For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Grant, Communications Director
202.966.7300, Ext. 119
Caitlyn Camacho, Communications Coordinator
202.966.7300, Ext. 154
Washington, D.C., September 29, 2011 - The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce Bonnie Zima, M.D., M.P.H., Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, as the AACAP Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award for Research on Attention-Deficit Disorder recipient for her paper, "Quality of Care for Childhood Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in a Managed Care Medicaid Program," published in the December 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
The AACAP Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award for Research on Attention-Deficit Disorder was established through support of the Elaine Schlosser Lewis Fund in 1994. The award of $5,000 is given annually for the best paper published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry on attention-deficit disorder, written by a child and adolescent psychiatrist, and published between July 2010 and June 2011. This award is named in memory of Dr. Owen Lewis's late mother, Elaine Schlosser Lewis, who was a teacher and advocate on behalf of children.
Dr. Zima presents "Quality of Care for Childhood ADHD in a Managed Care Medicaid Program," during AACAP's 58th Annual Meeting, October 20, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
For more information on this award, please contact Caitlyn Camacho, Communications Coordinator, at 202.966.7300, ext. 154 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.