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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Quillen College of Medicine

Resident Achievements

Recent Resident Achievements


Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Resident Award in Psychiatry--third year medical students select the psychiatry resident who demonstrates excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service

Whitney Gilley, MD 2015
Whitney Gilley, MD 2016
Suzanne Azzazy, DO 2017

Caduceus Award (selected by M-3)- Honors the Psychiatry resident who has gone above and beyond their call as educator and mentor

Reagan Gilley, MD 2015
Suzanne Azzazy, DO 2016
Reagan Gilley, MD 2017

(2016 Caduceus Psychiatry Resident Nominees for this award were: Dylan Strohl, Eugene Owsley, Jeff Forrest, Joseph Ikekwere, Joshua McDevitt, Keith White and Reagan Gilley)

Third Year Medical Student Psychiatry Rotation -Best Resident Teaching Recognition since Nov 2015

Suzanne Azzazy, DO
Tazley Hobbs, MD (2 rotations)
Joshua McDevitt, DO (3 rotations)
Joseph Ikekwere, MD (3 rotations)
Dylan Strohl, MD (4 rotations)
Reagan Gilley, MD (2 rotations)
Whitney Gilley, MD
Eugene Owlsley, MD
Kevin Rowe, DO
Tony Hu, DO

Resident of the Month Recognition -for an unsolicited special resident contribution


David Burrow, MD                                            
Ryan Stump, MD                                             
Jeremiah Hopkins, MD                                      
Joshua McDevitt, MD                                        

Whitney Gilley, MD
Eugene Owsley, MD
Dan Nicolau, MD
Suzanne Azzazy, DO
Dhashani Nadarajah, MD
Dylan Strohl, MD
Tazley Hobbs, MD


Joseph Ikekwere, MD
Dylan Strohl, MD
Samar Abdel-Jabbar, MD
Geeta Tadepalli, MD
Cory McNamara, MD
Eugene Owsley MD
Dyan Darang, MD

Louis A. Cancellaro Award- Award honoring a graduating resident who has demonstrated excellence in clinical practice, shown compassion in the care of patients, and has demonstrated outstanding leadership potential.

Clemence Nyandjo, MD (2015)
David Burrow, MD (2016)
Reagan Gilley, MD (2017)

Beyond the Call of Duty Award- selected by the residents to be presented to a faculty, staff, or resident involved in resident training experiences at any site

Kamran Hayel, MD (2017)
Keith White, MD (2016)
Harold Elliott MD (2015)


American Psychiatric Association Scientific Meeting and Clinical TMS Society Conference, May 2017."Evidence-Based Literature Review of Maintenance Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (MTMS)". Ikekwere J, et al

American Psychiatric Association, Atlanta, GA May 2016. Associations of Alcohol Consumption and Marijuana Use With Major Depressive Episode: results From the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health Data. Ikekwere J, et al

Society of Biological Psychiatry, Atlanta, GA, May 2016. High levels of Norepinephrine-Dopamine Reuptake inhibitor Bupropion Suppresses Chronic NMDA-antagonist Dextromethorphan Abuse in a U.S. Combat Veteran with PTSD, Agrawal, N

Society of Biological Psychiatry, Atlanta, GA, May 2016. Glutamate vs Dopamine Dysregulation: What NMDA-receptor Antagonist Ketamine is Teaching us about Mood Disorders (the Role of DARPP-32). Agrawal, N

Electroencephalography and Clinical Neuroscience Society, Munich, Germany, September 2015. Glutamate vs. Dopamine Dysregulation: What Ketamine is Teaching Us About Mood Disorders. Agrawal, N

Recent Resident Fellowships

2015-16  Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  Medical University of South Carolina

               Geriatric                                        Medical University of South Carolina

2016-17  Forensics                                      Case Western University

               Addictions                                     University of New Mexico

2017-18 Sleep Medicine                              Dartmouth College

              Addictions                                      University of Louisville

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