ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS
Positions and Employment:
1984 Residency Training, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
1987 Residency Training, Brown University, Providence, RI
1989 PGY-1 Internship, Brown University, Providence, RI
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
2007-2015 Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO.
2007-2012 Associate Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO
2015-present Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
2016-present Interim Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
Other Experience and Professional Memberships:
1991-1996 Inpatient assistant unit chief, Butler Hospital, Providence, R.I.
1996- 2007 Inpatient unit chief, Butler Hospital, Providence, R.I.
2005-present Group for Advancement of Psychiatry, Fellowship Committee; Family Committee
2006-present Secretary/Treasurer, Association of Family Psychiatrists
2013-present Medical Director, Psychiatric Services, University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, Co.
2013-present Director for CME Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver
Licensure: Colorado Full License
1991 American Psychiatry and Neurology
2008 Psychosomatic Medicine
- 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
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
2007-2010 Psychosomatic Medicine seminars for University of Colorado Denver residents
2008-present Psychosomatic Fellowship Director, UCH and NJH
2010-present Co-director of Ethics Course for PGY2 University of Colorado Denver psychiatry residents
Has also taught Psychiatry PGY-1 and PGY-2 residents in Introduction to Family Therapy, Psychosomatic Medicine, Family Psychiatry, BioEthics Course, and Psychotherapy Scholars: Family Psychiatry.
SCHOLARSHIP AND PUBLICATIONS
Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications (since 2005):
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, Issue 4 (July-August), 2011.
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.
Heru AM, Drury LM. Developing Family Resilience in Chronic Psychiatric Illnesses. Medicine and Health Rhode Island. 24 (3), 2011.
Heru AM. Teaching Psychosomatic Medicine using problem-based learning and roleplaying. Academic Psychiatry, Issue 4 (July-August), 2011.
Heru AM. Working with families with psychiatric illnesses: a focus on resilience, Directions in psychiatry, 31(9):113-124, 2011.
Heru AM, Glick, I.D Family Therapy the neglected core competence Academic Psychiatry, 36 (6), 433-5, 2012
Heru AM, Role Play in Medical Education to Address Student Mistreatment, Virtual Mentor. 2014; 16:177-181.
Heru AM, Family-centered care in the out-patient general psychiatry clinic. Journal of Psychiatric Practice. J. of Psychiatric Practice, 21 (5): 381-88.
Davis RA et al. (2017). Disambiguating the Psychiatric Sequelae of Parkinson's Disease, Deep Brain Stimulation, and Life Events: Case Report and Literature Review. American Journal of Psychiatry, 174(1), 11-15.