Leadership

2021-2022

Officers

President

Brian Miller, MD, PhD, MPH 
Augusta

Treasurer

Jennifer Holton, MD
Atlanta

President-Elect

Sarah Vinson, MD
Augusta

Secretary

Ben Hunter, MD
Atlanta

Vice President

Dilipkumar Patel, MD 
Lilburn

Immediate Past President

Colleen McLemore, MD
Athens

APA Assembly Representatives

Howard Maziar, MD 
Atlanta

Joe Morgan, MD 
Valdosta

Sultan Simms, MD
Atlanta

 

Trustees

2024 Trustees

Anita Mikita, MD
Milledgeville

Kristine Hsu-McDaniel, MD
Decatur 

Emile Risby, MD
Lithonia

John Tumeh, MD
Atlanta

2023 Trustees

Alana Cox, MD
Savannah

Matthew Norman, MD
Atlanta

Elizabeth Furbish, MD
Milledgeville

Justin Palanci, MD
Atlanta 

Steven Hines, MD
Athens

 

2022 Trustees

Joel Axler, MD
Atlanta

Deepti Bhasin, MD
Warner Robins

LaShondra Gadson, MD
Atlanta

Ben Hunter, MD
Atlanta 

Kalpana Prasad, MD
Decatur 

 

 

RFM Trustees

Daniel Phan, MD
Medical College of Georgia/Augusta Univ.

Rashad Smith, MD
Morehouse School of Medicine

Justin Palanci, MD
Emory University School of Medicine

Ivania Irby, MD
Coliseum Health System


Committee Chairs

Advocacy & Legislative
Joe Morgan, MD
Howard Maziar, MD

Investment

Peter Ash, MD
Joseph Bona, MD, MBA (2016 - 2020)

Awards
Ray Kotwicki, MD, MPH
Sultan Simms, MD

International Psychiatry
Dilip Patel, MD

Community Psychiatry
Sarah Vinson, MD

Membership
Brian Miller, MD

Constitution & Bylaws
Frank Brown, MD

Newsletter Editor
Gary Weichbrodt, MD

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Brian Miller, MD

Nominating
Sultan Simms, MD

Early Career Psychiatrists (ECP)
Ben Hunter, MD
Sarah Vinson, MD

Georgia Psychiatry PAC
Co-Chair: Howard Maziar, MD
Co-Chair: Joe Morgan, MD

Ethics
Peter Ash, MD

GaFPER
Ray Kotwicki, MD
Howard Maziar, MD

Private Practice
Jeffrey Winston, MD 

Women's
Jennifer Holton, MD

                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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