Biography

Jeffrey Guina (guh-nay) is a licensed physician, board-certified psychiatrist, board-certified addictionologist, board-certified forensic psychiatrist, and board-certified public psychiatrist. He is Chief Medical Officer at Easterseals Michigan and Program Director of the Beaumont Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Dr. Guina is currently building an educational program at Beaumont Health, the largest healthcare provider in Michigan, that will open in 2021. At Easterseals, the largest community mental health provider in Michigan, Dr. Guina facilitates  alt=the activities of medical staff at a non-profit organization with 14 locations providing 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. 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 at Michigan State University and Wright State University, and is an adjunct associate professor at Oakland University. His academic and research interests include traumatic stress, developmental disabilities, addiction, psychotherapy and forensic psychiatry.