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About Dr. Albert M. Drukteinis, M.D., J.D.

CURRICULUM VITAE

PROFESSIONAL WORKS:

Comprehensive psychiatric and neuropsychiatric evaluations, and psychiatric treatment; medical-legal consultation; independent psychiatric assessment and expert testimony.

Videoconferencing evaluations and testimony available (see Forensic Telepsychiatry).


EDUCATION

1980 - 1984
Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA
JD cum laude

1971 - 1974
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Internship and Residency in Psychiatry

1967- 1971
University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
MD

1965 - 1967
University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
BS Biology

1963 - 1966
Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH



LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:


Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1976)
with added qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry (1998)
Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Psychiatry (1985)
Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management (1992)
Massachusetts Bar (inactive status; 1984)
Medical Licenses: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont

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ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

1999-Present
Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
Director of Forensic Psychiatry Training (1999-2004)
Teacher of the Year (2004)

1983-1999
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
Forensic Psychiatry

1973-1974
Instructor
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Freshman Behavioral Science

1972-1974
Instructor
School of Allied Health Sciences
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
General Psychiatry



PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:

1977 - Present   
Private Psychiatric Practice
Director of New England Psychodiagnostics
Manchester, NH; Woburn, MA; Portland, ME; Burlington, VT

1989-1995
Member, State of New Hampshire Board of Registration in Medicine
President (1994-1995)

1978-1989
Chief of Psychiatry
Elliot Hospital, Manchester, NH

1976-1978
Assistant Superintendent for Professional Services
New Hampshire Hospital, Concord, NH

1974-1976
Chief of Psychiatry, Marine Corps Recruit Depot
US Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego, CA

1974-1976
Psychiatric Practice and Consultation
Psychiatric Centers at San Diego County Mental Health
San Diego, CA
Part-time private psychiatric practice

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PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:


American Psychiatric Association, Distinguished Fellow
American College of Legal Medicine, Fellow
New Hampshire Psychiatric Society
      (Secretary-Treasurer: 1979 - 1985)
      (President: 1986 - 1987)
American Medical Association
New Hampshire Medical Society
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
      (Advisory Board 2000 - 2011)
Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
Massachusetts Bar Association
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
      (Board of Directors 2000 - 2001)
International Association for the Study of Pain
North American Spine Society
South Eastern Admiralty Law Institute



CURRENT HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

Elliot Hospital, Manchester, NH, Affiliate Staff

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PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:
(see our online Library)

"Personnel Actions in Workers' Compensation Stress Claims"
14th Annual New England Workers' Compensation Educational Conference
Newport, RI (September 2011)

"Murder in Mont Vernon"
Grand Rounds, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
West Lebanon, NH (June 2011)

"How Forensic Psychiatry IME's Are Performed"
WORKERS' COMPENSATION: THE SETTLEMENT PROCESS AND HEARINGS
Manchester, NH (June 2011)

"When More Than Hurt Feelings Are Involved: Analyzing Emotional Distress Claims"
ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Midwinter Meeting
San Juan, Puerto Rico (March 2011)

"Fitness for Duty"
(with L. D. Piechowski)
in HANDBOOK OF FORENSIC ASSESSMENT: PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC PERSPECTIVES
(E. Drogin, F. M. Dattilo, R. L. Sadoff, and T. G. Gutheil eds.)
Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley and Sons (2011)

"Forensic Skills Workshop: Civil Issues (panel moderator)"
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
San Francisco, CA (April 2010)

"Disability"
in TEXTBOOK OF FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY, 2nd Edition
(R. Simon and L. Gold eds.) Washington, DC
APA Press (2010)

"Pain Disorders in Litigation: Psychiatric Update and Evaluation Guide"
AM J FORENSIC PSYCH, Vol. XXX, No. 1 (2009)
also at American College of Forensic Psychiatry
San Diego, CA (March 2009)

"Forensic Skills Workshop: Civil Issues" (panel moderator)
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
San Diego, CA (March 2009)

"Disability and Sociopathy"
in THE INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK OF PSYCHOPATHIC DISORDERS AND THE LAW
Vol. II, Law and Policies [selected for Guttmacher Award]
(A. Felthous and H. Sass eds.) Chichester, UK,
John Wiley and Sons (2008)

