Having mastered two separate fields of medicine in her career, Dr. Justice is highly regarded for her 40 years of professional experience
ANAHEIM, CA, February 20, 2017, Barbara Justice has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Dr. Justice is an expert in psychopharmacology, the branch of psychology concerned with the effects of drugs on the mind and behavior, and how it relates to psychiatry and the treatment of mental illness, emotional disturbance and abnormal behavior. Certified by the American Board of Forensic Psychiatry and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, she has spent the last four decades working with patients of all ages – from children, to adolescents, and adults. Highly regarded for her experience and professional reputation, Dr. Justice’s work has led her to broad opportunities in her career. Today, she performs evaluations, assessments and treatments for criminal defendants who are found incompetent to stand trial and who are pleading not guilty by reason of insanity. A medical professional with many areas of expertise, Dr. In addition to these positions, Dr. Justice currently serves as Forensic Attending with the California Department of State Hospitals and is in a private practice performing civil, criminal, and worker’s compensation, writes reports and testifies in legal disputes involving mental health issues. At the state hospital, she is responsible for treating, stabilizing and educating patients who have been arrested and found to have a mental illness. She was previously the CEO and Medical Director for the Glaser Forensic Group up until 2022. She has performed surgery on the abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts as a general surgeon. When asked about her greatest career achievement, Dr. Justice says she is proud to have mastered two separate fields of medicine: psychiatry and general surgery.
Attributing her success to her faith and effort to constantly improve, Dr. Justice entered her profession because she felt blessed with intellectual and personality skills that could be best used in the healing art of helping people. To prepare for a career in medicine, she achieved a bachelor’s degree from The City University of New York and an MD from Howard University. Thereafter, she completed training in surgical oncology at Howard University Cancer Center, and a fellowship in surgical oncology and endoscopy at Columbia University. Additionally, Dr. Justice took coursework in forensic psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles, and coursework in psychodynamic psychotherapy at New York University’s Psychoanalytic School. A prominent figure in the medical community, Dr. Justice has remained at the top of her field through her work with the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the National Medical Association, the American Board of Forensic Psychiatry, and the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS. As she looks to the future, Dr. Justice intends to focus her practice areas on forensic psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychodynamic psychiatry and general psychiatry. In addition, she plans to take on new opportunities and projects in her field.