Poster Competition Award

2020

First Place: Zachary A. Cordner M.D., Ph.D. (JHU)
Effects of fluoxetine and environmental enrichment on chronic defeat stress-related behaviors & gene expression in the amygdala

Finalist: Mark Kvarta, M.D., Ph.D. (UMMC/Sheppard Pratt)
Abnormal Anterior Cingulate Activation Revealed by a Novel Ankle Shock Stress Task in Schizophrenia and Association With Depression and Psychosis

Finalist: Jooyoung Lee, M.D., M.S. (UMMC/Sheppard Pratt)
Depression-related Internet Search Volume as a Correlate of Future Child and Adolescent Suicides: A Cross-correlational Study of Monthly Google Search Volume and Suicide Rate of Young Individuals in the United States

 

2019

First Place: Mark Kvarta, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine:  Accounting for Effects of Lifetime, Current, and Community Stressors on Depressive Symptoms in Genetics Studies of Depression

 
Finalist: Raina Aggarwal, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine:  Interdisciplinary Disagreements Resulting in Suboptimal Treatment of New Onset, Florid Psychosis

 
Finalist: Rachel Dillinger, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine: Addressing the stigma surrounding serious mental illness in youth: A brief intervention

 

2018

First Place: Katherine Skimming, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine: Evaluating Child and Adolescent Fellows’ Knowledge and Level of Comfort Conducting Youth Violence Assessments Before and After a Case Guided Didactic

Finalist: Idris Leppla, M.D., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins: Extended Requirement of Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor for Clozapine-Associated Neutropenia

Finalist: Shapir Rosenberg, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine: A Trainee-led Cancer Therapy Group: Benefiting Patients and Learners

 

2017

First Place:  Paul Nestadt, M.D., Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins:  Increasing Prevalence of Opioids in Maryland Suicides (2006-2017)

Finalist:  Raina Aggarwal, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine Expanded Clinic-Based Mental Health Services: Association with HIV Viral Suppression

Finalist:  Idris Leppla, M.D., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Hospital: Dignity Therapy:  A type of psychotherapy for dying patients