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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Alison Heru, MD
           Alison Heru, MD

 

Anschutz Medical Campus
Building 500, Room E2336
303-724-4715
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Alison Heru, MD

Associate Professor


Educational History

1977  MBChB, Glasgow University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

1984  Residency Training, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

1987  Residency Training, Brown University, Providence, RI

1989  PGY-1 Internship, Brown University, Providence, RI

 

Academic Appointments

1988-1994  Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Brown University, Providence, RI

1994-1996  Acting Associate Director, Residency Program, Department of Psychiatry, Brown University, Providence, RI

1994-2003  Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Brown University, Providence, RI

2003-2004  Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Brown University, Providence, RI

2004-2007  Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Clinical), Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI

2007-present Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado, Denver, CO

2007-present  Associate Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO

 

Honors and Awards

1996  Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association

1996  Brown University Residency in Psychiatry Excellence in Teaching Award

2001  Brown University Medical School Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award

2002  Brown University School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award

2003  Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association

2004  Certificate to Attend American Association of Medical Colleges Mid-Career Development Conference

2004  NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award

2005  Care New England Care Award Patient Family Initiative

2008  Teacher Scholar Award University of Colorado Denver.

 

Professional Affiliations

1988-1997         American Psychiatric Association

1984-present     Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, UK

1997-present     American Psychiatric Association: Fellow

2002-present     Association of Family Psychiatrists

2003-present     Association of Women Psychiatrists

2004-present     Association of Academic Psychiatry

2005-present     Group for Advancement of Psychiatry

2007-present     Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

 

Professional Service and Committees

Institutional and Department Committees

1990-1997  Selection Committee, Brown University Residency in Psychiatry

1996-1998  Chair, Psychotherapy Track Committee

1995-1996  Policy Committee, Brown University Residency in Psychiatry

1995-1996  Chair, UTP Subcommittee of Policy Committee, Brown University Residency in Psychiatry

1997-2007  Curriculum Committee, Brown University Residency in Psychiatry

1998-2007  Sexual Harassment Prevention and Gender Equity Consultant to Office of Women, Brown University Medical School

2003-2004  LCME Subcommittee on Medical Students, Brown University Medical School

2003-2006  Task Force on Student Mistreatment, Brown University Medical School

2003-2007  Office of Women in Medicine Advisory Board, Brown University Medical School

 

National Service

2006-present  Secretary/Treasurer, Association of Family Psychiatrists

2005-present  Group for Advancement of Psychiatry,  Fellowship Committee; Family Committee

 

Licensure and Board Certification

Licensure:         Colorado Full License (Expires 2011)

1991                  American Psychiatry and Neurology

2008                  Psychosomatic Medicine

 

Reviewer and Referee Activities

Editorial Board

2009  Family Process Journal

 

Journal Reviewer:

2001  Annals of Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education

2001  Families, Systems and Health

2004  Clinical Psychological Review

2004  American Journal of Bioethics

2005  Medical Teacher

2006  Biomedical Center Medical Education

2006  Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

2007  American Journal of Psychiatry

2007  Family Process

2007  Psychiatric Services

2009  Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences

 

Invited extramural lectures, presentations and visiting professorships

National:

1992  Depression Awareness Week, Panel Member at Depression Screening Day. Butler Hospital Providence, RI.

1992  Brief Psychotherapy Seminar Series “The Clinical Value of Lacan’s Return to Basic Freudian Principles”, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI.

1993  From Schema-focused Cognitive Therapy to Social Constructionism:  New Stories for Women in Treatment, Co-presenter with Caron Zlotnick, Ph.D., American Women Psychologists, Atlanta, Georgia.

1993  Overview of Psychiatry from a Feminist Viewpoint, Feminist Lecture Series, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI.

1994  Discussion of Luce Irigaray; a post-Lacanian psychoanalyst and philosopher, Feminist Lecture Series, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI.

1994  Grand Rounds Presentation, The Role of the Family in Psychiatry, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Boston, Mass.

1995  Ask the Doctor, Bridging the GAP. 11th Annual Alliance of the Mentally Ill of Rhode Island, Newport, RI.

1995  Feminist Theory Interrogates Science, Feminist Lecture Series, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI.

1997  Female Sexuality-Feminist Lecture Series, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI.

1997  APA Workshop, Feminist Perspectives on Harassment Claims. San Diego, CA.

1998  Family Functioning, and Introduction to McMaster Model; seminar, Newport Mental Health Center, RI.

1998  Feminist Lecture Series on “The Connections Between Gender and Victimhood”.  Butler Hospital, Providence, RI.

1998  The Role of the Family in Psychiatry: What do Families Want and Why Do We Need Them?  Family Day, Butler Hospital. Providence, RI.

