EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (chemistry focus) 
with distinction, May 1994
University of Virginia, 1990-1994
Charlottesville, Virginia


Doctor of Medicine, May 1999
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1995-1999
Chapel Hill, North Carolina


POST-GRADUATE TRAINING 

University of California, Los Angeles General Psychiatry Residency, 1999-2003
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital,
Los Angeles, California


University of California, Davis Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, 2003-2004
UC Davis Department of Psychiatry,
Sacramento, California


University of California, Los Angeles Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, 2004-2006
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital,
Los Angeles, California


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS AND TEACHING

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, 7/08-present
Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry, 7/06-6/08
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA,
Los Angeles, California

 

Director, Forensic Rotation for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows, 3/08-6/14; Lecturer/Supervisor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows, 7/14-present
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA,
Los Angeles, California

 

Organizer, “Forensic Issues in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry” Lecture Series, 9/07-present
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Child and Adolescent Division
USC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Los Angeles, California

HONORS

Distinguished Fellow, elected in 2015
American Psychiatric Association

Maier L. Tuchler, M.D. Award, awarded in 2015
American Academy of Forensic Sciences


Fellow, elected in 2013
American Psychiatric Association


Distinguished Fellow, elected in 2012
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Fellow, elected in 2012
American Academy of Forensic Sciences


Member at Large, 2009-2012
American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry


Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, elected in 1998
University of North Carolina School of Medicine


Commendation for summer medical service in
an underserved area, 1996
National Health Service Corps


Bachelor of Arts with distinction, 1994
University of Virginia


Echols Scholar (top 5% of entering class) and Honors Program, 1990-1994
University of Virginia


National Merit Scholar, 1990
University of Virginia