Category Archives: Honors & Awards

Barrett-Becker receives 2013 Ouida Award

Congratulations to Ellen Barrett-Becker, Ph.D., a postdoctoral psychology resident in the Department of Psychiatry, who is the 2013 recipient of the Todd Ouida Clinical Scholar Award. The Ouida awards are designed to further the work of outstanding young researchers working in childhood anxiety and depression. Barrett-Becker’s research focuses primarily on the role of trauma and

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Greden honored for work advancing the lives of those with disabilities

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, founding chair of the National Network of Depression Centers, and research professor

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Murphy wins 2013 MacArthur ‘genius grant’

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 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The MacArthur

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Glick and Silk receive 2013 Dean’s Awards

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 Achievement Award in Clinical Care, and Glick received the Kaiser-Permanente Award for Excellence in Pre-clinical

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Giordani appointed faculty ombuds

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 point of the ombuds process is to move

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Nitzberg honored with NAMI Community Member Award

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 to improve the lives of people affected by mental illness. The Community Member Award is

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U-M psychiatric hospital care recognized among nation’s best

The University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers are among America’s best for psychiatric care, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual review of hospitals nationwide. U-M also ranked #1 for psychiatry in the state of Michigan. For the second year in a row, U.S. News rated U-M “high performing” in psychiatry as an

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