SHARON MEGLATHERY, MD
9/92-6/96 Oregon Health Sciences University Medical School, MD, Portland, OR
Graduated Cum Laude
Received Tartar Trust Fellowship for research merit
6 week rural primary care rotation
Multiple scholarships-see below
9/91-12/91 ThomasJeffersonUniversity, GraduateSchool, Nondegree, Philadelphia, PA
9/90-12/90, University of Pennsylvania, Postgraduate Program, Nondegree, Philadelphia, PA
1/92-5/92 Awarded highest honors in Immunology
6/88-5/89 GeorgetownUniversity, Postgraduate Program, Nondegree, Washington, DC
9/83-5/88 BrownUniversity, BA Psychology, Providence, RI
Awarded Starr National Fellowship for commitment to community service
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION:
7/2000-6/2002 MedicalCollege of Pennsylvania-HahnemannSchool of Medicine
Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann University
Department of Psychiatry
Managed inpatient unit as chief resident/junior attending for 3 months
Participated in quality assurance activities
Board Certified in Psychiatry, 2003
Electives/ Clinical Experience:
IMPACT-participated in partial hospitalization program
Strawberry Mansion Community Mental Health Center, outpatient clinic
Chief-ship in Med-Psych inpatient unit
Outpatient Child Psychiatry
Group Experience-Leader of Stress Management Group, Social Phobia Group
Performed med back-up for non-MD providers
Attended formal CBT class with case supervision
Researched and wrote a review article (see below)
Conducted morning report as primary discussant during PGY4 year
Prepared and delivered a Ground Rounds Presentation
Presented case reports and facilitated discussion for weekly clinic meeting
Volunteered as consultant for student-run free clinic at Salvation Army
1/98-6/2000 MedicalCollege of Pennsylvania-HahnemannSchool of Medicine
Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann University
Department of Internal Medicine
Bristol-Meyers Squibb award for excellence in Infectious Disease
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, 2000
Performed a study which was published in Clinical Oncology (see below)
Provided a series of lectures on psychiatric issues in primary care
Attended Morning Report as primary discussant for several months during PGY3
Electives and Clinical Experience:
International/ Tropical Disease Elective in Brazil
Asthma and Immunology
7/96-1/98 Duke University School of Medicine
Departments of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry
Durham, North Carolina
Electives and Clinical Experience:
6 months inpatient psychiatry in VA setting
6 months inpatient psychiatry at a state psychiatric facility
6 months internal medicine internship in the VA and University Hospital settings
Weekly combined medicine/psychiatry journal club
5/03 Board Certification in Psychiatry
10/00 Board Certification in Internal Medicine
current DEA License
current Unrestricted medical license in the states of Arizona
3/07-present Psychiatrist, Mirasol (holistic eating disorder facility), Tucson, AZ
Provide full assessment at time of admission, medication and therapy.
10/05-5/10 Psychiatrist, Centered Spirit, Pascua Yaqui Tribe Behavioral Health, Tucson, AZ
Performed outpatient care duties for children and adults.
9/05-11/06 Psychiatrist, COPE Behavioral Health, Tucson, AZ
Performed outpatient care duties for adults: court-ordered, GMH, SMI.
8/05-9/05 Psychiatrist, Value Options, Phoenix, AZ (for Staff Care, Inc., Locum Tenens)
Performed outpatient care duties for adults as a temporary physician.
12/00-5/05 Psychiatrist, Crisis Response Center, Germantown Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
As a senior level emergency psychiatrist, I performed emergency psychiatric evaluations for adults and children, mandating appropriate level of care and working closely with support staff, residents and medical students. This CRC is the gateway for mental health services for all children in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
9/00-6/04 Internal Medicine Admitting Physician, Methodist Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Performed histories and physical examinations on patients being admitted to non-teaching internal medicine service. Also was responsible for handling floor emergencies and ensuring appropriate work-ups.
2/03 Psychiatrist, COMHAR, Philadelphia, PA (for Locum Tenens.com)
Provided outpatient psychiatric care to patients with HIV for both the outpatient clinic and the partial hospitalization programs.
12/00-12/03 Psychiatrist, Fairmount Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Performed emergency psychiatric evaluations, mandated appropriate level of care and handled all psychiatric and medical emergencies on the wards.
