Curriculum Vitae
Dr. WilliamsRobert A. Williams, M.D.
Biological Psychiatry Institute
5133 North Central Ave. Ste. 107
Phoenix, Arizona 85012
Office phone (602) 279-1026
Office fax (602) 279-1026

 

EDUCATION

  • University of California, Berkeley, Calif. B.A., Zoology (1964).
  • California State University, San Jose, Calif., M.A. Physical Science (1967) and ROTC with commission as Second Lt. (1967), minor in Military Science.
  • Teaching Certificate / Community College / Life Time / Chemistry (1967).
  • University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Medical Doctorate, (1973).
  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Computer Science, Graduate Studies (1968- 1969), Thesis: Automata and its Software Applications to System Sensitivities.


PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Neurology
  • Internship, Clerkships in Neurophthalmology and EEG/EMG (1973-1974)
  • Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, Psychiatry Residency (1978-1981)
  • Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, Neurology Fellowship, (1981-1982).


MILITARY EXPERIENCE

  • U.S. Army, Lieutenant (Artillery/Missile Scientist) White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico (1967-1969).


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Attending Physician, Kirtland Air Force Base, Emergency Room, Albuquerque, New Mexico (1973-1974)
  • Attending Physician, Tabuk, Saudia Arabia, Emergency Room, (1975)
  • Attending Physician, Portsmouth General Hospital, Emergency Room, Portsmouth, Virginia, (1976-1977)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Clinic, Prudhoe, Alaska, (Jan./Feb. 1980)
  • Attending Physician, St. Therese Hospital Emergency Room, Waukegan, Illinois (1978-1981)
  • Attending Physician, Maricopa Medical Center, Affective Disorders Clinic and ECT procedures, Phoenix, Arizona, (1982-1987)
  • Medical Director, Inpatient Psychiatry and ECT procedures, Phoenix Baptist Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, (1988-1989)
  • Medical Director, Biological Psychiatry Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, (1987-current)


LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS

  • "EEG and Psychiatry", Good Samaritan Medical Center(1983)
  • "Tegretol and its use in Psychiatry" Maricopa Medical Center (1984) and V.A. Medical Center (1985)
  • "Neuropsychiatric Mental Status Examination", 20 week course for Residents in Psychiatry, Maricopa Medical Center (1982, 1983, 1984)
  • "Alzheimer's Disease", St. Luke's Medical Center (1983)
  • "The Use of Neuropsychiatric Testing in Psychiatric Practice". Phoenix Psychiatric Council (1983)
  • "The Medical Model and Psychiatry", Maricopa Medical Center (1983, 1984)
  • "Electroconvulsive Therapy", Maricopa Medical Center (1983, 1984)
  • "Sleep Studies in Psychiatry", Maricopa Medical Center (1983)
  • The Neurological Examination for Psychiatrists", Maricopa Medical Center (1984)
  • "Neuroendocrinology", Maricopa Medical Center (1984)
  • "Interpretation of the EEG", Maricopa Medical Center, (1984)
  • "Psychiatric Misdiagnosis" (1984)
  • "Biological Psychiatry", St. Joseph Medical Center (1986)
  • "The Use of Behavioral Clusters in the Diagnosis of Manic Depressive Illness", Desert Samaritan Hospital (1991)
  • "Brain Basics Seminar" Phoenix Baptist Hospital(1992)
  • "Sleep Basics Seminar" for Nurse Practitioners Phoenix, Arizona (2008)
  • "Brain Basics / Pre Op and Post Op" for Podiatry Students at Midwestern Osteopathic School of Medicine (2009)


PUBLICATIONS

Books

  • Brain Basics (A book about Biological Psychiatry)
  • Brain Basics – Addiction
  • Brain Basics – Sleep

Periodicals

  • Coauthor with Abrams R. Taylor MA, Faber R. et al: "Bilateral versus unilateral electroconvulsive therapy: Efficacy in melancholia."
  • Amer. J. Psychiat. 140:463-465, 1983. "Unilateral v.s. Bilateral ECT: The Controversy Continues." Submitted paper

Seminar Books

  • Brain Basics Seminar
  • Brain Basics for Drug Representatives


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Medical Association
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Arizona Psychiatric Society
  • American Academy of Neurology


PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

  • President, House Staff, UHS/The Chicago Medcial School (1979-1980)
  • Chief Resident, Psychiatry (1979-1980)/UHS/Chicago Medical School
  • Chief Resident, Neurology(1981), UHS/Chicago Medcial School

CURRENT MEDICAL LICENSCURE
  • Arizona
  • New Mexico

BOARD CERTIFICATION
  • Psychiatry


SPECIAL STUDIES

  • Medical School Senior Courses
    • Sleep Studies / University of New Mexico (1972)
    • National Institutes of Health / Computers In Clinical Medicine (1972)
    • Child Psychiatry at Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada (1973)
  • Residency Courses
    • Behavioral Neurology / Harvard Medical School (1979)
    • DSM-III Workshop VA Hospital (1981)
    • Advanced Life Support Qualified (1980)
    • Right Brain Workshop VA Hospital (1981)