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Research

Marshall Psychiatry faculty, students and residents pursue a wide variety of research interests. Currently, the department has several research studies underway and looks forward to continued success in developing the research program. 

Congratulations on being selected as the 2020 MUSOM Annual Quality & Safety Summit - Outstanding Resident Patient Safety Award.

“Monitoring Metabolic Side Effects of Antipsychotic Medications.” Murphy T, Maynard E, T. White, O. Ajayi, M. Morris, M. Peterson, B. Kullen, J. Gandee, M. Lemberger, B. Lowe, J. Preusch, A. Wireman, R. Cooper, N. Hussain, S. Murphy, S. Holroyd


Papers (published/in press)     

Key:  Faculty | Resident | Medical Student

  • Carico R, Sheppard J, Thomas CB. Community pharmacists and communication in the time of COVID-19: Applying the health belief model. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2020.03.017 (In Press)                                                                                                                                              
  • Carico R, Hussain N, Sheppard J, Thomas C, Fenerty J. Syringe services programs and real-world research: An overview for pharmacists. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2020. doi:10.1016/j.japh.2020.02.029 (In Press)         
  • Sutton JD, Carico R, Burk M, et al. Inpatient management of uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections in 34 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers: A medication use evaluation. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020;7(1). doi:10.1093/ofid/ofz554                                                                                                                
  • Carico R, Emmendorfer TR, Aspinall SL et al. Review of unapproved medication purchases by the Veterans Health Administration. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2019 Nov 13;76(23):1879.                                
  • Thorpe JM, Thorpe CT, Schleiden LJ, Cashy JP, Carico R, Gellad WF, Van Houtven CH. Association between dual use of Department of Veterans Affairs and Medicare drug benefits and potentially unsafe prescribing. JAMA Intern Med. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.2788. 
  • Huggins KM, Sprewell AR, Elmore DC, Shepherd MW, LeGrow TL, Frazier MD, Flesher SL. Using Resident and Faculty Focus Groups to Obtain Stakeholder Input during the ACGME Self-study. Pediatr Qual Saf 2019;4:e186.                                                                                                                                             
  • Lowe, B, Bryant-Melvin K, Peterson M, Hussain N, Holroyd S: "A Retrospective Study of Students Referred to a Psychiatric Clinic at a College Counseling Center in Appalachia." Southern Medical Journal 113(5) 250-253, 2020 PMID 32358620
  • Patel K, Collins A, Holroyd S, Lamyaithong AB: A case series: Adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder in the geriatric population with the methylphenidate patch” Case Reports in Psychiatry. Vol 19 https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/2890913
  • Patel K, Ajayi O, Melvin K, Thomas CW: “Psychiatric manifestation in setting of arachnoid cyst: a case series”, ARC Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 4, Issue 2, 2019, pp1-4.
  • Hunter CA, Kartal F, Koc ZC, Murphy T, Kim JH, Denvir J: Mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation is impaired in TALLYHO mice, a new obesity and type 2 diabetes animal model. International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocel.2019.105616

Peer-Reviewed Papers - Under review

  • Beard, K., Fugett, A., and Black, B. (TBA). Popular Culture: What’s psychology got to do with it?  Manuscript. Prospectus, Lexington Books
  • McCoy M, Schindzielorz A, Holroyd S, Stalnaker LD: Treatment of tardive dyskinesia with high dose Vitamin B6 associated with depression and nonresponse and failure of valbenazine to treat tardive dyskinesia long term. Submitted 3/2/2020 to British Medical Journal Case Reports Manuscript ID bcr-2020-235134

Posters/Abstracts - Regional/National/International meetings:

Key:  Faculty | Resident | Medical Student

  • Bajamundi-Plyler C, Lowe BS, Holroyd S:   On the edge of a knife: Balancing clozaril toxicity and therapeutic effect. Accepted for presentation American Psychiatric Association May 2020, Philadelphia PA, cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Beard, K. Fugett, A., Black, B., Collins, C., and Bass, J. (2020). Christmas in July: The psychology of pop culture and Christmas. Comic Con at Home. San Diego, CA. [Virtual Panel]
  • Beard, K., Fugett, A., Black, B., and Collins, C. (2020). From Mickey Mouse to Woody: How does love influence our favorite Disney characters? WonderCon at Home. Anaheim, CA. [Virtual panel]
  • Fugett, A., Black, B., Beard, K., Collins, C., and Bass, J. (2020). The Psychology of love and 'shipping.’ Paper presented at C2E2. Chicago, IL.
  • Harris, K., Black, B., Fugett, A., and Beard, K. (2020). Personality, attitudes, and representation of women. Midwestern Psychological Association Conference. Chicago, Illinois. 
  • Kinsey, M., Black, B., Fugett, A., Beard, K., and Harris, K. (2020). Introspective evaluation of representation of women. Midwestern Psychological Association Conference. Chicago, Illinois. 
  • Beard, K., Black, B., Fugett, F., Dean, C., and Kessler, K. (2019). Psychology and the Potterverse: Even Muggles can cast their Patronus. Comic Con International, San Diego, CA.
  • Fugett, A., Beard, K., Black, B., Dean, C., and Collins, C. (2019). Psychology and nostalgia from over 50 years of animation. Comic Con International, San Diego, CA.
  • Carico R: “Design of a centrally aggregated medication use evaluation (CAMUE): Anticholinergics in dementia” VA HSR&D/QUERI National Conference Washington DC Oct. 2019
  • Hussain N, Carico R, Holroyd S: “PPI prescribing associated with an increased risk of dementia: Findings from a large Appalachian geriatric cohort” Accepted for presentation American Psychiatric Association Philadelphia PA, May 2020, cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Hussain N, Carico R, Holroyd S: “PPI prescribing associated with an increased risk of dementia: Findings from a large Appalachian geriatric cohort”. West Virginia Geriatrics Society Meeting, Charleston WV Oct 2019
  • Justice J, Heisey H MD, Hatfield-Kresch ME, Ajayi O, Holroyd S: Case control study of aggressive behaviors in patients with and without intellectual developmental disabilities in a psychiatric outpatient clinic. Accepted for presentation American Psychiatric Association May 2020, Philadelphia PA, cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Lowe BS, Bryant-Melvin K,  Heisey H, Holroyd S: “High Prevalence of Suicidal Ideation in a College Psychiatric Clinic and Associated Factors”.  American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Oct 2019 Chicago IL
  • Lowe BS, Bryant-Melvin K, Heisey H, Holroyd S: “Differences Between Appalachian and Non-Appalachian College Students Referred for Psychiatric Treatment”. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Oct 2019 Chicago IL
  • Lowe BS, Wireman A, Melvin KE, Holroyd S: “Chronic pancreatitis misdiagnosed as anorexia nervosa: a case report”. Accepted for presentation American Psychiatric Association Philadelphia PA, May 2020, cancelled due to COVID-19
  • May D, Thomas CW: “Alien limb phenomenon with subsequent Charles Bonnet Syndrome following an ischemic stroke to the right occipital lobe”. Accepted for presentation American Psychiatric Association Philadelphia PA, May 2020, cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Maynard E, Cooper R, Melvin K, Atalla J : Treatment of PANS/PANDAS: A Case Series. Accepted for presentation American Psychiatric Association Philadelphia PA, May 2020, cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Mendenhall L, Carico R, Schindzielorz A: “Neutropenia in the setting of methylphenidate use”. Accepted for presentation American Psychiatric Association Philadelphia PA, May 2020, cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Melvin K: Symposium: “Mental health disparities in Appalachia: American Psychiatric Association’s efforts in creating alliances and sharing best practices”.  Accepted for presentation American Psychiatric Association Philadelphia PA, May 2020, cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Murphy T , Neese C, Ranavaya M, Schindzielorz A: Misdiagnosis of schizophrenia in an African-American male patient with psychotic depression who attempted suicide by self-immolation. Accepted for presentation American Psychiatric Association Philadelphia PA, May 2020, cancelled due to COVID-19

