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17th Annual Research Day

Department of Psychiatry Celebrates Scientific Discovery and 
Contributions of Faculty and Staff at 17th Annual Research Day

The Department of Psychiatry welcomed over 400 attendees to the 17th Annual Department of Psychiatry Research Day at the University Club on the Oakland campus. The event celebrates the diverse research activities of our faculty, trainees, students and staff.  

The morning session featured 107 poster presentations representing a wide range of research interests.  Faculty experts led 10 lunchtime Roundtable Discussions on a wide variety of research and career development topics.  

This year’s keynote address was given by Dr. Brooke Molina, Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Pediatrics. Dr. Molina is an internationally recognized scientist whose research encompasses the etiology, course, and treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and substance use disorders. 

During the afternoon Speed Dat(a)ing session, key findings were presented by ten talented Department of Psychiatry faculty investigators.  

Department of Psychiatry Chairman Dr. David Lewis presented awards honoring faculty members for their outstanding teaching and mentorship, and recognizing faculty and staff for their service to the research community.  Dr. Lewis also presented Best Poster prizes to 12 poster presenters in recognition for their outstanding work and expert dissemination of their findings.