The Washington Informer (5/16) reports that District of Columbia “Mayor Vincent C. Gray has extended his congratulations to DC Department of Health (DOH) Interim Director” Saul Levin, MD, MPA, “for being named the American Psychiatric Association’s new CEO and medical director.” According to the Informer, “Dr. Levin has led DOH since last July.” Levin will step down from DOH on July 12.
Psychiatric News (5/16) reports that Levin “will replace James H. Scully Jr., MD, who will step down when his contract is up later this year.” Psychiatric News adds that Dr. “Levin has served on several APA components including the Board of APA’s political action committee (APAPAC), the Scientific Program Committee, and as a consultant to the Finance and Budget Committee. He has also been a member of the APA delegation to the” American Medical Association. A pdf copy of APA’s press release announcing Dr. Levin’s appointment can be accessed here.
— “Saul Levin, M.D., Will Be Next APA Medical Director/CEO, Psychiatric News Alert, May 15, 2013.