Honored for Leadership, Advocacy and Research in Schizophrenia
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation today announced that William T. Carpenter, Jr., MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology at Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2019 Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health. The award will be presented on Friday, November 1, in New York City.
In making the announcement, Dr. Herbert Pardes, President of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation’s Scientific Council and Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of New York-Presbyterian Hospital said, “William Carpenter has been a transformative force in psychiatry for over 40 years, dramatically changing how we treat schizophrenia, reducing stigma, and enhancing the ethics of treatment and research. He is a luminary in the field whose vision, scientific productivity and tireless advocacy for resources for psychiatric research have improved the lives of countless individuals and families.”