Eileen Ryan, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences

I. Education

1979 Bachelor of Arts, New York University, New York, New York New York University, New York, New York 
1984 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

II. Academic Appointments

1989-1992: Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania    

1989-1992: Medical Director, Diagnostic and Evaluation Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1989-1992: Medical Director, Clinical Interviewing and Scheduling Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 

1992-2002: Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatric Medicine, Department of Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia                                                                                                                                              

2005-2010: Section Chief, Community Services and Public Policy, Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia

2002-present: Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia                                                                                                                                       

2004-present: Medical Director, Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia

2010-present: Medical Director, Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services, Staunton, Virginia 

III. Postgraduate Education


1985   Internship (Medicine, Surgery, Ob-Gyn, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice)
Baptist Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York
1989 Residency in General Psychiatry and Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2002 Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Virginia

IV.    Other Clinical/Hospital Appointments
1986--1990  Child and adolescent psychiatrist
Northern/Southwest Communities Child & Adolescent Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
   1987--1989  Psychiatrist
    Waynesburg State Correctional Center for Women
    Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
 1989-1990   Clinical psychiatrist
Services for Teens at Risk (provided clinical evaluation and treatment, as well as supervision of cognitive behavioral therapists) in this research clinic for suicidal children and adolescents)
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
    University of Pittsburgh 

 1992--1993   Private practice of psychiatry
    Augusta Psychological Associates, Staunton, Virginia
 1992--1994  Medical staff
Waynesboro Community Hospital and Kings Daughters Hospital (now merged as Augusta Medical Center, Fishersville, Virginia)  
 1992--2002  Attending psychiatrist
 2010--present  Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents       (formerly DeJarnette Center)
     Staunton, Virginia
 1995--2000  Clinical director, adolescent unit
    Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents
    Staunton, Virginia
 2004--present  Psychiatrist
     Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Detention Center
     Staunton, Virginia
 2006--2008  Psychiatrist
     Pain Management Clinic
     University of Virginia Health System
   2007-2009   Psychiatrist
     Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention Center
     Charlottesville, Virginia
   
V.   Licensure/Board Certification
 A.   Certification   
 Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
 National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons
 July, 1985 (Certificate #11102)
 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry)
 November 1989 through present (Certificate #32025)
 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Child & Adolescent
  Psychiatry)
 September 1991 through present (Certificate #2853)
 Sex Offender Treatment Provider Certification
 Virginia Department of Health Professionals (Certificate #0812000309)
 1999 through present
 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Forensic Psychiatry)   
 March 2005 through present (Certificate #1567)   
 
 B.  Licensure
New York State Board of Medicine
(#164566) Licensed in 1985 (now inactive)
Pennsylvania State Board of Osteopathic Medicine
(#0S005784L)  Licensed in 1986 (now inactive)  
Virginia Board of Medicine
(#37146)  June 1992 ? present
 
VI. Honors and Awards
 1984 Delta Omega Scholarship Award
 1984 CIBA Outstanding Medical Student Award
 2006 Academy of Distinguished Educators 
 2009 Best Doctors in America

VII.  Professional Affiliations
 1985--present American Psychiatric Association
 1985--1993 Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society
 1985--present American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry       Community Psychiatry Committee, 1993--2002
      Rights and Legal Matters Committee, 2004--present
 1989--1992 Pittsburgh Psychiatric Society
 1992--present Blue Ridge Psychiatric Society
 1993--present Virginia Psychiatric Society
 1993--present National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
 1996--present Virginia Alliance for the Mentally Ill
 1999--present Medical Society of Virginia
 2000--present American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
       Committee on Children & Adolescents, 2009-present
       Suicidology Committee, 2011
 
VIII.  Teaching Activities
A.  Supervisory and Administrative
  2002--present  Director of Forensic Child Psychiatry Clinic
 Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System
2002--present Course Director, Forensic Child Psychiatry Seminar 
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System
2004--present Assistant Program Director, Forensic Psychiatry Residency Training Program
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia 
2005--present Course Director, 4th year Psychiatry Residency Elective in Forensic Psychiatry
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System
2006 Sponsorship and supervision of Jefferson Extern in Child  Psychiatry
 University of Virginia
2006-2008   Mentor of recipients of the Center for Global Health      Grant
    University of Virginia  

