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 Garrett Sparks, M.D., M.S., as the recipient of AACAP's 2011 Beatrix A. Hamburg Award for the Best New Research Poster by a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident. This award recognizes Dr. Sparks for his poster, "Temper Outbursts in Youth at Risk for Bipolar Disorder."
AACAP's Beatrix A. Hamburg Award for the Best New Research Poster is named after Beatrix A. Hamburg, M.D., and was established in 1996 through a grant from the Greenwall Foundation in honor of Beatrix A. Hamburg, M.D., a trustee of the foundation. Dr. Hamburg was the President of the Williams T. Grant Foundation and is a Fellow of AACAP.
Dr. Sparks presents, "Temper Outbursts in Youth at Risk for Bipolar Disorder," during AACAP's 58th Annual Meeting, October 22, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
For more information on this award, please contact Caitlyn Camacho, 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.