2012 Exemplary Psychiatrist Award Winners
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.
"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.
NAMI honors 17 exemplary psychiatrists:
Richard C. Shelton, M.D. – Birmingham
Dilip V. Jeste, M.D. - San Diego
Daniel M. Koenigsberg, M.D. - Woodbridge
Rajiv Tandon, M.D. - Gainesville
Archana Goel Leon-Guerrero, M.D- Ellicott City
Elias Karim Shaya, M.D. - Baltimore
Ivan W. Sletten, M.D. - Stillwater
Scott J. Crow, M.D. - Minneapolis
David G. Einzig, M.D - St. Paul
Mark A. Preston, M.D. - West Des Moines
Alexander de Nesnera, M.D. - Concord
Rosalie Greenberg, M.D. - Summit
Robert G. Stern, M.D. - Cedar Grove
Robert R. Franklin, M.D., M.P.H., T.M. - Taos
Steven W. Jewell, M.D. - Akron
Anamari Camis Milam, M.D. - San Antonio
Douglas D. Gray, M.D. - Salt Lake City
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