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2013 Department of Psychiatry Awards Announcement


Published: 7Aug2013

The McGill Department of Psychiatry is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Department of Psychiatry Awards. Four awards of $10,000 will be granted this year. The first three awards are granted for proposals pertaining to research related to disorders that affect young people. The fourth is a new award, introduced this year to support fellows at McGill:

Congratulations to the recipients!

Psychiatry Residents Research Award: Vincent Laliberté, MD, MSc

The Role of Neuroscience in Understanding the Development of Mental Disorders in Children and Adolescents:
The Perspective of Neuroscientists, Psychiatrists and Patients

Psychiatry Graduate Students Research Award: Gerald Jordan, MSc

Not All Bad: A Neurodiversity Perspective on Service-User Experiences from a First Episode Psychosis

Early Career Psychiatrists Research Award: Robert Simon Biskin, MD, MSc

The Experience of Emptiness in Borderline Personality Disorder"

Psychiatry Fellowship Award: Jai Shah, MD, MSc, DABPN

" ‘Stress Reactivity’: A Dynamic Biopsychosocial Marker of Psychosis Risk?”

The competition was excellent, and selecting a single research project was extremely difficult. We wish to convey our congratulations to all of the worthy applicants for the high quality of their research and we encourage all members of our department to apply in the future.

Warm regards,
Mimi Israel, MD Chair,
Department of Psychiatry