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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.

Gabrielle ShapiroGabrielle Shapiro, M.D. - Secretary

Dr. Gabrielle Shapiro is an Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Health Systems. She is a Board Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

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.

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

Dr. Durham is the Vice Chair of Education, Department of Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center. She is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, the Associate Director for the Global and Local Center for Mental Health Disparities at BUSM/BMC and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at BUSM. She is a Diplomate of the ABPN in the Specialty of Psychiatry and the Subspecialty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dwight L. EvansDwight L. Evans, M.D.

Dwight L. Evans, M.D. is the Ruth Meltzer Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Neuroscience for Perelman School of Medicine. He is also the Psychiatrist-in-Chief for the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Karinn GloverKarinn Glover, M.D., M.P.H.

As the Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Glover teaches psychopharmacology and aspects of psychotherapy to Internal Medicine and Family Medicine residents. She is Director of the Mental Health Team for Montefiore Medical Group’s CICERO program.

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.

Dilip V. JesteDilip V. Jeste, M.D.

Dilip V. Jeste, MD is the Associate Dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care, Estelle and Edgar Levi Chair in Aging, Director of the Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging, and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, at University of California, San Diego.

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.

Justice Evelyn Lundberg StrattonJustice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton, Retired

Evelyn Lundberg Stratton, retired from the Supreme Court of Ohio after 23 years in the judiciary to pursue criminal justice reforms, particularly as they relate to mental health, juveniles, and veterans.

Monica Taylor-DesirMonica Taylor-Desir, M.D., M.P.H.

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.

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 Summer, 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.

Jeffrey GellerJeffrey Geller, M.D., M.P.H., Ex-Officio, APA Immediate Past-President

Jeffrey Geller, M.D., M.P.H. is the Immediate Past-President of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Geller is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) and recently served as Medical Director of the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital, a 290 bed public psychiatric hospital serving adults and adolescents. Prior to taking this position, Dr Geller spent 25 years as the Director of Public Sector Psychiatry at UMMS.

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

Rebecca Weintraub Brendel M.D., J.D., is President-Elect of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Dr. Brendel is Director of the Master of Bioethics Program and Associate Director of the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School.

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