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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Scholalry Activities

Awards

American Psychiatric Association

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
2014 - Dr. Shama Patel
2015 - Dr. Lila Aboueid
2016 - Dr. Vasiliki Erini Karagiorga

Diversity Fellowship
2015 - Dr. Furquan Nusair
2017 - Dr. Pratik Bahekar

Research Colloquium
2015 - Dr. Srinath Gopinath

Public Psychiatry
2015 - Raj Loungani
2017 - Nhut Tran

Mind Games
2016 - 8th (Dr. Jacob Birk, Dr. Ahmad Arain and Dr. Srinath Gopinath)
2018 - 8th (Dr. Rishab Gupta, Dr. Deborah Edelman and Dr. Prashanth Ramshankar)

American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Clinical Trials Workshop
2014 - Dr. Ammar El-Sara
2015 - Dr. Lila Aboueid
2017 - Dr. Pratik Bahekar and Dr. Vasiliki Erini Karagiorga

New Investigator Award
2017 - Dr. Srinath Gopinath

American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry

Travel Award and Scholarship
2014 - Dr. Arman Feshraki
2015 - Dr. Tessa Murante
2016 - Aninditha Vengassery
2017 - Dr. Rishab Gupta

SAMHSA

Minority Fellowship
2017 - Dr. Alan Rodriguez Penny

SUNY Downstate Medical Center Research Day

The Robert F Furchgott Scholar Award
2015 - Dr. Srinath Gopinath

Poster Awards
2015 - Dr. Arman Feshraki and Dr. Mohamed Sharif

Best Resident Award
2017 - Dr. Leah Steinberg

Annual research day travel Award
2017 - Dr. Tia Mansouri

SUNY Best Program Coordinator Award
2017 - Juliet Arthur

SUNY Downstate Resident Advocate of the year
2016 - Dr. Tarah Scanlon
2017 - Dr. Pratik Bahekar

Brooklyn Research Society

Best Poster Award
2014 - Dr. Srinath Gopinath
2016 - Dr. Marla Hidalgo

Best Oral Presentation Award
2014 - Dr. Anupriya Gogne
2017 - Dr. Tessa Murante

AADPRT

Lucille Fusaro Meinsler Program Administrator Award
2017 - Juliet Arthur
Nyapati Rao-Francis Liu IMG Award
2017 - Dr. Srinath Gopinath

Association of Academic Psychiatry

Fellowship Award
2016 - Dr. Srinath Gopinath

Kings County Hospital

Best resident in Psychiatry Award
2016 - Dr. Marla Hidalgo
2017 - Dr. James Lubin

Select list of Posters and Presentations

Resident Year of graduation Title Conference Name Type (e.g. Poster, Symposium)

Ali Haidar

2020

22q11 Deletion Presenting as First Break Psychosis, Severe Hypocalcemia and Bilateral Basal Ganglia Calcifications

IPS, 2018

Poster

Cassandra Raphael

2021

Microaggressions, Macroeffects: Navigating Power and Privilege in Psychiatry

APA, 2018

Oral

Junaid Mirza

2022

A case of Recurrent Amphetamine-Induced psychotic disorder: Under Utilization of the PMS

APA, 2018

Poster

Ali Haidar

2020

Cultural consideration in Forensics psychiatry

Eastern Psychological Association annual meeting, 2018

Poster

Ali Haidar

2020

Do Staffing Patterns Allow Clinics to Implement a Full Range of Evidence-Based Practices in the Treatment of Schizophrenia?

APA, 2018

Poster

Sabrina Ali

2020

When Genetic and Medical Comorbidities Confound the Psychiatric Presentation

APA, 2018

Poster

Bronwyn Huggins

2020

A Case of Peripartum Depression in the CPEP

APA, 2018

Poster

Muniza Majoka

2020

Treatment of Agitation Associated with Hypoglycemic Encephalopathy: Case Report and Literature Review

APA, 2018

Poster

Tia Mansouri

2020

Self-Induced Abscesses and Repeated Septicemia: Care at What Cost?

