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Expert Witness No. 351

California

EDUCATION

  • A.B. University of California – Berkeley, California 1955
  • M.D. University of Miami School of Medicine – Miami, Florida 1961
  • Intern Herrick Memorial Hospital – Berkeley, California 1961-2
  • M.P.H. Yale University – New Haven, Connecticut 1964
  • Resident Department of Psychiatry – Mt. Zion Hospital 1967 San Francisco, California

MEDICAL PRACTICE

2014-present
San Rafael, CA 94901
PRIVATE PRACTICE

1989-2014
PRIVATE PRACTICE

1988-89
Department of Psychiatry
Veterans Administration Medical Center
ATTENDING PHYSICIAN

1983-87
Steinbeck Treatment Center Community
MEDICAL DIRECTOR Hospital of Salinas

1981-2
Davis Free Clinic Davis, California
MEDICAL DIRECTOR, DRUG ABUSE SECTION

1980-82
Sutter-Davis Hospital Davis California
EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN

1978-79
St. Luke’s Hospital
San Francisco, California
EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN

1975-78
Valley Emergency Medical Group Bakersfield, California

1974
Haight/Ashbury Free Clinics San
Francisco, California
EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN
CHIEF, DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY PRACTICE

1970-75
Medical Writer Self-Employed
AUTHOR, DR. HIP NEWSPAPER
COLUMNS AND BOOKS

1966-70
Student Health Service
University of California at Berkeley
STAFF PHYSICIAN

1965-66
Albert Schweitzer Hospital Lambarene,
Gabon West Equatorial Africa
RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL CARDIOLOGY FOUNDATION

1964-65
Nursing Home Research Project Alameda County Health Department
COORDINATOR

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • March 17, 2015 California Legislature Certificate of Recognition for “Your years of work to advance and broaden the study of medicine in the United States.”
  • Court-Appointed Psychiatrist Panel, Superior Court of Contra-Costa County, CA 1998-present Distinguished Alumnus, University of Miami School of Medicine – selected in 1997
  • Court-Appointed Psychiatrist Panel, Superior Court of Marin County, CA – 1996-present Psychotherapy Provider, Federal Probation Office, District of Northern California –1993-95 Court- Appointed Psychiatrist Panel, Superior Court of San Francisco, CA – 1994-present
  • Court-Appointed Psychiatrist Panel, Superior Court of Alameda County, CA –1992-present
  • Chief of Staff-Elect, Community Hospital of Salinas, CA – 1987
  • Chief of Medicine, Community Hospital of Salinas, CA -1985-87
  • Certified in the treatment of alcoholism and other drug dependencies through examination by the American Society of Addiction Medicine – 1986
  • Advisory Board, JOURNAL OF PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS -1983 to 2010
  • National Broadcasters Association Award, “Ask Dr. Hip” -1976 Editorial Board, MODERN MEDICINE -1969-71
  • Smith Kline & French Foreign Fellowship to Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Lambarene, Gabon – Summer, 1960

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

  • Faculty, Osler Institute, Addiction Psychiatry Review Course San Francisco, CA – March, 1993 Los Angeles, CA – August, 1994
    Lecture – “Cocaine: Clinical and Neurobiological Issues” Lecture– “Prohibition and Criminal Justice”
  • University of California School of Medicine at Davis, Department of Family Practice Assistant Clinical Professor -1982-83 Clinical Instructor -1981-82
  • Lecturer, Haight/Ashbury Free Clinics Trainee Program -1974-76 San Francisco, California
  • Lecturer, University of California at Berkeley Extension, Course in Health Maintenance Organizations -1965-66

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Board of Directors, San Francisco Suicide Prevention 1990-92
  • Field Coordinator, International Medical Teams, Cambodia/Thailand border –Winter 1979
  • Board of Directors, American Heart Association, Marin Chapter -1972-78

MEDICAL LICENSES

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Florida

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
Groups