Thida Thant, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry-Other CI Services

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2013)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Texas–Austin (TX) (2008)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado, Chief Resident, Psychiatry (2017)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Psychosomatic Medicine (2018)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Other CI Services

Professional Titles

  • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist
  • Director of the UCH Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service
  • Director of the Psychiatric Consultation for the Medically Complex clinic

Recognition & Awards

  • American Psychiatric Association Resident Recognition Award, University of Colorado School of Medicine/American Psychiatric Association (2017)
  • The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Trainee Travel Award, The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (2016)
  • The University of Colorado Outpatient Psychiatry Resident of the Quarter, University of Colorado School of Medicine - Department of Psychiatry (2015)
  • The Judy Hu Collegiality Award, University of Colorado School of Medicine - Department of Psychiatry (2015)

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2018)
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry
    Psychosomatic Medicine Chronic Medical Illness Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Marijuana

Publications

  • Thant T, Nussbaum A. What You Need to Know About Cannabis: An Evidence-Based Crash Course for Mental Health Trainees. MedEdPORTAL. 2020 Jul 15;16:10923. PubMed PMID: 32704537
  • Thant, Thida, Riggs, Paula, "Epilogue." Cannabis and Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach. N.p.: Springer, 2020.
  • Thant, Thida. Riggs, Paula. “Epilogue”. Cannabinoids in Medicine. Springer Nature. 2020.
  • Thant, Thida, Winston, Helena, Yager, Joel. “New England Journal of Medicine Resident 360 Mental Health Rotation Prep Guide.” NEJM: https://resident360.nejm.org/rotation-prep/mental-health/introduction. January 2020.
  • Thant T, Nussbaum A. What you need to know about cannabis: an evidence-based crash course for mental health trainees. MedEdPORTAL. 2020;16:10923. https://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10923
  • Mauch, Rose, Chadderdon, Alexandra, Thant, Thida. “The Psychologic Chapter of the COVID-19 Saga: Developing a Standard for Outpatient Mental Health Follow-up". Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Annual Meeting 2020. Virtual. November 12th-13th, 2020.
  • Thant, Thida, Stinson, Kelly. “When Integration Isn’t Possible: Revisiting the Use of an Outpatient Psychiatry Consult Clinic for Subspecialty Care”. Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Annual Meeting 2020. Virtual. November 12th-13th, 2020.
  • Pejic V, Thant T, Hess RS, Cornell S, DeJesus J, Yager J, Savin D. Learning from Our Patients: Training Psychiatry Residents in Refugee Mental Health. Acad Psychiatry. 2019 Oct;43(5):471-479. PubMed PMID: 30927166
  • Thant , T. M. (2020). Working with Medically Ill Patients. In S. A. Simpson & A. K. McDowell (Eds.), The clinical interview: skills for more effective patient encounters. New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Nguyen DH, Thant TM. Recognizing and Managing "Magic Wand Syndrome" Among Clinical Services. Psychosomatics. 2018 Nov 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30497688
  • Thant T, Yager J. Updating Apathy: Using Research Domain Criteria to Inform Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis of Disorders of Motivation. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2018 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30256334
  • Nguyen, Dan, Thant, Thida. “Caring for Patients Who Use Medical Marijuana and Request Controlled Prescriptions.” Current Psychiatry, 16(8), 50-51. http://www.mdedge.com/currentpsychiatry/article/143353/addiction-medicine/caring-medical-marijuana-patients-who-request. August 2017.
  • Thant, Thida, Kondrad, Elin C., and Nussbaum, Abraham M., "Medical Marijuana: Indications, Formulations, Efficacy and Adverse Effects." Marijuana and Mental Health. N.p.: American Psychiatric Association, 2016. N. pag. Print.
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Professional Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association, General Member
  • Colorado Psychiatric Association, General Member (Legislative Committee, Program Committee)
  • Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, General Member

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychiatry, Board Certification
  • Psychosomatic Medicine, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Bereavement
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Bipolar Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Dementia
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Depression
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Postpartum Depression
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Stress
Public Speaking
Yes
Marijuana and Mental Health Marijuana and Palliative Symptoms Marijuana crash courses Coping with Chronic Medical Illness Psychological Concepts of Chronic Medical Illness

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2013)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Texas–Austin (TX) (2008)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Chief Resident, Psychiatry (2017)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Psychosomatic Medicine (2018)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Other CI Services
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