RI Psychiatric Society

RI Psych


Kirsten Hull, MD

President Elect
Amy Halt, MD

Tanuja Gandhi, MD

Past President
James Ingraham, MD

Christa Belgrave, MD
Paul Lieberman, MD
Zabe Sayeed, MD
Lisa Shea, MD

Non-voting Members

APA Assembly
Lisa Frappier, MD

Russel Pet, MD
Deputy Representative to Assembly
Russell Pet, MD

Legislation Representative
Tanuja Gandhi, MD

Delegate to RIMS
Patricia Recupero, MD

MIT Representative
Madison Pomerantz, MD
Rachel Ruderman-Looff

About RIPS

The Rhode Island Psychiatric Society (RIPS) is a voluntary, professional association of physicians in Rhode Island who specialize in psychiatry. RIPS has over 200 members and is the Rhode Island District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association. In accordance with its stated purposes and mission to promote mental health and the art and science of psychiatry, RIPS advocates in many forms on public policy matters relating to mental health.

The Rhode Island Psychiatric Society, founded in 1960, is a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association. The American Psychiatric Association is a national medical specialty society, founded in 1944, whose 40,000 physician members specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

Executive Director
Ali Walz