The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the recipients of five of its 2012 Society awards. These individuals will be honored at the Awards Symposium at the Society’s 56th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 28 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. In addition to receiving their awards at that time, each will give a presentation.
Prof Evelyn Bromet from State University of New York at Stony Brook said, “This is the first study which uses a standardized method to compare depression and MDE across countries and cultures. We have shown that depression is a significant public health concern across all regions of the world and is strongly linked to social conditions. Understanding the patterns and causes of depression can help global initiatives in reducing the impact of depression on individual lives and in reducing the burden to society.”Notes to EditorsEvelyn Bromet, Laura Helena Andrade, Irving Hwang, Nancy A Sampson, Jordi Alonso, Giovanni de Girolamo, Ron de Graaf, Koen Demyttenaere, Chiyi Hu, Noboro Iwata, Aimee N Karam, Jagdish Kaur, Stanislav Kostyuchenko, Jean Pierre Lepine, Daphna Levinson, Herbert Matschinger, Maria Elena Medina Mora, Mark Oakley Browne, Jose Posada Villa, Maria Carmen Viana, David R Williams and Ronald C Kessler.
Born Phoebe Ann Mosey on August 13, 1860 as one of nine children near Willowdell, Ohio, Annie lived in poverty with her mother Susan after her father Jacob died when she was six years old, eventually moving out at age nine to work as hired help for a local family. She discovered her natural talent for sharpshooting at the age of fifteen, and soon married one of her first shooting match opponents, Frank E. Butler..
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