See the latest Rankings of Departments of Psychiatry based on NIH funding for the last calendar year (2019). All data are derived from NIH RePORT. Our department ranks # 18 nationally and # 3 in the Midwest.
Congratulations to our own professor, Dr. Ed Cook for receiving the 2019 Frank J. Menolascino Award from the American Psychiatric Association Foundation. The Menolascino (Frank J.) Award recognizes an APA member who has made significant contributions to psychiatric services for persons with intellectual developmental disorders/developmental disabilities.
Peter Fore, MD has joined our department as the Associate Head (Vice Chair) for Administration. Dr. Fore’s area of focus will be ambulatory administration, though he will also mentor junior faculty and trainees in education and all aspects of career development.
Project entitled: "Regulation in the Real World: Real-Time Assessment of Suicide Risk in Context"
Our very own Jesse Herron, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, RN-BC helped start a Pediatric Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Residency in Alabama, in order to help meet the provider shortage within the Southeast. After being a consultant for the past year, they successfully graduated their first class & have accepted applications for the second residency rotation.
The funded project, titled "Total Access Collaborative for Trauma Informed Care (TACTIC)", will bring together law enforcement, schools and mental health services and mental health services in the Park Forest community.