Michael Hogan, Ph.D.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Michael Hogan, P.h.D., served as New York State Commissioner of Mental Health (2007-2012) and now operates a consulting practice in health and behavioral health care focusing on issues where there are big gaps between what we know and what we do, such as preventing suicide. He is a graduate of Cornell University, earned a Ph.D. from Syracuse University and an M.S. from the State University College in Brockport, New York.

Dr. Hogan served as State Commissioner of Mental Health for New York, Ohio and Connecticut over a 25 year period. During his tenure at the NYS Office of Mental Health, the agency operated 23 accredited psychiatric hospitals and oversaw New York’s $5B public mental health system serving 650,000 individuals annually. Prior to that he was the Commissioner (1987-1991) of the Connecticut Department of Mental Health. and then Director (1991-2007) of the Ohio Department of Mental Health.

Dr. Hogan chaired the President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health (2002-2003) and was appointed as the first behavioral health representative on the board of The Joint Commission (2007) and as a member of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (2010). He served on NIMH’s National Advisory Mental Health Council (1994-1998 and 2014-2018), President of the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (2003-2005), and Board President of NASMHPD’s Research Institute (1989-2000). Dr. Hogan’s 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, the American Psychiatric Association and the National Council for Community Behavioral Health Care.

College of Mental Health Administration, and the American Psychiatric Association.