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Troen Award

Brant Hasler, PhD Recognized for Outstanding Mentorship
with Philip Troen, MD Excellence in Medical Student Research Mentoring Award

Dr. Brant Hasler, a researcher in the Department of Psychiatry’s Sleep Medicine Program, has been presented with the Philip Troen, MD, Excellence in Medical Student Research Mentoring Award. This award is presented to a Scholarly Research Project mentor of a graduating University of Pittsburgh medical student in recognition of their outstanding mentoring over the course of the project. 

Dr. Arthur S. Levine, the Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences and the John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the Pitt School of Medicine, presented the award to Dr. Hasler at a special ceremony at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine's 2017 Scholar's Day. 

Dr. Hasler is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Clinical and Translational Science, and an active investigator at the University of Pittsburgh Sleep Medicine Institute.  His research focuses on the role of sleep and circadian rhythms in regulating affect and motivation, particularly as relevant to affective disorders and substance abuse. In addition to his research activities, Dr. Hasler serves as the Co-Director of our accredited Behavioral Sleep Medicine training fellowship and is clinically active.