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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Lynne Fenton, MD 

          Lynne Fenton, MD

 

 

Lynne Fenton, MD

Assistant Professor


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:

Medical Director, Student Mental Health Service, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, 7-2009 – present

Research Fellow/Instructor, Research and Development Service, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, 7-2008 - present

Research Fellow/Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 7-2008-present

 

 

Fellowship in Brain Imaging, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver, 1008-2010

Residency in General Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver, 2005-2008

Physician, private practice, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Denver, CO, 1994-2005

 

Medical Acupuncturist, Mile High Spine and Rehabilitation, Greenwood Village, CO, 2001-2002, and 2004-2005

 

Physician, Colorado Rehabilitation and Occupational Medicine, Aurora, CO, 1993-1994

 

Chief of Physical Medicine, United States Air Force, San Antonio, TX, 1990-1993

 

Staff Physiatrist, Wilford Hall United States Air Force Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, 1990-1993

Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Medical Center, 1986-1990

 

Other Experience and Professional Memberships:

Colorado Psychiatric Society Junior Trustee, 2009-present

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Board-certified, 2009

Colorado Psychiatric Society Early Career Psychiatrists Trustee, 2008-2009

State of Colorado Medical License - issued 1993

American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine Certified, 1992

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board-certified, 1991

 

Honors:

Associate Investigator Award for training in research from the Department of Veterans Affairs, 2008-2011

PRITE Award, 2006, 2007

Medal of Commendation, United States Air Force, 1993

Scholl Fellowship Award for research in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1990

 

Teaching Activities (limited to Psychiatry-related teaching):

Supervision:

 

Psychiatry Residents:

    • weekly supervision of six R2 residents, 1-hour per resident 2007- 2008
    • supervision of R1-R4 residents in outpatient clinic, 4 hours per week 2007- 2008
    • inpatient and consult-liaison call, supervision of R2 and R3 residents 2008 - present
    • Student Mental Health Service, supervision of R4 and R3 residents, 2009 - present

 

Lectures:

 

  • "Pain – Diagnosis and Treatment", 2006, 2008
  • University of Colorado, R2 Consult-Liaison Psychiatry class
  • "Somatoform Disorders", 2006, 2008
  • University of Colorado, R2 Consult-Liaison Psychiatry class
  • "CATIE", 2007, 2008, 2009
  • University of Colorado, R3 Evidence-based Medicine course
  • "STEP-BD", 2007, 2008, 2009
  • University of Colorado, R3 Evidence-based Medicine course
  • "STAR*D", 2007, 2008, 2009
  • University of Colorado, R3 Evidence-based Medicine course

 

 

Courses:

  • Psychiatry Board and PRITE Review Course - Developed and co-taught 10 session weekly course for R1-R4 residents, 8/2007-10/2007
  • Psychopharmacology for Non-Prescribing Clinicians - Developed and taught weekly course for social work interns, 9/2007-3/2008
  • R-3 Evidence-Based Medicine - Co-taught weekly 90 minute course for R3 residents
  • Axis-II Disorders - 4 lecture series, part of R-1 introductory lectures, 1/2009, 4/2009
  • Student Mental Health - New 5 week course for R-4 residents to begin 2010
  • R4 Clinical Rotation in Student Mental Health - One-half day per week, 2009 - present

 

 

Presentations:

 

  • Grand Rounds: "Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, and Chronic Pain", University of Colorado, Department of Psychiatry, 9/28/2005
  • Poster presentation: "Psychotherapy for Patients with Neuropsychiatric Disorders", Junior Faculty Poster Show, University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry, 3/2007
  • Grand Rounds: “Student Mental Health – a Developmental Perspective”, University of Colorado, Department of Psychiatry, 10/11/2009

 

Clinical Activities:

Medical Director, Student Mental Health Service, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, 2009 – present

  • medication and psychotherapy for 15-20 graduate students per week
  • coordination of team of four mental health clinicians
  • supervision of R4 and R3 residents who treat student
  • lectures, outreach to students, administrators and faculty

 

Psychiatrist, 5-10 general psychiatry patients, medication and psychotherapy, 2008 - present

  

SCHOLARSHIPS AND PUBLICATIONS

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Roth EJ. Fenton LL. Gaebler-Spira DJ. Frost FS. Yarkony GM. Superior mesenteric artery syndrome in acute traumatic quadriplegia: case reports and literature review. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 72(6):417-20, 1991 May.

 

Green D. Lee MY. Lim AC. Chmiel JS. Vetter M. Pang T. Chen D. Fenton L. Yarkony GM. Meyer PR Jr. Prevention of thromboembolism after spinal cord injury using low-molecular-weight heparin.  Annals of Internal Medicine. 113(8):571-4, 1990 Oct 15.

 

Geary GG. Fenton L. Cheng G. Smith GT. Siu B. McNamara JJ. Failure of pretreatment with propranolol to reduce the zone of myocardial infarction after 2 hours of coronary occlusion in the primate heart. American Journal of Cardiology. 52(5):615-20, 1983 Sep 1.

 

Grants and Contracts:

Reward Processing in Schizophrenia: the Effects of Aripiprazole and Risperidone, 2008-present

 A functional MRI investigation

 

False Pattern Recognition in Schizophrenia, 2009 - present

Involvement of the dopaminergic reward system.

                        

Functional MRI Correlates of Overeating in Schizophrenia Treated with Olanzapine, 2009 - present

 

Associate Investigator Award, Department of Veterans Affairs, Schizophrenia Research Department, 2008-2010