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    Board of Directors

    Saul LevinSaul Levin, M.D., M.P.A., Chair

    Saul M. Levin, M.D., M.P.A., is the Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Chair of the APA Foundation Board of Directors, and Clinical Professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

    Monico Taylor-DesirMonica Taylor-Desir, M.D., M.P.H., Secretary

    Monica Taylor-Desir, M.D., M.P.H. is a Senior Associate Consultant with the department of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. where she serves as a community psychiatrist for the Olmsted County Assertive Community Treatment Team and as the co-chair for the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology.

    Lama BazziLama Bazzi, M.D., Treasurer

    Dr. Lama Bazzi completed her training in adult psychiatry at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. She then pursued further training in Forensic Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. During her fellowship she developed an interest in the role a forensic expert plays in educating judges and lawyers on the complexities of mental illness.

    Gregory W. DalackGregory W. Dalack, M.D.

    Gregory W. Dalack is the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. He began work at the University of Michigan in 1992 and served in a variety of leadership roles in the Mental Health Service at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System through 2005.

    Nicole Del CastilloNicole Del Castillo, M.D., M.P.H.

    Nicole Del Castillo, M.D., M.P.H. is the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Carle Illinois College of Medicine. Her work has focused on supporting students, faculty, staff, and trainees which includes resident physicians, fellow physicians, and postdoctoral researchers; implementing programs that increase culturally responsive care; and delivering diversity and inclusion educational and enrichment programs and conferences.

    Michelle DurhamMichelle Durham, M.D., M.P.H., FAPA

    Michelle P. Durham, M.D., M.P.H., DFAPA, DFAACAP is a triple boarded physician with national certification in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine.

    Eleni Greenwood-JaswaEleni Greenwood-Jaswa, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.O.G.

    Eleni Greenwood Jaswa, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.O.G., received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees with Distinction from Stanford University simultaneously in 2007. She worked briefly as a healthcare investment banking analyst before attending medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, where she received numerous awards for academic excellence.

    Ray HsiaoRay Hsiao, M.D.

    Ray Hsiao, M.D. serves as the Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program & Co-Director of the Adolescent Substance Abuse Program at Seattle Children's Hospital. In addition to his responsibilities at Children's, he serves as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

    Edmond PiEdmond Pi, M.D.

    Edmond H. Pi, M.D. is a Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine. He is also a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University of California Los Angeles. He previously served as Executive Vice Chair, Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs, and Director of Residency Training Program of the Department of Psychiatry at different medical schools in the U.S.

    Maureen Van NielMaureen Van Niel, M.D.

    Maureen Sayres Van Niel, M.D. is a reproductive psychiatrist and a national leader and researcher in the field of women’s mental health and mental health care disparities in women and minorities.

    Ben ZobristBen Zobrist

    Ben Zobrist began playing baseball at eight years old but never envisioned a professional career in the sport. Zobrist had a successful career at Olivet Nazarene for his first three collegiate years and transferred to Dallas Baptist University for his senior year where he graduated with a degree in Communications. Zobrist has established himself as one of the most versatile players in the league, having started at every position on the field except for pitcher and catcher.

    Richard SummerRichard Summers, M.D., Ex-Officio, APA Treasurer

    Richard F. Summers, MD is Senior Residency Advisor and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. He served as Co-Director of Residency Training at Penn from 1998 to 2017.

    Rebecca W. BrendelRebecca W. Brendel, M.D., J.D., Ex-Officio, APA Immediate Past President

    Rebecca Weintraub Brendel M.D., J.D., is Immediate Past President of the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

    Ramaswamy ViswanathanRamaswamy Viswanathan, M.D., Dr.Med.Sc., Ex-Officio, APA President-Elect

    Ramaswamy Viswanathan, M.D., Dr.Med.Sc., served as elected Trustee of Minority and Under-Represented Groups on the APA Board in the years 2017-2019.

    John Guy LooneyJohn Guy Looney, M.D., M.B.A.

    John Looney, M.D., M.B.A. is a child psychiatrist of national stature, a valued contributor to the School and the University for 30 years.

    Amira AthanasiosAmira Athanasios, M.D., APAF Guest Fellow

    Amira Athanasios, M.D. is chief resident in psychiatry at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

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