For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Grant, Communications Director
202.966.7300, Ext. 119
Reilly Polka, Communications Manager
202.966.7300, Ext. 154
AACAP Marilyn B. Benoit, MD, Child Maltreatment Mentorship Award Presented to Joshua Russell, MD
Washington, DC, June 7, 2021 - The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce Joshua Russell, MD, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, as the recipient of AACAP’s 2021 Marilyn B. Benoit, MD, Child Maltreatment Mentorship Award.
This award was made possible by a generous donation from Ms. Lisa Yang in honor of AACAP Past President Marilyn B. Benoit, MD, to bring attention to issues surrounding child maltreatment. This opportunity provides a mentorship experience to those interested in the fields of child welfare, foster care, and/or child maltreatment prevention/intervention as well as create a community of knowledgeable leaders in these fields.
For more information on this award, please contact Reilly Polka, Communications Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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