Dr. Ken Duckworth
Chief medical officer, National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots support organization for Americans affected by mental illness, an issue of increasing concern for the healthcare industry. Duckworth, who joined the organization in 2003, published its first book in 2022. He hosts a podcast, “You Are Not Alone: Voices of Recovery,” featuring individuals sharing their stories about their mental health. Board-certified in adult and adolescent psychiatry, Duckworth previously was acting commissioner of mental health and medical director for the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health.