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Sarah Deland, MD

Specialty Areas:

forensic psychiatry, impulse control disorders

VPI Core Areas

VPI Core Areas: #Community Violence

Angles of Approach

#Mental Health Psychological


Dr. Sarah Deland has been practicing forensic psychiatry for over 20 years, specializing in adult populations. Dr. Deland has conducted extensive violence risk assessments through the New Orleans Forensic Aftercare Clinic of individuals with mental and behavioral health issues who are involved in the criminal justice system. Her work also focuses on maximizing outpatient competency restoration with a team of psychiatrists based in Tulane Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Deland has experience presenting on a variety of topics from suicide to informed consent.



Selected Publications:

Dr. Deland’s school of medicine profile page