Dr. Alvarez has recently joined the faculty as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at Tulane School of Medicine. After getting her BA in Religion from Swarthmore College, she concurrently pursued her MD and Masters in Public Health at Tulane, concentrating on International Health. She completed her postgraduate training in combined Internal Medicine/Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she served as Chief Resident. She staffs NOELA Community Health Center, a joint project of Tulane and Mary Queen of Vietnam Community Development Corporation, which serves as a medical home for the Vietnamese and Central American immigrant communities of New Orleans East. She works at Mercy Family Center's West Bank location, seeing teens and adults as part of their comprehensive behavioral health services and outreach programs. She attends at the combined Med/Psych clinic of the former Charity Hospital, now housed in a converted Lord and Taylor department store. She also consults at Bridge House, a long-term addiction treatment program. She just started staffing the Tulane service of general adult inpatient psychiatry at LSU Interim Hospital's Behavioral Health Unit. Her most important work, though is bringing Tulane's Med/Psych program back as its Program Director. Her research interests include developing integrated care models for chronic diseases and behavioral treatments for medically unexplained symptoms.
Jeffrey G. Wiese, MD attended Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he received his medical degree in 1995. He completed his residency in internal medicine, chief residency and a medical education fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco. He has been on faculty at Tulane since 2000.
Dr. Wiese is an Associate Professor and the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at the Tulane University Health Sciences Center. He is also Vice-Chairman of Medicine, the Chief of the Charity Medical Service and the Director of the Tulane Internal Medicine Program. He is also the course director for the Clinical Diagnosis, Biostatistics, Advanced Internal Medicine, and Medical Education courses.
Erik Kinzie, MD attended Oregon Health Sciences University, where he received his medical degree in 2001. He completed his internship and residency training at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2005.
Dr. Kinzie is currently Director of Adult Psychiatry Residency Training, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Staff Physician at Southeast Louisiana State Hospital. His interests are emergency and international cross-cultural psychiatry.
Donisha, A, Dunn, MD
J. Brad McConville, MD
Clinical Instructor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry
Education: MD, University of Iowa School of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
L. Lee Tynes, MD, PhD, received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from LSU in Baton Rouge, LA, and completed a psychology internship and fellowship at McLean Hospital in Boston. He then earned his M.D. degree from LSU Medical School and completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.
Currently, Dr Tynes is the Director for Medical Education for Psychiarty at Our Lady of the Lakes and is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry as well as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Tulane. He has published over 30 papers, abstracts, and book chapters dealing with an array of topics related to both internal medicine and psychiatry. He is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians, the American College of Psychiatrists, the American Psychiatric Association, and in the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.
Erik Whitfield, MD
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000 firstname.lastname@example.org