Powell, Ohio (PRWEB) November 15, 2012
CME Outfitters (CMEO), a leading accredited provider in continuing medical education, recognized renowned neuroscience and psychiatry expert, Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD at the 5th Annual Chair Summit in Orlando, Florida, October 12, 2012. Dr. Nemeroff was presented with the Fifth Annual Chair Achievement Award by Dr. Ned Kalin, Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, during the closing reception on day two of Chair Summit. CMEO recognizes a Chairperson each year at the annual Chair Summit meeting for their outstanding contributions to their field, dedication to education, and commitment to improving the care of patients. In addition to presenting Dr. Nemeroff with the Fifth Annual Chair Achievement Award, a donation was made in his honor to the United Way of Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Dr. Nemeroff joined University of Miami in 2009 as the Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. As the director of the University of Miami Center on Aging, Dr. Nemeroff launched a new University of Miami Hospital Mood Disorders Unit for adults battling depression and bipolar disorder. Dr. Nemeroff is also the past President of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and the American College of Psychiatrists. Currently, Dr. Nemeroff serves as President of the South Florida Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), where he leads the foundation on suicide prevention efforts through research and education. In 2006, Dr. Nemeroff received the American Psychiatric Association Research Mentoring Award and Vestermark Award, and in 2008 The Judson Marmor Award for Research. Dr. Nemeroff served as the Editor-in-Chief of Neuropsychopharmacology from 2001-2006. With Alan F. Schatzberg, MD, he is co-Editor of the Textbook of Psychopharmacology, now in its Fourth Edition, published by the American Psychiatric Press Inc. To read Dr. Nemeroff’s full biography, please visit http://uhealthsystem.com/doctors/profile/95039.
“This is a great honor, particularly in lieu of the previous award winners who are giants in the field. With the remarkable advances that are occurring in neuroscience, our field is poised for great advances in diagnosis and treatment,” said Dr. Nemeroff.
“We are very pleased to present Dr. Nemeroff with the Fifth Annual Chair Achievement Award. It has been a pleasure working with Dr. Nemeroff throughout the years, and CMEO admires how truly devoted he is to his practice, improving the lives of patients, and to education and research,” said Shari Tordoff, CMEO Managing Partner.
CME Outfitters’ Chair Summit offers in-depth and interactive learning opportunities, all led by renowned experts in the neurosciences. The meeting is a multi-day conference for practicing, community-based neurology, mental health and primary care professionals. For more information about Chair Summit, please visit http://www.neurosciencecme.com/chair2012/.
The 5th Annual Chair Summit was co-sponsored by the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine and CMEO.
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