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Jayesh Kamath, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry
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Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 800-535-6232

Department of Psychiatry

OtherRuparel CollegeBiology/Chemistry
M.D.St. Petersburg Pavlov State Medical UniversityMedicine
Ph.D.University of ArizonaImmunology/Cancer Biology

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicinePsychiatry
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineChief Resident, Psychiatry (Outpatient)
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicinePsychopharmacology/Research
CertificateUniversity of Connecticut Health CenterCertificate of Added Qualifications “Principles of Clinical Research” Sponsored by the General Clinical Research Center (GCRC)
CertificateUniversity of Connecticut Health CenterCertificate of Training for Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS)

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
National Cancer Institute Service Award. Physician Desk Query (PDQ) Supportive and Palliative Care Editorial Board (15 Years of Service)National Cancer Institute
Career Development Institute (CDI) for Bipolar Disorder Award, to Attend NIMH Aponsored CDI for BD at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators Travel Award, New Orleans, LAAmerican Psychiatric Association
New Investigator Award, Awarded at the New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit (NCDEU) Meeting, Boca Raton, FLNational Institute of Mental Health (NIH)
Scholarship in Research Award University of Connecticut Health Center
International Medical Graduate Mentorship Award in PsychiatryAmerican Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT)
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Industry Advisory Council for the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP)Advisory CommitteeAdvisory Board MemberExternalInternational2022
ZRG1 HSS-G(50)R special emphasis grants review panel, NIH (Implementation Research (R01) on mental health in LMICs and tribal nations)Study SectionPanelistExternalNational20222022
Smart Health and Biomedical Research Analytics Grants Review Panel, National Science Foundation (NSF) & National Institute of Health (NIH)Study SectionPanelistExternalNational20212021
UConn Wellness Coalition Advisory Council University of Connecticut, StorrsAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory Council MemberUConn-StorrsUniversity2021
Deprexis Digital Therapeutics Advisory BoardAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory Board MemberExternalInternational20212021
Departmental Senior Appointments and Promotions Committee (SAPC)Advisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2021
School of Medicine Brainstorming Session 'Disorders affecting brain and behavior including neuroinflammation'Advisory CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity2021
President’s Task Force on Mental Health (University of Connecticut, Storrs)Advisory CommitteeAdvisory Board MemberUConn-StorrsUniversity20202021
Served on the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Review Panel for National Science Foundation (NSF)OtherReviewed applications and research proposalsExternalNational20192020
Institutional Review Board (IRB), University of Connecticut Health CenterOtherReview proposalsUConn HealthUniversity20162019
Scientific Review Committee (SRC), University of Connecticut Health CenterResearch CommitteeReview proposalsUConn HealthUniversity2016
Connecticut Institute for Primary Care InnovationAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory Board MemberExternalLocal20122016
Caner Committee, Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Connecticut Health CenterAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2010
New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research (NJCCR)Advisory CommitteeAd Hoc ReviewerExternalState20092009
Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee for the University of Connecticut Health Center Professional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity2008
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Supportive and Palliative Care Editorial Board ( BoardReview and update NCI scientific/evidence-based summaries for physiciansExternalNational2006
International Psycho-Oncology Society Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational2005
Psychopharmacology consultant for the Connecticut Department of Correction (DOC)OtherConsultantExternalState2005
Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee for the Connecticut Department of CorrectionAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState2005
American Psychiatric Association Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2003

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Depression and epigenetics: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and assessment
    Jeffrey O’Neill, MD, Parit Patel, MBChB, and Jayesh Kamath, MD, PhD Epigenetics of Stress and Stress Disorders 2022 Apr;51-66
  • Depression Management & Pharmacoepigenetics
    Sophia Walker MD, Arthur Su MD, Jayesh Kamath MD PhD Epigenetics of Stress and Stress Disorders 2022 Apr;67-84
  • Bipolar Disorder in Incarcerated Offenders
    Jayesh Kamath, Ronak Jhaveri The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology 2019 Apr;
  • Psychiatric disorders & Maxillofacial Surgery
    Jayesh Kamath, Shakaib Khan Perioperative Assessment of the Maxillofacial Surgery Patient 2018 Jan;385-406
  • Mood Disorders in the Correctional setting
    Jayesh Kamath, Brian Wasicek Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry


Conference Papers



Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Employing mobile health technologies to track symptoms, quality of life, and physical activity in cancer survivorsPoster24th IPOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology2023Milan, Italy
Predicting depression symptomatology severity using sleep data as a digital biomarkerTalk7th Annual Virtual Conference: UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media2023University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Predicting suicidal ideation using mobile Health (mHealth) technologyPosterAmerican Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology.2022Scottsdale, Arizona
Diagnoses and Management of Psychiatric Disorders in Adult PatientsTalkAmerican College of Physicians2022Hartford, CT
Investigation of Mobile Health (mHealth) Technologies in the Management of Depression: Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Challenges .PosterAmerican Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology 2020 Annual Meeting2020Miami, FL
Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program Director SurveyTalkAmerican Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL)2020Chicago, IL
Using Mobile Health Technology to Track Cancer-related Symptom Clusters in Real-Time: Mood, Anxiety, and FatigueTalkInternational Symposium on Supportive Care in Cancer, MASCC2019San Francisco, CA
Mobile Health Technology in the Management of Cancer-related Depression, Anxiety, & FatigueOtherBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA2019Boston, MA
Role of Mobile Health Technology in the Management of Mood and Anxiety DisordersOtherMedical College of Georgia, University of Augusta, GA2019University of Augusta, GA
Mobile Health Technology and Depression Management: An Innovative Collaboration between Psychiatry and EngineeringTalkSchool of Engineering & Technology, Indiana University-Purdue University2019Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPUI), Indianapolis.
Predicting Depression using Mobile Health Technology: Taking Guess out of GuessworkOtherDepartment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine2019Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA
Development of Thyrotropin-releasing Hormone (TRH)-based Therapeutics for Cancer-related FatigueTalkInternational Symposium on Supportive Care in Cancer, MASCC2018Vienna, Austria
Use of Mobile Health Technology in Depression ManagementPosterAmerican Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP)2018Miami, FL
Cancer-related Fatigue and Depression- Mechanisms, Diagnosis, and treatmentOtherVA Cancer Care Management Rounds for the New England region (VA SCAN ECHO)2018West Haven, VA
LifeRhythm: A Framework for Automatic and Pervasive Depression Screening Using SmartphonesTalkSmart & Connected Health, National Science Foundation (NSF)2018Arlington, VA
Bio-behavioral Markers in Psychiatry and Mobile/Digital Health TechnologiesOtherSmart & Connected Health, National Science Foundation (NSF)2018Arlington, VA