|UIC Psychiatry Department News|
July 1, 2011
Award: Rubin and Kapella Receive Chancellor Discovery Fund
Leah Rubin, PhD and Mary Kapella (Biobehavioral Health Sciences) are recent awardees of the UIC Chancellor's Discovery Fund for Multidisciplinary Pilot Research for their project entitled, “A Pilot Study of Mechanisms Underlying the Relationship between Hot Flashes and Memory Dysfunction.” The faculty team also included co-investigators Stacie Geller, PhD (Obstetrics and Gynecology) and Pauline Maki, PhD. The Chancellor’s Discovery Fund provides financial support to “new multidisciplinary collaborations led by emerging researchers at UIC to foster academic inquiry that draws upon the expertise of varied disciplines, to nurture the research career trajectories of promising early-stage investigators, and to help awardees leverage extramural funding.” For more information see: http://tigger.uic.edu/depts/ovcr/research/funding/discovery/
Award: Fox Receives ADMSEP Innovations Award
Geri Fox, MD received the ADMSEP Innovations Award at the Association of
Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry Annual Meeting, held June 17, 2011 in
Savannah, GA. ADMSEP awards a member “who has implemented an outstanding project or program in medical student education in psychiatry. The purpose of the award is to recognize
an achievement which is innovative, unique, creative, inspiring and has a
documented record of success." For more information see: http://www.admsep.org/
Presentation: Fox Presents at ADMSEP Annual Meeting
Geri Fox, MD presented with J. Michael Bostwick, MD (Mayo Clinic) at the June 2011 ADMSEP Meeting with a presentation entitled, "Saying Goodbye: Using Stimulus Video to Teach Medical Students about End-of-Life Issues." Fox also leads the Child and
Adolescent Psychiatry in Medical Education (CAPME) Task Force at ADMSEP and serves as the AACAP-ADMSEP Liaison.
Article: Rubin, Carter, Drogos, Jamadar, Pournajafi-Nazarloo, Sweeney and Maki in Schizophrenia Research
Leah Rubin, PhD, Sue Carter, PhD, Lauren Drogos, MA, Rhoda Jamadar, BA, Hossein Pournajafi-Nazarloo, MD, Johne Sweeney, PhD and Pauline Maki, PhD published an article entitled, “Sex-specific Associations between Peripheral Oxytocin and Emotion Perception in Schizophrenia” in Schizophrenia Research (2011 Jun 16, in press). Electronic text of the article is available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0920996411003033
Article: Bozgunov, Naslednikova-Raynova, and Vassileva in Clinical and Consulting Psychology
Jasmin Vassileva, PhD, and her Bulgarian graduate students, Kiril Bozgunov, MA and Rada Naslednikova-Raynova, MA published a review article entitled, “The Construct of Psychopathy and its Assessment” in the Bulgarian journal, Clinical and Consulting Psychology (2010, 4:6, 1-10.) For further information see: http://www.stenobooks.com/spisaniq/Clinical_Psychology/6-2010/index.html
Article: Kaplan, Dolev-Blitzenal, Galatzer and Cantz in International Journal of the Psychology of Religion
Kalman Kaplan, PhD, Sahar Dolev-Blitental, MA (Tel-Aviv University), Tsachi Galatzer, BA (Bar-Ilan University), and Paul Cantz, PsyD have had their article entitled, “Individuation and Attachment in Israel and Thailand: Secular versus religious Jews and Buddhists” accepted for publication in the International Journal of the Psychology of Religion (in press).
Atkins Elected President of APA Division
Marc Atkins, PhD has been elected President of the American Psychological Association Division of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Division 53) for the 2012-2013 term. For more information see: http://www.apa.org/about/division/div53.aspx
Pavuluri Quoted in Cnn.com Article
Mani Pavuluri, MD, PhD was quoted in a May 24, 2011 CNN.com article entitled, “Little People, Lots of Pills: Experts debate medicating kids.” See: http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/05/23/kids.overmedicated
Award: Sundermann Receives Jackson Laboratory Course Scholarship Award
Erin Sundermann, PhD, graduate student of Pauline Maki, PhD received a Scholarship Award to the 52nd Annual Jackson Laboratory Short Course on Medical and Experimental Mammalian Genetics to be held July 17-29, 2011 in Bar Harbor, Maine. For more information see: http://courses.jax.org/2011/52nd-short-course.html
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:
SAVE THE DATE: Research Posters Due August 19th for Second Annual Research Extravaganza