Joanna Streck, pre-doc fellow, has received the CPDD 2017 Women & Sex/Gender Junior Investigator Travel Award.
Andrea Villanti, Ph.D., has been awarded the SRNT 2018 Jarvik-Russell Early Career Award, honoring members early in their careers who have made extraordinary contributions to the field of nicotine and tobacco research.
Allison N. Kurti, Ph.D., joins the VCBH as an assistant professor. Kurti recently completed her postdoc fellowship with VCBH.
Stephen T. Higgins, Ph.D., has earned the 2017 Mentorship Award from the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. This award, established in 2000, is given annually to a member of CPDD who has been an exemplary mentor to developing researchers in the field of drug dependence.
Nancy S. Bercaw, VCBH Communications Specialist, is the author of a new memoir, "DRYLAND: One Woman's Swim to Sobriety," published by Grand Harbor Press, April 2017.
John Hughes, M.D., has been named to the inaugural class of SRNT fellows, conferred in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field. He also garnered the ATTUD Excellence in Tobacco Treatment, Training and Advocacy Award last year which subsequently been renamed “The John R Hughes ATTUD Excellence in Tobacco Treatment, Training and Advocacy Award."
Elias Klemperer, predoctoral fellow, has earned a NIDA Director’s Travel Award for his upcoming presentation at the 79th Annual CPDD Conference. Klemperer was also featured in a SEVEN DAYS article about UVM psychologists bringing therapy to federal prisoners.