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J. Christopher Buckley, MD 

New Orleans, LA
jbuckle1@tulane.edu
504-988-2201

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1238824
New Orleans, LA
jbuckle1@tulane.edu
504-988-2201
504-676-5916
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New Orleans, LA 00000
USA

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Biography

Biography:

Dr. Buckley is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry within the Forensic Neuropsychiatry division of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Buckley graduated cum laude from Tulane University with a bachelor of science in Cell and Molecular Biology. He earned his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Dr. Buckley returned to Tulane and completed a residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in forensic psychiatry. Dr. Buckley is board certified in Psychiatry and board certified in Forensic Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Buckley has multiple publications in The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. His primary clinical duties include providing competency restoration treatment and long-term care of irrestorably incompetent defendants and insanity acquittees at Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System. Dr. Buckley serves on sanity commissions for East Baton Rouge Parish, Lafayette Parish, and Vermilion Parish. Dr. Buckley has served on the Executive Council of the Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association since 2017, where he currently serves as LPMA Secretary after serving two terms as Early Career Psychiatrist Representative. In his free time, Dr. Buckley is the President of the Board of Directors and the Camp Director for Camp SKAMP (Special Kids And Meaningful People), a charitable organization in Florida that has provided an authentic summer camp experience for children with physical and intellectual disabilities since 1971.



Publications:

Buckley JC, Bernstein J, Cobia B, Brooks WB. A 61-Year-Old Woman with Motor and Behavioral Disturbances. Psychiatric Annals. 2016; 46.9:490, 492-493.


Buckley JC, Wiedemann BE, Kelly DC. Dangerousness Standards for Insanity Acquittee. The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 2018; 46.3: 384-386., doi:10.29158/JAAPL.3773L5-18.


Buckley JC, Turner RA, Kelly DC. Dangerousness Standards for Sex Offender Civil Commitment. The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 2019; 47.3: 373-375., doi: 10.29158/JAAPL.003879-19.


Buckley JC and Kelly DC. Diagnostic Standards for Sex Offender Civil Commitment. The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 2020; 48.3: 397-399., doi: 10.29158/JAAPL.200044-20