Council Members

AAPA Council Members
Founded 1961

Executive Committee

PRESIDENT
Creelman
Wayne Creelman, M.D.
McCabe Clinical Eminent Scholar and Professor
B.A. Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts
M.D. Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
Internship: Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut
Residency: Psychiatry, The Institute of Living, Hartford, Connecticut
M.T.S. Ave Maria University, Naples, Florida
M.B.A: Medaille College, Buffalo, New York
M.M.M. Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
UF Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine
840 37th Place
Suite 2
Vero Beach, FL 32960
O:  772-794-0179
FAX:  772-794-1091
Email:  wcreelman@yahoo.com
Term:  May 2016 – May 2017

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT and Chair of the Nominating Committee
Geetha Jayaram, M.D.
Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Meyer 4-181
Baltimore, MD 21218
O:  410-955-2237
Email:  gjayara1@jhmi.edu
Term:  May 2016 – May 2017

PRESIDENT-ELECT and Chair of the Bylaws Committee
John Wilkaitis, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Brentwood Behavioral Healthcare
Interim Medical Director – CARES
3531 Lakeland Drive – Suite 1052
Jackson, MS 39232
O:  601-939-7990
Email:  jwbulk@gmail.com
Term:  May 2016 – May 2017

SECETARY & TREASURER
Manish Sapra, M.D.
WPIC and Clinic of UPMC
WPIC Room E-509
3811 O’Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 1521
Email:  sapram@upmc.edu
Term:  May 2016 – May 2018

COUNCILORS:
Victor Buwalda, M.D.
Email:  imsep@xs4all.nl
Term:  May 2015 – May 2019

Private Practice and Managed Care Committee Chair
Lawrence Goldberg, M.D.
United Behavioral Healthcare
100 Penn Square East
Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3387
O: 215-557-5787
Email: Lawrence_goldberg@uhc.com
Term: May 2007 – May 2017

Barry K. Herman, M.D., MMM
277 Upper Gulph Road
Radnor, PA 19087
O: 610-687-4354
FAX: 610-687-4355
Email: rockdoc50@aol.com
May 2015 – May 2017

Yad Jabbarpour, M.D.
Office of the Chief of Staff
Catawba Hospital
PO Box 200
Catawba, VA 24070
Email: yad.jabbarpour@dbhds.virginia.edu
Term: May 2015 – May 2017

Ethics Committee Chair

unnamedH. Steven Moffic, M.D.
MCW Department of Psychiatry – Clinics of Tosa
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
O: 414-456-8950
FAX: 414-456-6295
Email: rustevie@mac.com
Term: May 2009 – May 2017

Thomas Newmark, M.D.
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
2250 Chapel Avenue West, Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
O: 856-482-9000
Email: tsnewmarkmd@yahoo.com
May 2016 – May 2018

Pedro Ruiz, M.D.
843 Longview Drive
Sugarland, TX 77478
O: 713-392-5990
Email: pruizmd@outlook.com
Term: May 2009 – May 2017

Steven S. Sharfstein, M.D.
Sheppard &Enoch Pratt Hospital
PO Box 6815
Baltimore, MD 21285-6815
O: 410-938-3401
FAX: 410-938-3406
Email: ssharfstein@sheppardpratt.org
Term: May 2009 – May 2017

Wes Sowers, M.D.
206 Burry Avenue
Bradford Woods, PA 15015-1240
O: 412-350-3716
FAX: 412-350-3880
Email: sowers6253@consolidated.net
Term: May 2009 – May 2017

Academic Psychiatry Committee Chair
Michael Vergare, M.D.
Jefferson Medical College
833 Chestnut Street
#210-A
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4414
O: 215-955-6912
FAX: 215-923-8219
Email: michael.vergare@jefferson.edu
Term: May 2007 – May 2017

NewsJournal Editor
Sy Saeed, M.D., M.S., F.R.S.H., Chairman
Professor and Chairman – Department of Psychiatric Medicine
The Brody School of Medicine
Brody 4E-100
600 Moye Boulevard
Greenville, NC 27834
O: 252-744-2660
FAX: 252-744-3815
Email: saeeds@ecu.edu

INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
Victor Buwalda, M.D.
Email: imsep@xs4all.nl

Jorge A. Jaber Filho,M.D.
Email: angelahollanda@hotmail.com

APA ASSEMBLY LIAISON

Barry K. Herman, M.D., MMM
Co-Representative: Arthur Lazarus, M.D.

MIT Representative
Pallavi Joshi, M.D.
1920 Grammercy Avenue
Torrance, CA 90501
Email:  thepjoshi@gmail.com
Term:  May 2016 – May 2018

Central Office:
Frances Roton Bell
PO Box 570218
Dallas, TX 75357-0218
O: 800-650-5888
H: 972-613-3997
FAX: 972-613-5532
Email: frda1@airmail.net

List Serve: aapa@wpaweb.com

AAPA Past Presidents

1961-1962 Archie Crandell, M.D.
1962-1963 M. Duane Sommerness, M.D.
1963-1965 William S. Hall, M.D.
1965-1966 Herman B. Snow, M.D.
1966-1967 Donald F. Moore, M.D.
1967-1968 Francis Tyce, M.D.
1968-1969 Harry Brunt, M.D.
1969-1970 Walter Fox, M.D.
1970-1971 Dean Brooks, M.D.
1971-1972 George Zubowicz, M.D.
1972-1973 Emanuel Silk, M.D.
1973-1974 Hubert Carbone, M.D.
1974-1975 Hayden H. Donahue, M.D.
1975-1976 Ethal Bonn, M.D.
1976-1977 George Phillips, M.D.
1977-1978 John Hamilton, M.D.
1978-1979 Thomas T. Tourlentes, M.D.
1979-1980 Mehadin Arafeh, M. D.
1980-1981 Roger Peele, M.D.
1981-1982 Stuart Keill, M.D.
1982-1983 Gloria Faretra, M.D.
1983-1984 Darold A. Treffert, M.D.
1984-1985 Thomas G. Conklin, M.D.
1985-1986 John Talbott, M.D.
1986-1987 Dave M. Davis, M.D.
1987-1988 Robert W. Gibson, M.D.
1988-1989 Robert J. Campbell, M.D.
1989-1990 Stephen Rachlin, M.D.
1990-1991 Haydee Kort, M.D.
1991-1992 Boris Astrachan, M.D.
1992-1993 Gerald H. Flamm, M.D.
1993-1995 A. Anthony Arce, M.D.
1995-1997 L. Mark Russakoff, M.D.
1997-1999 Paul Rodenhauser, M.D.
1999-2001 Gordon H. Clark, Jr., M.D.
2001-2003 Christopher G. Fichtner, M.D.
2003-2005 Thomas W. Hester, M.D.
2005-2007 Shivkumar Hatti, M.D., MBA
2007-2009 Arthur Lazarus, M.D.
2009-2011 Douglas Brandt, M.D.
2011-2013 Barry Herman, M.D.
2013-2015 Thomas Newmark, M.D.
2015-2016 Geetha Jayaram, M.D.