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Faculty and Staff Honors and Achievements

2018

Assistant Professor Jennifer Coughlin, M.D. is one of the 2018 Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award recipients, an honor for early career faculty 

Assistant Professor Traci Speed, M.D., Ph.D., received the Mimi Butterfield Award for Early Career Psychiatrist from the Association of Women Psychiatrists at this week’s APA Conference in New York.

Part time assistant professor Shauna Reinblatt, M.D. recently became a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Pat Triplett, M.D., Associate Professor and JHH Psychiatry Clinical Director, has been elected to the position of President of the Maryland Psychiatric Society.

Kay Jamison’s latest book, Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character, was just announced as a finalist for 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Biography

Broadway Center nurse practitioner, Dr. Nancy Goldstein, has won the 4th Annual Miller-Couson Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Clinical Excellence Award. She will be recognized at the Excellence in Patient Care Symposium on April 30, 2018. 

Tracy Speed, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor, has been awarded the Maryland Psychiatric Society’s 2018 Early Career Psychiatrist Paper-of-the- Year Award for her paper in the Journal of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Treatment entitled Survey of Pain Therapies in Marfan Syndrome.

Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D., the Dalio Professor in Mood Disorders has been named one of the 2018 Literature Award winners by The American Academy of Arts and Letters to honor exceptional accomplishment in literature.

Elise Weerts, Ph.D. has become President-Elect of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, the oldest and largest organization in America devoted to advancing a scientific approach to substance use and addictive disorders. 

2017

Michelle Horner, Ph.D., assistant professor, is one of ten award recipients of the first year of the Epic Faculty Scholars Program sponsored by the Office of Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The awardees are faculty members who are predominantly clinicians and who proposed research projects based on electronic medical record sources of data. Each principal investigator leads a team of at least two other faculty collaborators in their submission. The program will provide data acquisition, storage and analysis services as well as statistical and manuscript support to the grantees.

Shauna P. Reinblatt, M.D.has recently become a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP).

The Harriet Lane Clinic Integrated Mental Health Team, led by Barry Solomon, M.D., M.P.H, was recognized for excellence in clinical collaboration and teamwork by the Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians at their 3rd Annual Meeting: Celebration of Clinical Excellence on November 7th. This award was presented to the team, which includes its founder Emily Frosch, M.D. for engaging colleagues in shared decision-making as well as fostering cooperation and open communication.

Rheanna Platt M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has selected for the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) PCORI Hispanic Patient-Centered Health Research Mentorship Program. This unique mentorship and training program provides individualized mentoring by Hispanic senior faculty researchers, networking with PCOR experts and other researchers in Hispanic health equity and skills building for career development.

Geetha Jayaram, M.B.B.S., M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences has won the 2018 Administrative Psychiatry Award by the American Psychiatric Association to be presented at next year’s meeting.

Jay Salpekar, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and director of Neuropsychiatry in Epilepsy Program at the Kennedy Krieger Institute has been named a Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society

James Harris, M.D., professor of child and adolescent psychiatry in Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences has been awarded the 2017 ‘Catcher in the Rye’ Humanitarian Award from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Read Johns Hopkins Medicine press release.

Karen Swartz, M.D. has been named the Myra S. Meyer Professor in Mood Disorders.

Russell Margolis, M.D., Professor and Clinical Director of the Schizophrenia Center, has been awarded (with former DPBS faculty Godfrey Pearlson) a Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation (SPIRIT) Consortium Award for a project entitled ‘Classifying the Biology Behind Psychotic Disorders to Better Diagnose Patients’.

Anne Leonpacher, M.D. (PGY4) has been awarded the 2017 Fellowship Award by the Association of Academic Psychiatry and will accept the award at their annual meeting in Denver in early September.

Jason Brandt, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Neurology, and Mental Health, and Director of the Division of Medical Psychology, has been named by the U.S. District Court (Eastern District of PA) an Appeals Advisory Panel Consultant to the NFL Concussion Settlement Program. In this role, he will advise the Court on neuropsychological matters as they affect claims under the $1B settlement agreement.

Constantine (Kostas) Lyketsos, M.D., M.P.H. has been awarded the 2018 Geriatric Research Award by the American College of Psychiatrists.

Karen Swartz, M.D., associate professor, has been elected to the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Distinguished Teaching Society, an initiative recently launched by the medical students.

Broadway Center for Addiction nurse, Joseph McCray, R.N., has been named an Excellence in Nursing winner by Baltimore Magazine and will be featured in the May 2017 issue.

Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D., Dalio Professor in Mood Disorders, has been elected to become a Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy.

Michelle Horner, D.O., Assistant Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, has been named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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