Researchers at University of Utah Health found that ADHD patients had an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s and Parkinson-like diseases than individuals with no ADHD history. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine,Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah is proud to be an integral part of University of Utah Health. Every day we dedicate ourselves to academic excellence, relevant collaborative research, and compassionate behavioral and mental health care.
We are teachers, researchers, and clinicians. We train future psychiatrists, explore new ideas, map genomes, develop innovative therapies, create new drugs, study spectacular brain images, and pioneer new treatments all with the goal of advancing mental health care to give our patients healthier minds and better lives.
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New physician, Kristina Purganan, DO, Join, joins the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Purganan will be provide outpatient care to adults at University Neuropsychiatric Institute Downtown Behavioral Health Clinic. ... Read MorePsychiatry
New physician, Varsha Iyer, MD, joins the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Iyer will be working at University Neuropsychiatric Institute's child and adolescent inpatient unit. ... Read MorePsychiatry
Melissa Mott, MD, PhD, Jeremy Stoddart, MD, Rong Xiao, MD, PhD, Join Department of Psychiatry Faculty
Three new faculty join the Department of Psychiatry. Melissa Mott, MD, PhD, as an Instructor (Clinical). Jeremy Stoddart, MD, as an Assisstant Professor (Clinical). And Rong Xiao, MD, PhD, as an Assistant Professor (Clinical). ... Read MorePsychiatry
Lowry Bushnell is one of six faculty members to be awarded the inaugural Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair.... Read MorePsychiatry
The University of Utah and the Huntsman Family Foundation have announced the creation of twelve presidential faculty chairs in health sciences. The Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs provide sweeping support to academic researchers, educators, and clinicians spanning a wide array of fields. ... Read MorePsychiatry,Obstetrics and Gynecology,Population Health Sciences,Internal Medicine,Biomedical Informatics
Dr. Lowry Bushnell, Department of Psychiatry faculty member and clinical director of the Treatment Resistant Mood Disorders Clinic, is one of six individuals to receive the newly formed Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair.... Read MorePsychiatry
Three common antidepressants – Paxil (paroxetine), Lexapro (escitalopram), and Prozac (fluoxetine) – could be less effective at high elevations, suggests research involving lab rats and led by scientists at University of Utah Health.... Read MorePsychiatry
Psychiatry Department Partners with local advocacy group, CONNECT, for Mental Health Awareness Month 2018
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The Psychiatry Department has partnered with CONNECT, a community mental health advocacy group, who is hosting several community educational events throughout the month of May. ... Read MorePsychiatry