The Department of Psychiatry at NEOMED is based at the Rootstown campus and has a clinical presence at the hospitals, community mental health agencies and private practice offices of psychiatrists and psychologists throughout northeast Ohio.
The Department of Psychiatry faculty is comprised of psychiatrists and psychologists in clinical practice in hospital, public and private practice settings. The department is committed to the tripartite mission of teaching, clinical service and research and scholarly activities. Its faculty is actively involved in teaching medicine students and psychiatry residents and is dedicated to the lifelong learning expected of all physicians.
The interim department chair is Douglas A. Smith, M.D., DFAPA. Dr. Smith is a NEOMED associate professor of psychiatry and the medical director and chief clinical officer for the County of Summit Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board.
ANNUAL DRS. FRED AND PENNY FRESE LECTURE
The annual Drs. Fred and Penny Frese Lecture includes featured speakers sharing stories of individuals living successfully with schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses and the ways in which their loved ones support their recovery.
We invite you to read the latest edition of Free Associations, the NEOMED Department of Psychiatry newsletter to learn more about the department’s activities.