"AAPL Practice Guideline for the Forensic Evaluation of Psychiatric Disability"
(with L H. Gold, S. A. Anfang et. al.)
J AM ACAD PSYCHIATRY AND THE LAW,
Supplement_453-550 (2008)

"Understanding and Evaluating Mental Damages"
PSYCHIATRIC TIMES, Special Edition,
Vol. XXIV, No. 5 (April 2007)

"The Fitness for Duty Evaluation"
Keynote Speaker: Granite State Chapter, Employer Assistance Professionals Association
Manchester, NH (November 2006)

"Forensic Skills Workshop: Civil Issues" (panel moderator)
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
San Francisco, CA (April 2006)

"Forensic Psychiatry IME's"
New Hampshire Workers Compensation Appeals Board
Concord, NH (December 2005)

"Forensic Skills Workshop: Civil Issues" (panel moderator)
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
Newport Beach, CA (April 2005)

"Trial Strategy in a Sexual Harassment Case: Lawyers' and Psychiatrists' Perspectives" (panel moderator)
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
Newport Beach, CA (April 2005)

"The Role of Suggestibility in Mental Damage Claims"
AM J FORENSIC PSYCH (winter 2005, in press);
also at American College of Forensic Psychiatry
Rancho Mirage, CA (April 2003)

"Disability"
in TEXTBOOK OF FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY
(R. Simon and L. Gold eds.) Washington DC, APA Press (2004)

"Somatoform Disorders, Malingering, PTSD, and other Psychiatric Issues" (co-panelist)
Vermont Trial Lawyers Association
Burlington, VT (May 2004)

"Labor Issues in Medical Practice: Managing the Troubled Worker and Avoiding Stress Claims"
New England Opthalmological Society
Boston, MA (April 2004)

"Forensic Skills Workshop: Civil Issues" (panel moderator)
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
San Francisco, CA (March 2004)

"Forensic Skills Workshop" (panel moderator)
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
Rancho Mirage, CA (April 2003)

"Mental Health Issues and the Law: Criminal Law"
New Hampshire Bar Association
Concord, NH (October 2002)

"Disability Determination in PTSD Litigation"
in POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER IN LITIGATION II
(R. Simon ed.)
Washington, DC, APA Press (Fall 2002)

"Forensic Psychiatry IME’s"
Vermont Department of Labor and Industry
Adjusters Conference
Burlington, VT (June 2002)

"Forensic Issues in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome" (Workshop co-panelist)
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
San Francisco, CA (April 2002)

"Workplace Stress and Violence" (panel chair)
New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Boston, MA (December 2001)

"Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Whiplash Injuries" (Workshop co-panelist)
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
Toronto, ONT, (April 2001)

"Overlapping Somatoform Syndromes in Personal Injury Litigation"
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
Newport Beach, CA (April 2000);
also in AM J FORENSIC PSYCH Vol. XXI, No. 4 (2000)

"A Head Injury Is Not a Brain Injury"
THE JOURNAL OF WORKERS COMPENSATION
Vol. 9 (1), (Fall 1999)

"The Psychological History — A Mythical Narrative?"
Grand Rounds, New Hampshire Hospital
Concord, NH (May 1999)

"Evaluating Mild Traumatic Brain Injury"
Acadia Insurance Company Adjusters
Bedford, NH (April 1999)

"Chronic Back Pain: Physiological or Psychological?"
THE JOURNAL OF WORKERS COMPENSATION
Vol. 7(4) (Summer 1998)

"Workers Compensation Stress Claims - The Employers Perspective"
NH TRIAL BAR NEWS
Vol. 20 (Spring 1998)

"The Psychology of Back Pain Disability"
National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Seminar
Hyannis, MA (July 1997)

"Organizational Behavior and Stress Claims"
National Association of State Personnel Executives
Portsmouth, NH (July 1997)

"Legal and Psychological Aspects of Disability"
New Hampshire Rehabilitation Association
Manchester, NH (June 1997)

"Personnel Issues in Workers’ Compensation Claims"
American College of Forensic Psychiatry
Vancouver, BC (April 1997);
also in AM J Forensic PSYCH Vol. XVIII, No. 3 (1997)

"Psychiatry and Law"
Monthly Columnist
Maine Lawyers Review (1996-1998)

"The Growth of Employment Stress Claims"
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
San Juan, PR (October 1996)

