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.

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Louis J. Kraus, M.D., DFAPA, FAACAP

Dr. Louis Kraus is the Women's Board Professor and Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center and the Director of the Rush Autism Assessment, Research and Treatment Services Center.

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Owen Garrick, M.D., M.B.A.

Dr. Owen Garrick is President & Chief Operating Officer at Bridge Clinical Research. He is responsible for managing the Clinical Trials and Investigator Training business units, and oversees all financial, administrative and legal aspects of the company.

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Dwight 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.

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Saul LevinKarinn 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.

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Maureen O'Gara Hackett

Maureen O'Gara Hackett has worked in the philanthropy sector for over 30 years, serving as Chairman of the Board of several non-profit organizations, an adviser to many, and an avid supporter of the community at-large.

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Saul LevinDilip 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.

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Judge Steven Leifman

Miami-Dade County Judge Steve Leifman currently chairs the Florida Supreme Court's Task Force on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues in the Court and the Mental Health Committee for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida.

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Uyen-Khanh Quang-Dang, M.D., M.Sc.

Dr. Quang-Dang worked for two years on leading the effort to found the Cultural Psychiatry Area of Distinction at UCSF in January 2014, and is also its inaugural graduate. Her career interests include mental health advocacy, geriatric psychiatry, cultural psychiatry, and psychotherapy.

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Steven S. Sharfstein, M.D., M.P.A.

Dr. Steven S. Sharfstein is President Emeritus and former Chief Executive Officer of the Sheppard Pratt Health System, where he worked for 30 years. He is also Clinical Professor and Vice Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland.

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Saul LevinFrancisco (Frank) Fernandez, M.D.

Francisco (Frank) Fernandez, M.D., recently joined The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as the Inaugural Dean of the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, Vice President for Health Affairs, and Professor of Psychiatry.

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Gabrielle Shapiro, M.D.

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.

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Bruce J. Schwartz, M.D.

Dr. Schwartz is the Treasurer of the American Psychiatric Association, and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Deputy Chair and Clinical Director of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Montefiore Medical Center.

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Anita Everett, M.D.

Anita Everett, M.D. is Immediate Past President of the American Psychiatric Association and served as President of APA from 2017 to 2018. Dr. Everett is the Chief Medical Officer at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Director of the Office of Chief Medical Officers (OCMO). The OCMO is strategically positioned within SAMHSA to facilitate the development of policy, practice and programs that comport with best practices and current trends in contemporary health care.

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Gregory 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. From 2005-2016, he was Associate Chair for Education and Academic Affairs for the Department of Psychiatry, from 2006-2007, he was Vice Chair of the department, then served as Interim Chair until his appointment as Chair in 2010.

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Lama Bazzi, M.D.

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.

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