Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, professor and vice-chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine, is the recipient of the prestigious 2012 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award.
Founded in honor of Dr. Beckman, an educator and pioneer in the field of psychology, the award recognizes the influence of extraordinary professors on the future of their students.
Kaslow, who also serves as chief psychologist for the Grady Health System, was one of 22 professors from universities nationwide who received a cash award this year. Beckman awards are given to those who have inspired their students to create real-world success.
Kaslow is a member of Rosalynn Carterâ€™s Mental Health Advisory Board and is a nationally recognized expert in suicide, intimate partner violence and child maltreatment, depression in children and adolescents, posttraumatic stress disorder, and education and training in psychology.
Her accomplishments include a Presidential Citation from the APA for her efforts to assist displaced interns and postdoctoral fellows in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In 2012, she received a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Pepperdine University. Additionally, Kaslow is President-Elect Designate of the American Psychological Association (APA), and a member of the APA Board of Directors. She is the recipient of multiple federal and foundation grants, has published over 270 articles, and serves as editor of the Journal of Family Psychology.