Stanford University, Stanford, B.S., 1987-91, Biology
University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, M.D., 1991-95, General Medical Studies
University of Michigan Medical Center, 1995-98, General Surgery
University of California San Francisco, SF, CA, 1998-2001, General Adult Psychiatry
University of California San Francisco, SF, CA, 2001-02, Forensic Psychiatry

Honors & Awards

  • 1993
    Ciba-Geigy Award (Sophomore student most active in community service)
  • 1995
    SOMA Award (Student who demonstrates outstanding achievement in patient care, clinical skills and basic sciences)
  • 1995
    Upjohn Award (Outstanding surgical student)
  • 1997
    Golden Brick Award (Resident who demonstrates exceptional dedication to the protection of patient and resident interests)
  • 2001
    Alexander Simon Award (Outstanding Teaching by a Resident in Psychiatry)
  • 2001
    Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute Alumni Faculty Interdisciplinary Award (Outstanding ability to integrate various disciplines within psychiatry to benefit the field as a whole)
  • 2001
    N.A.K.A. Award (Graduating resident voted by all trainees to have done the most to improve the residency)

Selected Publications

  1. Datta V, Michaels TM, Chamberlain JR. Clarification to Prison Litigation Reform Act "Three Strikes" Rule. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2017 06; 45(2):271-273.  View on PubMed
  2. Armontrout JA, Chamberlain JR. Government Management of Accompanied Minors Held in the Custody of Immigration Authorities. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2017 06; 45(2):269-271.  View on PubMed
  3. McNiel DE, Fordwood SR, Weaver CM, Chamberlain JR, Hall SE, Binder RL. Effects of training on suicide risk assessment. Psychiatr Serv. 2008 Dec; 59(12):1462-5.  View on PubMed
  4. McNiel DE, Chamberlain JR, Weaver CM, Hall SE, Fordwood SR, Binder RL. Impact of clinical training on violence risk assessment. Am J Psychiatry. 2008 Feb; 165(2):195-200.  View on PubMed

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