Dr. Mezuk and Matt Lohman receive awards at AAGP

Dr. Mezuk receiving her award

Dr. Mezuk was presented with the Barry Lebowitz Early Career Scientist Award during the opening plenary at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. The award honors the best original research paper submitted by an early career scientist. Dr. Mezuk’s award-winning paper, “Comorbidity between major depression and type 2 diabetes in mid-life: Exploring causal effects using a twin design” was also featured in the Research Awards Paper Session.

Dr. Mezuk and Matthew Lohman won the “Best Early Investigator Poster” for their poster titled, “Suicide in long-term care and assisted-living facilities from 2003-2011.”