Board Certifications

  • Diplomate in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2013)
  • Diplomate in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2014)
  • Diplomate in Psychiatry and Law, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2015)
  • Diplomate in Addiction Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2016)

Academic curriculum

Fellowships

  • Fellowship in Public/Community Psychiatry/Public Health, Columbia University, NYPSI
  • Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine/Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Fellowship in Forensic psychiatry, State University of New York Medical University (SUNY), Syracuse, NY
  • Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA
  • Postgraduate Fellowship Program- Clinical Psychopharmacology, NEI Master Psychopharmacology Program, New York, NY
  • Postgraduate Fellowship Program- NYU Psychoanalytic Institute, Adult Psychotherapy Program, New York, NY  

Residency

  • Residency in General Adult Psychiatry, New York Medical College- Metropolitan Hospital, New York, NY

Medical Degree

  • Medical Doctor, Universidad Central Del Este, Dominican Republic, Magna cum Laude

Academic appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University
  • Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, MA
  • Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Upstate Medical University, NY
  • Clinical Fellow in Addiction Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Public Psychiatry Fellow, Columbia University

Publications

ARTICLES

 

ABSTRACTS

  • Humanizing our Patients: The Key to True Professionalism- Accepted Abstract for APA/IPS.

Presentations

GRAND ROUNDS

  • 2010 Mental Health Issues for Haitians- Grand Rounds, NY, NY
  • 2011 Haiti Post Earthquake: From a Psychiatry Resident’s Perspective, NY, NY
  • 2011 Mental Health Issues in China–A Resident’s Experience, NY, NY
  • 2015 Trauma, Family History and Addiction Severity
  • 2016 Alternative to Incarceration for Justice Involved Individuals for Serious Mental Illness
  • 2017 Psychiatry and the Law for General Psychiatry and Mental Health Professionals  

NATIONAL

  • 2011 Thinking Outside the Box- American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatric (AAPDP)-Annual Meeting
  • 2011 Humanizing our Patients: The Key to True Professionalism- Accepted Abstract for APA/IPS
  • 2012 The Manifestations of Trauma in Children, Adolescents and Families-Haitian Mental Health Forum-APA/OMNA
  • 2012 Substance Abuse Treatment Programs for Immigrant Populations- Workshop-APA-IPS.  
  • 2013 Trauma and Resiliency in Children and Adolescents-A Cross-Cultural Perspective-Workshop-Council on Child, Adolescents and Families-APA Annual meeting: Presenters: Myron Belfer, MD; David Henderson, MD; and Mardoche Sidor, MD
  • 2015 Using Online Communication to Remotely Train Public/Community Psychiatry Fellows: APA/IPS
  • 2015 Promoting Our Future Legacy for Community Psychiatry: APA/IPS
  • 2015 Psychiatrists at the UN: How to fill the Gap
  • 2016 Managing Justice Involved Individuals with Mental Illness 
  • Behavioral and Primary Health Care Integration for Justice Involved Individuals
  • 2016 The Role of Community Psychiatrists in Correctional/Forensic Psychiatry: How to Bridge the Gap 
  • 2016 Federally Qualified Centers and Primary Psychiatric Practice: Toward Whole Person, Whole Life, Patient-and Family-Centered Primary Care

 LOCAL

  • 2012 Mental Health Issues for Haitians-McLean Hospital: Harvard Consolidated Seminar
  • 2012 Speaking to Parents about their Children-Harvard Business Day Care
  • 2012 Working with Haitian Patients: Lecturer: Cambridge Guidance Center
  • 2012 The Haitian families and School Mental Health: Presentation: Everett, MA
  • 2013 Explanatory Models of Mental Illness: Scholarly Project: Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance
  • 2015 The Prevalence and Severity of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Sentenced Inmates with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
  • 2016 The Congruence Model
  • 2016 Substance Use Disorder, Testing, and Parental Capacity
  • 2017 The Prosecutor's Guide to Mental Illness 

POSTER

  • 2012 Mental Health and Haitian Culture-Beliefs and Attitudes, APA Annual Meeting
  • 2013 Explanatory Models of Mental Illness: World Mental Health Congress: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2013 Explanatory Models of Mental Illness; 2013 APA Annual Meeting
  • 2014 Characteristics of Adolescents in the Juvenile Justice System, APA Annual Meeting 
  • 2015 Trauma, Family History and Addiction Severity: Mount Sinai Beth Israel Poster Day
  • 2015 Trauma, Family History and Addiction Severity: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)

Hospital Affiliations (Past & Present)

  • General Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry, Metropolitan Hospital, New York Medical College, NY
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division , Dept. of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, MA
  • Forensic Psychiatry Division, Dept of Psychiatry, Central New York Psychiatric Center, Upstate Medical University, NY
  • Addiction Psychiatry Division, Dept. of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY