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CURRICULUM VITAE

Rodrigo A. Muñoz, M.D., F.A.P.A.

 

Current Positions


Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego

Past President , American Psychiatric Association

Past President, San Diego County Medical Society

Past Delegate APA, to House of Delegates, American Medical Association

Past Chair, APA Council on Global Psychiatry

Past Member of Board of Trustees: American Society of Hispanic Psychiatrists

Member, Board of Advisors, San Diego Mental Health Association

Advisory Board Editor , Clinical Psychiatry News

Past Editorial Board Member, The Forensic Echo

Editorial Committee Member, Vertex, Revista Argentinia de Psiquiatria

Medical Director, Day Treatment Program, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

Chief Editor, Latin American Journal of Psychiatry

Medical Director, Hillcrest Counseling Center

Past Co-Chair, Steering Committee, Diabetes Coalition San Diego


CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME: Rodrigo A. Munoz, M.D., F.A.PA.
OFFICE: 3130 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 298 - 4782

BORN: March 21, 1939
Popayan, Colombia - 1963

EDUCATION: M.D. Degree from the University of Cauca
Popayan, Colombia - 1963

POST GRADUATE TRAINING: Internship - University Hospital
Medellin, Colombia - 1964

RESIDENCY IN PSYCHIATRY:
Mental Hospital, Medellin, Colombia
April, 1963 - January, 1964

Fairfield Hills Hospital
Newton, Connecticut
Affiliated with Yale, University
February, 1964 - June 1965

Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
July, 1965 - June, 1967

UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS:
Fellow in Psychiatry
Washington, University
St. Louis, Missouri 1967 - 1970

Instructor in Psychiatry
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri 1969 - 1970

Supervisor Emergency Service
Malcolm Bliss Mental Health Center
St. Louis, Missouri 1967 - 1969

Assistant Director of Training and Research
Malcolm Bliss Mental Health Center
St. Louis, Missouri 1967 - 1969

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California 1977 - 1985

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, Ca. 1987 – present

Visiting Professor
St. Louis, Missouri 1999

Visiting Professor
Universidad El Bosque
Colombia, SA 1999

CERTIFICATION E.F.M.G. (Permanent)
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Qualified Mental Health Administrator
APA Committee on Certification in Administrative Psychiatry - 1981

LICENSURE:
Basic Science Certificate, Iowa 1969
State of Washington, 1970
State of Wisconsin, 1970
State of California, 1970

APPOINTMENTS:
1970 - 1977

Director
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Services
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 1970 - 1974


Director
Programs for Elderly Patients
County Hospital
Sheboygan, Wisconsin

HOSPITAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS:


1970 - 1977
Staff Physician
Sheboygan Memorial Hospital
Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Staff Physician
St. Nicholas Hospital
Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Staff Psychiatrist
Sheboygan County Mental Health Center
Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Staff Psychiatrist
Sheboygan County Comprehensive Health Center
Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin

Consultant
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Sheboygan, Wisconsin

1977 - 1990's (many closed)
Alvarado Hospital
San Diego, California

Alvarado Parkway Institute
San Diego, California

Centre City Hospital
San Diego, California (1977 - 1982)

Clairemont Community Hospital
San Diego, California

Coronado Hospital
Coronado, California

Harbor View Medical Centre
San Diego, California

Los Angeles County Hospital
Los Angeles, California

Mission Bay Memorial Hospital
San Diego, California

San Luis Rey Hospital
Encinitas, California

Sharp Cabrillo Hospital
San Diego, California

Southwood Psychiatric Institute
Chula Vista, California

Villa View Hospital
San Diego, California

1970-Present
Mercy Hospital & Medical Center
San Diego, California

Mesa Vista Hospital
San Diego, California

Scripps Memorial Hospital
La Jolla, California

Sharp Memorial Hospital
San Diego, California

HOSPITAL COMMITTEE AND PROGRAMS:

Psychiatry Supervisory Committee
Sheboygan Memorial Hospital
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 1971 - 1977

Chairperson of Psychiatric Department
Sheboygan Memorial Hospital
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 1974

Utilization Review Committee
Villa View Hospital
San Diego, California 1977 - 1979

Psychiatric Supervisory Committee
Centre City Hospital
San Diego, California 1978 - 1981

Medical Director
Centre City Hospital
San Diego, California 1978 - 1981

Chairperson of Psychiatric Department
Centre City Hospital
San Diego, California 1979

Chairperson of Emergency Service Committee
Centre City Hospital
San Diego, California 1980

Vice Chief of Staff
Centre City Hospital
San Diego, California 1980

Utilization Review Committee
Mesa Vista Hospital
San Diego, California 1980 - 1983

Credentials Committee
Mesa Vista Hospital
San Diego, California 1983 - 1984

Chairperson
Research and Education Committee
Mesa Vista Hospital
San Diego, California 1984 - 1986 & 1987 - 1991

Psychiatric Supervisory Committee
Harbor View Medical Center
San Diego, California 1984 - 1989

Psychiatric Supervisory Committee
Mercy Hospital
San Diego, California 1988 - Present

Medical Director
Harbor View Medical Center
San Diego, Ca. 1988

Medical Director
Partial Hospital Program
Mercy Hospital
San Diego, California 1993 - Present


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AWARDS:

1983 - 1984 Distinguished Clinical Teaching Award
University of California, San Diego
School of Medicine

1987 Distinguished Service Award
American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists

1988 Distinguished Achievement Award
American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists

1988 Outstanding Mentor ship Award
California Medical Students Association
University of California, San Diego

1990 Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Scientific Contributions
Physicians Association of Clinics, Hospitals, and Annex (P.A.C.H.A.)

1995 Presidential Commendation Award
American Psychiatric Association

1996 George Tarjan Award
Committee on International Medical Graduates
American Psychiatric Association

1971-1996 Silver Jubilee Recognition Award
India Psychiatric Association

San Diego Mental Health Board
Extends Special Thanks 2nd Vice-Chairperson

1997 Award for International Activities
Sociedad Colombiana de Psiquiatria

1997 Special Presidential Award
San Diego Psychiatric Society

1997 Recognition Award to the President-Elect of the American Psychiatric Association
InterAmerican Council of Psychiatric Organizations

1997 Physician Member of the Year Award
San Diego County Medical Society

1998 Recognition Award
U.S. Colombian Medical Association

1998 Isaac J. Perez Award
1st Hispanic President of the APA
South Bronx Mental Health Center, New York

1998 National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Simon Bolivar Award Committee of Hispanic Psychiatrists, APA

1998 Recognition Award
1st Hispanic President of the American Psychiatric Association
Latino Behavioral Health Institute, Los Angeles

1998 San Diego Medical Society: "In appreciation for your Dedicated Service as Secretary"

1999 Presidential Award
Friend of Canadian Psychiatry

1999 The Exemplary Psychiatrist Award for 1999
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

1999 Recognition Award
La Sociedad Venezolana de Psiquiatria

1999 Recognition Award
Asociacion Psiquiatrica Mexicana A.C.

1999 Recognition Award
InterAmerican College of Physicians and Surgeons
The Capitol, Washington DC

2000 Health Hero Award
Combined Health Agencies San Diego

2000 Simon Bolivar Award
The Committee of Hispanic Psychiatrists, APA
For Your Outstanding Contribution to Education, Research, and Your Overall Achievements in Psychiatry.

2000 Speaker Award
Society of Ibero Latin American Medical Professionals

2001 United States – Mexico Border Health Commission
In Recognition and Appreciation of your Outstanding Contributions and Passionate Devotion to the People at the United States -

2001San Diego County Medical Society
In Appreciation for Your Dedicated Service as Secretary.

2002 United States – Mexico Border Health Commission
In Recognition and Appreciation of your Outstanding Contributions and Passionate Devotion to the People at the United States

2003 Jeanne Spurlock Lecture and Award American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry In Recognition of Outstanding contributions to the advancement of the understanding of diversity and culture in the mental health of children and adolescents

2004 "2003" Alumnus of the Year University of Cauca , Popayan , Colombia

2004 Certificate of Recognition American Medical Association.
This Certificate of Recognition for demonstrating outstanding commitment to eliminating health care disparities in the area Leadership.

MEMBERSHIPS:

1970 to Present

American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists

The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

The American Association of Psychiatric Administrators

The American College of Psychiatry (Fellow)

The American Geriatrics Society

The American Medical Association

The American Psychiatric Association (Fellow)

The American Psychopathological Association

The American Society of Hispanic Psychiatrists

The California Hispanic-American Medical Association

The California Medical Association

The California Psychiatric Association

The Corporation for the Advancement of Psychiatry

The San Diego County Medical Society

The San Diego Society of Psychiatric Physicians

The Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists (FELLOW)

Honorary Memberships:

Asociacion Colombiana de Psiquiatria

Sociedad Cubana de Psiquiatria

International Association of Polish Psychiatrists

U.S. Colombian Medical Association

OTHER APPOINTMENTS:

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRISTS
1975 - 1979 Director
1977 - 1986 Editor, AACP Newsletter
1979 - 1984 Secretary
1984 - 1985 President Elect
1985 - 1987 President
1976 - 1986 Editor of The Clinical Psychiatry Quarterly
1989 - 1997 Editor of The Clinical Psychiatry Quarterly

THE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY
1979 - 1980 Associate Editor
1980 - 1987 Editor for Special Projects

AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
1981 - 1985 Member, Committee on Foreign Graduates
1981 - 1985 Chairperson, Committee on Foreign Medical Graduates
1984 - 1998 Member, Task Force on Communication Between the APA and ABPN
1985 - 1992 Member, Membership Committee
1986 - 1990 Member, Task Force on International Education
1987 - 1989 Deputy Assembly Representative
1988 - 1994 Trustee-at-Large
1988 - 1994 Board of Trustees Liaison With Council on Research
1989 – 1999 Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Membership & Fiscal Policies
1989 - 1990 Delegate, Inter - American Council of Psychiatric Associations
1990 - Present Chair, Task Force on Communications Between The APA and APBN
1996- 1997 Vice - President
1997 - 1998 President-Elect
1998 – 1999 President
1998 – 2000 Immediate Past President
Board Liaison to the Council on Internal Organization
1999– 2000 Chair, Nominating Committee
1999– 2003 Member, Executive and Officer Compensation Committee
1999– 2000 Chair, Work Group to Review the Corporate Relationship Between APA and APPI
2003– 2004 Chair, Council on Global Psychiatry


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SAN DIEGO COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY
1980 to Present
Member, Professional Conduct Committee
Member, Insurance Committee
Member, Nominating Committee
Member, Insurance Committee
Member, Economic Issues Committee
Member, Community Health Issues Committee
Member, Bylaws Committee
Councilor
1999-2000 Secretary
President-Elect
President
2002-2003 Immediate Past President

SAN DIEGO PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY
1982 - 1983 Chairperson, Committee on geriatrics
1986- 1994 Chairperson, Programs Committee

SAN DIEGO MENTAL HEALTH BOARD
Member
1997-1998 2nd Vice-Chairperson

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
1982 - 1989 Member, Community Advisory Board
1982 - 1986 Member, Board of Directors, School Of Medicine Associates
1985 - 1990 Member, Advisory Committee, Resident Training in Minority Issues
1985 - 1986 Secretary, School of Medicine Associates

CALIFORNIA PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
1985 - 1988 Chairperson, Committee on Foreign Medical Graduates
1987 – 2003 Member, Council

CALIFORNIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
1987 - 1991 Alternate Delegate, House of Delegates
1991 - 2003 Delegate, House of Delegates
1994 – 1998 Appeals Committee
1995 – 1998 House of Delegates - Physician Reimbursement
1995 - 1998 Reference Committee

LOGAN HEIGHTS FAMILY HEALTH CENTER
1985 - 1990 Board of Directors
1987 - 1989 Chairperson, Board of Directors

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PSYCHIATRIC ADMINISTRATORS
1991 – 1993 First President, California Chapter & Advocate of Administrative Psychiatry
1991 - 1998 Member, Board of Trustees

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
1991 - 1999 Consultant, The Diagnostic & Therapeutic Technology Assessment Panel
1998 - Senior Advisor, AMA Minority Affairs Consortium
2000 APA Delegate, House of Delegates, AMA

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH
2001 - 2004 Committee Member, Council of Public Representatives

NATIONAL TRAINING SYSTEM
1991 - Present Mentor and Consultant, National Hispanic Mentor
Recruitment Network (Office for Substance Abuse Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Resources

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION SAN DIEGO COUNTY
1987 - 1994 Board of Directors
1994 - present Board of Advisors

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATION MEDICAL COUNCIL
1993 - present Qualified Medical Evaluator

OTHER

1978 – 1998 Senior Citizens Medical Clinic
Consultant in Psychiatry
San Diego, California

1978 - 1982 Consultant in Psychiatry
Vocational Rehabilitation
El Cajon & Oceanside, California

1982 - 1987 President
Western Mood & Sleep Disorders Institute

1983 - 1992
1997- Present
Director American Society of Hispanic Psychiatrists

1984 - 1990 Medical Director
Medicina Internacional, S.A.
Mexico, D.F., Mexico

1986 - 1990 Consultant
Southern California Medical Review

1986 - 1991 Consultant
California Medical Review, Inc.
Southern Region

1987 – 1995 San Diego Representative
Corporation for the Advancement of Psychiatry
Political Action Committee

1990 – 1997 Psychiatric Consultant
Community Care Network

1993 - 1997 Associate Medical Director
Community Care Network

1993 – 1998 Board of Directors
Premier Mental Health Network

1993 - 1997 Vice President
Best Medical Group, Inc

1994 - 1996 Medical Director
Premier Mental Health Network

1994 - Present Board of Directors
Mercy Physicians Medical Group

1997- Present President
Best Medical Group, Inc.

2000-2000 Source Selection Committee for System of Care Lead Agency
County of San Diego

2000-2003 Health Systems Advisory Board San Diego County

PUBLICATIONS

Schwartz L and Munoz RA: Blood Sugar Levels in Patients Treated With Chlorpromazine.

American Journal of Psychiatry, 125:253-255, 1968.

Munoz RA, Dick E and Tuason VB:The Psychiatric Emergency Room Patterns of Service.

Comprehensive Psychiatry, 11:185 - 189, 1970.

Hearst ED, Munoz, RA and Tuason VB: Catatonia, Its Diagnostic Validity. Diseases of the Nervous System, 32: 345 - 456, 1971.

Munoz RA, Marten S, Gentry KA and Robbins E: Mortality Following a Psychiatric Emergency Visit An 18 Month Follow-up Study. American Journal of Psychiatry, 128:220-223, 1971

Robbins E, Munoz RA and Marten S: Primary and Secondary Affective Disorders. Zubin J and Freyhan FA (eds.). Disorders of Mood, The John S. Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1972.

Munoz RA, Kulak G, Marten S and Tuason VB: Simple and Hebephrenic Schizophrenia: a Follow-up Study. Rolf M, Robins LN and Pollack M (eds.) Life History Research in Psychopathology, Vol 2, The University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1972.

Marten S, Munoz RA and Robins E: Violence: Impact in a Community Mental Health Center. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 13:241-249, 1972.

Feighner JP,Robins E, Guze SB, Woodruff RA, Winokur G and Munoz, RA: Diagnostic Criteria for use in Psychiatric Research. Archives of General Psychiatry, 26:57-63, 1972.

Munoz RA: Group Interaction With "Undisturbed Children." Journal of School Health, 45;530-531, 1973.

Munoz RA: One Hundred Private Psychiatric Patients. Diseases of the Nervous System, 35:358-361 1974.

Munoz RA, Deviant Drinking and Driving. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Automotive Medicine, 1974.

Munoz RA, and Kuplic JL: Large Overdose of Trcyclic Antidepressants Treated With Physostigmine Salicylate. Psychosomatics, 16:77-78, 1975

Munoz RA and Fargo G: Rehabilitation and the Psychiatrist. Journal of Rehabilitation, March-April, 1975.

Munoz RA: Mental, Medical, and Social Problems in a Psychiatric Population. Psychosomatics, NO. 417:194-196, 1976.

Munoz RA: The Treatment of Tricyclic Intoxication. American Journal of Psychiatry, 133:1085-1087,1976.

Robins E, Gentry KA, Munoz RA and Marten S: Study and 18th Month Follow-up of 314 Psychiatric Emergency Room Patients: A Contrast of the Three More Common Illnesses With The Ten Less Common I. Characteristics of the Sample and Methods of Study. Arch of General Psychiatry, 34: 259-265,1977.

Robins E, Gentry KA, Munoz RA and Marten S: Study and 18th Month Follow-up of 314 Psychiatric Emergency Room Patient: A Contrast of the Three More Common Illnesses With The Ten Less Common II. Characteristics of Patients with the Three More Common Illnesses. Arch of General Psychiatry, 34: 269-281,1977.

Robins E, Gentry KA, Munoz RA and Marten S: Study and 18th Month Follow-up of 314 Psychiatric Emergency Room Patient: A Contrast of the Three More Common Illnesses With The Ten Less Common III. Findings at Follow -up. Arch of General Psychiatry, 34: 285-291,1977.

Munoz RA: A Comment on Frequency of Administration of ECT in a Private Hospital. Convulsive Therapy Bulletin With Tardive Dyskinesia Notes, 2:22, 1977.

Munoz RA: La Compassion y La Medicina. Hospital de Colombia, 20:23, 1977

Munoz RA: Problemas Mentales, Medicos Y Sociales de Pacientes

Admitidosa una Sala Psiquiatrica. Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatria, 6:73-78, 1977

Munoz RA: El Tratamiento de la Intoxicacion Por Ticiclicos. Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatria, 6:185-190, 1977.

Munoz RA: El 131 Congreso Anual de la Asocoacion Psiquiatrica Americana. Revista Colombiana De Psiquiatria, 7:330-33, 1978.

Munoz RA: Relaciones Entre Psiquiatras y Psicologos. Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatria,8:172-176,1978.

Munoz RA: The Psychiatrist as a Primary Physician. Psychiatric Opinion, 15:14-16, 1978.

