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Resident Awards & Publications

  • Lauren D'Andrea

    Lauren D'Andrea

    2023 JoAnn and Igor Grant Endowed Prize for Professional Excellence
  • Eric Geier

    Eric Geier

    2023 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Mari Miyoshi

    Mari Miyoshi

    2023 JoAnn and Igor Grant Endowed Prize for Professional Excellence
  • Kush Bhatt

    Kush Bhatt

    2023 JoAnn and Igor Grant Endowed Prize for Professional Excellence
  • Jack Hunt

    Jack Hunt

    2023 American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) Scholar Award
  • Monica Feliz Castillo, M.D.

    Monica Feliz Castillo, M.D.

    2023 American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium for Junior Psychiatrist Investigators

    2023 American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Educational Outreach Program for General Psychiatry Residents

    2022 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award

    2020-2021 American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Travel Award

  • Noe Caballero

    Noe Caballero

    2023 JoAnn and Igor Grant Endowed Prize for Professional Excellence
  • Sahana Malik, M.D.

    Sahana Malik, M.D.

    American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2023 meeting – 1st place in the Medical Student/Resident Poster Competition under the category of Curriculum Development

    Published an article titled, "Let's talk about race" July 2021

  • Katherine Kruckenberg, M.D.

    Katherine Kruckenberg, M.D.

    Published an article titled, "Transplant-related trauma, personal growth and alcohol use outcomes in a cohort of patients receiving transplants for alcohol-associated liver disease" September 2021

  • Niraj Asthana, M.D.

    Niraj Asthana, M.D.

    "COVID-19 Associated Suicidal Ideation in Older Adults: Two Case Reports With a Review of the Literature" June 2021

  • Christine Pulido

    Christine Pulido

    2023 Lewis L Judd Award
  • Allison Cabrera

    Allison Cabrera

    American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2023 meeting – 1st place in the Medical Student/Resident Poster Competition under the category of Curriculum Development
  • Anaheed Shirazi

    Anaheed Shirazi

    American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2023 meeting – 1st place in the Medical Student/Resident Poster Competition under the category of Curriculum Development
  • Lu Wu

    Lu Wu

    2023 Lewis L Judd Award

    2023 JoAnn and Igor Grant Endowed Prize for Professional Excellence

    2023 George Ginsberg Fellowship

  • Natalie Fettinger, M.D.

    Natalie Fettinger, M.D.

    2020-2019 UCSD SOM Humanism in Medicine Resident Award

  • David Adamowicz, M.D.

    David Adamowicz, M.D.

    2023 Lewis L Judd Research Award

    2020-2021 American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) Scholar Award

    2021 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award

    Adamowicz DH, Lee EE. Predicting and improving hospital outcomes for older adults. Int Psychogeriatr. 2021 Mar;33(3):205-207. PMID: 33781361

  • Tom Dixion

    Tom Dixion

    2023 Lewis L Judd Award
  • Hewa Artin, M.D.

    Hewa Artin, M.D.

    "How do serotonergic psychedelics treat depression: The potential role of neuroplasticity" June 2021

  • Alison Cesarz, M.D.

    Alison Cesarz, M.D.

    Pierce, K., Shapiro, G., Song, S., Fortuna, L., Postlethwaite, A., Cesarz, A., Feder, J. Youth at the border: Do NO MORE Harm. Accepted for presentation as a clinical perspective at the annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Meeting in San Francisco, October 2020.

    Cesarz, A., Postlethwaite, A., Wu, M., Ranjan Dube, A., Sturner, R. "El No Es Mi Padre": A Discussion of the Practical and Ethical Dilemmas in the Case of a Psychotic Immigrant Teen. Accepted for presentation as a clinical case conference at annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry meeting in San Francisco, October 2020.

  • Abigail Clark, M.D.

    Abigail Clark, M.D.

    2019-2020 American College of Psychiatrists Laughlin Fellow

    2018-2019 UCSD SOM Humanism in Medicine Resident Award

    Published an article titled, "Bereavement and Depression" August 2021

  • Eric Debbold, M.D.

    Eric Debbold, M.D.

    Published a commentary in the San Diego Tribune, "The opioid crisis in the United States is well-known, but many in San Diego are unaware of the realities" June 2021

  • Monica Federoff, M.D.

    Monica Federoff, M.D.

    2020 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award

  • Eamonn Mehaffey, M.D.

    Eamonn Mehaffey, M.D.

    Published an article titled, "COVID-19 Associated Suicidal Ideation in Older Adults: Two Case Reports With a Review of the Literature" June 2021

  • Tarina Quraishi, M.D.

    Tarina Quraishi, M.D.

    2020-2021 UCSD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inclusive Excellence Scholar

  • Rebecca Sturner, M.D.

    Rebecca Sturner, M.D.

