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Background
     
EDUCATION    
A.B. University of California – Berkeley, California 1955
M.D. University of Miami School of Medicine – Miami, Florida 1961
Intern Herrick Memorial Hospital – Berkeley, California 1961-2
M.P.H. Yale University – New Haven, Connecticut 1964

Resident Department of Psychiatry – Mt. Zion Hospital 1967
San Francisco, California

MEDICAL LICENSES
California
Connecticut
Florida

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology

 
HONORS AND AWARDS
March 17, 2015   California Legislature Certificate of Recognition for "Your years of work to advance and broaden the study of medicine in the United States."
1998-present
  Court-Appointed Psychiatrist Panel
Superior Court of Contra-Costa County, CA
Selected in 1997
  Distinguished Alumnus, University of Miami School of Medicine
1996-present
  Court-Appointed Psychiatrist Panel, Superior Court of Marin County, CA
1993-95
  Psychotherapy Provider
Federal Probation Office
District of Northern California
1994-present
  Court-Appointed Psychiatrist Panel
Superior Court of San Francisco, CA
1992-present
  Court-Appointed Psychiatrist Panel
Superior Court of Alameda County, CA
1987
  Chief of Staff-Elect
Community Hospital of Salinas, CA
1985-87
  Chief of Medicine, Community Hospital of Salinas, CA
Certificate
#000850 – 1986
  Certified in the treatment of alcoholism and other drug dependencies through
examination by the American Society of Addiction Medicine
1983 to 2010
  Advisory Board, JOURNAL OF PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS
1976
  National Broadcasters Association Award, “Ask Dr. Hip”
1969-71
  Editorial Board, MODERN MEDICINE
Summer, 1960
  Smith Kline & French Foreign Fellowship
Albert
Schweitzer Hospital
Lambarene, Gabon
     
TEACHING APPOINTMENTS
1993-94
  Faculty
Osler Institute, Addiction Psychiatry Review Course
San Francisco, CA & Los Angeles, CA
Lecture: “Cocaine: Clinical and Neurobiological Issues”
Lecture: “Prohibition and Criminal Justice”
1982-83
  University of California School of Medicine at Davis, Department of Family Practice
Assistant Clinical Professor
1981-82
  Clinical Instructor
1974-76
  Lecturer, Haight/Ashbury Free Clinics Trainee Program
San Francisco, California
1965-66
  Lecturer, University of California at Berkeley Extension, Course in Health Maintenance Organizations

PUBLICATIONS
  MEDICAL JOURNALS
  “Divine Intervention and the Treatment of Chemical Dependency,” with Albert Ellis, Ph.D., J. SUBSTANCE ABUSE, Vol. 2, No. 4, 1990

“Doing it in the Road: Folkways vs. Mores,” MENTAL HYGIENE, Vol. 54, No. 3, 7/70

“Comparative Effects of Mescaline and Amphetamines in Laboratory Animals,” with John Buffum, Charles Fisher, and David Smith, J. PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS, 1967

“Lambarene Without Schweitzer,” J. AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, Vol. 200, pp. 830-832, June 5, 1967

“A Summer at Dr. Schweitzer’s Hospital: Smith Kline & French Foreign Fellowship Report,” J. of MEDICAL EDUCATION, Vol. 36, No. 3, March, 1961
 

BOOKS

THE DOWN-TO-EARTH HEALTH GUIDE
Celestial Arts Press, 1981

JEALOUSY: TAMING THE GREEN-EYED MONSTER
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980

NATURAL FOOD AND UNNATURAL ACTS
Delacorte Press, 1974

DEAR DR. HIP POCRATES
Grove Press, 1969

  ARTICLES
Numerous articles for newspapers and periodicals, including San Francisco Chronicle, Modern Medicine, Oui, and Rolling Stone.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  Board of Directors, San Francisco Suicide Prevention 1990-92
Field Coordinator, International Medical Teams, Cambodia/Thailand border–Winter, 1979
Board of Directors, American Heart Association, Marin Chapter - 1972-78
TELEVISION
  Mid-Day News Doctor, KSBW-TV, Salinas-Monterey - 1987
RADIO
  Weekly on KITS-FM(‘LIVE 105’), San Francisco, CA 1993-96
Weekly on KMFO-AM, Aptos, CA 1983-84
Daily on KFRC-AM, San Francisco, CA 1975-76
Weekly on KSFO-AM, San Francisco, CA 1973
Weekly on KSAN-FM, San Francisco, CA 1971-72
   
 
 

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