ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Psychiatric Association (APA) congratulates Elinore McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D., on her confirmation as the first Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use in the Department of Health and Human Services. The APA strongly supported her nomination.
“Dr. McCance-Katz is an accomplished physician and the ideal person to guide our nation’s treatment of mental health and substance use disorders,” said APA CEO and Medical Director Saul Levin, M.D., M.P.A. “We are delighted that the Senate confirmed her today as Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use. We look forward to working with her to provide quality mental health care to everyone who needs it.”
McCance-Katz, an APA member psychiatrist, is currently the chief medical officer for the Rhode Island...Read More