Dr. Henry W. Lahmeyer is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois. He formerly was a tenured professor of psychiatry at the University of Illinois and Northwestern University. He completed his medical training at the University of Missouri in 1973 and his residency in psychiatry at the University of Chicago in 1976. Dr. Lahmeyer is board certified in psychiatry and sleep disorders medicine. He is a distinguished fellow in the American Psychiatric Association and a Fellow in the Sleep Research Society.
His research has spanned 30 years. He has received numerous research grants for the study of depression, alcohol abuse, sleep disorders and seasonal affective disorder. He has conducted over 50 psychopharmacological clinical trials for new medications for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder, insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, depression, shift work sleep disorder and bipolar disorder. He has been published over 70 articles in medical and psychiatric journals. He has been an examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has been a reviewer of grants for NIMH, NIH. He is a reviewer for the Journal of the American Psychiatric Association, Biological Psychiatry, Journal of Affective Disorders and the Journal of the America Medical Association.
Dr. Lahmeyer has testified as an expert in more than 100 criminal trials. His forensic experience also includes more than 150 civil depositions and trials in 8 states.