Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS
Clinical Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Science
University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC
Consulting Associate, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry, Duke University, Durham, NC
Dr. Vladimir Maletic is clinical professor of neuropsychiatry and behavioral science at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, and consulting associate in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at Duke University in Durham, NC. Dr. Maletic received his MD in 1981 and his MS in neurobiology in 1985, both at the University of Belgrade in Yugoslavia. He went on to serve a residency in psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, followed by a residency in child psychiatry at Duke University. Dr. Maletic is a member of several professional organizations, including the Southern Psychiatric Association and American College of Psychiatrists. In addition, he has published numerous articles and has participated in various national and international meetings and congresses. His special areas of interest include neurobiology of mood disorders, pain, schizophrenia, ADHD, and regulation of sleep and wakefulness. Dr. Maletic is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Maletic, along with an experienced and diverse Advisory Board representing all members of the collaborative care team, will work with NACCME to develop the 2013 curriculum and supporting materials to provide a superior educational experience for all participants.
Jon W. Draud, MS, MD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN
Medical Director of Psychiatry, Addiction, Medicine Services
Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN
Middle Tennessee Medical Center, Murfreesboro, TN
Private Practice, Adult and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. Jon W. Draud received his MS in pharmacology and his MD at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. His postgraduate medical education took place at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, where he completed a residency in psychiatry. A diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Draud is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, and American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He is active in teaching medical students and residents, and he has delivered more than 3,500 professional lectures to medical personnel. Dr. Draud serves on numerous advisory boards, is an active national-level speaker for several companies, and is involved in neurobiological initiatives related to psychiatric illness. Dr. Draud has been involved in designing and implementing several neurobiology projects, including the disease states of depression, bipolar disorder, insomnia, and pain, with an emphasis on fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain. Most recently, he was appointed by the MJ Consulting Group to its Neuroscience Advisory Council and is one of the four founding members of the Integrative Neurobiology Educational Institute, which is a nationally-based think tank aimed at raising public awareness about the neurobiological underpinnings common among many psychiatric disease states.
Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX
Director, Psychopharmacology Research
R/D Clinical Research Center, Lake Jackson, TX
Dr. Rakesh Jain attended medical school at the University of Calcutta in India and attended graduate school at the University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston, where he was awarded the National Institute/CDC Competitive Traineeship. He graduated from the School of Public Health in 1987 with a master of public health (MPH) degree. After graduate school, he was a postdoctoral fellow in research psychiatry, under the Gerontology Center of the University of Texas Mental Sciences Institute in Houston where he received a national research service award for the support of the postdoctoral fellowship. After this, he served a three-year residency in psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and two years of child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship. Dr. Jain is currently involved in multiple research projects studying the effects of medications on short-term and long-term treatment of depression, anxiety, pain/mood overlap disorders, and psychosis in adult and child/adolescent populations. He is also the author of several articles on the issue of mood and pain conditions. He was recently named Public Citizen of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers, Gulf Coast Chapter, in recognition of community and peer education and championing of mental health issues.
Charles Raison, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Barry and Janet Lang Associate Professor, John & Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Mental Health Expert, Mind-Body Consultant for CNN.com
Scientific Vice President, European Association of Clinical Psychoneuroimmunology
Dr. Charles Raison is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and the Barry and Janet Lang Associate Professor at the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona. Previously, he was an associate professor and the Clinical Director of the Mind-Body Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA. In addition, Dr. Raison serves as the mental health expert and mind-body consultant for CNN.com and Scientific Vice President for the European Association of Clinical Psychoneuroimmunology. Dr. Raison received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha and won the Missouri State Medical Association Award. He completed residency training at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital in Los Angeles. The recipient of several teaching awards, Dr. Raison has received research funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Georgia Department of Human Services. His research focuses on bi-directional relationships between stress and immune systems, as these relate to the development of depression in response to illness and psychosocial adversity. His research ranges from the use of cytokine antagonists for the treatment of major depression and immune system effects on central nervous system functioning to the application of compassion meditation as a strategy to reduce inflammatory responses to psychosocial stress. In addition, Dr. Raison is also on the Editorial Board of Brain, Behavior and Immunity .