New 2022-2023 MPS Leadership

Congratulations to the members indicated by (*) who were elected last month to MPS positions for the coming year!  They are listed along with other voting members of the MPS Council.


President:                    Jessica V. Merkel-Keller, M.D.
President-Elect:          *Carol Vidal, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Secretary-Treasurer:  *Theodora G. Balis, M.D.
Council Chair:            Virginia L. Ashley, M.D.


*Benedicto R. Borja, M.D.
*Kim L. Bright, M.D.
*Catherine L. Harrison-Restelli, M.D.
Tyler C. Hightower, M.D., M.P.H.
Ronald F. Means, M.D.
Rachna S. Raisinghani, M.D.
*Samuel L. Williams, III, M.D., M.B.A.
Michael A. Young, M.D., M.S.

Resident-Fellow Member Councilor
*Karen Dionesotes, M.D., M.P.H.

Early Career Psychiatrist Councilor
Marissa A. Flaherty, M.D.

Past Presidents

Mark J. Ehrenreich, M.D.
Marsden H. McGuire, M.D.

APA Assembly Representatives

*Annette L. Hanson, M.D.
Elias K. Shaya, M.D.
Brian Zimnitzky, M.D.

MedChi Delegate
Enrique I. Oviedo, M.D.

APA Area 3 Trustee
Geetha Jayaram, M.D.

In addition, the following members were elected to a three-year term on the Nominations and Elections Committee:

Mark J. Ehrenreich, M.D.
Geetha Jayaram, M.D.

A total of 216 ballots were cast this year, with a participation rate of 30%.

In other election news, the MPS is being recognized with the 2022 APA Assembly Award for the District Branch with the Highest Percentage of Voting in the APA national election (28%).