For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Grant, Communications Director
202.966.7300, Ext. 119
Anna Eisenberg, Communications Coordinator
202.966.7300, Ext. 154
Washington, D.C., October 11, 2010 - The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce Annise K. Jackson as the recipient of AACAP's 2010 Jeanne Spurlock Minority Medical Student Clinical Fellowship Award supported by the Center for Mental Health Services.
Ms. Jacskon attends the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Washington, D.C.
The AACAP Jeanne Spurlock Minority Medical Student Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, supported for the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) provides exposure to the state-of-the-art treatment and consultation services of child and adolescent mental disorders. The fellowship is administered through the AACAP Department of Research, Training, and Education and the AACAP Diversity and Culture Committee, under the direction of Andres Pumariega, M.D.
The fellowship is named in honor of Jeanne Spurlock, M.D., in recognition of her lifetime of opening doors for colleagues from diverse backgrounds and fostering career advances. The summer fellowship of up to $3,500 encourages outstanding minority students to pursue careers in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Ms. Jackson presents her new research at AACAP's 57th Annual Meeting, October 30, 2010 in New York, NY.
For more information on this award, please contact Anna Eisenberg, Communications Coordinator, at 202.966.7300, ext. 154 or email@example.com.
Representing over 8,000 child and adolescent psychiatrists nationwide, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is the leading authority on children's mental health.
AACAP Members actively research, diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders affecting children, adolescents and their families. For more information please visit www.aacap.org.