Leadership

2022-2023

Officers

President

Sarah Vinson, MD 
Atlanta

Treasurer

Ben Hunter, MD
Atlanta

President-Elect

Dilipkumar Patel, MD
Lilburn

Secretary

Eric Lewkowiez, MD
Augusta

Vice President

Jennifer Holton, MD 
Atlanta

Immediate Past President

Brian Miller, MD, PhD, MPH
Augusta

APA Assembly Representatives

Howard Maziar, MD 
Atlanta

Joe Morgan, MD 
Valdosta

Sultan Simms, MD
Atlanta

 

Trustees

2025 Trustees

Peter Ash, MD
Atlanta

Nicole Cotton, MD
Atlanta

Ivania Irby, MD
Macon

Suneel Katragadda, MD
Atlanta

Paige Marnell, MD
Savannah

 

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

 

RFM Trustees

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

Rashad Smith, MD
Morehouse School of Medicine

Justin Trop, MD
Emory University School of Medicine

Brian Birdsong, MD
Coliseum Health System

Rachel Gluck, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Mary Mercer, MD
Gateway Behavioral Health System


Committee Chairs

Advocacy & Legislative
Joe Morgan, MD
Howard Maziar, MD

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

Awards
Brian Miller, MD, PhD, MPH

International Psychiatry
Dilip Patel, MD

Community Psychiatry
Sarah Vinson, MD

Membership
Eric Lewkowiez, MD

Constitution & Bylaws
Frank Brown, MD

Newsletter Editor
Gary Weichbrodt, MD

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Brian Miller, MD, PhD, MPH

Nominating
Colleen McLemore, 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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