Undergraduate: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, A.B., 1972 Honors. Major, Biology.

Graduate: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, A.M., 1973; Ph. D., 1982, (Medical Anthropology). National Institute of Health Fellowship, 1972-1974. Milton Fund Fellowship for Research, 1973. Scholar, 1980-1982.

Medical School: University of Alabama in Birmingham, M.D., 1977. Caduceus Club Research Fellowship, 1975; Superior Scholastic Achievement Award, 1977; Battle S. Searcy Award for Achievement in Psychiatry, 1977.

Postgraduate Training: Six month Postgraduate Year I rotation in Pediatrics, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, July 1977-December 1977. Residency in Psychiatry, Institute of Living, Hartford, Connecticut, 1977-1981. Lecturer on Human Sexuality for University of Connecticut medical students at the Institute of Living; Ginsburg Fellow, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, 1979-1980 (Member of the Committee on Medical Education and Representative to the Board of Directors, GAP); post-doctoral research at the University of Oxford, Oxford, England, 1988-1989. Advanced course work in Forensic Psychiatry including personal injury and psychological damages, and the detection of malingering offered by American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL). MMPI-2 Workshop, St. Petersburg, FL 3/1995; Qualified by Pearson Assessments at Level C (highest level) to purchase their psychological instruments, including the MMPI-2 and MCMI-III. Qualified by Psychological Assessment Resources at Level C (highest level) to purchase their psychological instruments, including the SIRS. Rorschach Workshops training course in Exner's Comprehensive System completed 11/05. Qualified to administer, score, and interpret Rorschach and to purchase Ror-scan software for scoring and interpreting Rorschach.

Vocational: Private Practice (Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1981-1995; Atlanta 1995-present); Staff Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, 1981-1995; previously, Consultant, Minneapolis Heart Institute Transplantation and Artificial Heart Program; Consultant, Abbott-Northwestern Hospital Chronic Pain Program, 1981-1995; Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Examiner, 1993-1995; Psychiatric consultant to the legal community in assessing psychological harm in personal injury and other civil cases, post-traumatic stress disorder, sexual abuse, commitment, custody, disability, work-related injury, competency, and the insanity defense. Psychiatric consultant to industry and medical/mental health community regarding diagnosis/ treatment options, workplace problems--psychiatric disability, acute psychiatric decompensation, stalking, risk assessment (suicide, homicide). Teaching (e.g. F.B.I.1--2002; Presenter to: Annual Conference Georgia Superior Court Judges, Athens, GA 20112); Annual Training Conference Georgia State Court Judges, Athens, GA 5/2011; Annual Training Conference Georgia Family Court Judges, Athens, GA 11/2011; Justice Center of Atlanta Mediator Training 12/97. Contributing Expert to 2012; Academy of Florida Management Attorneys lecture October 2012. Global Conference Call to Young Presidents Organization (YPO) on "blue book" 2013; Global Conference Call to YPO-World Presidents Organization (WPO)-Women's Network for YPO & WPO (WYN) on "red book" March 2015.

Licensure: CT, 1978-1982. MN 1981-Present. CA 1983-1988. FL 1987-1996, 2002-present. GA 1995-Present.

Specialty Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Diplomate, 1982; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology 1984-End of Part II: Examiner, National Examining Team, Senior Examiner (63 Board certification exams administered).

Memberships: American Psychiatric Association, 1978-Present (APA Distinguished Life Fellow), Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry 1996-Present (Chair, Committee on Work and Organizations 2012 to present; Board of Directors 2013-present, Secretary 2015-2019), Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association, 1995-present, American College of Psychiatrists.

Publications: "The MMPI-2 in Sexual Harassment/Discrimination Litigants," (with James N. Butcher, Ph.D., R. Owen Nelsen, Ph.D., and Steven Rouse, Ph.D) J. Clinical Psychology, 2004 Jun; 60(6): 643-657; "The Social Climate of Violence and the Hostile Workplace: Harassment and Bullying," in Carol Wilkinson, M.D. and Corinne Peek-Asa, Clinics in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Vol 3, 803-820, 2003; Careers, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, 2012. "Forensic Psychiatric Evaluation of Emotional Distress Claims, Parts 1 and 2: (2009) posted on Quirky Questions. Keep Your Eye on the Prize!-A Young Person's Guidebook to Adulthood, Brentwood Publishers, 2011 ("red book"); Hold On To Your Hat!-Handling the Roller Coaster Emotions of the College Application Process, Brentwoood Publishers, 2013 ("blue book"); Blog: (Brief pieces introducing some concepts from books 2013); With Committee on Work, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry: "The Psychiatry of Work: Is Residency Training Adequate?" in Psychiatric Times Dec. 16, 2014 (; With Committee on Work, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry: Psychiatry of Workplace Dysfunction- Tools for Mental Health Professionals, Managers, and Employees, Oxford, 2018; "The Paranoid Employee," in progress for Psychiatric Times; "Issues in Disability" in progress for Psychiatric Times.

1See Eugene A. Rugala and Arnold R. Issacs, Eds.: Workplace Violence - Issues in Response. Quantico, VA: Critical Incident Response Group, National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime, F.B.I Academy, U.S. Department of Justice, 2004. (
2Written up in Daily Reporter Online January 24, 2011