Personal HistoryDavis H. Shingleton, M.D. is Senior Psychiatrist and Coordinator of Medical and Psychiatric Services at the Hannah More School in Reisterstown, Maryland. Prior to arrival at Hannah More in 1997, Dr. Shingleton served as the Medical Director at the Sheppard-Pratt Northwestern Community Mental Health Center for Baltimore County. Dr. Shingleton is a 1977 honors graduate of the West Virginia University Medical School. He completed post-graduate training in Boston, in general psychiatry through Tufts-New England Medical Center and in child/adolescent psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School at Massachusetts Mental Health Center.
From 1983 through 1994 Dr. Shingleton was on staff at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts where he served as Instructor and Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School, supervising medical students and psychiatric residents. At the Childrens’ Outpatient Clinic at McLean, Dr. Shingleton developed the Community Residence Consultation Service and served in the role of Coordinator for that program for several years prior to relocating to Baltimore.
From 2001 through 2005 Dr Shingleton consulted to the University of Maryland Division of Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program as Coordinator of the Psychiatric School Consultation curriculum. He continues presently as Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry on the Voluntary Faculty at the University.Dr Shingleton also currently serves as an Associate Medical Director at Main Street Mental Health Center in Reisterstown, Maryland, and he is on the consulting staff to Baltimore Crisis Response Inc, a hospital diversion program serving disadvantaged clients in the city.
Dr. Shingleton maintains membership in the American Psychiatric Association and in the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr Shingleton was a candidate at the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute from 1983 to 1994, and he is a former Faculty Associate of the Levinson Institute which specializes in organizational and leadership consultation to the business community.
Dr. Shingleton brings over thirty years of consulting, clinical, and teaching experience to presentations and workshops ranging from practical psychopharmacology to effective teaming in the clinical management of the challenging client.
“Psychopharmacology 2000: The Science and The Art,” Workshop at MANSEF Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland; December 2000.
“Depression in Youth,”WBFF -TV, Media Interview , Baltimore, Maryland; October 3, 2001.
“Psychiatric Disorders in Youngsters with Communication Disabilities”, Workshop with Marie Kerins PhD , Loyola College Division of Continuing Education , Cockeysville, Maryland; October 17, 2001.
“DSM IV: An Overview for the School Clinician”, Presentation to Hannah More School Clinical Department, Reisterstown, Maryland; October 24, 2001.
“Pervasive Developmental Disorders”, Panel Presentation to Department of Developmental Disabilities at University of Maryland Baltimore County, Catonsville, Maryland; November 2, 2001.
“Helping Kids Cope with Disaster”, Presentation to Midtown Academy Parents’ Group, Baltimore, Maryland; November 11, 2001.
“Autistic Spectrum Disorders: An Overview of Approaches and Interventions”, Panel presentation , Baltimore County Public Library, Towson, Maryland; June 4, 2002.
“Psychiatric Disorders @ School: An Overview of Treatments for the School Mental Health Team Member”, Workshop for Center for School Mental Health Assistance, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland ; July 24,2002.
“Making Sense of Senseless Violence: A Psychiatrist’s Perspective,”Presentation to the Maryland Student Conflict Resolution / Peer Mediation Network, Reisterstown, Maryland; November 14, 2002.
“Pervasive Developmental Disorders”, Panel Presentation at National Association of School Social Work Conference, Sheppard Pratt Conference Center, Towson, Maryland; April , 2003.
“Psychiatric Disorders @ School: An Overview of Disorders and Treatments for the School Mental Health Team Member”, Workshop at S.H.I.P. Annual Conference, Ellicott City, Maryland; July 24,2003.
“Psychiatric Conditions and Treatments for Teens”, presentation at the National B’nai Brith Youth Organizational Conference, Reisterstown, Maryland; January 5, 2009.
“Understanding Psychotic Disorders and the Impact on the Classroom”, workshop presentation to Interdisciplinary Staff, Hannah More School, Reisterstown, Maryland; August 27, 2009.