Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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Christina Wichman, DO, FAPM

Christina Wichman, DO, FAPM is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She is the Program Director for the Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship, as well as the Associate Program Director for the Adult Psychiatry Residency. Dr. Wichman attended Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota for undergraduate training and the Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center for her medical training. She completed her post-graduate training as well as a Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She has received the Jon Gudeman Golden Apple Teaching award, as well as was named a "Best Doctor in America" in 2013. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and recently named a Councilor of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. 

Dr. Wichman’s academic interests include psychosomatic medicine, as well as women’s mental health issues, especially surrounding pregnancy and the post-partum period. She has published and lectured extensively on these topics. 

Dr. Wichman sees patients through her consultation work at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital Campus, as well as within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Publications include:

Wichman CL, Angstman KB, Lynch B, Whalen D, Jacobson N. "Postpartum depression screening: Initial implementation in a multispecialty practice with collaborative care managers"  J Primary Care  Comm Health.  2010; 1(3): 158-163.

Wichman CL, Ehlers S, Wichman SE, Weaver AL, Coddington CC. “Comparison of multiple psychological distress measures between men and women preparing for IVF.” Fertil Steril. 2011; 95(2): 717-721.

Wichman CL.  “The Safety of Antipsychotic Drugs in Pregnancy: Recent Controversy.” CWHR. 2011; 7(1): 35-36. 


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