Professor Andrew Chanen receives top US honour for his outstanding work in the field of Personality Disorders

Professor Chanen has recieved the 2017 ‘Distinguished Achievement in the Field of Severe Personality Disorders’ Award.


He was selected by the Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Centre at New York Presbyterian Hospital for his professional achievements in the field of Personality Disorders, and in recognition of his advancement and understanding of prevention and early intervention for borderline personality disorders in young people. Additionally, Professor Chanen is only the twelfth person to be honoured with this Award. He will receive it today at the Annual Conference of the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders.

New York Presbyterian is one of America’s most comprehensive academic health care delivery systems, consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, ground-breaking research, as well as innovative, patient-centred clinical care.