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Maria A. Oquendo

Ruth Meltzer Professor of Psychiatry
Chairman of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Psychiatrist-in-Chief , University of Pennsylvania Health System
Department: Psychiatry

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3535 Market Street
Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tufts University, summa cum laude, 1980.
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1984.
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, summa cum laude, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine and Psychiatry, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, 1984-1985.
Resident in Psychiatry , Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center , 1985-1988.
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Selected Publications

Lovero, KL; Dos Santos, PF; Come, AX; Wainberg, ML; Oquendo, MA: Suicide in Global Mental Health. Current Psychiatry Reports(6), 255-262, June 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s11920-023-01423-x. Epub 2023 May 13.

Gouveia, L; Mandlate, F; Ziebold, C; Fumo, W; Mabunda, D; Lovero, KL; Mazine, A; Fumo, T; Dos Santos, P; Palha, AP; Mocumbi, AO, Oquendo, MA, Wainberg, ML; Duarte, CS; Mari, JJ: Emotional contagion behavior in a group of young girls in a secondary school in Maputo, Mozambique. International Journal of Social Psychiatry 15(2): 447-453, March 2023 Notes: DOI: 10.1177/00207640221111265 Epub 2022 Jul 15.

Brown, LA; Webster, JL; Tran, JT; Wolfe, JR; Golinkoff, J; Patel, E; Arcomano, AC; Nathan, JB; Azat O'Connor, A; Zhu, Y; Oquendo, MA; Brown, GK; Mandell, D; Mowery, D; Bauermeister, J : Suicide Prevention Intervention for Vulnerable Emerging Adult Sexual Minorities: A Pilot Hybrid Effectiveness Randomized Control Trial. Submitted 2023.

Cumbe, VFJ; Greene, C; Fumo, AMT; Fumo, H; Mabunda, D; Gouveia, LC; Oquendo, MA; Duarte, CS; Sidat, M; Mari, JJ : Community Health Worker Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Towards Epilepsy in Sofala, Central Mozambique. Int J Environ Res Public Health 21(22), November 2022 Notes: doi: 10.3390/ijerph192215420

Kaiser, RH; Chase, HW; Phillips, ML; Deckersbach, T; Parsey, RV; Fava, M; McGrath, PJ; Weissman, M; Oquendo, MA; McInnis, MG; Carmody, T; Cooper, CM; Trivedi, MH; Pizzagalli, DA: Dynamic Resting-State Network Biomarkers of Antidepressant Treatment Response. Biological Psychiatry 92(7): 533-542, October 2022 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2022.03.020 Epub 2022 Apr 6.

Livesey, C; Kugler, K; Huang, J; Burton, E; Rangnekar, A; Vojta, G; Oquendo, MA; Bellini, L; Asch, D: COBALT: Supporting the mental well-being of the health care workforce with technology-facilitated care during Covid-19 and beyond. Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 10(3): 100640, September 2022 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2022.100640.

Come, AX; Polanco-Roman, L; Fortunato Dos Santos, PF; Fumo, W; Mutemba, RP; Wainberg, ML; Oquendo, MA; Duarte, CS; Mello, MF; Lovero, KL: Social and Psychiatric Factors of Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Mozambican Adolescents. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 61(7): 841-844, July 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2022.03.032.

Cumbe, VFJ; Manaca, MN; Atkins, DL; Muanido, A; Hicks, L; Oquendo, MA; Mari, JJ; Wagenaar, BH: Prevalence and correlates of suicidal behavior in primary care settings in Mozambique. BMC Psychiatry 22(1): 423, June 2022 Notes: DOI: 10.1186/s12888-022-04059-y.

Drachman, R; Colic, L; Sankar, A; Spencer, L; Goldman, DA; Villa, LM; Kim, JA; Oquendo, MA; Pittman, B; Blumberg, HP: Rethinking "Aggression" and Impulsivity in Bipolar Disorder: risk, clinical and brain circuitry features. Journal of Affective Disorders 15(331-339): 303:331-339, April 2022 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2022.02.047.

Bartlett, EA; Zanderigo, F; Shieh, D; Miller, J; Hurley, P; Rubin-Falcone, H; Oquendo, MA; Sublette, ME; Ogden, RT; Mann, JJ: Serotonin transporter binding in major depressive disorder: impact of serotonin system anatomy. Molecular Psychiatry 29, April 2022 Notes: DOI: 10.1038/s41380-022-01578-8.

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