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Phyllis Harrison-Ross Obituary

April 08, 2017
deceased: professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences
deceased: professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

Psychiatrist who advocated for mental health services for underserved populations in the USA. Born on Aug 14, 1936, in Detroit, MI, USA, she died from lung cancer on Jan 16, 2017, in New York City, NY, USA, aged 80 years. She received the American Psychiatric Association's Solomon Carter Fuller Award in 2004 for her work to improve mental health for minorities. Harrison-Ross was a trustee of the New York Society for Ethical Culture and, at the time of her death, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services at the New York Medical College. 

NYMC Faculty: Phyllis Harrison-Ross, M.D., professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, served on the faculty of School of Medicine for more than 25 years.

Source: The Lancet