Presentations, Lectures and Participation:

  • "Mental Status Exam and Schizophrenia" lectures presented to Surgery Assistant Students at University of Alabama in Birmingham, February, 1986


  • "Depression" lecture presented to Family Physicians, Newport, TN, February, 1989


  • Taught a weekly class for psychiatric inpatients at Park West Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, 1990 - 1991


  • "Pros and Cons of a Free Pharmacy", Panel, United Way Interagency Council, Knoxville, TN, 1991


  • "Principles of Public-Private Psychiatric Collaboration", Round Table Discussion, Helen Ross McNabb Foundation and St. Mary's Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, March, 1991


  • "Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome" lecture, Continuing Medical Education, Lakeshore Mental Health Institute, Knoxville, TN, April, 1991


  • "Major Psychiatric Disorders" lecture, Medical Ethics Students, Lakeshore Mental Health Institute, Knoxville, TN, May and June, 1991


  • American Psychiatric Association, State/University Collaboration Project 


  • Organizer and Moderator of a Round Table Discussion with representatives from each psychiatric facility in Knoxville,TN to evaluate the possibility of developing a psychiatric residency program with Lakeshore Mental Health Institute and the University of Tennessee School of Graduate Medicine, Knoxville, TN, September 23 and 24, 1991


  • "Present and Future of Lakeshore Mental Health Institute" lecture, Smoky Mountain Chapter of Tennessee Psychiatric Association, Knoxville, TN, October, 1991


  • "Early Identification of Mental Illness" lecture, East Tennessee Education Association Eighty-Seventh Convention, Mental Illness Awareness Training for Teachers, Knoxville, TN, October, 1991


  • "Working with the Subconscious" lecture, National Remotivation Therapy Organization, Knoxville, TN, October, 1991


  • Coordinator and Supervisor for University of Tennessee Family Practice Residents doing elective rotations at Lakeshore Mental Health Institute, Knoxville, TN, 1992 - July 1996


  • "Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Part I and II" lectures, Continuing Medical Education, Lakeshore Mental Health Institute, Knoxville, TN, June, 1993


  • "Major Psychiatric Disorders" lecture, Clinical Pastoral Education students, Knoxville, TN, June, 1993


 

  • "Suicide/Violence, Risk Assessment and Management" lecture to a multidisciplinary group at Woodridge Psychiatric Hospital, Johnson City, TN, August, 1994


  • "Violence, Prediction and Management" lecture, Continuing Medical Education, Lakeshore Mental Health Institute, Knoxville, TN, September 21, 1994


  • Part Organizer and Panelist, discussion of "How TennCare is Impacting Psychiatrist Prescribing Tendencies", as presented to local mental health professionals, Knoxville, TN, March 20, 1995


  • "The New Antipsychotic Medications" presentation to various mental health professionals, Knoxville, TN, February, 1997


  • Working with the University of Tennessee to obtain a grant from NIMH to study Psychiatry in Telemedicine, Knoxville, TN, 1999-2004


  • "Mechanical Restraint Guidelines" presented to the Medical Staff and other key clinical staff at Lakeshore Mental Health Institute, Knoxville, TN, April 20, 2001


  • "The Aging Brain" presentation to the Rotary Club of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, May 31, 2001


  • "Chemical Restraint and Physical Restraint" presentation to the Medical Staff and key clinical/administrative staff at Lakeshore Mental Health Institute, Knoxville, TN, July 13, 2001


  • "Depression and Violence", presented on "Mental Health Matters" on the Tennessee Radio Network, August, 2001


  • Member of the Board of The Sertoma Center, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2001 - 2003


  • "Dealing with Substance Abuse with General Hospital Patients and Family Members of Staff," presentation to the Nursing Staff at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, October, 2005


  • "Post stroke psychiatric symptoms," presentation to the staff of Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, Knoxville, TN, July, 2006


  • "Vascular Disease and psychiatric symptoms," presentation to the general public on behalf of Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, Knoxville, TN, October 27, 2006


  • "Encephalopathy and Delirium," presentation to the medical staff and an assortment of other hospital staff members, Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, TN, March 4, 2008


  • "Encephalopathy and Delirium," presentation to the medical and administrative staff of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, August 25, 2008


  • "Commitment Process and Patient Profile," presentation to Physician Assistant students at South College, Knoxville, TN, May 1, 2009


  • "Caring for the Aging and the Elderly," presentation to Cokesbury Methodist Church, Knoxville, TN, February 12, 2012


  • "Encephalopathy and Delirium," presentation to the medical staff and administration of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, February 27, 2012


  • "Encephalopathy and Delirium," presentation at the Smokey Mountain Chapter of Critical Care Nurses, Knoxville, TN, March 9, 2012 


  • Knoxville "Top Docs" selection each year since inception:  2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, a peer voted selection process of CityView Magazine


  • "Encephalopathy and Delirium," presentation at the Smokey Mountain Chapter of Critical Care Nurses, Knoxville, TN, March 8, 2013


  • "Confounding Diagnoses in Workplace Injury Case," presentation at the Mid-South Workers' Compensation Association - Knoxville Chapter, Knoxville, TN, November 15, 2013


  • "Psychiatry Manifestations of Orthopedic Injuries," including discussion of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, presentation at the 2016 Spring Workers' Compensation Conference - OrthoKnox Orthopedic Clinic, Knoxville, TN, April 27, 2016