Department of Psychiatry

William M. Klykylo, M.D., Interim Chair

Dr. Roman

Brenda J.B. Roman, M.D.

Professor, Psychiatry
Director, Medical Student Education in Psychiatry
Assistant Dean for Curriculum Development, Boonshoft School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry
Wright State University School of Medicine
P.O. Box 927
Dayton, Ohio 45401-0927

Phone: (937) 223-8840
Fax: (937) 223-0758



M.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, 1988
Residency, University of Cincinnati Hospitals, Department of Psychiatry, 1992


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Diplomate in Psychiatry, 1993

Academic Interests

Medical student education
Women's issues

Representative Publications

Editorial Reviewerships

Academic Psychiatry, 1995-Present
AAMC MedEDPortal, 2007-Present


Roman B and Patel G: Engaging the Homeless Paranoid Patient, Psychiatry, July 2007, pages 43-49.

Roman B and Trevino J: An Approach to Address Grade Inflation in a Psychiatry Clerkship. Academic Psychiatry, March-April 2006, pages 110-115.

Roman B and Morrison A: Management of Depression during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period, Psychiatry, August 2005, pages 45-52.

Bennett A, Roman B, Arnold L and Kay J: Professional Deficits Among Medical Students: Models of Identification and Intervention, Academic Psychiatry 2005, pages 426-432.

Roman B and Kay J: Residency Education and the Prevention of Physician-Patient Sexual Misconduct, Academic Psychiatry, Spring 1997. (R)

Book Chapters

Nolan B, Roman B and Bienenfeld D: Teaching Residents to Become Effective Educators. In: Handbook of Psychiatric Education and Faculty Development. Kay J, Silberman E and Pessar L, editors. American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC, pages 189-205, 2005.

Roman B: Biological Therapies and Psychotherapies, In: Psychiatry for Medical Students. Tasman A, Kay J, and Lieberman J, editors, WB Saunders Company, 1999.

Kay J and Roman B: The Prevention of Sexual Misconduct at the Medical School, Residency and Practitioner Levels, In: Current Dilemmas in the Approach to Sexual Misconduct of Physicians. Bloom JD and Nadelson CC, editors; American Psychiatric Press, 1999.

Kay J, Roman B, and Schulte H: Pregnancy Loss and the Grief Process, In: Loss in Pregnancy and the Newborn Period; Woods JR, editor; Janette Publications, Inc., pages 5-36, 1997.