APA to Honor Menninger Chief of Staff with Award

Friday, November 8, 2013
At the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in May 2014, John M. Oldham, MD, MS, chief of staff of The Menninger Clinic and past president of the APA, will receive the 2014 Judd Marmor Award. Dr. Oldham will also present the Marmor honorary lecture during the meeting in New York City.
An expert in personality disorders and recognized internationally as a leader in psychiatric medicine, Dr. Oldham is board certified in psychiatry, psychoanalysis and forensic psychiatry. He is also the host of Mindscape, a podcast series about mental health issues.
A prolific writer and educator, Dr. Oldham is senior editor of the Textbook of Personality Disorders and the Essentials of Personality Disorders. For more than 10 years, he has served as editor of the Journal of Psychiatric Practice. In addition, he is an associate book editor for the American Psychiatric Publishing Inc. (APPI) and a member of the APPI Board of Directors.
The award, established in 1999, is presented annually to an individual who has made significant research contributions that further the understanding of the biopsychosocial factors involved in mental illness. It is named for Judd Marmor, MD, a former APA president and professor emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California.