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Psychiatry & Addiction Expert Witness | Maryland

Expert Qualifications

This expert is board certified psychiatrist and addiction specialist, and also is certified by the American Board of Disability Analysts. He is an expert in handling capital, personal injury, loss mitigation, malpractice and negligence cases that involve the use of abused substances (especially, opiates, alcohol, hallucinogens, and stimulants), prescribed pharmacological agents, and in the general field of psychiatric and brain disease. This expert also is a leading neuroscientist and neuropsychopharmacologist. He can provide expert testimony on the effects of different brain states and function, in both health and disease, and their potential association with with legal culpability and liability. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at a leading university in the USA, and has over 12 years experience as Chairman in Psychiatry Departments in the USA. His research focus is in the neuropsychopharmacology of addiction, addiction and pain, pain treatment, impact of genetics on human behavior, the basic, molecular, and the brain imaging sciences related to the functioning of the brain in health, disease and addiction. In recognition of his academic, scholarly and professional achievement, he is a Fellow of the Collegium Internationale Neuro-psychopharmacologicum and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is the recipient of numerous professional and scientific awards, including the Jack Mendelson Award at the NIH, which is awarded to individuals who have made distinguished contributions to our understanding of the science of addiction. He has an h-index of 46, and 11829 citations of his published work.

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Location: MD
Diploma: Institute Catholique de Paris
MD (equivalent): University of Glasgow
MS: University of London
PhD: University of Glasgow
Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified, Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK)
Member, British Association of Psychopharmacologists
Member, British Neuropsychiatry Association
Member, American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
Member, The College on Problems of Drug Dependence
Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
Fellow, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Fellow, Collegium Internationale Neuro-psychopharmacologicum
Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Former, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Texas
Former, Professor of Pharmacology, University of Texas
Former, Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia
Former, Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Maryland
Former, Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland
Current, distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, and Pharmacology, a prominent East Coast medical school

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