Lawson Wulsin

Lawson R Wulsin , MD

Professor-Emeritus

Assistant Training Director of the Family Medicine Psychiatry Residency Program

Stetson Building
Suite 3200
260 Stetson Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone 513-558-7700
Email lawson.wulsin@uc.edu

Professional Summary

DR. LAWSON WULSIN is Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is the assistant training director of the Family Medicine Psychiatry Residency Program. Currently he directs the Behavioral Science curriculum of the Famly Medicine Residency, co-directs the Cincinnati Center for Treatment-Resistant Depression. His research interests focus on psychosomatic medicine, specifically depression and cardiovascular disorders. Dr. Wulsin received a B.A. from Harvard College in 1974 and an M.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 1979. He completed an internship in Family Medicine at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, and a residency in Psychiatry at Massachusetts Mental Health Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Wulsin also completed an NIMH Fellowship in the Clinical Research Training Program at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center and an Extramural Fellowship in Cognitive Therapy at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania.

Education

Bachelor's Degree: 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

Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry) (Certification Date: 11-30-1985 )

Clinical Interests

Psychiatry

Psychology

Specialities

Psychiatry

Psychosomatic Medicine

Research and Practice 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.

Research Support

Investigators:Huang S, Wulsin LR 2006 -2009 National Science Foundation Condition monitoring for evidence-based care of psychiatric patients $399,314 Type:Grant

Investigators:Wulsin LR, Kissela BM, Liggett S, Broderick J, Welge J 2005 -2006 Dean’s Discovery Fund, University of Cincinnati Stroke, depression, and the serotonin transporter gene Role:Principal Investigator $27,632 Type:Grant

Investigators:Wulsin, LR, Kissela BM, Benoit S 2005 -2006 The Neuroscience Institute, University of Cincinnati Depression and Cognitive Impairment as Predictors of Stroke Outcomes Role:Principal Investigator $18,600 Type:Grant

Investigators:Wulsin LR 2004 -2005 Ohio Department of Mental Health Ohio Medication Algorithm Project Role:Project Director $120,000 Type:Grant

Investigators:Wulsin, Lawson 01-01-2005 -12-31-2006 University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute Depressive Disorders and Cognitive Impairments as Predictors of Stroke Outcomes Role:PI $18,300.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #P30 AG10133 Investigators:Benoit, Stephen; Clegg, Deborah; Krikorian, Robert; Wulsin, Lawson 08-01-2006 -06-30-2009 National Institute on Aging Energy Metabolism and Cognitive Aging Role:Collaborator $33,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #U10 DA013732 Investigators:Burlew, Ann Kathleen Hoard; Fichtenbaum, Carl; Horn, Paul; Lyons, Michael; Somoza, Eugene; Winhusen, Theresa; Wulsin, Lawson 09-15-2010 -08-31-2015 National Institute on Drug Abuse Competing Renewal of Clinical Trials Network, Ohio Valley Node Role:Collaborator $10,370,010.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #010572-002 Investigators:Krikorian, Robert; Wulsin, Lawson 10-01-2016 -09-30-2017 California Strawberry Commission Early Intervention in Cognitive Aging with Strawberry Supplementation Role:Collaborator $96,000.00 Active Level:Other State

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Wulsin, Lawson R; Musselman, Dominique; Otte, Christian; Bruce, Erica; Ali, Sadia; Whooley, Mary A (2009. ) Depression and whole blood serotonin in patients with coronary heart disease from the Heart and Soul Study.Psychosomatic medicine, , 71 (3 ) ,260-5 More Information

Huang, Samuel H; Wulsin, Lawson R; Li, Hua; Guo, Jeff (2009. ) 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 More Information

Vieweg, W Victor R; Julius, Demetrios A; Fernandez, Antony; Wulsin, Lawson R; Mohanty, Pramod K; Beatty-Brooks, Mary; Hasnain, Mehrul; Pandurangi, Anand K (2006. ) Treatment of depression in patients with coronary heart disease.The American journal of medicine, , 119 (7 ) ,567-73 More Information

Wulsin, Lawson R; Söllner, Wolfgang; Pincus, Harold Alan (2006. ) Models of integrated care.The Medical clinics of North America, , 90 (4 ) ,647-77 More Information

Wulsin, Lawson R; Evans, Jane C; Vasan, Ramachandran S; Murabito, Joanne M; Kelly-Hayes, Margaret; Benjamin, Emelia J Depressive symptoms, coronary heart disease, and overall mortality in the Framingham Heart Study.Psychosomatic medicine, , 67 (5 ) ,697-702 More Information

Huffman, Jeff C; Wulsin, Lawson R; Stern, Theodore A (2005. ) Newly diagnosed hypertension and depressive symptoms: how would you treat? .The Journal of family practice, , 54 (1 ) ,39-46

Wulsin, Lawson R Is depression a major risk factor for coronary disease? A systematic review of the epidemiologic evidence.Harvard review of psychiatry, , 12 (2 ) ,79-93 More Information

Somoza, Eugene C; Winhusen, Theresa M; Bridge, T Peter; Rotrosen, John P; Vanderburg, Douglas G; Harrer, Judy M; Mezinskis, Juris P; Montgomery, Margaret A; Ciraulo, Domenic A; Wulsin, Lawson R; Barrett, Jera A (2004. ) 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, Lawson R; Singal, Bonita M 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 (2000. ) Does depression kill? .Archives of internal medicine, , 160 (12 ) ,1731-2

Wulsin, L R; Maddock, R; Beitman, B; Dawaher, R; Wells, V E (1999. ) 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; Vaillant, G E; Wells, V E A systematic review of the mortality of depression. Psychosomatic medicine, , 61 (1 ) ,6-17

Wulsin, L R An agenda for primary care psychiatry. Psychosomatics, , 37 (2 ) ,93-9

Wulsin, L R; Jacobson, A M; Rand, L I (1993. ) 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. ) 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

Wulsin, L R; Yingling, K (1991. ) 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. ) Axis I disorders in ER patients with atypical chest pain. International journal of psychiatry in medicine, , 21 (1 ) ,37-46

Wulsin, L R; Jacobson, A M; Rand, L I Psychosocial correlates of mild visual loss. Psychosomatic medicine, , 53 (1 ) ,109-17

Phero, J C; Ackerman, W E; Wulsin, L R (1990. ) 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. ) 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; Jacobson, A M; Rand, L I Psychosocial aspects of diabetic retinopathy. Diabetes care, , 10 (3 ) ,367-73

Wulsin, L R; Bursztajn, H; Gutheil, T G (1983. ) Unexpected clinical features of the Tarasoff decision: the therapeutic alliance and the "duty to warn". The American journal of psychiatry, , 140 (5 ) ,601-3

Bauer, Leah K; Wulsin, Lawson R; Guadagno, Gina (2011. ) Acute psychosis and type 2 diabetes mellitus:should screening guidelines be revised?.The primary care companion to CNS disorders, , 13 (1 ) , More Information

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 More Information

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

Keywords

Depression and Heart Disease,Depression in Primary Care

Other Information

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.

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Contact Information

Academic - Stetson Building
Suite 3200
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45219
Phone: 513-558-7700
lawson.wulsin@uc.edu