Biography


Education:
University of North Carolina BA, 1955
University of Tennessee, M.D., 1960 Internship, Saint Elizabeths, 1960-61
Residency in Psychiatry, Saint Elizabeths, 1961-64


Experience [in reverse chronological order]:
2001- Present: Chief Psychiatrist, Montgomery County Government, Rockville, Maryland,
2005 – Present, volunteer psychiatrist, Mercy Clinic, Maryland.
1979- Present: Clinical Professor, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
1995- Present: Clinical Faculty, Saint Elizabeths Residency Program
2004- Present: Instructor, Howard University, Washington, DC
1998- 2001 Attending Psychiatrist, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
1996- 1998 Medical Director, Northern Virginia M.H. Institute, Fairfax County, Virginia
1995- 1996 CME Director, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

1995- 1996 Editor, Publisher, Washington Psychiatry
1991- 2008 Consultant, CMS, Medicare Surveyor
1979- 1995 Psychiatry Department Chairman, Saint Elizabeths, NIMH and periodically during these years also:
-Psychiatrist, Asylum Community,
-Director, Overholser Division of Training,
-Medical Director, Forensic Programs,
-President, Medical Staff,
-Chief Clinical Officer/Medical Director,.
1978-1979 Assistant Director for Treatment, NIMH, Rockville, MD
1974-1979 Assistant/Acting Superintendent, Saint Elizabeths, NIMH
1969-1973 Director, Area D CMHC, Saint Elizabeths, NIMH
1967-1969 Chief of Service, Neuropsychopharmacology Program NIMH, Saint Elizabeths
1964-1967 Faculty, Training Department, Saint Elizabeths
1961-1964 Psychiatric Residency, Saint Elizabeths,
1960-1961 General Rotating Internship, Saint Elizabeths.


Certifications:
Psychiatry, 1971, recertified in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 , 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016
Administration Psychiatry, 1969
Forensic Psychiatry, 1982


Professional Activities:
2016-Present, APA Area 3 Trustee
2014-Present, Treatment Advocacy Center’s Psychiatric Advisory Board.
2010 – 2013 APA Secretary
2007- 2010 APA Trustee-At-Large, Board of Trustees
2006- 2013, DSM-5 Steering Committee
2001- 2007 Area III Trustee, Board of Trustee, APA
1989- 1992 Trustee-At-Large, Board of Trustees, APA
1990s Trustee, Board, Group for Advancement of Psychiatry (Two Terms)
1986- 1987 Speaker of the APA Assembly,
1975- Present: Member or Guest of APA Assembly, usually WPS Rep.
          Authorship, nearly always shared with others, about 200 [?] motions, “Action Papers,” in the Assembly. About a third fail, about a third are passed, and about a   third are compromised to where it is difficult to say “failed” or “passed.”

1974- Present: Member, Washington Psychiatric Society, Board of Directors
Past-President, Saint Elizabeths Medical Society
Past-President, DC Chapter of the Washington Psychiatric Society
Past-President, Federal Physicians Association
Past-President, Psychiatric Section, DC Medical Society
Past-President, American Association of Psychiatric Administrators
Past-President, American Association of Social Psychiatry
Member of roughly 100 APA or District Branch committees including those that developed DSM-III, DSM IIIR, DSM-IV, DSM-5 and APA’s Practice Guidelines


Publications and Presentations Topics: (Often Co-authored)
Psychosomatic Illness, 1963
White House Cases, 1964
Infanticide, 1965
Imprinting, 1966
Substance Abuse, 1965
Idiot Savants, 1967
Utilization Review, 1968
Neurasthenia, 1969
Hyperpyrexic Catatonia, 1970
Lethal Catatonia
Structuring Mental Health Services, 1967
Hysterical Personality Disorder
Hysterical psychosis
Importance of Involuntary Treatment
Acupuncture, 1974, 1975, 1976
Ernest R. Groves's contribution to American Sociology
Training Paraprofessionals
Partial Hospitalization
Standards and Quality Control
DSM III, 1980, 1981
Indications for Establishing Committees
Patient Rights and Patient Chronicity
Phencyclidine Psychosis
Outpatient Commitment
Commitment to Freedom
Multiaxial System
Public Mental Hospitals
The Need for Asylums, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1985
The Legal System and the Homeless
DSM IIIR, 1987, 1988
Beyond Community Psychiatry
The Ethics of Deinstitutionalization
Being a Lighthouse, 1987
Administrative Psychiatry Ethics
Can the Psychiatric Administrator Be Ethical?
Supportive Psychotherapy
Prevention in Psychiatry
The Need for Treatment
Beyond “Non-Discrimination”
Health Care Reform
Professionalism
Psychiatric Management
DSM IV, 1994, 1995
APA Issues
Physician-Patient Relationship
Coercion in Psychiatry
Regulation Disorder [Borderline Personality Disorder], 2003
Suicide
Schizophrenia
Bipolar Disorder
Nomenclature in psychiatry
Polypharmacy in psychiatry
DSM-V, 2007, 2008
Management of Anxiety Adjustment Disorder
Clinical Utility as an aspect of a psychiatric diagnostic system
Access to Psychiatric Care
Supportive Psychotherapy in Adjustment Disorders
Should the Community Replace the Asylum?
Historical review of the APA's position and "parity.", 2007
Treatment diagnosing.
Misuse of the term "suicidality."
Psychopharmacology, 2009
Defining Mental Illness, 2007
Mercurial Disorder, 2008
Empirical Review of DSM-IV Valid diagnoses, 2008
DSM-5



Honors:
2007, Included in Consumer's Research Council of America's
"Guide to America's Top Psychiatrists"
Annual APA Administrative Psychiatry Award,
Annual Community Services Award, D.C. Medical Society
Annual Chapter Award, Suburban Maryland Psychiatric Society
Annual Distinguished Psychiatric Services Award, DC Chapter of WPS
Annual Distinguished Psychiatric Services Award, DC Medical Society
Annual Harold Eist Award, Washington Society Foundation
Honorary Member of Baltimore-DC Psychoanalytic Society
Half a dozen awards associated with Saint Elizabeths/NIMH
Listed in Who’s Who in America, Professional International Who’s Who, and other Who’s Who
NAMI’s Exemplary Psychiatrist Award, 2000. Nominated for Heroes in the Fight, 2008
Andromeda Transcultural Award, 2005
APA Lifer's Award, 2008
American Association Psychoanalytic Physicians Laughlin Award, 2009
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrist Distinguished Service Award, 2010.
American Association of Administrative Association annual award, 2011


Family:
Married [1963], widowed [1988], and remarried [1992]. Five children and six grandchildren [world’s cutest and smartest]


Roger Peele, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A.