Faculty

Seven of our faculty members have added qualifications in geriatric psychiatry. Faculty members in geriatric psychiatry have been recognized for their outstanding educational contributions. In recent years, geriatric psychiatry faculty members have received five outstanding teaching awards from the Yale Psychiatry Residents Association.

Paul Kirwin, MD, Program DirectorAssociate Professor of Psychiatry
Michelle Conroy, MD, Associate Program DirectorAssistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Douglas Brandt, MDMedical Director, MedOptions
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Juan Carlos Cleves-Bayon, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Saint Raphael Campus
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Maddalena DeRosa, MDAttending Physician, Palliative Care Service
VA Connecticut Health Care System
Barbara Duncan, MSNGeriatric Psychiatry Clinical Nurse Specialist, VA Connecticut Health Care System
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Margaret Drickamer, MDProgram Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship
Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Nursing
Carl Edelen, MDAttending Psychiatrist, VA Connecticut Health Care System
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Joseph Fickes, MDAttending Psychiatrist, The Jewish Home for the Elderly
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Sean Jeffery, PharmDAssociate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
Javier Lopez, MDAttending Psychiatrist, Masonicare
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Karl-Otto Liebmann, MDAttending Psychiatrist, Harbor Health Services
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Martha MacAvoy, PhDResearch Associate in Psychiatry
Alzheimer’s Disease Research Unit
Marc Nespoli, MD, MPHAttending Psychiatrist, VA Connecticut Health Care System
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Robert Ostroff, MDAttending Psychiatrist and Director of ECT, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Diana Richardson, MD

Attending Neurologist, VA Connecticut Health Care System
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Attending Psychiatrist, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital

Alicia Romeo, MDAssistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Tracey Shamas, APRNNurse Practitioner, Palliative Care Service
VA Connecticut Health Care System
Bart Sloan, MDAttending Psychiatrist, Bridgeport Manor Nursing Home
Rajesh Tampi, MD, MSDirector of Behavioral Health, Masonicare
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Louis Trevisan, MDAssociate Chief of Psychiatry, VA Connecticut Health Care System
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Christopher van Dyck, MDProfessor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurobiology
Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit
Pradeep Varma, MDDirector of MR Research
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology
Ilse Wiechers, MD, MPPRobert Wood Johnson Fellow
Kirsten Wilkins, MDAssistant Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Yale Psychiatry Clerkship