Committees

Committees are the backbone of the Orange County Psychiatric Society.The work of committees has a direct impact on the decisions made by the officers and Council. To continue this association, we rely on you, our members, to participate.

Our committees are listed below and we hope you will join. If you would like to become a member, please contact us using our contact form or 949-250-3157.

Committee Chairs

Education Anish Dube, M.D.
RFM Chair: Sofia Penev, M.D.
Ethics Julie Giglio, M.D.
Governmental Affairs Co-Chairs: Jeffrey Glass, M.D., Jody Rawles, M.D.
RFM Chair: Frances Brogrammer, M.D.
Information Technology Anthony M. Kassir, M.D.
RFM Co-Chairs: Ben Nguyen, M.D., Andrew Park, M.D.
Investment Committee David M. Davis, M.D., Douglas Kahn, M.D.
Membership & Fellowship Lesley MacArthur, M.D.
Newsletter Editor Bart Blinder, M.D.
Public Affairs Sean Comeau, M.D.
Access to Care Richard Granese, M.D.
Women's Forum Michelle Park, M.D.
RFM Chair: Laura Lai., M.D.
Sports Psychiatry Matthew N. Koury, M.D., M.P.H.

Meet our Committee Chairs

Committee Chair Bios

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