Category Archives: Honors & Awards

NIH selects U-M as one of thirteen sites to launch landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development

ANN ARBOR – The National Institutes of Health just announced that the University of Michigan would be one of thirteen research grants to institutions around the country as part of a study about the effects of adolescent substance use on the developing brain. The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study will follow approximately 10,000 children

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A Special Address by President Mark Schlissel: 20th Annual Raymond W. Waggoner Lectureship on Ethics and Values in Medicine

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D., will present this year’s 20th annual Waggoner lecture, which will be held on Wednesday November 4th, 2015 in Ford Auditorium, UH at 4:00 p.m. The title of his talk will be: “Making U-M Safer for Students: Confronting the Challenge of Sexual Misconduct.” Dr. Mark S. Schlissel, in

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

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 treatments” for perinatal mental

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

On May 27, the U-M Department of Psychiatry wrapped up its 26th Annual Albert J. Silverman Conference. The conference featured a posters session, several talks on eHealth approaches for individuals with mental health and substance abuse concerns and it also included an awards ceremony celebrating young investigators. This was the conference’s 26th year held in

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

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 up science by

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Beard and Seyfried earn top honors from Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

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 Care Providers on Medical-Surgical Floors? A Retrospective Chart Review. Seyfried is the director

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Akil receives national award for outstanding research

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 Michigan Health System, and faculty at the U-M Medical

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