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Erlene Rosowsky, PsyD

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) Faculty

William James College

Erlene Rosowsky, PsyD is a psychologist who divides her time between clinical practice, education, and research. She is Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. She is a Core Faculty member of William James College and Director of their Center for Mental Health and Aging. She is a Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America.

Dr. Rosowsky is on the Council of Professional Geropsychology Training Programs, where she serves as representative of graduate programs in geropsychology. She also chairs the Generations editorial board and serves on the MHAN Leadership Council and the ASA Board of Directors.

Dr. Rosowsky has achieved international recognition as an expert on late-life personality disorders. Her pioneering interest in this underaddressed subject began when she was a NIMH fellow at Harvard Medical School. She is well published in the professional literature and has authored three books and numerous chapters, articles, and columns. She has conducted countless professional workshops nationally and internationally.

Last year Dr. Rosowsky received a Fulbright Specialist grant in global/public health (mental health), and spent her sabbatical in The Netherlands.

This  past year Dr. Rosowsky was the recipient of the 2012 American Society on Aging Award for “outstanding contributions to the field of aging.”

Dr. Erlene Rosowsky, William James College Clinical Doctoral Faculty, was invited to the Netherlands for a return Fulbright visit after completing her initial work in August. Dr. Rosowsky, recipient of a serial grant, is a designated specialist in global public health and will be working at the Department of Old Age Psychiatry. In addition, she will be teaching, doing research and training at the University of Brussels. 

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