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Nunes Receives Travel Award to Attend AAAP Annual Meeting

August 18, 2023

Julio Nunes, MD, a second-year resident, has been selected to receive the John Renner Travel Award from the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP).

The $1,200 award will defray the cost for Nunes to attend the AAAP’s 34th Annual Meeting, to be held December 7-10 in San Diego, Calif.

The John Renner Travel Award is given to medical students, residents, and fellows who are interested in learning about substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders.

At the meeting, Nunes will present the paper, “The Influence of Childhood Trauma on the Effects of Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in Persons with Opioid Use Disorder: Insights from a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Clinical Trial.”

Nunes is mentored by Joao De Aquino, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, at the Pain and Addiction Interaction Neurosciences (PAIN) Laboratory.

Submitted by Christopher Gardner on August 18, 2023