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Professional background

Currently I am an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at UCSF, where I supervise residents and teach parent-child psychotherapy.  I am board-certified in both child/adolescent and adult psychiatry and am a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. I am also the founder of Luminello, an electronic medical record platform designed to improve communication between patients and their providers.

Selected Talks

“Treating Modern Children: Walking the Tightrope Between Under and Overmedicating.” JCC of the East Bay Lecture Series, Berkeley.

“Primary Care Treatment of ADHD.” Pediatrics Residents Lecture, Children’s Hospital, Oakland.

“ADHD Medications in Children.” CHADD Parent Support Group, San Francisco.

“Primary Care Treatment of ADHD.” Pediatrics Staff Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco.

“The 15 Minute Hour: Primary Care Treatment of Depression, ADHD and Sleep Disorders in Adults.” Medical Staff Grand Rounds, Osan Air Base, Korea Medical Center.

“Finding Meaningful Relationships After Graduation.” Invited Speaker, Senior Transition Week, Bitburg High School, Bitburg, Germany.

“Improving Funding and Recruitment in Psychiatry by Teaching College Undergraduates.” Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds, UCSF.

“Comparative Effects Of Methylphenidate And Amphetamine On Long Term Growth.” Poster Presentation. AACAP Annual Meeting.

“Improving Recruitment And Funding In Psychiatry By Teaching College Undergraduates.” Poster Presentation. APA Annual Meeting.

Selected Publications

Terr, L.C., Beitchman, J.H., Braslow, K., Fox, G., Metcalf, A., Pease, M., Ponton, L., Sack, W., Wasserman, S., “Children’s Turn-Arounds in Psychotherapy: The Doctor’s Gesture.”  In: The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006, Vol. 61. View

Pliszka, S., Matthews, T., Braslow, K., Watson, M., Olvera, R., “Comparative Effects Of Methylphenidate And Amphetamine On Long Term Growth.”  J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2006; 45(5):520-526. View

Braslow, K.J., Feeney, D., Elliot, G.R., Matthews, K., Bush, A.,  “Improving Recruitment And Funding In Psychiatry By Teaching College Undergraduates.”  Acad Psychiatry 2005; 29:459-463. View

LeDoux M, Braslow K, Brown TM, C-reactive protein and serotonin syndrome. (Letter to the Editor) Am J Psychiatry 2004;161:1499. View

Turkel, S.B., Chen, L., Nelson, M.D., Hyder, D., Gilles, F.H., Woodall, L., Braslow, K., Tavare, C.J.,   “Acute Mood Symptoms Associated With Posterior Fossa Lesions In Children.”  J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2004; 16:443-445 View

Turkel, S.B., Braslow, K., Trzepacz, P.T., “The Delirium Rating Scale In Children And Adolescents.”  Psychosomatics.  2003;44:126-129. View

Braslow, K. “Get Into Medical School!  A Guide For The Perplexed.”  (Book  Review)  Acad Med 1998; 73(1): 104-106.

Braslow, K.  “Don’t Limit Students’ Health Care Options.” Los Angeles Times.  Oct. 13, 1996: M3.

Braslow, K.  “Prozac Is No Cure For Pressures Of Student Life.” Los Angeles Times.  Jan.1, 1995: M3