Background

(See brief CV for details)

American Psychiatric Association (APA) Service/Leadership:

Dr. Jacqueline Feldman, APA 2019 Annual Meeting Scientific Program Chair

  • Chair, APA Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee (2018-2019, 2020-2021)
  • Vice Chair, APA Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee (2017-2018, 2019-2020)
  • Member, Conflict of Interest Committee (2016-2020)

  • Chair, Presidential Ad-hoc Workgroup on the Future of the Institute of Psychiatric Services (APA Fall meeting) reporting to the APA Board of Trustees (2019-2020)
  • Chair, APA Fall Meeting Institute of Psychiatric Services Scientific Program Committee (2007-2008)

  • Vice Chair, APA Fall Meeting Institute of Psychiatric Services Scientific Program Committee (2006-2007)
  • Member, APA Fall Meeting Institute of Psychiatric Services Scientific Program Committee (2003-2008)

  • Board Member, American Psychiatric Foundation (2002-2007)

Professional Memberships/Leadership
  • Associate Medical Director (2014-present), National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI)

  • Board Member (2006-2014; 2019-present); Member (1990-present), Alabama State affiliate of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI)

  • Board Member (2016-2018), Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP) Member (1996-present); Co-Chair, Committee on Psychiatry and the Community (2013-present),

  • President (2000-2004), Board Member (1996-present), American Association for Community Psychiatry

  • President (2012-2013), Member (1992-present), Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association (APA District Branch)

  • President (1995-1996), Member (1992-present), Birmingham Psychiatric Society

  • Member (2002-present), Association of Women Psychiatrists

  • Board Member (1998-2000), American Association of Psychiatric Administrators

Academic Positions

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) (1990-present):

  • Professor Emerita (2015-present)

  • Progression through ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Patrick H. Linton Endowed Professorship

  • Department Vice-Chair for Clinical Services

  • Medical Director, UAB Psychiatric Hospital

  • Director, Division of Public Psychiatry

  • Executive/Medical Director UAB Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center

  • Director, Pre/Postpartum Depression Clinic (in the OB Department)

Duke University Medical Center (1987-1990):

  • Clinical Associate

  • Medical Director, Inpatient Unit

  • Director, Psychiatry Emergency Services

  • Outpatient private practice

Community Service/Leadership (local, regional, national)
  • Member, Mass Violence Initiative White Paper, The National Council for Behavioral Health (2018-2019)

  • Federal Court monitor for women’s mental health, Alabama Department of Corrections (2005-2010)

  • Member, Alabama Department of Corrections Medical Advisory Committee (visiting, advising, monitoring Alabama prisons every two months)(1995-2004)

  • Lead psychiatrist for US Department of Justice investigation of state hospitals (2007-2009)

Scholarship Highlights

See Brief CV for select publications; presentations; research grants, curriculum development

  • Feldman, JM. Achieving Mental Health Equity: Community Psychiatry. In Stewart, AJ, Shim, RS (eds) Achieving Mental Health Equity.  Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 43. 511-524. (2020)

  • Co-Editor (with Ken Minkoff): GAP Psychiatry and the Community/National Council: 21st Century Behavioral Health Crisis Care:  Essential Elements, Best Practices, and Measurable Standards for the Ideal Crisis System (in press)

  • Co-Editor/author with GAP Psychiatry and the Community: People with Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System (2016)

  • Co-Editor: Handbook of Community Psychiatry (2012, 2021), Springer Publishers

  • Editor-in-Chief, Community Mental Health Journal (2008-2019), Springer Publishers

Education
  • BS, Psychology, General Science, University of Iowa

  • Graduate work in Psychology/Behavior Genetics, University of Texas, Austin

  • MD, University of Texas Medical School at Houston

  • Psychiatry Residency/ Executive Chief Resident, Duke University Medical Center

  • 4 years psychoanalysis