Charles Harris: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Chuck completed 3 years of Adult Psychiatry in June 2013, and, in June 2015, completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. We were thrilled when Chuck decided to stay in the area. With the assistance of our departmental recruitment committee, we secured 2 positions for him with 2 of our affiliated facilities. Chuck continued his passion for rural psychiatry and sees children on an outpatient basis at St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center in Ogdensburg, NY, a small rural town on the Canadian/New York border. In addition, he sees children & adolescents one day a week at Elmcrest Children's Center in Syracuse, NY.
Robert Kallinicos: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Rob completed 3 years of Adult Psychiatry in June 2012 and decided to further his training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Upstate and completed his fellowship in June 2014. Upon graduation, Rob secured a job on the inpatient child unit at Hutchings Psychiatric Center, a local state hospital that specializes in long-term psychiatric care.
Robert Nastasi: Adult Psychiatry & Pain Management
Rob graduated from our Adult Psychiatry program in June 2013. Rob was accepted in to the competitive Pain Management Fellowship at Upstate and completed the 1 year fellowship in September 2014. Rob successfully opened his own private practice in Jacksonville, FL. Rob is appreciative for his mentors here—he wishes he could have somehow squeezed in a few more supervisors during his time here.
Seetha Ramanathan: Adult Psychiatry
Seetha graduated from our program in June 2013 and accepted a position as an outpatient psychiatrist at Hutchings Psychiatric Center, a local state hospital that specializes in long-term psychiatric care. Seetha has stayed on as voluntary faculty and has begun to expand her clinical work into the laboratory-focused area of psychiatric genetics. She continues to work with 4 of our faculty, who are experts in clinical, genetics and imaging research. She is hoping that her research efforts will lead to greater insights into the origins and development of schizophrenia.
Yajaira Rodriguez: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
After completing 4 years of Adult Psychiatry training in June 2013, Yajaira made the decision to enter a Child Psychiatry & Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at Upstate and completed her fellowship in June 2015. We were thrilled to hear that Yajaira decided to stay in the area and is working in an outpatient setting at St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, NY.
Jennifer Singarayer: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
After completing 3 years of Adult Psychiatry training and a 2 year Child & Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at Upstate, we are thrilled Jennifer has joined our Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty!
Kate Walia: Adult Psychiatry
Kate served as co-chief and graduated from our Adult Psychiatry program in June 2013. We are thrilled she decided to remain in Syracuse and accepted a faculty position with us as the Clinic Director in our adult outpatient clinic!
Nisha Warikoo: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
After completing 3 years of Adult Psychiatry training, Nisha furthered her training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Washington in Seattle. She hopes to pursue her passion in clinical work and pediatric bipolar clinical research.
Allison Werner: Adult Psychiatry
Allison graduated from our program in June 2013 and accepted a position as a Psychiatrist at Berkshire Medical Center in Massachusetts. She is primarily in a partial hospitalization program and primary care outreach team. Allison has specific interests in psychodynamic, DDP, CBT (individual and group) and group DBT and hopes to continue using these specific therapies she has learned from our program in her practice.