Psychiatry, Medicine, and the Law
Dr. Richard Martinez is the Robert D. Miller Professor of Psychiatry and Law at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. He directs the Forensic Training Program at the University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine and the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health. His practice includes forensic expert evaluations and testimony in criminal and civil law. In addition to teaching at the UCD Medical School, he is an adjunct Professor at the Sturm School of Law at Denver University, and consultant to the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo, and CO Office of Behavioral Health. He has written on topics of professional ethics and social responsibility, organizational healthcare ethics, medical undergraduate education, boundaries in the patient-professional relationship, and topics in criminal law and psychiatry. His recent book, written with colleagues Phil Candilis and Robert Weinstock, is “Forensic Ethics and The Expert Witness.” He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. He is a member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.