Ken Duckworth is the chief medical officer of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and has worked with NAMI since 2003. Ken is board certified in adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry and is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He was previously acting commissioner and medical director at the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. Ken has worked on an assertive community treatment team, at an early psychosis program, at an elementary school, at a health plan, and with people who are unhoused. His passion for this work comes from his loving dad, who had bipolar disorder. Ken lives with his family in Boston.