Update on Treatment-Resistant Depression in Adults
Dr. Toups is a board-certified psychiatrist and specialist in treatment-resistant depression. After medical school, she completed psychiatric training, including a specialty fellowship focusing on the study of treatment outcomes for Major Depressive Disorder, at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas TX. As faculty at UT Southwestern and UT Austin Dell Medical School, she studied the role of immunity in major depression and served as an investigator in numerous clinical trials. She has taught evidence-based medicine to psychiatry residents, is the co-author of an award-winning journal club curriculum, and co-hosts a related podcast, the Yeah, No Journal Club. She now runs her practice, Singularity Psychiatry and Mental Health, where she provides expert psychiatric care for patients with complex depression.
Disclosure: Dr. Toups has no financial relationship(s) to disclose.
Nicholas Ortiz, M.D., is a board-certified psychiatrist at UT Health Austin’s Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. Additionally, Dr. Ortiz is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry. He serves on the Medical Executive Council for Ascension Seton Shoal Creek and as the Clinical Director of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) for Ascension Seton Medical Center. Dr. Ortiz is also the clinical director of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for UT Health Austin. Dr. Ortiz completed a residency in psychiatry at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. He received his medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and earned his bachelor’s in science from Southwestern University. Dr. Ortiz’s clinical interests include Neurostimulation, Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, and inpatient psychiatry. He is a prolific instructor at Dell Med and also participates in research and publications.
Disclosure: Dr. Ortiz has no financial relationship(s) to disclose.