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Ravven named Interim Chief Medical Officer at Brattleboro Retreat

October 18, 2018

Simha Ravven, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Law and Psychiatry Division at Yale School of Medicine, has been appointed Chief Medical Officer (Interim) at Brattleboro Retreat, a psychiatric hospital in Brattleboro, VT.

Ravven completed her Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale and subsequently served as Medical Director of the Brattleboro Retreat’s Birches Treatment Center prior to returning to Yale in 2016 to pursue various academic, research, and clinical interests.

She returned to the hospital in 2017 to become Senior Medical Director and was named Interim Chief Medical Officer in September 2018.

Her clinical expertise is in the area of forensic psychiatry, severe and persistent psychiatric illness, and substance abuse. She is involved with the American Psychiatric Association, the Vermont Psychiatric Association, and Vermont Medical Society.

The Brattleboro Retreat was founded in 1834. It provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for people of all ages and their families.

Submitted by Christopher Gardner on October 18, 2018