Dr. Bentson Hayes McFarland MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Bentson McFarland is a psychiatrist in Seattle, Washington. He received his medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: General Psychiatry

Clinical Interests: Telemedicine, Quality of Health Care, Research Design, Prodcut Liability

Education & Medical Training

Oregon Health & Science University
Residency, Psychiatry, 1979–1983

University of Washington School of Medicine
Class of 1979

University of Washington
Other Training, Biostatistics, 1979

Yale University
Other Training, Biochemistry, 1970

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London
Other Training, Epidemiology, 1984

Maudsley Hospital, Felix Post Psychogeriatric Unit
Other Training, 1983–1985

California Institute of Technology
Other Training, Biology, 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 28 years in Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 23 years in Geriatric Psychiatry

WA State Medical License
Active through 2015

OR State Medical License
Active through 2015

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Burroughs-Wellcome Scholar in Pharmacoepidemiology
1989

Meritorious Service Award, Mental Health Association of Oregon
1991

Milbank Scholarship
1983

Resident Research Prize, North Pacific Society of Neurology and Psychiatry
1983

Publications & Presentations

Brief therapy in addictions: one answer to the mental health benefit gatekeeper.
McFarland, B., Heisel, J., Badger, K.

A method for quantifying and comparing civil commitment processes.
Faulkner, L. R., McFarland, B. H., Bloom, J. D., Stern, T. O.

Psychiatric consultation following attempted suicide.
McFarland, B. H., Beavers, D. J.

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