1998   Panel Member/Discussant. Sexual Harassment Workshop, Pawtucket Memorial Hospital Dept of Family Medicine.  Providence, RI.

1998  APA Symposium, The Connections Between Gender and Victimhood. Toronto, Canada.

1998  Sexual Harassment Issues on the Wards, Third Year medical students Brown University School of Medicine.  Providence, RI.  Co-presenter with Dr. Patricia Recupero.

1998  Member of Diversity Resource Panel, First year Brown University School of Medicine.  Providence, RI.

1998  Race and Gender Issues in Health Care; panel member. Brown University School of Medicine. Providence, RI.

1999  Women in Residency; Psychiatry. Hosted Lunch Table, Brown University Office of Women in Medicine, Providence, RI.

1999  Discussant for RIAPP presentation; Psychoanalysis and Feminism by Professor Mari Jo Buhle.  Brown University, Providence, RI.

1999  APA Workshop, Washington, D.C. Gender Equity in Medical Education.

1999  Sexual Harassment on the Wards, Co-presenter with Dr. Patricia Recupero Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI.

1999  Member of Diversity Panel, First Year Orientation Brown University medical students.  Providence, RI.

1999  Sexual Harassment presentation to third year Brown University medical students.  Providence, RI.

1999  Boundaries in patient/physician relationship.  Affinity Group, Brown University School of Medicine. First year medical students.  Providence, RI.

1999  Gender Equity and the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in Medical School, Dept of Pathology Grand Rounds. Brown University, Providence, RI.

2000  Gender Equity and Prevention of Sexual Harassment. Grand Rounds. Brown University, Department of Community Health.  Providence, RI.

2000 Gender Equity and Boundaries, Grand Rounds, Brown University, Department of Internal Medicine/Family Medicine.  Providence, RI.

2000  Gender Equity and Boundaries, Grand Rounds, Brown University, Department of Family Medicine. Providence, RI.

2000  Gender Equity and Boundary Issues: Presentation to Affinity Group, Brown University School of Medicine.  Providence, RI.

2000  APA Symposium, Body Image and Adolescence. Chicago, IL.

2000  APA Workshop: Teacher/Learner Boundaries.  Chicago, IL.

2000  Gender Equity and Sexual Harassment. Grand Rounds Department of Surgery, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI.

2000 Sexual Harassment on the Wards, 3rd year medical students orientation.  Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI.

2000  Gender Equity and Sexual Harassment prevention, Grand Rounds. Department of Neurology, Brown University, Providence, RI.

2000  Member of Diversity panel, 1st year medical students, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI.

2000  Panel member, Rapid changes in the medical environment and the impact on practitioners in our community. Rhode Island Medical Woman’s Association.

2001  APA Workshop:  Defining Boundaries in Medical Education; Ethics Applied By Role Playing. New Orleans, LA.

2001 Sexual Harassment on the Wards, 3rd year medical students orientation.  Brown University Medical School.

2001 Member of Diversity panel, 1st year medical students, Brown University, School of Medicine, Providence, RI.

2001 Patient/Physician Boundary Violations. Analyzing Moral Issues.  Brown University Medical Students, Providence, RI.

2001  Association for the Behavioral Science and Medical Education Workshop; Defining Boundaries in Medical Education: Experiential Learning. Falmouth, Mass.

2001 Consequences of Educational Boundary Violations. Workshop, Academy of Psychiatry and the Law: Boston, Mass.

2002  Psychiatry and Immigration. APA Workshop Philadelphia, PA.

2002  Professionalism in Teacher/Learner Relationship. APA Workshop, Philadelphia, PA

2002  Sexual Harassment on the Wards, Brown University 3rd year medical students Orientation.

2002  Member of Diversity panel, 1st year medical students, Brown Medical School. Providence, RI.

2002  Boundaries in Psychotherapy Supervision, Child and Adolescent Department of Psychiatry, Grand Rounds, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI.

2002  How to Handle Inappropriate Remarks in the Clinical Teaching Environment- Strategies for Effecting Change.  Brown University Medical Students.

