Murali Rao, MD, DFAPA,FAPM

Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences

Professor
Department Chairperson, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences,Medical Director, Consultation/Liaison & Emergency

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi,Kannada

Clinical Expertise

  • Affective Disorders
  • Dual-Diagnosis Psychiatric Illnesses
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

About Dr. Rao

Interests
Tennis;Travel;Family

Medical Education

Medical School
Mysore Medical College, India
Residency
Southern Illinois University Affiliated Hospital - Psychiatry
Winnebago Mental Health Institute - Psychiatry

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology Psychiatry
American Board Psychiatry & Neurology Subspecialty Geriatric Psychiatry

Research

  • Depression in the US population during the time periods surrounding the great recession Mehta, K.; Kramer, H.; Durazo-Arvizu, R.; Cao, G.; Tong, L.; Rao, M., The Journal of clinical psychiatry
  • Medical students' interest in pursuing psychiatry residency: a 5-year analysis of a consultation psychiatry clerkship educational module Meresh, E.; Rao, M.; Schilling, D.; Niedzwiecki, M.; Halaris, A., Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry
  • Shared neurobiological pathways between type 2 diabetes and depressive symptoms: a review of morphological and neurocognitive findings Doyle, T.; Halaris, A.; Rao, M., Current diabetes reports
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  • Central poststroke pain: current diagnosis and treatment Flaster, M.; Meresh, E.; Rao, M.; Biller, J., Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Poststroke depression: a review emphasizing the role of prophylactic treatment and synergy with treatment for motor recovery Flaster, M.; Sharma, A.; Rao, M., Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Pseudopseudoseizures: conditions that may mimic psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. Caplan, J. P.; Binius, T.; Lennon, V. A.; Pittock, S. J.; Rao, M. S., Psychosomatics
  • Chasing the dragon: cases that test your skills Wilson, Z.; Rao, M.
  • The impact of pharmacotherapy on depression and quality of life in patients undergoing a bone marrow transplant (BMT). Mumby, P. B.; Garcia, C.; Trivedi-Purohit, R.; Gourvitz, R.; Rychlik, K.; Rodriguez, T.; Smith, S. E.; Toor, A. A.; Rao, M.; Stiff, P. J., ASCO Meeting Abstracts
  • Cases that test your skills: Mysterious loss of memory. Rao, M., Current Psychiatry
  • Depression in the physically ill. Rao, M., Primary Psychiatry
  • Poststroke depression Dafer, R. M.; Rao, M.; Shareef, A.; Sharma, A., Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Conversion disorder? One patient's 'moving' story. Armstrong, M. J.; Costello, A. K.; Hanessian, M.; Rao, M.; Biller, J., Current Psychiatry
  • Spirituality in psychiatry? Rao, M. S., Psychiatry (Edgmont (Pa.: Township))
  • Cases that test your skills: After 62 years her husband is a 'stranger', Goforth, H. W.; Ruth, A.; Raval, C.; Rao, M., Current Psychiatry
  • Chronic interictal psychosis responsive to aripiprazole. Goforth, H. W.; Rao, M.; Sucholeiki, R., Journal of clinical psychopharmacology
  • Quantitative electroencephalography in frontotemporal dementia with methylphenidate response: a case study. Goforth, H. W.; Konopka, L.; Primeau, M.; Ruth, A.; O'Donnell, K.; Patel, R.; Poprawski, T.; Shirazi, P.; Rao, M., Clinical EEG & Neuroscience: Official Journal of the EEG & Clinical Neuroscience Society (ENCS)
  • Clozapine therapy: Timing is everything. Goforth, H. W.; Raval, C.; Sharma, G.; Rao, M., Current Psychiatry
  • Improvement in behaviour and attention in an autistic patient treated with ziprasidone Goforth, H. W.; Rao, M. S., The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry