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Karl Goodkin, MD, PhD, DFAPA | DEPARTMENT CHAIR
Dr. Goodkin has been a member of the Committee on HIV Psychiatry (formerly the Commission on AIDS) of the American Psychiatric Association since 1992 and was a member of the APA’s original Work Group on HIV/AIDS Practice Guidelines -- published in the American Journal of Psychiatry in 2000 and revised in 2006. He was a member of the Algorithms Work Group of the Frascati Conference committee reviewing the American Academy of Neurology’s diagnostic criteria for the HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) published in December, 2007, in Neurology. Dr. Goodkin was given the Distinguished Service Award in 2004 by the American Society for Microbiology for his services as an Editor of the Journal, Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology. He was the chief editor of book, The Spectrum of Neuro-AIDS Disorders: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment, published by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Press, Inc., in 2009. He is a member the American College of Psychiatrists and served on its Scientific Program Committee for the 2013 annual meeting.
Dr. Goodkin has been a member of the Neurology Collaborative Science Working Group (formerly the Neurology Sub-Committee) of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) since 1996. He has served on the Mental Health, AIDS, and Immunology Review Committee of the NIMH and has been a member of review committees for other NIH institutes, including NIA, NINDS, NIDA, NCMHD, NIDR, and the NEI. He is a founding member of the International Society for Neurovirology and a charter member of the Society on Neuroimmune Pharmacology.
Dr. Goodkin served on the consensus panel on the management of older patients with HIV infection published by the American Academy of HIV Medicine in 2012. He currently serves on the Neuropsychology Work Group of the Multi-Center AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) and the external advisory board to NIAID for the Women’s Inter-Agency HIV Study (WIHS). His research interests concern the causes, treatment, and prevention of HIV-1 associated neurocognitive impairment, specifically in older persons and in primary Spanish speakers (in the USA, Argentina, Mexico, and Puerto Rico) as well as Portuguese speakers in Brazil and Zulu speakers in South Africa. Dr. Goodkin has conducted clinical trials of HIV-1 associated neurocognitive impairment, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, bereavement, and chronic pain (including painful peripheral neuropathy).
Shambhavi Chandraiah, MD, FRCPC, FAPA | ASSOCIATE CHAIR FOR CLINICAL SERVICES, RESIDENCY PROGRAM DIRECTOR, PROFESSOR, DIRECTOR OF OUTPATIENT SERVICES
Dr. Chandraiah comes to ETSU after 14 years at the University of Mississippi Medical Center where she served as an associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic. She received her Bachelor of Medical Science (Biochemistry focus) and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Saint Johns, Canada. Her professional training includes a rotating internship at Saint Joseph’s Hospital, University of Toronto in Canada. She started her psychiatry residency at the Clark Institute of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada and completed it at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) in Richmond, VA, where she also completed a consultation/liaison psychiatry fellowship. She is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry in the US and Canada.
She has also worked previously in academic and administrative positions at the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond and Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Medical Centers, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Saint Louis University, as well as in private practice. At the University of Mississippi Med Center she received the Outstanding Clinical Supervision, Best Outpatient Attending, and Clinical Teacher of the Year Awards. Her primary interests are in women’s mental health, as well as mood and anxiety disorders.
George Brown, MD ASSOCIATE CHAIR FOR VA AFFAIRS
Dr. Brown is a professor in the ETSU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Brown is a University of Rochester School of Medicine graduate who subsequently did residency at Wright State University as an officer in the USAF. He is board certified in General Psychiatry. He joined the faculty of the University of Texas Health Science Center, coming to East Tennessee and joining this department in 1994. He has been very active in academic psychiatry, having published over 110 papers and abstracts as well as 15 book chapters, participating in research in trans-sexualism and gender identity disorders, schizophrenia, and HIV. His areas of expertise include: gender identity disorders and psychopharmacology. Dr. Brown supervises resident research electives at the VA and encourages residents to develop a better understanding of the potential contributions of research on clinical practice through evaluation of journal articles.