APA, 2018

Poster

Paolo Marcelo Gondim Sales

2020

Kynurenine pathway in Schizoaffective spectrum disorders

APA, 2018

Poster

Pratik Bahekar

2019

Less Is More: Importance of Antidepressant Drug Interactions

APA, 2018

Poster

Gaurav Vishnoi

2018

Cardio-Metabolic Risk Factors with Different Antipsychotics in Early Psychosis Patients

APA, 2018

Poster

Gaurav Vishnoi

2018

Genetic Testing in Psychiatric Patients Facilitates Long-Term Psychotherapy

APA, 2018

Poster

Prashanth Ramshankar

2019

Factors affecting Long-term Retention on Opioid Agonist Maintenance Treatment in a Community Drug Treatment Clinic: A Retrospective Cohort Study

AAAP, 2017

Poster

Tia Mansouri

2020

Lamotrigine-induced Stevens Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in a Young Adult: A Case Report

AMA Research Symposium 2017

Poster

Paolo Marcelo Gondim Sales; Applebaum PS; Huremovic D and Viswanathan R

2020

Refusal of Lifesaving Medical Treatment Motivated by Suicidal Ideation: Ethical, Legal, and Clinical Issues

APA, 2018

Wokshop

Pratik Bahekar; Tara Scanlon; McCarthy RH, Coplan JD and Pato MP

2018

Rediscovering Clozapine: Old Solutions to New Problems

APA, 2018

Wokshop

Gaurav Vishnoi

2018

Prevalence of Substance Use in Early-Psychosis Patients Treated in a Specialized First-Episode Psychosis Unit in a City Hospital of New York

AACAP, 2017

Poster

Pratik Bahekar, Vasiliki Eirini Karagiorga, Michael Politis

2018

Risperidone induced leucopenia and neutropenia: review

APA, 2017

Poster

Gopinath, Srinath , Schooler, Nina R

2017

Neurocognition and duration of untreated psychosis in first episode schizophrenia: Findings from the RAISE ETP

ASCP, 2017

Poster

Pratik Bahekar, Vasiliki Eirini Karagiorga, Michael Politis, Srinath Gopinath & Ellen Berkowitz

2018

Serum Biomarkers of Risperidone treatment in psychosis to prevent Hospital Recidivism

IPS, 2016

Poster

Coleman A, Steinberg LR, Madhusoodanan S

2018

Hyperprolactinemia Secondary to Pituitary Microadenoma Versus Haloperidol-A Diagnostic Enigma. A Case Report and Brief Review

IPS, 2016

Oral

Murante, T, Cohen, CL

2018

Cognition in Older Age Schizophrenics

IPS, 2016

Oral

Steinberg LR, Saunders R

2018

The king of spirochetes goes wild! Neurosyphilis triggered mania

IPS, 2016

Poster

Steinberg LR, Lubin J, Madhusoodanan S

2018

Chronic Lithium Neurotoxicity: A Case Report

IPS, 2016

Poster

Pratik Bahekar

2019

Use Of Hematopoietic Growth Factors In The Management Of Clozapine Induced Blood Dyscrasias

SUNY Annual Research day, 2018

Poster

Rishab Gupta

2020

Is This Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder? Questions And Considerations For Icd-11 Classification For Eating Orders

SUNY Annual Research day, 2018

Poster

Stacy-Ann Phillip

2019

California’s New Amended Canra: Further Erosion Of Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege

SUNY Annual Research day, 2018

Poster

Paolo Marcelo Gondim Sales

2020

Levodopa Enhances Immobility Induced By Spinal Cord Electromagnetic Stimulation In Rats: A Novel Treatment For Catatonia?

SUNY Annual Research day, 2018

Poster

Shama Patel

2017

Meningioma and Psychiatric Symptoms

ARD

Poster

Maninder Bhutani, Srinath Gopinath, Rafik Sidaros

2017

Case Report Of Cabergoline In The Treatment Of Risperidone Induced Hyperprolactinemia

BPS, MSSNY

Poster

Anupriya Razdan

2017

Clozapine use in HIV positive, treatment refractory schizophrenia: Where does Filgrastim fit in?

