Dr. Roof is the current Medical Director for Jail Psychiatric Services in Sacramento County. He currently oversees the mental health care of approximately 5,000 Sacramento County inmates.
Dr. Roof is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at UC Davis Medical Center and Associate Training Director for the prestigious UC Davis Division of Psychiatry and the Law.
He has published on the topics of geriatric offenders, delirium, infections of the nervous system, testamentary capacity, guardianship assessments, correctional psychiatry and brain imaging techniques as they relate to the legal system.
He is passionate about teaching and has presented nationally and internationally on numerous psychiatric topics to a variety of groups including medical students, residents, attorneys, interpreters, social workers, correctional mental health and others.
Dr. Roof has been qualified as an expert witness in federal, state and military courts and has testified to issues involving a variety of mental disorders, sanity, competence to stand trial, dangerousness, mental health treatment of inmates, malingering, medical malpractice, testamentary capacity, wrongful death in correctional institutions, substance use and effects on intent and memory. He is part of the Sacramento County Superior Court Expert Witness panel and has completed court appointments for numerous other counties in California involving competency to stand trial, sanity, violence risk and sexual offenders.
Please contact me if you have local, national or international forensic consultation requests.
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