2022 Travel Awards are supported by:

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
National Institute on Drug Abuse

AAAP John Renner Award

This award is given to medical students, residents, and fellows who are interested in learning about substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders.

Medical Students

Brandon Lewm, BA
University of Nebraska Medical Center
John Messinger, BS
Harvard Medical School
Olivia Kay Murray, BA
Indiana University School of Medicine
Kira Panzer, BA
Duke University School of Medicine
Emily Rao, BA
University of California, San Diego
Melvin Rico, BS
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Serra Sozen, BA
The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at
The University of Vermont

PGY-2

Sean Barrett, DO
Broadlawns-Unity Point Psychiatry Residency
Sean Lynch, MD
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Justin Morales, MD
NYU General Psychiatry Residency
Sravan Narapureddy, MD
UT Southwestern – Psychiatry Residency

PGY-3

Sophia Array, MD
University of Florida
Nicholas Boswell, MD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Psychiatry Residency
Caitlyn Fitzgerald, MD
Gateway BHS
Isaac Johnson, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Deborah Rose, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Geoffrey Russell, MD
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Tyler Torrico, MD
Kern Medical

PGY-4

Sonya Bakshi, MD
NYU Langone
Siddhi Bhivandkar, MD
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
Rachel Gluck, MD
Emory University General Psychiatry
Julian Raffoul, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Ryan Slauer, MD
Duke University

PGY-V/Fellows

Muhammad Aadil, MD
Yale School of Medicine
Nicholas Bormann, MD
Indiana University Addiction Psychiatry fellowship
Jacob Buinewicz, MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Amber Edinoff, MD
Massachusetts General/ Brigham and Women/
McLean/ Harvard Medical School
David Martinez Garza, MD
Mass General Brigham/Harvard Medical School
Andrew Lee, MD
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
Aaron Quiggle, MD
Mass General Brigham, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program
Chenghui Su, DO
New York University Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship
Karuna Thomas
University of Massachusetts (UMass Chan Medical School)
Daniel Tuinstra, MD
Michigan State University/Pine Rest

Regional and International Award

This award is given to residents or fellows who have an interest in Addiction Psychiatry, demonstrate leadership in the field, and are enrolled in an ACGME or another accredited psychiatry residency program. Awardees host an educational activity in their area after the annual meeting.

Regional

Eric Dobson, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Aniket Malhotra
Emory University
Mary Ashley Mercer, MD
Gateway Behavioral Health CSB
Adeolu Oladunjoye, MD, MPH
Baylor College of Medicine
Eric Parmon, MD
UT Health San Antonio
Samantha Perez, DO
University of Michigan Hospitals
Ashley Warnock, MD, MSc
University of Toronto

International

Priyanka Saha, MD
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Early Career Addiction Psychiatrist Award

This award is given to residents, fellows or early career psychiatrists. Awardees are chosen based on the quality of original research in the field of substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. The awardee will present their work at the annual meeting.

Jeremy Weleff, DO
Yale University School of Medicine

Sheldon Miller Early Career Award

This award is given to PGY3 residents enrolled in programs related to the treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. All awardees were formally nominated by their residency directors.

Nia Harris, MD
New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Marcus Hughes, MD
Howard University College of Medicine/Howard University Hospital
Henry Onyeaka, MD, MPH
Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Adult Psychiatry Residency Program

The AAAP Award for Medical Student Education (AMSE)

The AAAP AMSE recognizes an Addiction Psychiatrist in clinical practice who demonstrates a sustained record of outstanding contributions to medical student education in Addiction Psychiatry.

Lakshit Jain, MD
Connecticut Valley Hospital

AAAP Award for Residency Education (ARE)

The AAAP ARE recognizes an Addiction Psychiatrist in clinical practice who demonstrates a sustained record of outstanding contributions to psychiatry residency education in Addiction Psychiatry. *This award does not apply to fellowship training and specifically recognizes education of general psychiatry residents.

William Jangro, DO
Thomas Jefferson University

Underrepresented Minority Scholarship

This scholarship is given to trainees who identify as a member of an underrepresented minority racial and ethnic category. The trainee must have a strong interest in addictions and be ready to take an active role in AAAP.

Medical Student

Sebastian Acevedo, BA
New Jersey Medical School
Caylon Pettis, BS
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Diego Regalado, BS
Texas Tech University Health Science Center

Resident (PGY1-4)

Raheel Chaudhry, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Andrea Guerrero Cignarella, MD
Psychiatry Rutgers NJMS
Adeolu Ilesanmi, MD
New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College
Kristen Laster, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Jose Perez Martell, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center
Francis Nguyen, DO
LSUHSC New Orleans General Psychiatry
Stanley Nkemjika, MD, MPH
Psychiatry Residency Interfaith Medical Center
Laura Oyugi, MD
Broadlawns Medical Center UnityPoint Health Psychiatry residency program.
Terence Tumenta, MD, MPH
One Brooklyn Health at Interfaith Medical Center
Olivetta Uradu, MD
Yale University

Addiction Psychiatry Fellow

Frantz Aubry, MD
Thomas Jefferson University
Jason Barrett, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
Michael Hsu, MD
Emory School of Medicine
Virginia Medinilla, MD, PhD
University of Wisconsin – Madison Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship
Aitzaz Munir, MBBS, MD
NYU Langone Health Grossman School of Medicine Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship
Olusegun Popoola, MD, MPH
Baylor College of Medicine