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Creighton Psychiatrist Elected Association President

Creighton Psychiatrist Elected Association President

Daniel R. Wilson, M.D., chair of psychiatry at Creighton University School of Medicine, has been elected president of the American Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA). He will assume the two-year post in 2010.

Wilson, who joined Creighton in 2000, has received numerous awards for his work, including the 2008 Creighton School of Medicine Distinguished Research Career Award and the American Psychiatric Association’s Irma Bland Award for outstanding and sustaining contributions to excellence in resident education in psychiatry. He has written more than 200 papers, books, chapters and other scientific communications over a range of subjects, including psychiatric diagnosis, psychopharmacology, forensics and evolutionary medicine.

ANPA is the world’s largest health professions organization. It spans psychiatry, neurology, neurosurgery, psychology and neurosciences to facilitate research, education and clinical care for brain diseases.