The Menninger Clinic's President and Chief Executive Officer, C. Edward Coffey
, MD, received the 2016 Gary J. Tucker, MD, Lifetime Achievement Award in Neuropsychiatry from the American Neuropsychiatric Association (APNA) March 18 during its annual meeting in San Diego.
The award is the highest honor awarded by the APNA. It honors individuals who have demonstrated sustained commitment and service to APNA and whose career exemplifies the professional and personal values of deep humanitarianism, superlative scholarship, advancement of the understanding of brain-behavior relationships as they affect mental illness, nationally recognized academic leadership in neuropsychiatry and transformative mentoring of students, trainees and colleagues.
A neuropsychiatrist, Dr. Coffey
assumed the leadership of The Clinic in the fall of 2014. Prior to coming to Menninger, he served as vice president of the private seven-hospital, not-for-profit Henry Ford Health System in Detroit and concurrently as CEO of Henry Ford Behavioral Health Services and Chair of Psychiatry for the Henry Ford Medical Group.