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Charles F. Moore, MD, Named 2019 Recipient of the Jonathan O. Cole Award

Charles F. Moore, MD, medical director of McLean SouthEast Adolescent Services, was recently awarded the prestigious 2019 Jonathan O. Cole Award. This annual award—established in 2006, thanks to a gift from the Fleetwing Charitable Foundation—honors Dr. Cole, a former McLean psychiatrist renowned for his pioneering research on the use of medications to treat psychiatric illnesses. The award is...

McLean Honors Dedicated Volunteers

It takes a lot of people to keep McLean operating 24/7, 365 days a year—including more than 90 volunteers who serve important roles throughout the hospital. During National Volunteer Week, a nationwide event that provides an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service held April 7 to April 13, McLean will recognize these important members of our community. “McLean volunteers conduct...

McLean Hospital Clinicians Named as Top Docs in Boston

McLean Hospital is excited to announce that a number of its clinicians have been named to Boston Magazine’s annual “top docs” list for 2019. This list, which is published annually, includes more than 1,500 doctors from over 60 specialties. Below are the seven McLean clinicians who were included in the magazine’s Top Docs 2019 list. Brian P. Brennan, MD, MMSc Brian P. Brennan, MD, MMSc, is an...

Celebrating 20 Years of Mental Health Care at McLean SouthEast

When it opened its doors in 1999, McLean SouthEast was a small, 15-bed inpatient unit for adults. Over the years, the facility has grown and evolved, and it is now a multifaceted mental health facility caring for 30 adult and 22 adolescent inpatients, 15 adult and 15 adolescent partial patients, and 12 OCD child and adolescent residential patients. In addition to providing high-quality mental...

Staci Gruber Wins the 2018 Anne M. Cataldo Excellence in Mentoring Award

Staci Gruber, PhD, is the most recent winner of the prestigious Anne M. Cataldo Excellence in Mentoring Award. She was formally recognized as the 2018 recipient at a ceremony in a packed Pierce Hall in Belmont, Massachusetts, on January 30, 2019. Gruber is the director of the Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery and the Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Core research programs...

McLean’s Baldessarini Receives Mogens Schou Award for Bipolar Disorder-Related Education and Mentoring

McLean Hospital’s Ross J. Baldessarini, MD, director of the International Consortium for Bipolar & Psychotic Disorders Research, has been awarded the 2019 Mogens Schou Award from the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD). Named for a pioneer in the treatment of bipolar disorder, the Mogens Schou Award is given annually to individuals involved in a mental health profession who...

McLean’s Jacob Holzer, MD, Wins Award for Work in Geriatric Forensic Psychiatry

McLean Hospital’s Jacob C. Holzer, MD, has been named a corecipient of the Manfred S. Guttmacher Award for 2019. A joint award presented by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL), the Guttmacher award has been presented each year since 1975 to recognize published works or professional presentations that contribute to the field of...

Kelsey Fellowship Brings Bates Undergrads to McLean Labs

Former Board Chair David Barlow has endowed a fellowship that forges a closer relationship between two institutions that are dear to his heart: McLean Hospital and his alma mater, Bates College. The John Kelsey Fellowship is named after the retired Bates professor who built the college’s neuroscience program and nurtured generations of neuroscientists, including Bill Carlezon, PhD, chief of...

Seattle Seahawks Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall Honored by McLean

NFL wide receiver Brandon Marshall received the 2018 McLean Award at the hospital’s annual dinner on June 1. McLean President and Psychiatrist in Chief Scott L. Rauch, MD, donned a Seattle Seahawks cap in homage to the breaking news that Marshall had just been drafted to the Seattle team. Rauch made this exciting announcement while acknowledging that it meant Marshall was unable to accept the...

Making a Difference: 2018 Altschule and Tibbetts Awards Announced

Kevin Norris, MHS, Receives Julia Altschule Award For 2018, Kevin Norris, MHS, is the recipient of the Julia Altschule Award. Given annually to a mental health specialist or staff nurse who has worked at McLean for two years or longer and who exemplifies the highest level of humane care for patients, the award was established in 1980 by Mark D. Altschule, MD, in memory of his wife. Lisa Tobio,...

McLean Hospital Is Proud to Be Ranked #1 in Psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report

McLean Hospital, the largest psychiatric affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is America’s best hospital for psychiatric care, according to the U.S. News & World Report annual “best hospitals” survey results released today. A complete list of the 2018 rankings is available online at usnews.com/besthospitals. This is the second consecutive year and the third time in the past six years that...

2018-2019 McLean Fellowship Awardees

McLean Hospital has announced the recipients of 12 fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year. These fellowships are made possible through a combination of generous support from donors and internal funding resources. McLean Hospital is grateful to its donors, whose philanthropic investments exemplify their trust in the talented investigators listed below who are helping to advance the field of...

2018 Pathways Academy Achievement Ceremony: Celebrating Resilience

On Tuesday, June 13, 2018, beaming students, families, and McLean staff came together in Pierce Hall for Pathways Academy’s annual achievement ceremony. Pathways Academy was established 20 years ago to meet the psychological, social, and academic needs of children and adolescents ages 6 through 22 with autism spectrum and related disorders. During the ceremony, 28 students received certificates...

Arlington School Graduation 2018: More Accomplishments Ahead

On June 8, 2018, faculty, staff, friends, families, and eleven departing high school seniors filled the McLean Hospital Chapel for the 53rd commencement of the Arlington School. “This is a day that I personally look forward to each year, and I am honored to be standing here looking out at all of you, knowing all the effort, courage, and care that has gone into getting to this day,” said Suzanne...

McLean Hospital’s Francis de Marneffe, MD, Receives Prestigious French Legion of Honor

Francis de Marneffe, MD, general director emeritus of McLean Hospital, received the prestigious French Legion of Honor medal from Valéry Freland, Consulate General of France in Boston, at a formal ceremony on Monday, June 11, in Westwood, Massachusetts. Created by Napoleon Bonaparte in May 1802, the French Legion of Honor (L’ordre national de la Légion d’honneur) acknowledges services rendered...

McLean’s Kathryn Eve Lewandowski Wins the 2018 Science to Practice Award

For her years of work in the field of cognitive remediation, Kathryn Eve Lewandowski, PhD, will be recognized with the 2018 Science to Practice Award. Created in 2013, the award is given annually to “individuals who have done exemplary work taking cognitive remediation from the research lab to the clinical practice setting.” Lewandowski, director of clinical programming for the McLean OnTrackTM...

Arlington School’s Deborah Gantz Receives 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award

For her 44 years of commitment to the students at Arlington School, Deborah Gantz was honored with the Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (maaps) Excellence in Teaching Award for 2018. A special needs teacher and school librarian at Arlington School, Gantz accepted her award at the maaps 40th Annual Conference, held in Marlborough, Massachusetts, on May 4, 2018. In...

Dost Öngür Named William P. and Henry B. Test Professor of Psychiatry

Dost Öngür, MD, PhD, has been promoted to the rank of full professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and has also been selected to serve as the William P. and Henry B. Test Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Öngür’s impressive and substantial contributions to psychiatric knowledge, to McLean Hospital, and to Harvard Medical School make him the natural choice to be installed in this prestigious endowed...

McLean’s Milissa Kaufman Receives Cornelia B. Wilbur Award From International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

For her work in the assessment and treatment of acute stress disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and dissociative disorders, McLean Hospital’s Milissa Kaufman, MD, PhD, was honored with the 2018 Cornelia B. Wilbur Award from the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD). The ISSTD is an international professional association that develops and promotes “...

Joseph Stoklosa, MD, Named 2018 Recipient of the Jonathan O. Cole Award

Joseph Stoklosa, MD, clinical director of McLean’s Psychotic Disorders Division and assistant program director of the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Jonathan O. Cole Award. The annual award—established in 2006, thanks to a gift from the Fleetwing Charitable Foundation—honors Dr. Cole, a former McLean psychiatrist, and is intended to...

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