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1980s - Schechter

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Winter


Justin O. Schechter, M.D., HS ’85, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, has been appointed by Gov. M. Jodi Rell to serve on the Psychiatric Security Review Board (PSRB) in the state of Connecticut. The PSRB is a state agency to which the Superior Court commits persons who are found not guilty of a crime by reason of mental disease or mental defect. The PSRB reviews the status of acquittees through an administrative hearing process and orders the level of supervision and treatment for the acquittee considered necessary to protect the public. Schechter, who has a special interest in forensic psychiatry, has also been appointed an associate fellow of Silliman College.

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