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Anlee Kuo, JD, MD

Anlee Kuo received her B.A. degree from Dartmouth College. She received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and her M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Psychiatry and subspecialty fellowship training in both Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry at University of California, San Francisco. She is certified in Adult, Child, Adolescent & Forensic Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Her areas of interest include child forensic issues such as child custody evaluations, competency to stand trial assessments, diagnostic evaluations and risk assessments for the juvenile courts, parenting assessments in dependency cases, child sexual abuse allegations and child trauma assessments and diagnostic assessments in school consultation and child immigration cases. She currently maintains a clinical faculty appointment at the University of California, San Francisco and a private practice in San Francisco and San Mateo treating children, adolescents and adults. She has also worked in the child psychiatry division of the San Mateo County Mental Health Department.

Dr. Kuo has performed over 100 forensic psychiatric evaluations and qualified as an expert in the field of psychiatry in the San Francisco juvenile and adult courts and in the Federal Jurisdiction. She is a member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Kuo has been an independent contractor to fpamed since its inception.

Education

  • Summer 1984: Minzu National Language Institute, Beijing, China; Completed, Chinese language and history
  • 1984-88: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; B.A., cum laude, Asian Studies
  • 1989-92: New York University School of Law, New York, NY; J.D., Law
  • 1994-98: Johns Hopkins University Medical School, Baltimore, MD; M.D., Medicine
  • 1998-99: University of California, San Francisco; Pediatric Internship, Pediatrics
  • 1999-02: University of California, San Francisco; Department of Psychiatry, Residency, Psychiatry
  • 2002-03: University of California, San Francisco; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Fellowship, Child Fellow, Psychiatry
  • 2003-04: University of California, San Francisco; Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, Forensic Fellow, Psychiatry

Employment

  • 1991: Rogers and Wells, Legal Assistant
  • 1992-93: Long Island University, Laboratory Assistant
  • 2000-01: Saint Luke’s Hospital, Part-time Psychiatrist on the Inpatient Adult Psychiatry Unit
  • 2001: San Mateo County Hospital, Part-time Psychiatrist in Psychiatric Emergency Services and the Adult Inpatient Psychiatry Unit
  • 2004-2006 San Mateo County Mental Health, Staff Member, Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
  • 2004-Present: Private Practice, Adult, Child, Adolescent and Forensic Psychiatrist

Honors and Awards

  • 1987: Cobra Senior Honor Society (one of twenty women honored by the Class Dean for “outstanding contributions to the Dartmouth community”)
  • 1987: Xerox grant to study acupuncture in China
  • 1987-88: Rufus Choate Scholar (top 5 percent of undergraduate class at Dartmouth College)
  • 1990: Journal of International Law and Politics, Editorial Staff
  • 1995: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: National Health Service Corp Fellowship
  • 2002: Rappeport Fellowship (awarded by the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law to four or five “outstanding residents” in the country “with interests in psychiatry and the law”)
  • 2001-02: The Laughlin Award of the National Psychiatric Endowment Foundation (awarded by the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute for “excellence in therapeutic skills and dedication to the welfare of patients”)
  • 2003: Irving Philips, M.D. Memorial Award for Excellence in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (awarded by the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute)

Memberships

  • 2001-Present: American Psychiatric Association
  • 2001-Present: Northern California Psychiatric Society
  • 2001-Present: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • 2002-Present: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Law, Committee Member

Licenses and Certificates

  • 1999: Medical License, California, A69776 (active)
  • 2003: Qualified Medical Examiner, State of California
  • 2005: Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Teaching Experience

  • 2002-03: Supervised two psychiatry residents in Child Psychiatry Evaluation Clinic, UCSF
  • 2003-04: Supervised several medical students and psychiatry residents in rotations in the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship
  • 2007-Present: Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco

Forensic Experience
2003-2005

  • Child custody evaluations for San Francisco Family Court
  • Parenting assessments and child mental health assessments in dependency cases. Worked for the Child Trauma Project in San Francisco
  • Competency to stand trial assessments, diagnostic evaluations and risk assessments for juvenile and adult criminal court including the Youth Guidance Center and the Behavioral Health Court in San Francisco
  • Forensic assessment involving child trauma, including emotional, physical and sexual abuse allegations
  • Workmen’s compensation evaluations
  • Psychiatric and violence risk assessments for Board of Prison Terms at San Quentin Prison
  • Psychiatric assessments of juvenile offenders at Hillcrest Juvenile Hall in San Mateo County, California and Youth Guidance Center in San Francisco

Research Experience

  • 1987: Xerox grant: Worked in the traditional Chinese medicine division of the People’s Hospital in Beijing. Studied the theory and effectiveness of acupuncture while teaching English to the hospital staff.
  • 1995: National Health Service Corp Fellowship: Developed preventative health radio broadcast message and studied its effect on local child immunization practices in a small rural town in Montana.
  • 1996: Combined pediatrics/adolescent psychiatry elective: Studied prevalence of iron deficiency in adolescents at a substance abuse clinic in Baltimore.

Presentations

  • 10-18-02: Child Grand Rounds on “Role Clarification on Our Work with Children of Divorce” at UCSF
  • 06-01-04: Lecture on Juvenile Court System at UCSF
  • 06-08-04: Lecture on Domestic Violence and it’s Impact on Children at UCSF
  • 10-13-04: Lecture on Child Forensic Psychiatry at California Pacific Medical Center
  • 5-20-05: Lecture on Child Forensic Psychiatry at San Mateo County Medical Center
  • 5-30-06: Lecture on Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Offenders at UCSF
  • 6-6-06: Lecture on Domestic Violence and the Impact on Children at UCSF
  • 6-13-06: Lecture on Divorce and the Role of the Child Evaluator at UCSF
  • 10-26-07 Lecture on Child, Adolescent, Adult   and Forensic Psychiatry, Career Development  at American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • 1-29-10 Lecture on the Phenomena of Estrangement and Alienation in Divorce at UCSF
  • 6-6-10 Lecture on Divorce and Child Custody at the 19th World Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Beiing China

Publications

Community and Public Service

  • 1995: Provided basic health education on oral rehydration techniques and studied Spanish in Quetzaltenango: El Central Institute de Guatemala.
  • 1986-91: Volunteered in pediatric departments of several U.S. hospitals: St. Vincent’s Hospital in NYC; Mary Hitchcock Hospital in N.H.


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