Evelyn M. Coggins MD

Evelyn Coggins

Evelyn M. Coggins
MD

Attending Psychiatrist ECMC/Chief Psychiatrist Erie County Forensic Mental Health

Department of Psychiatry

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Forensic Psychiatry; Psychiatry

Contact Information
1285 Main St.
Buffalo, NY 14209
Phone: (716) 898-1675
Fax: 716 898-1311
ecoggins@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

I have performed as a teaching attending with SUNY at Buffalo Medical School, now Jacob's School of Medicine since 1996. I am board certified in psychiatry and forensic psychiatry. I am a key part of the faculty of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship in Buffalo. I have worked tirelessly with the SPMI population in Western New York for more than 20 years, working in outpatient, partial hospital and correctional settings. I was promoted to Chief Psychiatrist for the Erie County Department of Forensic Mental Health. I have published in accredited journals and have presented at national meetings.

Education and Training:

  • Residency, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (1996)
  • MD, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (1992)
  • BS, University at Buffalo, School of Health Related Professions (1984)

Employment:

  • Attending Psychiatrist, Psychiatry, Erie County Medical Center (2013-present)
  • Chief Psychiatrist, Forensic Psychiatry, Erie County Forensic Mental Health (2003-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo Medical School (1996-present)
  • Medical Director, Continuing Day Treatment, Kaleida Health (1996–2013)

Awards and Honors:

  • Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Clinical Mission of the Department of Psychiatry (2015)
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year Award (2009)
  • Chairman's Award for Excellence in Residency Education (2004)
  • Recipient of Farney R. Wulitzer Award for Excellence in Psychiatry (1992)


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Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Psychiatric Association, member; New York State Psychiatric Association, member (1996–present)
  • American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, member; American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, member (1995–present)
  • American Psychiatric Association, Fellow; American Psychiatric Association, Fellow (1992–present)

Presentations:

  • "What to Expect When Your Patient Goes to Jail" Grand Rounds, Psychiatry Department in Buffalo, Psychiatry Department in Buffalo (2016)
  • "Antipsychotic Treatment of Mentally Ill Inmates on a Special Unit" The American Association of Psychiatry and the Law Annual Meeting, The American Association of Psychiatry and the Law, The American Association of Psychiatry and the Law (2015)
  • "Efficacy of Group Treatment on a Specialized Treatment Unit" The American Association of Psychiatry and the Law Annual Meeting, The American Association of Psychiatry and the Law10, The American Association of Psychiatry and the Law (2015)
  • "The Utility of the PAI-LOCI in a Forensic Population" The American Association of Psychiatry and the Law, The American Association of Psychiatry and the Law, The American Association of Psychiatry and the Law (2015)
  • "Changes in Psychological Health and Subjective Well-being Among Incarcerated Individuals with Serious Mental Illness" American Psychology Association, American Psychology Association, American Psychology Association (2015)
  • "What to Expect When Your Patient Goes to Jail”" WNY Chapter of APA, APA, WNY Chapter of APA (2015)

Service Activities:

  • Medical Staff Committee; Medical Staff Committee, Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, New York; Advisory Committee (2013–present)
  • Medical Staff Committee; Medical Staff Committee, Kaleida Health, Buffalo, New York; Advisory Committee (1996–2013)
  • Committee for Resident Education; Committee for Resident Education, Erie County Medical Center; Advisory Committee (1996–present)

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Contact Information

1285 Main St.
Buffalo, NY 14209
Phone: (716) 898-1675
Fax: 716 898-1311
ecoggins@buffalo.edu