Psychiatry Expert Witness MO 531505


Expertise Description

I am an experienced psychiatry expert witness with more than 10 years in the field. My areas of expertise include forensic psychiatry, inpatient psychiatry, triage psychiatry, assessment and management of aggression, assessment of malingering, fitness for duty evaluations, workplace violence, and mass murder. I have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for over 5 years as a psychiatry expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Professional Experiences

I have presented both regionally and nationally on the assessment of PTSD, including how to detect exaggerated PTSD. I also published a book chapter about the substantive changes from the previous version of the DSM to the current version, the DSM-5. I have conducted hundreds of evaluations involving a wide range of questions. I have conducted evaluations initiated by judges, prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys, plaintiffs' attorneys, and civil defense attorneys.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
M.D. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine – Nashville TN
B.S. Psychology and Zoology University of Florida – Gainesville FL

Licenses Certifications

Licensure in Missouri
Board Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Board Certified in General Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards & Affiliation

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
American Psychiatric Association
International Academy of Law and Mental Health
Missouri Psychiatric Association
California Psychiatric Association

Primary Affiliation

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law



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