E129 - A Look Back at This Year in Psychopharmacology with Dr. Andy Cutler

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What are some of the new FDA approvals for medications that happened this year? What did we learn about the association between ADHD and Alzheimer’s disease from a nationwide cohort study that was conducted? In this important and timely episode, Dr. Andrew Cutler addresses these questions and many more on the most interesting updates in psychopharmacology in 2021.

Dr. Andrew Cutler is the Chief Medical Officer (CEO) at the Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI). Dr. Cutler has deeply rooted knowledge in clinical experience, academic experience, and emerging science in psychiatry through clinical trials. He also worked closely with federal regulators and legislators to advocate for improved mental health care as part of the Clinton health care reform effort, leading to the Mental Health Parity Act of 1996.

Among his notable leadership positions, Dr. Cutler is currently Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University and previously served as Courtesy Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of Florida, and has been the principal investigator on more than 400 psychiatric and medical clinical trials.

Dr. Cutler received a BS in biology from Haverford College in Philadelphia, and then received his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. He completed his medical internship, internal medicine residency, and psychiatry residency at the University of Virginia, where he served as Chief Resident of Psychiatric Medicine. Dr. Cutler then served as Assistant Professor and Director of Psychiatric Medicine at the University of Chicago. He is board certified in internal medicine and psychiatry.

Resources:

This Month in Psychopharmacology: https://www.neiglobal.com/Members/MonthInPsychopharmNew/tabid/508/Default.aspx

FDA Clears Technology to Aid in Concussion Diagnosis: https://www.neiglobal.com/Members/MonthInPsychopharmPost/tabid/509/Default.aspx?topic=20527

International League Against Epilepsy Society (AES): https://www.ilae.org/

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