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Program Administrators

Marshall Forstein, MD

Director of Training, Division of Adult Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Phone: 617-665-1189

Dr. Forstein attended The College of Medicine, University of Vermont after a career of teaching high school English, where he developed a lifelong interest in teaching and education. He completed an internship at Presbyterian Hospital, Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and his residency in psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He teaches medical students and is a core faculty member in the Division of Palliative Care at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Forstein has been a principal investigator on an HIV Education and Training Grant through the federal Center for Mental Health Services, and teaches and has published on the neuropsychiatry and psychosocial aspects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. He currently Chairs the Steering Committee on HIV Psychiatry for the APA in the American Psychiatric Association for Research and Education.

He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association served on the Residency Review Committee for Psychiatry of The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education until 2014. He was elected to the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association from 2014-2016.

Matthew Ruble, MD

Matthew Ruble, MDAssociate Director of Training, Division of Adult Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance; Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Phone: 617-665-1152

Dr. Ruble attended the University of Iowa School of Medicine and completed his residency at the Cambridge Hospital where he served as Chief Resident in Psychopharmacology. He was Director of Psychopharmacology for our Behavioral Medicine Department before becoming Associate Director. His research interests include the interface of psychodynamics and psychopharmacology and the treatment of affective disorders.

Dr. Ruble teaches and supervises medical students and residents. He recently received a grant from Harvard Medical School to develop a program "Residents As Teachers" at Cambridge Health Alliance.

Robert P. Tetirick, MA

Adult Psychiatry Training Coordinator
Phone: 617-665-1187
Fax: 617-665-3449

Bob has over 16 years experience in health care administration with a strong interest in community and public health. He is a graduate of Northwestern University where he obtained a BA in Russian Social Sciences and an MA in Russian Language and Literature. His experience and interests include acting and singing professionally. Before coming to CHA, he was an operations manager of a medical department in a community health center, where he was involved in medical student and resident education.

Bob is currently the 2015 Chair of the Program Planning Committee for the coordinators’ caucus of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT). He received AADPRT’s annual Coordinators’ Recognition Award in 2012.