Category Archives: Honors & Awards

Beatriz Manzor Mitrzyk Announced as Winner of Depression Center Eisenberg Collaborative Innovations Award

Mitrzyk to study ways to improve how minorities seek and receive mental health care Beatriz Manzor Mitrzyk, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, a postdoctoral research fellow with the U-M College of Pharmacy, was recently announced as a winner of a U-M Depression Center Eisenberg Collaborative Innovations award. The purpose of the Eisenberg Collaborative Innovations awards are to

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U-M Depression Center Accepting Applications for Five Research Awards Totaling up to $235,000

The award applications which are open to students, junior investigators and senior investigators, are due on May 15 The University of Michigan Depression Center is now accepting applications for five research awards, totaling up to $235,000 dollars. The Center seeks applications from students, residents, fellows, post-doctoral candidates, junior investigators, assistant professors, and senior investigators for

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Rebecca Sripada, Ph.D., Recieves MIP Scholars Award for Innovative PTSD Treatment in Federally Qualified Health Centers

Congratulations to Rebecca Sripada, Ph.D., assistant professor with the University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry and research scientist at the VA Center for Clinical Management Research, who is the 2018 recipient of the Michigan Mental Health Integration Partnership (MIP) Scholars Award. The MIP Scholars Award supports U-M faculty implementing and evaluating mental health services that

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Kara Zivin, Ph.D., Receives MIP Scholars Award for Critical Work Identifying Unmet Treatment Needs for Perinatal Depression in Michigan Medicaid

Congratulations to Kara Zivin, Ph.D., associate professor with the U-M Department of Psychiatry and  faculty associate at the U-M Institute for Social Research, who is a 2018 recipient of the Eisenberg Michigan Mental Health Integration Partnership (MIP) Scholars Award. The MIP Scholars Award supports U-M faculty implementing and evaluating mental health services that promote integrated

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U-M Depression Center Announces 2018 Strategic Translational Research Award Winners

The U-M Depression Center has just named three Strategic Translational Research award (STAR) winners. The winners include two Ph.D. candidates in psychology, as well as a research fellow within the U-M Department of Psychiatry. Their studies explore the effectiveness of ketamine; error-related negativity in young children; and depression and sleep problems for medical interns. Ryan

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Jacek Debiec, M.D., Ph.D., Announced as Inaugural Eisenberg Translational Research Award Winner

Debiec to study memory processing in depressed and suicidal youth receiving ECT Jacek Debiec, assistant professor of psychiatry and U-M Depression Center member, was just awarded the inaugural Eisenberg Translational Research award. Dr. Debiec will study “Interference with Memory Reconsolidation Processes to Decrease Depressive Ruminations and Suicidality in Severely Depressed Youth Receiving Electroconvulsive Therapy.” Electroconvulsive

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Blake Lancaster, Ph.D., Awarded Inaugural Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Collaborative Innovations Fund Award

Lancaster to study ways depression screening and treatment can be improved in primary care practices Dr. Blake Lancaster was just awarded the U-M Depression Center’s inaugural Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Collaborative Innovations Fund award. Dr. Lancaster, an assistant professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases at U-M, will study, “The Screening to Address Depression (SAD) Task

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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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