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Jacqueline Landess, MD, JD, FAPA

Jacqueline Landess, MD, JD, FAPA

Jacqueline Landess, MD, JD, FAPA

Biography

Jacqueline Landess, MD, JD, FAPA, is the Associate Training Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship beginning July 1, 2020. Dr. Landess earned her medical degree from Vanderbilt University before completing her general psychiatry residency and forensic psychiatry fellowship at Northwestern University and University of Colorado, respectively. She also received her law degree from Indiana University. Before coming to Mendota, Dr. Landess served as the Director of Medical Student Education and the Associate Training Director of the Forensic Fellowship at St. Louis University. She has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings including jails, prisons, juvenile detention centers, tele-health and inpatient units. Dr. Landess has published and presented nationally on numerous forensic topics. She currently serves as the co-chair of the Group for Advancement of Psychiatry’s (GAP) committee on Psychiatry & the Law and is a former Rappeport Fellow and an active member of the American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law (AAPL). Dr. Landess’s research and scholarly interests include correctional psychiatry, mental health courts, diversion and re-entry programming, malpractice, forensic assessment of special populations, such as women and adolescents, and constitutional law. Dr. Landess also maintains a private forensic practice, providing consultation to attorneys and courts in both civil and criminal matters.