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Newsletter | South Central MIRECC

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Winter 2019, Volume 21, Issue 1 - In this Issue

Little Rock Site Update
Researchers Awarded ORH Funds for FY19
VISN 16 Providers Train in ACT
Research to Practice | Veteran Attitudes about Smartphone App Use for MH Care
Clinicians, Researchers & Staff Recognized with SC MIRECC Awards
Recent Publications
Pilot Study Research Program Applications Due April 1
Implementation, Design and Analysis Support Available for Affiliates

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recipients receiving their awards at staff meetings and a close-up of the award.
Collage of photos of award recipients receiving their awards at staff meetings and a close-up of the award.

Clinicians, Researchers and Staff Recognized for Excellent Work with SC MIRECC Awards

In the Fall, 12 clinicians, researchers and staff in VISNs 16 and 17 were named recipients of the SC MIRECC awards for their contributions to the center in 2018. Congratulations to the awardees for their hard work to improve VA mental healthcare.

Excellence in Teaching Award
Dr. LaDonna Saxon
Dr. LaDonna Saxon
LaDonna Saxon, PhD
Excellence in Educational Scholarship Award
Screenshot of the cover of the pocket guide for management of chronic pain
Chronic Pain Guide
Pocket Guide for Clinicians for Management of Chronic Pain - Aruna Gottumukkala, MB&BS, MD, FRCPC; Paul Sloan, PhD; Jeffrey West, PhD; Utpal Ghosh, MB&BS, MS, FACP; and Sybil Kyle, MSN, RN-BC
Excellence in Educational Leadership Award
Dr. Natalie Hundt
Drs. Natalie Hundt and Ali Asghar-Ali
Natalie Hundt, PhD
Clinical Leadership Award
Dr. Steve Holliday
Dr. Steve Holliday
Steve Holliday, PhD, ABPP-CN
Best 2017 Publication, Senior Investigator Award
Dr. Jeffrey Cully
Drs. Jeffrey Cully and Mark Kunik
Jeffrey Cully, PhD
Best 2017 Publication, Junior Investigator Award & New Collaborator Award
Dr. Amanda Raines
Dr. Amanda Raines
Amanda Raines, PhD
Mentor of the Year Award
Dr. Gala True
Dr. Gala True
Gala True, PhD
Major Contributor Award
Ashley McDaniel
Ashley McDaniel and Dr. Rick Owen
Ashley McDaniel, MA


Last updated: January 23, 2019