Curriculum Vitae

Adrienne Saxton, M.D.

 

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Michigan State University
Bachelor of Science in Human Biology
Summa Cum Laude
East Lansing, MI
June 2007
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
With High Distinction
Detroit, MI
June 2011
Henry Ford Health System
Residency in Adult Psychiatry (PGY1 Year Only)
Detroit, MI
July 2012 - June 2013
University of Michigan Health System
Residency in Adult Psychiatry
Ann Arbor, MI
July 2013 - June 2016
Case Western Reserve University
Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry
Program Director: Phillip Resnick, M.D.
Assistant Program Director: Stephen Noffsinger, M.D.

Cleveland, OH
July 2016 - June 2017
ACADEMIC AND CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Cleveland, OH
July 2017 - present
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Staff Psychiatrist
Cleveland, OH
July 2017 - June 2018
Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare
Forensic Psychiatrist (Contractor)
Attending psychiatrist on a competency to stand trial restoration unit
Northfield, OH
July 2017 - June 2018
St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor
On Call Psychiatrist (Part time)

Ypsilanti, MI
Sept 2016 - July 2018
Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare
Forensic Psychiatrist (State of Ohio Employee)

Northfield, OH
June 2018 - present
FORENSIC CONSULTATION
PSYBAR
Independent Contractor performing fitness for duty evaluations, independent medical examinations, and case reviews.

Cleveland, OH
April 2018 - present
Ohio Specialty Network
Independent Contractor performing forensic psychiatric evaluations.

Cleveland, OH
June 2018 - present
Ohio School Employees Retirement System
Independent Contractor performing disability evaluations.

Cleveland, OH
July 2018 - present
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS
Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology,
Certificate #73414
State Medical Board of Ohio Physician License
State of Michigan Board of Medicine Physician License
BLS certified through May 2020

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Henry Ford Hospital
Division of General Surgery
Research Extern

Detroit, MI
2008
HONORS AND AWARDS
Undergraduate Awards
Board of Trustees 4.0 GPA award for graduating with a 4.0 GPA
2007
Medical School Awards
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Overall Honors in Years I, II, and III
Clerkship Honors in Psychiatry, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Surgery
Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation
2007 - 2011
Midwest American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Margolis Travel Scholarship
2015
Psychiatry Chief Resident at University of Michigan
Chief of Outpatient Services
2015 - 2016
University of Michigan Patient Advocate Award

2016
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law


2016 - present
Midwest Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law


2018 - present
EDITORIAL POSITIONS
Statpearls Editor in Chief of Forensic Psychiatry


2017 - present
INTRAMURAL PRESENTATIONS
Veterans Administration Hospital Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Journal Club Presentation
Saxton, A.
Antidepressant Efficacy of Ketamine in Treatment Resistant Major
Depression: A Two Site Randomized Controlled Trial
Ann Arbor, MI
October 2013
University of Michigan Psychiatry Evidence Based Medicine Seminar
Saxton, A.
Clozapine Induced Neutropenia: Lithium to the Rescue?
Ann Arbor, MI
January 2015
University of Michigan Morbidity and Mortality Conference Ann Arbor, MI
April 2016
University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Saxton, A.
Metabolic Monitoring in Adults on Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs: A Quality
Improvement Project
(Presented as part of Senior Paper Day)
Ann Arbor, MI
June 2016
University Hospitals Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Saxton, A.
Psychiatrists in Peril: Lawsuits, Lockup, and Loss of License
(Also presented at Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Noon Seminar)

Cleveland, OH
June 2017
PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL MEETINGS
American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress
Hoban, A., Velanovich, V.
Correlation of Preoperative Quality of Life with Frailty as
Predictors of Postoperative Complications.
(Oral Presentation) (Presented under
maiden name).
Chicago, IL
October 2009
American Psychiatric Association
Noffsinger, S., Knoll, J., Piel J., Saxton, A.
Keeping Your Cool Under Cross
Examination.
(Workshop).
San Diego, CA
May 2017
American Psychiatric Association
Saxton, A. Noffsinger, S., Faulkner, L.
Consequences of Breaching the Standard of
Care: From Lawsuits to License Action.
(Workshop).

San Diego, CA
May 2017
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.
VanDercar, A. Scott, C. Noffsinger, S. Piel, J. Landess, J. Saxton, A. Sonnier, L. Aoun, E.
Recent Cases and Why They Matter. (Panel).

Accepted for presentation. Austin, TX
October 2018
PUBLICATIONS

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Saxton, A., Velanovich, V. Preoperative Frailty and Quality of Life as Predictors of
Postoperative Complications.
Annals of Surgery. 2011; 253: 1223 - 1229
Saxton, A. Resnick, P. Competence to Proceed Pro Se. Journal of the American
Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Legal Digest. 2017; 45 (4): 503 - 505
Calhoun, C. Saxton, A. Ohio Execution Protocol - A Risk of Serious Pain and Needless Suffering, But Not to a Constitutionally Unacceptable Level of Certainty. Forthcoming in the Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Legal Digest.
Resnick, P. Saxton, A. Malpractice Liability Due to Patient Violence. Forthcoming in Focus- The Journal of Lifelong Learning in Psychiatry.
Saxton, A. Resnick, P. Noffsinger, S. Chief Complaint: Homicidal. Assessing Violence Risk Current Psychiatry. 2018 May;17(5):26-28,30-32,34,55
Noffsinger, S. Saxton, A. Ostermeyer, B. Psychiatric Disability Evaluations. Psychiatry Annals. 2018; 48(2):86-94
Ostermeyer, B. Anacker, L. Perdue, J. Noffsinger, S. Saxton, A. Examining Decision Making: Understanding Civil and Criminal Competencies. Psychiatry Annals. 2018; 48(2):79-85
BOOK REVIEWS
Saxton, A. Review of the book Criminal Genius: A Portrait of High IQ Offenders by
James Oleson. Scheduled for publication in the Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law in September 2018.

COMMITTEE SERVICE
University of Michigan Dept. of Psychiatry Adverse Event Review Committee 2015 - 2016
University of Michigan Dept. of Psychiatry Curriculum Review Committee 2015 - 2016
Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare Forensic Services Committee 2017 - present
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Judicial Action Committee

2018 - present
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Offered interactive lectures on suicide risk assessment and violence risk
    assessment to third year medical students.
  • Involved in curriculum planning for medical student problem based learning re:
    suicide and violence risk assessment.
  • Involved in lecturing forensic psychiatry fellows on psychiatric malpractice,
    physician discipline, suicide risk assessment, and landmark court cases.
  • Supervisor for forensic psychiatry fellows during their treatment rotations at
    Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare.
  • 2016 - present
    Police Officer Crisis Intervention Training
    Provided lectures on overview of mental illness: signs & symptoms, as part of a one-week training course for officers.
    Fairview Park, OH
    Brooklyn, OH
    2017 - present
    MetroHealth Hospital Psychiatry Residency Program
    Gave lectures to psychiatry residents on psychiatric malpractice, physician
    discipline, and violence risk assessment.
    Supervised senior residents during their forensic psychiatry rotation.
    2017 - present
    Northeast Ohio Medical University
    Supervised third year medical students during their psychiatry rotations.
    2017 - present