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CANCELLED. Forensic Psychiatry: Building a Skill Set, Honing your Craft, and Shaping the Future


Sally C. Johnson, MD

Sponsored by the Ewald W. Busse Lectureship Dr. Sally Johnson is a Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College)/Duke trained practicing forensic psychiatrist who has continued an academic career after retiring as a Captain in the US Public Health Service, where she developed and administrated medical and mental health services including forensic evaluations services for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. She is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where she is the Clinical Director of the UNC Forensic Psychiatry Program and Clinic, and also teaches at both Duke and UNC Schools of Law. She conducts criminal and civil evaluations, has extensive experience as an expert witness, has been involved in research with military veteran populations, and consults nationally and internationally on forensic issues, including corrections, violence risk management and law enforcement concerns. She is a member of the Carolina Performing Arts Board at UNC and the Eastman School of Music National Board. She serves as president of the William D. and Dr. Sally C. Johnson Family Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting health, education, and the arts. Outside of work she spends her time with husband Bill, between homes in North Carolina and Tennessee. Link to join:


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