Program Planners – Editor and Associate Editors and Guest Editors
Mark H. Rapaport, M.D., Editor of FOCUS, and Chairman and Chief of Psychiatric Services, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga. No financial relationships with commercial interests.
Dorothy Stubbe, M.D., Editor Communications Commentary, Associate Professor and Program Director, Yale University School of Medicine Child Study Center, New Haven, CT.- No financial relationships with commercial interests.
Laura Dunn, M.D., Co-Editor Ethics Column; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; Dr. Dunn reports: Consultant: Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc.
Guest Editor: A John Rush M.D., Prof Emeritus, Duke-NUS, Adj Prof, Duke Med Sch, Adj Prof, Texas Tech, and CEO Curbstone Consultant: provides in-depth consultation and mentoring of academic career development, research design, grant proposal and protocol development, research project implementation, data analysis, scientific publications and research team formation and management. Customers include individuals, as well as industrial, academic, governmental and not-for-profit entities. Dr. Rush has received consulting fees from Akili, Brain Resource Inc., Compass Inc., Curbstone Consultant LLC, Eli Lilly, Emmes Corp, Liva-Nova, Mind Linc., Sunovion, Takeda USA, Taj Medical; speaking fees from Liva-Nova and Sing-Health; and royalties from Guilford Press and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. (for the Inventory of Depressive Symptoms and its derivatives). He is also named co-inventor on two patents, from which no income is derived: U.S. Patent No. 7,795,033: Methods to Predict the Outcome of Treatment with Antidepressant Medication, Inventors: McMahon FJ, Laje G, Manji H, Rush AJ, Paddock S, Wilson AS and U.S. Patent No. 7,906,283: Methods to Identify Patients at Risk of Developing Adverse Events During Treatment with Antidepressant Medication, Inventors: McMahon FJ, Laje G, Manji H, Rush AJ, Paddock S.
FOCUS Author Affiliation and Disclosure Information
Hicham M. Ibrahim, M.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
Ami Klin M.D., Division of Autism & Related Disabilities, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, George, and the Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
Charles Reynolds M.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry (emeritus) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh. Dr. Reynolds is a coinventor of the psychometric analysis (licensed intellectual property) of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and receives royalties for its use.
Tom Insel M.D., Former director of NIMH. Dr. Insel is employed by Mindstrong Health, LLC (Palo Alto, CA, USA). Stock: Alkermes, Alphabet, Apple, Microsoft, Mindstrong, Sage; Consultant: Compass Pathways, Inscopix, 7 Cups; Employee: Mindstrong Health
David R. Goldsmith, M.D., Courtney L. Crooks, Ph.D., Elaine F. Walker, Ph.D., Robert O. Cotes, M.D. Dr. Goldsmith, Dr. Crooks, and Dr. Cotes are with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Dr. Walker is with the Department of Psychology, Emory University. Dr. Goldsmith and Cotes received research funding from Otsuka Pharmaceutical and Alkermes. Dr. Cotes is on a speakers’ bureau for Otsuka Pharmaceutical and participated in an advisory panel for Alkermes. Dr Walker reports no conflicts.
Aaron M. Koenig, M.D., Chloe K. Nobuhara, B.S., Victoria J. Williams, Ph.D., Steven E. Arnold, M.D. All authors, at the time the manuscript was submitted are with the Mass General Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MIND), Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. More recently, Dr. Koenig reports that he is currently an employee of Biogen and owns stock in Biogen. Ms. Nobuhara reports no financial relationships with commercial interests. Dr. Williams reports no financial relationships with commercial interests. Dr. Arnold reports grant support, advisory panel or consulting interests with the National Institutes of Health, Abbvie, Amylyx, Merck, Roche Diagnostics, T3D Therapeutics, and the Prion Alliance.
Paul P. Christopher, M.D. Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
Dr. Rakofsky is with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Rakofsky has received grant/research support from Acadia, Takeda, Janssen.
Suzanne Yang, M.D. Gary H. Wynn, M.D. Robert J. Ursano, M.D. Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University. The authors report no financial relationships with commercial interests.
Daniel Rapport, University of Toledo, Psychiatry; Rusheet Thummalapally, University of Toledo; Joshua Delaney, JHS Miami. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
American Psychiatric Association staff involved in planning report no financial relationships with commercial interests:
Tristan Gorrindo M.D., Director, Division of Education, American Psychiatric Association
Kristen Moeller, Director of CME, Associate Director of FOCUS, American Psychiatric Association
FOCUS Editorial Board disclosure is published on the editorial board page of each issue.
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