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Editorial Board

Donald W Black, MD, Editor-in-Chief

Director, Psychiatry Residency Training Program
Professor and Vice Chair for Education

Department of Psychiatry
University of Iowa College of Medicine
Iowa City, Iowa

SAP Sections: Fundamentals, Personality Disorders, Sleep and Sexual Disorders, Trauma-related Disorders

Of note: Author of over 400 scientific publications. Lead Author, Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry, and Bad Boys Bad Men: Confronting Antisocial Personality Disorder (Sociopathy), Revised and Updated; President of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists; Editor, Annals of Clinical Psychiatry.

Jon E Grant, JD, MD, MPH, Associate Editor

The University of Chicago
Pritzker School of Medicine

SAP Sections: Addiction, Mood and Anxiety Disorders


Tracy D Gunter, MD, Associate Editor

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Indiana University School of Medicine

SAP sections: Dissociative Disorders, Trauma and Other Disorders

Special Interests: ethics, forensics, acquired brain injury, psycho-oncology, and physician suicide prevention

Of Note: Member of the editorial board of Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Lawl; Guest Editor for a special issue of Behavioral Sciences and Law/


Sanjay Gupta, MD, Associate Editor

Clinical Professor, Departments of Psychiatry
SUNY at Buffalo and SUNY Upstate, Syracuse

SAP sections: Mood and Anxiety, Cognitive Disorders

Of note: Author of more than 140 peer-reviewed articles on schizophrenia, mood disorders, psychopharmacology and geriatrics. Medical Director of ECT service DENT Neurological Institute and Mid-Erie Clinic. Past President of American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists 

Special interests: Mood disorders, metabolic issues and Neuropsychiatric complications in older adults with Major Neurocognitive disorders.


Jeffrey Strawn, MD, FAACAP, Associate Editor

Associate Professor
University of Cincinnati School of Medicine

SAP sections: Child Psychiatry

Of note: Author of more than 100 peer-reviewed articles on anxiety disorders in children and adults and on the treatment of mood and related disorders in pediatric populations. Director of the Anxiety Disorders Research Program at the University of Cincinnati; distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

Special interests: Pediatric anxiety disorders, neuroimaging, psychopharmacology and psychotherapy, mechanisms of treatment response in children and adolescents.


Scott Temple, PhD, Associate Editor

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Clinical Director for Psychosocial Treatments
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

SAP sections: Psychotherapy

Of Note: Founding Fellow and Certified CBT Trainer & Consultant, Academy of Cognitive Therapy; Author, Brief Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Cancer Patients; Re-Visioning the CBT Paradigm, Routledge Press, 2017.

Special Interests: Training and implementation of evidence-based treatments; psychological therapy for medical patients; treatment of depression and anxiety disorders.

Alexander Thompson, MD, MBA, MPH, Associate Editor

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

SAP sections: Addiction and Somatic Disorders

Of note:  Board certified in Psychosomatic Medicine; Certified Physician Executive; Trainer for the American Psychiatric Association work educating American psychiatrists in Collaborative Care; Member of the Finance Committee for the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.

Special Interests:  Collaborative Care; Epilepsy; Parkinson’s Disease; Conversion Disorder; Medically Unexplained Symptoms; Somatic Symptom Disorders.


James A Wilcox, MD, PhD, Associate Editor

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
University of Arizona College of Medicine

SAP sections: Schizophrenia and Psychopharmacology

Of note: Long standing member of the Society of Biological Psychiatry; Editorial Board of the Annals of Clinical Psychiatry; Board member of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatry; Fellow of the American Neurological Association.

Special Interests: General adult psychiatry, Neuropharmacology, diseases of the basal ganglia and the pathophysiology of the limbic region.

Nancy Williams, MD, Associate Editor

Medical Editor, IMPACT Program
Department of Clinical Outreach
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

SAP sections: Weekly Curriculum Co-Editor

Special interests:  Assertive community treatment, best practices for the seriously mentally ill.

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