Alexander Threlfall, M.D., M.A., functions as a Clinical Instructor for the University of California San Francisco Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Threlfall completed his fellowship training in geriatric psychiatry at UCSF in June of 2011 and his residency training at the University of Pennsylvania in 2010, where he served as chief resident. He was recently the Associate Chief of Community Based Outpatient Clinic Mental Health Services and Director for Mental Health at the Santa Rosa CBOC for the San Francisco VA and recently joined Santa Rosa Community Health Centers, a network of Sonoma County Federally Qualified Health Centers, as Medical Director for the Brookwood Health Center, which is funded to provide Primary Care and Mental Health services for the homeless in Sonoma County.
He attended medical school at Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock, TX and has a masters in biotechnology from Columbia University – NYC. He has been a member of the AAGP since 2008 and from 2010 to 2011 sat on the board of the AAGP’s Political Action Committee as the MIT. Over the course of his AAGP membership, he has served on and/or contributed to a variety of committees and caucuses including the AAGP’s Public Policy Committee, Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Scholars Program and VA Caucus. He has also chaired and presented symposia on Telepsychiatry and Psychotherapy in Late Life depression for the last two years at the APA (2013) and AAGP (2014). Lastly, Dr. Threlfall will have completed his 3 year term as Council Member for the APA’s Council on Geriatric Psychiatry.