Sitka Psychiatrist Receives Rural Psychiatry Award

Sitka psychiatrist Sul Ross "SR" Thorward, MD of Sitka received the prestigious William R. "Bill" Richards Rural Psychiatry Award this spring.  The Bill Richards Award is administered by the APA Area Councils to recognize an APA member who made exemplary contributions to the treatment of patients or the practice of psychiatry in a remote or rural area.  Dr. Thorward is the immediate past president of the Alaska Psychiatric Association and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.  He has resided and practiced in Sitka since 2009. Congratulations Dr. Thorward!