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    Board of Directors

    Marketa M. WillsMarketa M. Wills, M.D., M.B.A., Chair

    Marketa M. Wills, M.D., M.B.A., FAPA, is the CEO/Medical Director of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). On June 1, 2024, she assumed the helm as the APA’s eighth CEO—and became the first Black American and first woman to occupy this critical role for the 180-year professional society.

    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.

    Farha Abbasi, M.D.Farha Abbasi, M.D.

    Dr. Farha Abbasi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Michigan State University and core faculty member of the Muslim Studies Program.

    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.

    Steve Koh, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.Steve Koh, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., Ex-Officio, APA Treasurer

    Steve Koh, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A. is HS Clinical Professor and Chief of General Psychiatry Division and Director of Community Psychiatry Program at University of California, San Diego.

    Petros Levounis, M.D., M.A.Petros Levounis, M.D., M.A., Ex-Officio, APA Immediate Past President

    Petros Levounis, M.D., M.A., is Immediate Past- President of the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

    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.

    Theresa M. Miskimen Rivera, M.D.Theresa M. Miskimen Rivera, M.D., Ex-Officio, APA President-Elect

    Theresa Miskimen, M.D., serves as Chair and Medical Director of the Department of Psychiatry at Hunterdon Medical Center, Flemington, New Jersey.

    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.

    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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