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Psychiatry & Psychiatric Facility Administration Expert Witness | Maryland

Expert Qualifications

This highly qualified board certified expert completed residency and fellowship training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She has given several lectures on prevention of aggression and violence, prevention of elopement, and the root cause analyses of adverse events over the past 20 years to medical students, residents, and fellows. The expert has also lectured on the rapid response team calls, safety protocols, and the unique requirements for addressing administrative issues in the psychiatric unit. She is well known and recognized for her contributions to Community and Global Psychiatry and is actively involved in mentoring, supervising, and teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. Currently, she is, among several leadership positions, a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, the Director for the Inpatient Acute Treatment Service, and the Director of Short Stay at a highly ranked university affiliated medical center. She has won national and international awards for her work and is a leader among women psychiatrists.

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Location: MD
BS, National College,Bangalore, India
MBBS. St Johns Medical College, India
MBA, Johns Hopkins University
Internship, Delaware State Hospital/ Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Board Certification: Psychiatry
Member, American Psychiatric Association
Member, Indo-Indian Psychiatric Association
Member, American Association of Physicians from India
Member, Maryland Psychiatric Society
Past President, American Association of Psychiatric Administrators
Member, Council Governor's Advisory Council for Mental Health Advocacy
Member, Med Chi of Maryland
President Elect, Association of Women Psychiatrists
Member, American Medical Association
Member, Rotary Club of Howard West, Rotary International
Member, World Association of Cultural Psychiatry
Member, National Patient Safety Foundation
Publications, 85+original peer reviewed articles, 6 book chapters, 3 books, 40+ invited lectures/ presentations
Former, Staff Physician, solo private practice
Former, Medical Director, County Directorate of Mental Health, Prince George's County, MD
Former, Courtesy Staff, Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital, Laurel, MD
Former, Courtesy Staff, Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, MD
Former, Medical Director & Director, university affiliated medical center
Former, Physician Advisor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, university affiliated medical center
Former, Course Instructor, Psychiatry" Family Practice Residency Program, Prince Georges County Hospital
Former, Director, Community Psychiatry Program
Current, Director, Inpatient Acute Treatment Service, university affiliated medical center
Current, Director-Meyer Short Stay, major university affiliated medical center (in the top 3 in the country)
Current, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, university affiliated medical center
Current, Visiting Professor of Psychiatry, international university affiliated medical center
Current, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, university affiliated medical center/ public health program
Current, Associate Professor of Nursing, university affiliated medical center/ nursing program
Current, Associate Professor of Patient Safety, university affiliated medical center/ institute
Current, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, university affiliated medical center

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