The American Psychological Foundation (APF) has announced (April) the recipients of the 2018 Walter Katkovsky Scholarships. The committee selected and the APF Board of Trustees approved the following NMSU M.S. in Clinical Psychopharmacology recipients:
- Daubney Boland, PhD, New Mexico State University
- Hannah Nixon, PsyD, New Mexico State University
PURPOSE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP: The American Psychological Foundation Walter Katkovsky Scholarships support early career postdoctoral licensed psychologists in clinical or counseling to complete training in a psychopharmacology program designated by the APA. The scholarships are intended to encourage opportunities for psychologists to join healthcare teams and benefit patients who have psychological and medical problems.
In addition, the following individual were selected to receive the (May) 2018 American Psychological Foundation’s (APF) Beth N. Rom‐Rymer Scholarship.
- Melody Moore, PhD, New Mexico State University
- Roberto Montes, PsyD, New Mexico State University
PURPOSE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP: The American Psychological Foundation Beth N. Rom-Rymer Scholarship supports graduate students and practicing, licensed psychologists to complete courses that are recommended under the APA Model Curriculum of Didactic Training in Clinical Psychopharmacology. The purpose of the scholarships is to encourage psychologists, with recognized leadership skills, and with demonstrated passion for growing the field, to become prescribing psychologists, engaged in providing the highest caliber, comprehensive, integrated care to the most at-risk members of the community.
NMSU extends its thanks to the APF, Division 55 Members and it’s leaders, and especially the Reviewers.
These accolades only encourage Early Career (or new to the stage) Professionals to join respective Professional Communities and advance the RxP Movement.