Munoz RA and Morrison JR: 650 Private Psychiatric Patients. J Clin Psychiatry, 40:114-116, 1979

Munoz RA and Messnick B: Hospitalization of Elderly Patients for Acute Conditions.
J Am Geriatrics Society, 27: 415-417, 1979.

Munoz RA: Psychiatrists in General Hospitals (Editorial). J Clin Psychiatry, 40:12, 1979.

Munoz RA and Rich C: Undiagnosed Patients. J Clin Psychiatry, 41:260, 1980


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Summers WK, Munoz RA and Read MR: The Psychiatric Physical Examination:
Part I - Methodology. J Clin Psychiatry, 42: 95-98, 1981.

Summers WK, Munoz RA and Read MR: The Psychiatric Physical Examination:
Part II - Findings in 75 Unselected Psychiatric Patients. J. Clin Psychiatry, 42: 99-102, 1981.

Munoz RA (Editor): The Therapeutic Potential of Mood Disorders Clinics. New Directions for Mental Health Services. No. 23, Jossey-Bass, Inc. Publishers, San Francisco, California, 1984.

Munoz RA: Diagnostic Criteria for Anorexia Nervosa. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 7:215-221, 1984.

Munoz RA: Postpartum Psychosis as a Discrete Entity. J Clin Psychiatry, 46:182-184, 1985

Munoz RA: Clinical Basis for the Diagnosis of Bulimia Nervosa, in Larocca FE: Eating Disorders: Effective Care and Treatment. Vol I, Ishiyaku Euro-American Publishers, Inc.,
1985.

Munoz RA and Pitts FN: Is the Mission of the Journal Being Accomplished? (Editorial)
J Clin Psychiatry, 47:3, 1986.

Munoz, RA: and Madigan M: Graduates of Foreign Medical Schools in American Psychiatry.

Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 37:1021-1024, 1986.

Munoz RA and Amado H: Anorexia Nervosa: An Affective Disorder, in Larrocca FD:

Eating Disorders. Jossey-Bass, Inc., Publishers, San Francisco, California, 1986.

Munoz RA (Editor): Therapeutic Potential of Anxiety Disorders Clinics. Jossey-Bass, Inc., Publishers, San Francisco, California, 1986.

Munoz, RA, Amado H and Hyatt S: Breif Reactive Psychosis. J Clin Psychiatry, 48:324-327, 1987.

Munoz RA: Postpartum Psychosis. Nicholas M. Nelson (ed.). Current Therapy in

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine-22.B.C. Decker Inc. Philadelphia, 1990

Morrison J. And Munoz RA: Boarding Time: A Psychiatry Candidate’s Guide to the ABPN, Part II. American Psychiatric Press, 1990.

Munoz RA, Boddy P, Prime R and Munoz LA: Depression in the Hispanic Community:

Preliminary Findings In Hispanic General Medical Patients at a Community Health Center. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:115-120, 1990.

Munoz RA: Can Our Patients Hear? A Study of Hearing Among Out-Patient Psychiatric Patients. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:115-118. 1991.

Munoz RA and Munoz LA: Use of the Knowledge Scale (SKS) Among Psychology

Students and Patients Treated for Schizophrenia. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1992.

Singer SF, Weinstein RP, Munoz RA, Bayardo JF, Katz MR, and Saben LR:

Oseudocyesis in Organic Mood Disorders. Psychosomatics, 33:315-323, 1992.

Munoz RA: Evaluating Progress Among Hospitalized Patients with Psychosis. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1992.

Munoz RA, Winokur G and Rifkin, BG: A Naturalistic Study of Alprazolam’s Usage. Psychiatric Times, Oct. 1993.

Munoz RA: Organizing For Excellence - Even in Trying Times. San Diego Physician, Oct. 1993

Munoz RA : Changing from Employer-Based to Individual-Based Health Insurance. Psychiatric Times, June 1997.

Munoz RA: Episode of Depression and Physician Reimbursement - New Challenges for Psychiatry. In Winokur, G., The Feighner Criteria: Their Role in Psychiatric Progress. Churchill Communications North America, Secaucus, NJ, 1997.

Husain, SA, Munoz, RA, Balon, R International Medical Graduates in the United States: Challenges and Opportunities. American Psychiatric Press, Washington, D.C., 1997

Munoz RA: "A New Presidential Season". Psychiatric News June 5, 1998.

Munoz RA: "The APA Pentagon". Psychiatric News, June 19, 1998.

Munoz RA: "Preparing APA for the Next Millennium",. Psychiatric News, July 3, 1998.

Munoz RA: " The Science of Psychiatry", Psychiatric News, Jul;y 17, 1998.

Munoz RA: "Empowering Our Patients: A New System of Health Care Financing". Psychiatric News, August 7, 1998.

Munoz RA: "Consumerism and Mastery Among Our Patients". Psychiatric News, August 21, 1998.

Munoz RA: "Reaching Out to Minority Colleagues and Patients". Psychiatric News, September 4, 1998.

Munoz RA: "The Struggle Against Drug Addiction". Psychiatric News, September 18, 1998.

Munoz RA: "Who Could Know?". Newsweek, September 21, 1998.

Rosenheck R, Armstrong M, Callahan D, Dea R, Vecchio P, Flynn L, Fox R, Goldman H, Horvath T, Munoz RA: "Obligation to the Least Well Off in Setting Mental Health Service Priorities: A Consensus Statement". Psychiatric Services Vol. 49 No. 10, October 1998

Munoz RA: "Initiative on Schizophrenia to Educate Clinicians". Psychiatric News, October 2, 1998.

Munoz RA: "The Rectangular Curve and Psychiatric Care". Psychiatric News, October 16, 1998.

Munoz RA: "Response to the Presidental Address: Toward the APA of the Next Century." Am J Psychiatry 155:11, November 1998

Munoz RA: "Task Force on Somatic Therapies: Giving Our Best to Patients". Psychiatric News, November 6, 1998.

Munoz RA: "How Are We Doing". Psychiatric News, November 20, 1998.

Munoz RA: "Mind Games". LACMA: Physician, November, 1998

Munoz RA: "Vote and Help Steer APA’s Future". Psychiatric News, December 4, 1998.

Munoz RA: "Business Driven: Fighting Fire with Fire". Psychiatric News, December 18, 1998.

Munoz RA: "Sweatshops no more", The Wisconsin Psychiatrist, Vol. 39 No. 1, Winter 98-99

Munoz RA: "Testing the Limits of Managed Care in Court" San Diego Physician, January 1999 Vol 86, No 1

Munoz RA: "Welcome from the APA President" APA Worldwide Service: Publication of the Office of International Affairs Second Quarter, 1999

Munoz RA: "Cultural Issues and Access to Care in a Managed Care Environment – Implications for Hispanics" Psychiatric Practice & Managed Care Vol 5:9, Mar/June 1999

Munoz RA: "60 Second Symposium" Time Magazine, Vol. 153 No 10, page 26. March 1999

Munoz, RA, Mezzich, Juan, Ruiz, Pedro; "Mental Heatlh Care for Hispanic Americans: A Current Perspective",Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology 1999

Munoz, RA: Presidential Address: "A New APA for a New Century" Am J Psychiatry 156:10 October 1999

Munoz RA, Morrison, J: "Examining Psychiatrists and Other Trainees", Kaplan & Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, Seventh Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Vol. 2 53.2 3256-3271, 2000.

Munoz RA: "Psychopharmacoloic Nihilism," Psychiatric Times, A CME, Inc. Publication. Vol. XVII, No. 8 p. 25, 2000

Munoz RA: "Psychiatry at the Border," San Diego Physician June/July 2000

Munoz RA, Spurlock, Jeanne, et al: "Minorities and Mental Health" American Psychiatry After World War II 1944-1994 Chapter 25, pages: 594-611.

Munoz RA: "How Health Care Insurers Avoid Treating Mental Illness," San Diego Union Tribune, Opinion Page. May 22, 2002

Munoz & Morrison: Boarding Time The Psychiatry Candidate's New Guide to Part II of the ABPN Examination. American Psychiatric Press, 2003

Munoz, RA: "Against the Mutilation of Clinical Psychiatry" Psychiatry News Letters to the Editor , July 2004 Volume 39 Number 13 page 58

Munoz & Morrison: Boarding Time The Psychiatry Candidate's New Guide to Part II of the ABPN Examination, 3rd Edition American Psychiatric Press, 2003

Munoz RA, McBride M, Brnabic A, Lopez C, Hetem LA, Secin R, Duenas, H, et al: "Major Depressive disorder in Latin America: The relationship between depression severity, painful somatic symptoms, and quality of life" Journal of Affective Disorders. 86:93-98, 2005.

Munoz, RA. Dunner, David L., et al: Research Article. "Long-Term Tolerability and Effectiveness of duloxetine in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder." Depression and Anxiety 0:1- (2007)

Munoz, RA, Michael Bauer, et al: Journal of Affective Disorders. "Self-reported data from patients with bipolar disorder: Frequency of brief depression." (2007)

Munoz, RA, Michael Bauer, et al: Journal of Affective Disorders. "reported data from patients with bipolar disorder: Impact on minimum episode length for hypomania." (2007)

Munoz, RA, ­ American Journal of Psychiatry. "The NIMH Genetics of Schizophrenia in Latino Populations." (2008)

Kendler K, Munoz RA, Murphy G, "The Development of the Feighner Criteria: A Historical Perspective". Am J Psychiatry . Pages 1-9 December 2009.

