Thomas Gutheil, M.D.

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Thomas G. Gutheil, M.D.

Dr. Gutheil is a professor of psychiatry and co-founder of the Program in Psychiatry and Law, Beth Israel Deaconess Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. A nationally known forensic psychiatrist and author of some 250 publications, he was the year 2000 president of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law and is the current President of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health. Dr. Gutheil has served as a consulting or expert witness in more than forty states. Recipient of every major award in the forensic field, he is listed under forensic psychiatry in the 1994 and 2005-6 editions of “Best Doctors in America.” The International Academy of Law and Mental Health (Academie internationale de droit et de sante mentale) dedicated an award in his honor—the Prix Thomas Gutheil—to be given every two years to recognize excellence and achievement in the area of clinical forensic practice.


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