Other Scholarly and Community Presentations

  • Carico R:“COVID-19 and the Health Belief Model” Grand rounds presentation, Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington WV Mar 2020
  • Carico R: “Mood Stabilizers and Med Safety” Grand rounds presentation, Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington WV Jun 2020
  • Carico R: “Care Fragmentation and Potentially Unsafe Opioid Use: Studies from VA Care” Grand rounds presentation, Marshall Psychiatry, Huntington WV Aug 2019
  • Carico R: “Alcohol Use Disorder: A Review of Pharmacotherapy” Academic detailing in-service at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington WV Aug 2019
  • Carico R: “Introduction to Clinical Pharmacy and Medication Use: An Introduction for Psychiatry Prescribers” Informational in-service for PGY-2 medical residents, Marshall Psychiatry, Huntington WV July 2019
  • LeGrow T: “ACGME Self-Study Process for Pediatrics”. MUSOM Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds- August 2019 
  • LeGrow T: “Support Services Across the Life Span”. MUSOM Psychiatry Grand Rounds - May 2019
  • Melvin K: “Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: A new office-based treatment for depression”. MUSOM Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds, Huntington WV 7/9/20.
  • Murphy DS: “Depression in a patient with cancer” ECCC Breast Cancer Conference, Harless Auditorium, Huntington WV 10/15/2019
  • Porter H: Pediatric Grand Rounds – “Pediatric Psychopharmacology: For your friendly neighborhood pediatrician, Part 1” 12/20/2019
  • Porter H: Pediatric Grand Rounds – “Pediatric Psychopharmacology: For your friendly neighborhood pediatrician, Part 2” 1/31/20
  • Porter H: Pediatric Grand Rounds – “Pediatric Psychopharmacology: For your friendly neighborhood pediatrician, Part 3”  4/3/2020
  • Porter H: Pediatric Grand Rounds – “PANS and PANDAS: And no, we’re not talking about cookware and cute bears, Part 1” 5/29/2020
  • Porter H: Pediatric Grand Rounds – “PANS and PANDAS: And no, we’re not talking about cookware and cute bears, Part 2” 6/5/2020
  • Porter H: Psychiatry  Grand Rounds – “PANS and PANDAS: And no, we’re not talking about cookware and cute bears” 6/10/2020
  • Porter H: WSAZ Interview – “Mom’s Everyday” 6/4/2020
  • Price, J.M. (2019). Healthy Connections Webinar: Maternal Addiction Recovery Center. Presented by Quality Insights.
  • Price, J.M. (2020). Medication Assisted Treatment: Challenges for the Courts. Presented for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Court Improvement Program.
  • Price JM. HB 4648: The Shared Parenting Act of 2020. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Seniors, Children, and Families, of the Health and Human Resources Committee.84th West Virginia Legislature. (2020) (testimony of Jennifer Mills Price).
  • Price, J.M. (January 22, 2020). “Baby Blues” or Postpartum Depression? [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://healthy.marshallhealth.org/2020/01/22/baby-blues-or-postpartum-depression/
  • Price, J.M. (May 8, 2020). Surviving and Thriving During Stressful Times [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://healthy.marshallhealth.org/2020/05/08/surviving-thriving-during-stressful-times/
  • Schindzielorz A:  Grand rounds, "Cannabidiol and Clinical Relevance," MUSOM Neurology Department Grand Rounds 2020
  • Veitia M: “Wellness begins with me”. Center for Surgical Weight Loss Bariatric Support Group, Cabell Huntington Hospital, 7/1/2019.

Grants

  • Holroyd S: Principal Investigator: Behavioral Health Workforce Expansion Training (BHWET) Grant: Funding: Health Resources and Services Administration $58,000/year, 4 year grant, focusing on training psychiatric residents in Integrated Care 2018-22

Our 2019 Marshall University Health Science Research Day Winners

Clinical Research

  • Poster Abstract – Post-Doctoral:Henry Heisey/Psychiatry on multimorbidity among adults with intellectual or developmental disability

Case Study

  • Poster Abstract – Post-Doctoral: Tamara Murphy/Psychiatry on two ankylosing spondylitis patients treated with adalimumab associated with ParietoOccipital cerebral abscesses and neuropsychiatric sequelae

Research and Scholarship:

Posters/Abstracts presented to regional/national/international meetings:

Key:   Faculty Resident Medical Student

Two posters won awards at the MUSOM Research Day March 2019:

MUSOM Research Day: Best –Post-doctoral Poster

  • Henry Heisey, MD, Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD; Makenzie Hatfield-Kresch, MS4; Suzanne Holroyd, MD: “Multimorbidity among adults with intellectual or developmental disability.”   MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.

MUSOM Research Day:  Best Case Study:

  • Tamara Murphy, MD; Tiffany White, DO; Anthony Abadir, MS4Suzanne Holroyd, MD: “Two ankylosing spondylitis patients treated with adlimumab associated with parieto-occipital cerebral abscesses and neuropsychiatric sequelae.” MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.
  • Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Tamara Murphy, MD; Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD; Kelly Melvin, MD:  “Predisposition to the development of serotonin syndrome in cerebral palsy” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 2019
  • Brittani Lowe, MD; Kristina Bryant-Melvin, MD; Suzanne Holroyd, MD:  “Looking at suicide and self-harm behaviors in a college psychiatric clinic” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 17, 2019
  • Brittani Lowe, MD; Kristina Bryant-Melvin, MD; Suzanne Holroyd, MD:   “Mental Health in Appalachia vs Non-Appalachian college students” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 17, 2019
  • Kamal Patel, MD; Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Kelly Melvin, MD: “Off label low dose naltrexone for post-traumatic stress disorder” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 17, 2019
  • Marji McCoy, MS4; Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Scott Murphy, MD: “Treatment of tardive dyskinesia with B6 complicated by affective disturbance and nonresponse” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 17, 2019
  • Tamara Murphy, MD; Tiffany White, DO; Anthony Abadir, MS4Suzanne Holroyd, MD: “Two ankylosing spondylitis patients treated with adlimumab associated with parieto-occipital cerebral abscesses and neuropsychiatric sequelae” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 17, 2019
  • Erica Maynard, MD; Mathew Lemberger, MS4; Clare Bajamundi-Plyler, DO; Ruthie Cooper, MD; Tiffany White, DO;  Scott Murphy, MD: “Use of pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) in the treatment of neuroleptic induced tardive dyskinesia: American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 17, 2019
  • Mallory Morris, MD; Joshua Feriante, MS4; Kelly Melvin, MD: “Catatonic features and delirium presenting in a patient with thiamine deficiency” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 17, 2019
  • Julia Preusch, MS4; Kristina Bryant-Melvin, MD; Hilary Porter, DO: “A Case series: Review of aggression and psychostimulants” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 17, 2019
  • Henry Heisey, MD; Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD; Makenzie Hatfield-Kresch, MS4, Suzanne Holroyd, MD: “Aggressive behaviors among adults with intellectual or developmental disability” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 17, 2019
  • Annie Defruscio, MS4; Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Hilary Porter, DO: “Postpartum period complicated by new onset OCT​” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 17, 2019
  • Henry Heisey, MD, Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD; Makenzie Hatfield-Kresch, MS4; Suzanne Holroyd, MD: “Multimorbidity among adults with intellectual or developmental disability” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco CA, May 17, 2019
  • Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Tamara Murphy, MD; Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD; Kelly Melvin, MD:  “Predisposition to the development of serotonin syndrome in cerebral palsy.” MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.
  • Brittani Lowe, MD; Kristina Bryant-Melvin, MD; Suzanne Holroyd, MD:  “Looking at suicide and self-harm behaviors in a college psychiatric clinic.” MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.
  • Brittani Lowe, MD; Kristina Bryant-Melvin, MD; Suzanne Holroyd, MD:   “Mental Health in Appalachia vs Non-Appalachian college students.” MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.
  • Kamal Patel, MD; Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Kelly Melvin, MD: “Off label low dose naltrexone for post-traumatic stress disorder.” MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.
  • Marji McCoy, MS4; Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Scott Murphy, MD: “Treatment of tardive dyskinesia with B6 complicated by affective disturbance and nonresponse.” MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.
  • Erica Maynard, MD; Mathew Lemberger, MS4; Clare Bajamundi-Plyler, DO; Ruthie Cooper, MD; Tiffany White, DO;  Scott Murphy, MD: “Use of pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) in the treatment of neuroleptic induced tardive dyskinesia: MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.
  • Mallory Morris, MD; Joshua Feriante, MS4; Kelly Melvin, MD: “Catatonic features and delirium presenting in a patient with thiamine deficiency.’ MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.
  • Julia Preusch, MS4; Kristina Bryant-Melvin, MD; Hilary Porter, DO: “A Case series: Review of aggression and psychostimulants.”  MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.
  • Henry Heisey, MD; Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD; Makenzie Hatfield-Kresch, MS4, Suzanne Holroyd, MD: “Aggressive behaviors among adults with intellectual or developmental disability” MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.
  • Annie Defruscio, MS4; Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Hilary Porter, MD: “Postpartum period complicated by new onset OCT.” MUSOM Research Day, Huntington, WV March, 2019.
  • Carico, Ronald:  VA Health Systems Research and Development/Quality Enhancement Research Initiative poster, citation details pending.  Design of a centrally aggregated medication use evaluation (CAMUE):  anticholinergics in dementia.  VA HSR&D/QUERI National Conference 2019, October 29-31.

Papers (published/in press)     Key:   Faculty Resident  Medical Student

  • Kilkenny ME, Holroyd S:  “Drug Misuse and Older Americans”.  National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) February 2019
  • Stalnaker L, Thomas C, Holroyd S:   “Late Onset Mania after the Removal of Right Anterior Temporal Lobe Oligodendroglioma”. West Virginia Medical Journal OA September 2018, DOI 10.21885/wvmj.2018.11
  • Patel K,  Ajayi,O,  Melvin K, Thomas C:  “Psychiatric Manifestation in Setting of Arachnoid Cyst:  A Case Series”.  ARC Journal of Psychiatry Volume 4 Issue 2 2019. 
  • Thorpe JM, Thorpe CT, Schleiden LI, Cashy JP, Carrico R, Gellad WF, Van Houtven CH:  “Association btween dual use of Department of Veterans Affairs and Medicare drug benefits and potentially unsafe prescribing”.  JAMA Intern Med. July22, 2019.  Doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.2788
  • Derreberry T, Holroyd S:  “Dementia in Women”.  Medical Clinics North America 2019.  Doi.org/10.1016/j.mcna.2019.02.004
  • Patel K, Ajayi O, Melvin K, Thomas CW: “Psychiatric manifestation in setting of arachnoid cyst: a case series”, ARC Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 4, Issue 2, 2019, pp1-4.

Peer-Reviewed Papers - Under review

  • Lowe, B, Bryant-Melvin K, Holroyd S: Submitted to Southern Medical Journal "A Retrospective Study of Students Referred to a Psychiatric Clinic at a College Counseling Center in Appalachia."
  • Hart J, Crigger C, Turner A, Veitia M, Holroyd S: Medical and psychiatric comorbidities in Appalachian patients seeking bariatric surgery. Submitted to West Virginia Journal
  • Kamal Patel, Ashley Collins, Suzanne Holroyd, Andre Lamyaithong:  Adjunctive Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder in the Geriatric Population with the Methylphenidate Patch" Case Reports in Psychiatry

Grants:

  • Kelly Melvin: Co-principal investigator, State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis, WVDHHR/SAMSHA/WVU, 5/2018-4/2019, $78,470.22
  • Miriyala Kalpana/Suzanne Holroyd: Co-Principal Investigators: Behavioral Health Workforce Expansion Training (BHWET) Grant: Funding: Health Resources and Services Administration $58,000/year, 4 year grant, focusing on training psychiatric residents in Integrated Care 2018-22
  • Miriyala Kalpana: Principal Investigator WVCTSI Pilot Funding for Long term Neurobehavioral Outcomes of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome $5000 May – November 2018.

 