Escamilla, M., Hare E., Dassori A., Peralta JM, Ontiveros A., Nicolini H, Raventos H, Medina R., Mendoza R., Jerez A., Munoz RA, Almasy L., et al: "A Schizophrenia Gene Locus on Chromosome 17q21 in a New Set of Families of Mexican and Central American Ancestry: Evidence From the NIMH Genetics of Schizophrenia in Latino Populations Study" Am J Psychiatry . 166:442-449 (2009)

Munoz, RA, "The golden years of psychiatry are in the future" World Psychiatry . 9:31-32,2010.

Glenn, T., Bauer, M., Rasgon, N., Marsh, W., Sagduyu, K., Munoz,RA., Whybrow, P., "Association Between Median Family Income and Self-Reported Mood in Bipolar Disorder" 2010 APA Annual Meeting.

Bauer, M., Glenn, T., Rasgon, N., Marsh, W., Sagduyu, K., Munoz, RA., Whybrow, C. "The Association Between Age of Onset and Mood in Bipolar Disorder: Comparing Subgroups Identified by Cluster Analysis and Clinical Observation" 2010 APA Annual Meeting

PUBLICACIONES

Munoz RA: La Compassion y La Medicina. Hospital de Colombia , 20:23, 1977

Munoz RA: Problemas Mentales, Medicos Y Sociales de Pacientes Admitidosa una Sala Psiquiatrica. Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatria , 6:73-78, 1977

Munoz RA: El Tratamiento de la Intoxicacion Por Ticiclicos. Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatria , 6:185-190, 1977.

Munoz RA: El 131 Congreso Anual de la Asociacion Psiquiatrica Americana. Revista Colombiana De Psiquiatria , 7:330-33, 1978.

Munoz RA: Relaciones Entre Psiquiatras y Psicologos. Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatria ,8:172-176,1978.

Munoz RA y Rodriguez RF: Crisis Medica en la Comunidad de Habla Espanola. Medico Inter-Americano, 6:18-22, 1987,

Munoz RA: El Medico Primario y El Paciente Psiquiatrico. Medico Inter-Americano,3;58-67, 1988.

Munoz RA: Depresion; Un Diagnostico Comm, Curable y Severo en la Medicina General. Medico Inter-Americano, 10:42-43.1992.

Munoz, RA: El Diagnostico de la Depresion. Medico Inter-Americano, 12:30-31,1992.

Munoz, RA: El Tratamiento de la Depresion. Medico Inter-Americano, 2:33-34, 1993.

Munoz, RA: Ansiedad y Depresion. Medico Inter-Americano, 1:28-29, 1993.

Munoz, RA: "El Estres Es Mas Peligroso De Lo Que Usted Se Imagina", Medic De Familia, Vol. IV No 37.

Munoz RA: "Creo en la mision social de la medicina" Medico Interamericano Vol 17 No 7 Julio, 1998

Munoz, RA: "Los cambios en los sistemas de salud" Medico Interamericano Vol 18 No 12 December, 1999

Munoz, RA: "Las Trastornos de la Alimentacion" Medico Interamericano Vol 19 No 12 December, 1999

Munoz & Martin: Fuego & Hielo Entra Las Latinas Hilton Publishing Company, Inc. 2003


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BOOK REVIEWS

"Diagnosis and Drug Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders,"Klein DF, et al: J Clin Psychiatry, 42:406, 1981.

"Cross Cultural Psychiatry," Gaw A, et al: J Clin Psychiatry, 43:435, 1982.

"Psychiatry Around the Globe - Trans-cultural View,"Leff J: J Clin Psychiatry, 43:508, 1982

"Culture, Mind, and Therapy," Tseng W and McDaormott JF: J Clin Psychiatry,44:83, 1983.

"Short-term Psychotherapies for Depression," Rush AJ: J Clin Psychiatry, 44:118, 1983.

"Medically Speaking: English for the Medical Profession," Sandler PL: Annals of Internal Medicine, 100:929, 1984.

"Your Parents’ Keeper: A Handbook of Psychiatric Care for the Elderly," Lieff Jd: J AM Geriatrics Society, 33:572, 1985.

"A DSM-III Casebook of Differential Therapeutics," Perry S, Frances A and Clarkin J: J Clin Psychiatry, 47: 568, 1986.

"Suicide in the Elderly: A Practitioner’s Guide to Diagnosis and Mental Health Intervention," Osgood J: J AM Geriatrics Society, 1986.

"The Duke Longitudinal Studies of Normal Aging 1955-1980: Overview of History, Design, And Findings." J AM Geriatrics Society, 1986.

"The Role of Drug Treatment for Eating Disorders," Garfinkel PE and Garner DM: J Clin Psychiatry, 49:9, 1988.

"The Deposition Guide: A Practical Handbook for Witnesses." Johnson LG: J Clin Psychiatry, 49:9, 1988

"The Etiology of Elder Abuse by Adult Offspring." Anetzberger GJ: J AM Geriatrics Society,36:1169, 1988.

"Delivering Mental Health Care: A Guide for HMOs." Boaz JT: J Clin Psychiatry,50:110, 1989.

"Chronobiology and Psychiatric Disorders." Halaris A: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1:69-73,1989.

"Depression and Mania." Georgotas A Cancro R: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1:72, 1989.

"Directive Group Therapy." Kaplan K: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1:73, 1989.

"Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine: A Textbook for Students and Doctors ."Macleod J, Edwards C and Bouchier I: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1:1. 1989.

"Psychiatric Diagnosis, 4th Ed." Goodwin DW and Guze SB: Annals Clin Psychiatry,1:131, 1989.

"Electroconvulsive Therapy." Abrams R: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1:131-132, 1989.

"Alcohol and the Writer." Goodwin DW: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1: 132-133, 1989

"Handbook of Psychiatric Differential Diagnosis." Edited by Soreff SM and McNeil GN: Annals Clin Psychiatry 1:133 - 134, 1989.

"The Key To Genius: Manic Depression and the Creative Life." Hershman DJ and Lieb J: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1:134-135, 1989.

"The Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders." Edited by Cooper B: Annals Clin Psychiatry,1:135, 1989.

"Memoirs of My Nervous Illness." Schreber DP: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1:207, 1989.

"A Practical Guide for the Amateur Naturalist." Durrell G: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1:208, 1989.

"A Clinician’s Companion: A Study Guide for Effective and Humane Patient Care." Alpert JS and Witteberg SM: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1:209, 1989.

"Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine: A Textbook for Students and Doctors, 15th Ed." Macleod J, Edwards C and Bouchier I: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1:209-210,1989.

"Take Heart. The Life and Prescription for Living of Paul Dudley White, The World’s Premier Cardiologist." Oglesby P: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 1:271, 1989.

"The Doctors." Segal E: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:73-75, 1990.

"Legal Issues in the Private Practice of Psychiatry." Klein JI, Macbeth JE, and Omek JN: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:73-75, 1990.

"Avoiding Medical Malpractice." Bernstein AH: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 73-75, 1990.

"The Blame Game." O’Connell J and Kelly CB: Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:73-75, 1990.

"NeuroBehavioral Recovery From Head Injury." Levin HS, Grafman J and Eisenberg HM. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:147-149, 1990.

"A Research Method for the Study of Psychological and Psychiatric Aspects of Disaster." Raphel B, Lundin T and Weisaeth L. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:147-149, 1990.

"Is Alcoholism Hereditary?". DW Goodwin, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:147-149, 1990.

"Odd Perceptions." RL Gregory. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:147-149, 1990

"Serendipity: Accidental Discoveries in Science." RM Roberts. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:147-149, 1990.

"Chaos: Making a New Science."J Gleick. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2 147 - 149, 1990.

"Nothing to be Ashamed Of: Growing Up With Mental Illness in Your Family." SH Dinner. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:147-149, 1990.

"Notes on Eliciting and Recording Clinical Information." 2nd ed. GFM Russell, RJ Jacoby, LB Cambell, AD Isaacs, AE Farmer, JC Gunn, M Pendergast, NL Holden and E Taylor. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:147-149, 1990.

"The Natural History of Schizophrenia." Monograph Supplement 15. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2147-149,1990.

"Cardiovascular Effects and Toxicity of Anxiolytics and Antidepressants," Jefferson. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:147-149, 1990.

"Mental Health Problems in Old Age: A Reader." Gearing B, Johnson M, and Heller TC: J Am Geriatrics Soc, 8:961-962, 1990.

"Study of the Cardiovascular Effects of Antidepressants." SJ Warrington, C. Padgham and M. Lader. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:225, 1990.

"Psychiatry for the House Officer. 3rd Ed." DA Tomb. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:225-226, 1990.

"Handbook of Clinical Drug Data, 6th Ed." JE Knoben and PO Anderson, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:226, 1990.

"Complete Guide to Prescription and Non-Prescription Drugs." HW Griffith. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:226-227, 1990.

"Unnatural Death: Confessions of a Medical Examiner." MM Baden. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 2:226-227, 1990.

"Intoxication: Life in Pursuit of Artificial Paradise." RK Sidgel. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:169-175, 1991.

