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Release Date: 03/06/2020 Source: Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research

Kudos to all Department of Psychiatry Principal Investigators, their research…

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.

Release Date: 03/05/2020 Source: American Psychiatric Association

Dr. Ed Cook was selected to receive the 2019 Frank J. Menolascino Award from…

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.

Release Date: 03/05/2020

Peter Fore, MD the new Associate Head (Vice Chair) for Administration

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.

Release Date: 03/05/2020 Source: American Psychological Foundation

Dr. Jonathan Stange was awarded a Visionary Grant from the American…

Project entitled: "Regulation in the Real World: Real-Time Assessment of Suicide Risk in Context"

Release Date: 03/05/2020

Jesse Herron helped start a Pediatric Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse…

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. 

Release Date: 03/05/2020 Source: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

Dr. Liza Suarez was awarded a grant from the Illinois Criminal Justice…

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.