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Expert in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.Memory and Trauma, Alcoholism and Other Chemical Dependencies

Expert ID: 727245 Georgia, USA

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Expert L. Expert is a pioneer in trauma recovery, including the way we remember childhood and other trauma and abuse. A physician and front line therapist who assists trauma survivors in their healing, he is the author of fifty published articles and ten best-selling books on trauma psychology and recovery; three of these books have been translated and published in ten foreign languages.

Since 1995 he has been voted by his peers as being one of the best doctors in America. For over twenty-three years he has taught at Rutgers University's Institute on Alcohol and Drug Studies. He has been a consultant and research collaborator at the CDC for since 1998. He has a private practice in Atlanta, Ga, where he provides individual and group therapy for trauma survivors and people with addictions and other problems in living.

Consultant and Research Collaborator, CDC, Atlanta (1998 to present). Consultant to California State Board of Medial Quality Assurance, Alcoholism and Drug Abuse section of their new physician's licensing examination 1980-1982. He wrote all examination questions for them.Editorial Consultant and Reviewer for Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) 1982-9, American Journal of Medicine 1978-1990.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia - Columbus, Georgia - Athens, Georgia - Macon, Georgia - Roswell, Georgia - Marietta, Georgia - Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1965 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine and Psychiatry Institution: UNC School of Medicine Chapel Hill
Year: 1969 Degree: Residency Subject: Medicine Institution: U Ala Med Birmingham
Year: 1972 Degree: Post Doc Subject: Hematology Institution: U London, Royal Postgrad Medical School, Hammersmith Hosp,
Year: 1980 Degree: Post Doc Subject: Addiction Medicine Institution: NIH
Year: 1984 Degree: Post Doc Subject: Traumatology/Psychiatry Institution: U Md

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1984 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Physician and Psychotherapist Department: Responsibilities: He is a physician in private practice, author, and a contributor and research collaborator at the CDC, Atlanta.
Years: 1984 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Department: Responsibilities:

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1969 to 1971 Agency: CDC Role: Description: United States Public Health Service, National Communicable Disease Center (now Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Atlanta, Georgia, Tuberculosis Branch. Had assignment to the Indian Health Service, Aberdeen, South Dakota area, 1969-71, as Tuberculosis Control Officer and Consultant in Internal Medicine.
Years: 1998 to Present Agency: CDC Role: Description: He is Consultant and Research Collaborator, CDC, Atlanta (1998 to present).

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1971 to 1972 Country / Region: UK Summary: Second Year of Hematology Fellowship, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, University of London, Hammersmith Hospital, September 1971- October 1972 (Damon Runyon Memorial Fellowship).
Years: 1968 to Present Country / Region: Puerto Rico Summary: 6 week Hematology assignment

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, 1996-present.
Licenses / Certifications
MD Georgia;
Certification in Addiction Medicine by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, New York, 25 April,1987;
Certification to prescribe Suboxone and Subutex (generic name buprenorphine), DEA.
Professional Appointments
Consultant, co-investigator and author, C.D.C., Atlanta, Georgia, 1998-present.
Awards / Recognition
Voted by peers as one of the best doctors in America 17 years in a row; National Child Advocate Award, 1997 (Believe the Children, Chicago); Lifetime Achievement Award 2008 by Atlanta Therapeutic Professional psychology and therapist group.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has 12 published books and over 60 published articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert witness in 12 court cases involving civil and criminal cases.
Training / Seminars
Countless talks, workshops, and seminars nationally and locally.
Vendor Selection
He has an extensive professional network of experts and sources in his fields of interest.
Other Relevant Experience
Individual and group psychotherapy.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish He speaks a little Spanish.

Fields of Expertise

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