"Drug Abuse Treatment: A Natural Study of Effectiveness." R Hubbard, ME Marsden, JV Rachel, HJ Harwood, ER Cavanuagh, and HM Ginzberg. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:169-175, 1991.

A Concise Guide to Laboratory Diagnostic Testing in Psychiatry." R.B. Rosse, AA Giese, SI Deutch, and JM Morihisa. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:169-175, 1991.

"Common Diagnostic Tests: Use and Interpretation." HC Sox. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3-169-175, 1991.

"Social Order/Mental Disorder: Angle-American Psychiatry in Historical Perspective." A Scull, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:169-175, 1991.

"The Loony Bin Trip." K Millett. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:169-175, 1991.

"Is Alcoholism Hereditary?" DW Goodwin, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:263, 1991.

"Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 11th Edition: Pocket Handbook." E Braunwald, KJ Isselbacher, RG Peterdorf, JD Wilson, J.B. Martin, and AS Fausci., 3:347-352, 1991.Annals Clin Psychiatry

"The Merck Manual of Geriatrics." WB Abrams and R Berkow. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:347-352, 1991.

"Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry." HI Kaplan and BJ Sadock. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:347-352, 1991.

The Survivors: Five Stories of Depression and Manic-Depression." B Hill. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:347-352, 1991.

The Kinsey Institute New Report on Sex: What You Must Know to be Sexually Literate."

JM Reinisch and R Beasley. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:347-352,1991.

"Overcoming Panic Attacks: Strategies to free Yourself From the Anxiety Trap." S Babior and

C Goldman. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:347-352, 1991.

"Worlds of the Mentally Ill: How Deinstitutionalization Works in the City." Dan Lewis, Stephanie Riger, Helen Rosenberg, Hendrik Wagnaar, Arthur Lurigio, and Susan Reed. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:347-352,1991.

"Treatment Strategies For Refractory Depression." S P Roose, and AH Glassman. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:347-352, 1991.

"Head First: The Biology of Hope and the Healing Power of the Human Spirit." N Cousins. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:347-352, 1991.

"The Healing Brain: A Scientific Reader." R Ornstein and C Swenencionis. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:347-352, 1991.

"Follies & Fallacies in Medicine." Petr Skrabanek and James McCormick.Annals Clin Psychiatry, 4:309-311, 1992.

"Psychiatry: Past Reflection-Future Visions." R Ornstein and C Swencionis. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 4:67-75, 1992.

"Benzodiazepines in Clinical Practice: Risks and Benefits." Edited by PP Roy-Byrne and DS Cowley. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 4:67-75, 1992.

"Benzodiazepines Dependence, Toxicity, and Abuse." A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 3:67-75, 1992.

Manual of Clinical Pharmacology, 2nd Ed." A F Schatzberg and J O Cole. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 4:67-75, 1992.

"Treating Drug Problems, Vol 1." The Committee for the Substance Abuse Coverage Study. Division of Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine. Dean R. Gerstein and Hendrick J. Harwood ,(ed). Annals Clin Psychiatry, 4:67-75, 1992

"Cocaine: The Great White Plague." GG Nahas. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 4:67-75, 1992.

"An Ounce of Prevention: Strategies for Solving Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drug Problems." D Cahalan. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 4:67-75, 1992.

"Seizing Opportunities: Report of the Inter-American Commission on Drug Policy." Annals Clin Psychiatry, 4:67-75, 1992.

"Integrating Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy." Edited by BD Beitman, M.D., and GL Klerman,. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 4:67-75, 1992.

"Working with Difficult People." Muriel Solomon. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 4:67-75, 1992.

"The Business of Medicine." G Gitnick, F Rothenberg, and JL. Weiner. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 4:67-75, 1992.


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"Why Psychiatry in a Branch of Medicine." S Guze,. Annals Clin Psychiatry, 5:141-147, 1993.

"I’m Dysfunctional, You’re Dysfunctional." W Kaminer, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 5: 141-147, 1993.

"A Question of Character: A Life of John F. Kennedy." T Reeves, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 5: 141-147, 1993.

"Eyewitness: A Personal Account of the Unraveling of the Soviet Union." V Pozner, Annals Clinical Psychiatry, 5:141-147,1993.

"Where the Buck Stops: The Personal and Private Writing of Harry S. Truman." M Truman, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 5:141-147, 1993.

"The Brain Has A Mind of its Own." R Restak, M.D.., Annals Clinical Psychiatry, 5:141-147, 1993.

"Utilization Management - A Handbook for Psychiatrists." Committee of Managed Care of the American Psychiatric Association, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 5:141-147, 1993.

"Panic Control After Surgery. A Patient’s Guide." US Dept. Of Health and Human Services. Public Health Services, Annals Clinical Psychiatry, 5:141-147, 1993.

"Psychiatric Services To Mentally Retarded and Developmentally Disabled Persons - Report 30." American Psychiatric Association, Annals Clinical Psychiatry, 5:141-147, 1993.

"Psychiatric Malpractice: Cases and Comments for Clinicians." RI Simon, and RL Sadoff, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 5:141-147, 1993.

"Psychiatry and Law for Clinicians." RI Simon, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 5:141-147, 1993.

"The Medical Interview: The Three-Function Approach." R Leon, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 5:141-147, 1993.

"Psychiatric Interviewing, A Primer, 2nd Edition." R Leon, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 5:141-147, 1993.

Evaluation of the Psychiatric Patient, A Primer." SL. Halleck, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 5:141-147, 1993.

"Menninger - The Family and the Clinic." LJ Freidman, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 5:141 - 147, 1993.

"Clinician Saftey."Task Force Report 33. American Psychiatric Association, 1992, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"Drug Consultation and Interaction Guide." M Rathgeber, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"Medical-Psychiatric Practice, Volume II." Edited by Alan Stoudemire, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"Treatment of Mental Disorders: A Review of Effectiveness." Edited By Norman Sartorius, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64.

"Residents Guide to Treatment of People With Chronic Mental Illness." By The Group For the Advancement of Psychiatry, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64 1994.

"Touched with Fire." K Redfield - Jamison, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55 - 64 1994.

"Anatomy of a Psychiatric Illness-Healing the Mind and the Brain." K Russell Ablow, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"The Clinical Science of Electroconvulsive Therapy." Edited by E Coffey, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"Psychological Aspects of Women’s Health Care." Edited by D Stewart, Annals Clinical Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"Your Memory: How it Works and How to Improve It, 2nd Edition." K Highbee, Annals of Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"Aiding Older Adults with Memory Complaints." F Scogin, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"A Little Book of Doctors’ Rules." Clifton Meador, Annals Clin. Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"Clinical Manual of Supportive Psychotherapy." P Novalis, Annals Clinical Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64 1994.

"New Applications of Interpersonal Psychotherapy." G Klerman, Annals Clinical Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"Drugs of Choice." Revised Edition. Edited by M Abramowitz, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1964

"Pocket guide to Commonly Prescribed Drugs." G Levine, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"Nice Guys Finish Seventh." R Keyes, Annals of Clin. Psychiatry, 6:1 55-64, 1994.

"Pathological Grief - Maladaptation to Loss." S Jacobs, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:2 143-146, 1994.

"Chronic Fatigue and Related Immune Deficiency Syndromes." P Goodnick and N Klimas, Annals Clinical Psychiatry, 6:2 143-146, 1994.

"Panic Anxiety and its Treatment." G Kleman, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 6:2 143-146, 1994.

"Multiple Personalities, Multiple Disorders: Psychiatric Classification and Media Influence." C North, Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 6:2 143-145, 1994.

"Psychosocial,Treatment Research in Psychiatry." A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association, 1993. Annals of Clin Psychiatry, 6:2 143-146, 1994.

"State Mental Hospital and the Elderly." A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association, 1993. Annals Clin. Psychiatry, 6:2 143-146, 1994.

"Dead Men Do Tell Tales." W. Maples, Annals of Clin Psychiatry, 7:1 43-44, 1995.

"You Don’t Have to Suffer. A Complete Guide to Relieving Cancer Pain for Patients and Their Families." S. Lang, .Annals of Clin Psychiatry, 7:1 43-44, 1995.

"The Medical Basis of Psychiatry." Edited by G. Winokur, Annals of Clin Psychiatry, 7:1 43-44, 1995.

"The Abuse Excuse." A. Dershowitz, Annals of Clin Psychiatry, 7:3 151-154, 1995.

"Victims of Memory- Incest Accusations and Shattered Lives."M. Pendergrast, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 8:1 43-47, 1996.

"The ECT Handbook- The Second Report of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Special Committee on ECT." Council Report CR 39, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 8:1 43-47, 1996.

"Physician’s Drug Handbook, 6th ed." Springhouse Corp.Annals of Clin Psychiatry, 8:4 223, 1996

"The Psychiatric Drug Handbook." Barry Guze, .Annals of Clin Psychiatry, 8:4 223, 1996.

The Psychiatric Clinics of North America Annual of Drug Therapy, Vol. 2." J. Jefferson, Annals of Clin Psychiatry, 8:4 223, 1996

"Biological Psychiatry, 2nd Edition." Michael Trimble, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 9:1 67-69,1997.

