Howard University Partners With Government of Bermuda to Provide Medical and Psychiatric Services

The department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at historically black Howard University in Washington, D.C., has entered into an agreement with the island of Bermuda. Ewart Brown, premier of Bermuda, is a graduate of the Howard University College of Medicine.

Under the agreement, Howard University will provide consultation services to psychiatrists in Bermuda. These services will include telepsychiatry sessions with Bermudan patients. In addition, Howard University faculty will visit Bermuda and participate in training and other activities.

The partnership will be headed by William B. Lawson, chair of the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. Dr. Lawson is a graduate of Howard University. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of New Hampshire. He completed his medical training at the University of Chicago and did his residency at the Stanford University Medical Center.