Liza H. Gold, M.D.
2501 North Glebe Road, Suite 204
Arlington, VA 22207
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Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Gold’s complete CV is available to download or by direct request.
Medical Board Certification and Membership
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1991)
Forensic Psychiatry, Subspecialty Certification (1999, recertified 2009)
Member, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Forensic Psychiatry Certification Examination Committee, 2008 – 2021
National Board of Medical Examiners (1987)
District of Columbia (renewed 2004)
Commonwealth of Virginia (1991)
New Jersey (2011)
New York (2010)
Member, Commission on Mental Health, July 2017 – July 2022
Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, April 2006 – present
Department of Psychiatry
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Training and Education
Boston University Psychiatry Residency Training Program, 1986 – 1990
New York University School of Medicine, M.D., 1986
University of Cambridge, Master of Philosophy in the History of Medicine, 1983
Harvard/Radcliffe College, magna cum laude, B.A., 1981
Public Policy/Public Health Service
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, 2017-2018
Publication: Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, June 2018. National Academies Press, 2018. Available at www.nap.edu.
The Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy, 2012 – present
The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Commonwealth of Virginia, Commission on Mental Health Law Reform, 2007 – 2008
Working Group on Health Privacy and the Civil Commitment Process
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Vice President, 2011-2012, 2017-2018
Board Member, Chair of over 21 Committees; elected offices and honors received since her membership began in 1999.
American Psychiatric Association, Distinguished Fellow, 2006 – present
Dr. Gold has served as an Officer of the APA, Committee Chairs and Committee Member. See complete CV.
ABC News, “Nightline”
National Public Radio (NPR) News / “All Things Considered”
Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg Law and Health
Presentations and Public Speaking
Dr. Gold is an invited lecturer and speaker. A description of over 50 such presentations is available on request. The focus of her speaking engagements draw on her expertise in Forensic Psychiatric Assessment: