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Stephen Strakowski, MD, Psychiatry, Austin, TX, Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin

StephenM.StrakowskiMD

Psychiatry Austin, TX

Psychopharmacology

Inaugural Chair, Department of Psychiatry at the Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin

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Education & Training

  • McLean HospitalResidency, Psychiatry, 1988 - 1992
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Vanderbilt University School of MedicineClass of 1988
  • University of Notre DameB.S.E., Summa Cum Laude, 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1992 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • The Jason Pressley Visiting Professorship, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science Medical University of South Carolina, 2014
  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2007-2014
  • The Harold Visotsky Lectureship, Department of Psychiatry Northwestern University, 2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Age-dependent decreases of high energy phosphates in cerebral gray matter of patients with bipolar I disorder: A preliminary phosphorus-31 magnetic resonance spectrosc...  
    Dudley JA, Lee JH, Durling M, Strakowski SM, Eliassen JC, J Affect Disord, 1/1/2015
  • Impact of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scanner noise on affective state and attentional performance  
    Jacob SN, Shear PK, Norris M, Smith M, Osterhage J, Strakowski SM, Cerullo M, Fleck DE, Lee JH, Elisassen JC, J Clin Exp Neuropsychol, 1/1/2015
  • First-episode bipolar disorder is associated with erythrocyte membrane docosahexaenoic acid deficits: Dissociation from clinical response to lithium or quetiapine  
    McNamara RK, Jandacek R, Tso P, Blom TJ, Welge JA, Strawn JF, Adler CM, DelBello MP, Strakowski SM, Psychiatry Res, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Effects of Long-Chain Omega-3 Fatty Acid Monotherapy on Cortical Biochemistry in Depressed Bipolar Offspring: A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled 1H MRS Study.
    McNamara RK, Strawn JR, Stahl L, Weber W, Welge J, Patino R, Strakowski SM, DelBello MP, SOBP Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 1/1/2014
  • Factor analysis of regional brain activation in bipolar and healthy individuals reveals a consistent modular structure.
    Welge JA, Strakowski SM, Eliassen JC, Lamy M, Allendorfer JB, Adler CM, DelBello MP, Fleck DE, SOBP Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 1/1/2014
  • Effects of long-chain omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on cortical integrity in adolescents at high risk of developing mania.
    DelBello MP, McNamara RM, Strawn JR, Patino LR, Stahl L, Weber WA, Welge JA, Strakowski SM, AACAP Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2014
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Lectures

  • An anterior limbic model of bipolar disorder. 
    MUSC, Charleston, SC - 1/1/2014
  • Update on the neurobiology of bipolar disorder. 
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL - 1/1/2013
  • A metabolic neuroimaging model of bipolar disorder. 
    University of New Mexico, Albequerque, NM - 1/1/2013
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Press Mentions

  • Babson Diagnostics Enters Collaborative Research Agreement with Dell Medical School to Study Immune Response to COVID-19
    Babson Diagnostics Enters Collaborative Research Agreement with Dell Medical School to Study Immune Response to COVID-19May 20th, 2020
  • Eighty Years on, the Debate over Electroconvulsive Therapy Continues
    Eighty Years on, the Debate over Electroconvulsive Therapy ContinuesOctober 10th, 2019
  • State, Local Officials Say $305 Million ‘Cutting-Edge’ Austin State Hospital Will Be Leading Mental Health Care Facility Nationwide
    State, Local Officials Say $305 Million ‘Cutting-Edge’ Austin State Hospital Will Be Leading Mental Health Care Facility NationwideOctober 3rd, 2019
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Grant Support

  • U Of Cincinnati Bipolar Disorder Imaging &Treatment Research Center (BITREC)National Institute Of Mental Health2007–2011
  • Special Scientific Procedures ( Longitudinal Assessment ) CoreNational Institute Of Mental Health2007–2011
  • Reaearch Methods (Neuroimaging Core)National Institute Of Mental Health2007–2011
  • Project 3: Neurobiological Characterization Of Offspring Of Biopolar ParentsNational Institute Of Mental Health2007–2011
  • Project 2: Functional And Neurochemical Brain Changes Following Successful Trea..National Institute Of Mental Health2007–2011
  • Operations And Clinical Assessment CoreNational Institute Of Mental Health2007–2011
  • Functional And Neurochemical Brain Changes In First EpisodeNational Institute Of Mental Health2007–2011
  • Ethnicity And The Diagnosis Of Affective IllnessNational Institute Of Mental Health2005–2008
  • Impulsivity As A Core Trait Of Bipolar DisorderNational Institute Of Mental Health2004–2008
  • Anterior Limbic Network Dysfunction In Bipolar DisorderNational Institute Of Mental Health2004–2008
  • Substance Abuse In First Episode ManiaNational Institute Of Mental Health1999–2003
  • RACE And Diagnosis In PsychosisNational Institute Of Mental Health1997–2000
  • Behavioral Sensitization In HumansNational Institute On Drug Abuse1997–1998
  • Substance Abuse Comorbidity In First-Episode ManNational Institute Of Mental Health1997–1998
  • Substance Abuse Comorbidity In First Episode ManiaNational Institute Of Mental Health1996

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