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Kristina F. Zdanys, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Academic Office Location:
Department of Psychiatry
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6415
Phone: 860-679-5446
Fax: 860-679-6736
Website(s):

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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.Yale UniversityCognitive Science
M.D.Yale School of MedicineMedical Degree

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
ResidencyNew York University School of MedicinePsychiatry
FellowshipYale University School of MedicineGeriatric Psychiatry

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Psychiatry Residency Outpatient Attending AwardUConn Health Residents
Health Care Heroes FinalistHartford Business Journal
Psychiatry Residency Outpatient Attending AwardUConn Health Residents
Junior Resident Award for Clinical Excellence in Inpatient PsychiatryNew York University School of Medicine
Norma Bailey Berniker PrizeYale School of Medicine
Edward Foster Blair PrizeYale College
Later-life mental health problems, including cognitive and mood disorders in the context of aging-related psychosocial changes
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee, CT Alzheimer's AssociationAdvisory Committeecommittee memberState2015
Memory Disorders Program Advisory CommitteeUniversity2013
American Association for Geriatric PsychiatryProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2012
American Psychiatric AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2010

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Neuropsychologial testing
    Zdanys K Fundamentals of Geriatric Psychiatry 2013 Aug;27-38
  • Neuropsychological Testing in the Geriatric Patient
    Zdanys, K., Tampi, R.R Neuropsychological Testing for Health Care Professionals 2010 Jan;415-437

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Neurocognitive Disorders and Chronic Psychiatric IllnessLectureCT Alzheimer's Association2016Cromwell, CT
"Dementia and Behaviors"Talk2016Middlewoods of Farmington
Emotional and Social Aspects of AgingTalkMiddlewoods of Farmington2014
Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity in DementiaLectureThe Alzheimer's Association, CT Chapter, Annual Education Conference2013
Optimizing Treatments for Elderly Patients with Mental Illness: Using Multidisciplinary Teams in the Continuum of CareOtherAmerican Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, Annual Meeting2013
Discovery Series "Memory Matters" 10/8/13OtherUCHC2013UCHC
A Resident Leader's ToolkitOtherAmerican Psychiatric Association2012
BDNF Variants Influence Premorbid Educational Attainment but not Disease Characteristics in Alzheimer's DiseasePosterThe Alzheimer's Assocation, CT Chapter, Annual Education Conference2008
Apolipoprotein E Epsilon4 Allele Increases Risk for Psychotic Symptoms in Alzheimer's DiseasePosterThe Alzheimer's Assocation, CT Chapter, Annual Education Conference2007