EVMS Psychiatry Residency - Faculty & Staff

Program Management Team

Department Chair - Stephen Deutsch, MD, PhD

Program Director - Paul Sayegh, MD

Associate Program Director - Maria Urbano, MD

Program Coordinator - Karen Scott

 

Faculty Members

Armin Ansari, M.D. - Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Graduate of the EVMS Psychiatry Residency Program; Chief of Inpatient Psychiatry, Hampton VAMC
  • Assistant Residency Program Director
  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor/coordinator, Psychopathology, PGY-1; supervises residents on the VAMC inpatient service site
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, bipolar disorder, patient follow-up after discharge from inpatient care

Sonia Aznar, M.D.

  • Supervisor, Medical Hygiene Clinic - Hampton VAMC

Jerome Blackman, M.D., FAPA, FIPA, FAPsa - Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, Psychodynamics, PGY-2, 3 and 4; Outpatient supervisor
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Psychoanalytic/psychiatric diagnosis and treatment selection, supportive vs. interpretive techniques, psychiatric expert testimony

Gregory Briscoe, M.D. - Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Clerkship Director for EVMS medical students
  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology; inpatient supervisor
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Medical education in psychiatry; medical students and stress; bipolar disorders

Jorge A. Cortina, M.D. - Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Residency Responsibilities: PGY-2,3,4; supervisor, neuroscience elective, hospice elective
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Geriatric psychiatry; forensic psychiatry; addiction psychiatry

Barbara Ann Cubic, Ph.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Director, EVMS Cognitive Therapy Program
  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, Behavioral Medicine, Eating Disorders; Supervisor, Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Cognitive and behavioral therapy; eating disorders; body image issues; anxiety disorders; depression; women's issues

Lisa Fore-Arcand, Ed.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Residency Responsibilities: Research Coordinator; Instructor, Residents as Teachers, PGY-1
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Medical education; child psychopathology

Baljit S. Gill, M.D. - Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Outpatient rotation supervisor, PGY-3 class faculty mentor
  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, Substance Abuse; supervisor, PCT clinic
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Addiction psychiatry; geriatric psychiatry; general psychiatry

Richard Handel, Ph.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, Research Methods, Psychological Assessment, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; CBT psychotherapy supervisor
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Psychological testing

Priscilla Hankins, M.D. - Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Residency Responsibilities: Chief, Hampton VAMC Psychiatry Service
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Kathrin Hartmann, Ph.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, American Subcultures
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Clinical child psychology

Michael P. Henderson, M.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Course Director M-1 - Human Development
  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, Child Development and Psychopathology

Lloyd Hitchings, M.D. - Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Residency Responsibilities: Site supervisor of neurology rotation; instructor, Neurology
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Clinical neurology

Alaa-Eldin M. Mahmoud, M.D. - Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Residency Responsibilities: Site supervisor, VAMC inpatient service
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Inpatient psychiatry

William W. McDaniel, M.D. - Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, ECT, group therapy; journal club facilitator; site ECT supervisor; rotation supervisor, consultation psychiatry
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Inpatient psychiatry, ECT

Jessica Mees-Campbell, M.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Residency Responsibilities: SNGH Inpatient Psychiatry

Jerry H. Morewitz, M.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, geriatric psychiatry, ethics; rotation supervisor, consultation psychiatry
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Geriatric psychiatry

Justin Petri, M.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Residency Responsibilities: SNGH Inpatient Medical Director; Course Co-Director M-2-Psychopathology

Naheed Saleem, M.D. - Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, Sociocultural Issues in Psychiatry; supervisor, PCT clinic
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Adult clinical psychiatry

Sharmini Santher, M.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Graduate of EVMS Psychiatry Residency
  • Residency Responsibilities: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Paul Sayegh, M.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Residency Training Director
  • Residency Responsibilities: PGY-1 class faculty mentor; clinical supervisor, inpatient psychiatry, SNGH; instructor, psychodynamic continuous case conference

Maninder Singh, M.D. - Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Graduate of EVMS Psychiatry Residency
  • Residency Responsibilities: Site supervisor, VAMC inpatient service; instructor, psychopharmacology and psychopathology
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Premenstrual dysphoria

David Spiegel, M.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, History of Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, Short-term Psychotherapy; Supervisor for psychotherapy, geriatric psychiatry, consultation psychiatry
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Anxiety disorders
  • Course Co-Director M-2-Psychopathology

Maria R. Urbano, M.D. - EVMS Department of Psychiatry

  • Graduate of EVMS Psychiatry Residency
  • Assistant Residency Training Director
  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, Interpersonal and Communication Skills; supervisor, outpatient psychotherapy
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Sleep disorders; sexual dysfunction; attention deficit disorder

J. Catesby Ware, Jr., M.D. - EVMS Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine

  • Director, Sleep Disorders Center, EVMS and SNGH
  • Residency Responsibilities: Instructor, Sleep Disorders
  • Research/Scholarly Interests: Insomnia; effects of medication on sleep