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Awards of Excellence

Steven W. Gust congratulates the winners of the 2016 NIDA International Awards of ExcellenceNIDA International Program Director Steven W. Gust congratulates the winners of the 2016 NIDA International Awards of Excellence. From left are J. Randy Koch, Virginia Commonwealth University; Marya Hynes, Organization of American States; and Mustafa al’Absi, University of Minnesota Medical School.

Robert Booth, University of Colorado; Hendree Jones, University of North Carolina; Steve Gust, NIDA; Viviana Horigian, University of Miami

NIDA International Awards of Excellence, which recognize individuals for outstanding contributions to international cooperation in drug abuse research and training, were presented to four researchers during the NIDA International Forum:

Perry F. Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D.
Brain Imaging Center
McLean Hospital
Belmont, Massachusetts, United States
In Kyoon Lyoo, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Seoul National University Medical School
Seoul, South Korea

Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatria Ramón de la Fuente
Mexico City, Mexico

Richard Schottenfeld, M.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Mahmud Mazlan, M.D.
Addiction Medicine
Substance Abuse Center
Muar, Malaysia

UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs

David Geffen School of Medicine

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

Los Angeles, California, United States

Robert L. Balster, Ph.D.
Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, United States

Miller School of Medicine
University of Miami

Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Department of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, United States