February 2021 SIG Meeting

DBMH SIG Meeting Minutes


Attendees: Dawn Mason, Joanne Howard, Daphna Shaw, Sheila Umayam, Makenzie Wesner, Christina Keeney

  • Our co-chair, Dawn Mason, is running for Member at Large! Voting will occur in March. There is a virtual meet and greet next Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7 pm EST for all candidates:
     Meet & Greet: Feb 10, 2021 at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT/5 p.m. MT/4 p.m. PT
-        Register in advance:
If you cannot join on Feb. 10, you can also get to know the candidates by reading their biographical statements and watching their video statements on our candidate webpage.

  • Upcoming events:
  • Daphna is looking for speakers for the Greater Texas regional pharmacology conference- taking place in September 2021 (virtually). If you are interested in providing update to date pharmacology content in mental health, please contact her (DaphnaJShaw@gmail.com)
  • Attendees shared ideas for member retention events: early morning coffee zoom, cookie baking zoom, providing grants for students and research projects