"Integrated Mental Health Services- Modern Community Psychiatry."

William Breakey, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 9:1 67-69, 1997.

"Confronting Death- Values, Institutions and Human Mortality."D Moller, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 9:2 117-123, 1997.

"Interpersonal Factors in the Origin and Course of Affective Disorders." C. Mundt, Annals Clin Psychiatry, 9:2 117-123, 1997

"An Introduction to the Psychotherapies, 3rd Ed." Sidney Bloch, Annals of Clin Psychiatry, 9:2 117-123, 1997

"Treatment Effectiveness Handbook." Howard Pikoff, Annals of Clin Psychiatry, 9:2 117-123, 1997

"Rethinking Ethnicity and Health Care: A Sociocultural Perspective." Grace Xuequin Ma, Ph.D. Am J Psychiatry, 158:1, January 2001.

"American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders: Compendium 2000." Washington , D.C., APA 2000, 738 pp. Am J Psychiatry, 159:6, June 2002

"Bipolar Disorders: Basic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications." Edited by Jair C. Soares and Samuel Gershon. New York, Marcel Dekker, 2000, 600 pp. Am J Psychiatry, 159:8, August 2002.

"Bush on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President" by Dr. Justin A. Frank. HarperCollins Publishers, 2004 Clinical Psychiatry News. Books, The Children of the Brain, October 2004

"On Death and Dying" Elizabeth Kubler-Ross. 1969. Clinical Psychiatry News Books, The Children of the Brain, November 2004.

"The Truth About Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It". Marsha Angell, M.D. , Random House, 2004. Clinical Psychiatry News Books, The Children of the Brain December 2004.

"Clinician's Guide to Cultural Psychiatry" Wen-Shing Tseng. Boston , Academic Press, 2003 512pp. Am J Psychiatry 162: 1041-1042, May 2005

"Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America " New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2001 Clinical Psychiatry News Books: The Children of the Brain, January 2005

"The Promise of Sleep" William Dement, M.D., Ph.D.: New York : Delacorte Press, 1999 Clinical P sychiatry News Books: The Children of the Brain, February 2005

"Exuberance: The Passion for Life" Kay Redfield Jamison New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2004 Clinical Psychiatry News Books: The Children of the Brain, April 2005

"Acquainted with the Night: A Parent's Quest to Understand Depression and Bipolar Disorder in His Children" Paul Raeburn: New York : Broadway Books 2004 Clinical Psychiatry News Books: The Children of the Brain, May 2005

"Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart: Thirty True Things You Need to Know Now" Gordon Livingston, M.D. New York : Marlowe & Co, 2004 Clinical Psychiatry News Books: The Children of the Brain, June 2005

"Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking" Malcolm Gladwell New York : Little, Brown, & Co. 2005 Clinical Psychiatry News Books: The Children of the Brain, July 2005

"The Last Well Person: How to Stay Well Despite the Health-Care System" Nortin Hadler, M.D. Montreal and Kingston ( Ontario ): McGill Queen's University Press, 2004 Clinical Psychiatry News Books: The Children of the Brain August 2005

"The Liars' Club: A Memoir" Mary Karr New York : Viking Penguin, 1995 Clinical Psychiatry News Books: The Children of the Brain, September 2005


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PRESENTATIONS:

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
1998 Presidents’ Forum

AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL MEETINGS - SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

1969 Violence: Impact in a Community Mental Health Center
1971 Mortality After a Psychiatric Emergency Room Visit
1973 Current Developments in Electrosleep
1974 Private Psychiatric Practice : A Challenge
1975 Accountability in Private Practice
1976 Electrotherapy in Private Practice
1977 Psychiatry and Primary Care
1978 CPR for Psychiatrists
1979 CPR for psychiatrists
1980 CPR for Psychiatrists
1981 CPR for Psychiatrists
Physical Examination in Psychiatry
1982 CPR for Psychiatrists
1983 CPR for Psychiatrist
"FMG’s: Quo Vadis? Current Problems of FMG’s"
1984 CPR for Psychiatrists
APA Council on National Affairs:
"Alphabet Anarchy: DRGs, PPOs,etc - Impact on Patients and Providers"
"FMG’s: Past Achievements and Current Challenges"
APA Forum: "FMG’s in the APA
1985 CPR for Psychiatrists
"APA and the FMG"S"
"The Need for Certification"
1986 "The Exploitation of FMG’S in State Hospitals"
1987 "The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Oral Examination"
1988 "Fairness in the Selection of ABPN Examiners
1989 "The Future of Psychotherapy in Private Practice"
"Mental Illness: Stigma Among Latin America"
"The APA’s International Medical Scholars Program"
1990 "Impact of Cocaine in the Americas"
"Cultural Aspects in Psychiatric Care"
1991 Co-Chair: "Under the Volcano"
Alcoholism in Mexico: Juan Ramon de la Fuente, M.D. Lecturer
1992 "Patient Rights Under Managed Care and Beyond"
Workshop: "Membership issues Relevant to District Branch Officers and Staff"
1993 "Preparing for the ABPN Part II Oral Examination"
Workshop: "Uninsured and Access to Care: A Case for Hispanics"
1994 "NAFTA: Potential and Opportunities in Psychiatry"
1995 "Limited Access of Hispanics to Mental Health"
"IMG’s Difficulties in Obtaining Certification"
1996 - "From the Bedside to the Market Place - Challenges in Health Care Financing"
1997 "The Impact of New HIV Treatments on Psychiatry."
1997 "HIV and Hispanics : Sociocultural Considerations."
1997 "The Politics of Mental Health Care : 1997."
1997 "Advances in the Pharmacotherapy of serious Mental Illness in the Era of Managed Care."
1998 Industry Supported Symposium 7
Discussant "Mood Disorders in Schizophrenia: United States and European Perspectives"
1998 Official Opening Session, Response of the President – Elect
1998 Residents’ Session, Meet the Experts: Sunny Side –up Co – Chairperson
1998 CME Courses 44 – 49, Discussion group1 "Psychiatry in the Year 2010"
1998 Convocation of Fellows, Induction of Fellows
1998 Component Workshop 19, Recruitment and Retention,APA Membership Committee,Participant
1998 Symposium 49, "Single Payer or Competition? Canadian and United States Views",Discussant
1998 Symposium 89, French and American : Vive La Difference!,B. "Is There a Cultural Psychiatry in America?"
1998 Issue Workshop 116, "HIV and Hispanics : Treatment and Prevention", Participant
1998 Forum 10, "Prescription of Medicine by Nonphysicians: Concern for the Public Welfare and Political Pressures", Participant
1998 Symposium 102, "Bipolarity and Comorbidity : Clinical Management",Discussant
1999 Residents’ Session, "Meet the Experts: Sunny Side-Up", Chair
1999 Component Workshop 6, "Psychiatry’s Future: Meeting Business’s Unmet Needs", Co-Chair
1999 Forum 2, "The Globalization of Psychiatry: Challenges and Opportunities.", Co-Chair
1999 Convocation of Fellows, Presentation of Special Presidential Commendations
1999 Component Workshop 28, "Recruitment and Retention: It’s Everyone’s Job!", Participant
1999 Presidential Symposium, "State Medicaid Programs: Access and Quality for Mental Health Care", Chair
1999 Symposium 44, "Prescribing Psychotrophics for Diverse Populations", Co-Chair
1999 Symposium 46, "Bipolar Disorder: From Research to the Complexities of Clinical Care", Discussant
1999 Forum 8, "Ethics and Human Rights: An International Perspective.", Chair
2000 Component Workshop 16, "Implementing the Recovery Paradigm and Best Practices for Persons with Serious Mental Illness"
2000 Symposium 13, "Leadership in Organized Psychiatry"
2000 Component Workshop 21, "ABPN Examiners and ABPN Examinees"
2000 Symposium 45, "The First Interview"
2000 Component Workshop 33, "International Medical Graduates: Career Choices"
2000 Lecture 21, APA’s Simon Bolivar Award Lecture: "The Shaky Foundation of Managed Care"
2000 Telecommunication Session 4, "Office of the Future"
2000 Forum 10, "Substance Abuse: An International Perspective"
2001 Forum 4, "Substance Abuse in the Severely Mentally Ill", Chair
2002 Component Workshop 18, "Psychiatric Casualties in the Mental Health of Hispanic Immigrants", Participant
2002 Symposium 17, "Practicing Psychiatry in 2002", Chair
2002 Component Workshop 24, "Survivor Mur: Who Gets Voted In?", Participant
2002 Symposium 49, "Global Psychiatry and Patients' Rights: Informed Consent", Chair
2002 Forum 11, "Latin America", Chair
2002 Issue Workshop 100, "Towards Global Decriminalization of Drug Addiction", Co-Chair
2003 Forum 1, "Working with Organized Medicine: The AMA and State Medical Societies"
2003 Symposium 7, "Practicing Psychiatry in 2003"
2003 Issue Workshop 86, "Going Public Over Patient Privacy"
2004 Presidential Symposium "Reconstructing Postwar Mental Health Services" Co-Chair
2004 Issue Workshop 18 "Psychiatry Research Perspectives in Latin America" Co-Chair
2004 Issue Workshop 25 "Drug Abuse and Mental Health Treatment in Lieu of Imprisonment" Chair
2004 Component Workshop 24 "Universal Health Care and Other Models Participant
2004 Symposium 31 "Practice Guidelines, Quality Indicators, Practice Research Network: An International View" Discussant
2005 Component Workshop 9 "U.S. Research and Services Bridge with Latin America Co-Chair
2005 Symposium 20 "The End of the Biopsychosocial Model? An Assessment and Alternatives Co-Chp.
2005 Special Session "Global Disasters: Psychiatric Medicine and Public Health Challenges" Co-Chp.
2005 Issue Workshop 58 "Clinical Decisions: Guidelines, Indicators, and Algorithms Co-Chp.
2005 Symposium 81 "Cultural Aspects of Psychiatric Disgnosis: Toward a New Classification Co-Chp.
2005 Issue Workshop 96 "Penal Justice and Injustice" Chair
2005 Symposium 91 "Psychotherapy is Universally Future Oriented" Chair
2006 Symposium 23 "Science, Diagnoses, and the Clinician" Chair
2006 Component Workshop 22 "You Can be Leaders Too: A Workshop for IMGS and Minorities Participant
2006 Component Workshop 35 "European Psychiatry: Health and Mental Health Policy after the Helsinki Summit" Co-Chair
2006 Component Workshop 44 "Global Psychiatry: Establishing Formal and Informal Mental Health Exchanges" Participant
2006 Forum 14 "Addressing Psychiatric Needs in Asia" Participant
2006 Symposium 78 "Depression Management Experience in Private Versus Public Psychiatric Practices" Participant
2006 Symposium 103 "International Cooperation in Regional Psychiatric Programs" Participant
2006 Symposium 114 International Perspective on Quality Improvement Initiatives" Discussant
2007 "Basic Concepts in Palliative Care for Psychiatrists"
2008 Symposium 67 "DSM-V Philosophical and Clinical Considerations" Participant
2008 Symposium 90 "DSM-V Research to Clinical Issues" Participant
2009 Symposium 52 "Me-too" Medications, Really" Participant
2010 Workshop Psychiatric Care in Latin America: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives Chair
2010 Lecture Lecturer Dr. Eve Johnstone from UK "Highlights and Lessons from 40+ Years in Psychiatry" Chair
2010 Research The Association Between Age of Onset and Mood in Bipolar Disorder:Comparing Subgroups Identified by Cluster Analysis and Clinical Observation Chair
2010 Research Association Between Median Family Income and Self-Reported Mood in Bipolar Disorder Chair

