[#DIV28SUPER] Division 28 Award Winners!

Please join me in congratulating our 2016 Division 28 Award Winners!  We had many excellent candidates nominated in all three categories, and I would like to thank all the nominees and those who nominated them for their participation this year.  Division 28 has an outstanding roster of early career and senior scientists doing excellent work.

Now, for our winners.


MED Associates Brady-Schuster Award honors a mid-career or senior scientist (at least 15 years after doctoral degree) who conducts outstanding research underscoring the fundamental importance of behavioral science to psychopharmacology or substance abuse.

This year’s winner is Dorothy Hatsukami, Ph.D. Dr. Hatsukami is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota.  Minnesota takes it 2 years in a row! Go Golden Gophers!


Young Psychopharmacologist Award honors a young scientist conducting original, meritorious work in psychopharmacology and encourages excellence in research at the interface between the disciplines of pharmacology and psychology.

This year’s winner is James Mahoney, Ph.D.  Dr. Mahoney is Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, West Virginia University School of Medicine.


Outstanding Dissertation Award honors the best doctoral dissertation in psychopharmacology and substance abuse. 

This year’s winner is Elizabeth Holly, Ph.D.  Dr. Holly completed her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology in 2015 at Tufts University, and she is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.


Congratulations to all, and we look forward to your presentations in Washington!



Cathy Stanger

Division 28 Awards Chair



Catherine Stanger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Center for Technology and Behavioral Health

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Dartmouth College

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