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The next Faculty Development Seminar will be held Wednesday April 16, 2014 from 9-10:30am. The focus will be on getting involved at the national level. It will be held in SOM Room 153A. Presenters will include Frank Brown, Larry Young, Ann Schwartz, Marianne Celano, Peter Ash, and Arden Dingle.


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Major Leadership Appointments, Activities and Achievements

Telsie Davis was appointed to serve as the Early Career Psychologist Representative for Division 35 of the American Psychological Association, for Section 1 (Psychology of Black Women).


After over 30 years as internship training director, Carol Webb is retiring from Emory. Gene Farber is assuming the position at Director of Internship Training effective April 1, 2014.


Honors, Awards, Rankings

Jeff Sanders received the American Psychiatric Associational Annual Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators Travel Award (section, on Molecular, Translational, and Neuroscience Research) in New York, NY, as well as the Society of Biological Psychiatry's 2014 Domestic Travel Fellowship Award.

Diana Simeonova has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 American Society for Clinical Psychopharamcology New Investigator Award and will attend their June meeting in Florida. She and her colleagues will present a post at their annual meeting: Simeonova, D. I., Nguyen, T., Ressler, K., & Craighead, W. E. (2014). Resilience in high-risk infants and toddlers of mothers with bipolar disorder: A longitudinal investigation.

Quality and Safety Initiatives and Capital Campaign Initiatives

Core measures for the current quarter: (1) HBIPS: 100%; (2) Substance Abuse: 100%

Community Benefit Programs and Activities

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The first phase of the department's move to Executive Park 12 occurred this month.

Emory in the Media

Nadine Kaslow: (1) Radio Health Journal - Bullying and hazing; (2) O: The Oprah Magazine - 20 questions every woman should ask herself: Am I seeing the right kind of therapist?

Julie Pace (1) WGCL-TV - Emory ADHD expert refutes Chicago doctor's take on disorder

Kerry Ressler: (1) NBC News - Resilient, Syrian children find play, laughter; (2) The New Scientist - The therapy pill: Forget your phobia in fast forward

Other Accomplishments

Nadine Kaslow was the keynote speaker at the Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics Conference, Many voices, one vision.



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