In Loving Memory of
Dr. Patricia A. Newton, M.D., M.P.H., M.A.
Dr. Newton was the CEO & Medical Director, a past President) of the Black Psychiatrists of America (BPA), and served on its Council of Elders. Dr. Newton is a past Distinguished Andrea Delgado, M.D. Memorial Lecturer for the Black Psychiatrists of America, and has been the recipient of both BPA’s Isaac Slaughter, M.D. Memorial Award for “Outstanding Leadership” and the Lloyd Elam, M.D., Memorial Award for “Lifetime Achievement.” She is also the conference coordinator for the BPA serving in that capacity for over a decade. Dr. Newton is a psychiatrist and behavioral scientist specialist who is currently the President and Medical Director of Newton & Associates and President of Newton-Thoth, Inc. International Meeting Planners. Many more accolades could be listed, though none can possibly capture the dynamism nor the breadth of influence within the psychiatric community and in the lives of innumerable mentees, colleagues and friends. Her legacy of scholarship and service continue to inspire and energize the achievement of BPA's mission.