Dr. Barbara McDermott, PhD, BSN

Dr. Barbara McDermott, PhD, BSN

Work:

Research Director, California Department of State Hospitals

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cincinnati

Dr. Barbara E. McDermott has 37 years of experience in the field of Psychology. She earned her BSN and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Cincinnati. Today, this expert is a licensed Psychologist in the states of Alaska and California. Formerly, this expert served as an Associate Professor in the Division of Psychiatry and the Law, Department of Psychiatry at the University of California Davis, as the Research Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Research Division at the Department of State Hospitals, and as a Forensic Consultant of the Jail Psychiatric Services at Sacramento County Main Jail. Currently, she serves as a Professor in the Division of Psychiatry and the Law and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California Davis and as a Research Director in the Forensic Psychiatry Research Division at the California Department of State Hospitals.

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b*********@u*****.edu

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(916) ***-****

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Sacramento, California

At a Glance

Expert Witness Activity

30

Plaintiff Cases

9

Defense Cases

21

Other Cases

2

Expert Challenges

3

Malpractice Cases

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Deposition Transcripts

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Personal Litigation

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Publications

75

Media & News

75

Social Media Mentions

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Litigation Activities

34 records available

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John Doe CF v. Doe 1, et al.

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2021-04-07

Julie B. Belsky v. John P. Devlin

Expert Witness

2018-10-15

Alan Eugene Miller v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections

Expert Witness

2018-04-18

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Publications

75 records available

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Type

Psychological and Neuroimaging Assessments

Editorial

Dual Diagnosis Among Incarcerated Populations: Exception Or Rule?

Review

Teaching Psychological Assessments to Forensic Psychiatry Fellows: a Practical Guide

Journal Article

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Using Expert Radar, we uncovered a textbook chapter written by the opposing expert that contradicted his testimony, helping us secure a $44 million verdict—the largest single verdict for a single plaintiff in Kentucky's history.

Mark Alcott, Esq.

Harlin Parker

Media & News

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List of Scholarship Opportunities And How To Apply

May 2, 2023 -- Arizona State University Barbara McDermott Scholarship ... Charles R. Drew University Of Medicine And Science California Dream Act Grant

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Amicus Award

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Education

Institution

Degree Type

University of Cincinnati

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Cincinnati

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Work History

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Research Director

California Department of State Hospitals

Consulting Psychologist

Sacramento Mental Health Treatment Center

Professor

University of California, Davis

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