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Award Recipients

Andrew C. Leon Distinguished Career Award Recipients

2016
Charles Bowden, MD
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2015
A. George Awad, MB, BCh, PhD, FRCP
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2014
Helena Kraemer, PhD
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2013
Thomas Laughren, MD
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2012 (Inaugural)
Nina R. Schooler, PhD
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New Investigator Award Recipients

2016

Lynette Averill, PhD
Research Psychologist/Associate Research Scientist
National Center for PTSD- Clinical Neurosciences Division
Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

Walter Dunn, MD, PhD
Research Fellow/Clinical Instructor
Greater Los Angeles VA
Health Sciences Department of Psychiatry, UCLA

Mehdi Farokhina, MD
Research Fellow
Section of Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and Neuropsychopharmacology
National Institutes of Health

Xiang Li, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Department of Biostatistics
Columbia University

Sudhakar Selvaraj, MBBS, MRCPsych, DPhil (PhD, Oxon)
Assistant Professor/Director of Student Counseling Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Texas Health Science Center

2015

Isabelle Bauer, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Texas Health Science Center

Michaela Defrancesco, MSc, PhD
Research Assistant
Department of General and Social Psychiatry
Medical University Innsbruck, Austria

Marta Pecina Iturbe, MD, PhD
Research Investigator
Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan

Bethany Stangl, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies
NIAAA

2014

Rosie Curiel, PsyD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Mercedes Perez-Rodriguez, MD, PhD
Research Fellow
Mood Disorders
Icahn School of Medicine, Mt. Sinai

Valentino Pironti, BSc, MSc, PhD, CPsychol
Research Fellow
Department of Psychiatry
University of Cambridge

Steven Szabo, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University Medical Center

2013

Ariana Anderson, PhD
Assistant Research Statistician
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
David Geffen Schoolof Medicine, UCLA

Jesus J. Gomar, PhD
Post-doctoral Research Fellow
The Litwin-ZuckerResearch Center for the Study of Alzheimer’s Disease
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Shawn M. McClintock, PhD, MSCS
Instructor
Department of Psychiatry And Behavioral Sciences
Duke University

David L. Roberts, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry, Division of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders
UTHealth Science Center, San Antonio

2012 (Inaugural)

Chadi G. Abdallah, MD
Research Fellow
Dept of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT USA

William V. Bobo, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Dept of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN USA

William R. Keller, MD
Clinical Research Fellow
Dept of Psychiatry, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD USA

Martin Strassnig, MD
Assistant Professor
Dept of Psychiatry, Miller School of Medicine
University of Miami, Miami, Florida USA

Walter Swardfager, PhD
Postdoctoral Trainee
Neuropsychopharmacology Research Program
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario Canada