Other Scholarly and Community Presentations

  • Dr. Bajamundi-Plyler:  “A Brief History of Community Mental Health”.  MUSOM Department Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, June 12, 2019, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Kristina Bryant-Melvin:  “Video Game Addiction”.  MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, September 12, 2018, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Kristina Bryant-Melvin: 2019 Yeager Leadership Institute: Improving the Mental Health of College Students in our region. April, 2019, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Kristina Bryant-Melvin: “Don’t call me crazy: Disordered Eating Panel Discussion: Finding Help” Marshall University Mental Health Initiative Panel Discussions, 2/21/2019, Huntington WV.
  • Dr. Ronald Carico: “Insomnia Pharmacotherapy: A brief review”. Cabell Huntington Hospital academic inservice, March 2019, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Suzanne Holroyd : “An Opioid and Benzodiazepine Epidemic in an Elderly Rural Population” American Psychopathological Association, New York, New York, March 7th, 2019.
  • Dr. Tracy LeGrow: WSAZ interview,  “Staying Home Alone After School”, August 2018, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Tracy LeGrow: “Access to services, anxiety and depression”, Herald Dispatch interview, December 2019, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Tracy LeGrow: American Psychological Association August 2018 Annual Meeting- Meet and Greet with Training Directors and students applying for internship 
  • Dr. Erika Maynard: “Healthy Apps” Marshall Psychiatry Wellness Week, April 12th, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Kelly Melvin:  “Attenuation of antidepressant effects of ketamine by opioid receptor antagonism”, MUSOM Neurology and Psychiatry Integrated Journal Club, Huntington WV, 03/19/19
  • Dr. Kelly Melvin:  “Poisonous plants and fungi of Appalachia: overlooked causes of delirium”, WVU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine grand rounds, Morgantown WV, 09/19/18
  • Dr. Scott Murphy:  “Resting State Functional Connectivity in Depression”.  MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, July 11, 2018, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Scott Murphy: “Depression and Cancer.” Grand Rounds at Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center. June 14, 2019, Huntington WV.
  • Dr. Scott Murphy: “Positive Psychology and Resilience.” Community talk at B’nai Sholom Congregation. May 11, 2019, Huntington WV.
  • Dr. Scott Murphy: "Psychiatric Signs and Symptoms" Holzer Medical Center,  10/9/18, Gallipolis, Ohio.
  • Dr. Tamara Murphy:  “Dependent Personality Disorder with Borderline Traits” WV Psychiatry Association Winter Meeting Morgantown WV, 02/23/2019
  • Dr. Mark Peterson: “Whatever floats your boats, the health benefits of fishing” Marshall Psychiatry Wellness Week, April 9, 2019, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Jennifer Price:  “Forensic Mental Health Assessment”.  MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, August 8, 2018, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Jennifer Price:  “Treating pregnant and parenting mothers with opioid use disorder”.  Fall meeting of the West Virginia Psychological Association, Roanoke, WV. 
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz:  “Cannabidiol and its Clinical Implications”.  MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, November 14, 2018, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz: Residency Application Panel, Psychiatry Representative “Speed dating” August, 2018, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz:  “Cannabidiol and its Clinical Implications” Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis OH. January 2019.
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz:  Mood Disorders (October 2nd, 2018), Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis OH
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz:  Psychopharmacology (October 2nd, 2018), Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis OH
  • Dr. Marie Veitia:  “Compassion Fatigue” Cancer Nursing Symposium, Holiday Inn and Suites, Barboursville WV, 04/5/2019

Research and Scholarship

Award

The Psychiatry Resident research project “Outcomes of Universal Screening for Suicidality in Medical Outpatient Clinics” was selected as a winner of the American Psychiatric Association Area 5 Resident Fellow Poster Competition. This was a huge honor and speaks to the quality of the research project. All PGY2, PGY3 and PGY4 psychiatry residents participated in this project Dr. Scott Murphy, as principal investigator on the study, received the award for the residents at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in May. (See picture below, Dr. Murphy 4th from left, receiving award)

Peer Reviewed Papers (published/in press)     Key:   Faculty  Resident  Medical Student

  • Ajayi O, Holroyd S; Severe Recurrent Hypothermia in an Elderly Patient with Refractory Mania associated with Atypical Antipsychotic, Valproic acid and Oxcarbazepine therapy.  British Medical Journal Case Reports 30 October 2017 dol: 10.1136/bcr-2017-222462
  • Collins A, Ajayi O, Diamond SB, Diamond WS, Holroyd S: “Tobacco use and associated factors in patients presenting to a psychiatric emergency room: Journal of Addiction 2018, doi.org/10.1155/2018/8102165
  • Lilly B, Maynard E, Melvin K, Holroyd S.  “Capgras delusions involving belongings, not people, and evolving visual hallucinations associated with occipital lobe seizures”, Case Reports in Psychiatry, Volume 2018 (2018), PMID: 29707400
  • Merrit J, Hart JC, LeGrow TL: “Autism spectrum disorder in the Say-Barber-Biesecker-Young -Simpson syndrome: British Medical Journal Case Reports 2017 doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-219930
  • Miriyala K, Hart J: Neural tube defects in Waardenburg syndrome: A case report and review of the literature.. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, July 2017
  • Patel K, Schindzielorz A, Holroyd S: Case report of shared psychotic disorder or ‘Folie a Deux’ in two geriatric sisters. West Virginia Journal of Medicine November 2017 doi:10.21885/wvmj.2017.19
  • Patel K, Lilly B, Ajayi O, Melvin K. “A Case of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in a Profoundly Intellectually Disabled Patient with Successful Re-Introduction of Antipsychotic Therapy with Quetiapine”, Case Reports in Psychiatry, Volume 2018 (2018), PMID: 30112240
  • Schindzielorz A, Murphy DS, Holroyd S: Musical hallucinations treated with atypical antipsychotics in a geriatric population – a case series. West Virginia Medical Journal November 2017 doi:10.21885/wvmj.2017.15.
  • Schindzielorz A, Bryant-Melvin K, Melvin KE, Holroyd S: The use of memantine in autism spectrum disorder – A case report. West Virginia Medical Journal Jan/Feb 2018 issue; 114:44-47
  • Stalnaker L, Thomas CW, Holroyd S: Late Onset Mania after the Removal of Right Anterior Temporal Lobe Oligodendroglioma, accepted for publication in the West Virginia Journal of Medicine
  • Thomas CW: “Post-traumatic stress disorder: review of DSM criteria and functional neuroanatomy. Marshall Journal of Medicine, Vol 4, Issue 2, 2018 doi.org/10.18590/mjm.2018.vol4.iss2.6

Peer-Reviewed Papers - Under review

  • Lee M, Santa Cruz RM, Hidalgo PC, Thomas CW, Holroyd S: Clinical characteristics of Schizoaffective disorder in the elderly. Submitted to Journal of Psychiatry
  • Hidalgo PC, Santa Cruz MR, Thomas CW, Lee MS, Holroyd S: Oral medroxyprogesterone treatment of sexually inappropriate behavior in dementia. Submitted to Journal of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • Hart J, Crigger C, Turner A, Veitia M, Holroyd S: Medical and Psychiatric Comorbidities in Appalachian Patients Seeking Bariatric Surgery. Submitted to West Virginia Medical Journal
  • Williams WV, Pacheco S, Schell B, (Price) Mills J “Building toward wellness: Using contact theory and person-first language to combat mental health stigma. The Journal of Applied Social Psychology

Book Chapters/Invited Articles/Editorials:

