Lawrence A. Janowitch, PhD
Dr. Janowitch is a psychologist by training, and business entrepreneur at heart. His most recent psychiatric experience was as Director of Emergency Psychiatry for Metro Boston. He retired from this position on disability due to severe hearing loss, and subsequently received one of the first cochlear implants in the New England area. Prior to this he spent over 20 years with the West-Ros-Park Mental Health Center of the Boston State Hospital.
Larry has maintained an interest in community support throughout his career as well. Concurrent to his career he ran the West Roxbury District Court Clinic, a program to combat child abuse and neglect and he evaluated violent patients in need of transfer to Bridgewater State Hospital. He also offered consultation services to the Boston Police Department. He has been on the medical faculties of both Harvard and Tufts and on the staff at MIT.
After attending MIT's Sloan School of Management, Dr. Janowitch became active on boards of several small programs including day care, after school, and halfway homes. He also participated on the boards of the Health Planning Council of Greater Boston and Brigham and Women's Hospital.
His entrepreneurial interests led him to participate on the boards of several medical related startup companies. Larry is involved with healthcare initiatives of the World Health Organization, and formulating national health policy. And he serves on the Board of Directors of the Gift of Hearing Foundation.
He resides in Quincy, Massachusetts.