Travel Awards

Travel Awards 2017-03-24T10:47:22+00:00

2017 Travel Award Recipients

Jibran KhokharPost Doctoral Fellow Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth 

  • Lais Fernanda Berro - Emory University
  • Qiana Brown - Columbia University
  • Erin Calipari - Mount Sinai
  • Sean Dolan - University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • Kathleen Garrison - Yale University
  • Casey Guillot - University of North Texas
  • Hsueh Han-Yeh - Michigan State University
  • Evan Hermann - Columbia University
  • Eric Maltbie - Emory University
  • Kristin Maple - University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Katherine Marks - University of Kentucky
  • Jayme McReynolds - Marquette University
  • Elizabeth Pitts - Emory University
  • Amanda Quisenberry - Ohio State University
  • Walter Roberts - Yale University
  • Johannes Thrul - University of California, San Francisco
  • Rachel Tomko - Medical University of South Carolina
  • Drew Townsend - Univesity of Mississippi
  • Margaret Wolff - City University of New York
  • Yasmin Zakiniaeiz - Yale University
The awardees are:
  • Jeremy Christopher Cornelissen, B.S.
  • Brionna Daniella Davis-Rayes
  • Mudassir Mumtaz
The non-profit coalition Female Opioid addiction Research and Clinical Experts, or FORCE was formed in 2016 with a mission to de-stigmatize the disease and treatment of opioid addiction and reduce opioid-related deaths. FORCE brings together scientific, health policy, and medical experts with extensive knowledge on critical aspects of opioid addiction. By addressing research, clinical, legislative policy and social issues impacting opioid addiction, FORCE hopes to reduce the morbidity and mortality of opioid addiction that claims over 33,000 lives a year in the USA alone.  In 2016, FORCE was pleased to honor Nora Volkow, MD, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and Leana Wen, MD, Commissioner at Baltimore City Health Department with the 2016 FORCE Award for their contributions in the fight against opioid addiction. On behalf of Dr Volkow, the monetary part of her award was directed towards providing travel grants to the 2017 CPDD conference for the following women who are early in their scientific careers:
  • Marion Coe - University of Kentucky
  • Andrea Devereaux - Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy
  • Kathryn Schwientech - Vriginia Commonwealth Universit
  • Sean Allen, PhD - Johns Hopkins University
  • Lee Anne, Cannella, MS - Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University
  • Donald Gerke, MSW - Washington University
  • Alexis Hammond, MD - The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Erica Holiday, PhD - University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Andrew Huhn, PhD - The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Abeena Jones, PhD - Bloomberg School of Public Helath, Johns Hopkins University
  • Elias Klemperer, BA - University of Vermont
  • Justin Knox, MPH - Columbia University
  • Sarah Maggio, MA - University of Kentucky
  • Julie McCarthy, PhD - McClean Hospital, Harvard University
  • Elizabeth McConnell, MA - DePaul University/Northwestern University
  • Martina Mustroph, PhD - University of Illinois at Urbana-Chmpaign
  • Nicole Petersen, PhD - University of California, Los Angeles
  • Jacqueline Quigley, BA - University of Michigan
  • Paul Regier, PhD - University of Pennsylvania
  • Nicolas Schlienz, PhD - The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Dennis Sholler, BA - University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Andrew Smith, PhD - Yale University
  • Carolina Villamil, MSW - University of Southern California
  • Eric Woodcock, BS - Wayne State University
  • Janna Ataiants
  • Andre Bedendo de Souza
  • Elizabeth Doncheck
  • Kelly Dumais
  • Paul Faulkner
  • Devika Govindarajah
  • Chloe Jordan
  • Megan Kangiser
  • Ryan Lacey
  • Luke Legakis
  • Maria Mavrikaki
  • Kristen McLaurin
  • MacKenzie Peltier
  • Andrea Robinson
  • JoAnna Streck
  • Justin Strickland
  • Phillip Vieira
  • Allen Wakeford
  • Jessica Weafer
  • Dorothy Yamamoto

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