For Immediate Release
James McGough, MD, Receives AACAP Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award for Research on Attention-Deficit Disorder
Washington, DC, September 24, 2019 –The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is proud to announce James McGough, MD, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, as the AACAP Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award for Research on Attention-Deficit Disorder recipient. Dr. McGough receives the award in recognition of his paper, "Double-Blind, Sham-Controlled, Pilot Study of Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (TNS) for ADHD," published in the April 2019 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP).
The AACAP Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award for Research on Attention-Deficit Disorder was established in 1994 through support of the Elaine Schlosser Lewis Fund. An award of $5,000 is given annually for the best paper written by a child and adolescent psychiatrist on attention-deficit disorder, published in JAACAP between July and June of the preceding year. 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. McGough presents his paper at AACAP’s 66th Annual Meeting on October 17, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois
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Reilly Polka, Communications Manager.
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healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through
advocacy, education, and research. Child and adolescent psychiatrists
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