CHIEF CONSULTATION PSYCHIATRY AND ETHICS NEW MEXICO
VETERANS AFFAIRS HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR RELIGIOUS STUDIES PROGRAM
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
M.D., University of Texas at San Antonio 1997
M.A. Religious Ethics Vanderbilt, 1998
Ph.D. Religious Ethics, International Reform University, 2002
Residency, University of New Mexico, 1998-2002
Fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, New Mexico VA, 2002
Fellowship in Ethics, UNMHSC Institute for Ethics, 2002
Certification in Addiction Medicine, 2005
Certification in Psychosomatic Medicine, 2005
Subspecialty certification in Psychosomatic Medicine, 2005
Masters in Public Health, A.T. Still School of Health Management, 2007
Diplomate American Academy Pain Management, 2008
Subspecialty certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2009
Areas of Specialization:
Clinical ethics, religion and spirituality, psychopharmacology, addiction, psychosomatic medicine, residency training; medical student education pain medicine, chronic pain, hospice and palliative care.
My interests are diverse
and range from psychopharmacology to spirituality and are centered on
teaching. I am the director of the consultation services at the VA
hospital where enjoy helping senior residents learn to integrate
medicine, psychiatry, and ethics. I also teach ethics and
professionalism in the medical school and religion and ethics in the
religious studies program at the University of New Mexico. My clinical
work is in the areas of mood and substance use disorders, psychosomatic
medicine and chronic pain. My scholarly focus is also reflects my
renaissance approach to psychiatry and is best captured in the
Psychiatry Times columns I have been privileged to write for nearly a
decade. Work is really my life, but I do have the great honor of living
with my amazing 85-year old mother and my Akita, Kira. Once upon a time
I was a chaplain, a long distance athlete and a rock and roll musician.
Warner TW, Geppert CM, Massone JG, Roberts LW.
Views of ten chief residents on professionalism and ethics training.
Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education. 2006: 12-20.
Bogenschutz MP, Geppert CM, George J. The role of
twelve-step approaches in dual diagnosis treatment and recovery. Am
J Addict. 2006, 15: 50-60.
Candilis PJ, Geppert CM., Fletcher KE. Lidz CW, Appelbaum PS. Willingness of subjects with thought disorder to participate in research. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2006, 32: 159-165.
CM. Roberts LW. The Book of Ethics: Expert Guidance for
Professionals Who Treat Addiction. Center City, MN: Hazelden,
Chapters: Geppert CM, Bogenschutz, MB. “Substance-Related
Disorders in Roberts LW, Hopp JG and Heinrich, TW.
Clinical Psychiatry Essentials. Lippincott Willians &
Wilkins Philadelphia, PA, 2009.
Geppert CM Contributing Author to Roberts LW, and Hoope JG. Professionalism & Ethics Q&A Self-Study Guide for Mental Health Professionals. American Psychiatric Press: Arlington, VA, 2008.
Articles: Geppert CM, Bogenschutz, M. Ethics in substance use
disorder treatment. Psychiatric Clinics 2009; 32: 283-297.
Bogenschutz M. Pharmacological Research on Addictions: A Framework
for Ethical and Policy Considerations. Journal of Psychoactive
Drugs. 2009; 41:49-60.
Geppert CM, McGrew
M, Kalishman S, Lawrence E, Timm C, Cosgrove E, Wiese W.
Public Health, Ethics and Ambulatory Care: An Integrated
Fourth-Year Medical Student Rotation. Medical Education Online.
Geppert, CM. Arora, SA. Widening
the Door: the Evolution of Hepatitis C Treatment in Patients with
Psychiatric Disorders. Hepatology. 2007;46:957-959
Bogenschutz MP, Miller WR. Development of a Bibliography on
Religion, Spirituality and Addictions. Drug Alcohol Rev.
Geppert CM. Abbott
C. Voluntarism in Consultation Psychiatry: The Forgotten Capacity.
Am J Psych 2007; 164:409-413.
Arora, SA, Geppert
CM, Kalishman S. et al. Academic Health Center Management of Chronic
Diseases Through Knowledge Networks: Project Echo. Academic
Medicine 2007; 82:154-160.
Medical education and the pharmaceutical industry: a review of
ethical guidelines and their implications for psychiatric training.
Academic Psychiatry 2007; 31:32-99.