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Annual Meeting & Banquet 2004

Annual Scientific Program: May 2, 2004

Silver Jubilee Annual Scientific Program of the IAPA
Sunday, May 2, 2004 from 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Crystal Ballroom
Ramada New Yorker Hotel
481 8th Ave. New York City

1:30pmWelcome:Sanjay Dube, M.D., President, IAPA

1:40pmOutstanding Academician Lecture:Shitij Kapur, M.D.
"How Antipsychotics Work: From Receptors to Reality"

2:00pmSymposium:"Born Confused: Myth or Reality?"

Presenters:Dr. Madhulika Khandelwal, Ph.D
Director, Asian American Center, Queens College
City University of New York
Author of "Becoming American, Becoming Indian:
Indian Americans in New York City"

S. Mitra Kalita
Author of "Suburban Sahibs"

Ruth Ann Van Reken
Author of "Third Culture Kids"

Salman Akhtar, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College,

4:25 - 4:30 pmVote of ThanksAsha Mishra, M.D., President-Elect

Annual Business Meeting and Banquet: May 2, 2004

Silver Jubilee Business Meeting and Banquet of the IAPA
Sunday, May 2, 2004 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Shaan Restaurant
57 W. 48th Street, New York City
(212) 977-8400

7:00 p.m. Cocktails and Social Hour

8:00 p.m. President's AddressSanjay Dube, M.D.
Awards Ceremony:

Outstanding Academician Award Shitij Kapur, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC
Vice President Research, CAMH
Canada Research Chair & Professor of Psychiatry,
University of Toronto, Canada

Service AwardNyapati Rao, M.D.
Director of Residency Training at Downstate
University Medical Center, New York, NY

Exemplary Public Sector Psychiatrist AwardJanakibai Theogaraj, M.D.
Director of Substance Abuse Treatment Program
McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA

Dr. Jyotsana Pandya Outstanding Resident AwardKumar Budur, M.D.
PGY III Resident, Cleveland Clinic,
Cleveland, OH

Special Recognition AwardPrakash N. Desai, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
The University of Illinois at Chicago
Speaker APA Assembly

8:30 p.m.Business MeetingSanjay Dube, M.D.
Treasurer's ReportShiv Hatti, M.D.
Vote of ThanksAsha Mishra, M.D.
9:00 p.m.Banquet

Registration Required for Banquet

Life Members and spouses, and residents: Free before 4/20/04, and $10.00/person after 4/20/04.
General members and spouses: $5.00/person before 4/20/04, and $15.00/person after 4/20/04.
Non-members: $10.00/person before 4/20/04, and $20.00/person after 4/20/04.

2004 APA Events Featuring IAPA Members

"Bridging Across Culture and Generations: An Asian American Perspective"
Workshop of the Asian American Psychiatrists Committee

Monday, May 3 from 9am -10:30am
Belasco/Broadhurt Room
Marriot Marquis Hotel, New York City

Discussant: Salman Akhtar M.D.
2004 Kun Po Soo Award Receipient

"Facilitating Research on Minority Populations by Minority Researchers"
Workshop of the APA Assembly Committee of Representatives of Minority/Underrepresented Groups

Monday, May 3 2004 from 9am- 10:30 am
Level 3, Rooms 2D12/13
Javits Center, New York City

Chair: J.Srinivasaraghavan, MD
Panelists: Mantosh Dewan, MD, Roger Dale Walker, MD, Renato Alarcon, MD, Tana Grady Weliky, MD

"Career Development for Minority Women Psychiatrists"

Monday, May 3 from 11am until 12:30pm
Ziegfield Room, Fourth Floor
Marriot Marquis Hotel, New York City

Chair: Surinder Nand,M.D.
Panelists: Nutan Atre-Vaidya, MD, Patricia Ordorica, MD, Tanya Anderson, MD, Kathleen Kim, MD
Discussant: Nalini Juthani, M.D.

Previous IAPA Meetings

24th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 2003

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