Josepha A. Cheong, MD

Posted on January 3rd, 2017 by Cathy Szmurlo

Dr. Cheong is a Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL and Chief, Psychiatry Consult-Liaison Service at the Malcom Randall VAMC, Gainesville FL. As an ABPN Director, Dr. Cheong serves on the Psychiatry Council, is Chair of the Addiction Psychiatry Steering Committee and is Vice Chair of the Geriatric Psychiatry Certification and MOC Examination Committee. She also serves on the Communications, Finance, Investment, Strategic Planning, Maintenance of Certification, MOC Product Review, International Examination, and Certification Examination Combined-Clinical Psychiatry Committees. She is an alternate for the Committee to Review Appeals-Psychiatry and also serves as a delegate to the RRC-Psychiatry. Dr. Cheong specializes in geriatric psychiatry, undergraduate and graduate medical education and training. She is a member of the ACGME Psychiatry RRC. Dr. Cheong has served on numerous committees over the past 25 years within Association for Academic Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, and American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. She has served as Chair of the APA Scientific Program Committee in 2009 and 2013 as well as a past Chair of the APA Council on Aging. Within the VA, Dr. Cheong has been actively involved in the national VHA Office of Academic Affiliations and has served as an Associate Chief of Staff/Education at the North Florida/South Georgia VHS and Asst Chief, Tenn Valley Healthcare System 2014-2017. She is an examination writer for various committees at the ABPN for over 13 years.

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