Dr. Brady Receives AAAP Founders' Award
December 3, 2010: Dr. Kathleen T. Brady has received this year’s American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) Founders’ Award, which is presented each year to an “outstanding member of the community whose work in the field of addiction has contributed significantly to the science, teaching, treatment, and public policy in the addiction”.
The AAAP is an international professional membership organization founded in 1985 with approximately 1,000 members in the United States and around the world. Its broad mission includes education and dissemination, professional development, and encouraging research on the “etiology, prevention, identification, and treatment of addictions”.
Dr. Brady is an MUSC Distinguished University Professor, Director of the Clinical Neuroscience Division within the Department of Psychiatry, Associate Dean of Clinical and Translational Research and Director of the South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute (SCTR). Her research focuses on substance use and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, with an emphasis on translating study
findings into effective treatment interventions.
Dr. Brady received the Founders’ Award during the AAAP’s 21st Meeting and Symposium in Boca Raton, Florida.