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Recent Recognitions

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

Vanessa L. Lauzon, MD, Ph.D.Congratulations to Vanessa L. Lauzon, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor on being voted President-Elect of the San Diego Psychiatric Society! Dr. Lauzon is also featured as the May 2017 Department of Psychiatry Teacher's Spotlight.



The annual National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk/Run took place on April 29, 2017.



Alejandro Meruelo, M.D., Ph.D.Congratulations to Alejandro Meruelo, M.D., Ph.D., a third-year Research Track Resident, for receiving a Diversity Supplement award to an R01 (PI: Dr. Susan Tapert) sponsored by the National Institutes of Health! These supplement awards are intended to help increase the number of underrepresented scientists in biomedical and behavioral research under the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Kathleen Kim, MD Congratulations to Kathleen Kim, MD on being selected as the next Chief of Staff at the VA San Diego Healthcare System!

Savita Bhakta, MDCongratulations to Savita Bhakta, MD who was recently selected as the Clinical Foundations Co-director at the UCSD SOM!

Lauren Brookman-Frazee, PhD Congratulations to Lauren Brookman-Frazee, PhD on receiving the UCSD Faculty Integrity Award! This award recognizes outstanding contributions in support of UC San Diego's commitment to integrity.

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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.