Baltimore, MD, March 13, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Sheppard Pratt Health System is pleased to announce Dr. Czarina Santos-Borja as its new Medical Director of Geriatric Services. In her role, Dr. Santos-Borja also serves as Service Chief of the Geriatric Neuropsychiatric Unit and the Geropsychiatric Unit.
Before joining Sheppard Pratt, Dr. Santos-Borja served as the Associate Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center. A Janssen Psychiatry Resident Award of Excellence recipient, and a Neurology Diplomate with added certification in Psychosomatic Medicine, Dr. Santos-Borja has held leadership roles at other institutions in Maryland.
Dr. Santos-Borja is both a former resident in adult psychiatry and an attending psychiatrist at Sheppard Pratt. President and CEO of Sheppard Pratt, Dr. Steven S. Sharfstein commented, “Dr. Santos-Borja rejoins the Sheppard Pratt community ready to combine her pre-existing knowledge of the Health System with her newfound understanding and wisdom in geriatric and long term services. We look forward to new programs focused on the needs of geriatric patients.”
About Sheppard Pratt Health System
Sheppard Pratt Health System, in operation since 1891, is a nationally renowned mental health and special education system, dedicated to treatment, professional training and research. With its outstanding psychiatric residency training program, the Health System is a proven leader in mental health education, ranking among the top mental health hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report for the 23rd consecutive year. Sheppard Pratt continues to expand its continuum of care for children, adolescents, adults and older adults, introducing new treatment modalities in locations throughout the Baltimore region and the state.