PRESENTATIONS:

 

Complementary and Integrative Medicine Research: Role in PTSD, TBI and Behavioral Regulation in Youth and Young Adults symposium-Chair, AACAP, October 20th, 2020, AACAP Annual Conference (Done virtually)

 

Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Oxidative Stress, Dysconnectivity of White Matter Connections and Mitochondrial Degradation, and Complementary and Integrative Interventions to Address These Issues and Associated Cognitive Decline. AACAP, October 20th, 2020, AACAP Annual Conference (Done virtually)

 

Complementary and Integrative Medicine: What Every Clinician Should Know, What Works, What Doesn't, and What Is Essential to Know in Your Practice-workshop, Co-Chairs Deborah Simkin and Gene Arnold, AACAP, October 24th, 2020, AACAP Annual Conference (Done virtually)

 

The Gut-Brain Axis and Role of Diet and Supplements in Reducing Inflammation in Depression, AACAP Annual conference, October, 2019, Chicago, Ill.

 

Chair, Complementary and Integrative Medicine and Depression: Role of the Gut-Brain Axis, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Micronutrients, and Light Therapy, AACAP Annual conference October, 2019, Chicago, Ill.

 

Folinic Acid Improves Verbal Ability in Children With ASD, Language Impairment, and Folate Receptor Blocking Antibodies, AACAP Annual meeting, October, 2019,

 

Risk Factors for Substance Abuse Disorders and Neurodevelopmental Effects of Medical Marijuana, AACAP Annual Meeting, October, 2018, Seattle Wash.

 

Discussant: The Life Within: The Unconscious Contributions of Microbiota to Our Lives, Chadi Calarge, AACAP Annual meeting, October, 2018, Seattle, Wash.

 

LORETA neurofeedback and Anxiety Disorders, AACAP Annual Conference, October

28th, 2017, Washington, DC

 

Chair of Part 1 and Part 2: Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders: Fact, Fiction and Challenges in Clinical Education and Residency Training, Annual AACAP Conference, October 28th 2017

 

The Gut-Brain Axis, AACAP Annual Conference, October 27th, 2017, Washington, DC

 

Meditation and Mindfulness, 8-hour workshop, AACAP Annual Conference, October 26th, 2017, Washington, DC             

 

LORETA neurofeedback-International Function Medicine Conference, June 8-10th, 2017, Los Angeles, California

 

Neurofeedback in ADHD, autism and learning disorders, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, October 28, 2016, New York, New York

 

The “Gut Brain Axis and Food as Medicne", Nevada Psychiatric Association pre-conference, February, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada

 

Neurofeedback workshop, American Psychiatric Association, May, 2016, Atlanta, GA.

 

Overview of CIM in regards to ADHD-Nutrition, Supplements and Neurofeedback. Complementary and Integrative workshop, AACAP annual meeting, October 26- 31, 2015, San Antonio Texas

 

Transcendental meditation and Neurofeedback, Mindfulness/Meditation in Children and Adolescents AACAP annual meeting, October 26-31, 2015 San Antonio, Texas

 

 “The use of a data driven LORETA Progress Report (LPR) to determine the most deviant Z score maximal voxel for LORETA neurofeedback in a patient post

neurosurgery for the removal of two right frontal cysts.” Simkin, D, Jones, P, Lubar, J. International Pharmaco-EEG Society Meeting, Leipzig, Germany, September 24-30, 2014

 

Complementary and Integrative Medicine: Neurofeedback, LORETA, Quantitative EEG, and Personalized Medicine, Clinical Perspective, Deborah R. Simkin, MD, Chair and presenter, Discussant, Jean Frazier, MD, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Annual Conference, San Diego, CA., October 25th, 2014

                                       

 

 “Meditative Interventions in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry”, Deborah R. Simkin, MD, David C. Saunders, MD ,  and Jennifer S. Saul, MD,  Chairs, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Annual Conference, San Diego, CA

                                               October, 24, 2014

 

  “Complementary and Integrative Medicine Research Workshop” in conjunction with the National Center on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institute Health (NCCAM), American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Annual Conference, Orlando, Fl., October 22, 2013 and San Diego, CA., October, 23, 2014

 

  “Pharmacotherapies in Adolescent Substance Abusers”. Advanced Psychopharmacology Institute, Chaired by T. Wilens, M.D., American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, October 23, 2012

 

  “Research Workshop on Complementary and Alternative Medicine” in conjunction with the National Center on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institute Health, AACAP Annual Conference, October 26th, 2012, San Francisco, California.

