The Frank J. Menolascino Award, established in 1997, recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to psychiatric services for persons with intellectual development disorders/development disabilities, through direct clinical services and/or dissemination of knowledge through teaching or research. The award was established in memory of Frank J. Menolascino, M.D., an authority on mental health among persons with intellectual development disorders and developmental disabilities.
$500, Plaque, Award lecture at the Annual Meeting in 2023
Criteria / Eligibility
APA member who has made significant contributions to psychiatric services for persons with intellectual development disorders/development disabilities
Nomination / Application Details
- Only APA members may submit nominations
- Letter of recommendation
- Nominee’s CV
- Nominee’s 100-word biographical sketch
- Two letters of endorsement (may be from nonmembers)
In 2023, the award will be presented at the Annual Meeting in May with a lecture on a day and time to be determined.