Biography

Jeffrey Guina (guh-nay) is a licensed physician, board-certified psychiatrist, board-certified addictionologist, board-certified forensic psychiatrist, and board-certified public psychiatrist. As Chief Medical Officer at Easterseals Michigan, he facilitates  alt=the activities of medical staff at a non-profit organization with 14 locations that provides a variety of services including psychiatric medication management, psychotherapy, case management, suicide prevention, rehabilitation for physical and mental disabilities, assertive community treatment, substance addiction treatment, community mental health and jail mental health care. Dr. Guina is also the Psychiatry Residency Program Director for Beaumont Health, currently building an educational program that will open in 2021. As a certified consulting forensic examiner and prior active duty military psychiatrist, Dr. Guina has performed hundreds of forensic evaluations, including competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, military sanity boards, PTSD claims, fitness for duty, disability, suicide and violence risk assessments, and occupational assessments of security clearance, combat veterans, pilots, healthcare providers, law enforcement, intelligence analysts, and personnel who work with nuclear or biological material. He received his B.S. in biochemistry and B.A. in history from the University of Detroit Mercy, and M.D. from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. He completed his psychiatry residency at Wright State University/Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, forensic psychiatry fellowship at the University of Michigan/Michigan Center for Forensic Psychiatry, and public & community psychiatry fellowship at Wayne State University. He enjoys teaching students and residents, and is a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at Michigan State University and Wright State University. His academic and research interests include traumatic stress, developmental disabilities, addiction, psychotherapy and forensic psychiatry.