Dr. Michael Hogan is an Adjunct Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry who brings his considerable expertise in mental health policy, services and quality improvement to the research mission of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Hogan served as New York State Commissioner of Mental Health from 2007-2012, where he was responsible for managing New York’s five billion dollar public mental health system serving 650,000 individuals annually. Previously Dr. Hogan served as Director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health (1991-2007) and Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Mental Health from 1987-1991. He is a graduate of Cornell University, and earned a MS degree from the State University College in Brockport, New York, and a Ph.D. in Administration in Special Education from Syracuse University.
Dr. Hogan chaired the President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health in 2002-2003, was appointed as the first behavioral health representative on the board of The Joint Commission in 2007, and as a member of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention in 2010. He served on NIMH’s National Advisory Mental Health Council, as President of the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors and as Board President of NASMHPD’s Research Institute. His awards for national leadership include recognition by the National Governor’s Association, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the Campaign for Mental Health Reform, the American College of Mental Health Administration and the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Hogan continues to be a senior advisor to various branches and agencies of the federal government on mental health service policy through Hogan Health Solutions, LLC.