 

 Co-Chair Institute on “What Do I Need to Know When Parents Ask Me about Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine, AACAP conference October 22, 2011, Toronto, Canada

                                       

 “Dietary Supplements, Natural Products, and Mind-Body Interventions Used for “Mental Energy” (Mood/Fatigue, Motivation and Cognition), and Performance Enhancement”. AACAP conference, October 22, 2011, Toronto, Canada

                                              

  "Neurobiology of Addiction from a Developmental Perspective". United States Air Force Academy, Fall 2010.

 

 “Neurobiology of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”, United States Air Force Academy, Spring, 2011.

 

 “Hawaii” Cultural, transference and countertransference issues that can be learned from the film, Media presentation at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference, October, 2009, Honolulu, Hawaii

 

"Radio Flyer- An Exploration of Defenses That can Develop in Children with Chronic Physical Abuse"-Media Theater at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, October, 30, 2008, Chicago, Illinois

 

 "Neurobiology of Addiction from a Developmental Perspective" -at the Mobile Psychiatric Society meeting, Jan, 21, 2009, Mobile, Alabama

 

"Neurobiology of Addiction from a Developmental Perspective" at The Alabama Psychiatric Association annual conference, Spring, 2007, Destin, Florida

 

 "ADHD and Learning Disorders" at the ADHD and Associated Conditions Conference-University West Florida Center for Applied Psychology and Florida Psychological Association, 2/27/09, Pensacola, Florida.                                        

 

 Prevalence, stigma and barriers to access in South Alabama,  Introduction to Medicine Course

  University South Alabama College of Medicine, August, 2008

 

 Adolescent Substance Abuse and Co-morbid Conditions, Florida State Conference on Suicide            Nov, 2007

 

 Grand Rounds, Neurobiology of ADHD and Learning Disorders, University South Alabama Medical School    Oct., 2007          

 

 Neurobiology of ADHD and Differentiation, Between ADHD and Learning Disorders,

  SUNY Annual Psychiatric Conference          2007

 

Prevalence, stigma and barriers to access in South Alabama

Introduction to Medicine Course

University South Alabama College of Medicine, August, 2008

 

Adolescent Substance Abuse and Co-morbid Conditions

Florida State Conference on Suicide            Nov, 2007

 

Grand Rounds, Neurobiology of ADHD and Learning Disorders

University South Alabama Medical School    Oct., 2007          

 

Neurobiology of ADHD and Differentiation Between ADHD and Learning Disorders, SUNY Annual Psychiatric Conference 2007

 

Chair, Symposium on Neurobiology of ADHD and Learning Disorders, AACAP Conference 2006

 

Chair, Symposium on Neurobiology of ADHD and Addiction from a Developmental Prospective AACAP Conference 2005

 

“Prenatal Exposure to Substances of Abuse and the Effect on Learning Disorders,” Symposium AACAP Conference 2004

           

“Neurobiology of Addictions”, Institute Chair, AACAP Conference 2003

           

Numerous Lectures, Regionally and Nationally;

            Topics include: “Neurobiology of Norepinephrine, Dopamine, and Serotonin”, “Neurobiology of Psychosis”,  “Neurobiology of Refractory

            Depression”, “Neurobiology of Mood Stabilizers”  1997-present

 

"Differentiation between ADHD and Other Psychiatric Disorders, Tripler Air Force Base, Honolulu, Hawaii 2002

 

Adolescent Substance Abuse, Assessment and Treatment

Department of Mental Health, Los Angeles County  2002

                                                                                                                        

Department of Mental Health Tri County,

Los Angeles, California   2001 

 

"Fetal Alcohol Syndrome" Los Angeles Police Department,
  California  2002

 

Antidepressants and Neuroreceptors Montgomery Clinic, Destin FL   2001

San Destin, Fl. 2001

 

Multiple Presentations on same topic    2002                                                                      

                                              