2003  Identifying Sexual Harassment, Brown Medical Students.  Providence, RI.

2003  College Substance Abuse; Alcohol and Women. Rhode Island College, Providence, RI.

2003  Insight and Mania, Clinical Case Conference Discussant, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI.

2003  Basic Family Skills for Inpatient Physicians. Association for the Behavioral Science and Medical Education Conference, Charleston, S. Carolina.

2003  Basic Family Skills for In-patient Clinicians. Butler Hospital Child and Adolescent Series, Providence, RI.

2004 Family Skills for In-Patient Psychiatrists, one-half day course at American Psychiatric Association, New York, NY.

2004  Teaching Family Skills within the Core Competencies. Association for Academic Psychiatry, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2004  Planning for your Professional Development. Office of Women in Medicine, Brown University. Providence, RI.

2004  Appropriate Treatment of Medical Students. Faculty Meeting, Department of Psychiatry, Brown University. Providence, RI.

2005 Family Skills for In-Patient Psychiatrists, half-day day course at American Psychiatric Association, Atlanta, Georgia.

2005  Caregiving. Department of Neurology, Brown Medical School Grand Rounds, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence RI.

2006 Family Skills: Working Successfully with Families. Professional Education Program, Butler Hospital, Providence RI.

2006  Family Skills: Where, What & How to Teach Residents to Work with Families. Association of Academic Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA.

2007  Intimate partner violence: the role of alcohol abuse, legal perspectives and couples treatment. Professional lecture Series, Ray Hall, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI.

2007  Family Skills for In-Patient Psychiatrists, half-day day course at American Psychiatric Association, San Diego, CA.

2007   Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Intimate Partner Violence. Newport Chamber of Commerce Educational Workshop for Clinicians.  Providence, RI.

2008 Updates on Family Violence American College of Osteopathy, Breckenridge, Colorado.

2008  Family Skills: Engaging the Family of the Medical and Psychiatric Patient. 33rd Aspen Psychiatric Conference.

2008  Cultural presentation, Association of Academic Psychiatry, Santa Fe, NM

2009  Family Factors in Medical Illness, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO.

2009 Medical Student Mistreatment, Grand Rounds, University Colorado Denver.

2009  Family Factors in Medical Illness Symposium, APA, San Francisco.

2009  Learning and teaching in psychiatry. Academy of Academic Psychiatry, Washington DC.

2009  Gender Differences in Medical Illness: Family Risk factors. Second Annual Woman’s Health Conference National Jewish Health, Denver CO.

2010  Boundaries panel Grand Rounds, University Colorado Denver.

2010  Teaching Psychosomatic Medicine using Problem-based Learning and Role playing. Grand Rounds University Department of Psychiatry

2010  Advances in Family and Couples Therapy, APA symposium, New Orleans.

2010  Family Approach to Managing Chronic Illness, Arthritis Foundation, Porter Hospital, Denver

 

 

International:

1996  The Silent Harasser, co-presenter with Patricia Ryan Recupero, J.D, M.D. and Terry Halbert, J.D., Symposium, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Puerto Rico.

2002  Consequences of Educational Boundary Violations. Association of Academic Psychiatry, Toronto, Canada.

2006  Advances in the Treatment for Intimate Partner Violence APA Workshop Toronto, Canada.

2006  Family Skills for In-Patient Psychiatrists, half-day course at American Psychiatric Association, Toronto, Canada.

2006  Caregivers for relatives of patients with bipolar disorder. Society for Psychotherapy Research, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2006  Family Research. Child Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

2007  Recovery: how to involve family members in the recovery process: Royal College of Psychiatrists, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

2009  Problem-based learning in psychosomatic medicine, European Association of Consultation Liasion Psychiatry and Psychosomatics. Netherlands (accepted but didn’t attend).

 

Teaching Activities

Course Director

1991-2007 Family Therapy Training for Psychiatric Residents, Brown Medical School

1991-2007 Clinical Assignment Supervisor for Psychiatry Inpatient Rotation on 4th Floor, Butler Hospital, Brown Medical School

1995-2000  Psychotherapy Seminar Tract Coordinator for Brown University Psychiatry Residency Program

1996-2007  Gender Equity and Sexual Harassment for Brown Medical School students

2007-present  Psychosomatic Medicine seminars for University of Colorado Denver residents

2008-present  Psychosomatic Fellowship Director, UCH and NJH

 

Graduate and Medical School Lectures (since 1995)

Psychiatry Residency Program, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

