Keynote Speakers:

Secretary Kody Kinsley
Secretary of NC Department of Health and Human Services

Behavioral Healthcare in North Carolina

Jurgen Unutzer, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Chair, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Founder, AIMS Center

Collaborative Care

 

 Featured Speakers:

As always, the Scientific Program Committee, chaired by Mehul Mankad, M.D., has curated a group of speakers for the plenary sessions and workshop that will provide something for everyone:

Chris Aiken, M.D.
Director, Mood Treatment Center, Winston-Salem; Editor-in-Chief, The Carlat Psychiatry Report

Top 10 Research Findings of Psychiatry

Mina Boazak, M.D. 
Founder and Medical Director at Animo Sano Psychiatry

Modern Approaches to Treatment of Adult ADHD

Manuel Castro, M.D.
Vice Chief of Psychiatry and Medical Director of Behavioral Health Integration for Atrium Health

Telehealth Approaches Panel

 

Nathan Copeland, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine

Telehealth Approaches Panel

Tim Fong, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA; Co-Director of the UCLA Gambling Studies Program (UGSP); Director of the UCLA Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship

Gambling Disorder and Non-Substance Addictions

Julie Freischlag, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S.E.d(Hon), D.F.S.V.S.
Chief Executive Officer of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine, and Chief Academic officer of Atrium Health Enterprise

Leadership in Medicine

Jane Gagliardi, M.D., M.H.S.

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine

Health Equity for Patients Receiving Emergency Psychiatric Services

Diego Garza, M.D., M.P.H.
Vice President of Strategy and Innovation and Director of Telehealth for MindPath Care Centers

Telehealth Approaches Panel

Lucien Gonzalez, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Minnesota

 Addiction Prevention and Treatment in Children and Adolescents

E. Elise Herman, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Mindpath Health

Telehealth Approaches Panel

Mary Kimmel, M.D.

Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Perinatal Psychiatry Program, Medical Director, NC Maternal Mental Health MATTERS Program, UNC School of Medicine

Peripartum Psychiatry

Amanda Latimore, PhD
Social epidemiologist and the Director of AIR's Center for Addiction Research and Effective Solutions (AIR CARES)

Addiction Prevention and Treatment in Children and Adolescents

Social Determinants of Health as they Impact Substance Use

Mehul Mankad, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Alliance Health

The Role of Psychiatrists as Medical Directors

Colin Smith, M.D.
Duke University School of Medicine

Health Equity for Patients Receiving Emergency Psychiatric Services

Nate Sowa, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Director, Virtual Care and Integrated Behavioral Health, UNC School of Medicine

Telehealth Approaches Panel

Sophia Vinogradov, M.D.
Donald W. Hastings Endowed Chair in Psychiatry and Department Head of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Recipient of the 2022 V. Sagar Sethi, M.D. Research Award

Cognitive Retraining in Schizophrenia

Charlene Wong, M.D. 
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, Core Faculty Member, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical School Department of Pediatrics
Mental Healthcare Initiatives in North Carolina

Amy Yule, M.D.
Medical Director, Addiction Recovery Management Service and Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Management of Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents