Faculty

John S Rozel, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Professor of Law

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.
Pittsburgh
 
PA
 
15213
Assistant
Vickey Davies

Education & Training

MD
Brown University, School of Medicine Medicine
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMCChild and Adolescent Psychiatry
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMCForensic Psychiatry

Current Appointments

Medical Director, re:Solve Crisis Services
Medical Director, Services for Adolescent and Family Enrichment
Medical Director, Services Aimed at Fire Education and Treatment for Youth

Professional Affiliations

President Elect, American Association for Emergency Psychiatry
Member, American Psychiatric Association
Member, Association of Threat Assessment Professionals
Affiliate Member, American Bar Association, Health Law Section
Member, International Association of Chiefs of Police, Police Physicians Section
Lifetime Member, Crisis Intervention Teams International

Selected Honors & Awards

Exemplary Psychiatrist Award, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Mary Lou Meyers Award for Outstanding Teaching of Medical Students, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Otto Thaler Memorial Award for Outstanding Teaching of Psychiatry Residents, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Research Interests

Behavioral emergencies; Violence; Firearms safety
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Rozel, John S., Abhishek Jain, Edward P. Mulvey, and Loren H. Roth. 2017. Psychiatric Assessment of Violence. In The Wiley Handbook of Violence and Aggression, edited by Peter Sturmey. Vol. 2. John Wiley & Sons.
  2. Rozel, John S., and Edward P. Mulvey. 2017. The Link between Mental Illness and Gun Violence: Implications for Social Policy. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology 13 (1): 445-69. doi:10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-021815-093459.

Clinical Interests

Emergency psychiatry; Forensic psychiatry
Selected Clinical Publications & Products
  1. Rozel, John S., Keith R. Stowell, and Gregory D. Thorkelson. 2017. Diagnosis and Management of Agitation in Children and Adolescents. In The Diagnosis and Management of Agitation, edited by Scott Zeller, Kimberly Nordstrom, and Michael Wilson, 253-70. New York City: Cambridge University Press.
  2. Rozel, John. 2017. Helping Mentally Ill Victims of Violent Crime. Audio Digest Psychiatry 46 (05).
  3. Turturro, Michael, Leslie Zun, and Jack Rozel. 2017. An Innovative Strategy to Streamline Care for Behavioral Health in the Emergency Department. In Value and Quality Innovations in Acute and Emergency Care, edited by Jennifer L. Wiler, Jesse M. Pines, and Michael J. Ward, 68-81. Cambridge, United Kingdom?; New York: Cambridge University Press.
  4. Rozel, John S. 2016. Armed Law Enforcement in the Emergency Department: Risk Management Considerations. ABA Health ESource 13 (3). https://www.americanbar.org/publications/aba_health_esource/2016-2017/november2016/lawenforcement.html.
  5. Stowell, Keith R., Nolan P. Hughes, and John S. Rozel. 2016. Violence in the Emergency Department. Psychiatric Clinics of North America 39 (4): 557-66. doi:10.1016/j.psc.2016.07.003.

Education Interests

Firearms injury prevention; Violence risk management
Selected Education Publications & Products
  1. Clinical Homicide and Aggression Management Practices for Inpatient, Outpatient and Non-traditional Settings (CHAMPIONS). Ongoing day-long training in advanced violence evaluation and management.
  2. Rozel, John. 2016. Malpractice Risk Assessment for Behavioral Emergencies. Audio Digest Psychiatry 45 (21).