1995   Personality Development Seminar (5 lectures) PGY-2

1995   Career Development Seminars (4 lectures) PGY-3

1995   Biopsychosocial Model (1 lecture) PGY-1

1995   Family Research (3 lectures) PGY-3

2000   Boundaries/Sexual Harassment (3 lectures) PGY-2

2000   Boundaries/Sexual Harassment (3 lectures) PGY-4

2000   Psychotherapy Overview (3 lectures) PGY-1

2004   Biopsychosocial Model (1 lecture) PGY-3

2004   Introduction to Working with Families (1 lecture) PGY-1

2004   Boundaries in Patient/Physician Relationship (1 lecture) PGY-3

2005   Biopsychosocial Model (1 lecture) PGY-1

2005   Family Research (3 lectures) PGY-3

2005   Supervisor-Trainee Boundaries (1 lecture) PGY-4

2006   Family Research (3 lectures) PGY-3

2006   Advances in Treatment of Intimate Partner Violence, (1 lecture) PGY-4

 

University of Colorado Denver

Psychiatry Residency Program, University of Colorado Denver

2008  Introduction to Family Therapy (4 hours) PGY-1

2008  Psychosomatic Medicine (4 hours) PGY-2

2009  Psychosomatic Medicine (6 hours) PGY-2

2009  Introduction to Family Therapy (4 hours) PGY-1

2010  Psychosomatic Medicine (8 hours) PGY-2

2010  Family Psychiatry: assessment and treatment of families of patients with psychiatric illness (6 hours) PGY-4

2010  Psychosomatic Medicine (10 hours) PGY-2

 

 

Family Medicine Residency Program, University of Colorado Denver

2009  Engaging the Family of Medically Ill Patients (2 hours)

 

Other Teaching Experience

1981-1982  General Psychiatry: Teaching and Examination of Medical Students during Clerkships. University of West Indies, Jamaica.  General psychiatric topic lectures to nursing students.  University of West Indies, Jamaica

1988  Supervision/lectures: Family Medicine Residents.  University of Glasgow, Scotland

1995  Forensic supervision for Competency Evaluations performed by Psychiatry residents.  Brown University, Providence, RI

1991-2000  Supervision of Family Medicine residents in elective Family Therapy.

 

Research Experience

1996-1998  Psychopharmacologist in NIMH funded grant (Miller V., Keitner G. and Ryan C.)  Outcome for Bipolar Disorder in Combined Treatment Study

1997-2000  PI. The Role of the Family in Caregiving for Patients with Dementia

1997-2000  PI. The Role of the Family in Caregiving for Patients with Chronic Mental Illness.

2000-2003  PI. Prevention of Pathology in Caregivers of the Chronically Mentally Ill.

2003-2007  Psychopharmacologist in funded study (Keller, M.)  Outcome for Major Depression in Combined Treatment Study.

2003-2005  Psychopharmacologist in NIMH funded study:  Outcome For Major Depression with Combined Treatment (Miller V. Keitner, G. and Ryan, C).

2004-2005  PI. Intimate Partner Violence among Suicidal Inpatients.

2005-2007  PI.  Couples treatment for IPV in inpatients with MDD.

2008  Natalie Zucker Award, Study of Caregivers of patients with COPD, National Jewish Health

 

Bibliography

 

Papers Published in Refereed Journals

 

Heru AM. Family functioning, burden and reward in the caregiving for chronic mental illness. Families, Systems and Health.18 (1):91-103, 2000.

Heru AM. The linkages between gender and victimhood. International Journal of Social Psychiatry. 49(3):10-20, 2001.

Heru AM. Hospitals and the changing work environment: promoting gender equity and fair treatment for medical students. Medicine and Health/Rhode Island. 84(3):76-78, 2001.

Heru AM. Women and mentoring. Annals of Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education. 9(2):8-63, 2003.

Heru AM. The good enough supervisor. Annals of Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education, 9(1): 13-18, 2003.

Heru AM. Gender and the gaze: a cultural and psychological review. International Journal of Psychotherapy. 8(2): 109-17, 2003.

 Heru AM. Using role-playing to increase residents’ awareness of medical student mistreatment. Academic Medicine. 78(1):35-38, 2003.

Heru AM, Ryan, CE. Depressive symptoms and family functioning in the caregivers of recently hospitalized patients with chronic/recurrent mood disorders. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation. 7:53-60, 2003.

Heru, AM, Ryan CE. Quality of life and family functioning in caregivers of patients with mood disorders. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. 28(1):67-71, 2004.

Recupero P R. Heru AM, Price M, Alves, J. Sexual harassment in medical education:  liability and protection, Academic Medicine. 79(9) 1-8, 2004.