B.  Medical Student Teaching 
2003--2009 Group leader--Introduction to Psychological Medicine     for 2nd year students
 University of Virginia School of Medicine
2007--2009             Supervisor?Selective in Child Psychiatry
  University of Virginia School of Medicine   
2007 Cells to Society Mentor
    University of Virginia School of Medicine
 
C.   Lectures/Seminars
YEAR
COURSE
TALK
# per
year
LENGTH
%
Responsibility
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Pharmacologic Management of the Agitated and Violent Patient
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
The Mental Status Evaluation
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Psychiatric Presentations of Neurological Disorders
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Alcohol-Related Emergencies
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Intoxication and Withdrawal Syndromes
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
The Personality Disordered Patient in the Emergency Setting
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Child and Adolescent Evaluation in the Emergency Setting
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
The Mental Status Evaluation
3
1 hour
100%

1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Suicidality and Homicidality in the Emergency Setting
3
1 hour
100%


1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Malingering and Deception
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Evaluating Suicidality in Children and Adolescents
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Evaluation of Lethality
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Dissociative Disorders
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Crisis Intervention in the Emergency Setting
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Geriatric  Psychiatric Assessment in the Emergency Setting
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Organicity and Psychiatric Syndromes
3
1 hour
100%
1989-1992
Emergency Psychiatry Seminar (WPIC)
Legal and Ethical Issues in the Psychiatric Emergency Setting
3
1 hour
100%
1993-1996
Child Psychiatry Seminar (UVA)
General Principles of Psychopharmacologic Treatment in Children and Adolescents
1
1 hour
100%
1993-1996
Child Psychiatry seminar (UVA)
Tricyclic Antidepressants and Mania in Children
1
1 hour
100%
1993-1996
Child Psychiatry Seminar (UVA)
The Use of Mood Stabilizers in Children and Adolescents
1
1 hour
100%
1993-1996
Child Psychiatry Seminar (UVA)
Pharmacologic treatment of ADHD
1
1 hour
100%
1993-1996
Child Psychiatry Seminar (UVA)
Delirium in Children
1
1 hour
100%
1993-1996
Child Psychiatry Seminar (UVA)
The Treatment of Psychosis in Children and Adolescents
1
1 hour
100%
1993-1996
Child Psychiatry seminar (UVA)
The Use of Antidepressants in Children and Adolescents
1
1 hour
100%
1993-1996
Child Psychiatry seminar (UVA)
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome?Pathology, Recognition, and Treatment
1
1 hour
100%

2000-present
Basic Forensic Evaluation
Issues of Psychopathology and the Juvenile Offender
2
2 hours
100%
2000-present
Basic Forensic Evaluation
Issues of Mental Retardation and the Juvenile Offender
2
2 hours
100%

2002-present
Child Psychiatry Forensic Seminar
Juvenile Justice
1
2 hours
100%
2002-present
Child Psychiatry Forensic Seminar
General Principles of Pediatric Forensic Evaluation
1
2 hours
100%

2002-present
Child Psychiatry Forensic Seminar
Adolescent Development and Culpability
1
1 hour
100%


2002-present
Child Psychiatry Forensic Seminar
Child Custody Evaluation
1
3 hours
100%
2002-present
Child Psychiatry Forensic Seminar
Suicide and Suicide Risk Assessment
1
1 hour
100%
2006-present
Child Psychiatry Forensic Seminar
Competencies?Civil and Criminal
1
1 hour
100%
2006-present
Basic Forensic Evaluation
Clinical Evaluation of Sanity
2
2 hours
100%
2007--2009
Child Psychiatry Advanced Seminar Series
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Children and Adolescents
1
8 hours
100%
2009
Child Psychiatry Forensic Seminar
Sex Offending Youth: Clinical and Forensic Evaluation
1
2 hours
100%
2009
Child Psychiatry Forensic Seminar
Violence and Suicide Risk Assessment
1
2 hours
100%
2009, 2010
Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, and Family Law
Juvenile Sex Offenders
1
2 hours
100%

2009, 2010
Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, and Family Law
Child Custody
1
2 hours
100%
       2011        Advanced Child Screening for Psychopathology             1           1 hour     100% 
         Forensic Seminar 

