ABOUT
 
 
  • Educated at Illinois, Harvard, Dartmouth, and the Johns Hopkins Medical School
     
  • Director of the M.D.-Ph.D. Program in Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences, JHUMS (1968-1973)
     
  • Board-certified in Forensic Suicidology (2009)
     
  • President, American Association of Suicidology (1981)
     
  • Editor-in Chief, Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior (1982-1996)
     
  • Director, U. South Carolina Suicide Center (1985-1996)
     
  • Fellow in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, American Association of Forensic Sciences (current)
     
  • Killam Scholar, Alberta, Canada (Foothills Hospital, Calgary) (1986)
     
  • Deputy Medical Examiner, Baltimore, Maryland (1968-1973)
     
  • Author/Editor, Twenty-One Books (most recent, 2015)
     
  • Yale Foundations Fund Fellow, Wien, Austria (1979-1980)
     
  • World Health Organization Fellow, Berlin, Germany (1971)
     
  • Consultant to the FDA and Columbia University (2005-2006)
     
  • Grant Reviewer for NIMH, NSF, and AFSP
     
  • Recipient of Twelve Suicide Research Grants totaling $2,022,478
     
  • Consultant to the American Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine
    (2001)
     
  • Scientific Advisory Committee, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (1993-2003)
     
  • Produced and acted in HBO Movie, "Death By Hanging" (1998)
     
  • Five Court TV Programs