2011 Research Day Winners

2011 Research Day Winners

The Department of Psychiatry held its 11th Annual Research Day on June 2, 2011. This year?s event attracted over 250 attendees and featured 98 poster presentations from faculty, trainees, residents, and staff.  The day also included oral research presentations by four Department of Psychiatry faculty and a special keynote address by Boris Birmaher, MD, Endowed Chair in Early Onset Bipolar Disease and Professor of Psychiatry.

The following individuals received special recognition for their research efforts:

2011 Emerging Mentorship Award

Etienne Sibille, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical
and Translational Science

2011 Best Poster Awards by Category
Post-Doctoral Fellows and Doctoral Level Staff


Winner - Leonardo D?Aiuto, PhD

Runner-Up - Layla Banihashemi, PhD
Runner-Up - Salvatore Insana, PhD
Runner-Up - Jill Glausier, PhD

Medical Trainees

Winner - Peter Kang, BA
Runner-Up - Sheryl Fleisch, MD

Science Trainees


Winner - Rebecca Price, MS
Runner-Up - Aimee Midei, MS
Runner-Up - Sarah Ordaz, MS


Winner - Benjamin Meyers, BA
Runner-Up - Michelle Cain, BSN

Click here to view a slide show of 2011 Research Day activities.