  • Miriyala K: Infants and toddlers in the midst of the opioid crisis: A busy intersection on the road to well-being. Zero to Three Journal Vol 38, No. 5, May 2018
  • Miriyala K: Guest Editor for Zero to Three Journal Vol 38, May 28th, Infants and the opioid epidemic.
  • Miriyala K: What does the opiate epidemic mean for babies? Contribution to crib notes – A membership newsletter for Zero to Three, July 2017.
  • Posters/Abstracts presented to regional/national/international meetings:
  • Tamara Murphy, MS4, Kristina Bryant Melvin, MD, “Case Series:  Two Pediatric Patients with Depakote-Induced Blood Dyscrasias” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Meredith Bentley, DO; Jordan Gaal, DO; Janice Hostetter DO, Kelly Melvin, MD: “A Case of Delayed Post-Hypoxic Leukoencephalopathy in a Catatonic-Appearing Patient” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Ruthie Cooper, MD; Samuel Januszkiewicz, MD, Scott Murphy, MD: “Extended Psychosis following Methamphetamine Use:  A Case Series and Review of the Literature” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD & Suzanne Holroyd, MD, “Recurrent Hypothermia and Refractory Mania: A Tale of Valproic Acid, Antipsychotics and Treatment Alternatives” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD; Kalpana Miriyala, MD; Jennifer Price, Psy D; Corey Booth MA; Conrae Lucas-Adkins, Psy D; Marianna Linz, Ph D:  Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Neurobehavioral Outcomes in school age children - Case Series from an Appalachian Psychiatric Clinic” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Kelly Melvin, MD & Hunter Edwards, DO: “Motor Symptoms as a Prodrome to Schizophrenia” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Tamara Murphy, MS4; Angela Thorp, MS3 & Edward Dachowski, MD: “Case Series:  Use of a Combination of Mood Stabilizers in a Pediatric Population with Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Brittani Lowe, MS4; Mark Peterson, MD; Henry Heisey, MS4; Suzanne Holroyd, MD & Kristina Bryant-Melvin, MD: “A Retrospective Study of Students referred to a Psychiatric Clinic at a College Counseling Center in Appalachia” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Scott Murphy, MD; Clare Bajamundi Plyler, DO; Meredith Bentley, DO; Jordan Gaal, DO; Janice Hostetter, DO; Ashley Collins, DO; Brandon Lilly, MD; Kamal Patel, MD; Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Arslan Muzaffar, MD; Jack Wang, DO; Joe Hart, MD & Suzanne Holroyd, MD: “Outcomes of Universal Screening for Suicidality in Medical Outpatient Clinics” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Mark Peterson, MD; Joe Hart, MD; Maxwell Randall, MD & Kalpana Miriyala, MD: “Do Parents and Children Report the Same Psychiatric Symptoms?  Comparison of DSM-5 Level 1 Self and Parent-Reported Cross Cutting Symptom Measures” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Clare Bajamundi Plyler, MD, Cornelius Thomas, MD: “Cerebellar Cognitive Affective Syndrome:  2 Case Studies and a Review of the Literature” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Kamal Patel, MD; Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD & Kelly Melvin, MD: “Bipolar Disorder in Setting of Arachnoid Cyst” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Makenzie Hatfield Kresch, MS4; David Lewis, MD; Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD & Suzanne Holroyd, MD “A Descriptive Study of Psychiatric Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Erika Maynard, MD, Leah Stalnaker, MD; Ruthie Cooper, MD; Mallory Morris, MS4; Henry Heisey, MS4 & Suzanne Holroyd, MD: “Prevalence of Substance Use Disorders in a Outpatient Psychogeriatric Clinic” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Jack Wang, DO & Mark Hughes, MD: “Anxious School Refusal/Phobia:  An Understudied Field” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting New York NY, May 5, 2018
  • Tamara Murphy, MS4 & Kristina Bryant Melvin, MD: “Case Series:  Two Pediatric Patients with Depakote-Induced Blood Dyscrasias” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Meredith Bentley, DO; Jordan Gaal, DO; Janice Hostetter, DO & Kelly Melvin, MD: “A Case of Delayed Post-Hypoxic Leukoencephalopathy in a Catatonic-Appearing Patient” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Ruthie Cooper, MD; Samuel Januszkiewicz, MD & Scott Murphy, MD: “Extended Psychosis following Methamphetamine Use:  A Case Series and Review of the Literature” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD & Suzanne Holroyd, MD: “Recurrent Hypothermia and Refractory Mania: A tale of Valproic Acid, Antipsychotics and Treatment Alternatives” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD; Kalpana Miriyala, MD; Jennifer Price, Psy D; Corey Booth MA; Conrae Lucas-Adkins, Psy D; Marianna Linz, Ph D: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Neurobehavioral Outcomes in school age children - Case Series from an Appalachian Psychiatric Clinic” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Kelly Melvin, MD & Hunter Edwards, DO: “Motor Symptoms as a Prodrome to Schizophrenia Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Tamara Murphy, MS4; Angela Thorp, MS3 & Edward Dachowski, MD: “Case Series:  Use of a Combination of Mood Stabilizers in a Pediatric Population with Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Brittani Lowe, MS4; Mark Peterson, MD; Henry Heisey, MS4; Suzanne Holroyd, MD & Kristina Bryant-Melvin, MD: “A Retrospective Study of Students referred to a Psychiatric Clinic at a College Counseling Center in Appalachia” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Scott Murphy, MD; Clare Bajamundi Plyler, DO; Meredith Bentley, DO; Jordan Gaal, DO; Janice Hostetter, DO; Ashley Collins, DO; Brandon Lilly, MD; Kamal Patel, MD; Adam Schindzielorz, MD; Arslan Muzaffar, MD; Jack Wang, DO; Joe Hart, MD & Suzanne Holroyd, MD: “Outcomes of Universal Screening for Suicidality in Medical Outpatient Clinics” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Mark Peterson, MD; Joe Hart, MD; Maxwell Randall, MD & Kalpana Miriyala, MD: “Do Parents and Children Report the Same Psychiatric Symptoms?  Comparison of DSM-5 Level 1 Self and Parent-Reported Cross Cutting Symptom Measures” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Clare Bajamundi Plyler, MD & Cornelius Thomas, MD: “Cerebellar Cognitive Affective Syndrome:  2 Case Studies and a Review of the Literature” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Kamal Patel, MD; Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD & Kelly Melvin, MD: “Bipolar Disorder in Setting of Arachnoid Cyst” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Makenzie Hatfield Kresch, MS4; David Lewis, MD; Oluwadamilare Ajayi, MD & Suzanne Holroyd, MD “A Descriptive Study of Psychiatric Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Erika Maynard, MD, Leah Stalnaker, MD; Ruthie Cooper, MD; Mallory Morris, MS4; Henry Heisey, MS4 & Suzanne Holroyd, MD: “Prevalence of Substance Use Disorders in a Outpatient Psychogeriatric Clinic” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Jack Wang, DO, Mark Hughes, MD: “Anxious School Refusal/Phobia:  An Understudied Field” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Adams C, Nellhaus E, Miriyala K: The ABC’s of Preschoolers in psychiatry: A retrospective chart review of children under 6 at an Appalachian university psychiatry clinic” Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/30/2018
  • Miriyala K, Boothe C, Lucas-Adkins, Linz M: Outcomes for children prenatally exposed to opioids: A retrospective study. Society for research in Child Development Annual Conference 2018

