The Department of Neurology and Psychiatry will host Grand Rounds from 8-9 a.m. Thursday, July 14, at Schwitalla Hall, School of Medicine, 1402 So. Grand Blvd., 63104. The entrance is only through the Learning Resource Center (LRC).
The speaker will be Tracy D. Gunter, M.D., who will present a program for both divisions about issues in emergency psychiatry, titled "Evaluation and Disposition of the Potentially Dangerous Patient."
Gunter is associate professor of psychiatry in the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry and holds a secondary appointment in the SLU School of Law.
She is board-certified in general and forensic psychiatry. She earned her medical degree from the University of South Carolina, where she also completed forensic psychiatry training.
Following training, she rose to the position of Director of the Forensic Evaluation Service for the South Carolina Department of Mental Health and earned the University of South Carolina Neuropsychiatry Department Chairman's Excellence Award for her work in forensic psychiatry.
She relocated to Iowa City in 2003 as Director of Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine before coming to St Louis in 2009. For the last 15 years, she has conducted more than 1500 adult and adolescent forensic psychiatry evaluations, testified in several jurisdictions, published more than 40 articles, and presented at more than 100 national and international conferences.