Faculty Bulletin Board

Psychologists honored for outstanding research

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Carrie Bearden-Lara Ray
UCLA

Carrie Bearden and Lara Ray

Two UCLA faculty members were honored for their research by the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Dec. 4 at its annual meeting in Palm Springs.

Carrie Bearden, a professor of psychology and of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, and program director of UCLA’s Center for the Assessment and Prevention of Prodromal States, was selected as one of two winners of the Joel Elkes Research Award. This award is in recognition of an outstanding clinical contribution to neuropsychopharmacology.

Lara Ray, a UCLA professor of psychology and of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and director of the UCLA Addictions Laboratory, was selected as one of two winners of the Eva King-Killam Research Award for outstanding translational research contributions to neuropsychopharmacology.

The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology is a professional organization of more than 1,000 leading scientists dedicated to research and education.

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