Other Scholarly and Community Presentations

  • Dr. Clare Bajamundi-Plyler: “I’ve got bad nerves! Overview and treatment of anxiety disorders.” Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis OH, 10 /30/2018.
  • Dr. Allissa Caudill, Dr.  Michael Stinnet: Understanding Children and Adolescents with sexual behavior problems. MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, 7/12/2017, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Edward Dachowski: “Autism Spectrum Disorders” 5/09/2018, MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Suzanne Holroyd: “Neurocognitive disorders” Grand Rounds, West Virginia University – Charleston Division, Charleston WV 2/22/2018
  • Dr. Suzanne Holroyd: “Recognizing Elder Abuse” West Virginia Elder Abuse Meeting, Flatwoods, WV 2017
  • Dr. Suzanne Holroyd: “Treatment of Behavioral Disturbance in patients with dementia.” West Virginia University – Charleston Division, 2017
  • Dr. Suzanne Holroyd “Updates on the Evaluation and Treatment of Depression in the Elderly” West Virginia District Branch – American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, White Sulphur Springs WV (CME) August 25th, 2017.
  • Dr. Suzanne Holroyd “Being Different – Diversity in Medicine”, Cabell County Medical Society, Huntington WV, 8/24/2017
  • Dr. Kelly Melvin “Poisonous plants and fungi of Appalachia: overlooked causes of delirium”, WVU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, Morgantown WV, 9/19/18
  • Dr. Kelly Melvin: “Poisonous Plants and Fungi of Appalachia: Overlooked causes of delirium and psychosis”, 3/14/2018, MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Kelly Melvin: “Transmagnetic Stimulation”, MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, 11/8/2017, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Kalpana Miriyala, MD: “Parenting and Substance Abuse” 06/13/2018. MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Kalpana Miriyala: “Impact of parental opioid use on children” West Virginia Psychological Association fall conference, 2018, Charleston WV
  • Dr. Kalpana Miriyala: “Canary in the Coalmine: Identifying gaps in integrating systems serving pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorders in West Virginia. Pre-Conference Workshop 2018 Zero to Three Conference
  • Dr. Kalpana Miriyala: “Implications and next steps for children in Head Start with prenatal exposure to opiates” Opioid Policy Workgroup for Head Start Children: National Center for Early Childhood Health and Wellness, American academy of Pediatrics and Head Start, Washington DC July 2018
  • Dr. Kalpana Miriyala: “What is attachment? Why does it matter?” WV Infant toddler Mental Health Association at the Celebrating Connections Early Childhood conference, Charleston WV 06/2018
  • Dr. Kalpana Miriyala: “Attachment in Substance use” webinar for Infant Mental Health Week, WVITMHA at Social-Emotional Institute for the Home Visiting Program, Charleston WV, 05/2018
  • Dr. Kalpana Miriyala: “”When nothing’s fun for little ones: Depression in early years of life” West Virginia Birth to Three webinar series
  • Dr. Scott Murphy: "Psychiatric Signs and Symptoms”, Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis OH, 10/09/18
  • Dr. Scott Murphy, “Wellness” 4/11/2018, MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Tamara Murphy: “The Healthy Aging Brain” B’Nai Sholom Synagogue, Huntington WV, 10/13/2017
  • Dr. Jennifer M. Price: “Treating pregnant and parenting mothers with opioid use disorder: Presented at Fall meeting West Virginia Psychological Association Roanoke WV, 2018
  • Dr. Jennifer M. Price: “Ethical issues in child abuse cases” West Virginia Psychological Association Charleston WV 2017
  • Dr. Jenifer M. Price: “Ethical issues in child abuse cases” West Virginia Association of Professional Psychologists, Flatwoods WV 2017
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz: “Neuroleptic malignant syndrome” Holzer Medical Center 07/2017, Gallipolis OH
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz: “Psychopharmacology” Holzer Medical Center 10/2017, Gallipolis OH
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz: “Mood disorders” Holzer Medical Ceter 10/2017, Gallipolis OH
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz: “Psychiatric Complications of Neuromuscular Disorders” 12/05/2017, MUSOM Neurology Grand Rounds, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz: “Psychiatric Complications of Neuromuscular Disorders”, 10/11/2017, MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz: “Huntington’s Disease” 1/2018, Mildred Mitchell Bateman Hospital
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz : “Meal Prep,” Wellness week, MUSOM Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, April 2018, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Adam Schindzielorz : “Neuromalignant Syndrome” MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, 8/09 /2017, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Michael Stinnett: “Transgender inmates: Assessment and Care. Psi Med Annual Training, 2018 Charleston WV
  • Dr. Michael Stinnett and Dr. Allyssa Caudill: “Sexual behavior problems in children and adolescents”. Presented at the counselor academy at Hope’s Place child Advocacy Center, Ashland KY 2018
  • Dr. Michael Stinnett: “The What and How of Mindfulness in Education” Spring Hill Elementary staff and Faculty Development Meeting September 2017, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Michael Stinnett: “Gender dysphoria in children: Clinical implications for psychological care”. MUSOM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, 12/13/2017, Huntington WV
  • Dr. Marie Veitia, “Coping with Sabotage after Bariatric Surgery”, Bariatric Surgery Support Group, 7/02/2017
  • Dr. Marie Veitia “Exercise: Introduction to Yoga”, Bariatric Surgery Support Group, 10/01/2017                    
  • Grants:
  • Melvin, Kelly: Co-Principal Investigator, State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis, SAMHSA/WVDHHR/West Virginia University, 5/2018-4/2019, $123,335
  • Miriyala Kalpana: Co-Principal Investigator Behavioral Health Workforce Expansion Training Grant: Funding: Health Resources and Services Administration $58,000/year, 4 year grant, focusing on training psychiatric residents in Integrated Care 2018-22
  • Miriyala Kalpana: Principal Investigator WVCTSI Pilot Funding for Long term Neurobehavioral Outcomes of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome $5000 May – November 2018.

IRB studies

  • Bryant-Melvin K:  IRB# 1105240 - Validation of TIDOS
  • Bryant-Melvin K: IRB# 1080645-2, Psych Research project (campus counseling)
  • Caudill A, Boothe C: IRB # 1106497-1 “Trauma informed care in the medical school setting”
  • Holroyd S, Creel R, Hunt L, Maynard E, Khitan: IRB# 937401-1. Pica Prevalence in a West Virginian Dialysis Population
  • Hudson M: IRB # 952635-1 Neuropsychological Clinical Database
  • Holroyd S: IRB # 115995Psychiatric comorbidities in adult IDD
  • Holroyd S: IRB# 965964-2: Substance abuse in a geriatric psychiatry clinic
  • Miriyala K: [989807-2]: Title: How much do parents really know? Parent-Child agreement on DSM-5 Level 1 Cross-Cutting Symptom Measure in children ages 11-17. Co-investigators Randall M, Hart J
  • Muzaffar A, Murphy S, Wang J, et al IRB #909537-1:  Patients responding “yes” to suicidal ideations in an outpatient setting: What happens next?
  • Nieuwenhuizen L,  Neiuwenhuizen M,  Mills J,  IRB # 1009735 -2, Investigating changes in cognitive functioning and personality profile of participants in a medication assisted treatment program for pregnant women with opioid use disorder

APA Posters

  • Adam Schindzielorz M.D., Scott Murphy M.D. & Suzanne Holroyd M.D.
    • “Musical Hallucinations Treated with Atypical Antipsychotics in a Geriatric Population – A Case Series” 
  • Britney Johnson, MS4 & Suzanne Holroyd, M.D.
    • “Case Report: Exploring the Link Between Capgras Delusions and Left Temporal Dysfunctions”
  • Kamal Patel M.D., Brandon Lilly M.D., & Kelly Melvin M.D.
    • “Case Report of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome”
  • Laura Hunt MS4 & Dr. Kelly Melvin M.D.
    • Heroin-induced toxic leukoencephalopathy in Appalachia: A case report and literature review
  • Leah D. Stalnker MS3, Cornelius W. Thomas M.D., Suzanne Holroyd M.D.
    • “Late Onset Mania Associated with Removal of Oligodendroglioma”
  • Ashley Collins D.O., Janice Hostetter D.O., & Kalpana Miriyala M.D.
    • “Neurobehavioral Disorder Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure (ND-PAE): Case series Report From a University-Based Psychiatric Clinic”
  • Clare Bajamundi D.O. & Bobby Miller M.D.
    • “A Curious Case of Conversion”
  • Erika Maynard MS4, Brandon Lilly M.D., Kelly Melvin M.D., & Suzanne Holroyd M.D.
    • “Visual Hallucinations and "Capgras" Delusions Regarding Personal Belongings Associated with Occipital Lobe Seizures"
  • Joseph Hart M.D., Kelly Melvin M.D. & Richard Sorbig
    • “Atypical antipsychotic prescribing patterns for pediatric patients enrolled in West Virginia Medicaid”
  • Rebecca Creel MS4, Laura Burdette MS4, Erika Maynard MS4, Dr. Jesse Fredeen M.D., Dr. Zeid Khitan M.D., & Dr. Suzanne Holroyd M.D.
    • PICA Prevalence and Associated Factors in a West Virginian Dialysis Population

