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

CURRICULUM VITAE

Albert M. Drukteinis, M.D., J.D.

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 AND 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, Florida

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

1999 - Present Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Director of Forensic Psychiatry Training (1994 - 2004; 2010 - Present)
Teacher of the Year (2004)

1983 - 1999 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
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

 

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

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:

“Psychiatric Disability”
In TEXTBOOK OF FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY, 3rd Edition
(L.H. Gold and R.H. Frierson eds.) Arlington, VA
APA Press (2018)

“Disability and Sociopathic: Challenges in Functional Assessment”
International Perspectives on Psychopathic Disorders (panelist)
WPA XVII World Congress of Psychiatry
Berlin, Germany (October 2017)

“Psychiatric Treatment Issues in Workers Compensation Claims”
New Hampshire Department of Labor, Compensation Appeals Board
Concord, NH (September 2017)

“International Perspectives on Mental Disability and the Law” (panelist)
International Academy of Law and Mental Health
Prague, Czech Republic (July 2017)
 

“Narrative Challenges in Traumatic Brain Injury Claims”
Vermont Department of Labor Adjuster’s Continuing Education
Burlington, VT (January 2017, June 2017)
 

“Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Return to Work”
New Challenges and New Solutions on Work-Related Injuries
Workshop (panelist)
Waltham MA, (May 2017)
 

"International Perspectives on Mental Disability and the Law:
Introduction to this Issue" (with H.Sass and A.R. Felthous)
in INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON MENTAL DISABILITY AND 
THE LAW (A.M. Drukteinis, H. Sass, and A.R. Felthous eds.)
BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES AND THE LAW
vol.35, No. 2 (March - April 2017)
 

"Workers Compensation Narratives"
New Hampshire Department of Labor, Hearing Officers Conference
Concord, NH (November 2015)

"Injury Stories and Choosing Memories"
New Hampshire Adjusters's Association, Annual Conference
Manchester, NH (October 2015)
 

"Forensic Historiography: Narratives and Science."
J AM ACAD PSYCHIATRY AND THE LAW,
Vol. 42, No. 4 (2014)
 

"Workers' Compensation Evaluations" in
CLINICAL GUIDE TO MENTAL DISABILITY EVALUATIONS
(L. Gold and D. Vanderpool eds.)
New York, Springer (2013)

"Traumatic Brain Injuries"
New Hampshire Adjuster's Association, Annual Conference
Portsmouth, NH (April 2013)

"Pain Disorders in Litigation"
Vermont Department of Labor's Adjuster's Continuing Education
Burlington VT (October 2012, May 2013, October 2013)

"Psychiatric Historiography and Memory Selection" (keynote address)
The Royal Australian and New Zealand Collage of Physicians,
Annual Conference
Hong Kong, China (September 2012)

"Law and Ethics: Competency to Stand Trial" (panelist)
New Hampshire Public Defender Training
Manchester, NH (May 2012)

"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 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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