Deepak Cyril D'Souza, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, has been promoted to Fellow by the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP).
Promotion to Fellow is based on the honoree's scientific reputation and contributions to the college through committee work and involvement in the annual meeting program.
According to its mission, ACNP is a professional society dedicated to advancing the scientific understanding of and facilitating communication about disorders of the brain and behavior to advance their prevention and treatment.
The ACNP annual meeting was held Dec. 9-13 in Hollywood, Fla.
D'Souza is a staff psychiatrist at VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven, where he directs the Neuropsychiatry Program. The program cares for veterans with psychotic, mood, and personality disorders.
He also directs the Schizophrenia Neuropharmacology Research Group at Yale. His research focus has been on the pathophysiology and treatment of psychotic disorders and cannabis dependence using a combination of psychopharmacological, brain imaging, and electrophysiological approaches.