Ellen Amrock 2The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to announce the appointments of our Cheif Residents for General Program for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Dr. Ellen Armock received her Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. She received her medical degree from McGovern Medical School at UT.

Dr. Katie Thrower is from Fultondale, AL. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and her medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Amrock and Dr. Thrower as they take on their new responsibilities with their academic training.

Pursuing innovative research, providing state-of-the-art treatment of psychiatric disorders, and training the next-generation of psychiatrists

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is advancing the understanding of psychiatric disorders through an integrated approach of research, education, and patient care. Collaboration between laboratory research and clinical areas facilitate translational integration of research findings, with the goal of developing innovative and novel clinical interventions.

Research

Advancing knowledge discovery in schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder, neurodegenerative disorders, substance abuse, and psychiatric disorders of childhood and the elderly

Education

Developing future academic leaders, researched-focused clinical investigators and clinical psychiatrists through residency and fellowship training programs

Patient Care

 Providing state-of-the-art care through a 90-bed inpatient facilty, community-based clinics, and other patient focused programs

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