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DART Trainee Presentations

DART Resident Research Presentations

Residents are required to submit an abstract to at least one scientific meeting each year.

Dr. Joseph Cheng presents his poster at the 2018 APA Annual Meeting

2017-2018 Presentations

Barth, K.S. & Balliet, W. (2018, February). Managing chronic pancreatitis with opioids: Crossing the line to addiction. Presented at the International Symposium on the Medical and Surgical Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis, Charleston, SC. 

Bowen L., Baker N., & McRae-Clark A. (2017, June). Effect of 5HT polymorphisms on response to vilazodone for cannabis cessation. Presented at the annual meeting College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Montreal, Canada. 

Brueckner, E., Glenn, D. & Kiselev, B. (2017, January). Developing and novel innovations in the treatment of depression. Presented at the Medical University of South Carolina Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Charleston, SC.

Brueckner, E., Prisciandaro, J., & Tolliver, B. (2017, May). An open label trial of dextromethorphan for depression in psychiatric inpatients. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Miami Beach, FL.

Brueckner, E., Robert, S., Linder, A.M., & Ruhe, A. (2017, January). Creative pharmacokinetics utilized for improved efficacy in the treatment of pseudobulbar affect: Combining SSRIs with dextromethorphan. Presented at the annual meeting of the South Carolina Psychiatric Association, Charleston, SC.

Cheng, J.C. (2018, February). Mental health outcomes of the Post-Critical Incident Seminar: Pilot data from the South Carolina experience. Presented at the Medical University of South Carolina Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Charleston, SC.

Cheng, J.C. & Dwyer, R.G. (2017, November). Trauma and stress in the SCLEAP PCIS: Preliminary results, 2012 to 2015. Presented at the South Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program Post Critical Incident Seminar, Lexington, SC.

Cheng, J.C., Korte J., & Dwyer, R.G. (2018, May). Mental health outcomes of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program Post-Critical Incident Seminar: Retrospective review of 2012 to 2016 data. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, New York, NY.

 Cheng, J.C., Ruddy, T., Mishoe, S., Korte, J., Skidmore, J.E., & Dwyer, R.G. (2017, October). Mental health outcomes of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program Post Critical Incident Seminar. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Denver, CO.

Cheng, J.C., Ruddy, T., Mishoe, S., Korte, J., Skidmore, J.E., & Dwyer, R.G. (2017, October). Mental health outcomes of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program Post Critical Incident Seminar. Presented at the annual meeting of the South Carolina Psychiatric Association, Greenville, SC.

Fiallo, O., Gottfried, E., Lewis, E.T., & Dwyer, R.G. (2017, March). Substance use and SASSI scores in a sample of men charged with a sexual offense. Presented at the annual meeting of the South Carolina Psychological Association Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Friedrich, D. (2018, January). Doc shopping: Add gabapentin to the list? Presented at the annual meeting of the South Carolina Psychiatric Association meeting. Greenville, SC.

Fryml, L.D. (2017, January). The role of rTMS in the treatment of PTSD: Literature review, case report, and directions for future study. Presented at the annual meeting of the South Carolina Psychiatric Association, Charleston, SC. *Won 2nd Place, Resident Poster competition.

Fryml, L.D., Fox, J.B., Manett, A.J., Sahlem, G., & Short, E.B. (2018, January). Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema complicating ECT. Presented at the South Carolina Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Greenville, SC.

Gilmore, A.K., Jones, J.L., Moreland, A.D., Hahn, C., Brady, K.T., & Back, S.E. (2018, June). Alcohol use among individuals with prescription opiate use disorder: The role of distress tolerance and gender. To be presented at the annual meeting of the College of Problems on Drug Dependence, San Diego, CA.

Hanlon, C.A., Bickel, W., Sahlem, G.L., & Zangen, A. (2017, March). The next frontier in TMS treatment development? Translating our knowledge of neural circuits to develop evidence-based substance abuse treatment strategies. Presented at the second international Brain Stimulation conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Jones, J.L., Mateus, C.F., Malcolm, R.J., & Back, S.E. (2018, June). Efficacy of ketamine in the treatment of substance use disorders: A review of the literature. To be presented at the annual meeting of the College of Problems on Drug Dependence, San Diego, CA.

Kalivas, B. (2018, June). From C-suite to patient room: Expanding delirium screening in hospital setting. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American Delirium Society, Symposium, San Francisco, CA.

Kalivas, B. (2018, June). Silver spoons: Volunteer feeding assistance for delirious patients. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American Delirium Society, San Francisco, CA.

Kalivas, B. (2017, March). Delirium at an academic hospital: An interdisciplinary approach. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Academies of Practice National Forum, Philadelphia, PA.

Kalivas, B. (2017, December). Nursing outcomes in delirium. Presented at the Institute for Health care Improvement National Forum, Orlando, FL.

Kalivas, B. (2017, October). Low dose naltrexone for visceral hypersensitivity: Case report and review of literature. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry, Chicago, IL. Winner of best poster

Kalivas, B. (2017, June). Improving delirium screening on med-surg hospital floor. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Delirium Society, Nashville, TN.

