Recently, NAMI Alabama gave Dr. Jacqueline Feldman “The Rogene Parris Family Member of the Year Award” in recognition of service to people with mental illness in Alabama. Dr. Feldman sits on the Board of Directors for NAMI Alabama, she is also the Director for the Division of Public Psychiatry in the UAB Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, and the Patrick H. Linton Professor. This deserving award is a reflection of the hard work and dedication she has to the public psychiatry community in the state of Alabama. Her leadership in this area of psychiatry is a great example to her peers and families that work closely with patients afflicted with a psychiatric illness. The UAB Department of Psychiatry is proud of Dr. Feldman for the work she does to help so many people throughout Alabama. Join us in congratulating her on this well deserved award.