George Parker, M.D.
George F. Parker, M.D.
|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
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.