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Release Date: 04/04/2024 Source: UIC Center for Clinical & Translational Science (CCTS)

Dr. Niranjan Karnik has been appointed as Multiple Principal Investigator of…

He previously served as Associate Director of the CCTS KL2 Program. CCTS is funded by a grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (UL1-TR002003). He joins Drs. Robin Mermelstein and Rick Novak as MPIs on this grant as they collectively develop the application for the next cycle.

Release Date: 08/27/2021 Source: BronxNet Video

Dr. Marc Atkins featured on a news segment Public Health America

Aired Tuesday July 20th at 7:00pm where Dr. Atkins discusses his work in examining new models for mental health practice in urban communities to address long-standing disparities in mental health care.

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

Dr. Ed Cook was selected to receive the 2020 Frank J. Menolascino Award from…

Congratulations to our own professor, Dr. Ed Cook for receiving the 2020 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: 01/25/2020

UI COM Chicago students participated in the Klingenstein Third-Generation…

The Klingenstein Third-Generation Foundation Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Medical Student Fellowship's annual conference was held at Tulane in New Orleans, LA on January 24-25, 2020.

Release Date: 09/09/2019 Source: International Society for Autism Research

Dr. Ed Cook selected as a 2019 International Society for Autism Research (INSAR…

Dr. Ed Cook was selected as an International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) Fellow in May 2019. This award is the highest honor given by the International Society for Autism Research. It recognizes the sustained international research contribution to autism science that a person has made in their career, and the effect that it has had internationally on autism science.

Release Date: 11/05/2018 Source: Chicago Sun Times

Pediatricians’ association says: Don’t spank your kids

Dr. Marc Atkins, professor of psychiatry and psychology in UIC’s Institute for Juvenile Research, is quoted in a Chicago Sun Times article about new research on a new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics about spanking children. The statement notes that corporal punishment — and verbal abuse — can harm kids.