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2023 Achievements highlighted during Annual Celebration

Congratulations to the individuals honored for their dedication and service

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences recently held its Annual Celebration to reflect on the outstanding work completed in 2023. The agenda included an overview of the year, service year recognition (5, 10, 15…) and special awards.

Please join us in extending congratulations to the following honorees.

Diversity Award Psychiatry and Psychology

The award recognizes a faculty member who promotes diversity and inclusion.

  • Recipient for Psychology: Elizabeth Muenks, Ph.D., assistant professor 
  • Recipient for Psychiatry: Roopa Sethi, M.D., associate professor

Psychiatry Staff Service Award

This award recognizes an individual(s) who demonstrates professional excellence in the individual’s career in the areas of service, sharing and collegiality. Eligible candidates include staff counselors, masters level providers, nonfaculty research staff, support staff and nursing.

  • Strawberry Hill Recipient: Ayala Buzzard-Jaimez, administrative assistant
  • Marillac Recipient: Tammy Bosshard, residency/fellowship coordinator
  • Main Campus Recipient: Callie Grantham, clinic practice manager

Collegiality Award

This award recognizes one physician and one psychologist/doctoral researcher faculty who demonstrates collegiality as described as “the cooperative relationship of colleagues and sharing of authority.” Eligible candidates include faculty at any level of their career and in any track.

  • Recipient for Psychology: Ashley Rhodes, Ph.D., assistant professor 
  • Recipient for Psychiatry: Philip Leese, M.D., research assistant professor

Service Achievement Award

This award recognizes and promotes the accomplishments of faculty who demonstrate professional excellence in their careers as shown by research, teaching or clinical service and/or clinical contributions that are above and beyond. Eligible candidates include faculty at any level of their career and in any track. 

  • Recipient: Jan Campbell, M.D., clinical professor

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