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Donald Mclawhorn, MD, Psychiatry, Syracuse, NY


Psychiatry Syracuse, NY


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  • I am completing Psychiatry Residency in New York State. Currently, I am scheduled to begin Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship in July 2022.
    My clinical interests are in general adult psychiatry, criminal involvement and malingering, psychodynamic theory, and Brain Modulation (ECT). My prior research focus has been in the area of Cultural Psychiatry, with a focus on China and Japan, which I have written about.

Education & Training

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
    SUNY Upstate Medical UniversityPsychiatry Residency, Adult Psychiatry, 2018 - 2022
  • University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
    University of Illinois Urbana ChampaignPhD, East Asian Language and Culture, 2010 - 2019
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at ChicagoClass of 2018
  • University Of South Florida
    University Of South FloridaMA, Sociology, 2006 - 2008

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2020 - 2024

Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Bipolar Disorder, Religion, and Spirituality: A Scoping Review  
    Daniel Jackson, Donald McLawhorn, Journal of Religion and Health, 2022
  • Are All Psychotic-Like Experiences Really "Psychotic"?  
    Donald McLawhorn, Daniel Jackson, American Journal of Psychiatry, 12/2020

Books/Book Chapters