About AAPL
AAPL Governance


President Susan Hatters Friedman, MD
President-elect James Knoll, MD
Vice President Karen Rosenbaum, MD
Vice President Britta Ostermeyer, MD
Secretary Trent Holmberg, MD
Treasurer Stuart Anfang, MD
Immediate Past President Liza Gold, MD
Underrepresented/Minority councilor Rosa Negron-Munoz, MD
Women’s Councilor Anne McBride, MD
Early Career Councilor Corina Freitas, MD
Early Career Councilor-elect Ashley VanDerCar, MD

Current Councilors

2021-2024 Abishek Jain, MD
2021-2024 James Reynolds, MD
2021-2024 Joseph Simpson, MD
2020-2023 Ariana Nesbit, MD
2020-2023 William Connor Darby, MD
2020-2023 Praveen Kambam, MD
2019-2022 Anthony Tamburello, MD
2019-2022 Ryan Wagoner, MD
2019-2022 Nathan Kolla, 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

54th Annual Meeting Program Committee Co-Chairs

Ryan Hall, MD
Karen Rosenbaum, MD

Past Presidents

2020-2021 Liza Gold, MD
2019-2020 William Newman, MD
2018-2019 Richard L. Frierson, MD
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