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What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Answer in the Courtroom/in Neuroscience, Video
Octavio Choi, MD, PhD presents for UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds series. Click title above or Read more link below to watch on YouTube.
Sexual Abuse & PTSD – Multi-Plaintiff Litigation/in Multi-Plaintiff Litigation, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Sexual Abuse, Video, Webinars
Mark Levy, MD and Charles Saldanha, MD, provided a succinct and focused discussion on the topic of PTSD in mass sexual abuse cases.
Emotional & Psychological Claims in Multi-Plaintiff Toxic Tort Litigation/in Multi-Plaintiff Litigation, Webinars
Mark I. Levy, MD, DLFAPA and Howard J. Friedman, PhD, ABPP join a panel to discuss what attorneys need to know about the scientific and medical aspects of these injuries.
Growing and Managing Expert Witness Practice with Mark Levy, MD and Charles Saldanha, MD/in Video, Experts
On November 11th, 2020, we were joined by Mark Levy, MD and Charles Saldanha, MD, members of Experts.com since 2005, for a really informative discussion on growing and managing your forensic #expertwitness practice. Doctors Levy and Saldanha started Forensic Psychiatric Associates, LP, in 2005. Dr. Levy had been a solo practitioner of clinical and forensic psychiatry for many years before he and Dr. Saldanha decided to partner and build a nationwide forensic #psychiatry and #psychology practice.
The Neuroscience of Real Life Monsters: Psychopaths, CEOs, & Politicians/in Interviews, Neuroscience, Psychopathy, Video
Why do some people live lawful lives, while others gravitate toward repeated criminal behavior? Do people choose to be moral or immoral, or is morality simply a genetically inherited function of the brain? Forensic psychiatrist Dr. Octavio Choi explores how emerging neuroscience challenges long-held assumptions underlying the basis—and punishment—of criminal behavior.
Telepsychiatry Standards & Practices – Understanding & Mitigating Liability Risks/in Telepsychiatry, Webinars
Telemedicine and telepsychiatry have been used routinely for the past decade, but during the COVID-19 pandemic these services are needed more than ever. Telepsychiatry is being used in sub-practices including addiction counseling. Some physicians are not aware of potential missteps and are opening themselves up to liability claims.
Video: The Criminal Brain/in Neuroscience, Neuropsychiatry, Video
Why do some people live lawful lives, while others gravitate toward repeated criminality? Do people choose to be moral or immoral, or is morality simply a genetically inherited function of the brain, like mathematical ability? Research suggests certain regions of the brain influence moral reasoning. Dr. Octavio Choi explores how emerging neuroscience challenges long-held assumptions underlying the basis—and punishment—of criminal behavior.
Video: Dr. Octavio Choi presents Brain Basics: An Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience/in Neuropsychiatry, Neuroscience, Video
Neuroscientific evidence is increasingly being encountered in the United States criminal justice system. This session will provide a concise and readily accessible introduction to human brain structure, brain function, and how structure and function are studied through modern neuroimaging techniques.
Video: Can Neuroscience help us eradicate psychopathy? Octavio Choi – TEDx Talk, Portland State University/in Video, Forensic Psychiatry, Neurocognition, Psychopathy
Dr. Choi digs into the psychopaths brain, literally. He examines how their brain reacts and thinks compared to an average brain, hoping that we do our part to guide the psychopaths to a better life.
HB Webinar: PTSD in Mass Tort & Multi-Plaintiff Litigation/in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Mass Torts, Webinars
Watch the FREE video recording of this webinar. Everything You Need to Know About Assessing PTSD Claims In Mass Tort Litigation: The “Team” Approach. Get up to speed on the medical and scientific aspects of PTSD in mass tort and multi-claimant cases. With Mark I. Levy, MD, DLFAPA and Sarah A. Hall, PhD.
HB Webinar: The Opioid Addiction Story – What Tort Attorneys Should Know About Opiates & How This Epidemic Came to Be/in Addiction, Opioids, Webinars
As opioid addiction continues to claim lives and litigation continues to expand, attorneys who may have potential clients – as plaintiffs or defendants – will benefit from this 95-minute session with Dr. David Kan, who has been retained by plaintiffs in the opioid MDL in Ohio.
Bright Heart Health/in Video, Addiction
Bright Heart Health’s Medical Director, David Kan, MD, discusses the history of the opioid epidemic, opioid affects on the body, opioid treatment using medication, and more.
Staying on Track: PTSD/in Railroad litigation, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Resiliency Factors, Vulnerability Factors, Webinars
PDF of slide show accompanying Mark Levy MD’s 12-7-16 NARTC webinar on PTSD.