital in New York.
He is a PGY 3 psychiatry resident and a second -year student of the Advanced Psycho-Dynamic Psychotherapy Program at St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute. He is interested in child and adolescent psychiatry.