D.   Clinical Teaching 
1989--1992 Emergency Psychiatry Seminar
 University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry 
1989--1992  Clinical Supervision 
 University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry
1989--1992 Clinical Case Conference
 University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry
1990--1992 Interviewing Course
 University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry
1992--1998 Clinical Case Conference
 Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents (formerly DeJarnette Center)   
1993--1996 Child Psychiatry Psychopharmacology Seminar
 Department of Psychiatric Medicine
 University of Virginia Health System
2002--2005 Child Psychiatry Clinical Case Conference
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System
2002--2010 Attending Physician, Outpatient Child and Family Psychiatry Clinic
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System
2002--present Attending Psychiatrist, Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy Forensic Clinic
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System
2002--2010  Attending Psychiatrist, Child Psychiatry Consultation Service
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System
2002--present Resident Clinical Supervision
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Science
 University of Virginia Health System
2003--present  Attending Psychiatrist ? Forensic Journal Club
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System  
2004--2010 Director of Child Psychiatry Community Psychiatry Rotation
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Science
 University of Virginia Health System 

2004--2009 Coordinator of Forensic Clinical Case Conference
 Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System
2005--present Attending Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Adult Inpatient Service
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System

E.   Grand Rounds
1987 Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior in a Nine-Year Old Boy
          Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
          University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
1989 Psychopharmacology of Self-Injurious Behavior
         Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic 
         University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
1989 Toxic Effects of Psychotropic Agents
 Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds,
 Presbyterian University Hospital.   
 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
1990 Diagnostic Interviewing
 Warren State Hospital
 Warren, Pennsylvania
2003 Issues in Juvenile Psychiatric Forensic Evaluation
 Inova Mt. Vernon Hospital. 
 Mt. Vernon, Virginia
2003 Juvenile Crime and Culpability
 Psychiatry Grand Rounds
  University of Virginia Health System
2003 Juvenile Crime and Culpability 
 Western State Hospital
   Staunton, Virginia  
2006 Munchausen by Proxy
 Western State Hospital
 Staunton, Virginia
2007 Munchausen by Proxy: Clinical and Forensic Issues
 Psychiatry Grand Rounds
 University of Virginia
 Charlottesville, Virginia

2009   Emotional Responses of Staff to Patient Assault
    Western State Hospital
    University of Virginia  
2009   Child and Adolescent Antisocial Behavior--What Should Pediatricians Know About Prognosis and Public Policy? 
    Pediatrics Grand Rounds
    University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, Virginia

F.  Educational Administration and Leadership
1990--1991 Interviewer, General Psychiatry Residency Program
 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
 University of Pittsburgh   
1991  Interviewer, Psychology Internship Program
 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
 University of Pittsburgh
2002--2009 Interviewer, Child Psychiatry Fellowship  Program
 University of Virginia Health System
2002--2009 Interviewer, Child Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship
  University of Virginia Health System
 2002--2009  Interviewer, General Psychiatry Residency Program
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System
2004--present  Assistant Program Director, Forensic Psychiatry Residency Training Program
 Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia Health System
2009 Development of child psychiatry rotation for pediatric residents
    University of Virginia Health System
2011   Board Examiner, American Board of Psychiatry &
    Neurology
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Examination
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 
  
IX.   Invited Lectures and Teaching outside the School of Medicine
1989 Evaluation of Behavioral Problems in Children in the Primary Care Setting
 Family Practice Residency Program, St. Margaret's Hospital
 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1991 Suicidality:  Assessment and Management (Course)
 University of Pittsburgh Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences
 East Liverpool, Ohio      
1992 Psychiatric Emergencies in Children and Adolescents
 Family Practice Residency Program, St. Margaret's Hospital
     Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1999 Influencing Children?s Well Being in the Public Sector
 Presentation at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
 Chicago, Illinois
2000 Community Psychiatry in the New Millennium
 Presentation at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  
 New York, New York
2002 Forensic Evaluation and Risk Assessment of Juveniles  (course)
 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL)
 Newport Beach, California
2002 Post hoc Forensic Evaluation of Campus Suicide.  Suicide, Violence, and Disruptive Behavior on University Campuses: Clinical, Administrative and Legal Issues 
 University of Virginia
 Charlottesville, Virginia
2002 Threshold of Juvenile Adjudicative Competence
 University of Virginia School of Law
 Charlottesville, Virginia
2002 Clinical Evaluation of Children and Adolescents
 Virginia Office of the Attorney General
 Richmond, Virginia

