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Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Thursday, 23 June, 2022

The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience will present a Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2022, on Zoom.


The impact of patient suicide and physician’s mental health in times of COVID-19

Ricardo Caceda, MD. PhD


Associate Professor

Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Research

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Stony Brook University, NY

 Dr. Ricardo Caceda is a board-certified psychiatrist. He attended medical school at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, School of Medicine in Lima, Peru, from 1991 to 1999. He received his PhD in Neurosciences from Emory University in 2005. He stayed in Atlanta and completed residency in Psychiatry at Emory University from 2006-2010, and a neuroimaging research fellowship from 2008 to 2010. He served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the University of Miami and in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and from 2017 to 2022 as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Stony Brook University. Dr. Caceda served as the Director of the Adult Inpatient Service at Stony Brook University from 2018-2019. Since 2010, he has led a research program focused on the biological and cognitive substrates of acute suicidal behavior. Over the past few years, Dr. Caceda has focused on the suicide risk assessment by clinicians, and in the impact of losing patients to suicide, in a suicide postvention program at the University of Arkansas and Stony Brook University.