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    Kenneth L Appelbaum MD

    TitleClinical Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentPsychiatry
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    333 South Street, 13E779
    Shrewsbury MA 01545
    Phone508-856-8464
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      InstitutionUMMS - Programs, Centers and Institutes
      DepartmentCenter for Mental Health Services Research

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        Academic Background

        1972 BA Goddard College

        1975-1977 Pre‑medical studies University of Washington

        1981 MD University of Washington

        1981‑1982 Resident in Family Medicine; Maine‑Dartmouth Family Practice Residency; Augusta, ME

        1983‑1986 Resident in Psychiatry; University of Vermont, Department of Psychiatry; Burlington, VT

        1986‑1987 Fellow in Forensic Psychiatry; Yale University, Department of Psychiatry; New Haven, CT

        Curriculum Vitae

        Mailing Address:

        Kenneth L. Appelbaum, M.D.
        University of Massachusetts Medical School
        333 South St., 13E779
        Shrewsbury, MA 01545-2732

        Ken Appelbaum, MDKennethL. Appelbaum, MD is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and the Director of Mental Health Policy and Research for the UMass Center for Health Policy and Research. Prior to assuming his current role in 2007, Dr. Appelbaum spent nine years as Director of Mental Health for UMass Correctional Health, with responsibility for the mental health program and services provided to all inmates in Massachusetts Department of Correction facilities, including Bridgewater State Hospital.

        Dr. Appelbaum’s current activities include consultations on program management or litigation regarding statewide mental health services for prison inmates. His current research interests focus on correctional mental health, including epidemiology, service delivery models, administrative and clinical policies, self-injurious behaviors, and treatment of serious mental disorders.

        Curriculum Vitae

        Ongoing Projects Include:

        1. Development of a national consortium for correctional mental health research.

        2. Consultation on mental health services in state prison systems.

        3. Mediation and arbitration of settlement agreements regarding mental health care in state prison systems.

        Mailing Address:

        Kenneth L. Appelbaum, M.D.
        University of Massachusetts Medical School
        333 South St., 13E779
        Shrewsbury, MA 01545-2732



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        1. Appelbaum KL. Stimulant use under a prison treatment protocol for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. J Correct Health Care. 2011 Jul; 17(3):218-25.
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        2. Appelbaum KL, Savageau JA, Trestman RL, Metzner JL, Baillargeon J. A national survey of self-injurious behavior in American prisons. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Mar; 62(3):285-90.
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        3. Appelbaum KL. Commentary: the art of forensic report writing. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2010; 38(1):43-5.
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        4. Appelbaum KL. Howard Zonana and the subspecialty maturation of forensic psychiatry. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2010; 38(4):559-69.
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        5. Appelbaum KL. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in prison: a treatment protocol. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2009; 37(1):45-9.
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        6. Appelbaum KL. Assessment and treatment of correctional inmates with ADHD. Am J Psychiatry. 2008 Dec; 165(12):1520-4.
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        7. Appelbaum KL. Commentary: the use of restraint and seclusion in correctional mental health. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2007; 35(4):431-5.
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        8. Appelbaum KL, Manning TD, Noonan JD. A university-state-corporation partnership for providing correctional mental health services. Psychiatr Serv. 2002 Feb; 53(2):185-9.
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        9. Appelbaum KL, Hickey JM, Packer I. The role of correctional officers in multidisciplinary mental health care in prisons. Psychiatr Serv. 2001 Oct; 52(10):1343-7.
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        10. Grudzinskas AJ, Appelbaum KL. General Electric Co. v. Joiner: lighting up the post-Daubert landscape? J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 1998; 26(3):497-503.
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        11. Wall BW, Appelbaum KL. Disabled doctors: the insurance industry seeks a second opinion. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 1998; 26(1):7-19.
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        12. Appelbaum KL, Fisher WH. Judges' assumptions about the appropriateness of civil and forensic commitment. Psychiatr Serv. 1997 May; 48(5):710-2.
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        13. Candilis PJ, Appelbaum KL. Physician-assisted suicide and the Supreme Court: the Washington and Vacco verdicts. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 1997; 25(4):595-606.
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        14. Candilis PJ, Appelbaum KL. Anatomy of a prison commission. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 1997; 25(3):401-7.
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        15. Borum R, Appelbaum KL. Epilepsy, aggression, and criminal responsibility. Psychiatr Serv. 1996 Jul; 47(7):762-3.
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        16. Appelbaum KL, Bazemore PH, Tonkonogy J, Ananth R, Shull S. Privilege and discharge decisions for psychiatric inpatients with dysphagia. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1992 Oct; 43(10):1023-5.
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        17. Appelbaum KL, Fisher WH, Nestelbaum Z, Batemen A. Are pretrial commitments for forensic evaluation used to control nuisance behavior? Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1992 Jun; 43(6):603-7.
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        18. Appelbaum KL, Appelbaum PS. A model hospital policy on prosecuting patients for presumptively criminal acts. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1991 Dec; 42(12):1233-7.
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        19. Fein RA, Appelbaum KL, Barnum R, Baxter P, Grisso T, Leavitt N. The designated forensic professional program: a state government-university partnership to improve forensic mental health services. J Ment Health Adm. 1991; 18(3):223-30.
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