Staff Honors and Awards
Dr. Wilson M. Compton, Director, DESPR, received the Paul Hoch Award from the American Psychopathological Association and presented on "Criminal Justice Settings: Intersecting Risks of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and High Risk Behaviors, New York, New York, March 4, 2010.
Dr. Bin Wang from the Behavioral Neuroscience Section and Dr. Toni Shippenberg from the Integrative Neuroscience Section, IRP won the NIDA Fellow Award from the Women Scientist Advisor Achievement Award.
Dr. Toni Shippenberg, Chief, Integrative Neuroscience Section, IRP, received a Fulbright Senior Specialist Award to aid researchers at the University of Wellington, New Zealand in developing a center of excellence in addiction research.
Bukeeia Goodson joined the Office of Science Policy and Communications in April 2010. Ms. Goodson will be serving as the new Program Assistant in the Public Information and Liaison Branch. Ms. Goodson joins us from NIH/OD where she served as an Extramural Support Assistant working with scientific review groups for grants dealing a wide variety of biomedical and behavioral diseases and disorders.