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Three psychiatrists join the Clinical Psychiatry News board


Clinical Psychiatry News is pleased to announce the addition of three physicians to its editorial advisory board: Constance E. Dunlap, MD; Eva Ritvo, MD; and Linda L.M. Worley, MD.

Dr. Dunlap, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, is a Washington Psychiatric Society representative to the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Assembly, a past president of the Washington Psychiatric Society, and clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at George Washington University, Washington.

Dr. Constance E. Dunlap, George Washington University, Washington

Dr. Constance E. Dunlap

She is interested in the role that “difference” – race, culture, and ethnicity – plays in interpersonal relationship and group dynamics. Dr. Dunlap practices in Washington.

Dr. Ritvo is a psychiatrist, author, television and radio personality, and founder of an international initiative – Bekindr – that seeks “to bring more kindness to the world.” She is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the APA and a member of the American College of Psychiatrists.

Dr. Eva Ritvo, a psychiatrist who practices in Miami Beach, Fla.

Dr. Eva Ritvo

Dr. Ritvo is former chair of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, and former vice chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Miami. She practices in Miami Beach, Fla.

Dr. Worley is regional associate dean of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She has a secondary appointment at the university as professor of psychiatry, and of obstetrics and gynecology.

Dr. Linda Worley, regional associate dean of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville

Dr. Linda Worley

In addition, Dr. Worley is an adjunct professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. There, she serves as teaching faculty in the Vanderbilt Center for Professional Health’s distressed physicians course. Dr. Worley has served as president of the Association for Academic Psychiatry, president of the Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, and in numerous roles for the APA. She considers herself a hybrid, having been born and raised in the Pacific Northwest then migrating as an adult to the U.S. heartland. Her career has been fueled by a determination to prevent and relieve suffering by creating innovative and life-changing programs.

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