Category Archives: Honors & Awards

Sarah Ketchen Lipson, Ph.D., Announced as Inaugural U-M Depression Center Eisenberg Scholar

Proposed research will develop and pilot tailored eHealth intervention to promote depression treatment among college populations ANN ARBOR – Sarah Ketchen Lipson, Ph.D., was just announced as the inaugural Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Scholar. The award, worth $100,000, was given for her proposed research on promoting the treatment of depressions, bipolar illnesses and related disorders

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Drs. Jon Dunlop and Lisa Anacker Receive 2017 Rappeport Fellowship from AAPL

Dr. Jon Dunlop and Dr. Lisa Anacker, both third year psychiatry residents, have won the prestigious 2017 Rappeport Fellowship from the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL). The Rappeport Fellowship is a highly competitive award given to outstanding residents with interests in psychiatry and the law. Drs. Dunlop and Anacker will attend the 2017

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U-M Depression Center and Frankel Cardiovascular Center Announce Center-to-Center Collaboration Grant Award Winners

Awardees to focus on mental health outcomes in a cardiovascular disease population and bipolar microtissues The U-M Depression Center and Frankel Cardiovascular Center recently announced two funding awards for their Center-to-Center (C2C) research collaborations. The C2C awards address the underlying conditions of cardiovascular and brain mood co-occurrences, allowing physicians and other clinicians to use research

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Dr. Donovan Maust

Donovan Maust, M.D., M.S., awarded funding from Donaghue Foundation to study unintended consequences of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes

Donovan Maust, M.D., MS, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry within the University of Michigan Medical School and Research Scientist with the Center for Clinical Management Research of the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, just received “Another Look” funding from The Donaghue Foundation to examine psychotropic use among patients with dementia in long-term care settings. Dr. Maust’s

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Mary Blazek, MD, MEH and collaborators receive the Scholarly Publications Award from ADMSEP

Mary Blazek, MD, MEHP, clinical assistant professor in psychiatry and director of the U-M Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic, received the Scholarly Publications Award at the Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP) annual meeting on June 17.  The paper titled, “Geriatric Psychiatry in the Psychiatry Clerkship: a Survey of Current Education Practices,”

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Dr. Helen Kales named to Lancet panel on dementia care

Helen C. Kales, M.D., professor of psychiatry, is one of 20 international dementia experts named to The Lancet Commission on Dementia Care. The Lancet has partnered with leading academic and charitable institutions (University College London, Alzheimer’s Society, ESRC and Alzheimer’s Research U.K.) to establish a Commission on Dementia Care. The Commission is reviewing the current

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Department of Psychiatry Faculty Inducted to the U-M 2015 League of Educational Excellence

Earlier this month four members of the Department of Psychiatry Faculty were inducted into the U-M League of Educational Excellence. The League of Educational Excellence was established in 2013. Selection into the U-M League of Educational Excellence recognizes teaching faculty for their extraordinary contributions and commitment towards preparing the next generation of Michigan physicians and

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U-M part of team awarded $2.5 million to improve interactions between parents, teachers and toddlers

ANN ARBOR – Researchers from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, and Michigan State University will receive $2.5 million over five years in a cooperative agreement with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. They have designed a professional development program for teachers

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Dr. Thomas Fluent to be Honored as “Veteran of the Game” at the U-M Men’s Basketball Season Opener this Friday

Captain Thomas Fluent, MD has served in the United States Navy for 28 years. Following graduation from the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Fluent continued his medical training and began his military service at Naval Hospital Portsmouth, Virginia; Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, and Naval Medical Center Bethesda, Maryland. After 10

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