Michael Escamilla, MD
Email: Michael.Escamilla@utrgv.edu Michael Escamilla, MD is a Professor of Psychiatry and Department Chair. He is board certified in Psychiatry and is also a Jungian Analyst (member of the International Association of Analytical Psychology). He completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard, his M.D. at UT Southwestern, and his Psychiatry training at the University of California at San Francisco. He was an American Psychiatric Association Fellow in Psychiatric Genetics, also at UCSF, and has conducted seminal studies in the genetics of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in Latino populations, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. He has also worked to teach Recovery oriented psychiatric practice across the state of Texas. Dr. Escamilla completed his training in Analytical Psychology at the C.G. Jung Institute of Zurich. He has published over 100 journal articles and is the author of the book Bleuler, Jung and the Creation of the Schizophrenias (2016, Daimon Verlag publisher). His clinical treatment areas are analytical psychology, Jungian psychotherapy, and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders.
Henry Weisman, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Email: Henry.Weisman@utrgv.edu Dr. Henry Weisman is professor of psychiatry and director of the psychiatry residency training program at UTRGV. Dr. Weisman trained at Columbia University, the University of Monterrey and New York Medical College for undergraduate and medical school. He did his residency and chief residency training at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center where he was a visiting fellow at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He completed a consultation-liaison psychiatry fellowship at New York Medical College. He is boarded in adult psychiatry and consultation-liaison psychiatry and has had advanced training in psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapies. He has directed several residency programs and consultation-liaison services. Dr. Weisman has been deeply involved in psychiatric and medical education, psychotherapy, transcultural psychiatry, bioethics, neuropsychiatry, HIV, emergency psychiatry, and the medical-psychiatric interface for several decades. He has written and lectured extensively in these areas, and holds multiple fellowships, writing and teaching awards at the local and national level.