Leadership

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President

Cody Roi DO, MPH

Dr. Roi is Assistant Professor of clinical Psychiatry at LSU in New Orleans. He works with young children and their families in the acute crisis setting. He teaches a year-long psychotherapy seminar and specializes in play, psychodynamic, and family/systems therapy. His current research projects include looking at the effects of bullying, factors that contribute to the report of auditory and visual hallucinations in pediatric patients, trends in suicidal behaviors, and the use of discourse on social determinants of health as a tool for teaching in medicine. He is the recent recipient of the AACAPs Psychodynamic Faculty Training and Mentorship program.

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President elect

Jennifer Creedon MD

Jennifer Creedon, MD received her undergraduate degree from University of California, San Diego and medical degree from Tulane University SOM in New Orleans. She completed her general psychiatry residency at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, followed by child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Tulane. After working in private practice and community settings in New Orleans, she completed addiction psychiatry fellowship at LSU. She is an Assistant Professor of Clinic Psychiatry at LSUHSC-NO, and treats patients at CHNOLA outpatient clinic and UMC addiction psychiatry clinic.

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Treasurer

Charles Coleman MD

Dr. Chuck Coleman is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans. He is a Distinguished Fellow with the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association. He serves on the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board, the Louisiana State Medicaid Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, the LSU Multicultural and Diversity Committee, and the LSU Institutional Review Board. His interests and areas of expertise are developmental disabilities, social and family psychiatry, and the influence of socio-economic and cultural issues on the practice of child psychiatry. Dr. Coleman also has a Masters in Theological Studies and is very interested in ethical, spiritual, and religious issues.