Izabella Dutra de Abreu, MD
Dr. Dutra de Abreu has completed Medical School at Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora(MG)/Brazil, Psychiatric Training at Fhemig (Instituto Raul Soares) in Belo Horizonte (MG) and her Master's degree at the University of Sao Paulo (USP). She has practiced as a Psychiatrist in Brazil for 8 years before moving to the US. She has completed her Residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX and her Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship at UTSW. Her interests include dementia with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment as well as depression.
*Has had 8 publications in journals with most recent one in press about a case report in Limbic encephalitis and several poster presentations throughout her career
=>Abreu ID. Limbic encephalitis mimicking dementia: A case report.," (PSYCH-2019-035R1), has been accepted for publication in Psychiatric Annals,2019(in press)
*Serve as Psychiatry facilitator at Colleges, UTSW since 2019
*Direct supervision provided to UTSW Medical students through geriatric psychiatric clerkship rotation
*Direct supervision provided to UTSW PA students through Geriatric psychiatry clerkship rotation
Psychiatry Residents Outreach to the Public Sector (PROPS). Participation at the Organization Committee. Baylor College of Medicine Menninger Department of Psychiatry Houston, Texas; 2012
Honors Scholar Awardee at Geriatric Mental Health Foundation (GMHF) Scholars Fund Selection Committee, at the American Association of Geriatrics Psychiatry. Meeting held in March14th to 17 th in Orlando Florida during the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry.
TRIPSS Scholar awardee. The South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, & Clinical Center (MIRECC) sponsored 12th Annual TRIPS (Training Residents in Psychiatry Scholarship).Meeting held at Tulane University 2014 Forensic Psychiatry Conference on April 11-14, 2014.
Contributor to develop Case Studies, Pre and Post Questions for four modules used in Preventing Aggression in Community Living Center Residents through Staff Education (PARSE) at the MEDVAMC Houston, Texas, February 2015.
Recipient of the 2016 Resident Research Award from Baylor College of Medicine,-Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. In recognition of scholarly accomplishments.