Amelia Gallitano, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Departments of Basic Medical Sciences and Psychiatry, received grants from NIH/NIMH to study the molecular mechanisms underlying the therapeutic effects of ECT, as well as from the Sidney R. Baer, Jr., Foundation to develop a biologic test for schizophrenia.
Deveroux Ferguson, PhD, assistant professor in the Departments of Basic Medical Sciences and Psychiatry, was recently awarded a substantial NIH grant to investigate novel antidepressants.
Our Department of Psychiatry recently hosted a daylong conference on Opioid Use Disorder Treatment at the College of Medicine – Phoenix, co-sponsored with the Arizona Psychiatric Society and the Arizona Chapter of the Society of Addiction Medicine.
Joe Bloom, MD, professor of Psychiatry, recently received the prestigious Isaac Ray Award from the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law for his outstanding contributions in Forensic Psychiatry.
The Psychiatry Clerkship Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award, awarded by the Class of 2018, recognizes the superior teaching and professionalism across our clinical sites supporting our third-year students.
House Officer of the Year Award in Psychiatry was awarded by the Class of 2018 to Jeff Burrow, MD, of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Psychiatry Residency, recognizing his enthusiasm and exemplary professionalism as an inspiration to our Clerkship students.