Psychiatry Grand Rounds on ‘Genetics of Behavioral Health and Neurodevelopment’

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Supported by University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry, at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, and the UAHS Center for Applied Genetics & Genomic Medicine:

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
4-5 p.m.
Live Presentation at Banner – UMC South, Behavioral Health Pavilion, Room 1233 ONLY.

Maureen Kelly Galindo, MS, RN, AGN-BC
Coordinator, Genetics and Developmental Research, UA Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Genetics Nurse, UA Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (ArizonaLEND)

"Genetics of Behavioral Health and Neurodevelopment"

Watch It LIVE!
(Or archived at this link for later viewing)

Learning Objectives:

  1. To be able to describe the genetic testing approach for behavioral health and neurodevelopmental conditions.
  2. To be able to explain inheritance of microdeletion and microduplication variants.
  3. To be able to identify resources to assist with genetic result interpretation.

Unless otherwise specified locations are as follows: Live presentation at Banner – UMC South, BHP 1233 ONLY.

This week's Grand Rounds is supported by unrestricted educational grant from: None.

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care.

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting us at 520-874-4082. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held every Wednesday (September-May) from 4 to 5 p.m. Be sure to sign-in and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

** Note: The presentation will be livestreamed on the BioCom website - they state “live presentation” as those who would like to receive CME credit have to be there in person. Here is a link to the BioCom page: A link will go up for the presentation when they go live; also, please note: BioCom presentations don’t work well on Google Chrome.

Please contact Kristen Yungert with any questions (

Banner - University Medical Center South
Behavioral Health Pavilion, Room 1233

2800 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

Contact Info
Kristen Yungert | Communications Coordinator, UA Department of Psychiatry
(520) 874-4208
Event Contact Department: 
UA Department of Psychiatry