11/00-8/02 Psychiatrist, Crisis Response Center, Friends Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Performed emergency psychiatric evaluations and mandated appropriate level of care as senior physician in the CRC, working closely with support staff. Managed psychiatric emergencies, AMA discharges on the wards.
11/00- 8/02 Internal Medicine Physician, Friends Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Handled all medical emergencies at this psychiatric facility.
11/90-5/92, Project Coordinator, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Summer 1993 Supervised the running of a clinical study involving the use of doppler ultrasound to
predict pregnancies at increased risk for the development of preeclampsia. Gathered family, social and health history data from patients, examined women and neonates, reviewed charts, outlined labor and delivery events and performed administrative tasks.
10/88-10/90 Research Assistant, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD
Assisted with a study designed to compare the prophylactic efficacy of different pharmacological treatments for bipolar illness and look for predictors of treatment response. Responsible for neuro-psychological testing, obtaining detailed psychiatric histories, attending rounds and meetings, participating in the screening process and computer-assisted analysis of datasets. Published a paper pertaining to the therapeutic efficacy of carbamazepine in the treatment of bipolar disorder.
1/06-1/09 AMA Physician’s Recognition Award for Continuing Medical Education
1/03-1/06 AMA Physician’s Recognition Award for Continuing Medical Education
MedicalCollege of Pennsylvania-HahnemannUniversity
1998 Bristol-Meyer Squibbs Award for excellence in Infectious Disease
1996 Graduated Cum Laude
1995 Recipient of Sloat Scholarship
1994 Recipient of Gerlinger Scholarship
1993 Recipient of Tartar Trust Fellowship for research merit
1993 Recipient of Gerlinger Scholarship
1992 Recipient of Medical School Endowment Scholarship
University of Pennsylvania
12/90 Highest Honors in Immunology
1988 Selected as Starr National Fellow for commitment to community service
1/03-5/03 Rasih Ener, Sharon Meglathery. Extravasation of systemic hemato-oncologic therapies. Published.
3/01-9/01 Rashih Ener, Sharon Meglathery, Roland Gallagher. Review of serotonin syndrome.
4/99-6/00 Rashih Ener, Sharon Meglathery. Optimal timing of G-CSF following high dose
chemotherapy and peripheral cell transplantation in patients with non-hematopoietic
11/90-5/92 Laurence Needleman, Ronald Wapner. Efficacy of employing placental bloodflow
characteristics determined by doppler ultrasound in predicting women at risk for the development of preeclampsia or delivering a fetus with IUGR. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
10/88-10/90 Kirk Denicoff, Sharon Meglathery, Robert Post, Sandra Tandeciarz. Efficacy of
carbamazepine compared with other agents: a clinical practice survey. Published.
10/88-10/90 Robert Post, Kirk Denicoff. Neuropsychological, physiological, psychological and
illness course predictors for response to prophylactic treatment of bipolar disorder with lithium vs. carbamazepine vs. the combination of the two drugs. Biological Psychiatry Branch, National Institute of Mental Health.
10/88-10/90 Robert Post, Kirk Denicoff. Relative efficacy of carbamazepine, lithium and the
combination in the prophylaxis of episodes of affective instability in patients with bipolar disorder. Biological Psychiatry Branch, National Institute of Mental Health.
May 1988 Senior thesis at Brown University: Sleep Circadian Rhythms and Affective Illness.
Rasih Ener, Sharon Meglathery. Extravasation of systemic hemato-oncologic therapies. Annals of Oncology, 15: 858-862, 2004.
Ener R, Meglathery, S, Van Decker, W, Gallagher, R. Serotonin Syndrome and Other Serotonergic Disorders. Pain Medicine. March 2003;4(1): 63-74.
Ener, R., Meglathery, S., Cahuci B., Topolsky D., Styler M., Crilley P., Brodsky I., Kahn S., King R. Use of hematopoietic growth factors (G-CSF) after high dose chemotherapy and autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. What is the optimal timing? Are there differences between early and late administrations? American Journal of Clinical Oncology. February 2000; 24(1): 19-25.
Denicoff, K., Meglathery, S., Post R., Tandeciarz, S. Efficacy of carbamazepine compared with other agents: a clinical practice survey. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. February 1994; 55(2):70-6.