Michael Hogan, Ph.D., served as New York State Commissioner of Mental Health from 2007 to 2012 and now operates a consulting practice in health and behavioral health care. The NYS Office of Mental Health operated 23 accredited psychiatric hospitals and oversaw New York’s $5 billion public mental health system, which served 650,000 individuals annually. Previously, Dr. Hogan served as Director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health from 1991 to 2007 and Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Mental Health from 1987 to 1991.
He chaired the President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health from 2002 to 2003. He served as the first behavioral health representative on the board of The Joint Commission (2007-2015) and chaired its Standards and Survey Procedures Committee. He has served as a member of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention since it was created in 2010, cochairing task forces on clinical care and interventions and crisis care. He is a member of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) National Mental Health Advisory Council.
Previously, Dr. Hogan served on the NIMH Council (1994-1998), as President of the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) (2003-2005), and as Board President of NASMHPD’s Research Institute (1989-2000). His awards for national leadership include recognition by the National Governors 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. He is a graduate of Cornell University and earned an M.S. degree from the State University College in Brockport, New York, and a Ph.D. from Syracuse University.