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K Award for Anorexia Nervosa Research

Center for m²Health collaborator Dr. Erin Accurso of the University of California, San Fransisco has been granted a Career Development (K) Award for her research on "Adapting and Implementing Family-Based Treatment for Youth with Anorexia Nervosa in Publicly-Funded Settings".

Workshops to Help Wildfire Survivors

In collaboration with the Sonoma County Wildfire Collaborative, Dr. Josef Ruzek has offered a series of 5 training workshops in "Skills for Psychological Recovery," a brief disaster mental health intervention developed by himself and colleagues at the National Center for PTSD and National Child Traumatic Stress Network.  The workshops have been used to prepare mental health workers in Sonoma and surrounding counties to assist survivors of the wildfires affecting their communities.

Paper Accepted in Top Publication

Dr. Naira Topooco and colleagues at Linköping University and Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, had their manuscript titled “Treating adolescent depression: Randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy blended with synchronous chat sessions” accepted into the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Assistant Professor Position Accepted

Center for m²Health partner Dr. Nicholas Jacobson is now a tenure-track assistant professor in the departments of Biomedical Data Science and Psychiatry at Dartmouth College.

K Award for Critical Partner

Dr. Ellen Fitzsimmons-Craft of Washington University in St. Louis has earned the prestigious Career Development (K) Award along with its funding in order to advance her research on eating disorder prevention and interventions.

Grant Recieved for Dissertation

William (Billy) Chan, a doctoral student at the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium, has been given funding for his dissertation studying a virtual reality exposure therapy intervention for social phobia in the interview setting.