Drew H. Barzman, MD

Director, Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry Service

Assistant Professor

UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Phone 513-636-8727

Fax 513-636-4788

Email drew.barzman@cchmc.org

Clinical Interests

Child and adolescent forensic psychiatry

Research Interests

Child and adolescent forensic psychiatry; prevention of violence in youth; neuroimaging in children and adolescents; genetics; pediatric clinical trials

Dr. Barzman’s most significant professional achievements include helping children and families, research, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

MD: Buffalo, School of Medicine, State University of New York, 1997.

Residency: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1997-2001.

Fellowship: Forensic Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2001-2002.

Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2002-2004.

Licensure: State of Ohio Medical License, 2001.

Certifications: Psychiatry (2002), Forensic Psychiatry (2003), Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2004); Dr. Barzman successfully passed the Maintenance of Certification Examination in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in April 2011. 

Recertification: Passed Modular Examination for Maintenance of Certification in the Specialty of Psychiatry and the Subspecialties of Forensic Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in April 2011.

Barzman D, Mossman D, Appel K, Blom T, Strawn J, Ekhator N, Patel B, DelBello M, Sorter M, Klein D, Geracioti T. The Association Between Salivary Hormone Levels and Children’s Inpatient Aggression: A Pilot Study. Psychiatric Quarterly. Epub ahead of print. 2013.

Barzman D, Mossman D, Sonnier L, Sorter M. Brief Rating of Aggression by Children and Adolescents (BRACHA): A Reliability Study. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 2012;40(3):374-382.

Barzman D, Brackenbury L, Sonnier L, Schnell B, Cassedy A, Salisbury S, Sorter M, Mossman D. Brief Rating of Aggression by Children and Adolescents (BRACHA): Development of a Tool to Assess Risk of Inpatients’ Aggressive Behavior. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 2011;39(2):170-179.

Barzman D, Patel A, Sonnier L, Strawn J. Neuroendocrine Aspects of Pediatric Aggression: Can Hormone Measures Be Clinically Useful? Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment. 2010;6:691-697.

Brackenbury L, Barzman D, Dunseith Neal. Evaluating Forensic Interviewing of Children in Sexual Abuse Cases: Guidelines for the Forensic Psychiatrist. American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry. 2009;30 (2).

Barzman DH, Findling RL. Pharmacological treatment of pathologic aggression in children. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2008 Apr;20(2):151-7. 

Barzman DH, Delbello MP, Fleck DE, Lehmkuhl H, Strakowski SM. Rates, types, and psychosocial correlates of legal charges in adolescents with newly diagnosed bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorders. 2007;9(4):339-44.

Barzman DH, DelBello MP, Adler CM, Stanford KE, Strakowski SM. The Efficacy and Tolerability of Quetiapine versus Divalproex for the Treatment of Impulsivity and Reactive Aggression in Adolescents with Co-occurring Bipolar Disorder and Disruptive Behavior Disorder(s). The Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. 2006;16(6):665-70.

DelBello MP, Kowatch RA, Adler CM, Stanford KE, Welge JA., Barzman DH, Nelson E, Strakowski SM. A double-blind randomized pilot study comparing quetiapine and divalproex for adolescent mania. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2006;45:305-313.

Barzman DH, DelBello MP, Kowatch RA, Gernert B, Fleck DE, Pathak S, Rappaport K, Delgado SV, Pamela Campbell, Strakowski SM. The effectiveness and tolerability of aripiprazole for pediatric bipolar disorders: a retrospective chart review. The Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. 2004;14:593-600.

Identification of Genetic Predispositions for Bipolar Disorder in Children. Co-Principal Investigator. Oxley Foundation. Dec 2011 - Nov 2014.