Diversity Committee Honors & Awards

Honors

2014 UCSD Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action and Diversity Group Award for outstanding support for the UCSD Principles of Community.
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Award recipients

Champion of Diversity Award

The Champion of Diversity Award is given annually to a Department of Psychiatry faculty member or trainee who has significantly contributed to diversity at UCSD or in the community via research, clinical activities, teaching, or community involvement.

2016 Winners

Maria Marquine PhD
  • Nicholas Grant was presented with The Trainee Champion of Diversity Award for 2016 by the UCSD Department of Psychiatry.
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Nicholas Grant

2015 Winners

Arpi Minassian PhD
  • Jessica McCurley was presented with The Trainee Champion of Diversity Award for 2015 by the UCSD Department of Psychiatry.
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Jessica McCurley

2014 Winners

Monica Ulibarri PhD
  • Trainee Luz Garcini was presented with The Champion of Diversity Award for 2014 by the UCSD Department of Psychiatry.
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Luz Garcini

2013 Winner

  • Veronica Cardenas PhD was presented with The Champion of Diversity Award for 2013 by the UCSD Department of Psychiatry.
Veronica Cardenas PhD

2012 Winner

  • Carmen Pulido PhD was presented with The Champion of Diversity Award for 2012 by the UCSD Department of Psychiatry.
Carmen Pulido PhD

Recognitions

  • Luz Garcini, Ph.D. who graduated from the Joint Doctoral Program in June 2016, has received the 2016 APA/APAGS Award for Distinguished Graduate Student in Professional Psychology. This award is given to graduate students who demonstrate exemplary performance in working with an underserved population. Dr. Garcini has been recognized for her research on vulnerable populations; her work has increased the understanding of mental health issues of recently immigrated individuals in the Southern California border area. Dr. Garcini’s biography and selected bibliography were published in the November 2016 issue of the American Psychologist:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27977274
Luz Garcini, Ph.D.