George Parker, M.D.

George F. Parker, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry


Personal Statement  My primary professional goals are to provide high-quality forensic evaluations for the Indiana legal community, to educate the legal and psychiatric communities about the relationship between the mental health and criminal justice systems, and to try to improve how these two systems interact.
Education  Undergraduate: Harvard College

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School

Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Board Certifications/Certifications:
General Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Current Academic Interests  Teaching: Forensic psychiatry topics for medical students, law students, psychiatry residents, criminal justice personnel, lawyers and judges.

Clinical: Forensic evaluations of criminal defendants (competence to stand trial and sanity at the time of the offense) and independent psychiatric evaluations.

Research: The interaction of the mental health and criminal justice systems.
Recent Publications  Parker GF. Application of a firearm seizure law aimed at ‘dangerous’ people: outcomes from the first two years. Psychiatric Services, accepted for publication, 2009.

Parker GF. Positive impact of a mental health training course for correctional officers on a special housing unit. Psychiatric Services 60:640-645, 2009.

Morris DR and Parker GF. Jackson’s Indiana: State hospital competence restoration in Indiana. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 36:522-534, 2008.
George Parker, M.D.

Goodman Hall
355 W. 16th Street
Suite 2800
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 963-7300

Department of Psychiatry | 355 W. 16th St., Suite 4800 | Indianapolis, IN 46202 | Ph: (317) 963-7288 | Fax: (317) 963-7313