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William H. Reid

William H. Reid, M.D., MPH, is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Reid has been a private practice clinician and health care administrator, teacher and training director, clinical researcher, state medical director of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, forensic psychiatrist, author, university board member and musician.

His academic career has spanned both full-time and adjunct appointments at six medical schools (currently at Dell Medical School, clinical professor at Texas Tech University Health Science Center and adjunct professor at Texas A&M College of Medicine) and continuing tenure as a trustee and board executive council member at Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas.

He has published 17 books, over 200 peer-reviewed articles and chapters and a number of audiovisual and online works. He has also recorded six albums of music, three of which appeared on the Grammy ballot in various years. His most recent book is “A Dark Night in Aurora: Inside James Holmes and the Colorado Mass Shootings.”