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Expert Witness Testimony

“Identifying and substantiating the knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education necessary for qualifying a mental health professional as a credible source of expertise is an increasingly complex task.”

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from Drogin, E. Y. (2011). Expert qualifications and credibility. In D. Faust (Ed.), Ziskin’s coping with psychiatric and psychological testimony (6th ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Board certified in forensic psychology with a dual professional background in both psychology and law, Dr. Drogin has undertaken over 2,000 civil and criminal forensic cases during the last 20 years, and has testified in more than 450 courtroom proceedings to date. His service on the faculty of the Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry is supplemented by additional law school and psychiatric residency faculty positions.

Having authored over 150 legal and scientific publications, Dr. Drogin currently serves as Editor in Chief of the Journal of Psychiatry and Law and as Co-Editor in Chief of Psychological Injury and Law. He regularly presents at national and international conferences to both legal and scientific audiences. Dr. Drogin’s professional governance experience includes such roles as President of the American Board of Forensic Psychology, Chair of the American Psychological Association’s Committee on Professional Practice and Standards, Chair of the American Psychological Association’s Committee on Legal Issues, Commissioner of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, and Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Science and Technology Law.