BiosCheryl Bowers-Stephens, Dr.
Unity Day Human Service Commissioner
DR. CHERYLL BOWERS-STEPHENS
President and CEO
The Schopenhauer Group
Dr. Cheryll Bowers-Stephens is a licensed medical doctor and a board certified adult, child and adolescent psychiatrist who is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Schopenhauer Group, a consulting firm specializing in community and organizational development, public policy research and executive coaching. In addition, she serves as the Principal Investigator for the State of
As the former Commissioner of Mental Health in
Dr. Bowers-Stephens has extensive background and experience in strategic management fund development, public administration, program planning/implementation and treatment of special populations, such as infants and individuals with co-occurring mental illness and developmental disabilities. She previously served as the Medical Director of Infant, Children and Adolescent Services and the Developmental Neuropsychiatry Program in
On the national level, she currently serves as a member of President Bush’s Advisory Council on HIV-AIDS.
Appointed by former United States Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson, she also now serves on the national Advisory Board to the Center for Mental Health Services for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Administration.
In addition, she was recently re-elected to the national board of directors for the
She is clinical assistant professor at