Monday, June 26, 2017

APPA 2017 Fall Conference

October 27-28, 2017
Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa

The discounted room rate at the Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa is
$209 per night for a deluxe room. The discounted rate is available for one day before and one
day after the conference to make it an extended weekend. Make your hotel reservations by
calling (205) 916-7677 for reservations. Rate is $209. Room block expires Sept. 29.

Registration coming soon!


Mobile Bay Psychiatric Society to meet June 22, 2017

Felix Fish Camp
1530 Battleship Pkwy
Spanish Fort, Al 36527
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (Speaker at 7:30)

Topic: Hijacking the Brain, Understanding Addiction
Speaker: Ronald Franks, MD, DLFAPA, Professor, Acting Chair, Department of Psychiatry, USA College of Medicine

RSVP to William Bogan Brooks, MD, or Hal Veits, MD.

Download the Invitation


2017 APPA Spring Conference Wrap-up

Congratulations to our poster presentation winners!

First Place: The Ethical Use of Active Placebos (17-1-07)

Authors: David Rizk, BS; Allison Sullivan, BS; Dustin Marmalich, MD; W. Bogan Brooks, MD


Second Place: Autoimmune Limbic Encephalitis:
Finding out that zebras live in our neighborhood. (17-1-06)

Authors: Tina Jackson, MD; William A. Kilgo, MD; Lindsey Stewart, MD; Sandra Parker, MD


Third Place: Comparative Analysis of QbTest, NEBA System, and Clinicom in the Diagnosis of ADHD (17-1-02)

Authors: Joni Kay, BS; Heather Theobald, BS, MPH; Nelson Handal, MD; Barbara Baldwin, MS; Michael Nellamattathil, MS


Spring Conference Presentations (Final)

(click on the title to download a PDF)

FRIDAY, APRIL 21
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Malpractice Liability for Post-discharge Suicides, Assaults and Murders
M. Jansen Voss, JD, Attorney, Scott, Sullivan, Streetman & Fox, PC

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Suicide Prediction and Prevention
Suicide Prediction and Prevention (recommended for printing)
Charles Rich, MD, Professor Emeritus, University of South Alabama

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Psychiatric Care for Older Patients with Depression
Susan Lehmann, MD, Associate Professor, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

12:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
‘Value Proposition’ for Behavioral Health
John Santopietro, MD, FAPA, Chief Clinical Officer, Carolinas HealthCare System

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
The Prion Story: History, Film and Treatment
William Broughton, MD, Professor, USA College of Medicine

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Psychosocial Dimension of Psychopharmacology
David Mintz, MD, Staff Psychiatrist, The Austen Riggs Center

SATURDAY, APRIL 22
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Detection of Malingering in Psychiatric Patients
David J. Williamson, MBA, PhD, Principle Medical Science Liaison, Janssen Scientific Aff airs, LLC

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
The Role of Buprenorphine in Pain and Addiction
Li Li, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
End of Life Issues
Severin Grenoble, MD, Medical Director, Horizon Health

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ADHD Treatment Resistant Issues
Jesse C. Martinez, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Birmingham


Future APPA Meeting Dates and Locations

April 20-21, 2018
Embassy Suites, Montgomery

October 6, 2018
Battle House, Mobile

April 5-7, 2019
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

September 27-28, 2019
Bohemian Hotel, Mountain Brook


The Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association is proudly managed by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.