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 Peter S. Jensen, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology, Mayo Clinic, and President, The REACH Institute, as the recipient of AACAP's 2010 Irving Philips Award for Prevention.
AACAP's Irving Philips Award for Prevention was established in 1993 in honor of Irving Philips, M.D. Dr. Philips served as AACAP President from 1985-1987 and was renowned for his work in the field of prevention. This award recognizes a child and adolescent psychiatrist and AACAP member who has made significant contributions in a lifetime career or single seminal work to the prevention of mental illness in children and adolescents.
Dr. Jensen presents, "Using Basic Science to Integrate Child Mental Health Services Into Primary Care," at 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 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.