Portsmouth, RI 02871

Phone: 401-390-2790

Email:  DanHarrop@gmail.com


Medical Resume Current to April 2020

**Primary Position

Private Practice of Psychiatry, Portsmouth, RI 02871 (1983-Present)


B.A. (Biology),
Brown University, Providence, RI (1976)

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI (1979)

Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland (1997)

**Postgraduate Education

Internship in Internal Medicine,
The Miriam Hospital, Summit Avenue, Providence, RI (1979-80)

Residency in Psychiatry,
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Affiliated Hospitals, c/o Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd., Providence, RI (1980-83)


Certified in Psychiatry,
The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1985)

Certified in Psychiatry with Added Qualifications in Geriatrics, The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1992) (Re-Certified 2001)

National Board of Medical Examiners (1980)

National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists (1994)

Diplomate, Board Certified Forensic Examiner, American Board of Forensic Examiners (1996)


Commonwealth of Massachusetts #47629 (1980)

State of Rhode Island #5747 (1981)

State of Florida #86799 (2003)

State of Arizona #37441 (2007)

State of Illinois #036 092289 (2008)

State of Tennessee  #44536 (2009)

State of Arkansas (2010)

State of Nevada (2012)

State if California (2014)

State of Connecticut (2014)

State of New Jersey (2014)

State of Delaware (2015)

State of New York (2016)

State of Washington (2018)

**Current Membership in Societies

American Medical Association (Life Member) (1983)

Massachusetts Medical Society (1983) (Surveyor, Continuing Education Committee, 2000-2009)

Rhode Island Medical Society (1983) (Continuing Medical Education Committee, 1989-Present; House of Delegates, 1985-88)

Rhode Island Psychiatric Society (1983-2000, 2006-Present) (President, 1989-90; Executive Council, 1985-91; Secretary-Treasurer, 1985-88; Chairman, Committee on Public Society, 1984-86; Assistant Newsletter Editor, 1989-94; Referral Committee, 1991-95)

Rhode Island Group Psychotherapy Society (1985) (President, 1989-91; Executive Committee and Board of Directors, 1988-97)

American Psychiatric Association (General Member, 1983; Fellow, 2012) (Corresponding Member, Committee On Medical Quality, 2003-2009)

American Group Psychotherapy Society (1985) (Assembly of Delegates, 1991-97)

Brown University Medical Association (1979) (Board of Directors, 2010-Present)

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Brown University Chapter (Life Member) (1979)

Diplomate and Fellow, The American College of Forensic Examiners (1996)

Catholic Medical Association (1996) (President, Rhode Island Catholic Medical Society, 2010-Present)

**Governmental Appointments

Medical Advisory Board, Workers' Compensation Court, State of Rhode Island, Garrahy Judicial Complex, Providence, RI (1993-Present) [Appointed by Chief Judge Arrigan; Re-Appointed by Chief Judge Healy]

Member, Medical Advisory Board,  Registry of Motor Vehicle Licensure, Rhode Island Department of Transportation, 345 Harris Avenue, Providence, RI (1984-2012) [Appointed by Governor Garrahy; Re-appointed by Governors Almond and Carcieri]


Richardson, D., and Harrop, D., Impaired drivers: A call to action for Rhode Island physicians.   Med Health RI 2002 Oct; 85(10): 304-305

Laughren, T., Battey, Y., Greenblatt, D, and Harrop, D., A Controlled Trial of Diazepam Withdrawal in Chronically Anxious Outpatients, Acta psychiat. Scand (1982) 65, 171-179.

