Research and Quality Improvement Projects

Psychiatry faculty, residents and fellws are engaged in a variety of translational science, clinical trials, quality improvement and outcomes research projects. Some currents project include:

Quality improvement of monitoring done for Child and Adolescent patients after they have been diagnosed with ADHD.          
Principal Investigator: Chong, Yon

Quality Improvement Project: Incidence of antipsychotic polypharmacy and monitoring the adherence to guidelines.
Principal Investigator: Lotfallah, Joshua

Quality Improvement Project: Hematological and weight monitoring in (adult) patients on Lithium, Valproate, and Carbamazepine
Principal Investigator: Hour, Siv

Atomoxetine use and its correlation with aggression amongst child and adolescent patients with ADHD   
Principal Investigator: Sharma, Rahul

A Cluster Randomized, Multi-center, Parallel-Group, Rater-Blind Study Comparing Treatment with Aripiprazole Once Monthly and Treatment as Usual on Effectiveness in First Episode and Early Phase Illness in Schizophrenia
Principal Investigator: Ramaswamy, Sriram

Predictors of Outcome in Bariatric Surgery    
Principal Investigator: Madison, James

Antipsychotic -metabolic monitoring polypharmacy and high dose antipsychotic use in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry : Psychiatry Associates, 35th and Dodge     
Principal Investigator: Kolli, Venkata

Efficacy of Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) for Treatment of Insomnia Disorder for Patients with ADHD using Stimulant Medications            
Principal Investigator: Selvaraj, Vithyalakshmi

Survey of app use in Psychiatric Education   
Principal Investigator: Kolli, Venkata

What are the reflections from medical students after one experience of working with patients who are in the Magis Psychiatric and Acute Care clinics?            
Principal Investigator: Bhatia, Subhash

A Survey of Psychiatry Attending Physicians Attitude Towards Improving Direct Supervision Sessions
Principal Investigator: Hour, Siv

A survey of resident physician attitudes towards improving direct supervision session      
Principal Investigator: Hour, Siv

A survey of Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Physician Attitudes towards Improving Direct Supervision Session    
Principal Investigator: Selvaraj, Vithyalakshmi

Quality Improvement Project: Improving Physical Health of Patients with Psychiatric Morbidities through Routine Screening  
Principal Investigator: Kolli, Venkata