Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Tulane School of Medicine
Tulane University, Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
New Orleans, LA
JOHN THOMPSON, MD, Professor and Chair,Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is the Director of the Division of Forensic Neuropsychiatry and founding Director of the Tulane Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program and the Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program. He is board certified in Psychiatry (ABPN) with added qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry (ABPN) and in Addiction Psychiatry (ABPN). He is Chief of Staff, Feliciana Forensic Facility and the State of Louisiana’s Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System. He is an active member of the American Psychiatric Association (Distinguished Fellow), the Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association, the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, and the American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry. He serves as a member of the TUMG Executive Board, Dean and Clinical Chairs Committee, the Executive Committee, and the FPP Executive Committee of the Tulane School of Medicine. He is Director of the planning committee for Department’s annual Forensic Symposium Dr.Thompson serves as a reviewer to several professional journals to include Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (past Associate Editor 1998- 2014), and the AAPL Newsletter. He continues his very active medical legal practice and serves as expert witness to national, state, and local judicial systems. He publishes regularly on the areas of competency to stand trial and forensic risk assessment.
Wednesday, April 24
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM