For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Grant, Communications Director
202.966.7300, Ext. 119
Caitlyn Camacho, Communications & Marketing Coordinator
202.966.7300, Ext. 154
Washington, D.C., September 19, 2012 - The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce Stacy S. Drury, M.D., Ph.D., as the recipient of AACAP's 2012 Robinson Cunningham Award for the Best Paper by a Resident. This award recognizes Dr. Drury for her paper, "Telomere Length and Early Severe Social Deprivation: Linking Early Adversity and Cellular Aging," published in Molecular Psychiatry in 2011.
AACAP's Robinson Cunningham Award for the Best Paper by a Resident is named after J. Franklin Robinson, M.D. and James M. Cunningham, M.D., two former AACAP Presidents who dedicated their lives to improving and expanding psychiatric services for children. This award recognizes an outstanding paper on some aspect of child and adolescent psychiatry started during residency and completed within three years of graduation.
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 8,500 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.