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Resident Awards & Publications

Current Residents

David Adamowicz, M.D.

David Adamowicz, M.D.

2020-2021 American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) Scholar Award
2021 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award

Adamowicz DH, Lee EE. Predicting and improving hospital outcomes for older adults. Int Psychogeriatr. 2021 Mar;33(3):205-207. PMID: 33781361

Monica Feliz Castillo, M.D.

Monica Feliz Castillo, M.D.

2023 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award
2020-2021 American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Travel Award

Natalie Fettinger, M.D.

Natalie Fettinger, M.D.

2020-2019 UCSD SOM Humanism in Medicine Resident Award

Sahana Malik, M.D.

Sahana Malik, M.D.

Published an article titled, "Let's talk about race" July 2021 


Alumni

Alison Cesarz, M.D.

Alison Cesarz, M.D.

Pierce, K., Shapiro, G., Song, S., Fortuna, L., Postlethwaite, A., Cesarz, A., Feder, J. Youth at the border: Do NO MORE Harm. Accepted for presentation as a clinical perspective at the annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Meeting in San Francisco, October 2020.

Cesarz, A., Postlethwaite, A., Wu, M., Ranjan Dube, A., Sturner, R. "El No Es Mi Padre": A Discussion of the Practical and Ethical Dilemmas in the Case of a Psychotic Immigrant Teen. Accepted for presentation as a clinical case conference at annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry meeting in San Francisco, October 2020.

Abigail Clark, M.D.

Abigail Clark, M.D.

2019-2020 American College of Psychiatrists Laughlin Fellow
2018-2019 UCSD SOM Humanism in Medicine Resident Award

Published an article titled, "Bereavement and Depression" August 2021

Eric Debbold, M.D.

Eric Debbold, M.D.

Published a commentary in the San Diego Tribune, "The opioid crisis in the United States is well-known, but many in San Diego are unaware of the realities" June 2021

Monica Federoff, M.D.

Monica Federoff, M.D.

2020 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award

Tarina Quraishi, M.D.

Tarina Quraishi, M.D.
2020-2021 UCSD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inclusive Excellence Scholar

Rebecca Sturner, M.D.

Rebecca Sturner, M.D.
Cesarz, A., Postlethwaite, A., Wu, M., Ranjan Dube, A., Sturner, R. "El No Es Mi Padre": A Discussion of the Practical and Ethical Dilemmas in the Case of a Psychotic Immigrant Teen. Accepted for presentation as a clinical case conference at annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry meeting in San Francisco, October 2020.

Sara Timtim, M.D.

Sara Timtim, M.D.

2020-2021 APA Research Colloquium for Junior Psychiatrists

Kevin Luo, M.D.

Kevin Luo, M.D.

2018-2019 JoAnn and Igor Grant Prize for Professional Excellence

Andrew Allen, M.D.

Andrew Allen, M.D.

2018-2019 JoAnn and Igor Grant Prize for Professional Excellence
2018-2019 UCSD SOM Humanism in Medicine Resident Award

Eric Rafla-Yuan, M.D.

Eric Rafla-Yuan, M.D.

2018-2019 APA/APAF SAMHSA funded Minority Fellowship Program
2016 Best Trainee Poster Award at the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM) Annual Meeting

Juan Molina, M.D.

Juan Molina, M.D.

2019 Travel Awardee for the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
2019 Selected, Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, Council on Research
2019 American Psychiatric Association Foundation/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship ($25,000)
2018 NIH Loan Repayment Program Awardee

Molina JL, Voytek B, Thomas ML, Joshi YB, Bhakta SG, Talledo J, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Memantine effects on EEG measures of cortical excitatory/inhibitory balance in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience Neuroimaging (in press) 2020.

Light GA, Joshi YB, Molina, JL, Bhakta SG, Nungaray J, Cardoso L, Kotz, JE, Thomas, ML, Swerdlow NR. Neurophysiological biomarkers for schizophrenia therapeutics. Biomarkers in Neuropsychiatry (in press) 2020.

Hochberger WC, Thomas ML, Joshi YB, Molina J, Treichler EB, Nungaray J, Cardoso L, Sprock J, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Oscillatory biomarkers of early auditory information processing predict cognitive gains following targeted cognitive training in schizophrenia patients. Schizophrenia Research 215:97-104, 2020.

Joshi Y, Thomas ML, Hochberger WC, Bismark AW, Treichler EB, Molina J, Nungaray J, Cardoso L, Sprock J, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Verbal learning deficits associated with increased anticholinergic burden is attenuated with targeted cognitive training in treatment refractory schizophrenia patients. Schizophrenia Research 208:384-389, 2019.

Koshiyama D, Makoto Miyakoshi M, Joshi YB, Molina JL, Tanaka-Koshiyama K, Sprock J, Braff DL, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Abnormal effective connectivity underlying auditory mismatch negativity impairments in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry: CNNI (in press) 2020.

Yash Joshi, M.D., Ph.D.

Yash Joshi, M.D., Ph.D.

2018 ASCP Clinical Trials Workship Fellowship
2018 AAGP/GMHF Research Scholar
2018 APA Research Colloquium for Junior Investigator
2018 SOBP Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship
2018 ACP Laughlin
2018 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award
2018 NNCI BRAIN Fellowship
2017 ANCP Memorial Travel Award

Michael Langley DeGroot, M.D.

Michael Langley DeGroot, M.D.

2016-2018 Psychiatrists PRITE Fellowship
2016 Outstanding Intern Teaching Award 2016
2016 Gold Humanism Award, UCSD Medical School American College of Psychiatrists PRITE Fellowship
2016 APA/APAF Selection Committee Fellowship
2016 ACP PRITE Fellowship

Matt Klein, M.D., Ph.D.

Matt Klein, M.D., Ph.D.

2019 Travel Awardee for the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
2019 The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Early Career Award
2018 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award
2017 John A. Majda Memorial Fund Award

Klein ME, Chandra J, Sheriff S, Malinow R. Opioid system is necessary but not sufficient for antidepressive actions of ketamine in rodents. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 117(5):2656-2662, 2020

Klein ME, Younts TJ, Cobo CF, Buxbaum A, Aow J, Erdjument-Bromage H, Richard S, Malinow R, Neubert TA, Singer RH et al. Sam68 Enables Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor-Dependent LTD in Distal Dendritic Regions of CA1 Hippocampal Neurons. Cell Reports 29:1789-1799, 2019. PMCID: PMC6871770

Aryandokht Fotros, M.D.

Aryandokht Fotros, M.D.

"Cocaine Cue-Induced Dopamine Release in the Human Prefrotal Cortex". J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2016 Sep; 41(5): 322-330, Sept. 2016

 Haoyu Lee, M.D.

 Haoyu Lee, M.D.

Brief Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression in Pediatric Primary Care: Uptake of Intervention and Community Services by Ethnic Minority Families. 2016