"Advanced ADA: Reasonable Accommodation from A to Z"
Personnel Law Update 1996 (co-panelist)
Council on Education in Management
Nashua, NH (September 1996)

"Psychological Evaluation of Maritime Stress Claims"
Annual Conference and Manual
SOUTH EASTERN ADMIRALTY LAW INSTITUTE
Charleston, SC (June 1996)

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF BACK PAIN. A Clinical and Legal Handbook.
Springfield, IL
Charles C. Thomas (1996)

"Mental Stress as a Work Related Injury"
National Human Resources Association, NH Affiliate
Nashua, NH (November 1995)

"Emotional Distress Damages Due to Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace"
Hill and Barlow – 3rd Annual Employment and Labor Law Update for Employers
Woburn, MA (October 1995)

"Industrial Stress Claims"
New Hampshire Adjusters Association, Workers Compensation Conference
Nashua, NH (October 1995)

"The Workers’ Compensation Patient and the Law"
Pathophysiology and Treatment of the Unstable Lumbar Motion Segment, North American Spine Society
Chicago, IL (August 1995)

"Psychiatric Testimony"
New Hampshire Bar Association CLE Program
Bedford, NH (January 1995)

"Psychogenic Pain and Disability"
Grand Rounds, Dartmouth Medical School
Hanover, NH (June 1994)

"Building Bridges: Where Medicine, Law and Social Policy Merge"
The Institute for Health, Law and Ethics at Franklin Pierce Law Center
Concord, NH (June 1994);
also in New Hampshire Bar Journal, Vol. 36, No. 4 (December 1995)

"Sources of Pain Disability"
New Hampshire Adjusters Association Workers Compensation Conference
Nashua, NH (October 1993)

"Psychiatric Testimony and Expert Preparation"
Forensic Science Experts on Criminal Cases
New Hampshire Attorney General’s Conference,
Concord, NH (June 1993)

"The Use and Misuse of Psychological Testing"
The Difficult Back, North American Spine Society,
Atlanta, GA (March 1993)

"Serial Murder – The Heart of Darkness"
PSYCHIATRIC ANNALS, Vol. 22, No. 10 (1992)

"Pain Syndromes in the Workplace"
Aetna Claims Seminar
Portsmouth, NH (May 1992)

"Evaluating Emotional Illness in the Workplace"
OCCUPATIONAL STRESS UNDER THE NEW HAMPSHIRE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT
National Business Institute Seminar & Manual (November 1991)

"The Insanity Defense"
Portsmouth Pavilion
Portsmouth, NH (October 1991)

"Workers’ Compensation Back Injuries"
Panel Discussion, New Hampshire Adjusters Association
Manchester, NH (December 1990)

"Evaluating Emotional Illness in the Workplace"
ADVANCED WORKERS’ COMPENSATION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
National Business Institute Seminar & Manual (February 1990)

"Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychiatric Emergencies"
Keynote Speaker, New Hampshire Hospital
Concord, NH (November 1989)

"Issues in Forensic Psychiatry"
Lake Shore Hospital
Manchester, NH (June 1988)

"The Psychiatrist in the Courtroom"
Grand Rounds, Dartmouth Medical School
Hanover, NH (April 1988)

"Dementia and Competency"
Medical Continuing Education Program, Elliot Hospital
Manchester, NH (February 1988)

"Suicide: Sin, Sickness, or Solution"
Medical Continuing Education Program, Elliot Hospital
Manchester, NH (February 1987)

"Criminal Responsibility of Juvenile Offenders"
AM J FORENSIC PSYCH, Vol. VII, No. 2, pp 25-40 (1986)

"Liability for Suicide"
Veterans Administration Hospital
Manchester, NH (May 1986)

"Legal and Ethical Issues in Suicide"
Grand Rounds, New Hampshire Hospital
Concord, NH (May 1986)

"Psychiatric Perspectives on Civil Liability for Suicide"
BULL AM ACAD PSYCHIATRY LAW, Vol. 13, No. 1 (1985)

"Legal and Medical Perspectives on the Insanity Defense"
Medical Continuing Education Program, Elliot Hospital
Manchester, NH (December 1984)

"Effects of Flurazepam on Sleep EEG Tracings"
Hoffman La Roche Grant
University of Texas Medical Branch (1972)

"EEG Changes in Psychosis"
NIMH Grant
University of Louisville School of Medicine (1970)


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