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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

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

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

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Junior Resident Award for Clinical Excellence in Inpatient PsychiatryNew York University School of Medicine
Norma Bailey Berniker PrizeYale School of Medicine
Edward Faster 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
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


Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
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