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Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Thursday, 12 December, 2019

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience will present a Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, in Lecture Hall 3, Schwitalla Hall.

William Newman, M.D., will present, “Antisocial Behavior and Psychopathy Across the Lifespan.”

Newman joined the faculty in the School of Medicine in 2015, and is a professor of psychiatry who serves as the vice chair for education, helping to oversee the educational missions of the department.

Newman directly supervises psychiatry residents and medical students on the inpatient teaching service and serves as medical director of adult inpatient psychiatric services. He is also the director of the forensic psychiatry training program.

Newman regularly publishes in national publications on a variety of topics including psychopharmacology, off-label prescribing, the management of aggression, correctional mental health, and malingering of psychiatric symptoms, among other topics. He also routinely presents at regional, national, and international conferences. He has presented on topics including the assessment of malingered PTSD, fitness for duty evaluations, reliability of eyewitness testimony and the pharmacological management of aggression.

In his role as a forensic psychiatrist, Newman conducts both civil and criminal forensic psychiatric assessments. He routinely works with attorneys to educate them about mental health, provide them a better understanding of their clients, and discuss elements of their cases.

Newman serves as an active member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL), a national organization of forensic psychiatrists.