Emory Report
January 22, 2008
Volume 60, Number 16

“Acclaim” recognizes the accomplishments of faculty and staff. Listings may include awards and prizes; election to boards and societies; and similarly notable accomplishments at Emory or in the wider community. Emory Report relies on submissions for this column. Contact: kim.urquhart@emory.edu.

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January 22, 2008

Sander Gilman was inducted as an honorary member of the American Psychoanalytic Association at the association’s winter meeting in New York. APsaA is a professional organization of psychoanalysts throughout the United States.

Gilman, distinguished professor of the liberal arts and sciences, is director of the ILA’s psychoanalytic studies program.

The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium awarded the 2007 MMRC Center of the Year Award to Emory University and Sagar Lonial, associate professor of hematology and oncology at Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute.

The award recognizes the outstanding efforts of an MMRC member institution and its respective principal investigator in advancing the field of multiple myeloma research and drug development.

Carolyn Meltzer, chair of Emory’s Department of Radiology, has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

The nonprofit organization is a professional society dedicated to advancing the scientific understanding of, and facilitating communication about, disorders of the brain and behavior in order to advance their prevention and treatment.

Charles Nemeroff, Reunette W. Harris Professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, was elected president of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Nemeroff has served on the AFSP’s national board of directors since 1999 and recently served as chair of the foundation’s scientific council.

The AFSP is a national nonprofit dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those affected by suicide.