For Immediate Release
Afifa Adiba, MD, and Nida Khawaja, MD, Receive AACAP Beatrix A. Hamburg Award
Washington, DC, September 24, 2019 – The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce Afifa Adiba, MD, and Nida Khawaja, MD, as the recipients of AACAP's 2019 Beatrix A. Hamburg Award for the Best New Research Poster by a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident. This award recognizes Drs. Adiba and Khawaja for their poster “Effects of Electronic Bullying on Adolescent Mental Health and Suicide: The 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) “
AACAP's Beatrix A. Hamburg Award for the Best New Research Poster 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. The award recipient receives a $1,000 honorarium.
Drs. Adiba and Khawaja present their research poster at AACAP's 66th Annual Meeting on October 18, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois
For more information on this award, please contact
Reilly Polka, Communications Manager.
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healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through
advocacy, education, and research. Child and adolescent psychiatrists
are the leading physician authority on children’s mental health. For
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