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Recent Announcements & Recognitions

Congratulations to Mike Bloom on his retirement after 36 years of service to UCSD and the Department of Psychiatry!

Dr. Brent MausbachCongratulations to Brent Mausbach, PhD on receiving a UC Intercampus Consortium Seed Grant Proposal. Dr. Mausbach's award will be used to conduct a small pilot of leisure activities and blood pressure.

Sidney Zisook, M.D. Congratulations to Sidney Zisook, M.D. on being featured as the June 2017 Department of Psychiatry's Teacher Spotlight.


Change for County Contracted Outpatient Services at Hillcrest

Dr. Emily EdmondsCongratulations to Dr. Emily Edmonds on receiving a grant from the Alzheimer’s Association entitled “Longitudinal Cognitive and Biomarker Trajectories of MCI Subtypes.” Photo: Katie Croskrey, (executive director) and Josh Bohannan (public policy manager) from the Alzheimer’s Association San Diego presented Dr. Edmonds (center) with a check. Collaborators on the study are Drs. Mark Bondi, Lisa Delano-Wood, Carrie McDonald, and Kelsey Thomas.

Yash Joshi, MD Congratulations to Yash Joshi, MD on receiving the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology's Early Career Research Award!


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Funding Opportunities

John A. Majda, M.D. Memorial Fund

This fund awards up to $5,000 annually for up to 2 years for all UCSD Research Trainees with the intention of encouraging, supporting, and rewarding research in the areas of depression and suicide risk factors, with special consideration of physician depression and suicide.