Committee

Stephen R. Saklad, PharmD, BCPP The University of Texas

Stephen R. Saklad, Pharm.D., BCPP – Conference Chair
Director, Psychiatric Pharmacy Program
Pharmacotherapy Education and Research Center
UT Health Science Center San Antonio

Dr Saklad is Clinical Professor at The University of Texas College of Pharmacy and Pharmacist San Antonio State Hospital since 1979. He has focused his career on clinical care, teaching, and research to improving the quality of life and function in the serious and persistently mentally ill. He helped to create a clinical research unit at San Antonio State Hospital and developed the first websites for The University of Texas College of Pharmacy and the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP). He is Director of the University of Texas Psychiatric Pharmacy Program in San Antonio, having trained over 70 advanced practice pharmacists in psychiatric pharmacy. Is is a Founding Member of CPNP, served on the CPNP Board of Directors, and was the founding senior editor of their peer reviewed journal, the Mental Health Clinician. He has served as the clinical chair of The University of Texas Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update since 2005 and published articles and presented to many groups around the country on a variety of pharmacy and mental health related topics. He is a principal or co-investigator for several studies of the efficacy and adverse effects of Phase II, III, and IV psychotropic agents in schizophrenia, mood disorders, and other serious mental illnesses, as well as their pharmacokinetics and interactions. He has received several honors, most recently the Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award from CPNP in 2012 and Teaching Excellence Award from the UT College of Pharmacy in 2013.


Kimberly A. Arlinghaus, MDKimberly Arlinghaus, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Round Rock, Texas
Adjunct Associate Professor, Menninger Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Dr. Arlinghaus is a board-certified general adult psychiatrist with a wealth of experience as a clinician, educator, administrator, and leader. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1982 with highest honor. She then attended Baylor College of Medicine, receiving her medical degree in 1986 with honor. Dr. Arlinghaus completed a general adult psychiatry residency in 1990 at Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals Program. In her first 21 years of practice, Dr. Arlinghaus developed expertise in consultation/liaison psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, psychopharmacology, and psychotherapy in the Texas Medical Center. She then returned to the Austin area in 2011 where she now enjoys a thriving private practice.


Emilie Becker, MD

Emilie A. Becker, M.D.
Medical Director, Medicaid Chip Mental Health
Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Dr. Becker has worked for the last 30 years in the area of psychiatric mental health in the state of Texas. She began as a child psychiatrist at a local community mental health clinic seeing abused patients admitted to Child Protective Services. She then migrated to a private practice where she acquired her forensic psychiatry boards and testified at numerous hearings. Later she worked at several rural state run juvenile prisons, one for sexual offenders. Dr. Becker then returned to Austin to work at Austin State Hospital, where she ran the female teen unit and afterwards, an adult inpatient unit. She left to work for the Texas Department of State Health Services where she became the Behavioral Health Medical Director. She then transferred to Texas Medicaid, where she was the Mental Health Medical Director.  Currently , she is the Geriatic Supervisor, back at Austin State Hospital.   Dr. Becker has published numerous articles in the arena of public mental health.


Lloyd Berg photoLloyd Berg, PhD, ABPP
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Lloyd Berg is a board-certified clinical health psychologist with the Seton Mind Institute and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School.  He served as Behavioral Science Director for the Austin Medical Education Programs Family Practice Residency and co-founded Behavioral Health Consultants, PLLC, Austin’s first health psychology specialty group. Dr. Berg received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from The University of Texas at Austin, where he also earned his master’s and doctoral degrees in counseling psychology.  He is past president of the American Academy of Clinical Health Psychology.


photo brayJames H. Bray, PhD
Professor and Department Chair
Department of Psychology
The University of Texas at San Antonio

James H. Bray, Ph.D. is a psychologist and Professor & Chair in the Department of Psychology at The University of Texas at San Antonio.  He recently was an Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the Baylor School of Medicine. He was the 2015 President of the Texas Psychological Association and the 2009 President of the American Psychological Association.  His presidential themes were the Future of Psychology Practice and Science and Psychology’s Contribution to Ending Homelessness.  He is also president of the Division of Professional Practice of the International Association of Applied Psychology.  Dr. Bray’s NIH funded research focuses on adolescent substance use, divorce, remarriage and stepfamilies.  He has published over 200 articles in major journal and books. He is the director of a federal HRSA faculty development program for physicians and was the director of the SAMSHA funded project on screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) project.  He is a pioneer in collaborative healthcare and primary care psychology.  He has presented his work in 20 countries.  He also maintains an active clinical practice focusing on health psychology, children and families.


