DAILY / MAY 22, 2017  
Psychiatric News Update

APA Congratulates Winners of the Psychiatry Innovation Lab

Jeff Clark, M.D.
APA held its third Psychiatry Innovation Lab competition at this year’s Annual Meeting on Sunday. The goal of the competition is to accelerate innovative ideas and ventures that aim to improve the delivery of mental health care.

Grand Prize Award
“Slumber Camp: Conquer Insomnia”
Jeff Clark, M.D. (pictured above), a psychiatry resident at the University of Washington

Audience Choice Award
“SafeHear: Alert System for Domestic Violence”
Vanessa Rhee, a psychology major at Columbia University; Patrick Yoo, who has a master's in music technology from New York University; Kyu Oh, a medical student at Mount Sinai School of Medicine; and Joonwoo Park, a Ph.D. candidate in economics at New York University

Human Rights Award (Venture With the Greatest Humanitarian Impact)
“Hope Assist: Telemedicine in Pakistan”
Muhammad Irfan, M.D., head of psychiatry at Peshawar Medical College

Technology Award (Venture With the Most Potential Impact to Be Made Through Access to Cloud Technology)
“Psych Vitals: Kinect Mental Status Assessment”
Calvin Yang, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of psychiatry at University of California, Los Angeles

(Image: Nick Zagorski)



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