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Department of Psychiatry Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Endowed Chair

April 18, 2019

Department of Psychiatry Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Endowed Chair Former department chair Igor Grant, and his wife, JoAnn, donated funds for the chair When a young Igor Grant, M.D., and his wife, JoAnn, a nurse, first moved to La Jolla in 1972, the Department of Psychiatry at the University…

Faculty Awards and Honors May 2012

May 1, 2012

…and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences Award - NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Roberto Malinow Professor of Neurosciences and Biology Award - Elected to National Academy of Sciences Neal Swerdlow Professor of Psychiatry Award - 2012 APA Award for Research Ruth Williams…

Spotlight on Faculty Research: Autism

April 17, 2012

…in the Department of Psychiatry. The focus of her research is exploring the structure and function of the brain in individuals across the lifespan. She is particularly interested in the effects of neuropsychiatric disorders and age, and on relating cognitive performance to brain measures. More… Fred Gage Fred Gage is…

Zafiris J. Daskalakis, MD, PhD, Named Chair of the Department of Psychiatry

July 30, 2020

Zafiris J. “Jeff” Daskalakis, MD, PhD, has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry at University of California San Diego School of Medicine.

Lewis Judd to Step Down After 36 Years as Chair of Department of Psychiatry

June 13, 2013

…Chair of Department of Psychiatry In a career that has spanned almost half a century, most of it at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Lewis Judd has watched–and to a remarkable degree, helped shape–the evolution of psychiatry from its decidedly charismatic but often controversial past…

UnitedHealth Group Awards $4M to UC San Diego to Expand State’s Mental Health Workforce

October 29, 2020

Psychiatrist video calls with patient Photo by Julia M. Cameron. UnitedHealth Group Awards $4M to UC San Diego to Expand State’s Mental Health Workforce “When an adolescent walks into an office and sees a psychiatrist whom they identify with and who may understand their background and community, this experience can…

The Ilk of Human Kindness

April 17, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that older women, plucky individuals and those who have suffered a recent major loss are more likely to be compassionate toward strangers than other older adults.

Minding Time

April 18, 2019

Minding Time: Department of Psychiatry Marks 50 Years Department of Psychiatry Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Endowed Chair When a young Igor Grant, M.D., and his wife, JoAnn, a nurse, first moved to La Jolla in 1972, the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego was newly…

UC San Diego Funded by NIMH to Study Successful Aging in Adults with HIV

February 4, 2013

The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded a $3.4 million grant to a team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine to study successful aging in HIV-infected adults. HIV is a serious, chronic, medical disease that affects the lives of more than one million…

Two UC San Diego Scientists Honored for Schizophrenia Research

October 7, 2014

Two professors of psychiatry at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have been honored by the New York City-based Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for their work studying the genetics, dysfunction and treatment of schizophrenia, a chronic and severe brain disorder affecting roughly 1 percent of the general…

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