Frances Holland, BSN
Head of Nursing Education Department
San Antonio State Hospital


Angela Hughes Campbell, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPP
Clinical Psychiatric Pharmacist

Dr. Campbell received her Pharm.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2005. She completed a 2-year postdoctoral psychiatric pharmacy practice residency at the University of Texas and Austin State Hospital. She graduated with her Master of Science in Pharmacy Administration with an emphasis in mental health outcomes from the University of Texas in 2007. She is board certified in psychiatric pharmacy by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties and is a member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologist Pharmacists. Dr. Campbell had a busy clinical practice on the child and adolescent unit of Austin State Hospital for approximately 8 years, and served as a preceptor for University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy APPE interns and psychiatric pharmacy residents for the duration of her time at ASH. Currently, she is taking the opportunity to be “super mom” to 3 incredible children under the age of 5, but stays active in the profession through membership on committees for the DFPS Psychotropic Medication Utilization Parameters for Children and Youth in Foster Care and the UT Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update, serving as a reviewer for Clinical Schizophrenia and Related Psychoses, as well as various independent psychiatric pharmacology consulting endeavors. She also works PRN as a retail pharmacist in Tyler, TX, and helps with various health fairs and immunization clinics in the community.


gutierrez JPEGCynthia Gutierrez, Pharm.D, M.S., BCPP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Psychiatry
South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Dr. Gutierrez graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Texas College of Pharmacy in May 2001.  She then spent two years completing a Master of Science in Pharmacy in conjunction with an ASHP accredited Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice Residency under the mentorship of Dr. Larry Ereshefsky.  In November 2003, she accepted a position at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Psychiatry. She served as Program Director for the PGY2  Residency in Psychiatric Pharmacy from 2003 until 2013.  Today, Dr. Gutierrez continues to work at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System as the Clinical Pharmacy Program Manager in Mental Health and serves VA Clinical Pharmacy Program Office nationally as co-leader of the Mental Health Subject Matter Expert Workgroup.


KatturaRania Kattura, PharmD, MSPhr, BCPP
Clinical Psychiatric Pharmacist
Austin State Hospital

Dr. Rania Kattura received her PharmD. degree at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY2 in Residency Psychiatric Pharmacy in combination with a Masters of Science in Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin and its affiliated institutions (Austin State Hospital, Seton Shoal Creek, Temple VA and City of Austin Community Clinics). She is board certified in psychiatric pharmacy. Currently, Dr. Kattura is a Clinical Pharmacist at the Austin State hospital. As a clinical pharmacist, she participates in direct patient care as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team, provides weekly medication education groups and completes psychopharmacology consults when requested by the physicians at the hospital. The patient population she works with suffers a variety of psychiatric disorders such as depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. In addition to her patient care responsibilities, Dr Kattura staffs in the ASH pharmacy and precepts PharmD students and PGY2 psychiatric pharmacy residents on rotation. Dr Kattura ensures to attend the UT psych update annually, and has been a member of its planning committee for many years.


MicanLisa M. Mican, PharmD, BCPP
Assistant Director of Pharmacy
Clinical Coordinator
Austin State Hospital

Lisa M. Mican, Pharm.D., BCPP has served as the assistant director of psychiatric pharmacy services at the Austin State Hospital since 2002. She obtained her Pharm.D. from the University of Texas in 2000 and completed her psychiatric residency training at the Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital in San Antonio. She has been a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist since 2003. Lisa Mican is the clinical coordinator for the Austin State Hospital Psychiatric Pharmacy Services Department, which offers a variety of clinical pharmacy services are offered at the hospital including decentralized multidisciplinary team based care, psychopharmacology consults, diabetes education and glucometer teaching, continuing education and group patient medication education classes. Dr. Mican also mentors pharmacy residents and interns on clinical psychiatry rotations at the Austin State Hospital.


mooreTroy A. Moore, Pharm.D., M.S. Pharm., BCPP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Psychiatry
Director, ASHP-Accredited PGY-2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency Program
Co-Director, Interprofessional Advanced Fellowship in Addiction Treatment
South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Troy A. Moore received his PharmD from the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy in 2003. He subsequently attended the University of Texas at Austin College, receiving his Master of Science in Pharmacy in 2005 while completing a 2 year Psychiatric Pharmacy at the San Antonio State Hospital and the South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS). He joined the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Psychiatry, Division of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders in 2005 and became Assistant Professor in 2007. He joined the STVHCS as Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Psychiatry in 2010 where he serves the Substance Abuse and Domiciliary Programs. He is the author of numerous publications, including the Texas Medication Algorithm Project antipsychotic algorithm for schizophrenia: 2006 update. He is a reviewer for multiple psychiatric and pharmacy journals. He is currently is the Director of the ASHP accredited PGY-2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency at STVHCS, , previously served as the Member-at-Large on the Board of Director for the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic, and serves as current Chair of the Board of Pharmacy Specialties Specialty Council on Psychiatric Pharmacy. He has also been on the planning committee for UT Psych Update since 2007


Maria DeConsuelo Ostrander, RN, MSN
Clinical Nurse Specialist
San Antonio State Hospital


photo of penaKasey Leggette Peña, PharmD
Clinical Psychiatric Pharmacist
Austin State Hospital

