Dr. Altha Stewart of Memphis is slated to become president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association. The 37,894-member American Psychiatric Association is the country’s oldest medical association and the largest in the world. Stewart’s election as head of the organization, founded in 1844, comes at a crucial time when increases in youth crime, destructive behaviors and… Read More
In the Media Tag: American Psychiatric Association
Altha Stewart, MD, took office for her one-year term as the president of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), starting at the end of the 2018 APA Annual Meeting in New York City on May 9, 2018. Bruce Schwartz, MD, also started his term as APA president-elect. Dr. Stewart, associate professor of psychiatry and the director… Read More
Altha Stewart, M.D., began her one-year term as President of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) at the conclusion of the APA Annual Meeting in New York on May 9. Stewart is the first African-American to lead the APA and the fourth consecutive woman chosen to lead the association. She is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and… Read More
Dr. Altha Stewart of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis says being named president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association is a tremendous and humbling honor and that she is looking forward to leading the organization.