Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Forensic Psychiatry, Trauma, Professional Liability, Employment

ID: 727219 New York, USA

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Board certified in Psychiatry with Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry, Expert has extensive experience as a psychiatric administrator, teacher and supervisor, forensic expert, and clinician across the NY Metro area. Expert's areas of clinical expertise include trauma and dissociation, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychopharmacologic and cognitive behavioral treatments. Expert has published and presented in each of these areas and serves on faculty at universities, teaching residents and forensic fellows. Forensically, Expert has 15 years of experience providing opinions in the areas of criminal responsibility and insanity, competency, psychological trauma, professional liability, sexual harassment, and employment discrimination.

Expert's experience includes evaluation of plaintiff, generation of report and testimony for the defense in Federal Court in an employment discrimination matter. Plaintiff alleged that he had been targeted by his employer on the basis of his national origin. Jury held that the plaintiff was not the victim of discrimination. Expert consultation including evaluation of plaintiff, generation of report and testimony for the defense in a sexual harassment matter. Plaintiff alleged sexual harassment by employer due to demands placed on her in workplace. Arbitrator found plaintiff's claims without basis. Evaluation at the request of plaintiff's counsel of an executive alleging discrimination and termination from a foreign firm based on his national origin. Multiple evaluations of plaintiffs who have suffered physical and psychological trauma for both plaintiffs and defendants. Consultations and expert evaluations have been performed for major New York firms including Proskauer Rose, Davis Polk & Wardell, Holland & Knight, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Patton Boggs, and Jackson Lewis.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1980 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Year: 1974 Degree: AB Subject: History and Literature Institution: Harvard University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Associate Clinical Professor Department: Psychiatry
Teaches psychiatric residents and forensic fellows
Associate Professor since 2017
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to 2016 Employer: Westchester Jewish Community Services Title: Medical Director Department:
Supervises psychiatrists delivering care in a variety of clinic and community settings. In addition, as Medical Director he serves as consultant throughout the agency teaching/supervising a diverse group of clinicians, advising on risk management, and developing policy at the executive level.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1995 to 2001 Employer: St. Vincent's Hospital Title: Director, Outpatient Mental Health Services Department: Westchester
As the Director of the Outpatient Mental Health Service, Expert supervised the psychiatric team and clinical staff, developed policy, and provided direct care to patients.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1986 to 1995 Employer: Holliswood Hospital Title: Chief, Behavioral Disorders Unit Department:
As Chief of the Behavioral Disorders Unit, Expert developed and supervised a unique inpatient service addressing the needs of trauma survivors suffering PTSD, dissociation, and mood disorders.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2008 to 2008 Agency: Veteran's Administration Role: Teaching Description: Led a seminar and ongoing case conference teaching cognitive-behavioral treatment to VAH clinicians.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: Middle East Summary: Evaluation of torture victims in suits related to American military action in Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Years: 2006 to Present Country / Region: Sri Lanka Summary: Participated in training of mental health professionals in 2006 mission to Sri Lanka following the tsunami.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Medical Association
American Psychiatric Association
New York Society for the Study of Multiple Personality and Dissociation, President-Elect for 1992-93
Chair, Trauma and Stress Committee, American
Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2012-present
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Psychopharmacology Committee American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Peer Review Committee
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Licenses / Certifications
New York State License Medicine (1981),
Board Certified in American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry, November 1985, Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry, April 1996; Recertifications May 2006, April 2016
Professional Appointments
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry;
Employer College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Medical Director-- WMCHealth Project ECHO
Consultant-- Center for Regional Health innovation WMCHealth PPS
May 2001-May 2016--Medical Director Westchester Jewish Community Services
Panelist 1999-2004-- Psychopharmacology for Psychotherapists Online Seminar
Consultant 1999-present-- New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct
January 1998-May 2001-- Medical Director Catholic Charities Clinics
June 1997-May 2001-- Chief, Adult Services St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester Facility
April 1996-May 2001-- Clinical Director, Outpatient Mental Health Services St. Vincent’s Hospital, Harrison
June 1995-March 1996-- Clinical Director Women’s Issues Unit St. Vincent’s Hospital, Harrison
June 1994-May 1995-- Unit Chief, Adult Partial Hospital Program Holliswood Hospital
October 1993-April 1996-- Medical Director Comprehensive Outcomes, Inc.
September 1993-April 1995-- Consultant on Dissociative Disorders Empire Mental Health Choice
May 1993-June 1994-- Consultant on Dissociative Disorders Westchester Jewish Community Services
April 1993-January 1994-- Managed Care Medical Director The Mediplex Group, Inc.
May 1992-present-- Forensic Consultant
May 1989-May 1999-- Adviser to DSM IV Anxiety Disorders Work Group
January 1987 - June 1994-- Unit Chief, Behavioral Disorders Unit Holliswood Hospital
March 1986 - January 1987-- Team Leader, Adult Unit Holliswood Hospital
July 1984 - present-- Private Practice
1982 - 1984-- Part-time Psychiatrist Regent Hospital
July - December 1983-- Senior Resident, General Clinical Research Service, New York State Psychiatric Institute
June 1974-September 1976-- Mental Health Worker McLean Hospital
Awards / Recognition
Co-Principal Investigator Biomedical Research Support Grant, "In Vivo Sampling in Ambulatory Anxiety Patients". New York State Research Foundation

New York State, Psychiatric Institute Alumni Award for Resident Research

Second Prize APA New York County District Branch Resident's Paper Competition, "DSM-III Personality Diagnosis in Bulimia".

Irma Bland Award Certificate of Excellence for contributions to resident education at Employer Medical Center American Psychiatric Association
Medical / Professional
Internship: July 1980-June 1981
Intern in Internal Medicine
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia

Residency: July 1981-June 1984
Psychiatry, Employer
College of Physicians and Surgeons,
New York State Psychiatric Institute

Fellowship: July 1984-June 1986
NIMH Research Fellow at the Anxiety
Disorders Clinic, New York State
Psychiatric Institute
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has published more than 30 original papers, chapters, and reviews and delivered more than 100 presentations in areas ranging from anxiety disorders, trauma, risk management, and mood disorders.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Qualified in both state and Federal venues, Expert has offered opinions and testified in areas of criminal responsibility/insanity, employment discrimination and sexual harassment, psychological trauma, and professional liability.

Number of testimonies (most recent four years): 8
Training / Seminars
Expert has lectured and published on anxiety disorders, eating disorders, trauma and secondary trauma, and risk management.
Other Relevant Experience
Academic Rank:
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Employer (Supervision of residents and forensic fellows)
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Employer
Site Supervisor, Forensic Fellowship, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, New York Medical College

Fields of Expertise

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