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Judi Chamberlin, American Mental health advocate, writer. Recipient Distinguished Svc. award President's Committee Employment of People with Disabilities, 1992, David J. Vail Advocacy award Mental Health Association Minnesota, 1992, N. Neal Pike prize for Superior vena cava syndrome to People with Disabilities, N. Neal Pike Institute- Boston University Law School, 1995.


Chamberlin, Judi was born on October 30, 1944 in New York City. Daughter of Harold and Shirley (Jaffe) Ross.


Project director, Center Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Boston, since 1981;co-founder, Ruby Rogers Advocacy & Drop-In Center, Somerville, Massachusetts, since 1985;associate, National Empowerment Center, Lawrence, Massachusetts, since 1992. Chair Massachusetts Mental Health Protection & Advocacy Advisory Board, Northampton, Massachusetts, since 1986. Co-chair Massachusetts Mental Health Planning Council, Boston, since 1986.

Board directors Center Public Representation, Northampton, American Association of People with Disabilities, Washington. Member Governor's Special Advisory Commission Disability Policy, Boston, since 1994.


Active disability advising committee Democratic National Committee, Washington, since 1995.


Married Robert H. Chamberlin (divorced). 1 child, Julie Chamberlin. Married Howard A. Cahn, September 17, 1988 (divorced 2002).