• 425 Citations

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Research Interests

Dr. Clark’s research and clinical interests focus on women’s mood and anxiety disorders across the reproductive life cycle. Dr. Clark’s passion for optimizing treatment in pregnancy for women with Bipolar Disorder has led to her current research focused on dosing lamotrigine (Lamictal) and Lithium in pregnancy. She is also interested in optimizing dosing of medication for mood and anxiety disorders in other times of hormonal changes including that related to infertility treatments and use of oral contraceptives. She maintains an interest in trauma associated with traumatic birth and as it relates to the recurrence of mood and anxiety symptoms in pregnancy due to past trauma.

Certifications and Licenses


Training Experience

2010Residency, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Education/Academic qualification

MSc, University of Louisville

… → 2012

MD, University of Louisville

… → 2006

Research interests

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Mental Health
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacology
  • Trauma
  • Women's Health / Women's Reproductive Health

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  • Research Output

    • 425 Citations
    • 14 Article
    • 9 Review article
    • 3 Letter
    • 2 Comment/debate

    Psychotropic drug use in perinatal women with bipolar disorder

    Clark, C. T., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Seminars in Perinatology. 151230.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • The gut microbiome in bipolar disorder and pharmacotherapy management

    Flowers, S. A., Ward, K. M. & Clark, C. T., Jan 1 2020, In : Neuropsychobiology. 79, 1, p. 43-49 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Bipolar disorder and psychotropic medication: Impact on pregnancy and neonatal outcomes

    Wisner, K. L., Sit, D., O'Shea, K., Bogen, D. L., Clark, C. T., Pinheiro, E., Yang, A. & Ciolino, J. D., Jan 15 2019, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 243, p. 220-225 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations

    Risk-Benefit assessment of infant exposure to lithium through breast milk: a systematic review of the literature

    Newmark, R. L., Bogen, D. L., Wisner, K. L., Isaac, M., Ciolino, J. D. & Clark, C. T., Apr 3 2019, In : International Review of Psychiatry. 31, 3, p. 295-304 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Use of Antipsychotic Drugs During Pregnancy

    Betcher, H. K., Montiel, C. & Clark, C. T., Mar 15 2019, In : Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry. 6, 1, p. 17-31 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Scopus citations