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Release: April 3, 2002

Carney Doebbeling earns award for research proposal

Caroline Carney Doebbeling, M.D., University of Iowa assistant professor of psychiatry and internal medicine, was named the American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education's Health Services Research Scholar for 2002.

The award, given to a junior faculty member, will be presented at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) meeting May 18-23 in Philadelphia. Carney Doebbeling's research proposal that earned her the award focuses on evaluating the delivery of cardiac services to psychiatric patients. She will present the findings of the proposed research at the 2003 APA meeting.

Carney Doebbeling directs the internal medicine and psychiatry combined residency training program at the UI. Her research interests include relationships between psychiatric and medical illnesses, and evaluation of medical services by patients with mental disorders.

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