WELCOME TO DR. SHARI YAMINI, OUR MEDICAL / PSYCHIATRIC DIRECTOR
Born in Hamburg, Germany, Shari was educated in Tehran, Iran. She did both an internship and residency at Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine (Akron, Ohio), and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Children's Hospital / Judge Baker (Boston).
Shari's professional career is both extensive and impressive. After serving as director of the psychopharmacology clinic at the Children's Hospital (Boston), medical director of the acute psychiatric, adolescent unit at Taunton State Hospital (Taunton, MA), and medical and program director of the adolescent psychiatric unit at Winthrop Hospital (Winthrop, MA), Shari joined Kolburne as a consultant psychiatrist, then as medical director. Leaving Kolburne for several years to serve as director of psychiatry at Hillcrest Educational Centers (Lenox, MA), Shari returned to Kolburne where she presently serves as our medical / psychiatric director.
WELCOME TO DR. NEIL BERGER, OUR NEW CLINICAL DIRECTOR
Educated at New York University, University of Pennsylvania, and Adelphi University, Neil brings a profound body of knowledge and experience to Kolburne. His work experience includes serving as director of psychology as well as director of education and training at Manhattan Children's Psychiatric Center (New York) and director of clinical services at Metropolitan Center for Mental Health (New York).
Neil's professional affiliations, publications, and presentations at noted institutions are numerous. He and Dr. Yamini bring to Kolburne a wealth of expertise about the students we are dedicated to helping.
WELCOME TO JOHN SANDILLO, OUR NEW DIRECTOR OF TRAINING AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
Character Education Assembly Schedule,
March 2005 - November 2006
Citizenship, March 30, 2005, Sponsored by Rooney House
Trustworthiness, May 25, 2005, Sponsored by Waldrum House
Respect, July 27, 2005, Sponsored by Wilbur West
Responsibility, September 28, 2005, Sponsored by Caldwell House
Fairness, November 30, 2005, Sponsored by Wilbur West
Caring, January, 25, 2006, Sponsored by Hall House
Citizenship, March 29, 2006, Sponsored by Team 1
Trustworthiness, May 31, 2006, Sponsored by Team 2
Respect, July 26, 2006, Sponsored by Team 3
Responsibility, September 27, 2006, Sponsored by Team 4
Fairness, November 29, 2006, Sponsored by Team 5