Dr. James Meador-Woodruff Elected to Serve as Member of the ACNP Council

james meador woodruff webThe American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) has elected James H. Meador-Woodruff, MD, Heman E. Drummond Professor and Chair of the UAB Department of Psychiatry to a three year term as a member of its Council starting in December 2014 . The ACNP was founded in 1961 and is the nation's premier professional society in brain, behavior, and psychopharmacology research.  The ACNP promotes communication among a broad range of scientific disciplines of brain and behavior in order to increase our understanding of the causes of disorders of the nervous system.  Dr. Meador-Woodruff was elected to membership in the ACNP in 1995 and was promoted to fellow in 2002.  He served as the Editor in Chief of the ACNP journal Neuropsychopharmacology from 2007-2012.

Department Announces Chief Residents

Brackett StephenHawkins AaronThe Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Stephen Brackett (pictured left) and Dr. Aaron Hawkins (pictured right) have been appointed Chief Residents for the 2014 – 2015 academic year. Dr. Hawkins is from Birmingham, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and he received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine.Dr. Brackett is from Gadsden, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Jacksonville State University and he received his medical degree from The University of Alabama School of Medicine. Please join us in congratulating Drs. Brackett and Hawkins as they take on their new responsibilities with their academic training.