Medical Board Certification and Membership

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1991)

Forensic Psychiatry, Subspecialty Certification (1999)

 

Member, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Forensic Psychiatry Certification Examination Committee, 2008 – 2021

 

Licensure

Maryland (2012)

District of Columbia (2004)

Commonwealth of Virginia  (1991)

New Jersey (2011)

New York (2010)

 

Member                   

Commission on Mental Health, July 2017 – July 2022

Superior Court of the District of Columbia

 

Academic Appointments

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, 2006

Georgetown University School of Medicine

 

Education

Boston University Psychiatry Residency Training Program, 1986 – 1990

New York University School of Medicine, M.D., 1986

University of Cambridge, Master of Philosophy in the History of Medicine, 1983

Harvard/Radcliffe College, magna cum laude, B.A., 1981

 

Honors and Awards

Seymour Pollack Distinguished Achievement Award, 2011, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, for distinguished contributions to the teaching and educational functions of forensic psychiatry

 

Manfred S. Guttmacher Award 2011, American Psychiatric Association and American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, for outstanding contributions to the literature on forensic psychiatry, for Evaluating Mental Health Disability in the Workplace: Model, Process, and Analysis. Co-author Daniel W. Shuman, J.D. (Springer, 2009).

 

Manfred S. Guttmacher Award 2006, American Psychiatric Association and American  Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, for outstanding contributions to the literature on forensic psychiatry, for Sexual Harassment: Psychiatric Assessment in Employment Litigation (American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., 2004)

 

Washingtonian Magazine, Top Mental Health Professionals, 2009

Washingtonian Magazine, Top Doctor, 2008

 

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association

 

Experience Summary

Private Practice, Clinical and Forensic Psychiatry, Arlington, VA

District of Columbia Mental Health Commission, 2017-2021

St. Elizabeths Hospital, Consultant, John Howard Pavilion, 2008 – 2009

Court Consultant

  • Arlington County District and Circuit Courts, 2008 – present
  • Fairfax County District and Circuit Courts, 2010 – present