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Geriatric Psychiatry & Psychopharmacology Expert Witness | Michigan

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This expert is a Board Certified in Psychiatry, with a background in pharmacology. He received is PhD in Pharmacology and his MD at Northwester University. He did his Psychiatry residency at Harvard Medical School and a fellowship in Geriatric Psychopharmacology at the National Institute of Mental Health. He has thirty years of experience practicing Geriatric Psychiatry/Psychopharmacology. He is among the early leaders in his field; he is credited with founding the Geriatric Psychiatry section, as well as a subspecialty training fellowship program at the University of Michigan, and has served, since 1997, as Editor-in-Chief of a geriatric neurology journal, and internationally recognized clinical research journal in the field. His research interests involves experimental pharmacotherapies in Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, course and outcomes of psychiatric illness in the elderly, and neurotransmitter function and pharmacotherapy in geriatric alcoholism. He is currently Associate Professor and Attending Physician at a major University. He has lectured widely on topics in Geriatric Psychiatry and has served as expert witness in malpractice and contested will cases.

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Location: MI
BS, Biology and Philosophy, University of Illinois
PhD, Pharmacology, Northwestern University
MD, Northwestern University
Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals
Residency, Psychiatry, McLean Hospital/ Harvard Medical School
Fellowship in Geriatric Psychopharmacology, Laboratory of Clinical Science, National Institute of Mental Health
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
License, Medical, State of Michigan
Board Certified, Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Board Certified, Geriatric Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Former Instructor in Pharmacology, Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine
Former Assistant Chief, Unit on Geriatric Psychopharmacology, Laboratory of Clinical Science, National Institute of Mental Health
Former Consulting Psychiatrist, Dorchester Mental Health Center
Former, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School
Former, Consulting Psychiatrist, Geropsychiatry Program, South Shore Mental Health Center
Former, Staff Psychiatrist, National Institute of Mental Health
Former, Chief, Psychiatry Service, Ann Arbor VAMC
Founding Chief, Section of Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Michigan Health System
Former, Director of Mental Health, Department of Veterans Affairs
Current, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Section of Geriatric Psychiatry, major University
Editor-in-Chief, a Geriatric Neurology Journal

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