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Expert in Psychiatry, Physicians, Medical Board Actions, Executive Consultation, Forensics, General Systems.

Expert ID: 726883 North Carolina, USA

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Expert is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Biofeedback Certification Institute of America and the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He maintains a practice of psychiatry - individual, conjoint, family and group evaluation and psychotherapy, hypnosis and hypnotherapy; behavior therapy and psychosomatic therapy; forensic psychiatry; consultation and training, physician specialist. He offers consultation in organization/executive development; human systems development.

His expertise has provided him with several opportunies to work as a consultant on many levels including as a personnel consultant, expert witness and evaluator, a representor for impaired and stressed physicians, organization consultant, psychiatric program development consultant, forensic psychiatry and as an advisor in development. His consultation experience have been on issues regarding mental health, clinical psychology programs and education, mental hygiene, health services, behavioral medicine programs, physician research, family medical care, anxiety support, drug issues and depression and manic depression. He has worked closely with several state medical boards and state boards of law examiners, mental health institutions, the police department, Peace Corps, several insurance companies and the U.S. Federal Court.

Forensic consultation regarding physician being prosecuted by Medical BoardForensic consultation regarding suicide of patient of a pain clinicPersonal development consultation, IBM
Management Consultation, Capital Broadcasting CompanyConsultation regarding impaired physicians, NC, Georgia, California Medical Boards

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Raleigh, North Carolina - Greensboro, North Carolina - Durham, North Carolina - Winston Salem, North Carolina - Fayetteville, North Carolina - Cary, North Carolina - High Point, North Carolina - Greenville, North Carolina - Rocky Mount, North Carolina - Lynchburg, Virginia

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1957 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: University of Toronto, Faculty of Medical, Toronto, Canada

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1980 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Associate Department: Responsibilities: Clinical, administrative and mentoring.
Years: 1965 to 1973 Employer: NC State Dept. of Mental Health Title: Deputy Commissioner Department: Central Office Responsibilities: Program and personnel administration, Management of $32 million budget, 2 hospitals, 10 area mental health programs. Associate professor of psychiatry at Duke University & University of NC
Years: 1963 to 1965 Employer: NC State Dept of Mental health Title: Director of Professional Education & Training Department: Training Responsibilities: Program development - special projects & training & education programs for 8 Institutions, and Associate professor of psychiatry, Duke University & U of NC

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1960 to 1962 Agency: Eastern State Hospital, Williamsburg, VA Role: Resident in Psychiatry Description: Patient care through units including admissions, female alcoholic, children, continuing care
Years: 1962 to 1963 Agency: Dorothea Dix Hospital, Raleigh, NC Role: Chief Resident in Psychiatry Description: Developed programs and supervised residents in training, patient care of admissions
Years: 1963 to 1965 Agency: Dorothea Dix Hospital, Raleigh, NC Role: Director of Psychiatric Residency training Description: Obtained and maintained full federal approval of training program in recruitment,training and supervision of residents in psychiatry
Years: 1965 to 1974 Agency: NC State Department of Mental Health Role: Director of Professional Education & Training and Deputy Commissioner of Mental Health Description: Development, obtaining federal approval and funding for training programs; development & supervision of 2 state institutions and 10 Area mental health programs

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1973 to 1974 Country / Region: Athens, Greece Summary: Consultation to psychiatric hospital

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Medical Associations, American Psychiatric Associations, American Public Health Associations, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, International Society of Hypnosis, Royal Society of Health, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Pan American Medical Association, Association for the Advancement of Psychotherapy, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Canadian Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Behavioral Medicine, American College of Forensic Psychiatry, Society for Professional Well-Being, American Academy of Pain Management, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Licenses / Certifications
Medical license in VA, NC, and SC;

Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Biofeedback Certification Institute of America, and the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Professional Appointments
His hospital appointments include Chief Resident, Assistant Clinical Director, Psychiatric Residency Training Director, Founder & Physician-in-Charge and Director for Alcoholism Program for Women. Founder and medical director of several stress and pain clinics, chair of the Physicians Health Program and the Malpractice Committee of the Medical Board in NC, a member of the Board of Directors of several foundations in NC and the First Medical Director for two drug action and Director of of Professional Education and Training, Director of Research, Developer and Co-Director Physician Consultation, Deputy and Regional commissioner mental health committees. He served and still holds several positions in several local committees including as a County Commissioner of Mental Health and Medical Director of several Medical Societies. On a regional level, he serves as Chairman of numerous committees of various medical societies and mental health committees and state medical boards. Nationally, he has been chairman of several committees in the American Psychiatric Association and the Institute of Human Ecology. He has also held several academic appointments and editorial appointments.
Awards / Recognition
Featured in Marquis Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care, Who’s Who in the Biobehavioral Sciences, Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Top Doctors in America, America’s Top Psychiatrists by the Consumers’ Research Council of America,2 005 Individual Healthcare Professional Award Winner, International Professional of the Year 2006
Medical / Professional
Internship at Memorial Hospital, Resident in Psychiatry at Eastern State Hospital & Medical College, and Chief Resident in Psychiatry at Dorothea Dix Hospital, completed in 1961
Publications and Patents Summary
He has over 9 book review publications, 12 book chapters publications, 14 book, 5 brochures and pamphlets, 6 editorials, 104 professional presentations and seminars, and over 102 published articles.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Experience in depositions, hearings and court appearances with local, state & federal courts in Medical Board actions, professional liability, boundary issues
Training / Seminars
Self management, Personal development, Anxiety, Depression, Psychosomatics, Pain
Other Relevant Experience
Executive consutation regarding self management and personal development

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Greek First language, now somewhat rusty

Fields of Expertise

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