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The UAB Department of Psychiatry participated in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Out of the Darkness Walk at Heardmont Park on November 3rd, 2013. The Alabama Chapter of AFSP hosted several walks throughout the state this year with over $160,000 raised and nearly 2,500 people participating. UAB Psychiatry had a great team with over 40 registered participants including faculty, staff, residents, and family members. The Department was ranked 6th out of 101 teams in fundraising efforts and registered participants. We want to thank all of those that participated in the walk and encourage everyone in the Alabama community to join us next year.
Marion Wallace, PhD, joined the faculty as an assistant professor in the division of child and adolescent psychiatry in October 2013. Dr. Wallace completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Dillard University in New Orleans, LA, and her master’s degree at the University of Southern Mississippi in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in child psychology. Her PhD was awarded from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2012. Wallace joins the Department as the clinical director for the Department of Mental Health (DMH) child and adolescent inpatient unit. This unit evaluates and treats youth with severe and chronic mental illnesses, in a unique partnership arrangement between UAB and the DMH of the State of Alabama.