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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology
Dr. Martin Epson
           Martin F. Epson, MD


Bldg. 500, Level 2

Phone: 303-724-4980

Email:  Dr. Epson

 

Martin F. Epson, MD, MTS

Assistant Professor


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:
General Psychiatry Resident, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2007-2011

Forensic Psychiatry Fellow, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2011-2012

Senior Instructor, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, 2012-2014

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, 2014-present


Other Experience and Professional Memberships:
Board-certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Memberships:
American Academy of Psychiatry and Law
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychsomatic Society
Colorado Psychiatric Society



Honors:
APA/SAMHSA Fellow, 2011-2012

2012-2013 James Shore, M.D. Award for Outstanding Faculty Contribution to 1st and 2nd Year Psychiatry Resident Education, UCSOM


TEACHING ACTIVITIES

University of Colorado, Dept. of Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine Fellow Lecture Series 2013-2014:
  • “Death and Dying in Psychosomatic Medicine”
  • “Psycho-oncology”
  • “Health Disparities & Psychosomatic Medicine”

CVPR Psychiatry Small Group Leader - CU School of Medicine Basic Psychiatry Sequence, Medical Student Introduction to Psychiatric Interviewing, 2013-Present

University of Colorado, Physician Assistant’s Behavioral Health Lecture Series, “Substance Use Disorders” University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus, April 2013.

University of Colorado, Dept. of Psychiatry, PGY2 Psychosomatics Lecture Series:
  • Cardiology/Cardiovascular Issues in Psychiatry Consultation & Liaison (January 2013-14)
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Issues in Consultation & Liaison Psychiatry (February 2013)
  • ID/HIV in Consultation & Liaison Psychiatry (February 2013-14)
  • Malingering, Ethical, & “Psychogenic” Consults Requests in Consultation & Liaison Psychiatry (February 2013-14)
  • Personality Disorders in Consultation & Liaison Psychiatry (February 2013)


CLINICAL ACTIVITIES
Attending Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Consultation  & Liaison (C/L)/Psychosomatic Medicine Service, University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
  • Psychiatry consultation to the 600+ bed inpatient medical, surgical, neurology, Burn Unit, Medical ICU, Cardiac ICU, OB/Labor & Delivery, Hospitalist, and Subspecialty Services.
  • Psychiatry consultation to the 100+ bed UCH Emergency Department
  • Outpatient pre-transplantation psychiatric evaluations for solid organ donor and transplant candidates
  • On-call coverage for UCH Depression Center and UCH Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic


SCHOLARSHIP AND PUBLICATIONS

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Liban Rodol, Martin F. Epson, Joseph D. Bloom. Limitations of Constitutional Protections in Jackson v. Indiana Pertaining to Charges With No Statute of Limitations J Am Acad Psychiatry Law, March 2013, 41:114-120.

Martin Epson, Liban Rodol, Joseph D. Bloom. A Model Treatment Refusal Procedure For Patients Found Incompetent to Stand Trial in the Jurisdiction of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, J Am Acad Psychiatry Law, September 2012, 40:417-421.