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Blanche F. Ittleson Award

The Blanche F. Ittleson Award — established in 1976 in memory of noted philanthropic friend of psychiatry Blanche F. Ittleson — recognizes outstanding and published research in child and adolescent psychiatry that has resulted in, or promises to lead to, a significant advance in promoting the mental health of children. This award is funded by a grant from the Ittleson Foundation.

APA Component

  • Council on Research
  • Ittleson Research Award Committee

Program Benefits

$2,000, Plaque

Criteria / Eligibility

A psychiatrist or a group of psychiatric investigators

Nomination / Application Details

  • Cover letter
  • Summary of the research being nominated. Results of the nominee’s research must have been published within five years before the nomination or officially accepted for publication in the near future
  • Nominee’s CV

Applicants are required to submit their application to Cierra Williams at [email protected].

For all email correspondence, please type in the subject of your email: "Ittleson Award."


October 7



Award Presentation

Presented at the Early Research Career Breakfast held during APA's Annual Meeting in May.


Cierra Williams
[email protected]

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