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December 13, 2011

Dr. Stephen Cozza, associate director at the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) received the Frank Ochberg Award for Media and Trauma Study from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) during the society’s annual meeting in Baltimore in November. This award recognizes significant contributions by clinicians and researchers on the relationship of media and trauma. Cozza’s work with Sesame Workshop to develop the Talk, Listen, Connect series was singled out as having a significant positive impact on the lives of military families.

Dr. Robert Ursano, chair, Department of Psychiatry and director of the CSTS, has been selected to receive the 2012 American College of Physicians’ National Menninger Award. Ursano is being recognized for his contributions to the scientific study of post-traumatic stress disorder, which, according to the selection committee, “have been enormously helpful for all physicians, particularly internists.”

Ada Sue Hinshaw, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean and professor, Graduate School of Nursing at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, has been selected as a “Living Legend” by the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). Hinshaw was formally inducted on Oct. 15, 2011, at the AAN’s 38th Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington. A “Living Legend” must have been an Active or Emeritus Fellow for at least 15 years, making extraordinary and sustained contributions to nursing and healthcare throughout their career. They also must continue to influence the profession. Since the initiation of the award, the Academy has honored 82 Living
Legends.

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