Psychiatry

Psychiatry Faculty

Sections: Adult Division | Child & Adolescent Division | Other

Adult Division

Elissar Andari, PhD Elissar Andari, PhD

Assistant Professor

Education:
Clinical B.S., French University Saint-Joseph, Beirut, Lebanon, 2005
Research M.S. in Neuropsychology, Université Lumière Lyon 2, Laboratory EMC, 2006
Research M.S. in Physiology and Neurosciences, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 and CNC, UMR 5229, CNRS, Bron, France, 2007
Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Physiology, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 and CNC, UMR 5229, CNRS, Bron, France, 2011
Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University, 2019 

Professional Interests: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Social Neuroscience, Drug discoveries, Oxytocin, Behavioral Endocrinology, Neuroimaging.

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Carol Budzenski, PhD

Carol Budzenski, PhD 

Assistant Professor
Neuropsychology 

PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 1986
Internship, Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology, Jesse Brown V.A. Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 1984

Professional Interests: Developmental disabilities, dementia, autism, ADHD

Jamie Dowling, PhD, MPH

Jamie Dowling, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Social Work, Bowling Green State University, 2004
Master of Public Health, Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health (University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University), 2007
PhD, Health Education, University of Toledo, 2017

Professional Interests: Human sexuality, women’s health, opioid use and misuse, wellness

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Thomas Fine, LSW

Thomas Fine, LSW
Associate Professor

Education:
BBA, Ohio University, Athens, OH, 1970
MA  (Psychology), Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1979

Professional Interests: PTSD

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Victoria Kelly, MD

Victoria Kelly, MD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Family Medicine
Director, General Psychiatry Residency Program 
Vice Chair for Education

Education:
BS,  Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 2002
MD,  Northeastern Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio, 2002
Psychiatry Residency, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, 2006

Professional Interests: Mood and Anxiety disorders, adult ADHD, women’s health issues, forensic psychiatry, pharmacogenomics, and the integration of psychotherapy with medication management.

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Dionis Kononov, DO

Dionis Kononov, DO
Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Senior Behavioral Health

Education:
BA, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri, 2011
MD, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL 2015

Professional Interests: Dementia, mood disorders, ECT, POTS

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Jason Levine, PhD

Jason Levine, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Behavioral Sciences and Psychiatric Medicine System
Director, Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine service

Education:
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2011
Internship, Clinical Psychology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, 2011
Post-doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Surgery

Professional Interests: Cardiovascular psychophysiology of stress and coping, Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, Behavior Therapy, Social Connectedness, and Cyberpsychology

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Chandani Lewis, MBBS, MS, MD

Chandani Lewis, MBBS, MS, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Psychiatry Clerkship
Director, Public & Community Psychiatry

Education:
MBBS, Bangalore, India, 1993 
MS, Biomedical Science, Kent University, Kent, OH, 2006
MD, Psychiatry, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 2013
Fellowship, Public and Community Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, 2016

Professional Interests: Valproate-induced hyperammonemia, psychosis

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Daniel McCarthy, MD

Daniel McCarthy, MD
Assistant Professor

Education:
BS, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 2010
MD, The University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH 2015

Professional Interests: Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Bipolar

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Sandy McCluskey, LPCC-S

Sandy McCluskey, MA, LPCC-S
Assistant Professor

Education:
BA, Public Administration, Ann Arbor, MI, 1990

MA, Counseling, Bowling Green, OH, 1997

Professional Interests: Medical student mental health and wellness, college student mental health and wellness, EMDR therapy, trauma focused therapy, test/performance anxiety, LGBTQ

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Cheryl McCullumsmith, MD, PhD

Cheryl McCullumsmith, MD, PhD
Professor
Director, Consultation Liaison Service
Chair, Department of Psychiatry 

Education:
BS,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1989
PhD,  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1999
MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2007 

Professional Interests: Improving quality of care and developing novel treatment interventions for patients in psychiatric crisis.  Patient centered outcomes research to develop interventions to enable patients to connect with appropriate follow-up care after psychiatric crisis. Development of novel clinical therapeutic tools to treat patients in crisis.
 

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Angele McGrady, PhD

Angele McGrady, PhD
Professor

Education:
BS, Biology, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 1963
MS, Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan; 1966   
PhD, Biology, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio; 1972
MEd, Guidance & Counseling, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio; 1984

Professional Interests: Behavioral medicine, psychophysiology, wellness

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Alina Rais, MD

Alina Rais, MD
Professor 
Director, Outpatient Clinic

Education: 
MD, Carol Davilla Institute, Bucharest, Romania, 1984
Psychiatry Residency, Ness Ziona Mental Health Institute, Ness Ziona, Isreal, 1986-1992
Psychiatry Residency, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1997-1998
Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship, McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, 1999-2000

Professional Interests: Geriatric psychiatry, delirium, dementia, geriatric depression