Research

Peer Reviewed Papers (published/in press)     Key:  Psychiatry Faculty  Resident  Medical Student

  • Melvin K., Hart J, and Sorvig, R.  “Atypical antipsychotic prescribing patterns for pediatric patients enrolled in West Virginia Medicaid”. Psychiatric Services, published online ahead of print 6/1/17, https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201600489.
  • Farooq  M,  Melvin, K: “Absence of septum pellucidum and gray matter heteropia in a patient with major depressive disorder with psychotic features and intractable epileptic seizures: a case report”, WV Med J May/June 2017; 114:40-42.
  • Miriyala K, Hart J : Neural Tube Defects In Waardenburg Syndrome: A Case Report And Review Of The Literature. Journal: American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, DOI 10.1002/ajmg.a.38325
  • Jude D., Mitchell B, Jude BD, Nieuwenhuizen L: Women in an opioid addiction treatment program do not know how to obtain naloxone. West Virginia Medical Journal, June 2017, DOI: 10.21885/wvmj.2017.13
  • Schindzielorz A, Bryant-Melvin K, Melvin KE, Holroyd S: The use of memantine in autism spectrum disorder – A case report. West Virginia Medical Journal Jan/Feb 2018 issue – in press
  • Santa Cruz MR, Hidalgo PC, Lee MS, Thomas CW, Holroyd S: Buspirone for the treatment of dementia with behavioral disturbance. International Psychogeriatrics. 2017. pp.1-4.doi:10.1017/S1041610216002441
  • Dombrowski D, Norrel N, Holroyd S: Substance use disorders in elderly admissions to an academic psychiatric inpatient service over a 10-year period. Journal of Addiction. Vol. 2016,Article ID 4973018,http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4973018.
  • Schindzielorz A, Murphy S, Holroyd S: Musical hallucinations treated with atypical antipsychotics in a geriatric population – a case series. In press – West Virginia Medical Journal 2018

Peer-Reviewed Papers - Under review:

  • Lee M, Santa Cruz RM, Hidalgo PC, Thomas CW, Holroyd S: Clinical characteristics of Schizoaffective disorder in the elderly. Submitted to Journal of Psychiatry
  • Hidalgo PC, Santa Cruz MR, Thomas CW, Lee MS, Holroyd S: Oral medroxyprogesterone treatment of sexually inappropriate behavior in dementia. Submitted to Journal of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • Hart J, Crigger C, Turner A, Veitia M, Holroyd S: Medical and Psychiatric Comorbidities in Appalachian Patients Seeking Bariatric Surgery. Submitted to West Virginia Medical Journal

Book Chapters/Invited Articles/Editorials:

  • Derreberry, Todd, Holroyd S: "Dementia in Women". Kornstein S, Clayton AH eds. "Women's Mental Health", Elsevier's Psychiatric Clinics, 2017
  • Holroyd S (2016) "The Prescription Drug Epidemic in Appalachian Elderly, Marshall Journal of Medicine: Vol. 2: Iss. 2, Article 2. http://mds.marshall.edu/mjm/vol2/iss2/2

Posters/Abstracts presented to national/international meetings:

  • Shalnaker LD, Thomas CW, Holroyd S: “Late onset mania associated with right temporal lobe oligodendroglioma resection”. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Diego CA, May 20,2017
  • Maynard E, Lilly B, Holroyd S: “Visual hallucinations and “Capgras” delusions regarding personal belongings associated with occipital lobe seizures. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Diego CA, May 20,2017
  • Murphy S, Schindzielorz A, Holroyd S: Musical hallucinations treated with atypical antipsychotics in a geriatric population – a case series. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Diego CA, May 20,2017
  • Johnson B, Holroyd S: Case report exploring the link between Capgras delusions and left temporal dysfunction. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Diego CA, May 20,2017
  • Creel R, Burdette LH , Maynard E, Fredeen J, Khitan Z, Holroyd S: “Pica prevalence in a West Virginia dialysis population”.  American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Diego CA, May 20,2017
  • Shalnaker LD, Thomas CW, Holroyd S: “Late onset mania associated with right temporal lobe oligodendroglioma resection”. Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/23/2017
  •  Maynard E, Lilly B, Holroyd S: “Visual hallucinations and “Capgras” delusions regarding personal belongings associated with occipital lobe seizures. Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/23/2017
  •  Murphy S, Schindzielorz A, Holroyd S: Musical hallucinations treated with atypical antipsychotics in a geriatric population – a case series. Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/23/2017
  •  Johnson B, Holroyd S: Case report exploring the link between Capgras delusions and left temporal dysfunction. Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/23/2017
  • Creel R, Burdette LH , Maynard E, Fredeen J, Khitan Z, Holroyd S: “Pica prevalence in a West Virginia dialysis population”.  Marshall University School of Medicine Research Day, Huntington WV 3/23/2017
  • Bonnell, M. R., Steed, D., Schwann, T., Moukarbel, G., Khoury, S., Hudson, M., Myers-Fabian, A., Haines, M. (2017).  Cognitive improvements persist post Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement.  Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New Orleans, Louisiana. 
  • Steed, D., Haines, M., Batizy, L., Hudson, M., Mueller, C., Moukarbel, G., Schwann, T. A., Myers-Fabian, A., & Bonnell, M. R. (2017).  Left Ventricular Assist Device placement significantly improves memory for patients with Advanced Heart Failure.  Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Bonnell, M. R., Steed, D., Schwann, T., Moukarbel, G., Khoury, S., Hudson, M., Myers-Fabian, A., & Haines, M. (2016).  Cognitive improvement post-placement of Left Ventricular Assist Device.  Poster presentation at the Heart Failure Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, Florida. 
  • Steed, D., Haines, M., Batizy, L., Hudson, M., Mueller, C., Moukarbel, G., Schwann, T. A., Myers-Fabian, A., & Bonnell, M. R. (2016).  Beyond cardiac output: Systemic physiological improvement predicts memory improvement post LVAD placement.  Poster presentation at the Heart Failure Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, Florida.
  • Elhamdani S, Lilly BMelvin K. “A case report on serotonin syndrome”,  Marshall Research Day 3/24/17.
  • Patel K, Lilly B, Melvin K. “Case report of neuroleptic malignant syndrome”, Marshall Research Day 3/24/17.
  • Patel K, Lilly B, Melvin K. “Case report of neuroleptic malignant syndrome”, American Psychiatric Association annual meeting May 19, 2017, San Diego CA.
  • Hunt L and Melvin, K. “Heroin-induced toxic leukoencephalopthy in Appalachia: a case report and literature review”, Marshall Research Day 3/24/2017
  • Hunt L and Melvin, K. “Heroin-induced toxic leukoencephalopthy in Appalachia: a case report and literature review”, American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 19, 2017 San Diego CA.
  • Miriyala K, Collins A, Hostetter J: Neurobehavioral Disorder-Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol: A case series report from a University based psychiatric clinic. Marshall Research Day March24, 2017
  • Miriyala K, Collins A, Hostetter J: Neurobehavioral Disorder-Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol: A case series report from a University based psychiatric clinic. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Diego, CA May 2017

