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COVID-19 CRISIS: Molecular and Serological Testing with Dr. Eldad Hod

COVID-19 CRISIS: Molecular and Serological Testing with Dr. Eldad Hod

April 6, 2020

In addition to the doctors and nurses on the frontlines, the unsung heroes during this COVID-19 pandemic are also those pathology personnel who are developing, validating and then bringing up to scale a method of COVID-19 diagnostics that previously never existed. In a process that usually takes months to years is now taking days and weeks because of their dedication and working 24/7.

In this episode, Dr. Lieberman speaks with Dr. Eldad Hod, Medical Director of Columbia University Medical Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine and Columbia’s COVID-19 Clinical Laboratory. Dr. Hod is leading the efforts to implement serological testing to identify patients who have recovered from this disease and who may qualify as convalescent plasma donors.

COVID-19 CRISIS PART 3: Dr. Ian Lipkin

COVID-19 CRISIS PART 3: Dr. Ian Lipkin

March 15, 2020

In this special three-part COVID-19 Crisis series, Dr. Lieberman speaks with renowned experts who have expertise in relevant disciplines that pertain to this COVID-19 pandemic.

In Part 3, Dr. Lieberman discusses the COVID-19 epidemic with infectious disease expert, W. Ian Lipkin, MD, John Snow Professor of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Dr. Lipkin and Dr. Lieberman discuss the nature of the COVID-19 outbreak, what it means for everyday people, and what people should expect.

COVID-19 CRISIS PART 2: Sid Mukherjee

COVID-19 CRISIS PART 2: Sid Mukherjee

March 15, 2020

In this special three-part COVID-19 Crisis series, Dr. Lieberman speaks with renowned experts who have expertise in relevant disciplines that pertain to this COVID-19 pandemic.

In part 2, Dr. Lieberman discusses the impact of the COVID-19 on medicine and society at large with Pulitzer Prize winning author and assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD.

 

COVID-19 CRISIS PART 1: Dr. Brian Fallon

COVID-19 CRISIS PART 1: Dr. Brian Fallon

March 15, 2020

In this special three-part COVID-19 Crisis series, Dr. Lieberman speaks with renowned experts who have expertise in relevant disciplines that pertain to this COVID-19 pandemic.

In Part 1, Dr. Lieberman discusses the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brian Fallon, MD, MPH, the Director of the Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center at Columbia University. Dr. Lieberman and Dr. Fallon talk about how people are being affected by and coping with the psychological impact that COVID-19 is having across the country and the world.

Mass Violence In America And Mental Illness

Mass Violence In America And Mental Illness

December 3, 2019

Mass violence events in America have been occurring unfortunately more and more frequently. After every event the conversation is always, “why does this keep happening?”. Fingers are pointed to things like access to guns and mental illness. But there is a serious and widespread confusion about mass violence and mental illness in America. In this two-part episode, Dr. Lieberman is joined by Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University, Dr. Michael First. Dr. First is a psychiatrist whose focuses is on the diagnostic criteria for mental disorders. Dr. Lieberman and Dr. First fully address and answer the question…”Is mental illness to blame for the rise in mass violence incidents in America”.

To find out more about Dr. Lieberman visit jeffreyliebermanmd.com

Military Mental Health

Military Mental Health

November 8, 2019
In honor of Veterans Day, Dr. Lieberman speaks with Dr. Yuval Neria about the current state of mental health resources and assistance available for our active duty, veterans, national guard members, along with their family members and what can be done to serve them better. Dr. Neria is a Professor of Medical Psychology at Columbia University Medical center and Director of the PTSD Research and Treatment Program at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute along with being the Director of the New York Presbyterian Military Family Wellness Center. To learn more about the mentioned Man O’ War project discussed in this episode please visit mowproject.org
Live From The 2019 SXSW Podcast Stage: Toxic Effects of Childhood Trauma

Live From The 2019 SXSW Podcast Stage: Toxic Effects of Childhood Trauma

March 12, 2019

Shrink Speak took to the SXSW 2019 Podcast stage on March 11th live from Austin, Texas. In this special episode Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman was joined by Dr. Charles Nemeroff, the Director of the Institute for Early Life Adversity Research at the University of Texas Dell Medical School to explore childhood trauma live on the SXSW 2019 Podcast Stage.

Adversity and stress come in many forms throughout the life-cycle, however, it is especially pernicious in early life. Brain development during gestation, postnatally, infancy, early and late childhood is particularly susceptible to the potential of adversity to cause effects that are psychologically and emotionally traumatic and have enduring effects that impact the person’s behavior throughout life.

To find out more about Dr. Lieberman visit jeffreyliebermanmd.com

Suicide Is Preventable: Here’s How To Stop It - Part 2

Suicide Is Preventable: Here’s How To Stop It - Part 2

September 4, 2018

In part 2 of this this special two-part episode on suicide prevention, Dr. Lieberman is rejoined by Columbia’s Dr. Kelly Posner and Dr. J. John Mann. Journalist, author, and adjunct professor at Columbia, Stephen Fried also joins the conversation to discuss the role and responsibility of the media when covering the difficult subject of suicide. 

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.

To find out more about Dr. Lieberman visit jeffreyliebermanmd.com

Suicide Is Preventable: Here’s How To Stop It - Part 1

Suicide Is Preventable: Here’s How To Stop It - Part 1

September 4, 2018

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. In a special two-part episode, Dr. Lieberman recently sat down to chat with Columbia’s Dr. Kelly Posner and Dr. J. John Mann to discuss the ongoing health crisis that is suicide in the U.S. following the suicides of both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.

To find out more about Dr. Lieberman visit jeffreyliebermanmd.com

A Chat With Molly McCloskey Author of “Circles Around the Sun”

A Chat With Molly McCloskey Author of “Circles Around the Sun”

August 1, 2018

In a continuation of the "Voices In Mental Illness" series, Dr. Lieberman is joined by“Circles Around the Sun” author, Molly McCloskey.

Molly writes about her older brother Mike, who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia at the age of 23. By the time Molly was old enough to know Mike, he was effectively gone. It wasn’t until many years later that she discovered letters from her brother before he was ill, that she got to really know Mike.

To find out more about Dr. Lieberman visit jeffreyliebermanmd.com