Award and Honors

Chairman's Awards

The Annual Chairman's Award program honors faculty nominated by their colleagues in our department for their professionalism and exceptional work in one or more of the Department's five mission areas:

  • Advancing Science
  • Clinical Innovation and Service
  • Educational Excellence
  • Community Commitment and Engagement
  • Leadership and Professionalism

In addition, Adjunct/Affiliated Faculty Award recognizes exceptional contributions of an Adjunct, Adjunct Clinical, or Affiliated faculty member. The “Unsung Hero” award recognizes individuals who give tirelessly and selflessly to the members and/or missions of the Department. The "Polymath Award" recognizes those who demonstrate outstanding effort across multiple mission areas. The "Diversity, Equity & Inclusion" award recognizes those whose work centers the importance of diverse voices and experiences in teaching, research, and clinical service. The "Emerita/Emeritus Award" recognizes exceptional emeriti faculty whose ongoing commitment to our Departmental missions has continued into a lifelong role. The "Senior Faculty Mentor" award recognizes those who contribute tremendously to advancing the success of early career faculty and guiding them to achieve key competencies.
 

Advancing Science Award

Truong-Tan Broadcom Endowed Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Public Mental Health and Population Sciences)
Qingyu Zhao, PhD
Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Clinical Innovation and Service Award

Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Public Mental Health and Population Sciences)

Educational Excellence Award

Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Interdisciplinary Brain Science Research)

Community Commitment and Engagement Award

Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Medical Psychiatry

Leadership and Professionalism Award

Professor (Research) of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Major Labs and Incubator)
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award

Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Jennifer Douglas, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Adjunct/Affiliated Faculty Award

Adjunct Professor, Psych/Public Mental Health & Population Sciences
Margaret May, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Unsung Hero Award

Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Vaden Health Center

Polymath Award

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Major Laboratories & Clinical Translational Neurosciences Incubator)
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Public Mental Health & Population Sciences)

Emerita/Emeritus Award

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emerita

Senior Faculty Mentor Award

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Public Mental Health and Population Sciences)
Howard C. Robbins Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Radiology
Vincent V.C. Woo Professor, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Major Laboratories and Clinical Translational Neurosciences Incubator) and, by courtesy, of Psychology


Professional Honors and Awards

by year

Robert Malenka
2024 Steven C. Beering Award
Indiana University School of Medicine 

Laura Roberts
2024 Distinguished Service Award
The American College of Psychiatrists

Sergiu Pasca
2024 Momentum Award
International Society for Stem Cell Research 

Rona Hu, Huiqiong (Joan) Deng, and Grace Jin
Recognition from the City of Half Moon Bay

Nolan Williams 
2024 A.E. Bennett Award for Clinical/Translational Research
Society of Biological Psychiatry

Alissa Rogol
Educational Outreach Program Award
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

Amelia Abbott-Frey
Educational Outreach Program Award
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

Erin Gibson
Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative 

Britt Wray
Top prize recipient in the Research Scientist: Early Career category,
Eric and Wendy Schmidt Awards for Excellence in Science Communications
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Kelsey Priest
Laughlin Fellowship
The American College of Psychiatrists

Weichen Ling
IDEAL Honor Roll
Stanford University IDEAL: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access in a Learning Environment

Stephanie Balters
Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Champion Award
The Stanford Office of Postdoctoral Affairs 

Robert Malenka
J.E. Wallace Sterling Lifetime Achievement Award in Medicine
Stanford Medicine Alumni Association

Ryan Ash
2023 Independence Award 
Simons Foundation

Sally Huang
2023 Resident Psychiatric Educator Award
Association for Academic Psychiatry

Fernanda Rossi
Selected for Fellowship in Addiction Dissemination and Implementation
Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science at Stanford