Title: Professor (Retired)
Company: Tulane University
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Daniel Winstead, Retired Professor at Tulane University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education and psychiatry.
Dr. Winstead attended the University of Cincinnati and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1966. He went on to pursue medical school at Vanderbilt University, where he earned an MD in 1970. During his time in medical school, he discovered a passion for academics. This discovery brought an entirely new career path to light for Dr. Winstead. While he had never previously considered academics, he would go on to find much success in the field.
After completing a residency and fellowship at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Winstead began working as the chief of psychiatric services at the VA Medical Center at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. This was the first of many successful positions in the university. He later spent time as the director of consultation and liaison psychiatric training as well as psychiatric education and residency training. In 1979, he was promoted to an associate professor. Later, in 1984, he was once again promoted to a full professor. He remained in that position until he retired. Alongside these positions, Dr. Winstead worked as a staff psychiatrist at the VA Medical Center, from where he retired in 2018.
Certified through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Winstead is a frequent contributor of articles to various professional journals. Outside of his primary roles, he is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Psychiatrists, the Society of Biological Psychiatry, and numerous other professional organizations. An exceptional Marquis listee, he is featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and the 3rd edition of Who’s Who Among Human Services Professionals.
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