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New Faces- Randon Welton, M.D., joins NEOMED as new Margaret Clark Morgan Endowed Chair of Psychiatry


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Randon Welton, M.D. joins NEOMED as the Margaret Clark Morgan Endowed Chair of Psychiatry following a national search.

Dr. Welton will be responsible for providing administrative leadership and developing a shared departmental vision for the Department of Psychiatry. This includes collaboration with the University and College’s strategic plans and addressing student mental health. He will oversee the three centers of excellence and will work with department faculty to enhance the research portfolio.

Dr. Welton most recently served as residency program director at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. He has spent over 20 years in psychiatry resident and medical student education, which include roles as a residency outpatient supervisor at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and deputy residency education director at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio.

Dr. Welton served as a member of the United States Air Force for 24 years. During his service, he held the position of psychiatry consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General and was selected for the Department of Defense/Department of Veteran Affairs work groups to create clinical practice guidelines for post-traumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder.

Dr. Welton earned his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and completed his psychiatry residency at Wright State University School of Medicine.


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