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‘Best Doctors in America ’ list includes twelve from U-M Psychiatry

‘Best Doctors in America ’ list includes twelve from U-M Psychiatry

February 5, 2014

Several members of the U-M Depression Center and Department of Psychiatry were among 493 U-M physicians named to the 2014 Best Doctors in America® list, placing them among the top 5 percent of doctors in their specialties. They include: Elissa P. Benedek, M.D. Ronald M. Benson, M.D. Harvey H. Falit, M.D. Thomas Fluent, M.D. John F. Greden, M.D. Gregory

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Beard and Seyfried earn top honors from Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

Beard and Seyfried earn top honors from Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

November 15, 2013

November 15, 2013 At the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine’s annual meeting this week, Kristine Beard, L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W., and Lisa Seyfried, M.D., took home first prize for their poster, Are Patients with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness Responsible for the Perpetration of Violence Towards

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Akil receives national award for outstanding research

Akil receives national award for outstanding research

November 4, 2013

November 2, 2013 ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A neuroscientist who probes the intersection between brain biology and mental health, and a physician who has led national health care change for decades, today received top national awards for their achievements. Both are leaders at the University of

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‘Top Docs’ list for 2013 includes eight from Psychiatry

‘Top Docs’ list for 2013 includes eight from Psychiatry

October 17, 2013

Several physicians from the Department of Psychiatry were among those honored by Hour Detroit Magazine in its annual “Top Docs” special issue for 2013. Among the 31 doctors selected from the U-M Health System were eight individuals from Psychiatry: Kirk Brower, M.D., and Patrick Gibbons, D.O. (Addiction) Helen

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Barrett-Becker receives 2013 Ouida Award

Barrett-Becker receives 2013 Ouida Award

October 14, 2013

Congratulations to Ellen Barrett-Becker, Ph.D., a postdoctoral psychology resident in the Department of Psychiatry, who is the 2013 recipient of the Todd

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Greden honored for work advancing the lives of those with disabilities

Greden honored for work advancing the lives of those with disabilities

October 6, 2013

The University of Michigan’s Council for Disability Concerns has announced that Dr. John F. Greden will receive the 2013 James T. Neubacher Award. Greden, founding executive director of the U-M Comprehensive Depression Center, is the Rachel Upjohn Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences,

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Murphy wins 2013 MacArthur ‘genius grant’

Murphy wins 2013 MacArthur ‘genius grant’

September 25, 2013

Susan Murphy, Ph.D., a University of Michigan statistician who is poised to make a significant impact on the field of personalized medicine through work focused on improving treatment decisions for chronic illnesses such as depression and substance abuse, has been named a 2013 MacArthur Fellow by the

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Glick and Silk receive 2013 Dean’s Awards

Glick and Silk receive 2013 Dean’s Awards

September 11, 2013

Rachel Lypson Glick, M.D., and Kenneth R. Silk, M.D., were among the 19 U-M Medical School faculty and staff honored for exceptional accomplishments in the areas of teaching, research, clinical care, community service and administration. Silk was awarded a Lifetime

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Giordani appointed faculty ombuds

Giordani appointed faculty ombuds

September 11, 2013

Bruno J. Giordani, professor of psychiatry, neurology and psychology, chief psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry, and a member of the U-M Depression Center, has been appointed faculty ombuds effective Sept. 1. Giordani was selected to succeed Michael Welsh. He will carry a 50 percent appointment. “The

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Nitzberg honored with NAMI Community Member Award

Nitzberg honored with NAMI Community Member Award

August 26, 2013

Laura Nitzberg, LMSW, will receive the 2013 NAMI Washtenaw County Community Member Award following a unanimous vote of the NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Washtenaw County Board of Directors. NAMI Washtenaw County is dedicated to education, support, and advocacy

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