Published Abstracts:

  • D. Steed, M. Haines, M. Bonnell, A.M. Myers-Fabian & M.C. Hudson (2017). Cognitive improvements persist post Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement (Abstract), Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 23(S1), 170.
  • D. Steed, M. Haines, M. Bonnell, A.M. Myers-Fabian, & M.C. Hudson (2017). Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement significantly improves memory for patients with advanced heart failure (Abstract), Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 23(S1), 337.
  • Bonnell, M. R., Steed, D., Schwann, T., Moukarbel, G., Khoury, S., Hudson, M., Myers-Fabian, A., & Haines, M. (2016).  Cognitive improvement post-placement of Left Ventricular Assist Device. (Abstract), Journal of Cardiac Failure, 22(8), S109-110.
  • Steed, D., Haines, M., Batizy, L., Hudson, M., Mueller, C., Moukarbel, G., Schwann, T. A., Myers-Fabian, A., & Bonnell, M. R. (2016).  Beyond cardiac output: Systemic physiological improvement predicts memory improvement post LVAD placement.  (Abstract), Journal of Cardiac Failure, 22(8), S42.

Other Scholarly Presentations:

  • Bentley, Meredith: West Virginia School of Medicine -  Southwest Region 3rd and 4th year students. (Spring 2017)  Bipolar Disorder - what you need to know
  • Hudson M: Marshall Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds (October 2016) – Lyme Disease: A Neuropsychiatric Condition
  • Hudson M: Tri-State Concussion Consortium Quarterly Meeting (October 2016) – Neuropsychological Perspective of Post-Concussion Syndrome 
  • Hudson M: Marshall Neurology Grand Rounds (April 2017) – Neuropsychological Assessment of Epilepsy
  • Melvin K: “Tourette’s syndrome”, Department of Neurology grand rounds, presented 12/6/16
  • Melvin K: “Depression in primary care: recognition, treatment, and referral”, Department of Family Medicine grand rounds, 12/1/16
  • Melvin K: “Ambulatory or Community-based Teaching”, PACE Education Retreat, breakout session presentation, 9/16/16.
  • Melvin K: “Child abuse and neglect: psychiatric sequelae and treatment options” Department of Psychiatry grand rounds, presented on 9/14/16
  • Melvin K: “Opioid use disorder and medication-assisted treatment” Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, presented on 7/26/2016
  • Miriyala K: “Attachment in Substance Use”: Lecture at Celebrating Connections WV Early Childhood Conference in Charleston, WV attended by 50 EC providers –lecture in a workshop co-presented by faculty from Marshall and WVU. April 2017, Charleston, WV
  • Miriyala K: Webinar hosted by WVITMHA as part of Infant Mental Health Week – over 200 registered listeners. Huntington, WV May 2017
  • Nieuwenhuizen L: “Healthy Connections: Addiction and early attachment”: Presented at the Children’s Alliance Conference in Charleston WV on April 7, 2017

Current IRB studies:

  • Hudson M:  IRB # 1005120-2 Investigating Self-Report and Objective Neurocognitive Changes in a Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Program in Adults with ADHD – Coinvestigator along with PI Nieuwenhuizen, & Stinnett
  • Hudson M: IRB # 952635-1 Neuropsychological Clinical Database – Primary Investigator
  • Melvin K: IRB# 991207-3 Co-investigator, “Melatonin shortens the duration of delirium in Hospitalized ICU patients on Ventilator: A double blinded Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial at Cabell Huntington Hospital”. PI – Justin Nolte, MD,
  • Miriyala K: [989807-2]: Title: How much do parents really know? Parent-Child agreement on DSM-5 Level 1 Cross-Cutting Symptom Measure in children ages 11-17. Co-investigators Randall M, Hart J
  • Muzaffar MA, Murphy S, Wang J, et al IRB #909537-1:  Patients responding “yes” to suicidal ideations in an outpatient setting: What happens next?
  • Holroyd S, Creel R, Hunt L, Maynard E, Khitan: IRB# 937401-1. Pica Prevalence in a West Virginian Dialysis Population
  • Nieuwenhuizen L,  Neiuwenhuizen M,  Mills J,  IRB # 1009735 -2, Investigating changes in cognitive functioning and personality profile of participants in a medication assisted treatment program for pregnant women with opioid use disorder 

A sample of the department research was showcased with 9 research poster presentations at the 2015 American Psychiatric Association meeting in Toronto,Canada. Many of these posters were also presented to the 2015 Marshall University SOM Research Day March 2015.

Poster presentations included:

1.Crigger C, Turner A, Veitia M & Holroyd S. Psychological Factors in Appalachian Patients Seeking Bariatric Surgery. Presented to the 168th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Toronto, Canada, May 2015.

2.Turner A, Crigger C, Veitia M, & Holroyd S. Locus of control in Pre-Surgical Bariatric Surgery Candidates in Appalachia. Presented to the 168th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Toronto, Canada, May 2015.

3.Fredeen J, Holroyd S: "Recurrence of Pica after an 18 year hiatus, associated with renal dialysis - A case report and review of the literature". Presented to the 168th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Toronto Canada, May 16th, 2015

4. Slocum S, Holroyd S: "Conversion disorder in an Appalachian Community: A prevalence and case control study". Presented to the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada, May 16th, 2015

5. Lester DR, Holroyd S: "Neuropsychiatric symptoms in anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: A case report and review of the literature". Presented to the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada, May 16th, 2015

6. Schindzielorz AH, Bryant-Melvin K, Holroyd S: "Use of memantine in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review and Case Report" Presented to the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada, May 16th, 2015

7. Layne JA, LeGrow T, Holroyd S: "Case report investigating psychiatric and psychologic characteristics of Ohdo Syndrome". Presented to the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada, May 16th, 2015

8. Tolbert R, Keeton C,Joyce M, Cook KH, LeGrow C, Melvin K: "Assessing the psychiatric education curriculum in primary care residency programs". Presented to the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada, May 16th, 2015

9. Diamond SB, Diamond WS, Melville M, Holroyd S: “Substance use disorders in the psychiatric emergency room: Prevalence and associated psychiatric comorbidity”. Accepted for the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada, May 16th, 2015.


Marshall Receives National Research Award!

The research poster submitted by MUSOM student Maureen Joyce,  Dr. Kelly Melvin and other Marshall co-authors Robin Tolbert DO, Corey Keeton MD, Kelsey Cook MA, and Chris LeGrow PhD , won a national award in the medical student/resident competition!!  Of note, there were 345 posters submitted in this competition.

“A National Survey Assessing Psychiatric Education in Primary Care Residency Programs” won “For the Outstanding Poster in the Curriculum Development and Education Category”.