Milwaukee- Kambiz Pahlavan, MD, FAPA, FAACAP, has been bestowed the American Psychiatric Association's highest award at its annual meeting. The award is given to those individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the field of psychiatry. "As a clinician, educator, researcher and administrator, Dr. Pahlavan has long been recognized for his leadership and dedication," said David L. Moulthrop, PhD, president and CEO of Rogers Behavioral Health System. "This award represents the appreciation and respect shown by his accomplished colleagues."
Dr. Pahlavan is the medical director of Rogers Memorial Hospital-Milwaukee and is also the director of the Rogers Center for Research and Training. He has worked at Rogers for more than a decade and has been a member of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) for nearly 30 years. He has also been recognized for his contributions toward the quality partnerships Rogers has established with the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. He has twice been awarded the APA’s Nancy C.A. Roeske Certificate of Excellence in Medical Student Teaching, receiving this honor in 1999 and 2008.
Dr. Pahlavan has served on the Ethnic and Cultural Issues Committee of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), the Work Group on Diversity and Culture of the AACAP and the Inpatient and Continuum of Care Committee of the AACAP, and many other local and national committees. As director of the Rogers Center for Research and Training,
Dr. Pahlavan oversees the research studies conducted within the Rogers Behavioral Health System. He has been an investigator or co-investigator in more than 90 studies, in areas including ADHD, affective disorders, psychotic disorders and suicide.