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The Department had a great time at The Cameron K. Gallagher Memorial Foundation's Speakup 5k held on September 12th.
Congratulations to Gerad Moeller, M.D. for being selected as VCU's Director for the Center for Clinical and Translational Research
Congratulations to Scott McDonald, Psy.D., (VAMC) lead author on A Systematic Review of the PTSD Checklist’s Diagnostic Accuracy Studies Using QUADAS published recently in Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy.
Congratulations to Michael Neale, Ph.D. for being part of an international research team that found genetic factors may affect the varying thickness of different parts of the cortex of the brain and the underlying genetic factors could eventually help identify individuals at risk for neuropsychiatric disorders such as autism, schizophrenia, depression or dementia.
Congratulations to Anand Pandurangi, M.D. who is now a representative of the Practice Plan on the Finance and Property Committee of the VCUHS Authority Board.
Dr. Joel Silverman and Dr. Neil Sonenklar had published a powerful letter to the editor recently about depression in adolescents. It appeared in the September 14 RTD immediately after the SpeakUp 5K in memory of Cameron Gallagher
Dr. Bela Sood had a formidable OpEd in the August 1st RTD about what changes could be made in the juvenile justice system which would turn lives around from crime and violence. For a copy, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to Drs. Bela Sood and Robert Cohen on their work publishing a new book, The Virginia Tech Massacre: Strategies and Challenges for Improving Mental Health Policy on Campus and Beyond.
Congratulations to Dr. Kenneth Kendler for his recent election to the Board of Directors for the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Dr. Kendler was recently ranked in “A List of Highly Influential biomedical Researchers, 1996-2011” published by the European Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Richmond Magazine names Dr. Silverman, Levenson, Sood, and Sonenklar as top Psychiatrists and Dr. Moeller as a top doc in Addiction Medicine.
Dr. Kornstein speaks with NPR during Suicide Prevention Month.