Dr. Roof completed medical school and his residency training in psychiatry at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed additional training in forensic psychiatry at UC Davis. Dr. Roof has been qualified as an expert witness in federal, state and military courts and has testified to issues including bipolar disorder, substance use and memory. He is part of the Sacramento County Superior Court Expert Witness panel and has completed numerous appointments for them involving competency to stand trial, sanity evaluations and evaluations of sexual offenders. He is the site director for medical students and residents for Jail Psychiatric Services at the Sacramento County Jail. Dr. Roof is currently the first author on a book chapter for American Psychiatric Press Inc., (in press) involving geriatric criminal offenders.
M.D., University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2003
B.S., University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, 1998
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California
University of Texas School of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Committee on Patient Safety, American Psychiatric Association
Computers Committee, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Membership Committee, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Select Recent Publications
2009 Forensic Psychiatry for Lawyers, Presented to Judge Advocate General Corps During Trial Counsel Assistance Program (TCAP), Heidelberg, Germany.
2009 Internet Addiction, Presentation to American Psychiatric Association.
2009 Roof J, Temporini H. Board Preparation: Somatoform/ Impulse Disorders/ Paraphilias, Presentation to American Psychiatric Association.
2008 Computers and Technology in Forensic Psychiatry: Computers and Forensic Psychiatry, Presentation to American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law National Meeting.
2008 Simulated Hallucinations in an Interactive Environment using Lecture and Dialogue (S.H.I.E.L.D.), Presentation to American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law National Meeting.