ALBERT EINSTEIN MEDICAL CENTER-PHILADELPHIA, PA
1997 "Liability in Psychiatry"

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR AUTOMOTIVE MEDICINE
1974 "Drinking Drivers in an Alcoholism Program"

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
1998 "Current Financing of Healthcare in the Aging Population"

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRISTS
1976 "The Reactive Psychosis"
1985 "The Physical Examination in Psychiatry"
1994 "Facts and Fallacies in Managed Care"
1995 " Practicing in the Year 2,000"
1996 "Working with Patient’s Families and Managed Care"
1997 "Changing Employer Based Health Initiatives"

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ADDICTION MEDICINE
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

1998 "Financing of Health Care"

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY
CORONADO, CALIFORNIA

1998 Policy Dialogue I
Psychiatric Society Presidents’ Colloquim
Organized Psychiatry’s Agenda for Adolescents:
"Obtaining Access and Assuring Competent Care"

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PSYCHIATRISTS
1986 " III International Symposium - Merida, Mexico"
1988 " IV International Symposium - Rio De Janero, Brazil, Affective Disorders Among Hispanics"
1992 International Symposium - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, "Psychiatry and the New Pan-American Common Market, North-South Interaction - The APA Role"

AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
46TH INSTITUTE ON H &CP

1994 "Health care Reform and the Hispanic Patient"
1994 " Passing the Oral Boards"

AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
50TH INSTITUTE ON H &CP

1998 "Presidential Address"
1999 "Discussions with Members of the APA Board of Trustees"

AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
57TH INSTITUTE ON H &CP

2005 Workshops:
"Treating Depression in the Community"
"Quality Indicators in the Treatment of Depression"
"Rehabilitation in Lieu of Imprisonment for Drug Related Offenses: The Challenges"
"Addressing the Behavioral Health Needs of the Medically Under-served: Integrating
Mental Health Services into the Primary Care Setting"
"Disparities in Leadership and Competencies: International Medical Graduates and Minority Psychiatrists"

ARIZONA PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY’S
PHOENIX PSYCHIATRIC SYMPOSIUM - PHOENIX, ARIZONA

1991 - "Treatment of Depression in the Hispanic Patient"

ARMED FORCES HOSPITAL
BRASILIA, BRAZIL

1997 " Funding of Mental Health Services in the Americas"

ASSOCIAN PSIQUIATRIC DE LATINAMERICA
2002 "Somatic Manifestations in Major Depression

BASH 7TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE - DEACONESS HOSPITAL
1989 "The Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis"

BRAZILIAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
1997 " Funding of Mental Health Services in the Americas"

THE BRONX DISTRICT BRANCH
AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION

1997 "Employee Initiatives in Health Care."

BROOKDALE HOSPITAL - NEW YORK
1997 "New Challenges in the Management of Psychiatric Patients"

CALIFORNIA HISPANIC - AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
THE CALIFORNIA HISPANIC’S HEALTH OUTLOOK - SAN JOSE

1990 "Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care: A New Approach, Treatment issues in the Anxious and Agoraphobic Patient"

CALIFORNIA HISPANIC AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF HISPANIC AMERICAN MEDICAL
ASSOCIATION THE NATIONAL AGENDA - LOS ANGELES

1991 "Prominent Changes in the Latino Family Structure Along the Border", "Symposium on Anxiety Disorders"
1992 "Symposium on Anxiety Disorders"

CALIFORNIA HISPANIC AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION & THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY
FIRST BORDER HEALTH CONFERENCE - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

1991 "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Hispanic Community"

CALIFORNIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL BORDER HEALTH CONFERENCE - SAN DIEGO

1990 "Prominent Changes in the Latino Family Structure Along the Border"
1997 "Changing from Employer-Based to Individual-Based Health Insurance"

CANCER SURVIVORSHIP SAN DIEGO
2002 "Psycho-Social Aspects for Spanish Speaking Cancer Patients "

CLINICA MONSERRATT - BOGOTA, COLOMBIA
1983 "The Use of Psychotropics in Affective Disorders"

COLOMBIAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
1978 "Diagnosis in Modern Psychiatry"
1992 "Diagnosis in Psychiatry: Evaluation of Psychosis in the Hospital Setting"
1993 " Psychiatric Nosology DSM IV"
1997 "Rehabilitation of Schizophrenic Patients"

COLORADO PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY
DENVER,COLORADO

1998 "Financing of Healthcare"

XV CONGRESO ARGENTINO DE PSIQUIATRIA
1999 Conferencia Internacional 006, Indicadores de la Calidad en la Atencion Psiquiatrica
1999 Actividad Especial 005, Symposium of the Interamerican Council of Psychiatric Organizations

XII CONGRESO ARGENTINO Y VII CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL
DE PSIQUIATRIA DE LASE, PSICOLOGIA MEDICA Y PSICOTERAPIA

1999 Expositor Plenario : " Paradigmas de la Salud Mental: Presente y Futuro", "La psiquistria del ano 2000 en EEUU"

XXXII CONGRESO NATIONAL DE PSYCHIATRIA
MEDILLIN, COLOMBIA

1993 "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Hispanics"

XVI CONGRESS OF THE WORLD ASSOCIATION FOR SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY
VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA

2000 "Managing the Process of Change – The American Psychiatric Association Experience", Chair

XVII CONGRESO NACIONAL DE LA ASOCIACION PSIQUIATRIC MEXICAN
2002 "Psiquiatria, Eje Del Conocimiento de la Conciencia & La Evolucion del Hombre"


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CURRENT HEALTH TOPICS AMONG THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY
ORANGE COUNTY

2002 "Depression among Hispanic"

AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
2008 DSM-V Research to Clinical Issues
DSM-V Philosophical and Clinical Considerations

FEDERACTION MEDICA DE BAJA CALIFORNIA, A.C.
1999 "Depression"

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY- ST LOUIS
1997 Samuel B. Guze Lecture

GLAXO SMITH KLINE: SPECIAL POPULATIONS ADVISORY BOARD
LOS ANGELES, CA

2003 "How Race and Culture Effect the Treatment of Mental Illness"

GLAXO SMITH KLINE
2007 "Long-term management of Bipolar I Disorder"

HARLEM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - NEW YORK
1997 "Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in Primary Clinics

HOWARD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
1994 "Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression among Hispanic Patients"

INDO - AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
1997 "Changing from Employer-Based to Individual-Based Health Insurance "

57th INSTITUTE ON PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES
2005 "Financing Psychiatric Care "

INTERAMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS
FOURTH HISPANIC MEDICAL CONGRESS - LOS ANGELES

1989 "Anxiety Disorders Among Hispanics"

INTERAMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS
NINTH HISPANIC MEDICAL CONGRESS - NEW YORK

1994 "Why Hispanics Should support Single Payer Legislation"

INTERAMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS
VI HISPANIC MEDICAL CONGRESS - EL PASO, TEXAS

1991 " Physician Training in Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Services"

INTERAMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS
1999 "Hispanic Substance and Substance Abuse Mental Health in Primary Care Clinics", February 26, Washington, DC
2005 "Rompiendo el Silencio de la Disfuncion Erectil"
January, 15, 2005 Miami, FL

INTERNATIONALLY-TRAINED HEALTHCARE WORKER ASSISTANCE CENTER
2001 "Medical Conditions in San Diego"

KAISER PERMANENTE - LOS ANGELES
1994 "Depression Among Hispanic Patients"
1995 "Somatization Disorders"

LATIN America REGIONAL MEDICAL CONFERENCE (INDIANALOPIS)
1998 "Depression in Hispanics"

LATIN America REGIONAL NEUROSCIENCE CONFERENCE (BRAZIL)
2003 "Unmet Need in Depression: Remission as a Goal"

LATINO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (LOS ANGELES)
1996 "Depression among Hispanic Patients"

LETTERMAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER & ST. MARY’S MEDICAL CENTER
SUMMER PSYCHIATRIC CONFERENCE - SAN FRANCISCO

1987 "The Impaired Physician: Detection and Treatment Issues"

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY & OCHNER CLINIC
GRAND ROUNDS - ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

1991 "The Impaired Physician"

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY - CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
1998 Grand Rounds - "Practicing in the Year 2000"

MANHATTAN PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
1993 "Coverage for Minorities Under Health Care Reform"

MERCY HOSPITAL - SAN DIEGO
1997 "Practicing Psychiatry in the Year 2000"
1998 "Liability Management in Psychiatry"
2002 "Psychopharmacological Updates"

MEXICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION - CHIAPAS
1997 "Funding of Mental Health Services in the Americas"
2006 Mexican Psychiatric Association - Los Cabos "Depression" (Presentation)
2008 "La Psiquiatria en las fronteras y en las fronteras de la psiquiatria"

MICHIGAN PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY
SUMMER SCIENTIFIC MEETING - TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN

1991 "Treating Hispanic Psychiatric Patients"

MINNESOTA PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY
RECOGNITION DINNER – ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA

1998 Keynote Address – "Financing of Health Care"

NATIONAL MINORITY QUALITY FORUM
2007 LEADERSHIP SUMMIT –

"Reducing Cancer Disparities in Minorities"

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY
1992 - "Preparing for Part II of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Examination"
1993 - "Preparing for Part II of the ABPN Examination - an update"
1994 - "Preparing for Part II of the ABPN - New Concepts"
1997 - "Creating a New APA"

NEW JERSY PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
1997 "Financing Psychiatric Care in the Year 2,000"

NATIONAL HISPANIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
2005 "Depression and Mental Health and Hispanics"

OHIO PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
1992 "Parity for Reimbursement"
1997 " Changing from Employer-Based to Individual-Based Health Insurance"
1999 "Quality Indicators for Quality Care in Psychiatry"

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY,
COLUMBUS, OHIO - CME COURSE

1990 "Diagnosis and Treatment of Mood Disorders",
1997 "Treating Depression among Hispanics"

OKLAHOMA PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
TULSA, OKLAHOMA

1998 "Practicing in the Year 2000"

OLDER ADULT SERVICE AND INFORMATION SYSTEM (OASIS)
1998 "Anxiety Disorders"

ORANGE COUNTY PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY
2001 Town Hall Meeting. "Get the Frontline information/Perspective From"

OREGON PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
1999 "Depression in Hispanics : La Familia Sana"

PALM BEACH PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
1996 "APA Political Initiatives"

THE PSYCHIATRIC TIMES
4TH ANNUAL U.S PSYCHIATRIC CONGRESS - NEW YORK

1991 " Special Issues in Treating Hispanic - Americans"

REBECCA AND JOHN MOORES CANCER CENTER
2006 "The Need for Pain Management & Palliative Care"

SAN DIEGO ACADEMY OF NEUROSURGERY
1997 "Issues in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hispanic patients"

SAN DIEGO COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY
2002 "Inaugural Speech"
2003 "Side Effects of Novel Antipsychotic Medications"
Panel Team Leader

SEGURO SOCIAL - CALI, COLOMBIA
1984 "The Organization of Psychiatric Services", (A 7 day course)

SAINT VINCENTS- MANHATTAN
1997 "Therapy for Hispanic Patients"

SAINT VINCENTS WESTCHESTER- NEW YORK
1997 "The Cultural Aspects of Depression and Treatment Among Hispanics"

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
1997 - "Forging New Goals for the APA"

SOUTH FLORIDA PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY
2000 "Liability in 1999"

ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY
1999 "Psychiatric Services in Primary Care Clinics"

THE SPANISH AMERICAN MEDICAL SOCIETY OF NEW YORK XII
INTERAMERICAN MEDICAL CONGRESS

1988 Memorial Lecture: "A Tribute to Don Ramon Castroviejo, M.D., The Health of the Physician"

STANFORD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA

1998 Grand Rounds – "Psychiatry in the Year 2000"

THE TITUS HARRIS SOCIETY
GALVESTON, TEXAS

1998 Enid Stokes Lecture : "Current Trends in Psychiatric Care"

THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR HEALTH’S
Special Committee On the Care of Severly Mentally War Veterans

CONNECTICUT – MASSACHUSETTS MENTAL ILLNESS RESEARCH,
EDUCATION AND CLINICAL CENTER

1998 "Mental Health Care for the Poor and Disabled"

TIJUANA PSYCIATRIC SOCIETY
2002 "Psychopharmacology Updates"

UNITY HEALTH SYSTEM
AN ALLIANCE OF ST. MARY’S HOSPITAL & PARK RIDGE HEALTH SYSTEM
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK

1998 "Access to Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Services for Minority Populations"

THE U.S. COLOMBIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, IMC.
1988 "The Impaired Physician"
1989 "Social Impact of Drug Abuse"
1991 "Substance Abuse and Narcoterrorism: Perspectives of "Producer Consumer Countries"
1998 "Anxiety and Depression: Common Denominators of Health And Disease"
1998 "Health Finances in the Year 2000"

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT FRESNO - CME COURSE
1988 "The Impaired Physician"

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS - PSYCHIATRIC DEPARTMENT
1996 - " Clinical Characteristics of Minority Patients in USA"

UCLA HARBOR HOSPITAL - LONG BEACH (CA)
1996 "Mental Health for Hispanics"

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA at DAVIS - CME COURSE
1988 "The Impaired Physician"

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA at SAN DIEGO - CME COURSES
1980 "Medicine for the General Psychiatrist"
1981 "Medicine for the General Psychiatrist"
1981 "Issues in Clinical Psychiatry"
1997 "The Nuts and Bolts of Forming a Physician Owned and Operated Company"
1998 "Cultural Issues in Psychiatry"
2000 "Enzymes and Culture"

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER
SCOOL OF MEDICINE – WICHITA

1998 – "Clinical Issues in Depression"

V.A. MEDICAL CENTER
MOUNTAIN HOME, TENNESSEE

1998 – "Clinical & Economic Impact of Depression"

WISCONSIN PSYCHIATRIC ASS0CIATION
1977 - "Challenges to the Clinical Psychiatrist"
1997 - "Changing from Employer-Based to Individual-Based Health Insurance"

WORLD PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION
REGIONAL MEETING - BUENOS AIRES

1987 - "The Psychiatrist in Primary Care"
"International Education in Psychiatry"

WORLD PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION. ANNUAL MEETING (MADRID)
1996 - " Genetics in Psychiatry"
1996 - "Financing Mental Health Care"

VII CONGRESO DE LA ASOCIACION CENTRO AMERICANA Y
PANANMA DE PSIQUITRIA Y IICONGRESO DE PSYCHAITRIA Y PSICOLOGIA CLINICA

1993 - "Profesionales de Salud Mental Frente a los Derechos Humanos."
"Problemas Interdisiplinarios en el Ambiento de los Derechos Humanos y la Salud Mental."

4TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE HEALTH CARE FOR THE HOMELESS
1993 - "Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness."

NEUROPSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH

PRODUCTS INVESTIGATED:
1977 - 2005 Alprazolam -The Upjohn Company
Ariprizole -Bristol Myers Squib
Busirone -Mead Johnson Pharmaceuticals
Clopipazan -Smith, Kline & French
Duloxetine -Eli Lilly & Company
Fluxetine -Eli Lilly & Company
Hydergine -Sandoz Pharmaceuticals
Mianserin -Oganon Pharmaceuticals
Nomifensine -Hoechst-Roussel
Oxcarbazapine -Novartis
Trazadone -Mead Johnson Pharmaceuticals
Temazepan -Sandoz Pharmaceuticals
Trileptal -Novartis
Vasodilan -Mead Johnson Pharmaceuticals
Wellbutrin -Burroughs Wellcome Company
Zimelidine -Astra Pharmaceuticals

RESEARCH ARTICLES
2007 - "Long-term Tolerability and effectiveness of duloxetine in the treatment of major depressive disorder"

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