Full Name
James Thompson MD, CCHP-MH
Job Title
Program Psychiatric Medical Director
Speaker Bio
Dr. James Thompson oversees 20 psychiatric providers who provide care for the 5,500 inmates in the Massachusetts Department of Correction as well as a court-ordered substance use treatment facility and the sex offender treatment facility. He has 16 years of experience working in a correctional setting and has been doing forensic-related work for 23 years. In the past, he has been a Unit Medical Director at Tewksbury State Hospital and, while working on a forensic unit at the Erich Lindemann Center in Boston, was also on staff at Massachusetts General Hospital and associated with Harvard Medical School. He is board- certified in psychiatry and sub-specialty certified in forensic psychiatry.
James Thompson