Adolescent Substance Abuse and the ASAM Patient Placement Criteria, "Co-morbidity Issues"

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii   2001

  

Intervention Workshop, Simkin,D and Jaffe,S. American American Academy Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference

  Toronto, Canada  1997

  Los Angeles   1998

  Chicago, IL   1999

  New York, N.Y.    2000

                

ASAM Patient Placement Criteria

American Academy Child and Adolescent  Psychiatry Conference

New York, N.Y.  2001

 

Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2 day Institute. Simkin, D. and Jaffe, S., University of Hawaii Medical

School, Department of Child Psychiatry, Honolulu, Hawaii

 

Adolescent Substance Abuse, Co-morbidity and the Juvenile Justice System,

California Department of Mental Health, San Francisco, Cal.  2000

 

“Adolescent Substance Abuse Symposium,”

South Florida Council of AACAP, Tampa, FL  May, 1998

 

“PANDAS and PITANDS”

 Psychiatric Association of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA April, 1998

 

ASAM Patient Placement Criteria, Institute-AACAP Psychiatry Conference, Toronto, Canada

 

"Adolescent Substance Abuse and Comorbidity Institute-Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference, Philadelphia, PA

 

“Neurobiology of Addictions” Symposium, Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Conference, Philadelphia, PA   1996

 

“Handling Escalating Behaviors, Transitions and Stress Management Technique,   St. Tammany Parish Principal Fall 1996

 

“Levels of Use, Risk Factors and 12 Steps From Developmental Perspective In Adolescent Substance Abusers” Institute,  Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New Orleans, LA  1995  And Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Fall, 1996

 

“Differentiation Between ADHD and Bipolar Disorder" Ochsner Hospital Grand Rounds  1994

  Florida Interagency Conference  1997, 1998, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

 

“Psychiatric Disorders in the Juvenile Justice System", Florida Interagency State Conference 1998

 

“Grant Writing Workshop" Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Co-sponsored with National Institute of Drug Abuse

  Philadelphia, PA   1996,   Toronto, Canada  1997

 

“Developmental and Biological Findings in Substance Abusing Youth” Treatment Implications” Symposium, Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference, New York, N.Y.  1994

 

“Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning in  Children and Adolescents” CME Symposium,   New Hampshire North Country Mental Health  Centers    1994

 

“Adolescent Substance Abuse:  Use, Abuse or Dependence?  Evaluation and Treatment",Semlitz, L. and Simkin, D.  1993Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference, San Antonio, Texas

 

“Intervention Workshop,” Simkin, D. and Bailey, G.,  Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference,  Washington, D.C.   1992

 San Antonio, Texas      1993,  New York, N.Y.     1994

 

“Symposium on Adolescent Substance Abuse and Treatment” Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference,  Co-Presentor, Washington, D.C., 1992

 

“Caffeine Dependency in Medical and Psychiatric Patients, Mebane, A. and Simkin, D., Poster Presentation,  Association for Medical Education and Research iSubstance Abuse Conference, Washington, DC, 1991

 

“Primary and Secondary Prevention Program (Phoenix Society) and Substance Abuse Curriculum-Organization and Implementation in Medical Schools and Residency Programs,” Simkin, D, at:

 

 American Society of Addiction Medicine Conference, Phoenix, Arizona   1990

 

 Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse Conference

 Washington, D.C.  1989

 

 Texas Medical Association Addiction Conference, El Paso, Texas  1989

                                              

 Texas Tech Medical  School. Lubbock, Texas   1988

                                              

 Residency Stress Conference,  Los Angeles, California    1988

 

 Louisiana State University Medical School  Shreveport, LA    1987

 

 American Medical Student Association Student Section Conference. Chicago, Illinois   1985

 

 American Medical Association Impaired Physician Conference, Chicago, Illinois    1985

 

 “Intervention Workshop and Stress Management”, Simkin, D. and Chappel, J.,  Texas Tech Medical School  Lubbock, Texas 1988

 

 “Chemical Dependency and Dysfunctional Families: Recognition and Intervention” East Jefferson Hospital, Metairie, LA 1987

 

  “Residency Selection and Planning and Residency Stress” American Medical Association, Medical Student Section 1987