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National Institute on Drug Abuse

Director's Report to the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse

February, 2000


Grantee Honors


Dr. Harriet de Wit, University of Chicago, was named by the Division of Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse (28) of the American Psychological Association (APA) as the 1999 recipient of the Solvay Award. This award, sponsored by Solvay Pharmaceuticals, recognizes outstanding basic psychopharmacological research on affective disorders by senior investigators. The award was presented at the 1999 APA meeting in Boston, and consisted of a cash award of $2,500, an original sculpture, and an invitation to address the APA meeting as well as an invitation to address the annual meeting of the Behavioral Pharmacology Society and to contribute a review paper to Psychopharmacology.

Dr. Bonnie Gance-Cleveland of the University of Colorado received the Excellence in Advanced Practice Award from the Society of Pediatric Nurses for her research on school-based health centers for adolescents with addicted parents.


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