January 2015 Updates and Announcements from the Executive Management Team

  • Awards and Recognitions
    • APA Fellow:  Drs. Asad Ghiasuddin, Abhishek Mehra and Susan Solimine
    • APA Distinguished Fellow:  Dr. Junji Takeshita
    • Dr. William Haning who was recently appointed as the Interim Editor-in-Chief of the publication, the ASAM Weekly, published by the American Society of Addiction Medicine.  Dr. Lori Karan, Chair of ASAM’s Publications Council, will also be contributing to the editorial effort while ASAM seeks a permanent replacement for Dr. Richard Soper
    • Dr. James Spira was a recent guest on Hawaii Public Radio to discuss the issue of psychologists’ and health care providers’ unethical involvement in the use of torture. http://hpr2.org/post/liquefied-natural-gas-mochi-pounding-torture-report-nacf-ceo
  • Publications
    • Handbook of consultation-liaison psychiatry (2nd ed.).  The following are the book chapters by our compensated faculty:
      • Leigh, H., & Streltzer, J.  (2015).  Special procedures:  Intravenous sedative interviews, Hoover test, Waddell Tests, and hypnosis.  In H. Leigh & J. Streltzer (Eds.), Handbook of consultation-liaison psychiatry (2nd ed., pp. 539-546).  New York:  Springer.
      • Koli, R. L., & Guerrero, A. P. S.  (2015).  Consultation-liaison with children and adolescents.  In H. Leigh & J. Streltzer (Eds.), Handbook of consultation-liaison psychiatry (2nd ed., pp. 497-519).  New York:  Springer.
      • Streltzer, J.  (2015).  Chronic pain (somatic symptom disorder with predominant pain).  In H. Leigh & J. Streltzer (Eds.), Handbook of consultation-liaison psychiatry (2nd ed., pp. 303-316).  New York:  Springer.
      • Streltzer, J.  (2015).  Substance related and addictive disorders.  In H. Leigh & J. Streltzer (Eds.), Handbook of consultation-liaison psychiatry (2nd ed., pp. 279-290).  New York:  Springer.
      • Streltzer, J., & Leigh, H.  (2015).  Interviewing in consultation-liaison psychiatry.  In H. Leigh & J. Streltzer (Eds.), Handbook of consultation-liaison psychiatry (2nd ed., pp. 63-68).  New York:  Springer.
      • Streltzer, J., & Tseng, W.S.  (2015).  Cultural aspects of consultation-liaison psychiatry.  In H. Leigh & J. Streltzer (Eds.), Handbook of consultation-liaison psychiatry (2nd ed., pp. 139-153).  New York:  Springer.
  • Chairs updates