Schizophrenia Expert Witnesses
Schizophrenia expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on schizophrenia. The schizophrenia expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Psychology, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychology, and Substance Abuse.
Michael J DiTomasso, PhD Michael J. DiTomasso, Ph.D., P.A.Miami, Florida
Forensic Psychology, Substance Abuse - Forensic Psychological Evaluations, Parenting, Parental Alienation, Diagnosis, Competency to Proceed, Miranda Waiver, Coerced Confession, Mitigation, Psychosexual, MDSO, Physical/Sexual Abuse, False allegations, Trauma, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Substance Abuse, Addiction, Malingering
I, Dr. Michael J. DiTomasso, am a PhD level Forensic Psychologist. I specialize in Forensic Psychological Evaluations and trial consulting in Criminal, Juvenile Delinquency, and Child Protective Services matters. I do a lot of work in the basic forensic functions such as evaluating for mitigation and downward departure, competency to proceed, to Waive Miranda, to Testify Relevantly, etc. In regard to these kinds of cases, I supply expert opinion as to mental health diagnoses, treatment needs, appropriate level of care, and prognosis. I have expertise and experience with all the major diagnostic categories such as schizophrenia spectrum disorders, bipolar, anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance abuse disorders, psychopathy and other personality disorders. I am a member of the Association for Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) and evaluation of dangerousness and risk is often an integral part of the work I do. I have testified at sentencing and Arthur hearings in regard to danger...
Roger Z Samuel, MD Boca Raton Psychiatric GroupBoca Raton, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - PTSD, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, TBI, Geriatric Psychiatry, Wills/Competency, Custody, Disability, Emotional Injuries, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Suicide, Violence, Addictions, Dementia, Return-to-Work, IME, Medical Malpractice, Worker's Compensation, FA
Dr. Samuel, Medical Director of the Boca Raton Psychiatric Group, is board-certified in 4 psychiatric specialties: General, Forensic, Child/Adolescent, and Geriatric. His forensic psychiatric practice encompasses evaluations; expert testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense; and Independent Medical Examinations. He has testified, at both the State and Federal levels, regarding matters of Addiction, PTSD, Depression, Child Custody, legal competency, Disability, and psychiatric injuries. He has been trained for FAA/aviator evaluations and is on the FAA list for this. His written reports, based on the application of current medical knowledge to the known facts of each particular case, are exhaustive and precise with meticulous attention to detail. He is available to consult with plaintiff and defense attorneys in civil litigation and prosecution and defense attorneys in criminal litigation. Dr. Samuel has had articles published on topics concerning Forensic Psychiatry, Child Psychi...
Brooke R. Laufer, Psy.D.Evanston, Illinois
Psychology, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Perinatal Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Psychosis, Infanticide, Filicide, Neonaticide, Pregnancy Denial, Unperceived Pregnancy, Trauma, PTSD, Domestic Violence, Battered Women Syndrome, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia
Dr. Brooke Laufer works as an expert witness and legal consultant in several psychological fields for women who are facing criminal charges. While her specialty is in women’s reproductive mental health, she is also skilled in mitigation work for domestic violence, child abuse, and childhood trauma. Dr. Laufer is available for psychological evaluations, testimony, and consultation with legal counsel on any criminal cases that are relevant to women’s mental health, including murder, infanticide, filicide, pregnancy denial, neonaticide, intimate partner violence, and child abuse.
Laura Brown, Ph.D. Forensic Psychology LLCBaton Rouge, Louisiana
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, risk assessment, cognitive testing, malingering and deception
Dr. Brown provides psychological evaluations, expert testimony, file review, and consultation for criminal and civil cases. She has extensive knowledge of of mental disorders from a clinical practice perspective as well as a skeptical scientific one. She also has extensive knowledge of psychological tests and behavioral measures and the process of analyzing and interpreting them. She offers highly specialized expertise in detection of malingering and deception. She completed a research focused graduate program before she began pursing forensic practice during internship. She then completed a forensic internship and postdoctoral supervision and was licensed to practice in Louisiana in 2015. She worked at the maximum security unit of the state forensic hospital for 5 years and has worked in various other settings including a VA outpatient clinic, immigration detention, bariatric surgical center, community mental health clinic, acute inpatient unit, university athlete testing progra...
