Education: Washington State University—Bachelor of Science, Biology with emphasis in Cell and Molecular Biology, Summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. University of Washington--Graduate work on Neuromodulators in Invertebrates. Medical College of Pennsylvania--M.D. Oregon Health Sciences University--Rotating Internship. Oregon Health Sciences University—Residency, Psychiatry. Oregon Health Sciences University—Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Certifications: Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Member of the International Lyme and Associated Disease Society since 2004 and has served on the Board of Directors, and was the Chairperson of the Membership Committee.
Additional Information: With 25 years of experience treating patients with complex chronic illnesses and neuropsychiatric disorders, Dr. Williams has a unique approach to medicine that respects the partnership between doctor and patient. She treats school aged children and adults. She is sought after for thorough diagnosis and medication management. Dr. Williams has been involved in the connection between Chronic Illness and Brain Health for over 20 years. During her residency she worked at the OHSU Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Clinic treating PANDAS PANS. In 1994 She opened the first fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Clinic to help those patients labeled with mysterious illnesses. Dr. Williams believes that mental illness/distress is an all encompassing illness that involves the immune system, endocrine system and nervous system and will do a complete, thorough diagnostic work up.