2018 Renfield Award
On March 23rd, 2018, the Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health was awarded to Vandana Gopikumar, PhD, Co-Founder of The Banyan and The Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health. Dr. Gopikumar received the award and spoke about her work in helping women with mental health problems in India. She co-founded both organizations with Vaishnavi Jayakumar. Dean Antonia Villarruel introduced Dr. Gopikumar and presented her with the award.
Following the award ceremony and lecture, attendees and special guests were invited to a reception for Dr. Gopikumar.