Ziv E Cohen, MD, FAPA Principium Psychiatry, PLLCNew York, New York
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Depression, psychosis, schizophrenia, substance use, bipolar disorder, PTSD, dementia, brain injury, personality disorder, competency, standard of care, personal injury
Dr. Cohen is a board certified forensic psychiatrist with experience in civil and criminal medical legal work. Dr. Cohen trained in medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed psychiatry residency at Cornell Medical Center. He completed fellowships in forensic psychiatry at Columbia University. He has served as a military psychiatrist and specializes in the evaluation and treatment of PTSD. He teaches psychiatry to medical students, residents, and forensic fellows at Cornell Medical Center, Columbia Medical Center, and Bellevue Hospital, in New York City. Dr. Cohen has written on suicide, violence risk assessment, firearms and mental health, PTSD in the legal system, and has presented on competency to stand trial, cultural psychiatry, and military psychiatry. Dr. Cohen has been qualified as an expert in New York Family Court, New York Supreme Court, Federal Court in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and in North Carolina's Western District. Dr. Coh...
Robin A Altman, MDReading, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry - child psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, young adult psychiatry, psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Child Custody, Competency, Testamentary Capacity, Diminished Capacity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Autism, Asperger's Disorder
I have been a practicing child psychiatrist in a solo private practice since 1995. I am board certified in both adult and child and adolescent psychiatry. I initially worked at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center for 7 years, and then moved to Spring Psychological Associates, where I continue to have an office. I was the first chairperson of the Child Psychiatry Department at Reading Hospital. I was the medical director of the Children's Home of Reading from 1997-2012. I managed the medical functioning of the institution while caring for adolescents in their residential treatment facility. I currently work for Concern, Inc, a mental health provider in the Reading area, where I see adolescents at the Abraxas shelter and detention center, as well as group home and therapeutic foster care children. I have been a principle investigator for psychiatric research at the Berks Research Center in Reading. In my spare time, I am a writer, and have written Shrink Rap - An Irreveren...
Robert M. Davis, MDPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Bipolar, Addiction, Major Depression, Anxiety, IDD, Standard of Care, Injectable Medication (LAI), Policies and Procedures, Assertive Community Treatment, Suicide, Psychopharmacology, Competency Evaluations, NGRI, Medical Malpractice, Capacity for Trial, Habeas Corpus
Robert Davis, MD is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who has been in practice for over 20 years. He graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with Honors and High Distinction and received his medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine. He completed his psychiatric residency program from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia where he also served as Chief Resident. He has extensive clinical and administrative experience in providing patient care. He is currently the Medical Director for Wesley Family Services in Pittsburgh and has an active clinical practice. He also has extensive experience in forensic psychiatry and as an expert witness. He can be reached by phone (412) 295-6950 or email - [email protected]
Mary D. Moller, PhD(h), DNP, MSN, BSN, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC, CPRP, FAAN NurSeminars, IncGig Harbor, Washington
Psychiatry, Nurse Practitioner - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Suicide, Adult ADHD, Addictions, Psychopharmacology, Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing, Outpatient treatment, Group therapy, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner education
I am an advanced registered nurse practitioner dually certified as a clinical specialist in adult psychiatric–mental health nursing and a psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner. I am Prof Emerita at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA where I developed and coordinated the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice program. I am Dir of Psychiatric Svcs at Northwest Integrated Health, a substance abuse treatment center, in Tacoma, WA where I practice 12 hours/week as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. From January 2009 to August 2014, I was Director of the Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty at the Yale University School of Nursing. I was owner of my own psychiatric clinic from 1992-2008. I have authored more than 80 articles, book chapters, training manuals, policy statements, and am co-author of a best-selling undergraduate psychiatric nursing textbook published by Pearson that received a 2020 American Journal of Nursing Book o...