Bentson McFarland, MD, Psychiatry, Seattle, WA

BentsonHayesMcFarlandMDPhD

Psychiatry Seattle, WA

Geriatric Psychiatry

Professor of Psychiatry, Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University and Adjunct Investigator at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research in Portland Senior Scientist at the Oregon Research Institute in Eugene

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Education & Training

  • Maudsley Hospital, Felix Post Psychogeriatric UnitPG, 1983 - 1985
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of LondonMSc, Epidemiology, 1984
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Oregon Health & Science UniversityResidency, Psychiatry, 1979 - 1983
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
    University of Washington School of MedicineClass of 1979, MD
  • University of Washington
    University of WashingtonPh.D, Biostatistics, 1979
  • California Institute of TechnologyMS, Biology, Sigma Xi, 1972
  • Yale University
    Yale UniversityBS, Biochemistry, Phi Beta Kappa, 1970

Certifications & Licensure

  • ID State Medical License
    ID State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • UT State Medical License
    UT State Medical License 2014 - 2022
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 1985 - 2021
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1981 - 2021
  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 1981 - 2021
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meritorious Service Award, Mental Health Association of Oregon 1991
  • Burroughs-Wellcome Scholar in Pharmacoepidemiology 1989
  • Resident Research Prize, North Pacific Society of Neurology and Psychiatry 1983
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Prepaid mental health care: integration, carve-out, psychiatry's future.  
    McFarland BH, Psychiatric Times 12 (7):38-39
  • Ending the millennium (editorial).  
    McFarland BH, Community Mental Health Journal, 32:219-222
  • Introduction: assessments, interventions and outcomes: who cares?.  
    McFarland BH, Community Mental Health Journal 37:93-95
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Factors associated with firearm use among suicide decedents: findings from the National Violent Death Reporting System.
    McFarland BH, Mark S. Kaplan, Nathalie Huguet, 42nd American Association of Suicidology Annual Conference, San Francisco, California
  • ASAM treatment recommendations for persons suffering from drug abuse: counselor demographics matter.
    McFarland BH, Colleen S. Lewy, Holly E. Fussell, Celina M. Oliver, 162nd Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, California
  • Suicide among female veterans: findings from the National Violent Death Reporting System.
    McFarland BH, Mark S. Kaplan, Nathalie Huguet, 162nd Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, California
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Lectures

  • Involuntary treatment and managed care systems. 
    Berkeley Symposium on Violence and Managed Care, University of California, Berkeley
  • Mental health services in the United States. 
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  • Mental health in a prioritized rationed health care system. 
    Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Rome, Italy
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Grant Support

  • Outpatient Versus Residential Treatment Comparison For Pregnant Substance AbusersAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality2010
  • Preventive Web-Based Intervention For Spouses Of Traumatized Military PersonnelNational Institute Of Mental Health2008–2010
  • Internet Self-Help Program For Major Depressive Disorder In Spouses Of CombatantsNational Institute Of Mental Health2007–2009
  • Ambulatory Patient Safety Of Clients In Treatment For Substance AbuseAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality2007
  • Medicaid Cutbacks And Clients With Severe Mental IllnessNational Institute Of Mental Health2006–2007
  • Quality Of Care In State Alcohol Treatment SystemsNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism2004–2005
  • Standardized Patients As Drug Abuse Treatment ClientsNational Institute On Drug Abuse2003–2004
  • Medicaid Managed Care &Access To Alcohol TreatmentNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism2003–2004
  • Drug Courts And Medicaid Managed Behavioral Health CareNational Institute On Drug Abuse2000–2003
  • Managed Care And Alcohol Treatment Indep Scientist AwardNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism1999–2003
  • Managed Care And Medicaid Drug Abuse Treatment ServicesNational Institute On Drug Abuse1998–1999
  • Capitated Medicaid For Clients With Alcohol ProblemsNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism1998–1999
  • Community Ability Scale For Mental Health ClientsNational Institute Of Mental Health1998
  • Employee Benefits, Managers, And Mental HealthNational Institute Of Mental Health1997–1998
  • Resource Allocation For Mental Health In US And CanadaNational Institute Of Mental Health1994–1998
  • Costs Of Care For Severely Mentally Ill HMO MembersNational Institute Of Mental Health1994
  • Center For Research On The Severly Mentally I11National Institute Of Mental Health1991
  • Severely Mentally Ill HMO MembersNational Institute Of Mental Health1990–1991
  • Center For Research On Care Of Severely Mentally IllNational Institute Of Mental Health1988–1990