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Samantha A. Latorre, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

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Additional Title:

Associate Program Director, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship

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Education and Training

Dr. Latorre completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton in pre-medicine and psychology. She graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in 2014 and completed Adult Psychiatry residency at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (Case Western) in 2018. While in Cleveland, Dr. Latorre completed fellowships in Public and Community Psychiatry and Women’s Mental Health in 2018. She then completed a Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry fellowship at the University of Maryland in 2019. Currently, she is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine working in the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry division. She is board certified with additional certification in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.


Dr. Latorre’s clinical and research focus is in reproductive psychiatry and collaborative care. She currently works at a tertiary care academic center and community hospital performing inpatient consults. Additionally, she works in collaborative care in an infectious disease clinic. She is active in teaching medical students as well as psychiatry and non-psychiatry trainees. She is currently the associate program director of the consultation-liaison psychiatry fellowship at the University of Maryland.

Recently, she has participated in creating material for the National Curriculum in Reproductive Psychiatry with presentations at ACLP 2019. She was honored in 2018 with the Trainee Travel Award from ACLP for the 2019 meeting. She participated in a workshop for challenging capacity assessments to leave against medical advice at APA 2020. Her latest publications include a case review for Psychosomatics on  "Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Identification of the Disorder and Management of Psychiatric Symptoms," and a commentary in Ob.Gyn.News entitled “Depression after miscarriage.”

Research/Clinical Keywords

women's mental health, reproductive psychiatry, collaborative care, HIV

Highlighted Publications


1. "Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Identification of the Disorder and Management of Psychiatric Symptoms" Accepted to Psychosomatics, pending publication


2. Shah AA, Aftab A, Latorre S. Psychiatric Disorders and Psychotropic Treatment in the Postpartum Period. Directions in Psychiatry Volume 35, Number 3. 2015.

3. Aftab A and Latorre S. Geriatric-onset Olfactory Reference Syndrome Successfully Treated with Duloxetine and Memantine. The Primary Care Companion. 2016. PMID 28346774

4. Aftab A, Latorre S, and Nagle-Yang, S. Effective Note-Writing: A Primer for Psychiatry Residents. Psychiatric Times, Residents Corner. January 12, 2017.

Additional Publication Citations


Latorre, S. Depression after miscarriage: Follow-up care is key. Ob.Gyn.News. January 28, 2020.


Awards and Affiliations

2018    Trainee Travel Award, Academy of Consult Liaison Psychiatry

2017    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center’s Teaching Award

            Awarded for innovation resident based educational program. Educational project: Women’s Mental Health day, a collaborative teaching session for Psychiatry residents,                ObGyn residents, and Midwifery students.

2017    Parsa Award for the Best Oral Presentation, 39th Annual Cleveland Consultation Liaison Society Annual Meeting

            Presentation topic: Sterilization of the Mentally Ill, A Case in Perinatal Mental Health

2017    Scholarship in Teaching Award, for “Research Watch- A Resident led Educational Initiative”

            Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

             Awarded for program in which residents summarized relevant journal articles for distribution to the Department of Psychiatry at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical                 Center and the Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association

Grants and Contracts

12/14/15 – 12/1/16      (Co-Inv, 50%, PI- Lulu Zhao)

                                    “Annual Women’s Mental Health Day”

                                    University Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Grant

                                    Total Direct Costs: $10,000

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