ARD, BPS, APA

Poster

Shama Patel, Furqan Nusair

2017

Human trafficking: federal legislation enabling prevention, protection, prosecution with ongoing challenges

BPS, APA

Poster

Anupriya Razdan, Aryeh Deinstag, Srinath Gopinath

2017

Clozapine induced myocarditis: Is re-challenge justified? A case series

APA, BPS

Poster

Anupriya Razdan

2017

Self health: Its determinants and use in elderly schizophrenics

AAGP, APA

Poster

Srinath Gopinath

2016

Clozapine-Induced Cardiomyopathy: A Case Report

APA

Poster

Srinath Gopinath

2016

Conceptualizing the Neurobiology of GAD using 1H-MRSI: Aberrant Neurochemical Connectivity of Hippocampus and DLPFC, which predicts worry and IQ

BPS, SOBP

Poster

Srinath Gopinath

2016

Risperidone Long-acting Injection vs. Oral Risperidone: A Secondary Analysis of Relapse, Rehospitalization and Symptoms Controlling for Switching in a Pragmatic Trial

BPS, APA

Oral Presentation

Rajiv Loungani

2016

Clinical Work with People Who are Homeless: Experiences from the Front Lines

IPS

Symposium

Rajiv Loungani

2016

Preparing residents for the integration of mental health and primary care: What do residents want and how can we deliver it?

IPS

Symposium

Rajiv Loungani

2016

Revised position statement on Reactive Attachment Disorder and Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder

APA

Poster

Arman Fesharaki-Zadeh

2016

Moxifloxacin Induced Psychosis: A Case Report Study

ARD, Canadian Neuroscience association

Poster

Arman Fesharaki-Zadeh

2016

The utility of Electroconvulsive Therapy in inpatient settings: addressing some of the challenges

IPS

Poster

Tzvi Furer

2016

Sleep Health in an African American Community Sample

ARD

Poster

Roxanne McMorris, Mandeep Kaur, Srinath Gopinath

2016

Treatment of Risperidone induced hyperprolactinemia with Aripiprazole in an adolescent: A Case Report

Newsletter SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Newsletter

Ammar El-Sara, Lila Aboueid, Anupriya Razdan, Tzvi Furer, Roxanne McMorris

2016

Clozapine use in HIV positive, treatment refractory schizophrenia: Where does Filgrastim fit in?

BPS

Poster

Select list of Publications

Authors Year of graduation Title Publication (e.g. journal name) Status (e.g. In Press, year)

Cohen.C, Freeman K, Ghoneim D, Vengassery A, Ghezelaiagh B, Reinhardt M

2018

Advances in the Conceptualization and Study of Schizophrenia in Later Life

Psychiatric Clinics of North America

2018

Kuppili PP, Gupta R, Pattanayak RD, Khandelwal SK

2020

Delusional denial of pregnancy: Unique presentation of Cotard's syndrome in a patient with schizophrenia

Asian J Psychiatr

2017

Modak T, Kumar S, Pal A, Gupta R, Pattanayak RD, Khandelwal SK

2020

Chlorpromazine as Prophylaxis for Bipolar Disorder with Treatment- and Electroconvulsive Therapy-Refractory Mania: Old Horse, New Trick

Indian J Psychol Med.

2017

Shah B, Gupta R, Sarkar S, Balhara YPS

2020

Injection Butorphanol dependence: A case report

Asian J Psychiatr.

2018

Tylee D, Hess J, Quinn T, Barve, R, Huang H, Zhang-James Y, Chang J, Stamova B, Sharp F, Hertz-Picciotto I, Faraone S, Kong S, Glatt S

2016

Blood Transcriptomic Comparison of Individuals With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Combined-Samples Mega-Analysis

Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet.

