“Panic Disorder:  A Multimodal Approach to Treatment,” UCLA Outpatient Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 3/27/91

“Panic Disorder in a Patient with Schizotypal Personality Disorder,” Brentwood V.A. Hospital Outpatient Grand Rounds, 10/16/91

“Social Phobia,” Pine Crest Hospital Grand Rounds, 12/17/92

“Panic Disorder,” Lancaster Community Hospital Colloquium, 2/11/93

“A Case of Specific Phobia of Children,” Brentwood Veterans Administration Mental Health Clinic Out-Patient Grand Rounds, 3/31/93

“Panic Disorder:  Diagnosis and Treatment,” Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Grand Rounds, 12/11/93

“Diagnosis and Treatment of Social Phobia,” Kaiser-Woodland Hills Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 4/26/94

“State-of-the-Art Management of Panic, Phobias, Generalized Anxiety, Post-traumatic Stress, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders,” UCLA Extension, Psychology Course #842, 5/14/94

“Everything You Wanted to Know About Shame but Were too Embarrassed to Ask,” Cedar Sinai Thalians Grand Rounds, 12/12/94

“Psychopharmacological and Behavioral Treatment of Social Phobia,” Co-sponsored by UCLA and Southern California Psychiatric Society at UCLA, 1/29/95

“Social Phobia Update,” St. Johns Hospital Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 2/21/95

“Review of Changes in the DSMIV:  Personality Disorders Section,” Southern CA Psychiatric Society Saturday Forum Series at UCLA, 3/11/95

“Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Social Phobia But Were Too Afraid to Ask,” Gateways Hospital Grand Rounds, 3/30/95

“Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Social Phobia But Were Too Afraid to Ask,” Torrance Memorial Hospital Grand Rounds, 6/28/95

“Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Social Phobia But Were Too Embarrassed to Ask,” Harbor-UCLA Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 10/2/95

“Anxiety Disorders Update,” Kaiser West LA Mental Health Clinic, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 11/13/95

“Social Phobia:  Diagnosis and Treatment,” UCLA-Sepulveda Veterans Administration Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 4/24/96

“Social Phobia:  A Cutting Edge Review,” Kaiser LA Sunset Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 5/23/96

“Social Phobia:  Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment,” Pine Grove Hospital Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 7/15/96

“Anxiety Disorders:  Assessment and Treatment,” California Society for Clinical Social Work Central LA District Meeting, 10/19/96

“The Self-Conscious Emotions:  Guilt, Shame and Pride,” Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Course #183 with Michael Gales, MD as co-instructor,  11/14/96

“Social Phobia:  Subtypes and Therapeutic Approaches,” Southern California Psychiatric Society sponsored Psychopharmacology Update,  2/22/97

“Advances in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders,” UCLA Extension Psychology Course 884.5, with Michele Craske, PhD and Alan Nagamoto, PhD as Co-instructors,  3/1/97

“Psychoanalytic Theories of Anxiety,” St. Johns Mental Health Center Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 4/15/97

“Social Phobia:  Recognition and Treatment,” Del Amo Hospital Grand Rounds, 7/9/97

“Women and Anxiety,” Guest Speaker on Health Quest, a LA County Medical Association Sponsored Cable TV Show, 8/28/97

“Treating Anxiety Disorders:  Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia”, The L.A. Society of Clinical Psychologists, with co-presenters Michelle Craske, PhD and Allan Compton, MD, 5/2/98

“Generalized Anxiety Disorder”, Kaiser Permanente Sunset Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 5/12/98

“Treatment of Anxiety in the Dual Diagnosis Patient,” Edelman Mental Health Center Grand Rounds, 7/6/00

“New Dimensions in Social Anxiety Disorder,” UCLA Extension full day Course #888.7, UCLA, 7/16/05

“Social Anxiety Disorder Update,” University of Southern California Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 6/7/12


Principal Investigator: Levetiracetam (N-type calcium channel blocker) in the treatment of social phobia: UCB Pharma grant, 2003

Co-Investigator: Fluoxetine and Olanzapine in the treatment of treatment-resistant depression: Lilly grant, 2000

Co-Investigator: Sigma opioid receptor agonist in the treatment of depression: Otsuka grant, 2000

Principal Investigator: Substance P Antagonist in the treatment of social phobia: Novartis grant, 1998

Co-Investigator: Lamotrigine in the treatment of bipolar depression: Glaxo Wellcome grant, 1997

Principal Investigator: Brofaromine (Reversible MAO B Inhibitor) in the treatment of social phobia. Ciba-Geigy grant, 1993

Lab Technician: Prepared and operated guinea pig atrium and ileum live-tissue assays to screen compounds isolated from marine organisms for potential pharmacologic activity. Sea Grant Project, 1980