    Cesarz, A., Postlethwaite, A., Wu, M., Ranjan Dube, A., Sturner, R. "El No Es Mi Padre": A Discussion of the Practical and Ethical Dilemmas in the Case of a Psychotic Immigrant Teen. Accepted for presentation as a clinical case conference at annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry meeting in San Francisco, October 2020.

  • Sara Timtim, M.D.

    Sara Timtim, M.D.

    2020-2021 APA Research Colloquium for Junior Psychiatrists

  • Kevin Luo, M.D.

    Kevin Luo, M.D.

    2018-2019 JoAnn and Igor Grant Prize for Professional Excellence

  • Andrew Allen, M.D.

    Andrew Allen, M.D.

    2018-2019 JoAnn and Igor Grant Prize for Professional Excellence

    2018-2019 UCSD SOM Humanism in Medicine Resident Award

  • Eric Rafla-Yuan, M.D.

    Eric Rafla-Yuan, M.D.

    2018-2019 APA/APAF SAMHSA funded Minority Fellowship Program

    2016 Best Trainee Poster Award at the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM) Annual Meeting

  • Juan Molina, M.D.

    Juan Molina, M.D.

    2019 Travel Awardee for the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

    2019 Selected, Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, Council on Research

    2019 American Psychiatric Association Foundation/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship ($25,000)

    2018 NIH Loan Repayment Program Awardee

    Molina JL, Voytek B, Thomas ML, Joshi YB, Bhakta SG, Talledo J, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Memantine effects on EEG measures of cortical excitatory/inhibitory balance in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience Neuroimaging (in press) 2020.

    Light GA, Joshi YB, Molina, JL, Bhakta SG, Nungaray J, Cardoso L, Kotz, JE, Thomas, ML, Swerdlow NR. Neurophysiological biomarkers for schizophrenia therapeutics. Biomarkers in Neuropsychiatry (in press) 2020.

    Hochberger WC, Thomas ML, Joshi YB, Molina J, Treichler EB, Nungaray J, Cardoso L, Sprock J, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Oscillatory biomarkers of early auditory information processing predict cognitive gains following targeted cognitive training in schizophrenia patients. Schizophrenia Research 215:97-104, 2020.

    Joshi Y, Thomas ML, Hochberger WC, Bismark AW, Treichler EB, Molina J, Nungaray J, Cardoso L, Sprock J, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Verbal learning deficits associated with increased anticholinergic burden is attenuated with targeted cognitive training in treatment refractory schizophrenia patients. Schizophrenia Research 208:384-389, 2019.

    Koshiyama D, Makoto Miyakoshi M, Joshi YB, Molina JL, Tanaka-Koshiyama K, Sprock J, Braff DL, Swerdlow NR, Light GA. Abnormal effective connectivity underlying auditory mismatch negativity impairments in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry: CNNI (in press) 2020.

  • Yash Joshi, M.D., Ph.D.

    Yash Joshi, M.D., Ph.D.

    2018 ASCP Clinical Trials Workship Fellowship

    2018 AAGP/GMHF Research Scholar

    2018 APA Research Colloquium for Junior Investigator

    2018 SOBP Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship

    2018 ACP Laughlin

    2018 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award

    2018 NNCI BRAIN Fellowship

    2017 ANCP Memorial Travel Award

  • Michael Langley DeGroot, M.D.

    Michael Langley DeGroot, M.D.

    2016-2018 Psychiatrists PRITE Fellowship

    2016 Outstanding Intern Teaching Award 2016

    2016 Gold Humanism Award, UCSD Medical School American College of Psychiatrists PRITE Fellowship

    2016 APA/APAF Selection Committee Fellowship

    2016 ACP PRITE Fellowship

  • Matt Klein, M.D., Ph.D.

    Matt Klein, M.D., Ph.D.

    2019 Travel Awardee for the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

    2019 The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Early Career Award

    2018 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award

    2017 John A. Majda Memorial Fund Award

    Klein ME, Chandra J, Sheriff S, Malinow R. Opioid system is necessary but not sufficient for antidepressive actions of ketamine in rodents. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 117(5):2656-2662, 2020

    Klein ME, Younts TJ, Cobo CF, Buxbaum A, Aow J, Erdjument-Bromage H, Richard S, Malinow R, Neubert TA, Singer RH et al. Sam68 Enables Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor-Dependent LTD in Distal Dendritic Regions of CA1 Hippocampal Neurons. Cell Reports 29:1789-1799, 2019. PMCID: PMC6871770

  • Aryandokht Fotros, M.D.

    Aryandokht Fotros, M.D.

    "Cocaine Cue-Induced Dopamine Release in the Human Prefrotal Cortex". J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2016 Sep; 41(5): 322-330, Sept. 2016
  •  Haoyu Lee, M.D.

    Haoyu Lee, M.D.

    Brief Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression in Pediatric Primary Care: Uptake of Intervention and Community Services by Ethnic Minority Families. 2016