Kasey Leggette Pena, PharmD is a clinical psychiatric pharmacist at the Austin State Hospital (ASH).  As a clinical pharmacist, Dr. Pena serves as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and teaches a weekly medication education class.  She provides direct care to adult patients suffering from a variety of psychiatric disease states and the specialty forensic population.  She also completes formal psychopharmacology consults as requested by ASH physicians.  In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Pena also works in the ASH pharmacy, precepts residents and pharmacy student interns on clinical psychiatry rotations, and serves as a member of the ASH Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.  Dr. Pena earned her doctor of pharmacy degree at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy in 2012.  She then completed an ASHP Accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston, Texas in 2013 before going on to complete an ASHP Accredited PGY-2 Specialty Residency in Psychiatric Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin/Seton Healthcare Network in 2014.  Prior to her current position at ASH, Dr. Pena practiced clinical pharmacy at CommUnityCare Health Centers in Austin, Texas.


richardsAnn L. Richards, Pharm.D., BCPP
Pharmacy Director
San Antonio State Hospital

Dr. Richards received her Pharm.D. degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy. She completed a residency in psychopharmacy practice at the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in Memphis. She has been a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist since 1996. She is active in several professional organizations and has served on the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties – Specialty Council for Psychiatric Pharmacy and on the Executive Committee for the Clinical Section of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). In 2001, Dr. Richards led the team that received the ASHP Best Practice Award for “Improvement in the Medication Use Process at San Antonio State Hospital.” She represented ASHP on The Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Professional and Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) from 2008 through 2013. She is a Founding Member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP). She served as President of CPNP 2009-2010 and served on the CPNP Board as a member-at-large 2006-2008. CPNP awarded her the Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award in 2008. Dr. Richards served on the CPNP Foundation Board from 2010 through 2015. Dr. Richards is currently the Pharmacy Director at the San Antonio State Hospital and serves as the Pharmacy Service Director for the Hospital Section of the Texas Department of State Health Services.


photo of rogersRamona Rogers, MD
Physician
Rio Grande State Center

Ramona Rogers MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor who works with students and residents at Rio Grande State Center. She is board certified in Psychiatry. Prior to joining the staff at the state hospital, Dr. Rogers did inpatient work at a private facility. She has been actively involved in medical education for many years. Dr. Rogers is on the board of the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation and involved in state professional educational initiatives.


photo of smithTawny Smith, Pharm.D., BCPP
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
UT Southwestern at Austin Seton Healthcare Family

After graduating with her Pharm.D. degree, Dr. Smith completed a psychiatric pharmacy practice residency (1998-1999) and clinical sciences fellowship in mental health outcomes (1999-2001) at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. She has been a board certified psychiatric pharmacist since 2001. Before joining Seton in June 2008, she was a full-time faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy.  She currently maintains an adjunct faculty appointment with the College of Pharmacy and is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School.  Dr. Smith has provided didactic lectures to medical students and residents, advanced practice nursing students, PharmD students and residents and pharmacy practice graduate students for over 15 years. She is one of the core faculty for the UT-Austin psychiatry residency program and in 2014 was the recipient Psychiatry Residency Program Faculty of the Year award. She has also delivered numerous CE  presentations to nurses, pharmacists and physicians at local, state and national conferences throughout her career. She has over 50 published abstracts, peer reviewed articles and book chapters in the area of psychiatric pharmacy.  Dr. Smith currently practices at Seton Shoal Creek Hospital and serves as the clinical pharmacy specialist in psychiatry for the Seton Healthcare Network. She also has a practice in the Seton Mind Institute Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic. Additionally, Dr. Smith has served as the PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency Director since 2006.


Rajesh Tampi, MD, FAPA Case Western Reserve University School of MedicineRajesh Tampi, M.D., DFAPA
Vice Chairman for Education Adult Psychiatry Residency Program Director
Professor of Psychiatry
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry, MetroHealth

Dr. Tampi is a Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the Vice Chairman for Education and Faculty Development, Residency Program Director and the Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry at MetroHealth, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Tampi also maintains his appointment as an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Kerala in Kerala, India. Dr. Tampi trained in Psychiatry at the University of Leeds in England and at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. During his residency training in England, Dr. Tampi also attained a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry from the University of Leeds. He completed his Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT.  Dr. Tampi was a recipient of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, 2013-Clinician of the Year Award. He is a Distinguished Fellow at the American Psychiatric Association.   Dr. Tampi is the President of the International Medical Graduates (IMG) Caucus of the American Psychiatric Association. He is also the Secretary Elect and Treasurer Elect of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Tampi’s clinical and research interests are management of psychiatric disorders in late life, neurodegenerative disorders, ethical & legal issues in geriatric psychiatry and integrated geriatric psychiatric care.


UT Austin Continuing Education Staff – Contact

Glen Baumgart, Ph.D.
Director Pharmacy Continuing Education
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin

Jennifer Bosworth, Pharm.D.
Assistant Director Pharmacy Continuing Education
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin

Jody Michael Curtis
Events Coordinator
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin


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