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forensic psychiatry fellowship
UMMS Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry
Fellowship Director Debra Pinals, M.D.
Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship and Forensic Evaluation Services, UMMS
Director, Forensic Service, Worcester State Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, UMMS
Interests: Treatment of violence in the mentally ill, legal regulation of psychiatry, the interface of mental illness and the criminal justice system, mental health education for law enforcement, cross cultural issues in forensic psychiatry
Additional Core Teaching Faculty Paul S. Appelbaum, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Law and Psychiatry Program, UMMS
Interests: Competency of mentally ill patients, legal issues in psychiatric care, informed consent in psychiatry, competence to consent to treatment Ira K. Packer, Ph.D.
Director, Forensic Psychology Fellowship Training, UMMS
Director of Psychology and Forensic Service Correctional Mental Health Program Associate Professor of Psychiatry, UMMS