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Gifts & Awards

Leonard and Helen R. Stulman

The University of Maryland School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry proudly acknowledges The Leonard & Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation for their recent two-year, $200,000 grant award for our Informed Care Training Program (ICTP). The ICTP seeks to improve the quality of care and to reduce unmet needs for care among persons with schizophrenia who are receiving community based services. This project will be unique in its inclusion of patients, families and clinical staff in a partnership with researchers to identify their most pressing clinical problems and implement evidenced-based solutions. This process will set an example for bringing the new knowledge of the University setting into the community.

Irving Taylor, M.D. Research Award

The Department of Psychiatry of the University of Maryland School of Medicine is pleased to announce the creation of a new award to promote interest in research careers among psychiatric residents. The Irving Taylor Research Award, made possible by a generous gift from Dr. Taylor, will be awarded annually to the psychiatric resident who writes the best research paper. Dr. Irving Taylor is a 1943 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and founder of the Taylor Manor Hospital located in Ellicott City. He was a leading innovator during the 1950's and 1960's in the treatment of persons with serious mental illnesses. His most notable innovations included the early adoption of chlorpromazine usage for the treatment of persons with schizophrenia, and his pioneering programs for adolescents and for persons with co-occurring mental disorders and substance abuse. Under Dr. Taylor's leadership, Taylor Manor was well-known for its annual symposiums, featuring leading researchers from around the world. For more information, contact 410-328-6735.