Heru AM, Strong Price M, Recupero PR. Boundaries in psychotherapy supervision. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 58(1): 76-89, 2004.

Heru AM, Ryan CE, Iqbal A. Family functioning in the caregivers of patients with dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 19: 533-37, 2004.

Heru AM. Basic family skills for Inpatient psychiatrist. Families, Systems and Health. 22(2): 216-227, 2004.

Heru, AM. Ryan CE Burden. Reward and family functioning of caregivers for relatives with mood disorders: one-year follow-up. Journal of Affective Disorders. 83: 221-25, 2004.

Recupero PR, Cooney MC, Rayner C, Heru AM, Price M. Supervisor-trainee relationship boundaries in medical education. Medical Teacher. 27(6):484-88, 2005.

Recupero PR, Strong D, Rayner C, Heru AM, Price M, Cooney MC. Resident and faculty perceptions of appropriate supervisor trainee boundaries in medical education. Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education. 11(2):91-94, 2005.

Heru AM. Ryan CE, Madrid H. Psychoeducation for caregivers of patients with chronic mood disorders. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic. 69(4):331-40, 2005.

Berman E, Heru AM. Family systems training in psychiatric residencies. Family Process. 44 (3): 321-336, 2005.

Heru AM. Pink collar medicine: women and the future of medicine. Journal of Gender Issues. 22(1): 20-34, 2005.

Heru AM. Psychotherapy supervision and ethical boundaries in directions in psychiatry. 26, Lesson 6:79-87, Hatherleigh

Rainey SE, Stuart GS, Heru AM, Recupero PR, Short Y. Intimate partner violence. Lancet. 368(9549):1765, 2006.

Heru AM, Drury L.  Overcoming Barriers in Working with Families. Academic Psychiatry. 30:379-84, 2006.

Heru AM, Strong D, Prince M, Recupero PR. Self-disclosure in psychotherapy supervisors: gender differences. American Journal of Psychotherapy. 60(4):323-34 2006.

Heru AM, Ryan CE. Caregivers of patients with dementia, one-year follow-up. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic. 70(3):222-31, 2006.

Heru AM. Understanding families from criticalness to resilience. Medicine and Health. 89(5):178-79, 2006.

Heru AM. Family psychiatry: from research to practice. American Journal of Psychiatry. 163: 962-68, 2006.

Heru AM, Stuart GL, Eyres J, Rainey S, Recupero PR. Prevalence and severity of intimate partner violence and associations with family functioning and alcohol abuse in psychiatric inpatients with suicidal intent. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 67:23-9, 2006.

Committee on the family, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry.  Family Skills for General Psychiatry Residents: meeting ACGME core competency requirements. Academic Psychiatry. 30(1):69-78, 2006.

Heru AM, Stuart GL, Recupero PR. Family functioning in suicidal inpatients with intimate partner violence.  Primary Care Companion.  J Clin Psychiatry. 9(6): 413-8, 2007.

Heru AM. Effective Treatments for patients with intimate partner violence. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment. 13:376-83, 2007.

Committee on the family, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Family-oriented patient care through the residency training cycle. Academic Psychiatry. 32:111-118, 2008.

Heru AM & Berman EM. Family Meetings and Integrated Patient Care Commentary:  Medical Family Therapy in an Inpatient Setting. Families Systems and Health 2008; 26 (2):181-18.  

Heru AM Intimate Partner Violence, Psychiatric Times, August 2008, 25 (9) 61-67.

Heru AM Involving Families in Patient Care. Hatherleigh Company. Long Island City, New York, 2008.

Heru AM, Gagne G, Strong, D. Medical Student Mistreatment Results in Symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress, Academic Psychiatry, August 2009.

Heru AM, Berman E, Sargent J. Lifting the veil. Psychiatric Serv. 2010 May;61(5):531-2

Heru AM. Teaching Psychosomatic Medicine using problem-based learning and role-playing. Academic Psychiatry (accepted).

Heru AM Improving Marital Quality in Women with Medical Illness: Integration of Evidence-based Programs into Clinical Practice. Journal of Psychiatric Practice. 2010;16:297–305

 

Publications – Books and Reviews

Books

2007  Heru AM. Drury L. Working with families of psychiatric inpatients. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland.

