The Eugene A. Hargrove, M.D. Mental Health Research Award
The Eugene A. Hargrove, M.D. Award seeks to honor a physician or PhD who has been recognized by colleagues for exceptional contributions in the field of Mental Health Research.
The winning candidate is honored at the Awards Dinner and Reception during the NCPA Annual Meeting and Scientific Session. The recipient receives a framed medal, a monetary award of $500.00, and will have his/her name inscribed on the perpetual Hargrove Award plaque.
Psychiatric Foundation of NC
Background of the Award
Dr. Hargrove, who died in 1978, was Director of the North Carolina State Department of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services from 1958 until 1973. This annual award (originally established by the North Carolina Foundation for Mental Health Research, Inc in 1980) is in commemoration of Dr. Hargrove’s contributions to mental health care in North Carolina and his recognition of and support for research in the public mental health system. The Psychiatric Foundation of North Carolina now presents this award to an individual who has been recognized by colleagues for exceptional contributions in the field of Mental Health Research.