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Mark J. Mills, JD, MD

Title: Forensic Psychiatrist
Company: Mark J. Mills, JD, MD
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Mark J. Mills, JD, MD, Forensic Psychiatrist at Mark J. Mills, JD, MD, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in forensic psychiatry and medical education.

With decades of experience to his credit, Dr. Mills has excelled as a forensic psychiatrist operating out of his eponymous firm, Mark J. Mills, JD, MD, since 1987. He was additonally active in academia through various roles in the departments of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at New York Medical College, Columbia University, Georgetown University School of Medicine, the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Stanford University between 1978 and 2010. Prior to establishing his firm, he worked at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration as the chief of the psychiatry service for the Brentwood division from 1983 to 1987 and the Massachusetts Mental Health Center as an executive officer, co-director of the program in psychiatry and the law and a walk-in supervisor from 1980 to 1981. Dr. Mills began his career at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Medical Center as the chief resident of the department of psychiatry and the acting director of the psychiatric evaluation unit from 1977 to 1978 as well as the director of the psychiatric evaluation unit from 1978 to 1980.

Before embarking on his professional path, Dr. Mills pursued an education at the University of California, Berkeley, earning a Bachelor of Arts in intellectual history, cum laude, in 1967. He continued his academic efforts with a Doctor of Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School in 1970. He concluded his studies at the Stanford University School of Medicine in 1975, graduating with a Doctor of Medicine in psychiatry. Following these accomplishments, Dr. Mills refined his skills through an internship and residency at the Stanford University Medical Center between 1975 and 1977.

As a testament to his stellar accomplishments, Dr. Mills has been presented with a Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Law & Medicine and a Bronze Medal from the 28th Annual International Film and Television Festival of New York for “In the Absence of Angels – A Report on the Homeless Mentally Ill Chronology” in 1985. He was likewise presented with the Harry C. Solomon Award from 1981 to 1982. Appointed as the Commissioner on Mental Health in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the age of 35, he was additionally recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine in 1978, a fellow of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists in 1986 and a Distinguished Lifetime Fellow at the American Psychiatric Association in 2010. Attributing his success to his luck, hard work and intelligence, Dr. Mills hopes to continue helping others in need in the coming years.

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