Brian Crowley, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A.


College: Washington and Lee University, 1950-53 M.D., Yale University, School of Medicine, 1957

Post Doctoral Training

St Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, DC Rotating Internship, 1957-58 Psychiatric Residency (3 years), 1958-61

Graduate, Washington Psychoanalytic Institute

Licensure and Credentials

Licensed: D.C. and Maryland

Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association

Psychoanalytic Fellow, American Academy Dynamic Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis

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Academic & Administrative Appointment

Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Scientist, Center For the Study of Traumatic Stress

Hospital Appointments

Past Chairman and Medical Director, Department of Psychiatry, Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD; now Emeritus Staff

Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments

Board of Trustees of the American Psychiatric Association (Area 3 Trustee, 2010-2016)

Member, The American College of Psychiatrists

President, Washington Psychiatric Society, 1996-97

Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, 2003-Present

Chair, Manfred S. Guttmacher Award Board, American Psychiatric Association, 1999-2002

Council on Psychiatry and Law, APA, 1999-2009

Isaac Ray Award Committee, APA, 2004-2010

Committee on Peer Review of Psychiatric Testimony, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 1995-2001

AAPL Program Committee, 2001-2006

Ethics Committee, Washington Psychiatric Society, Member 1981-1990 and 2008-2014; Chair 2008-2010

Other Professional Positions & Major Appointments

Executive Councilor, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2007-2010

Awards & Honors

Certificate of Appreciation for Contribution to the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brian Injury, presented 19 March 2010 by Loree K.Sutton, M.D., Brigadier General, Medical Corps, USA, Director DCoE

American Psychiatric Association’s Roeske Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education, presented May 2003

Army Certificate of Achievement for Distinguished Service, Presented by Commanding General, North American Regional Medical Command, 5 January 2001

Outstanding Service Awards, Washington Psychiatric Society, 1998, 1990, and 2011

Sustained Superior Performance Award, Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, 1996 & 1997

Research Interests

Trauma and Stress; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder


The Psychiatrist in the Security Clearance Process (see C.V.)

Assessing Civil Competence: Law and Psychiatry (see C.V.)

“The Assessment of Danger in Everyday Practice” and
“Measures to Take After Diagnosis of Violence or Danger”
(Psychiatric Times, June and July 2003)

Stress and PTSD (with USUHS team, see C.V.)

Alternatives to Hospitalization

(See C.V. for full list)

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