2009  Keitner GI, Heru AM, Glick I. Couples and Family Therapy, APPI Press.

 

Book Chapter

2004    Keitner GI, Ryan CE, Heru AM. 2004. The family of the patient with bipolar disorder in families of persons with mental disorders: from burden to empowerment. N. Sartorius, J Leff, M Maj (eds.) John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., Chichester, 2004.

2008    The Souzas: Using Problem-Centered Systems Therapy with IPV in Intimate partner and family violence:  A casebook of gender inclusive therapy (ed. J. Hamel).

2008    The Family in Psychiatric Emergencies with Lee Combrinck-Graham in Emergency Psychiatry: Principles and Practice, Eds; Glick, Berlin, Fishkind, and Zeller.

2010    Psychiatric Illness and the life cycle, in The Expanded Family Life-cycle, Eds; McGoldrick, Carter & Garcia-Preto.

 

Book Reviews

1999    Bipolar Disorder: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach.  Clinical Psychological Review. 1999; 1897-898.

2001    Psychotherapy: Process and Techniques.  Clinical Psychology Review. 2001; 21(5):820-821.

2002    Commentary on Gifts from Patients: Implications for the Doctor-Patient Relationship.  Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education. 2002; ( 2):72.

2004    Family First: Your Step-by-Step Guide for Creating a Phenomenal Family. McGraw P.  Psychiatric Services. 2004; 56(4):494.

2007    Families that Flourish: Facilitating Resilience in Clinical Practice. Becvar, D. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2007; 164(3):530.

2009    Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine: Vol 29; Sexual Dysfunction—The Brain-Body Connection, Ed. R. Balon. American Journal of Psychiatry.

 

Other Publications

2006 Heru AM. Invited letter to Paul Fink: intimate partner violence. Psychiatric Times.

 

Publications – Electronic Media

Videotapes:

2000    Heru, AM Gender, Ethnic and Sexual Discrimination, Medical Students and Boundaries and Resident Boundaries.  Teaching Videotapes. Production of Educational Videotaped Series for Medical Students and Residents.  Office of Women in Medicine, Brown Medical School.

2002    Heru, AM Educational Videotape for Chief Residents: “Managing a Complaint of Mistreatment”, Office of Women in Medicine, Brown Medical School.

2005    Heru, AM & Drury L. Family Skills for Inpatient Psychiatry.  Set of three teaching videotapes.

2005    Heru, AM Educational Videotapes for Teaching about Student Mistreatment.

 

Abstracts and papers presented at meetings

December 1998  Family Functioning, Caregivers and the Chronically Mentally Ill., Poster presentation at Third Brown Annual Research Day.  Providence, RI.

December 1999  Depression and Family Functioning in the Caregivers of the Chronically Mentally Ill.  Depression and Family Functioning in the Caregivers of Dementia.  Poster Presentations at Fourth Brown Annual Research Day. Providence, RI.

May 2000  Depression and Family Functioning in the Caregivers of Patients with Chronic Mental Illness. Poster Presentation, APA, Chicago.

March 2001 Quality of Life in Caregivers of the Chronically Mentally Ill. Poster Presentation at Fifth Brown Annual Research Day. Providence, RI.

May 2001  Quality of Life in Family Caregivers of the Chronically Mentally Ill. Poster Presentation, APA, New Orleans.

March 2002  Professionalism in the Teacher/Learner Relationship. Poster Presentation at Sixth Brown Annual Research Day.  Providence, RI.

March 2002  Poster Presentation at Sixth Brown Annual Research Day.  Family Functioning in the Caregivers of Patients with Dementia. Providence, RI.

May 2002  APA, Poster Presentation.  Family Functioning in the Caregivers of Patients with Dementia. Philadelphia, PA.

May 2004  Poster presentation at 8th Brown Annual Research Day Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence in Suicidal Inpatients. Providence, RI.

July 2006  Poster presentation at Royal College of Psychiatrists, Psychotherapy Supervision: the Nature of Difference and the Role of Experience.  Glasgow, Scotland.

July 2006  Poster presentation at Royal College of Psychiatrists, Prevalence and Severity of Intimate Partner Violence and Association with Family Functioning and Alcohol Abuse in Psychiatric Inpatients with Suicidal Intent. Glasgow, Scotland.

October 2006 Poster presentation at Institute on Psychiatric Services, Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence in Suicidal inpatients. New York, NY.

November 2006  Poster presentation at GAP meeting, Family Skills in Residency Training. White Plains, NY.

November 2009  Problem based learning in Psychosomatic Medicine. Poster at the Psychosomatic Medicine Annual Meeting.