2003 Evaluation of Competency to Stand Trial in Children and Adolescents (workshop)
 50th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists (AACAP)
 Miami, Florida
2003  Issues in Juvenile Forensic Psychiatry
 Virginia Psychiatric Society
 Roanoke, Virginia
2004 Is Negotiation a Viable Solution to Reducing Seclusion and Restraint and Providing a Safe Environment?  Reducing Seclusion and Restraint:  Creating Culture Change and Transformation
 Virginia DMHMRSAS and the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors  
Richmond, Virginia
2004--2005 Forensic Risk Assessment
 University of Virginia
 Charlottesville, Virginia 
2005 Panel discussant:   Imaging the Adolescent?s Brain: What We Have Learned about Judgment and Decisional Capacity 
 Advanced Forensic Evaluation Training 
 Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy
 University of Virginia
2005 Understanding ?Psycho-babble? So You Can Ethically Serve as Guardian Ad Litem 
 6th Annual Advanced Guardian Ad Litem Seminar
 Virginia Continuing Legal Education, Virginia Law Foundation  
Richmond, Virginia
2005 Panel Chair: Sentencing of Juveniles Who Commit Serious Offenses:  What Have We Learned?
 29th International Congress on Law and Mental Health
 Paris France
2005 Mental Disorders among Juvenile Offenders  
 29th International Congress on Law and Mental Health 
 Paris, France
2006 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Litigation:  Forensic Psychiatric Issues
    Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
    Keswick, Virginia   
2006 Evaluating Juveniles:  Forensics, Child Custody and Competency
 Ohio State University Department of Psychiatry and Columbus Children?s Hospital
    Columbus, Ohio.  Also Sponsored by the Psychiatry and      the Courts Subcommittee of the Supreme Court of the Ohio     Advisory Committee on Mental Illness and the Courts  
2007 Chair, Panel on Recovered Memories and False Confessions?Legal and Psychological Issues
 30th International Congress on Law and Mental Health
 Padua, Italy
2007 Recovered Memories of Early Sexual Abuse
 30th International Congress on Law and Mental Health
 Padua, Italy
2007 Juvenile Sexual Offenders: Update on Clinical and Forensic Evaluation Strategies (workshop)
 54th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists (AACAP)
 Boston, Massachusetts
2007   Suicide Risk Assessment in Children and Adolescents
    Virginia Association of Community Services Boards
    Culpeper, Virginia
2008   Risk Assessment for Violence in Children and       Adolescents
    Virginia Association of Community Services Boards
    Culpeper, Virginia
2008   Suicide Contagion
    Teen Culture Conference at the University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, Virginia 
2009    Violence Risk Assessment in Youth
     Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association
     Charlottesville, Virginia
       2009--2010  Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, and Family Law       Course
     University of Virginia School of Law
     Charlottesville, Virginia
       2009   Evaluation of Juveniles Charged with Sex        Offenses:  How Do They Differ from Adult Offenders
 31st International Congress on Law and Mental Health
 New York, New York
 June, 2009
 2009 What Psychiatry, Developmental Psychology, and Neuroscience Can Teach Us about At-Risk Students
 Washington and Lee School of Law
 Lexington, Virginia
2010 Debate:  Should Videotaping be Required for Child Forensic Evaluation (Chair)
41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL) 
Tucson, Arizona
2011 Juvenile Sex Offenders:  Misguided Public Policy
32nd International Congress on Law and Mental Health
     Berlin, Germany (scheduled for July)
    2011                                 Bullying?Morbidity and Mortality
      42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of
      Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL)
      Boston, Massachusetts (scheduled for October)

