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NEOMED gets a $7.5 Million Grant to Integrate Psychiatric Education

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The Peg Founcation $7.5 million grant was awarded Thursday evening.

Peg’s Foundation, formerly the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, is giving $7.5 million to the Department of Psychiatry at Northeast Ohio Medical University. 

Dr. Mark Munetz
Dr. Mark Munetz says the grant will help integrate training.

It’s believed to be the largest single grant ever given specifically for mental health treatment studies by a private foundation in Ohio.

NEOMED Psychiatry Chair Dr. Mark Munetzthe says the money will go toward the department’s centers of excellence: Best Practices in Schizophrenia; Campus Safety & Mental Health; and Criminal Justice Coordinating.

“Previously the foundation had supported our Best Center, and to a lesser degree the other two centers, which we realized was really siloing what were complicated problems that had a lot of overlap.

The grant announced Thursday brings Peg’s Foundation’s support of NEOMED to $20.5 million in the past 12 years.