Richard Alfred Scarnati

Richard Scarnati

Richard ScarnatiOccupation: Psychiatrist; Forensic Psychiatrist; Writer; Poet
Born: Pittsburgh, December 18, 1940

DO, Chicago College Osteopathic Medicine, 1976
MA in Health and Safety, California State University, LA, 1969
BS in Physical Therapy, University Pittsburgh, 1966
Diploma in Physical Therapy, D.T. Watson School Physiatrics, Leetsdale, Pennsylvania, 1966

Diplomate Am. Board Psychiatry and Neurology, 1981, Subspecialty Certification, Forensic Psychiatry, 1999, cert. physician Virginia State Board Medicine, DEA, Ohio State Medical Board, Florida Board Medical Examiners, osteopathic physician, Ind. Medical Lic. Board, physician & surgeon Maryland, Texas Medical Board, physician Pennsylvania, osteo physician & surgeon, registered physical therapist, California Board Medical Quality Assurance

Psychiatrist, Southeast Inc., Columbus, Ohio, 1/2018-Present
Psychiatrist/forensic psychiatrist, Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare, Columbus, Ohio, 2013-2018
Psychiatrist, North Central Mental Health Services, Columbus, 1992-2013
President, Ohio Department Mental Health Medical Director Association, 1987-88
Psychiatrist, Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) Hospital, 1984
Psychiatrist, VA Outpatient Clinic, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1982-83
Psychiatrist, VA Hospital, Hampton, Virginia, 1981-82
Prison & forensic psychiatrist, Ohio Department Mental Health, Cincinnati, 1985-91
Prison & forensic psychiatrist, Ohio Department Mental Health, Columbus, 1979-81
Psychiatrist, Monroe Center for Mental Health, Richmond, Virginia, 1979
Residency in psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, 1977-79
Residency in psychiatry, Illinois State Psychiatric Institute, 1976-77

Career Related:
Clinical assistant professor psychiatry University Cinn., 1985-92, Texas College Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, 1990-94, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1981-82, 1992-, 2004, Ohio University College Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, vol. faculty, 1987-93, clinical assistant professor psychiatry, 1993-96, clinical associate professor psychiatry, 1996-2000, clinical professor forensic psychiatry, 2000-09 clinical professor psychiatry & forensic psychiatry, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2009-Present; consultant, board member Global Programs

Republic of Korea, U.S. Army, 1960-1966

Presenter in fields, TV, Radio

Creative Works:
Author (book) Soul Explosion (won 10 awards, now in the second edition); God’s Light (won 27 awards); contributor numerous articles to professional journals

Recipient Hon. Mention Distinguished Services award, Special Olympics, 1979, Outstanding Services award North Central Mental Health Services, 1993, 95, 98, 99, 2000, Special Recognition award, 2001, Best Poets And Poems award World Poetry Movement, 2012; finalist Best Books award, USA Book News, 2011, International Book award, 2012, Soul Explosion award, 2013; semi-finalist International Open Poetry Contest, 2012; named to America’s Top Psychiatrists Consumer Research Council America, 2007-;
named Man of Year in Medicine and Healthcare, 2012

Fellow. Am. Psychiatrist Association (distinguished life); member Am. Academy Psychiatry and the Law, Am. Osteopathic Association, Am. College Neuro Psychiatrists (associate), World Psychiatric Association (America’s Top Psychiatists award, 2010, Man of Year award, 2010, The Leading Physicians of the World, Medical Sci. award, 2011-) Physicians for Human Rights, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association (counselor), Psychiatric Society Central Ohio (president 2007-08, decorated Good Conduct medal), Christian Medical Dental Society, Amnesty International, Common Cause, Sierra Club (life), Pub. Citizen, Chicago College Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association, VCU-Med. College Virginia Alumni Association (life), Amnesty International USA, MENSA, Sierra Club(life), Catholic Alumni Club, Am. Legion, National Writers Union, Physicians for Social Responsibility, 1199/SEIU

Roman Catholic

Weightlifting, hiking, dance, travel, computers, writing, poet, meditation, addicted to X Files


Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2011-2012, 8th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2009-2010, 7th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 1997-1998, 1st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2016-2017, 12th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2011-2012, 11th Edition (pub. 2010)


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