Last Year's Award Winner: Dr. Stephen P. Hinshaw!
Dr. Stephen P. Hinshaw is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC San Francisco. He co-directs the UCSF-UC Berkeley Schwab Dyslexia and Cognitive Diversity Center and the UCSF Child, Teen, and Family Center. He investigates developmental psychopathology, ADHD in youth and young adults, sex/gender differences, risk for self-harm, and clinical trials to elucidate mechanisms underlying treatment success, both pharmacologic and psychosocial. He also researches mental illness stigma and means of reducing it at multiple levels. He has authored over 410 articles, chapters, and commentaries plus 13 books. His memoir, Another Kind of Madness: A Journey through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness, was named Best Book in Memoir/Autobiography from the American BookFest in 2018. His latest book is Straight Talk about Girls with ADHD (Guilford, 2022). Hinshaw has won numerous national and international awards for his research, including the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award (Association for Psychological Science), Distinguished Scientific Contributions Awards (American Psychological Association; Society for Research in Child Development), Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research (Brain & Behavior Research Foundation), and Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health (National Academy of Medicine). He was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2021. He is the 2023 recipient of the Outstanding Mentor Award from the Association for Psychological Science. His extensive media coverage includes the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CBS Evening News, Today Show, and many more.