Some Faculty at Education Day, 2016.
Christine Adler, PhD (Clinical Psychology) | Assistant Professor (ETSU) & Assistant
Chief of Psychology Service
(JH Quillen VAMC)
Dr. Adler received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the State University of NY at Albany and completed an internship and postdoctoral fellowship in medical psychology at the Ohio State University Medical Center. She specializes in geriatric and medical psychology, particularly care of the terminally ill.
Martha A. Bird, MD | Professor
Dr. Bird is an attending physician at Woodridge Intensive Outpatient Program. Dr. Bird earned her Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Kentucky and her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Kentucky/College of Medicine. She obtained her residency in general psychiatry and fellowship in child psychiatry at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.
Traci Carroll, MD, PhD | Assistant Professor (ETSU) & Inpatient Psychiatrist (JH Quillen VAMC)
Shambhavi Chandraiah, MD Professor
Dr. Chandraiah comes to ETSU after 14 years at the University of Mississippi Medical Center where she served as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic. She received her Bachelor of Medical Science (Biochemistry focus) and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Saint Johns, Canada. Her professional training includes a rotating internship at Saint Joseph's Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada. She started her psychiatry residency at the Clark Institure of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada and completed it at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) in Richmond, VA, where she also completed a consultation/liaison psychiatry fellowship. She is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry in the US and Canada.
William Finger, PhD | Professor (ETSU), Clinical Psychologist, Coordinator & Primary
Care Mental Health Integration
Shannon Hansen-Cook, MD – Assistant Professor (ETSU) & Consult-Liaison Psychiatrist (JH Quillen VAMC)
Dr. Hansen instructs residents in safety and competency in an ER setting. She completed her psychiatry residency at the University of California, San Diego, and is board certified in psychiatry. Areas of expertise include emergency room psychiatry, consultation liaison psychiatry, working with the chronically mentally ill, and management of chronic pain syndromes.
John P. Hendrick, MD, DFAPA | Professor (ETSU) & Chief of the Psychiatry Service (JH Quillen VAMC)
Dr. Hendrick was graduated from and trained in psychiatry at the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Va. He is Board-Certified in General Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He was in private practice for 18 years prior to coming to Johnson City, initially in Sanford, North Carolina for three years where he was awarded a Distinguished Service Award by the National Health Service Corps of the United States Public Health Service. Then he was in private practice in the Chattanooga/Cleveland area of Tennessee for 15 years prior to joining the VA and the clinical faculty at ETSU. During this time he served as President of the Chattanooga Psychiatric Society and then became President of the Tennessee Psychiatric Association. He served on the Board of Directors of Parkridge Health System in Chattanooga, TN and was on the Board of Directors of the Mental Health Association of Chattanooga.
Dr. Hendrick joined the VA as Chief of Inpatient Psychiatric Services at Mountain Home VA in 2004. He is an active teacher at ETSU and has twice been named Psychiatry Residency Teacher of the Year. He holds an Irma J. Bland Award for Residency Teaching from the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Hendrick serves as Neurosciences Track Director in the Psychiatry Residency. His expertise is in Clinical Psychiatric Hospital Administration, Electroconvulsive Therapy and the Psychiatric aspects of Behavioral Neurology. He also teaches the Senior Resident Seminar on Neuroanatomy. He serves on the Educational Policy Committee and the Curriculum Committee for the Department. He lectures on a wide variety of psychiatric issues in the national audience.
Gail Kase, MD - Associate Professor
Before relocating to western North Carolina and accepting a faculty position at ETSU, Dr. Kase practiced psychiatry in the Philadelphia area for 18 years, splitting her time between a private psychodynamic psychotherapy practice and various clinical and administrative positions in the community. Her community experience ranges from clinical treatment and administrative management of outpatient clinics and residential facilities--including the development of a treatment unit for the women's prison of the Philadelphia Prison System--to caring for people with disabling mental illness who are homeless or previously incarcerated.
