Research Day 2020

Department of Psychiatry Research Day 2020

The 30th Annual Research Day was held October 30 over Zoom. Dr. Kathleen Brady, president of the International Society of Addiction Medicine Executive Committee and vice president for research at the Medical University of South Carolina, opened the event with the keynote talk, The relationship between stress and substance use disorders: A complex conundrum. This was followed by eight faculty, staff, and student oral presentations and 28 poster presentations in the afternoon.

Research Day prizes were awarded to:

Graduate student – Kitti Bessenyei

Undergraduate student – (tie) Katherine Simon & Emilie Pelletier (joint presentation) and Fiona King

Psychiatry Staff – Alex Pizzo

Post Doctorate Fellow – Sean McWhinney

Resident – Dr. Abraham Nunes