William P Drescher, M.D.

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SUMMARY CURRICULUM VITAE

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY: 
Private Practice of Psychiatry Lansing, Michigan 1980-present
Kaiser Permanente Medical Group,
Assistant Department Chief in Psychiatry
Freemont, California  1979-1980
Herrick Hospital, Chief Resident in Psychiatry Berkeley, California 1978-1979
Herrick Hospital, Resident in Psychiatry Berkeley, California 1977-1978
Great Lakes Regional Red Cross Blood Program, Physician Lansing, Michigan 1976-1977
 Michigan State University, Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Community Medicine East Lansing, Michigan 1976-1977
Tri-County Comprehensive Substance Abuse Treatment Program Medical Director Lansing, Michigan 1976
Michigan State University, Resident in Psychiatry and Instructor in Department of Psychiatry East Lansing, Michigan 1975-1976
Graduate Medical Education, Inc. Resident in Internal Medicine Level I, and Assistant Clinical Instructor in Medicine Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan 1974-1975
Michigan State University, Assistant Professor, Office of Health Services Education & Research, and Department of Electric Engineering & Systems Science East Lansing, Michigan 1971-1974
University Hospitals of Cleveland, Consulting Systems Engineer East Lansing, Michigan 1969-1971
IBM Corporation, San Francisco GEM Office, Systems Engineer San Francisco,  California 1967-1968

EDUCATION:
M.D. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1972
B.A. Radiation Biology (individual major) University of California, Berkeley, California, 1967

HONORS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND AWARDS:
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry), 1982
Selected to study forensic psychiatry with Bernard Diamond,
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1978-1979
Summer Fellow, Anti-TB League, Case Western Reserve University, 1970
Summer Fellow, Anti-TB League, Case Western Reserve University, 1969
U.S.P.H.S. Trainee, Case Western Reserve University, 1969
A.E.C. Fellow, University of California Radiation Laboratory, Berkeley, California, 1966-1967

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
American Psychiatric Association
Michigan Psychiatric Association

SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS:
15 Published involving the use of computers in medicine, including one invited paper
1 Professional presentation, not published
1 Clinical paper (hematology)
-publication list available upon request-

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
“Biochemical Basis for Schizophrenia,” American Journal of Psychiatry, No. 146:9, p. 1243


Areas of Clinical Interest:

  • Affective Disorders, especially Depression in Women
  • Mind-Body Interactions: Psychosomatic illness and medical illness complicated by depression
  • Individual and Group therapy of adults
  • Evaluation for and Management of Psychotropic medications