Dr. Kase earned a degree in Humanities from Penn State University after attending Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. She graduated from Penn State University College of Medicine and completed her residency in psychiatry at The Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital where she served as chief resident. Dr. Kase is compassionate, she understands how to listen deeply, and she is comfortable managing crises. while proficient with psychiatric mediation, Tele-medicine and TMS treatment, Dr. kase is devoted to empowering each individual to develop insight, self-acceptance and a fulfilled life.
Paul R. Kelley, MD | Associate Professor Emeritus
Dr. Kelley was awarded his MD from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 1982 and split his residency between the University of California at Irvine and the Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, finishing in 1986. Prior to coming to ETSU he was medical director, geropsychiatric inpatient and intensive outpatient program Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Kentucky and medical director of the geropsychiatric inpatient and partial hospitalization program, Tacoma Adventist Hospital in Greeneville, Tennessee.
Jill McCarley, MD – Assistant Professor (ETSU) & Consult-Liaison Psychiatrist (JH Quillen VAMC)
Ramsey McGowen, PhD (Clinical Psychology) | Professor Emerita
Dr. McGowen is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Specialties include professional ethics, effects of gender in career differences, stress management for professionals and medical education. She obtained her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Auburn University in 1981 after completing her internship at University of Tennessee Memphis Center for Health Sciences (Memphis Clinical Psychology Internship Consortium).
Merry N. Miller, MD | Professor Emerita
Dr. Miller is board certified in both General and Adolescent Psychiatry. She specializes
in mood and eating disorders in both adults and adolescents. She received her degrees
from the University of Tennessee at Memphis in Medicine and Biochemistry. She trained
at Duke University during her residency and was a partner in a successful Chicago
area private practice group for seven years prior to coming to academia. Achieving
tenure in 2000, she took on the role of chair in 2002 until 2012. She continues to
be involved in the clinical supervision of residents and maintains an active research
program relating to menstrual variations and mental health, causes for depression,
eating disorders and autoimmune causes for psychiatric disease.
Norman C. Moore, MD | Professor Emeritus
Dr. Moore's education and training includes Methodist College in Belfast, Northern
Ireland; Queen's University/School of Medicine in Belfast, Northern Ireland; internship
at Lagan Valley Hospital in Lisburn, Northern Ireland; and psychiatric residency in
the Royal Air Force in London, UK. His degrees include MB BCh BAO from Queen's University
in Belfast, UK; MD from Queen's University in Belfast, UK; diploma in Psychological
Medicine from London University, UK; and a diploma from the American Academy of Pain
Michele Moser, PhD | Professor & Director State of Tennessee Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody
Dr. Moser earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Miami University, Oxford, OH. Dr. Moser teaches residents cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Moser has been licensed since 2003 with the Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology. She earned her Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from Miami University in Oxford, OH (APA-approved program). She received a BA in Psychology from the Augustana College in Rock Island, IL.
Shantha Pandian, MD | Assistant Professor (ETSU) & Chief, Mental Health Clinic (JH Quillen VAMC)
Dr. Pandian completed her psychiatric residency at ETSU after having done her medical studies at Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India. She currently is Chief of the Mental Health Clinic at the JH Quillen VAMC. Her research interests include the impact of religious and cultural beliefs and traditions on mental health.
Patrick Sloan, PhD | Professor Emeritus (ETSU) & Chief of Psychology (JH Quillen VAMC)
He has served as Acting Mental Health Services Manager for the VA Mid South Healthcare Network (VISN 9). Dr. Sloan is a nationally recognized leader in VA mental health, is a graduate of the VHA Clinical Managers' Institute, and has served in various mental health leadership capacities in VISN 9 since the inception of the Network. He chaired the Mental Health Advisory Group and other mental health task forces prior to this appointment. Dr. Sloan received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ohio University. He served his internship with emphasis in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Florida and Gainesville VAMC. He arrived here as a Staff Psychologist at the James H. Quillen VAMC and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He is one of the original faculty members of the College of Medicine still teaching here. Dr. Sloan has served as Chief, Psychology Service since 1993 at Mountain Home, where he directs the Clinical Neuropsychology Program and is Chair of the Ethics Advisory Committee. Dr. Sloan is a member of several professional organizations, including a Fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment. He is recognized nationally for his published research in assessment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and his authorship of several funded VA program grants.
