Paper Of The Year Award

2021

Click here to view all entries for 2021.

Medical Student Member (MSM) (2 way tie)

Michael Johnathan Charles Bray, MS (JHU)

Racial Differences in Statewide Suicide Mortality Trends in Maryland During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic in JAMA Psychiatry 2021 Apr 1

Nicholas O. Daneshvari, MS (JHU)

Neuroimaging Correlates of Syndromal Anxiety Following Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review of the Literature in Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry 2021 Sep 14

 

Resident-Fellow Member (RFM) 

Stephanie S. Kulaga, M.D. (UMMC/SP)

Viral respiratory infections and psychosis: A review of the literature and the implications of COVID-19  in Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 2021 Aug

 

Early Career Psychiatrist (ECP)

Lindsay R. Standeven, M.D. (JHU)

Allopregnanolone and depression and anxiety symptoms across the peripartum: an exploratory study in Archives of Women’s Mental Health 2021 Oct 29

 

2020

Resident-Fellow Member (RFM)  – two winners this year:

Rachel L. Dillinger, M.D. (UMMC/Sheppard Pratt)

Addressing the Stigma Surrounding Serious Mental Illness in Adolescents: a Brief Intervention

Jason Theis, M.D., Ph.D. (JHU)

Firearm Suicide Among Veterans of the U.S. Military: A Systematic Review

 

Early Career Psychiatrist (ECP): Elizabeth J. Prince, D.O.

A longitudinal study of personality traits, anxiety, and depressive disorders in young adults

 

2019

Resident/Fellow:  Jooyoung Lee, M.D.

Search trends preceding increases in suicide: A cross-correlation study of monthly Google search volume and suicide rate using transfer function models

 

Early Career Psychiatrist (ECP)  – two winners this year:

Paul Nestadt, M.D.

Prevalence of long gun use in Maryland firearm suicides

T. Avi Gerstenblith, M.D.

Trichotillomania comorbidity in a sample enriched for familial obsessive-compulsive disorder

 

2018

Resident/Fellow:  Viviana Alvarez-Toro, M.D.

Revisiting the False Confession Problem

Early Career: Traci Speed, M.D., Ph.D.

An Innovative Perioperative Pain Program for Chronic Opioid Users

 

2017

Resident/Fellow:  Paul Nestadt, M.D.

Urban–Rural Differences in Suicide in the State of Maryland: The Role of Firearms

Early Career: Traci Speed, M.D., Ph.D.

Survey of Pain Therapies in Marfan Syndrome

 

2016

Resident/Fellow:  Traci Speed, M.D., Ph.D.

Characterization of Pain, Disability, and Psychological Burden in Marfan Syndrome.”

Early Career: Jennifer Coughlin, M.D.

In vivo markers of inflammatory response in recent-onset schizophrenia: a combined study using [11C]DPA-713 PET and analysis of CSF and plasma

 

2015

Resident/Fellow:  Asheena Keith, M.D.

Behavioral Interventions for Tobacco Use in HIV-infected Smokers: a Meta-analysis.”

 

2014

Resident/Fellow:  Avi Gerstenblith, M.D.

Lyme Disease: A Review of Its Epidemiology, Evaluation, and Treatment.”

Early Career: Margo Lauterbach, M.D.

Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury–Induced Dyskinesia With Tetrabenazine: A Case Report.”

 

2013

Resident/Fellow: Carol Vidal, M.D., M.P.H.

“Meta-Analysis of efficacy of mirtazapine as an adjunctive treatment of negative symptoms in schizophrenia.”

Early Career: Maju Koola, M.D.

“Relief of cannabis withdrawal symptoms and cannabis quitting strategies in people with schizophrenia.”

Open category: Rebecca Birnbaum, M.D.

“Functional neuroimaging and schizophrenia: a view towards effective connectivity modeling and polygenic risk.”.