The Alies Muskin Career Development Leadership Award Program (CDLP) is an intensive mentoring and professional development opportunity for early career clinicians and researchers that is offered at ADAA's Annual Conference.

This interactive learning experience challenges thinking and encourages creative discourse about anxiety, depression and co-occurring disorders in a diverse, multidisciplinary community of professionals involved in practice and research.

This program is a wonderful opportunity to benefit from episodic mentoring and to develop skills to become more professionally competitive. The CDLP's focus is to offer an environment where ADAA's next generation of leaders can flourish.

CDLP awardees are grouped among two tracks: 

  • Clinical
  • Basic Neuroscience/Clinical Research

2020 CDLP Committee

Board Liaison

Paul Holtzheimer, MD, National Center for PTSD

Clinical Track 

Jill Emanuele, PhD, Child Mind Institute - Chair
Kari Kallaher Gregory MS LPC, Positive Connections LLC

Basic Neuroscience/Clinical Research

Alicia E. Meuret, PhD, Southern Methodist University - Co-Chair
Tanja Jovanovic, PhD, Emory University - Co-Chair

  • Jim Abelson, MD, PhD - University of Michigan
  • Jeremy Coplan, MD - SUNY Downstate-Medical Center
  • Edward Craighead, PhD, Emory University
  • Jill Ehrenreich, PhD, University of Miami
  • Dawn Ionescu, MD, Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Doug Mennin, PhD, Columbia University
  • Sheila Rauch, PhD, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Naomi Simon, MD, MSc, NYU School of Medicine

Read the ADAA Committee Guidelines.

If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Kesha Patel.