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Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Department of Psychiatry trainee presentations

Presenter Details
 Leilani R. Puentes, MA
Leilani R. Puentes, MA
Clinical Psychology Intern
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Puentes is a psychology intern in the Department of Psychiatry. She will complete her doctorate in clinical psychology with an emphasis in neuropsychology at the end of her internship in June 2023. Puentes will begin a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at Silver State Psychology in July 2023. 

Genna Losinski, MA
Genna Losinski, MA
Clinical Psychology Intern
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Losinski is a pre-doctoral psychology intern at the University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry. She is currently working toward her doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, where she received her master’s degree in clinical psychology in 2019. Prior to starting her graduate studies, Losinski earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a concentration in neuroscience from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio, in 2013 and later worked as a research coordinator at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Brain Health. Losinski’s research program is broadly focused on advancing the understanding of preventive health strategies by examining the relationship between modifiable lifestyle behaviors and disease risk as people age. She has developed a strong interest in women’s health disparities over the lifespan and seeks to understand reasons for aging, gender and sex disparities in preventative health care.

Additional Information

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goal of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays (September-May) from 12-1 p.m. 

Learning Objectives

"Diagnostic profile and treatment of functional neurological symptom disorder" by Leilani R. Puentes

  • To learn the diagnostic criteria of FND
  • To explore the predictive factors and associated features of FND
  • To identify effective treatment modalities

"Preclinical Alzheimer’s disease biomarker risk profile for postmenopausal women: An exploratory multimodal neuroimaging study " by Genna Losinski

  • Identify sex-specific differences among genetic, medical and hormonal Alzheimer’s disease risk factors and define the Estrogen Theory
  • Review neuroimaging techniques used to detect preclinical stage of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Discuss findings of an exploratory multimodal neuroimaging study aimed to examine sex differences in cognitively normal older adults and identify risk factors
  • Understand clinical implications of research findings and discuss future directions in relation to development of sex-specific strategies
CME Credit/Disclaimer


All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this activity. 


12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 12:00pm




Jamie Manser
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Psychiatry
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