2016

Madhusoodanan S, Steinberg LR, Coleman A, Bavli S

2018

Hyperprolactinemia Secondary to Pituitary Microadenoma Versus Haloperidol-A Diagnostic Enigma. A Case Report and Brief Review

Journal of Current Drug Safety

2016

Carvalho AF, McIntyre RS, editors. Madhusoodanan S, Tsoy-Podosenin M, Steinberg LR, Tandan N

2018

Drug Interactions Involving Psychotropic Drugs” in Mental Disorders in Primary Care: A Guide to Their Evaluation and Management

Oxford University Press

2017

Disorder.Cohen CI, Vengassery A, Garcia Aracena EF

2018

A Longitudinal Analysis of Quality of Life and Associated Factors in Older Adults with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry

2017

Cohen, CL and Murante, T

2018

A Prospective Analysis of the Role of Cognition in Three Models of Aging and Schizophrenia to be published by Schizophrenia Research

Schizophrenia Research

2017

Murante, T and Cohen, CL

2018

Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults with Schizophrenia

FOCUS

2017

Sales PM, de Andrade LM, Pitcher MR, Rola FH, Gondim FA

2020

Levodopa enhances immobility induced by spinal cord electromagnetic stimulation in rats

Neurosci Lett

2017

Nina R. Schooler, Ph.D., Srinath Gopinath, MD; Jeremy Weedon, Ph.D; Peter F. Buckley, M.D., Donald C. Goff, M.D., Alexander Kopelowicz, M.D., John Lauriello, M.D., Theo Manschreck, M.D., M.P.H., Alan Mendelowitz, M.D., Del D. Miller, Pharm. D., M.D., Daniel R. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D., Donna Ames, M.D., Juan Bustillo, M.D., John M. Kane, M.D.

2016

Risperidone Long-Acting Injection vs. Oral risperidone: Analyses of Relapse, Rehospitalization and Symptoms Controlling for Switching in a Pragmatic Trial

Schizophrenia Research

2017

Madhusoodhnan S, Patel S, Reinhardt J, Hines A, Serper M

2017

Meningioma and Psychiatric Symptoms: A Case Report and Brief Review

Annals of Clinical Psychiatry

May 2015

Schooler, Nina R., Srinath Gopinath, Jeremy Weedon, Peter F. Buckley, Donald C. Goff, Alexander Kopelowicz, John Lauriello, Kane J, et al

2016

Risperidone Long-acting Injection vs. Oral Risperidone: A Secondary Analysis of Relapse and Rehospitalization Controlling for Switching in a Pragmatic Trial

Abstract: Neuro-psychopharmacology

Dec 2014

Bipeta R, Yerramilli SS, Karredla AR, Gopinath S

2016

Diagnostic Stability of Internet Addiction in Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: Data from a Naturalistic One-year Treatment Study.

Innovations in clinical Neurosciences

March 2015

Coplan J, Singh D, Gopinath S, Mathew SJ, Bulbena A

2016

A Novel Anxiety and Affective Spectrum Disorder of Mind and Body-The ALPIM (Anxiety-Laxity-Pain-Immune-Mood) Syndrome: A Preliminary Report.

Journal of Neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences

March 2015

Coplan JD, Gopinath S, Abdallah CG, Berry BR

2016

A neurobiological hypothesis of treatment-resistant depression - mechanisms for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor non-efficacy.

Frontiers in behavioral neurosciences

August 2014

Timothy R. Rice, Raj Loungani, Emma Gaines, Tracy Prout, and Leon Hoffman

2016

Regulation-Focused Psychotherapy for Children in General Psychiatric Education: An Account from the Perspective of Men's Mental Health

Book Chapter: Neurobiology of Men's Mental Health

 

El-Sara A

2016

Weight Gain In Patients With Schizophrenia: A Recipe For Timely Intervention

American Journal of Psychiatry Residents Journal

July 2015

Pinkhasov A, Furer T, Augusto S

2016

Transient expressive aphasia after bitemporal electroconvulsive therapy: a rarely documented reversible phenomenon.

Journal of ECT

March 2015

Pinkhasov A, Biglow M, Chandra S, Pica T

2015

Pretreatment with Caffeine Citrate to Lower the Seizure Threshold in ECT: A Case Series

Journal of Pharmacy Practice, Jan 2015