USD psychiatry resident earns award

USD psychiatry resident earns award Josette Lindahl, MD, Ph.D., a resident in the Department of Psychiatry at The University of South Dakota School of Medicine, has been named one of the five recipients of the American Psychiatric Association's Eli Lilly Resident Research Award.

This award, supported by an education grant from Eli Lilly and Company, provides an honorarium of $1,500 to five psychiatry residents who submit the best, original, unpublished scientific paper.

In addition, a $1,000 award is given to the residency program in which the resident was in training at the time the work was completed.

Dr. Lindahl received the award for her manuscript "Glutamate receptor subunits are altered in forebrain and cerebellum in rats chronically exposed to the NMDA receptor antagonist phencyclidine."

The check and plaque will be presented to Dr. Lindahl May 1-6 in New York City.

Dr. Lindahl's affiliation with the USD School of Medicine at began in 1992 when she entered the Ph.D program. In the next four years her work was published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics and the European Journal of Biochemistry.

She earned her doctor of philosophy degree in 1996, and in May 2000 earned her doctor of medicine degree.

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