forensic psychiatry

Dr. Goldwaser was named as a “Distinguished Life Fellow” of the American Psychiatric Association.

The objective of a forensic psychiatrist is to give expert opinion to a reasonable degree of medical certainty, in the form of a written report, deposition or courtroom testimony in legal cases.

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Fieldwork Experience

2001

CISM-Crisis Management Team Member (FEMA, Federal Emergency Management Agency), providing on-site (Ground Zero) psychological relief to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Force; September 20.1976-1977Tarapoto General Hospital, Tarapoto, Peru. Medical Graduate Civil Service/Peruvian Public Health Department, Responsible for:

  • Hospital Zone #3 Representative to organize Central
  • Committee of “Useful Vacation” for Elementary and High School students.
  • Community Council; representative.
  • Programmatic Unit; secretary.
  • Intersectorial Committee; representative.
  • Subcommittee of Support: chairman.

1973

“Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia, Lima-Perú. Researcher: Program of Child and Family Orientation; conducted by R. Castro de La Mata, M.D., Director of Community Psychiatry Program.

1971

“Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru: Department of Social Sciences Pan-American Development Office, Fieldwork Peruvian Jungle region: Gathering Medical, Anthropological and Social Data of Aborigines and Colonist in the Amazon Area.

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239 Washington Street, Suite 409
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
Phone: (201) 314-8637
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Email: AGoldwaserMD@nyumc.org

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New York, New York 10016

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Forensic Psychiatry

Forensic psychiatry is a medical subspecialty that combines research and clinical practice in the numerous areas in which psychiatry is applied to legal issues. Dr. Alberto M. Goldwaser has provided expert opinions through preparation of narrative reports and testifying in depositions and courts.

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