11/11/2017          MPA Fall Meeting (Chico)

11/11/2017          Montana Psychiatry Conference at Chico Hot Springs - See Details Below!
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    Montana Psychiatry Conference - 11/11/2017 - Chico Hot Springs

Includes special guest speaker, Dr. Harold Carlson who will be speaking on "Endocrine Complications of Psychiatric Drugs".

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​Dr. Harold Carlson received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College.  After internship and residency training at Barnes Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, he served as a Clinical Associate in the Clinical Endocrinology branch of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.  He then returned to Washington University for fellowship training in Endocrinology and Metabolism. 


After holding faculty positions at UCLA and the University of Missouri, he moved in 1985 to Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York, where he served as head of the Endocrinology division from 2000 through 2016 and is currently Professor of Medicine.  His research interests have focused particularly on pituitary and thyroid disorders and gynecomastia.  He is the author or co-author of 192 papers and book chapters and is a  recipient of the Aesculapius award for outstanding teaching at Stony Brook.  He is a frequent speaker on the topic of endocrine side effects of psychiatric medications.

    MPA Fall Meeting - 11/11/2017 @ 6:30pm - Chico Hot Springs

8am - 4:45pm 


  • ​7:30-8am      Sign in at Registration Table (Convention Center)
  • 8-8:15           Welcome - Dr. Leonard Lantz and Dr. Blair Davison
  • ​8:15-9:15      Developmental Aspects of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents - Dr. Gabrielle Carlson
  • 9:15-9:30      Break
  • 9:30-10:30    Differentiating Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) from Bipolar Disorder - Dr.

                                   Gabrielle Carlson

  • ​10:30-10:45  Break
  • ​10:45-11:45  OCD: Optimal Treatment - Dr. John Greist
  • 12-1pm         Lunch (provided)
  • ​1-2                Pills for PTSD: Yes and No - Dr. John Greist
  • 2-2:15           Break
  • ​2:15-3:15      Trauma Informed Care and the Sanctuary Model - Dr. Keith Foster
  • ​3:15-3:30      Break
  • ​3:30-4:30      Effective Advocacy: The Impact Clinicians Can Make in Montana Mental Health - Matt Kuntz JD
  • 4:30-4:45      Wrap-up - Dr. Leonard Lantz


  • 5:00-6:00      Reception for all conference attendees