Laurence R. Tancredi, MD, JD

Laurence R. Tancredi, a psychiatrist-lawyer, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Tancredi received his medical doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, his psychiatric training from the Yale School of Medicine, and his law degree from the Yale Law School. He is the author or coauthor of numerous articles and several books on topics in law, ethics, and psychiatry, including Dangerous Diagnostics: The Social Power of Biological Information (1994), When Law and Medicine Meet: A Cultural View (2004), and his most recent book, Hardwired Behavior: What Neuroscience Reveals About Morality (2005). Tancredi has a private practice in New York City and works as forensic psychiatric consultant.

The 2007 Conference