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Dr. Chris P. Gorman is recently appointed Staff Psychiatrist at Psychiatric Centers of San Diego. Dr. Gorman is also Medical Director of Palomar Hospital Day Treatment Program in Escondido, California
Dr. Gorman received his M.D. from University of Alberta in 1980. The next year he served his internship at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria. In 1985 Dr. Gorman became a F.R.C.P.C. from the University of Alberta. The same year he became Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Denver, Colorado. Recently he was also Medical Director of the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary as well as Medical Director of the Mood Clinic at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary
Dr. Gorman was Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Calgary from 1996 to 2005. Dr. Gorman lectured medical students plus Psychiatric and Family Practice Residents at the University of Calgary and was lecturer for Calgary area doctors. His Research includes Novel Compounds for Major Depression and Anxiety in Seasonal Affective Disorder plus Light Therapy and Opthamologic effects in S.A.D.
Dr. Gorman was also head of the Medical Advisory Board of the Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorders (O.B.A.D.) from 2001 to 2005. Dr. Gorman continues his work with OBAD as International Medical Advisor and contributor to www.obad.ca in the Ask The Expert section.