Conference Planning Committee

Ann Childress, MD

Education Director

Dr. Childress is president of the Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Inc. About 80% of her practice is research based. She also has an adjunct faculty appointment at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Childres is board certified in psychiatry, with a subspecialty in child and adolescent psychiatry.


Philip Malinas, MD

Committee Chair

Dr. Philip Malinas, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Wright State Univ Sch Of Med in 1987 and specializes in psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry.

2023 Conference Committee Members:

David Carlson, MD

Barry Cole, MD

Lesley Dickson, MD

Elouisa Farrales, MD

Rodrigo Farrales, MD

Sapandeep Khurana, MD

Charles Nielsen, MD

Charles Price, MD

Leon Ravin, MD

Erika Ryst, MD

Mujeeb Shad, MD

Audrey Shilander, MD

Dodge Slagle, DO




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