Congratulations to the following members on their election to MPS positions!
President Elect: Jessica V. Merkel-Keller, M.D.
Secretary-Treasurer: Carolina Vidal, M.D., M.P.H.
Councilor: Tyler C. Hightower, M.D., M.P.H.
Two-year term Ronald F. Means, M.D.
Rachna S. Raisinghani, M.D.
Michael Young, M.D., M.S.
Early Career Psychiatrist Councilor: Marissa A. Flaherty, M.D.
Resident-Fellow Member Councilor: Karen Dionesotes, M.D., M.P.H.
APA Assembly Representative: Elias K. Shaya, M.D.
MedChi Delegate: Enrique I. Oviedo, M.D.
Alternate MedChi Delegate: Idris Leppla, M.D.
Nominations & Elections Committee: Susan W. Lehmann, M.D.
Three-year term Crystal C. Watkins, M.D., Ph.D.
MPS Constitution changes for Ethics Committee composition were approved by 95% of voters.
A total of 190 ballots were cast this year, up slightly from last year and participation increased to over 27% .
Virginia L. Ashley, M.D. will serve as MPS President for the 2021-2022 year.
Council voted unanimously on April 13 to approve these results, which were presented by Nominations and Elections Committee Chair Ann Hackman, M.D.