João P. De Aquino, MD, Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, has been selected to receive a 2020 Society of Biological Psychiatry Travel Fellowship Award to attend the organization’s annual meeting April 30-May 2, 2020 in New York City.
Selection criteria include past excellence in scholarly work, potential for scholarly growth in biological psychiatry and clinical neuroscience, and overall excellence. Award recipients are matched with a mentor at the annual meeting and will participate in the Society’s Early Career Investigator Program. They also will submit a poster or oral presentation.
De Aquino is a Staff Addiction Psychiatrist and Advanced Fellow in Mental Illness Research and Treatment at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale School of Medicine. He is a graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program and Addiction Fellowship Program at Yale School of Medicine. He treats patients with substance use and co-occurring psychiatric disorders.
The Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP) promotes excellence in research that investigates the nature, causes, mechanisms, and treatments of disorders of thought, emotion, and behavior. It also educates young scientists and clinicians about the biological underpinnings of psychiatric disorders.