Crusto Honored by Society for Community Research and Action
Cindy A. Crusto, PhD, professor of psychiatry (psychology) and associate dean for gender equity at Yale School of Medicine, has been chosen to receive the 2022 Outstanding Contributions for Mentorship in Racial Justice Award from the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA), Division 27 of the American Psychological Association.
Oliva Selected to Receive 2023 College on Problems of Drug Dependence Travel Award
Henrique Oliva, MD, PhD, postdoctoral associate in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, has been selected to receive the 2023 College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) Travel Award for Early Career Investigators.
Addy, Huckins, Petrakis Elected to Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering
Three faculty in the Yale Department of Psychiatry have been elected to membership in the Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering (CASE). Nii Addy, PhD, Albert E. Kent Associate Professor of Psychiatry and associate professor of cellular and molecular physiology; Laura Huckins, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry; and Ismene Petrakis, MD, professor of psychiatry, will be recognized at CASE’s 48th annual meeting this spring.
Gordon Honored by National Partnership for Community Leadership
Derrick M. Gordon, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Program on Male Development in the Division of Prevention and Community Research, is the National Partnership for Community Leadership’s (NPCL) 2023 Research and Scholarship Award Recipient.
De Aquino Awarded New Investigator Award From ISCTM
Joao P. De Aquino, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry and assistant chief of psychiatry at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit (CNRU) at Yale School of Medicine, has been awarded a New Investigator Award from the International Society of CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology (ISCTM).
With YNHHS Innovation Award, CHATogether Aims to Help Adolescents, Families
Compassionate Home, Action Together (CHATogether) Family Intervention was recently named among the 2022 hospital innovation track recipients of the Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS) Innovation Awards. Hospital innovation track submissions were selected for their potential to immediately offer positive impact to health system workflows and were reviewed by system experts across clinical, IT and finance domains.
Sex Differences in Gastrointestinal Cancer
With this year's Wendy U. and Thomas C. Naratil Pioneer Award and co-funding from the Yale Cancer Center, Dr. Pamela Kunz is conducting one of the first studies to examine sex differences in treating neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs), a rare form of cancer often found in the gastrointestinal tract.