Contact Information

  • Company: Vinfen
  • Phone: (617) 441-1750
  • Cell: (617) 871-9079
  • Fax: (617) 275-0931
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry

Specialty Focus:

child psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, child abuse, psychological trauma, criminal behavior, guardianship, undue influence, conservatorship, risk assessment, dangerousness, public sector psychiatry, medical director issues, disability, pediatric psychiatry

Education:

MD, LSU School Medicine, New Orleans

Years in Practice:

40

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

5

Additional Information

Child, adolescent, adult Psychaitry training, Harvard Medical School at MassMental Health Center, 1982-1987. Forensic Psychiatry fellowship, Harvard Medical School at MMHC 1987-88.. Harvard Law School classes 1987-88, including family law, constitutional law, torts, law and psychiatry. Member of the Program on Psychiatry and the Law, Harvard Medical School, 1987-current. Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 1988- 2012, Massachusetts General Hospital. Lecturer in Psychiatry, part time, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, 2021-present. .Complex Child Case Reviews, Forensic Child Psychiatry Consults, Cambridge Health Alliance, 2017-present. Board certifications child, adult, forensic psychiatry. FBI training 1993 on interpersonal violence. Consultant on developmental disability issues in children and adults. Medical Director, Psychiatric Emergency Services, 20 years. Medical Director, Vinfen community psychiatry, 2011-present.. Extensive administrative psychiatry experience. President MAssPsychiatric Society, 2010-2011. President, New England Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006-2007. Chair Ethics Committee Mass Psychiatric Society, 2017-present. Mass Association of Guardiasn ad litem, termination of parental rights, child abuse cases.