   
X.  Development of New Curriculum and Teaching Materials
1995 Salguero C. and Ryan E. Community Child Psychiatry and Consultation to Agencies?Curriculum Module of Community Mental Health Centers in A Core Curriculum for Training in Community Psychiatry and Consultation to Agencies developed by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry?s Committee on Community Psychiatry. 
2003 Warren, JI, Ryan EP, and Ritterband L.  The Kid in Trouble: Issues of Development, Diagnosis, Treatment and Risk.  A CD-ROM Tutorial.  Funded by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, Juvenile Unit  
2006 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Law
    Ohio State University Child and Adolescent Forensic      Psychiatry Fellowship
    Columbus Ohio       
XI.  Development of Clinical Programs    
1990 Development of Crisis Intervention Program  
Diagnostic and Evaluation Center, Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic
 University of Pittsburgh
2002--present Development of Child and Adolescent Forensic Clinic
 This clinic provides forensic evaluation of children, adolescents, and their families for the courts (criminal and civil)
 Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy
 University of Virginia School of Medicine 
2004--present  Development of Child Psychiatry Evaluation and Treatment Program for Incarcerated Youth
 Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Detention Center
 Staunton, Virginia
 Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention Center
 Charlottesville, Virginia      

XII.  School, University, Hospitals, Departments, National and State Committees and Councils
 A.  School of Medicine (University of Virginia) 
2006--2007 Chair, Search Committee for a forensic psychologist
Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
 University of Virginia School of Medicine   
2007--present Membership Committee
 Academy of Distinguished Educators
 University of Virginia School of Medicine

B.  National
1993--2002 Community Psychiatry Committee
 American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
2004--present Rights and Legal Matters Committee
 American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2006 Ohio State University Department of  Psychiatry, Division of Child Psychiatry
    Columbus, Ohio 
 Provided consultation on decreasing seclusion and restraint and alternative strategies to seclusion and restraint on an inpatient pediatric psychiatry unit
2009-present  Child Psychiatry Committee
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
       2010   Suicide Committee
     American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
 
C.  State  
1988 Consultation around follow-up of violent adolescents
 Allegheny Valley Base Service Unit
 New Kensington, Pennsylvania
1988--1989 Consultation around outpatient needs and follow-up of violent adolescents discharged into the community
 Mayview State Hospital
 Bridgeville, Pennsylvania 
1990 Consultation to Patient Care Peer Review Committee, Office of Mental Health
 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 
2006 Commission on Mental Health Law Reform?Task Force on Children and Adolescents
 Appointed by Chief Justice Leroy Roundtree Hassell, Sr.,
 Supreme Court of Virginia 

D.  Institutional
1989--1991 Committee to revise the initial evaluation form and discharge summary
 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
1989--1990 Child Steering Committee
 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1990--1992 Medical Records Committee
 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1991--1992 Medical Emergency Committee
 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1991--1992 Managed Care Committee
 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1991--1992 Academic Promotions Committee
 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1995--1996 Clinical Staff Vice President
 Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents, Staunton, Virginia
1995--1996 Clinical Review Committee
 Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents, Staunton, Virginia
1995--1997 Quality Improvement Committee
 Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents, Staunton, Virginia   
1995--2000 Chair, Forensic Committee
 Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents, Staunton, Virginia
1996--1997 Clinical Staff President (during JCAHO review)
 Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents, Staunton, Virginia
1996--1997 Management Team
 Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents, Staunton, Virginia
1996--1998 Chair, Seclusion & Restraint Task Force
 Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents, Staunton, Virginia
1999--2002 Forensic Coordinator
 Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents, Staunton, Virginia
2005--2006 Violent-Aggressive Patient (VAP) Behavioral Response Committee
 University of Virginia Health System
 Charlottesville, Virginia
2011-2012 Clinical Staff President
 Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents
 Staunton, VA

XIII. Other Professional Activities
2007 Journal of Current Psychiatry
 Reviewer 
2009 Journal of Forensic Nursing 
Reviewer  
XIV.  Publications
A.  Peer Reviewed Journals
Ryan E.P, Helsel WJ, Lubetsky MD, Miewald BK, Hersen M, and Bridge J (1989).  Use of  Naltrexone in Reducing Self-Injurious Behavior:  A Single Case Analysis.  Journal of the Multihandicapped Person, 2(4): 295-309. 
This journal is now the Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. 

Cox Jones C, Vallano G, Ryan E, Helsel WJ, and Rancurello MD (1991).  Self-Injurious Behavior: Strategies for Assessment and Management.  Psychiatric Annals, 21(5): 9-11. 

