Annual Psychiatric Update 

The Crossroads of Technology and Psychiatry -
the future is now

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March 30-31, 2019
Marriott University, Columbus

The field of psychiatry has seen tremendous advances in innovation and technology over the last decade and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. Science and technology have enabled greater understanding of the brain leading to significant improvements in the delivery of mental health care. The OPPA rings together thought leaders in mental health, data science, technology, neuroscience, and more for this day and a half meeting to build on the promise of increased advances in technology and innovation in Psychiatry.

Innovations in Leadership within Organized Medicine

Altha Stewart, MD | President, American Psychiatric Association
Patrice Harris, MD | President-Elect, American Medical Association

What’s New in the Alphabet of Therapeutic Brain Stimulation, ECT, MST, FEAST, TMS, VNC and tDCS

Vaughn McCall, MD, MS | Chair, Case Distinguished University and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavior, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

What's New in Neurodegenerative Disorders: Innovation and Hope

Douglas Scharre, MD | Professor of Clinical Neurology and Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive and Memory Disorders, Center for Neuromodulation, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

The Promise of Speech Recognition and Computational Linguistics in Psychiatry

Guillermo Cecchi, PhD | Principle Research Staff Member Manager, Computational Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Computational Biology Center, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York

Sensing Psychosis: Toward Computational Phenotypes in Severe Mental Illness

Justin Baker, MD, PhD | Scientific Director, Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, Director of Functional Neuroimaging and Bioinformatics, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research Program, McClean Hospital

Complete Recovery from Psychosis and Homelessness

Bethany Yeiser | Motivational speaker and author of Mind Estranged: My Journey from Schizophrenia and Homelessness to Recovery

First Episode Psychosis: New Findings Challenge Old Assumptions

Erik Messamore, MD, PhD | Assistant Professor, Northeast Ohio Medical University

Living Healthier Lives with the Aid of Technology

Danielle Schlosser PhD | Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco

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Thank you 2018
Sponsors & Exhibitors! We look forward to you joining us again in 2019!


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American Professional Agency, Inc.

Columbus Medical Recruiting Station

Columbus Springs Hospital

Elements Behavioral Health

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Lindner Center of HOPE

Midwest Clinical Research Center


Ohio Physicians Health Plan


Paramount Healthcare

Professional Risk Management Services

SUN Behavioral Health

Sunovian Pharmaceuticals

Takeda Pharmaceuticals