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Parker Expert Lecture Series: Network Approaches to Precision Psychiatry

Location: Health Discovery Building Auditorium (HDB 1.208)

Address: 1601 Trinity St., Bldg. B, Austin, Texas 78712 | View Map »

Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Time: 12–1:30 p.m.

Contact: Barbara Springer

About the Event

In this installment of Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences’ Parker Expert Lecture Series, Olu Ajilore, M.D., Ph.D., presents “Network Approaches to Precision Psychiatry.” Ajilore is a professor of psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Medicine. He is a scientist at the University of Illinois Center for Depression and Resilience.

For more information about the event, email Barbara Springer.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  1. Describe brain network correlates of CBT treatment response
  2. Detail how brain network properties can be used to identify novel targets for treatment
  3. Discuss how mobile technology can be used to track symptoms in mood disorders

Target Audience

  • Primary: Psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, nurses and other mental health professionals
  • Secondary: Other health care professionals


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care; Medical Knowledge; Practice-Based Learning and Improvement; Interpersonal and Communication Skills; Professionalism; Systems-Based Practice
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care; Work in interdisciplinary teams; Employ evidence-based practice; Apply quality improvement; Utilize informatics
  • IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork & Team-based Practice; Interprofessional Communication; Values & Ethics for Interprofessional Practice

Speaker Disclosure

Olu Ajilore, M.D., Ph.D., speaker for this educational activity, has financial relationship(s) with Sage Therapeutics (consultant fees), Otsuka Pharmaceutical (nothing received), Embodied Labs (stock options), Blueprint (stock options), and owner of KeyWiseAI (salary and stock).

Planner Disclosure

Jorge Almeida, M.D., Ph.D., and Barbara Springer, planners for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

The CME Advisory Committee, reviewers of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.