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David Williamson, M.D.

David Williamson, M.D.

Neuropsychiatrist & Medical Director, Inpatient Traumatic Brain Injury Program, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Dr. David Williamson trained in medicine at the University of Edinburgh Medical School in Scotland. He was a brain research fellow at the Rockefeller University in New York City with Dr. Gerald Edelman (recipient of the Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1972). Dr. Williamson trained in Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and the University of London, England.

Dr. Williamson has been Medical Director of a number of Psychiatric Programs in Maryland. He is a past board member of the Maryland Brain Injury Association and is currently the Medical Director of the Inpatient Traumatic Brain Injury Unit at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He has helped develop a new model of care for Traumatic Brain Injury in Wounded Warriors bringing neuropsychiatric services into their treatment early, to anticipate and intervene before problems develop with complications such as cognitive impairment, depression, PTSD, impulsive behavior, and addictions. He lectures nationally on evaluation and treatment of traumatic brain injury.

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