Warren JI, Aaron J, Ryan E, Chaun P, and DuVal J (2003). Correlates of Adjudicative Competence Among Psychiatrically Impaired Juveniles. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 31(3): 299-309.

Ryan EP, Sparrow V, Messick D, Aaron J and Burnette M (2004). A Prospective Study of Assault against Staff by Youths in a Pediatric State Hospital.  Psychiatric Services, 55(6): 665-670.

Ryan EP and Redding RE  (2004). A Review of Mood Disorders Among  Juvenile Offenders.  Psychiatric Services, 55 (12): 1397-1407.

Ryan, EP, Aaron J, and Sparrow Hart V (2004).  Reducing Assaults among Hospitalized Youths. Psychiatric Services, 55(11) 1318.

Ryan EP and Murrie, D (2005).  Competence to Stand Trial and Young Children:  Is the  Presumption of Competence Valid?  Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 5(1): 89-102. 

Ryan EP and Berson, SB (2006).  Mental Illness and the Death Penalty.  Saint Louis University School of Law Public Law Review, 25(2): 351-381.

Ryan EP, Aaron, J, Burnette M, Warren JI, Aaron T (2008).  Psychological Responses of Staff to Patient Assault in a Pediatric Psychiatric State Hospital. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, 36: 360-368.

Warren, JI, DuVal J, Komarovska I, Chauhan P, Buffington-Vollum J, Ryan E (2009). Developing a Forensic System for Juvneiles Adjudicated Incompetent to Stand Trial.  International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 8: 245-262.

Ryan EP (in press).  What Psychiatry, Developmental Psychology, and Neuroscience Can Teach Us about At-Risk Students.  Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice.

Ryan EP, Burnette ML, Aaron J, Sparrow-Hart V, Messick D (Submitted for publication).  Correlates of staff assaults perpetuated by youth in a psychiatric hospital.


B. Books
Ryan EP, Murrie D, Hunter J (in press).  Evaluation and Treatment of Juveniles Who Sexually Offend.   New York: Oxford University Press. 

C.  Book Chapters
Ryan EP (1995). Clinical Interviewing. In VB Van Hasselt and M Hersen (Eds.), Handbook of Adolescent Psychopathology: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment.  New York: Macmillan Publishing.

Ryan EP (1998). Psychiatric Emergencies in the Pediatric Setting.   In RT Ammerman and JV Campo (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric Psychology and Psychiatry.  New York: Allyn & Bacon.

Redding R, Lexcen FJ, and Ryan EPÿ(2004).ÿ Mental health treatment for juvenile offenders in residential psychiatric and juvenile justice settings.ÿ In K. Heilbrun, N. Goldstein, & R. Redding (Eds.), Current perspectives on juvenile delinquency:ÿ Prevention, assessment, and intervention.ÿ New York:ÿ Oxford University Press.

Ryan EP, Burket R, Aaron J, Collins J, Tucker (in preparation).  Adolescent and Child psychiatry. In B Johnson, B Cohen, and N Ait-Daoud (Eds.) Handbook on Psychiatric Practice: Principles and Applications. World ScientificPublishing/ Imperial College Press.

D.  Book Review
Ryan EP (2005). Review of Juvenile Justice Sourcebook:  Past, Present, and Future, by  Albert R. Roberts (Editor).  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2004.  In Community Mental Health Journal, 40(6), 755-756. 

E.  Health Education
Ryan EP (2001). Mood Disorders in Juvenile Offenders. Juvenile Justice Fact Sheet.  Institute of Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy, University of Virginia.

Burket RC, Ryan EP, Lyles BW (2004).  ?Arrest Histories in Adolescents with Emotional Problems.? Poster session, presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Ryan EP (2001). Mood Disorders in Juvenile Offenders:  Symptoms and Treatments.  In  R.E. Redding (Ed.), Mental Health Needs of Juvenile Offenders: Identification and Treatment.  A Reference and Training Manual for Juvenile Justice Professionals. Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.

Hall K, Massaro TA, Ngwenya BN, Nthomang K, Patrick P, Phaladze NA, Ryan E (2007).  Psychosocial Support for Children:  A Guidebook for Service Providers.  A Joint Venture from The University of Botswana and The University of Virginia.