Stockton, California (PRWEB) January 11, 2009 -- Experts.com is proud to announce that pharmaceutical expert Donald H. Marks, M.D., Ph.D., is speaking on the topic of Medication-Induced Violence at the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers on January, 16, 2009, at Harrah's Hotel, North Kansas City, Missouri.
Dr. Marks has over 20 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Medicine and Adverse Effects. Dr. Marks will address the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in a seminar entitled "The Search for Reasonable Doubt: DNA, Computers, Fingerprints & other Sciences" on "The Role of Prescription Medications in Inciting People to Commit Violent Crimes." Topics of discussion will include:
Dr. Marks recently co-authored an article entitled "Homicidal Ideation Causally Related to Therapeutic Medications" where he poses the following idea for discussion: "Recent years have seen increased concern about suicidality induced by prescription medications. Suicidality and violence are closely connected clinically and often occur in the same individual at the same or at different times. This known clinical phenomenon is reflected in the frequent use of the phrase 'violence toward self or others'." This article is published in Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry, Volume 10, Number 3, 2008.
Dr. Marks is the principal physician scientist of Extant Medical Legal Consulting and has a hospital-based internal medicine practice in Birmingham, Alabama. He was formerly the Associate Director of Clinical Research for a major international pharmaceutical company and Director of Clinical Research for an international vaccine manufacturer. Dr. Marks has been trained in the pharmaceutical industry in the areas of Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs. As a consultant and expert witness for defense and plaintiff attorneys, he has participated in approximately 105 depositions and trials and has an excellent record against challenges. He offers unbiased evaluations of Adverse Events related to:
Dr. Marks may be contacted at 1-603-372-4813.
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