Thomas Schacht, PsyD, ABPP | Professor Emeritus
Board Certified in Clinical Psychology and Forensic Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. Dr. Schacht teaches medical students and psychiatry residents in the areas of psychotherapy, psychopathology, psychological assessment, and forensic psychiatry. He provides forensic services to state and federal courts, prosecution and defense in criminal matters, plaintiff and defense in civil matters. Doctoral degree from Rutgers University. Internship and residency in medical and pediatric psychology at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center. Two-year post-doctoral research fellowship at Vanderbilt University funded by a National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Phillip Steffey, MSW | Instructor
Mr. Steffey has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 1997. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, TN. He obtained his Master of Divinity at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He received a Master of Social Work from East Carolina University in Greeneville, NC.
Heidi Vermette, MD | Assistant Professor (ETSU) & Associate Chief of Staff, Mental Health (JH Quillen VAMC)
Dr. Vermette was awarded her MD from the University of Massachusetts. She completed her General Psychiatry Residency as well as Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship also at University of Massachusetts.
VA Volunteer Faculty
Bentley, Gina, PMHNP | Clinical Instructor
Buchanan, Jerry V., PhD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Cook, Jerome, PhD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Culligan, Julie Wallin, PhD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Frizzell, Peter G., MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Furse, Sonja DNP | Clinical Assistant Professor
Haaser, Richard, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Hayel-Moghadam, Kamran, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Huddleston, W. Scott, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Radford, J. Michael, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Stoss, Thomas D., MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Nellie Kate Birch I Secretary 2
Angela Dixon I Account Clerk 3
Jennie Hodge I Center of Excellence Specialist
Christine Loveday, EdD | Business Manager
Pam Moffett | Academic Office Supervisor
Dakotah Phillips I Graduate Medical Education Coordinator-Psychiatry
Jan Royston I Center of Excellence Office Coordinator
Candace Short | Chair’s Coordinator
Linda Sweeney I Information Research Tech 1
Susan Wallace | PARC House Secretary, Medical Program Facilitator
Tracy Wilson | Clinical Research Coordinator
Greg Wykoff, MD | Research Assistant 1
Wanda Young | Coordinator, Medical Education
Quillen ETSU Physicians Clinic Staff
Elizabeth Arrowood | Billing / Receptionist for Quillen ETSU Physicians, Psychiatric Care
Chasity Gobble | Receptionist for Quillen ETSU Physicians, Psychiatric Care
Beverly Ray I Licensed Clinical Social Worker for Quillen ETSU Physicians, Psychiatric Care
Pam Reising I Receptionist for Quillen ETSU Physicians. Psychiatric Care
Mabel A. Yates | Office Manager for Quillen ETSU Physicians, Psychiatric Care
Clinical and Adjunct Faculty
Borel, Terry C., MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Fletcher, Teresa K., MA | Clinical Instructor
Grabman, Tracy Gibson, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Hamdy, Ronald, MD | Adjunct Faculty
Ingram, Stephen J., RPH | Clinical Instructor
Kadam, Rajesh, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Lipman, Jonathan J., PhD | Clinical Associate Professor
McDuffie, Everett E., MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Musil, C. Allen, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Ordway, Gregory A., PhD | Adjunct Faculty
Patel, Rakesh, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
Vaught, James E., DDS | Clinical Professor Emeritus
Our Psychiatry Residency Program and Clerkship programs are greatly extended by our Clinical and Adjunct Faculty that includes over 50 members of the medical community as well as faculty of other medical and basic science departments.
These dedicated professionals enhance our educational programs with the additional experience of numerous other health care professions including: Institutional Practice Physicians, Private Practice Physicians, Psychologists,Social Workers and Pharmacists.