The William Walker Awards are granted to a small group of Johns Hopkins medical students who plan to engage in research over the summer between their first and second years. Judges select these students on the basis of: 1) quality of the study overall, 2) significance of the student role in the study, and 3) relevance of the study to psychiatry.
We are pleased to announce the 2012 William Walker Award winners from an outstanding group of applications:
Andrew Chang will be working with Dr. Irving Reti on a mouse model for repetitive self-injury in autism
Jeremy Tanner will be working with Dr. Peter Rabins on the psychological needs of Alzheimer caregivers
Wendy Chen will be working with Drs. Paul Rosenberg and Kostas Lyketsos on apathy in patients with dementia in developing countries
Wuroh Timbo will be working with Dr. Marco Grados on risk factors for the use of seclusion and restraint in child psychiatry
Kristopher Kast will be who is doing the history of medicine project on medical and pastoral care of melancholia in England, under the guidance of Dr. Gianna Pomata
Timour Al-Khindi - also doing a history of medicine project regarding Adolf Meyer's brain collection with Dr. Daniel Todes
Congratulations to all applicants and best wishes to the winners on your research!