Thursday, December 13, 2018

APPA 2018 Fall Educational Conference Wrap-Up

Congratulations to the following winners of the Fall 2018 Poster Contest:

1st Place – Lauren Chastain, Shyla Hossain, Shanthi Gatla
Overdose without the Dose: A Case Study of Patient Handoff in Psychiatry (Abstract 18-2-4)

2nd Place – Tina Jackson, Lindsey Stewart, Adam Ali, Peyman Tashkandi
Cost Analysis of Implementing Contraception in a Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Facility in Mobile, AL (Abstract 18-2-06)

3rd Place – Garrett Dunn
Stable, Low-Dose Quetiapine Causing Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in an Elderly Patient (Abstract 18-2-01)
All abstracts submitted for competition are available on APPA’s website in the Members-In-Training section.

Shyla Hossain, 1st Place winner, is pictured with Hal Veits, MD, DLFAPA, and Dan Dahl, MD.

Garrett Dunn, 3rd Place winner, is pictured with Dan Dahl, MD, Hal Veits, MD, DLFAPA, and Tarak Vasavada, MD, DFAPA.

Our welcome reception at the Mobile Carnival Museum was a big hit! The Mardi Gras-themed event included delicious food and stellar music by the Excelsior Band.

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 7-14) APPA President-elect Godehard Oepen, MD, PhD, DFAPA, presented President J. Luke Engeriser, MD, FAPA, with a proclamation signed by Gov. Kay Ivey

Future APPA Meeting Dates and Locations

April 5-7, 2019
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

October 4-5, 2019
Bohemian Hotel, Mountain Brook

April 3-5, 2020
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Baytowne Conference Center

October 9-10, 2020
Marriott Legends Capitol Hill, Prattville


The Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association is proudly managed by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.