The Department of Neurology and Psychiatry will present a Psychiatry Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2015, in the SLU School of Medicine (1402 So. Grand Blvd.) Schwitalla Hall, Lecture Hall 3 (third floor).
Eric J. Lenze, M.D., will present "Treatment Resistant Depression: New Research Findings In Older Adults."
Lenze is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed medical school and psychiatry residency at Washington University School of Medicine. He trained in geriatric psychiatry and in clinical research at the University of Pittsburgh.
Since 2007, he has been on the faculty of Washington University, where his research focuses on treatment development and testing in anxiety disorders, depression and cognitive impairment. He has led numerous clinical trials and treatment development studies of pharmacological and behavioral treatments. He has also carried out several studies of the epidemiology of depression and its interaction with recovery from disability in older adults. He is author on over 150 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and book chapters. Lenze is also a practicing geriatric psychiatrist who sees outpatients and teaches residents and medical students.