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 Director Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Michelle Conroy, MD , Associate Program Director Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Douglas Brandt, MD Medical 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, MD Attending Physician, Palliative Care Service
VA Connecticut Health Care System
Barbara Duncan, MSN Geriatric Psychiatry Clinical Nurse Specialist, VA Connecticut Health Care System
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Margaret Drickamer, MD Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship
Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Nursing
Carl Edelen, MD Attending Psychiatrist, VA Connecticut Health Care System
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Joseph Fickes, MD Attending Psychiatrist, The Jewish Home for the Elderly
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Sean Jeffery, PharmD Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
Javier Lopez, MD Attending Psychiatrist, Masonicare
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Karl-Otto Liebmann, MD Attending Psychiatrist, Harbor Health Services
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Martha MacAvoy, PhD Research Associate in Psychiatry
Alzheimer’s Disease Research Unit
Marc Nespoli, MD, MPH Attending Psychiatrist, VA Connecticut Health Care System
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Robert Ostroff, MD Attending 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, MD Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Tracey Shamas, APRN Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care Service
VA Connecticut Health Care System
Bart Sloan, MD Attending Psychiatrist, Bridgeport Manor Nursing Home
Rajesh Tampi, MD, MS Director of Behavioral Health, Masonicare
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Louis Trevisan, MD Associate Chief of Psychiatry, VA Connecticut Health Care System
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Christopher van Dyck, MD Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurobiology
Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit
Pradeep Varma, MD Director of MR Research
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology
Ilse Wiechers, MD, MPP Robert Wood Johnson Fellow
Kirsten Wilkins, MD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Yale Psychiatry Clerkship