|UIC Psychiatry Department News|
June 10, 2011
Article: E. Cook Featured in University 2011 Annual Report
Edwin Cook, MD is featured in the University of Illinois 2011 Annual Report distributed by the University’s Office of the President as a representative in the Best in Class: Health Care category for his work with the UIC Center for Neurodevelopmental Disorders and the NIH-funded Autism Center for Excellence (ACE).
Award: Jessica Jonikas, MA Receives LeRoy Spaniol Educator Award
Jessica Jonikas, MA (Managing Director of the Department's Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy) will be honored as the first-ever recipient of the United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association LeRoy Spaniol Educator Award at the annual USPRA conference to be held in Boston on June 13-16, 2011. Ms. Jonikas is being recognized for her long-standing career in education and evidence-based training related to mental health services and psychiatric rehabilitation. The LeRoy Spaniol Educator Award is presented in honor of Dr. Spaniol, executive publisher of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal for twenty-three years and an advisor to many USPRA members who, in turn, made significant contributions to the field of psychiatric rehabilitation. It recognizes professionals who have had a significant impact on workforce development and education in the field of psychiatric rehabilitation. This is the first time USPRA has presented an educator award in its 36-year history. Additional information is available at: https://netforum.avectra.com/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=USPRA&WebCode=2011awards
Presentation: West and Weinstein Present at Mental Health Education Conference
Amy West, PhD and Sally Weinstein, PhD presented at the June 5th Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education Conference entitled, “Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness, Bipolar Disorder: Progress and Promise” held at the Beth Emet Synagogue in Evanston, IL. Their presentation was entitled, “Living with Someone with Bipolar Disorder.” The conference brought together professionals with expertise in Bipolar Disorder as well as non-professionals interested in learning about the disorder to discuss diagnosis, management, and treatment. For more information, visit the NRCI website at www.maomicoheninsitute.org.
Chapter: Tueting, Costa, and Guidotti in Animal Models of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders: Neuromethods
Patricia Tueting, PhD, Erminio Costa, MD (deceased), and Alessandro Guidotti, MD authored a chapter entitled, “Epigenetic Animal Models of GABAergic Deficit in Mental Disorders” in Animal Models of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders: Neuromethods, O’Donnell, R. (ed.), Springer Science and Business Media LLC59 (2011): Chap 11 DOI 10.1007/978-1-61779-157-4. See:
Articles: Faculty Honor Erminio Costa, MD (deceased) in Neuropharmacology Special Issue (eds. Guidotti, Nicoletti, and Vicini)
Multiple articles by Department faculty are included in Neuropharmacology (2011, 60:7-8) entitled, “Trends in Neuropharmacology: In Memory of Erminio Costa” (eds. Alessandro Guidotti, MD, Ferdinando Nicoletti, MD, PhD, and Stefano Vicini, PhD), including the following:
Full text of the articles are available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=PublicationURL&_tockey=%23TOC%234859%232011%23999399992%233099758%23FLA%23&_cdi=4859&_pubType=J&view=c&_auth=y&_acct=C000013678&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=186797&md5=c63e938a97047d0f88e9e0da79c70295
Upcoming Presentation: Atkins Hosts DatStat Illume® Application Presentation
HR Job Posting (OAE approved): Assistant or Associate Professor or Rank commensurate with experience (Pediatric Neuropsychologist)
The University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, invites applications from candidates for a full-time, non-tenure position, as a pediatric neuropsychologist with rank commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include evaluation of children and adolescents with a range of psychiatric, developmental, neurologic and medical conditions. Teaching within residency, APA-approved internship and neuropsychology fellowship programs also required. Candidates must be licensed or license-eligible in Illinois and have completed training in APA-approved programs including fellowship training in neuropsychology. For fullest consideration, applicants must apply online at: https://jobs.uic.edu/default.cfm?page=job&jobID=9557&returnPage=searchResults and submit a vita and letter of interest to the attn: Neil H. Pliskin,Ph.D. by June 27, 2011. UIC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Reminder: Photo Op Dates for New Physician Photos
The following dates are still available for new physician photos: