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Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Thursday, 03 March, 2022

The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience will present a Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2022. The event wil be on Zoom

  • Meeting ID: 932 1760 1415
  • Password: 690496

The Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience Endowed Annual Lecture

What’s New? An Update on Novel Strategies to Treat Schizophrenia

Leslie Citrome, M.D., MPH.

Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

New York Medical College Valhalla, New York

clinical professor of psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University

Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association

Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology

President, American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, New York

Dr. Citrome is clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, clinical professor of psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University, and adjunct clinical professor of psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, New York. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology where he currently serves as President. In addition to his academic positions, he has a private practice in psychiatry in Pomona, New York and is a volunteer consultant to the Assertive Community Treatment team/Mental Health Association of Rockland County. In 2019 he received the New York Medical College Faculty Author Award for “First Authorship Who Published in the Most Open Access Journals (Web of Science),” and in 2018 and 2021 was recognized as the Voluntary Faculty Teacher of the Year, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center.

Dr. Citrome obtained his MD degree from the McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1983 and his MPH degree from the Columbia School of Public Health in 1996. His immediate prior position was as the founding Director of the Clinical Research and Evaluation Facility at the Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research in Orangeburg, New York, where he worked from 1994 through 2010 and achieved the rank of Professor of Psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Citrome is currently a consultant in clinical trial design and interpretation. He is a frequent lecturer on the quantitative assessment of clinical trial results, including the metrics of number needed to treat and number needed to harm, and has lectured throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australasia. His main interests include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder. He is author or coauthor of over 575 research reports, reviews, and chapters in the scientific literature. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the World Association of Medical Editors. Dr. Citrome is editor emeritus, International Journal of Clinical Practice where he was editor-in-chief 2013-2019; psychiatry topic editor for Clinical Therapeutics; editor for the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Corner in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry; section editor for psychopharmacology for Current Psychiatry; and also serves as an editorial board member for CNS Spectrums, Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, Neurology and Therapy, Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience, Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, Current Drug Safety, Schizophrenia Research and Treatment, Postgraduate Medicine, Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Clinical Practice, Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health.

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