Christina Wichman, DO, FAPM

Christina Wichman, DO, FAPM

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynocology

Program Director, Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship

Chief, Psychiatry-Liaison Consultation Service, Froedtert Hospital

Dr. Christina L. Wichman joined the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in September 2009. After receiving her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center in 2003, she completed her residency in adult psychiatry, as well as fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Wichman has a subspecialty area of expertise in women's mental health, specifically within the area of psychopharmacology during pregnancy and lactation. Currently, Dr. Wichman it is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, as well as Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is the Director of Women's Mental Health as well as the Fellowship Director for Psychosomatic Medicine.

Dr. Wichman has performed clinical research in the area of women's mental health. She regularly lectures regionally and nationally, particularly on the topics of psychopharmacology in the perinatal period. She was recently and invited Visiting Professor at Oxford University, where she provided clinical instruction and systematic consultation in the area of collaborative care between psychiatry and obstetrics.

Dr. Wichman is currently a Fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine; she also serves as on the governing council for this national organization. She is regularly named an Outstanding Medical Student Teacher for the Department of Psychiatry and recently received the John Gudman Golden Apple teaching award for resident education within the Department of Psychiatry.  She has been recognized by Best Doctors in America, as well as Milwaukee Magazine's Best Doctors in Milwaukee.

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.

Selected publications:

Wichman CL, Stern TA. Diagnosing and Treating Depression in Pregnancy. Primary Care Companion CNS Disorders. 2015; 17(2)::doi:10.4088/PCC.15f01776.

Mittal L, Wichman CL, Becker M. “Bipolar Disorder in Pregnancy and Breast-feeding: A Practical Guide for the General Psychiatrist.” Psych Annuals 2015; 45 (8): 411-416.

Wichman CL, Laszewski A, Doering JJ, Hammel J, Maletta K, Revington P, Draxler P, Kuhn E. (2015). Perinatal depression algorithm: A step-by-step guide for advanced management of perinatal depressive symptoms. Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin endowment of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI: Medical College of Wisconsin Inc., Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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