NAMI Honors Exemplary Psychiatrists From 13 States

PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has honored 17 doctors as "Exemplary Psychiatrists" at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) annual conference in Philadelphia.

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"We are proud to honor these psychiatrists for their exceptional dedication to people living with mental illness," said NAMI Executive Director Michael J. Fitzpatrick.

NAMI's annual Exemplary Psychiatrists Awards honor psychiatrists who "go the extra mile" in their commitment to excellent care, reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness and working closely with NAMI members in their communities for public education and advocacy

Honorees were nominated by NAMI State Organizations or NAMI Affiliates.

HONOREES:

Alabama


Richard C. Shelton, M.D.       

Birmingham

California


Dilip V. Jeste, M.D.         

San Diego

Connecticut


Daniel M. Koenigsberg, M.D.            

Woodbridge

Florida


Rajiv Tandon, M.D.           

Gainesville

Maryland


Archana Goel Leon-Guerrero, M.D.   

Ellicott City 

Elias Karim Shaya, M.D.               

Baltimore

Minnesota


Ivan W. Sletten, M.D.              

Stillwater

Scott J. Crow, M.D.         

Minneapolis

David G. Einzig, M.D.            

St. Paul

Iowa


Mark A. Preston, M.D.                  

West Des Moines

New Hampshire


Alexander de Nesnera, M.D.           

Concord

New Jersey


Rosalie Greenberg, M.D.             

Summit

Robert G. Stern, M.D.              

Cedar Grove                        

New Mexico


Robert R. Franklin, M.D., M.P.H., T.M.

Taos

Ohio


Steven W. Jewell, M.D.

Akron

Texas


Anamari Camis Milam, M.D.

San Antonio

Utah


Douglas D. Gray, M.D.              

Salt Lake City

About NAMI
NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope.

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SOURCE National Alliance on Mental Illness



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