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Reader Advisory Board

The Psychiatric Times Reader Advisory Board shares with us their perspective on relevant issues and trends in psychiatry. The board members represent a broad spectrum of clinicians and have a wealth of clinical experience.

The current members of the Reader Advisory are:

Majd Alsamman, MD


Timothy D. Brewerton, MD
Executive Medical Director, The Hearth Center for Healing
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Medical University of South Carolina
South Carolina

Dr Brewerton is Executive Medical Director of the Hearth Center for Healing in Columbia, SC, and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Dr Brewerton is triple board–certified in general psychiatry, child/adolescent psychiatry and forensic psychiatry, Distinguished Fellow of APA and AACAP, Founding Fellow of AED, and an Honorary Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. He is Past-President of the Eating Disorders Research Society and has published over 125 articles/chapters. He edited the Clinical Handbook for Eating Disorders: An Integrated Approach and co-edited (with Amy Dennis) Eating Disorders, Substance Use Disorders and Addictions: Research, Clinical and Treatment Aspects (in press).


Marc Capobianco, MD, DFAPA
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, UCSD
Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California


Frank Del Real, MD
Private Practice

Private Practice in Adult and Adolescent Psychiatry for over 25 years and Diplomat, American Board of Addiction Medicine. Currently at Wyoming Recovery treatment center in Casper, Wyoming.


Leia Gill, MD
Inpatient Psychiatrist, Loma Linda VA Medical Center


Matt Goldenberg, DO Matt Goldenberg, DO
Addiction Psychiatry Fellow, UCLA-San Fernando VA

Dr. Goldenberg has published several peer-reviewed articles, given many Grand Round presentations and has presented original work at national conferences on topics related to mental health and addiction. He has advocated for improving the delivery of mental healthcare on both the State and Federal levels. As @docgoldenberg he is a past host of the American Psychiatric Association’s #yourMH chat on Twitter and he maintains an active presence on social media.


Farrel I. Klein, MD
Rhode Island


David Lehman, MD
Medical Director of Inpatient Psychiatry at the San Diego VA


Aaron V. Riley, MD
Attending Psychiatrist at Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
Mesa, Arizona

Dr Riley is an inpatient psychiatrist at Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center in Mesa, Arizona primarily treating patients being evaluated for court-ordered mental health treatment. Dr. Riley is currently board certified in General Adult Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine, and Addiction Medicine. He has attained Fellow status within the American Psychiatric Association. His clinical interest is in treating patients diagnosed as Seriously Mentally Ill. He also enjoys working with HIV positive patients who have psychiatric comorbidity. Practicing evidenced-based psychiatry is important to him, and he strives to keep informed by reading up to date journals and websites.


Nancy P. Schell, MD
Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Michael A. Silver, MD, MEd
New York


If you are interested in speaking to a member of our Reader Advisory Board, or seek further information about it, please send an e-mail to editor@psychiatrictimes.com.


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