Dr. Monowara Begum, MD, DLFAPA
Medical Director, Residential treatment center, NY, Private practice- Adult Psychiatry.Faculty, Psychiatry, PHA.
Dr. Monowara Begum is a board-certified psychiatrist who retired from Rockland psychiatric center after working there for 30 years. Currently she works in a residential school for mentally ill adolescents as a director of Psychiatric Services. She also has a private practice in Tappan, Rockland County for last 25 years.
Her carrier at Rockland psychiatric center was very enriching where she served at various capacities as medical director,attending psychiatrist vice president of medical staff organization, chairperson of several medical staff committees.
She is a distinguished life fellow of American psychiatric association [APA] and clinical associate of American Academy of Psychoanalysis.
She served two years as president of West Hudson psychiatric Society of APA and aboard member for over last 30 years. She is the co-chair of the legislative committee of the district branch of APA.
To minimize the stigma of mental illness she offered free screening of public for depression, anxiety, panic disorder and PTSD in the mall, college and street fair.She likes to advocate for individuals with mental illness.