Praveen P. Fernandes, MD
Praveen P. Fernandes, MD

Praveen P. Fernandes, MD

Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Psychiatry

Position

  • Professor

Education

  • The Indian School,Science,1984-1986
  • St. John's Medical College,MBBS,1986-1992

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Andrade C, Radhakrishnan R, Fernandes PP. Psychopharmacology of Schizophrenia: The Future Looks Bleak. Mens Sana Monogr 2012; 10: 4-12., Mens Sana Monographs, Jan-Dec 10, 4-12, 2012
  • Andrade C, Fernandes PP. Antipsychotic drugs and myocardial infarction in patients with dementia. Archives of Internal Medicine 2012; Oct 8; 172 (18):1428-9, Archives of Internal Medicine, 172(18), 1428-9, 2012
  • Andrade C, Fernandes P. Is sitting harmful to health? It is too early to say. Archives of Internal Medicine 2012; Sep 10; 172 (16):1272-3, Archives of Internal Medicine, 172 (16), 1272-3, 2012
  • Andrade C, Fernandes P. Do Angiotensin receptor blockers really hold promise for the improvement of cognitive functioning? Archives of Internal Medicine 2012; Aug 13; 172(15):1191-2, Archives of Internal Medicine, 172 (15), 1191-2, 2012
  • Andrade, C., Bhakta, S.G., Fernandes, P.P. Familial vulnerability to an unusual cognitive adverse effect of topiramate: Discussion of mechanisms. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2010; 52:260-3., Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 2010; 52, 260-3, 2010
  • Nilesh Shah, Sarika Mahadeshwar, Savita Bhakta, Mahesh Bhirud, Praveen Fernandes and Chittaranjan Andrade. The safety and efficacy of benzodiazepine-modified treatments as a special form of unmodified ECT. Journal of ECT 2010; 26: 23-29, Journal of ECT, 2010; 26, 23-29, 2010
  • Bhatia Subhash, Praveen Fernandes: Quality outcomes mangagement: Veterans Affairs Case Study., Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 31(1), 57-72, 2008
  • Poster Presentation for Improving Patient Care in the Mental Health Setting, Other, 2007
  • Ramaswamy, S., P Fernade. Patient Telephone Encounters, Current Psychiatry, 4(9), 92, 2005
  • Ramaswamy, S., V Dewan, B Marcil, S Sattar, P Fernandes, F Petty. Aripiprazole possibly worsens psychosis., International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 19 Jan, 45-48, 2004
  • Fernandes, PP, F Petty. Modafinil for Remitted Bipolar Depression with Hypersomnia., Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 37(12), 1807-1809, 2003
  • Sattar, SP, P Fernandes, SC Bhatia, F Petty. Potential use of adjunctive novel antipsychotics with depot haloperidol in non-compliant patients. Psychiatric Services, 54(7), 1040-1041, 2003, Not Applicable, 54(7), 2003
  • Fernades, P. Rapid desensitization for needle phobia. Psychosomatics. June 2003; 44(3), 253- 254., Psychosomatics, 44(3), 253-254, 2003
  • Fernandes, P., W. Marcil. Death associated with Quetiapine Overdose. American Journal of Psychiatry 2002 December; 159(12): 2114., American Journal of Psychiatry, 159(12), 12, 2002
  • Husain, M., R. Singh, P. Fernandes. Book Review: The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Neuropsychiatry. Edited by Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D. and Robert E. Hales, M.D., American Psychiatry Press, Inc., Third Edition, 1997 Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2002 Sept; 53(3):837., Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 53(3), 837, 2002
  • Husain, M., J. Montgomery, P. Fernandes, L, Morrow. Safety of Vagus Nerve Stimulation with ECT. American Journal of Psychiatry 2002 July; 159(7): 1243, American Journal of Psychiatry, 159(7), 1243, 2002
  • Fernandes, P., Marcil, W., (2002): Fatality Assiciated with Quetiapine Overdose. Submitted to and accepted for publication by American Journal of Psychiatry.
  • Fernandes, P. (2002): Rapid Desensitization for Needle Phobia. Submitted for publication to Psychosomatics.

Publications

  • ”ACA: Principles and Strategies for Improving Access”, VISN, 2005
  • Advanced Clinic Access, VISN, 2005
  • Advanced Clinical Access: ACA in Mental Health, VISN, 2005
  • Advanced Clinic Access: National Coaches Experience, VISN, 2005

Presentations

  • Fernandes, Praveen and Coleman, Robert: “Does Implementation of Changes in Teaching Based on Feedback Improve Student Performance?” ADMSEP, June 16 – 18, 2016., 2016
  • Self Assessment for the Course Directors: Examining a 3-Step Process to Improve Exam Quality and Student Learning. Fernandes, P., Coleman, R., Huggett, K., Pisarri, T. ADMSEP 2015 Annual Meeting, June 18-20, 2015, Stowe, VT., 2015
  • Self-Assessment for the course directors: Examining a 3-step process to improve exam quality and student learning. Praveen Fernandes, Robert Coleman, Kathryn Huggett, Thomas Pisarri; Poster presentation at Association of Directors of Medical Student Education (ADMSEP) 41st Annual Conference, Stowe,Vermont, June 18-20, 2015, 2015
  • Practical considerations for rTMS during pregnancy. Praveen Fernandes; Poster accepted at 1st International Brain Stimulation Conference Poster, Singapore, March 2-4, 2015, 2015
  • “A Sick Patient who Cannot Sleep”. Creighton University Continuing Medical Education presentation at Psychiatry in Primary Care conference at Omaha, Nebraska, February 6, 2015, 2015
  • “Approaching the Bipolar versus Borderline Diagnostic Dilemma”. Grand Rounds presentation at Creighton University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry at Omaha, Nebrasaka, March 5, 2014, 2014
  • “If at First You Don’t Succeed- Approaches to Initial SSRI Treatment Failure”. Creighton University Continuing Medical Education presentation at Psychiatry in Primary Care conference at Omaha, Nebraska, February 7, 2014, 2014
  • “Overview of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Omaha”. Invited panel discussant to the Nebraska Psychiatric Society membership meeting at Omaha, Nebraska, May 17, 2012, 2012
  • “Coding in Psychosis”. Invited presentation on ICD-9-CM coding in psychotic disorders to the AAPC Omaha Chapter at UNMC, Omaha, Nebraska on 5/15/2012, 2012
  • Suicide. 1 Hour KETV Special., 2008
  • Improving Patient Care in the Mental Health Setting National Flow Collaborative. Dallas, TX, 2008
  • Improving Patient Care in the Mental Health Center. VA Central Region Flow Collaborative. Nashville, TN, 2007
  • Improving Patient Care in the Mental Health Setting. Midwest Flow Collaborative. St. Louis, MO, 2007
  • Improving Patient Care in the Mental Health Setting. SE FLow Collaborative. Duhram, NC, 2007
  • "Physicians, Phamaceutica and Pepperoni Pizza", Omaha, NE, 2005
  • Keynote address "ACA: Principles and Strategies for Improving Access" and "ACA in Mental Health" Kansas City, MO, 2005
  • Faculty moderator for Advanced Clinic Access Collaborative for VISN 17 (Texas), 2005
  • "ACA in Mental Health" for VISN 23 at Sioux Falls, S.D., 2005
  • Advanced Clinic Access VHA National Coaches Experience. Invited faculty moderator for mental health. New Orleans, 2005
  • Advanced Clinical Acces in Mental Health. VA ACA Meeting in Dallas TX., 2004