Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood, PhD, Receives 2012 Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Achievement Award

Vice Chair for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Recognized for Advancing the Science of Children’s Mental Health Service Delivery

Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood, PhD, vice chair for research and the Cathy and Stephen Graham Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center, was awarded the 2012 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Dissemination and Implementation Science Special Interest Group Achievement Award at ABCT’s annual meeting held in Baltimore, MD, November 14-16. The award is presented to individuals with exceptional records of promoting dissemination and implementation of science – through research, advocacy and mentorship of junior colleagues – to ensure more individuals in need receive high-quality mental health care.

“We’re incredibly proud that Dr. Hoagwood’s innovative research aimed at improving the reach of mental health services for children and families is being recognized by this prestigious award,” said Glenn Saxe, MD, director of the Child Study Center and chair of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. “Dr. Hoagwood is a leader in her field and has an unparalleled track record of building world-class research programs. We’re pleased she’s being recognized for her achievements.”

In addition to being an educator and an administrator, Dr. Hoagwood also directs the Center for Mental Health Implementation and Dissemination Science in States (IDEAS), part of the Child Study Center at NYU Langone, an advanced center funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) dedicated to improving the lives of family and children with mental health challenges by creating effective and accessible programs. Dr. Hoagwood also holds a dual appointment with New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), where she serves as the director of the Evidence-Based Treatment Dissemination Center, which provides clinical training and consultation to hundreds of mental health professionals working in the mental health system each year. 

The Child Study Center was founded in 1997 and has a mission of transforming the lives of children and families through collaborative science, education and practice.