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Maria Muzik, MD Kicks Off the 2015 Postpartum Support International Annual Conference with Keynote Address

Maria Muzik, MD Kicks Off the 2015 Postpartum Support International Annual Conference with Keynote Address

July 7, 2015

On Friday, June 26 Dr. Maria Muzik, Assistant Professor with the University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry served as the keynote speaker  at the 2015 Postpartum Support International (PSI) Annual Conference in Plymouth, Michigan. The theme of the conference was “planting seeds of hope, overcoming stigma, increasing options, and creating innovative

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Winners of 26th Annual Albert J. Silverman Research Conference Awards Announced

Winners of 26th Annual Albert J. Silverman Research Conference Awards Announced

June 9, 2015

From left to right: Christopher Fitzgerald,  Dr. Liz Duval, Dr. Arash Javanbakht and Dr. Gregory Dalack On May 27, the U-M Department of Psychiatry wrapped up its 26th Annual Albert J. Silverman Conference. The

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Stephen Strobbe wins Golden Apple Award

Stephen Strobbe wins Golden Apple Award

March 2, 2015

Given by Students Honoring Outstanding University Teaching, the Golden Apple Award honors undergraduate and graduate faculty members who continuously seek to engage students in the classroom. Students can nominate the teacher of their choice. Here are a few of the comments from the nursing students who

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Q&A: Psychiatry Faculty Member Shervin Assari, MD, MPH Describes the Peer Review Process Following Recent High Ranking at Publons

Q&A: Psychiatry Faculty Member Shervin Assari, MD, MPH Describes the Peer Review Process Following Recent High Ranking at Publons

January 23, 2015

Dr. Shervin Assari was recently recognized by Publons for his contribution as a peer reviewer. He was ranked 5th out of nearly 30,000 peer reviewers. We sat down with him to discuss the importance of peer review in the journal submission process. What is Publons? The mission of Publons is “to speed

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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,

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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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