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Lawson Wulsin

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Lawson Wulsin, MD, is a physician with University of Cincinnati Physicians.

Practice Locations:
UC Health Psychiatry (Stetson Building)
260 Stetson Street, Suite 3200
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

Clinical Specialties:
Psychiatry/Psychology

To make an appointment, please call (513) 475-8000.

 

  • Lawson Wulsin, MD
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine and Training Director of the Family Medicine Psychiatry Residency Program.
  • Academic Location:
    UC Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience
    PO Box 670559
    Cincinnati, OH 45267-0559
  • Clinical Location:
    UC Health Psychiatry (Stetson Building)
    260 Stetson Street, Suite 3200
    Cincinnati, OH 45219
  • Phone: (513) 558-7700
  • Email: lawson.wulsin@uc.edu

    Research/Clinical Interests:

  • Dr. Wulsin directs the Behavioral Science curriculum of the Famly Medicine Residency and co-directs the Cincinnati Center for Treatment-Resistant Depression.

    His research interests focus on psychosomatic medicine, specifically depression and cardiovascular disorders.

    Education/Credentials:

  • Bachelor: Harvard College
  • Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Internship: University Hospitals - Cleveland, OH
  • Residency: Massachusetts Mental Health Center
  • NIMH Fellowship: Massachusetts Mental Health Center
  • Extramural Fellowship: Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania

Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order):

