The View April 2015

The View is our Mental Health Community Newsletter.  Click the link below to learn about Practice Fusion and Patient Fusion our electronic health record and patient portal.  In this issue we introduce you to Dr. Kenneth Wilson  who has joined our clinical staff. Also you have a chance to meet our administrative staff.

The View April 2015 update

Dr. Pardell Lectured at Rockland Community College October 22, 2014

Forum Pictures 10-23-14 RP lecturnDr. Pardell lectured on Wednesday  October 22, 2014 at Rockland Community College Performing Arts Center

BREAKING THE SILENCE Annual Public Forum
Living Life with Schizophrenia
Wednesday  October 22, 2014
A presentation and discussion for family members, educators, students, professionals and those whose lives have been impacted by mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Over 400 attendees participated. Dr. Pardell lectured on the history, diagnosis, and current treatment of Schizophrenia.  Bill McPhee shared his own experience of his recovery from Schizophrenia. He established SZ Magazine, and authored his book on recovery: To Cry A Dry Tear.

 

Dr. Pardell, Lois Kroplick MD Founder of the Coalition, and Bill McPhee are pictured.  Aviary Photo_130612309769694696

 

Sponsored by The Mental Health Coalition of Rockland County With NAMI-FAMILIA of Rockland County Rockland County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Rockland County Department of Mental Health Rockland Community College Student Development Center.

Dr. Pardell with Bill McPhee, Dr. Kroplick and Forum organizers

 

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Dr. Wilson Honored by the Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Society

Ken_Wilson_PortraitKenneth W. Wilson, MD DFAPA was honored by his peers at the June annual meeting  of the Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Society. a District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association.  Dr. Wilson served as President of the Society for four years and was awarded a honorary plaque that detailed his exemplary dedication and service to his colleagues and mental health community. Dr. Wilson brings this dedication to Riverview Psychiatric Medicine, PC and he is accepting new patients to his practice.  Please contact our office at 845-471-1807 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Wilson.  He is accepting many insurances.

 

Events

Randy PardellWhat’s New In The Treatment of Depression:

Community Lecture

 

Date: Wednesday August 6, 2014

Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Presenter: Randy I. Pardell MD DFAPA

Medical Director

 

Learn about the latest treatments for Major Depression. Dr. Pardell will discuss genetic testing using Genesite buccal swabbing to individualized medication treatment for psychiatric illnesses. He will describe a non-drug treatment for depression, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). TMS utilizes an MRI strength magnet to stimulate the areas of the brain that are underperforming or under functioning and normalizes brain functioning to treat depression without the side effects of medication. Bring family and friends to learn about what is on the forefront in Depression treatment. Contact our office at 845-471-1807 or email at info@riverviewpsychiatric.com to register for this complimentary seminar as seating is limited. Refreshments will be provided.

 

Dr. Pardell Lectured to the Northeast Regional Astra Zeneca CNS Representatives.

Dr. Pardell had the opportunity to educate the Northeast Region CNS Representatives of Astra Zeneca on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with Bipolar Disorder.  The lecture occurred on June 3, 2014 in Tarrytown, NY and was broadcast throughout the northeast through Webex connection. It was very well received and future educational events and tutorials will be planned.

Kenneth W. Wilson MD DFAPA Joins Riverview Psychiatric Medicine

 

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Randy I. Pardell MD DFAPA, Medical Director, proudly welcomes Kenneth W. Wilson M.D. DFAPA to Riverview Psychiatric Medicine, PC. Dr. Wilson is a Board Certified Psychiatrist, Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis and his medical degree from New York Medical College where he holds the position of Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Wilson completed his psychiatric residency training at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center where he was appointed Chief Resident and went on to complete a fellowship in Public Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. He has lead the Emergency Services and Consultation and Liaison Services at a number of medical centers in New York City including St. Vincent’s Hospital. Prior to joining Riverview Psychiatric Medicine, PC, Dr. Wilson was the Director of the Department of Psychiatry at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, a division of Health Quest Medical Practice. Dr. Wilson has a special interest in the interaction between physical health and psychiatric illness including psychosomatic medicine. Dr. Wilson is the current President of the Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Society. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Wilson call 845-471-1807 or logon to riverviewpsychiatric.com.

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Dr. Pardell Lectures on New Treatments for Depression

Randy Ian Pardell MD DFAPA lectured to his medical colleagues this month on exciting new treatments for Depression.

On March 6, 2014 Dr. Pardell lectured at the Culinary Institute of America on the use of Deplin (l-methyl folate) as an augmentation treatment for Major Depressive Disorder.  He described the interactions between inflammation, metabolic syndrome, early life adversity and the impact on depression and overall health.  Dr. Richard Horowitz was in attendance and shared the excitement of his new book on Lyme Diease called:  Why Can’t I Get Better: Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease.

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On March 12, and March 20, 2014, Dr. Pardell lecture to his mental health and medical colleagues in Dutchess and Westchester Counties on Brintellix, a new antidepressant medication with unique properties to treat the cognitive and energy symptoms occurring in Major Depression.

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Black Dog of Depression

Black Dog of Depression  One of my colleagues Kimberly Kress MD from TMS Serenity in Sugarland, Texas shared with me this moving portrayal  from an Australian animator about his struggles with depression. This video sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) is a poignant and moving portrayal that brings insight and hope for those afflicted with depression.

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