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William H. Reid, M.D., M.P.H.

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P.O. Box 4015
Telephone: (830) 596-0062
Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657
Facsimile: (830) 596-9047
This page last updated February, 2018
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General Qualifications
Forensic Interests & Experience
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General Qualifications

B.A., (Psychology), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (1966)
M.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (1970)
M.P.H., University of California, Berkeley (1975)
Psychiatry Internship & Residency, University of California, Davis (1970-71, 73-75; interrupted for military service)
Post-residency training in psychotherapy, administrative psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry
Continuing medical education in psychiatry and related fields, ongoing
Current Academic and Clinical Appointments include
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Texas A&M College of Medicine, Temple
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Texas Dell Medical School, Austin
Local, regional, and state hospital privileges and appointments
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, General Psychiatry (former examiner & senior Examiner)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Forensic Psychiatry 1996-2006, renewed by examination 2007-present
American Board of Forensic Psychiatry (former examiner; board now defunct)
APA Committee on Administrative Psychiatry (former examiner, examination director, and chair)
Current Clinically-Related Activities include
Limited patient care consultation to physicians and other clinicians
Teaching of psychiatrists-in-training
Facility clinical risk management consultation
Clinical Oversight and Administrative Experience includes
Medical Director, Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation (1989-96)
Chair, National Council of State Medical Directors (1995-96)
Governing Boards, 8 Texas state psychiatric hospitals, (1994-96)
Advisory Board, Texas Mental Sciences Institute (1989-96)

Professor and Special Assistant for Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, University of Texas System (1989-1996)

Clinical teaching & supervision of medical students and psychiatrists-in-training (1977-present)
Current & Past Editorial Boards and Directorships include
Journal of Psychiatric Practice (contributing editor)
Psychiatrists In Practice Examination (American College of Psychiatrists)
Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Behavioral Sciences & the Law
Current Psychiatric Research and Opinion
American College of Psychiatrists Psychiatric Update Series (Editor-in-Chief 1995-1998)
Psychiatric Medicine
Behavior Online
Violence, Aggression & Terrorism: An International Forum
Journal of Border Health
Texas Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) ( Board of Directors and Scientific Advisor)
Schreiner University (Board of Trustees, 2006-)
Federation of Texas Psychiatry (Board of Directors, ex officio, 2007-2008 )

and others

Past President
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL)
Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (TSPP) (2007-2008)
Professional Memberships include
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
American College of Psychiatrists (ACP)
American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law (AAPL)
American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) (Associate)
Texas Medical Association (TMA)
Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (TSPP)
     and other state and national professional organizations
Fellow or Distinguished Fellow
American Psychiatric Association (Distinguished Life Fellow)
American College of Psychiatrists (Fellow)
Royal College of Physicians (Edin.) (Fellow)
College of Physicians of Philadelphia (Fellow)
Best Doctors in America
Marquis' Who's Who in the World
Who's Who in Medicine & Healthcare
      and other biographical listings
Honors/Awards include
Seymour Pollack Award (AAPL) (distinguished contribution to education in forensic psychiatry)
Manfred Guttmacher Award (APA, AAPL) (outstanding publications in mental health and law)
Best Doctors (peer surveys, national and Austin, Texas)
Scientific Advisor Service Award, National Depressive & Manic Depressive Association (DMDA/DBSA)
National Investigator's Award, Journal of ECT
Ardis Cline Martin Award, Texas Depressive & Manic Depressive Association
"Distinguished Alumnus," University of California, Davis, Medical Center
"Exemplary Psychiatrist," National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Visiting Professor of Psychiatry, Hunan Medical University, PR China
"Honor Lecturer," Mid-America States University Association
Distinguished Visiting Professor of Psychiatry, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT.

Visiting Professor & U.S. Representative, International Conference on Psychiatric Classification, Cambridge University, U.K. 

       and others, including awards for clinical service and teaching.
Publications: Over 300 clinical & professional publications and abstracts, and 16 professional books, including
Developing a Forensic Practice: Operations & Ethics for Experts
(New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis) (winner of the 2014 Manfred Guttmacher Award)
The Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders
      (3rd edition, with G.U. Balis & B.J. Sutton, New York: Brunner/Mazel)
Handbook of Mental Health Administration & Management
      (with S. Silver; New York: Brunner-Routledge)
DSM-IV Training Guide
      (on psychiatric diagnosis, with M.G. Wise, New York: Brunner/Mazel)
DSM-IV Clinical Vignettes
      (videotapes on psychiatric diagnosis, with M.G. Wise, New York: Brunner/Mazel)
Treating Adult and Juvenile Offenders with Special Needs
(with J. Ashford and B. Sales, Washington DC: APA Books)
Psychiatry for the House Officer
      (New York: Brunner/Mazel)
The Treatment of Antisocial Syndromes
      (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold)
Assaults Within Psychiatric Facilities
      (with J.R. Lion, New York: Grune & Stratton - Harcourt Brace Jovanovich)
Basic Intensive Psychotherapy
      (New York: Brunner/Mazel) 
Terrorism: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
      (with B. Eichelman and D.A. Soskis, Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press)
Current Practice
Forensic consultation in civil and criminal matters
Clinical teaching and elective supervision (psychiatric trainees)
Limited adult psychiatry consultation

Forensic Interests and Experience

Standard of care in psychiatry and mental health
Suicide, suicide risk assessment and management
Violence, violence risk assessment and management
Professional standards (including licensing matters, clinician impairment, and alleged inappropriate behavior)
Emotional damage
Workplace issues (psychiatric aspects of alleged sexual harassment, discrimination, impairment, violence)

Fitness for executive duties & other functions

Competencies and capacities (testamentary, consent, contract, impulse control, etc.)
Care in jails and prisons
Hostage experiences & wrongful imprisonment (including psychiatric response to imprisonment)
Criminal responsibility & mitigation
Competence to proceed (trial, sentencing, understanding rights, confession)
Sentencing/death penalty mitigation
Jail/prison conditions & treatment (mental health aspects)
Professional ethics
Clinical/facility risk management
Law enforcement consultation (fitness, investigation, training, post-shooting)
Psychiatric aspects of terrorism and its victims
Standards of forensic evaluation, practice, and expert testimony
Special risk assessment, crisis management, and facility/organization security
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