About AAPL
AAPL Governance


President Richard Frierson, MD
President-elect William Newman, MD
Vice President Richard Martinez, MD
Vice President James Knoll, MD
Secretary Michael Champion, MD
Treasurer Stuart Anfang, MD
Immediate Past President Christopher R. Thompson, MD

Current Councilors

2018-2021 Joseph Penn, MD
2016-2019 Reena Kapoor, MD
2016-2019 Anna Glezer, MD
2016-2019 Hal S. Wortzel, MD
2017-2020 Karen Rosenbaum, MD
2017-2020 Britta Ostermeyer, MD
2017-2020 Trent Holmberg, MD
2018-2021 Renee Sorrentino, MD
2018-2021 Patricia Westmoreland, MD

Medical Director

2013- Jeffrey S. Janofsky, MD
1995-2013 Howard V. Zonana, MD
1972-1995 Jonas R. Rappeport, MD

Executive Director

Jacquelyn T. Coleman, C.A.E.

Publication Editors

Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Michael A. Norko, MD
Newsletter Joseph Simpson, MD, PhD

Program Committee Chair

Susan Hatters Friedman, MD

Past Presidents

2017-2018 Christopher R. Thompson, MD
2016-2017 Michael A. Norko, MD
2015-2016 Emily A. Keram, MD
2014-2015 Graham D. Glancy, MB
2013-2014 Robert Weinstock, MD
2012-2013 Debra A. Pinals, MD
2011-2012 Charles L. Scott, MD
2010-2011 Peter Ash, MD
2009-2010 Stephen B. Billick, MD
2008-2009 Patricia R. Recupero, MD, JD
2007-2008 Jeffrey S. Janofsky, MD
2006-2007 Alan R. Felthous, MD
2005-2006 Robert I. Simon, MD
2004-2005 Robert T.M. Phillips, MD, PhD
2003-2004 Robert Wettstein, MD
2002-2003 Roy J. O’Shaughnessy, MD
2001-2002 Larry Strasburger, MD
2000-2001 Jeffrey Metzner, MD
1999-2000 Thomas G. Gutheil, MD
1998-1999 Larry R. Faulkner, MD
1997-1998 Renée L. Binder, MD
1996-1997 Ezra E. H. Griffith, MD
1995-1996 Paul S. Appelbaum, MD
1994-1995 Park E. Dietz, MD, PhD, MPH
1993-1994 John M. Bradford, MB
1992-1993 Howard V. Zonana, MD
1991-1992 Kathleen M. Quinn, MD
1990-1991 Richard T. Rada, MD
1989-1990 Joseph D. Bloom, MD
1988-1989 William H. Reid, MD
1987-1988 Richard Rosner, MD
1986-1987 J. Richard Ciccone, MD
1985-1986 Selwyn M. Smith, MD
1984-1985 Phillip J. Resnick, MD
1983-1984 Loren H. Roth, MD
1982-1983 Abraham L. Halpern MD
1981-1982 Stanley L. Portnow, MD
1980-1981 Herbert E. Thomas, MD
1979-1980 Nathan I. Sidley, MD
1978-1979 Irwin N. Perr, MD
1975-1977 Gerald J. Sarwer-Foner, MD
1973-1975 Seymour L. Pollack, MD
1971-1973 Robert L. Sadoff, MD
1969-1971 Jonas R. Rappeport, MD