Lewis, E.T. (2017, April). LGBTQ patients 101: Practical information for providing inclusive care. Presented at the annual meeting of the South Carolina Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Conference, Columbia, SC.

Lewis, E.T., Appel, O., Armstrong, T., & Viamonte, L. (2017, October). Grand rounds on amnesia: Too good to forget. Presented at the Medical University of South Carolina Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Charleston, SC.

Lewis, E.T., Mullis, D., & Fields, C. (2017, January). Stalking: Typology and criminology. Presented at the Medical University of South Carolina Grand Rounds, Charleston, SC.

Lewis, E.T., Mullis, D., & Fields, C. (2017, February). Stalking: Typology and criminology. Presented at the Medical University of South Carolina Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Charleston, SC.

Lewis, E.T. & Petersen, D. (January, 2017). LGBTQ patients 101: Practical information for providing inclusive care. Presented at the Medical University of South Carolina Continuing Education Workshop, Charleston, SC.

Oros, S. & Smith, A. (2017, September). HIV psychiatry: An innovative integrated care model. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Roten, A. (2017, June). Telehealth and kids. Presented at the Medical University of South Carolina annual Update in Psychiatry: Technology and Mental Health, Charleston, SC.

Sahlem, G.L. (2017, December). Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: From neuroimaging in depression to a potential treatment for substance use disorders. Invited presentation at the Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta GA.

Sahlem, G.L. (2017, April). Expanded safety and feasibility data for a new method of performing electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): Focal Electrically Administered Seizure Therapy (FEAST). Invited presentation at the Interventional Psychiatry Research Group at Yale, New Haven CT.

Sahlem, G.L. (2017, February). Update on brain stimulation. Presented at the annual meeting of the South Carolina Psychiatric Association, Charleston, SC.

Sahlem, G.L., Caruso, M.A., Malcolm, R.J., George, M.S., & McRae-Clark, A.L. (2018, June). A case series exploring the effect of twenty sessions of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on Cannabis use and craving. To be presented at the annual meeting of the College of Problems of Drug Dependence, San Diego, CA.

Seery, E. (2018, January). Meaning and medication: Psychosocial contributions to treatment resistance. Invited presentation at the Austen Riggs Center, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Stockbridge, MA.

Walker, J., Korte, J., McRae-Clark, A, & Hartwell, K. (2017, June). Adherence across FDA-approved medications for alcohol use disorders in a VA population. Presented at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Montreal, Canada.

Williams, N. (2017, February). Modulation of neural circuitry: Building a bridge between neurology and psychiatry. Invited presentation at the Neurology Grand Rounds, Stanford University Medical School, Palo Alto, CA.

Williams, N. (2017, March). Accelerated rTMS: Pragmatic considerations for the development of an inpatient rTMS Approach. Presented at the International Brain Stimulation Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Williams, N. (2017, March). Modulation of neural circuitry: Developing a cross-disciplinary understanding of the interaction between the basal ganglia and the limbic systems. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Neuropsychiatric Association Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.

Williams, N. (2017, July). Translating science to OCD clinical care: Brain stimulation advances. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Neuropsychiatric Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Williams, N. (2017, August). Accelerated TMS approaches for treatment-resistant depression. Presented at the Stanford Mood Disorders Day, Palo Alto, CA.

Williams, N. (2017, October). rTMS for OCD. Presented at the annual OCD Education Day, San Francisco, CA.

Williams, N. (2017, December). Rapid-acting antidepressant treatments. Invited presentation at the Medical University of Vienna Grand Rounds, Vienna, Austria.

Williams, N. (2018, March). Utilizing neurophysiological recordings to understand the pathophysiology of psychiatric illness in Parkinson’s Disease. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American Neuropsychiatric Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

Williams, N. (2018, March). Accelerated repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for treatment-resistant depression. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American Neuropsychiatric Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

Williams, N. (2018, June). Accelerated repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for treatment-resistant depression. To be presented at the annual meeting of the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Vienna, Austria.

Williams, N. (2018, August). Accelerated repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for treatment-resistant depression. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Williams, N. (2018, October). Novel non-invasive interventions for neuropsychiatry. Invited presentation at the Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies of Non-invasive Brain Stimulation, Clinical and Experimental Course, Venice, Italy.

Zuschlag, Z. (2017, January). Prodromal psychosis, conversion to schizophrenia, and risk factors for suicidal behaviors. Invited presentation at the College of Charleston, Counseling, and Substance Abuse Services, Charleston, SC.

Zuschlag, Z. & Hamner M. (2017, December). Suicide in prodromal psychosis: Examining predictors of suicide attempts in individuals with attenuated psychosis syndrome. Presented at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology’s Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA.

Zuschlag, Z., & Schultz, S. (2018, May). Psychopharmacology and prodromal psychosis: Prescribing patterns and pharmacological predictors in a clinical population with Attenuated Psychosis Syndrome. Presented at the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology’s Annual Meeting, Miami, FL.