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Dixianne McCall Penney, American Mental health services researcher, administrator. President board directors Friends of Karen, North Salem, New York, 1979-1987; trusteeKatonah (New York)-Lewisboro Free School District, 1982-1988; board directors AHOME, Chappaqua, New York, 1988-1994. Member APHA, Treatment and Research Association for Personality Disorders (exec.bd. since 1994).

Background

Penney, Dixianne Mccall was born on August 30, 1937 in New York City. Daughter of Marsh and Josephine Wetherell (Suddards) McCall.

Education

Bachelor, Smith College, 1958. Master in Public Health, Columbia University, 1980. Doctor Public Health, Columbia University, 1996.

Career

Special assistant to director, Westchester Development Disabilities Superior vena cava syndrome Office, Tarrytown, New York, 1982-1984;director public information, Westchester Development Disabilities Superior vena cava syndrome Office, Tarrytown, New York, 1990-1996;director community education and information, Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center, Wingdale, New York, 1984-1988;assistant regional director adult services, New York City Regional Office/New York State Office Mental Health, 1988-1990;assistant director, Center for Study of Issues in Public Mental Health, Orangeburg, New York, since 1996. Member legislation advising committee for mental health New York State Senate, Albany, 1983-1988. President of the board directors Westchester Exceptional Children, North Salem, New York, 1982-1984.

President of the board visitors Rockland Children's Psychiatric Center, Orangeburg, 1972-1974.

Membership

President board directors Friends of Karen, North Salem, New York, 1979-1987. Trustee Katonah (New York )-Lewisboro Free School District, 1982-1988. Board directors AHOME, Chappaqua, New York, 1988-1994.

Member American Public Health Association, Treatment and Research Advancements Association for Personality Disorders (executive board since 1994), International Society Personality Disorder.

Connections

Married Thomas Penney III. Children: Anne, Thomas.