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Summer Institute in Psychiatry for Medical Student
Would Pump Millions into Mental Health Care
speaks with NPR during
Suicide Prevention Month
was invited to serve on the editorial board for Annals of Psychiatry and Mental Health.
writes about the need to
improve access to mental health services and erasing sigma in the New York Times
YWCA Women of the Year
from the Richmond Times Dispatch
Today’s Discovery: An Innovative Treatment for Depression
on CBS Channel 6
is featured in the Richmond Times Dispatch
highlighting the benefits of magnetic therapy for major depression
James Levenson, M.D.
Richmond Magazine’s Top Doc in Psychiatry
for the 5th straight year in a row.
adopted children and substance abuse
was featured on CNN health.
was honored as one of three recipients of the
2012 Virginia's Outstanding Scientists award
was awarded the
2011 Jean Delay Prize
from the World Psychiatric Association
and Kenneth Kendler
were featured in
NARSAD Researchers in the News for their work on New Gene Candidate for Schizophrenia.
Former First Lady,
Jeannie P. Balilies
, writes an
Op-Ed featuring the Virginia Treatment Center for Children
and the need for more state funding to help children and families suffering from mental illness.
VIBPG and Danielle Dick
featured on WRIC
regarding the "Nature vs. Nurture Debate"
John M. Hettema
talks with ScienceWatch.com and answers a few questions about this month's Fast Moving Fronts paper in the field of Psychiatry/Psychology.
The VCU Medical Center Department of Psychiatry
conducted a panel discussion before a studio audience at the Community Idea Stations on July 13th as a follow-up to “Voices of Hope and Recovery,” a local Public TV documentary and was then broadcast on July18th as a WCVE Forum program. This special community conversation featured a panel of regional experts who answered previously submitted questions. "A Conversation About Children's Mental Health"
was recognized for her research at the Department of Psychiatry's Human-Animal Interaction Center by the NIH
A blogger takes a look at
study on depression and loss. Peter Kramer sees the direct link to today's economic crisis and groundbreaking findings at the Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics.
President Eugene P. Trani and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Stephen D. Gottfredson recognized
Mary Ellen Olbrisch, PhD
for her outstanding accomplishments in the areas of teaching, scholarship, service and overall excellence and honored her with the Distinguished Faculty Award. Throughout her career and specifically in her 24 years at the Department of Psychiatry, at VCUHS, Olbrisch has maintained a tradition of service that has carried over to her roles as a clinical health psychology educator and practitioner. Dr. Olbrisch specializes in obesity and weight loss surgery, living organ donors, and post traumatic stress disorders.
Susan G. Kornstein, MD
has been chosen by Jewish Women International as a "Women to Watch" honoree for her work as a pioneer in women’s health. Kornstein, a professor of psychiatry and obstetrics/gynecology in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, is one of 10 women nationwide to receive the JWI’s national leadership award this year.