Undergraduate education at Barnard College, Columbia University.
Graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa with honors in psychology.
Medical School training at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine.
Residency Training at Brown University, one year of internal medicine at Miriam Hospital, with three years of adult psychiatry. Special rotations in consult liaison psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, group, family therapy and community psychiatry.
Medical Director at East Bay Mental Health center for 14 years, currently in private practice in Barrington, RI. Clinical duties include treating adolescents, adults and elders with a variety of psychiatric illnesses. Special expertise in the treatment of patients with mood, anxiety, ADHD, loss, life adjustment issues, smoking cessation, stress and weight management. Board certified in adult and geriatric psychiatry.
Appointed to the Governor's Council on Mental health and chairperson of the Community Psychiatrists of Rhode Island. Selected for Fellowship status in the American Psychiatric Society 2006.
Coordinator of the Anxiety Disorders seminars for Brown PGYII psychiatry residents and co-coordinator of the Community Psychiatry seminars for PGYIII residents, mock boards examiner for PGY IV residents.
Favorite pastime is updating my knowledge on pharmacology and educating colleagues on practical strategies to identify and treat psychiatric syndromes. I have a strong interest in behavioral health and promoting healthy lifestyles.