  • Bauer, L. K., Wulsin, L. R., & Guadagno, G. (2011). Acute psychosis and type 2 diabetes mellitus:should screening guidelines be revised? . The Primary Care Companion to CNS Disorders , 13 (1) .
  • Wulsin, L. R., Musselman, D., Otte, C., Bruce, E., Ali, S., & Whooley, M. A. (2009). (In Press). Depression and whole blood serotonin in patients with coronary heart disease from the Heart and Soul Study. . Psychosomatic Medicine , 71 (3) , 260-5.
  • Huang, S. H., Wulsin, L. R., Li, H., & Guo, J. (2009). (In Press). Dimensionality reduction for knowledge discovery in medical claims database: application to antidepressant medication utilization study. . Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine , 93 (2) , 115-23.
  • Vieweg, W. V. R., Julius, D. A., Fernandez, A., Wulsin, L. R., Mohanty, P. K., Beatty-Brooks, M., Hasnain, M., & Pandurangi, A. K. (2006). (In Press). Treatment of depression in patients with coronary heart disease. . The American Journal of Medicine , 119 (7) , 567-73.
  • Wulsin, L. R., Söllner, W., & Pincus, H. A. (2006). (In Press). Models of integrated care. . The Medical Clinics of North America , 90 (4) , 647-77.
  • Huffman, J. C., Wulsin, L. R., & Stern, T. A. (2005). (In Press). Newly diagnosed hypertension and depressive symptoms: how would you treat? . The Journal of Family Practice , 54 (1) , 39-46.
  • Somoza, E. C., Winhusen, T. M., Bridge, T. P., Rotrosen, J. P., Vanderburg, D. G., Harrer, J. M., Mezinskis, J. P., Montgomery, M. A., Ciraulo, D. A., Wulsin, L. R., & Barrett, J. A. (2004). (In Press). An open-label pilot study of methylphenidate in the treatment of cocaine dependent patients with adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. . Journal of Addictive Diseases , 23 (1) , 77-92.
  • Wulsin, L R (2000). (In Press). Does depression kill? . Archives of Internal Medicine , 160 (12) , 1731-2.
  • Wulsin, L. R., Maddock, R., Beitman, B., Dawaher, R., & Wells, V. E. (1999). (In Press). Clonazepam treatment of panic disorder in patients with recurrent chest pain and normal coronary arteries. . International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine , 29 (1) , 97-105.
  • Wulsin, L. R., Jacobson, A. M., & Rand, L. I. (1993). (In Press). Psychosocial adjustment to advanced proliferative diabetic retinopathy. . Diabetes Care , 16 (8) , 1061-6.
  • Yingling, K. W., Wulsin, L. R., Arnold, L. M., & Rouan, G. W. (1993). (In Press). Estimated prevalences of panic disorder and depression among consecutive patients seen in an emergency department with acute chest pain. . Journal of General Internal Medicine , 8 (5) , 231-5.
  • Thienhaus, O. J., & Wulsin, L. R. (1993). The journal club in psychiatric residency training. . Academic Psychiatry : the Journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association For Academic Psychiatry , 17 (1) , 52-3.
  • Wulsin, L. R., Frank, E., Salzman, C., Rush, A. J., & Jacobsberg, L. (1992). Treatment selection in major depression. . The Journal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research , 1 (3) , 291-302.
  • Wulsin, L. R., & Yingling, K. (1991). (In Press). Psychiatric aspects of chest pain in the emergency department. . The Medical Clinics of North America , 75 (5) , 1175-88.
  • Wulsin, L. R., Arnold, L. M., & Hillard, J. R. (1991). (In Press). Axis I disorders in ER patients with atypical chest pain. . International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine , 21 (1) , 37-46.
  • Phero, J. C., Ackerman, W. E., & Wulsin, L. R. (1990). (In Press). A brief psychotic reaction during the administration of intravenous 2-chloroprocaine for the treatment of chronic pain. . Pain , 43 (3) , 349-52.
  • Wulsin, L. R., Hillard, J. R., Geier, P., Hissa, D., & Rouan, G. W. (1988). (In Press). Screening emergency room patients with atypical chest pain for depression and panic disorder. . International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine , 18 (4) , 315-23.
  • Wulsin, L. R., Bursztajn, H., & Gutheil, T. G. (1983). (In Press). Unexpected clinical features of the Tarasoff decision: the therapeutic alliance and the "duty to warn". . The American Journal of Psychiatry , 140 (5) , 601-3.
  • Wulsin, L. R., Evans, J. C., Vasan, R. S., Murabito, J. M., Kelly-Hayes, M., & Benjamin, E. J. (In Press). Depressive symptoms, coronary heart disease, and overall mortality in the Framingham Heart Study. . Psychosomatic Medicine , 67 (5) , 697-702.
  • Wulsin, Lawson R (In Press). Is depression a major risk factor for coronary disease? A systematic review of the epidemiologic evidence. . Harvard Review of Psychiatry , 12 (2) , 79-93.
  • Wulsin, L. R., & Singal, B. M. (In Press). Do depressive symptoms increase the risk for the onset of coronary disease? A systematic quantitative review. . Psychosomatic Medicine , 65 (2) , 201-10.
  • Wulsin, L. R., Vaillant, G. E., & Wells, V. E. (In Press). A systematic review of the mortality of depression. . Psychosomatic Medicine , 61 (1) , 6-17.
  • Wulsin, L R (In Press). An agenda for primary care psychiatry. . Psychosomatics , 37 (2) , 93-9.
  • Wulsin, L. R., Jacobson, A. M., & Rand, L. I. (In Press). Psychosocial correlates of mild visual loss. . Psychosomatic Medicine , 53 (1) , 109-17.
  • Wulsin, L. R., Jacobson, A. M., & Rand, L. I. (In Press). Psychosocial aspects of diabetic retinopathy. . Diabetes Care , 10 (3) , 367-73.

    Research Grants:

  • National Science Foundation. Condition monitoring for evidence-based care of psychiatric patients - Grant
  • Dean’s Discovery Fund, University of Cincinnati. Stroke, depression, and the serotonin transporter gene - Grant, Principal Investigator
  • The Neuroscience Institute, University of Cincinnati. Depression and Cognitive Impairment as Predictors of Stroke Outcomes - Grant, Principal Investigator
  • Ohio Department of Mental Health. Ohio Medication Algorithm Project - Grant, Project Director
  • University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute. Depressive Disorders and Cognitive Impairments as Predictors of Stroke Outcomes, PI, Closed.
  • P30 AG10133 National Institute on Aging. Energy Metabolism and Cognitive Aging, Collaborator, Active.
  • U10 DA013732 National Institute on Drug Abuse. Competing Renewal of Clinical Trials Network, Ohio Valley Node, Collaborator, Active.
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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Mailing Address:
PO Box 670559
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0559

Office Location:
Stetson Building
260 Stetson Street
Suite 3200
Cincinnati, OH 45219

Phone: (513) 558-7700
Email: donna.niemeier@uc.edu