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Daniel Rapport, MD

Daniel Rapport, MD
Professor

Ryan White Clinic

Education:
BS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1980
MD, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, 1985
Psychiatry Residency, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio; 1986-1989

Professional Interests: Bipolar Disorder; Diagnosis and Treatment of Treatment Refractory Depression; Consultation/ Liaison Psychiatry, Diagnostics 

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Amy Riese, MD

Amy Riese, MD 

Assistant Professor
Student Mental Health

Education:
BA, Biology, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN; 1999
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin; 2004
Psychiatry Residency, University of Toledo COM; 2007

Professional Interests: College student mental health, medical student mental health, physician wellness

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Agha Shahid, MD

Agha Shahid, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Education:
MD, Dow Medical College, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan, 1972   
Psychiatry Residency, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, 1976-1978
Research Fellowship Biological Psychiatry, Illinois State Psychiatric institute, Chicago Illinois, 1979

Professional Interests: Geriatric psychiatry, psychopharmacology, addiction psychiatry

Xin Wang, PhD, MD

Xin Wang, PhD, MD
Professor

Education:
Medical Bachelor Degree (MD equivalent), Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China, 1995
Master of medical Science (Anesthesiology), Tianjin, Medical University, Tianjin, China, 1998-2000
PhD, Neuroscience, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, 2006

Professional Interests: functional Magnetic Reonance Imaging (fMRI), post traumatic stress disorder

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Kristi Skeel Williams, MD

Kristi Skeel Williams, MD

Professor
Vice Chair for Quality Improvement

Education:
BS, Biology, Denison University, Granville, Ohio, 1985
MD, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, 1990
Psychiatry Residency, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, 1990-1994

Professional Interests: Mood disorders in cancer patients, virtual patient use in medical education

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Child & Adolescent Division

Richard Baron, LISW

Richard Baron, LISW
Associate Professor

Education:
BA, American Studies, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, 1964

MA, Psychiatric Social Work, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1968
Post Graduate Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy, Hampstead Clinic (Anna Freud), London, England, 1973-1977

Professional Interests: Psychodynamic psychotherapy

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Dr. Dynes

Morgan Dynes, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Education:
PhD: Clinical Psychology, Bowling Green State University; Bowling Green, OH

Pre-doctoral Internship at Mary A. Rackham Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Post-doctoral Fellowship in College of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Clinical Interests: Disruptive/Aggressive Behavior in Youth, Parenting and Supporting Parents, ADHD, Childhood Mood Disorders, Adult Psychotherapy For Depression, Anxiety, and Relationship Issues, Integration of Primary Care and Behavioral Health Treatment.

Research Interests: Patient Engagement, Provider Attitudes, Barriers to Treatment, Burnout, Supervision/Training, Impact of Organizational/Systems-Level Factors on Providers and Patient Outcomes.

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Dr. Hunter

Kimberly Hunter, PhD
Associate Professor

Education:
BS, Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, 1996
MS, Experimental Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, 1998
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, 2004 
Postdoctoral Fellow, Kobacker Center, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, 2003-2005.

Professional Interests: Pervasive developmental disorders, children & aggression, parent mentoring and training, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

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Michele Knox, PhD

Michele Knox, PhD
Professor
Director, Psychology Training

Education:
BA, Psychology, Albion College, Albion Michigan, 1990

MA, Clinical Psychology, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, 1994
PhD, Clinical Psychology, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, 1997
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1997-1998.

Professional Interests: Child abuse prevention, family and youth violence, child psychopathology 

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 Jamie Migliori, MD

Jamie Migliori, MD
Assistant Professor

Education:
BS, Psychology, John Carroll University, University Heights, OH, 2005
MD, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 2010
Psychiatry Residency, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 2013
Fellowship, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 2015

Professional Interests: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 

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Tanvir Singh, MD

Tanvir Singh, MD

Professor
Medical Director, Detox Unit
Medical Director, Child & Adolescent Unit

Education:
MBBS, Government Medical College, Kasmir University, Jammu, india, 1996
Psychiatry Residency, Albany medical Center, Albany, New York, 2002
Fellowship, Child & Adolescent psychiatry, Medical College of Ohio, 2005
Psychiatry Residency, Medical College of Ohio, 2006

Professional Interests: Mood & anxiety disorders, autism

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Other

David Bellian, M.D.

David Bellian, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Staff Psychiatrist, Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital (NOPH)

Julia Halm, D.O.

Julia Halm, DO
Medical Director of Mental Health Services, VA Toledo CBDC

Education:
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: The University of Toledo

Rusheeth Thummalapally, M.D.

Rusheeth Thummalapally, M.D.
Volunteer Faculty for The University of Toledo Dept. of Psychiatry,
as medical student clerkship preceptor and resident supervisor

 

Last Updated: 6/21/22