Presentations

Gain better understanding on different mental health disorders with John Evaldson MD in Santa Fe, New Mexico. As a board-certified psychiatrist, I have made the following presentations:

• Adolescent Suicide and Prevention 1989 Santa Fe Community Conference
• Adolescent Depression and Suicide 1989 St. Vincent Hospital Santa Fe Medical Staff CME
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 1993 St. Vincent Hospital Medical Staff CME
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 1995 Santa Fe Public Schools Training of Trainers
• Evolutionary Biology, Human Behavior and Development 1999 St. Vincent Hospital CME
• Evolution and Human Behavior 2000 Psychiatric Medical Association of New Mexico and New Mexico Psychoanalytic
   Association Joint Meeting
• The Traumatized Patient 2001 Discussant at 21st Annual Spring Meeting American Psychological Association Division of Psychoanalysis
• How the Theory of Evolution Is Fundamental to Our BioPsychoSocial Model 2001 Workshop at the American Psychiatric Association Annual
   Meeting New Orleans
• Lecture on the Trauma of September 11th 2001 Council on International Relations Santa Fe
• Course Director and Introductory Lecture for The Evolutionary Framework for Psychiatry 2002 a Day-Long Course at the American
   Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting Philadelphia
• Course Director and Introductory Lecture for The Evolutionary Framework for Psychiatry 2003 a Day-Long Course at the American
   Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting San Francisco
• The Evolved Social Brain and Child Development 2003 as Part of a Symposium at the American Psychiatric Association Annual
   Meeting San Francisco
• Pediatric Anxiety Disorders 2003 as Part of New Mexico Pediatric Association Behavioral Health Conference Las Vegas New Mexico
• Pediatric Anxiety Disorders 2004 St. Vincent Hospital CME
• Evolution and Psychotherapy 2004 Workshop at The American Academy of Psychotherapists Conference Santa Fe

• Update on Depression in Adolescents and Adults 2008 St. Vincent Hospital and Los Alamos Hospital Physician CME

• Key Issues in the Treatment of Anxiety and Depression 2015 New Mexico Pediatric Society Annual Meeting

• Treatment of Pediatric Anxiety and Depression 2015 Medical Staff CME conferences at Christus St. Vincent and Los Alamos Hospitals 

• 2016 Chair Special Interest Study Group "Evolutionary Biology is a Basic Science for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry" at the 2016 Annual
   Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

• 2017 "Update on Depression for Hospital Psychiatrists: What's New, Interesting and Helpful" Christus St. Vincent Hospital

    

Mental Health Topics
I talk in schools, as well as to parents on topics relating to mental health issues. These include the following:


• Child Development
• Childhood Fears
• Discipline
• Eating Disorders
• Electronics
• Motivation
• Sleep
• Anger Control
• Substance Abuse
• Executive Function 

Professional Positions:

• 1985–1986 Secretary of House Staff Association
• 1986–1987 Chief Resident in Psychiatry
• 1988 Public Affairs Representative, Psychiatric Medical Association of New Mexico
• 1988–1989 Executive Committee, Member in Training, New Mexico Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
• 1989 Chief Child Psychiatry Fellow
• 1991–1994 Advisory Council Inter-Regional Jungian Society
• 1993–1995 Membership Chairman, New Mexico Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
• 1989–1991 Associate Medical Director of Adolescent Psychiatry Services, St. Vincent Hospital, Santa Fe, New Mexico
• 1991–1995 Chief of Adolescent Psychiatry Services, St. Vincent Hospital
• 1994–1995 Medical Director of Psychiatry Services, St. Vincent Hospital
• 1998–2002 Board of Trustees, Rio Grande School
• 1999–2002 Treasurer, New Mexico Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
• 2001 Advisory Committee Santa Fe Community Infant Project
• 2002–2006 Treasurer, Psychiatric Medical Association of New Mexico
• 2003–2011 Examiner for Practice Oral Board Exams for Fellows, University of New Mexico Division of Child Psychiatry
• 1995–Present Solo Office Practice of Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry

• 2013–2014 President, New Mexico Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

   2015 Distinguished Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association


Consultation Positions:

• 1985 New Day Runaway Shelter
• 1986–1987 Southwest Community Mental Health Center, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
• 1987–1988 Montezuma Elementary Special Education Program
• 1988–1989 Hogares Residential Treatment Centers
• 1989–1990 Po Ae Pi, Santa Fe Shelter and Residential Treatment Center
• 1994–1995 Santa Fe Public Schools Day Treatment Program
• 2012–Present New Mexico School for the Deaf

Contact me in Santa Fe, New Mexico, if you need professional advice from a board-certified psychiatrist.