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Melissa Harbit, MD

Professor, Psychiatry
Director, Forensic Psychiatry
Assistant Director, Psychiatry Residency Training Program

Specialty Areas

Adult Psychiatry
Forensic Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Psychiatry
Forensic Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Not Accepting New Patients

Areas of Clinical Interest

General adult psychiatry, mental health issues in civil litigation, criminal law, and administrative procedures, forensic psychiatry, education of medical students and resident physicians.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: 15340
Floor: 15
Office Phone: (314) 362-2440
Fax: (314) 747-4560

Education

Education

Fellowship: Forensic Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 2002
Chief Residency: Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2001
Residency: Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2001
Medical Degree: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 1997
B.S. : Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 1993

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Swallow M., Ciccone JR: Legal Digest. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 30(3): 447-456, 2002.

Swallow M., Yutzy, S.H., Dinwiddie, S.H., Forensic Issues. In Rubin, E.H., Zorumski, C.F. (Ed.) Washington University Adult Psychiatry, St. Louis, MO., Blackwell: 420-428, 2005 

Dinwiddie, S.H., Swallow, M., Yutzy, S.H., Ethical Issues in Psychiatric Practice. In Rubin, E.H., Zorumski, C.F. (Ed.) Washington University Adult Psychiatry, St. Louis, MO., Blackwell: 429-537, 2005.

Newman WJ, Harbit MA (2010). Folie a deux and the courts. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 38(3): 369-75.