Andrew J. Lancia, MD is a psychiatrist and assistent professor for the University of Illinois College of Medicince at Peoria. He is also the medical director of UnityPoint Behavioral Health Intergrated Services of Hospital Based Programs (Methodist Campus) and Department Chair of UnityPoint Behavioral Health at Methodist. He has five years of experience specializing in psychosomatic medicine. Dr. Lancia was educated at Creighton University and completed an residency at the University of Iowa. In order to stay up-to-date in his field, he maintains professional memberships with the American Psychological Association and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. Dr. Lancia is also the recipient of a number of awards, including the Golden Apple Award for In-Patient Education, Outstanding Achievement Award from the Behavioral Health Society, a Commonwealth Award, an Outstanding Teacher Award. a Scholarship award, and a Faculty Teaching award.
Education and Training
MD at Creighton University
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Local and Regional- Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois -
- Golden Apple Award for Inpatient Education- 2014
- Outstanding Achievement Award in Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care, Illinois Psychiatry Society- January 24, 2015
- Commonwealth Award- 2014 & 2015
- Outstanding Teacher Award- November 13, 2013
- Scholarship Award- June 5, 2014
- Faculty Teaching Award- June 29, 2012
- Above and Beyond- 2007
Professional Society Memberships
- American Psychological Association, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
Articles and Publications
Lancia, A. J., Williams, E. A., McKnight, L.V., Zahm, D. S. Vulnerabilities of ventral mesencephalic neurons projecting to the nucleus accumbens following infusions of 6-hydroxydopamine into the medial forebrain bundle in the rat. Brain Research. 2004 Jan 30. 997(1): 119-127.
Tan, Y., Lancia, A. J., Zahm, D. S. On the altered expression of tyrosine hydroxylase and calbindin-D 28kD immunoreactivities and viability of neurons in the ventral tegmental area of Tsai following injections of 6-hydroxydopamine in the medial forebrain bundle in the rat. Brain Research. 2000 Jun 30. 869(1-2): 56-68.
What do you attribute your success to?
Hard work, good education and his mentors Dr. Malin and Dr. Black.
Hobbies / Sports
- Family Time
Favorite professional publications
- Psychosomatics Journal, Journal of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
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