For Immediate Release

Alexandra Bey, MD, PhD, Receives AACAP Pilot Research Award for General Psychiatry Residents

Washington, DC, November 13, 2020 –The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce Alexandra Bey, MD, PhD, Resident Physician at Duke University, as the recipient of AACAP's 2020 Pilot Research Award for General Psychiatry Residents, supported by Pharmaceutical Industry Supporters.

AACAP’s Pilot Research Award for General Psychiatry Residents, supported by Pharmaceutical Industry Supporters, provides up to $15,000 of funding for general psychiatry residents who have an interest in beginning a career in child and adolescent mental health research. This award helps reduce the current shortage of clinical researchers by getting young investigators engaged in mental health research programs.

Dr. Bey will be recognized at the Junior Research Scholar Lunch during AACAP's 68th Annual Meeting in Georgia, Atlanta, October 25-30, 2021.he American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce Jack Turban, MD, MHS, Resident Physician in Adult-Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital & McLean Hospital, as the recipient of AACAP's 2019 Pilot Research Award for General Psychiatry Residents, supported by Pharmaceutical Industry Supporters. 

For more information on this award, please contact Reilly Polka, Communications Manager.

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The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry promotes the 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 more information, please visit www.aacap.org