Brown, W., and Harrop, D., Drugs That Stimulate Libido, Human Sexuality (Jan 82),  59


“SSI - A System of Advocacy That Works,” Region One Community Support Services Leaning Conference,  September 1984

“Alcohol and Drug Informational Program,”   Sigma Chi International Fraternity Leadership Training Program Workshop,  Yearly 1981-89, Various Locations

“Borderline Patients in Group Psychotherapy - Aspects of Leadership,” RI Group Psychotherapy Society, (Seminar, May 1986; Annual Meeting, April 1989)

“Alcohol and Drug Informational Program,” Freshman Class Orientation, Farleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, October 1989

“Psychiatric Issues in Workers Compensation,” International Workers’ Compensation College, April 16, 1995, Newport, RI

“Elders at Risk: Strategies for Successful Interventions,” Massachusetts Association of Older Americans/Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, March 21, 2002, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth

“Public Safety and Workers Compensation: Medical Perspectives,” Beacon Mutual Ins. Co. Municipal Unit Seminar, October 27, 2003, Newport, RI

**Prior Salaried Medical Positions

The Vinfen Corporation, 950 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02141 (Consultant, 1996-98, 1980-84)

Central City Community Mental Health Center and Taunton State Hospital, Taunton, MA (Consultant, 1981-84)

East Bay Community Mental Health Center, Barrington, RI (Medical Director, 1983-87; Psychiatric Consultant, 1982-83)

Psychiatric Specialists Inc. (Private Practice),
Pawtucket, RI (1987-93)

Catholic Social Services, Providence, RI (Consultant, 1990-94)

Medical Synergy, Inc., Providence, RI (Member, Board of Directors, 1992-96) {Physician Peer Review Organization for Medicare for Maine and Rhode Island}

The Dr. John C. Corrigan Mental Health Center, Fall River, MA 02720 (Medical Director, Inpatient Unit, 1999-2002) (Medical Director, Partial Hospital Program, 1996-99) (Chairman, Continuing Medical Education Subcommittee, 1998-2002)

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, PharmaCare Prescription Management, Lincoln, RI 02865 (1999-2003)

Medical Director, United Behavioral Services (A Division of United HealthCare), Warwick, RI (1993-1996)

Consulting Psychiatrist, Human Services Consultants Inc., 277 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02906 (1996-2012)

**Other Prior Medical Experience

Butler Hospital, Providence, RI (Courtesy Staff, 1995-2001; Active Staff, 1983-95; Chief, Short-term Treatment Program, 1991-93; Chief, General Treatment Unit, 1989-91; Assistant Chief, Intensive Treatment Unit, 1988-89; Chairman, Utilization Review Committee, 1985-93)

The Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI (Active Staff, 1985-93 & 1995)

The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI (Consulting Staff, 1983-92)

The Institute of Mental Health, Cranston, RI (Active Staff, 1984-87)

The Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket, RI  (Active Staff Without Admitting Privileges, 1987-94)

Kent County Memorial Hospital, Warwick, RI (Associate Staff, 1988-89)

Fuller Memorial Hospital, So. Attleboro, MA (Active Staff, 1983-84; Courtesy Staff, 1984-94)

New Bedford Area Crisis Center, New Bedford, MA (Consultant, 1983-84)

Arbour SeniorCare, Arbour Health System, 800 Hingham Street, Rockland, MA 02370 (Consultant, 1999-2001)

May Behavioral Health, Norwood, MA (Consultant, 1998-2002)

Laboratory for Clinical and Experimental Psychopathology at the Dr. John C. Corrigan Mental Health Center, Harvard Commonwealth Research Center (Harvard Medical School), Fall River, MA 02720 (Collaborator, 1999-2002)

Spectera Care Programs, Baltimore, MD (Consultant, 1998-2003)

Qualidigm, The Connecticut Peer Review Organization, Middletown, CT (Consultant, 1996-2003)

**Prior Academic Positions

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI (1987-2008; Clinical Instructor, 1984-87)

Instructor in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry/Consolidated, Harvard University Medical School, Cambridge, MA (1997-2002)

Brown University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry (Instructor, BioMed 396, "Clinical Psychiatry of Second Year Medical Students," 1983-94)

Brown University School of Medicine, Affiliated Hospitals Psychiatry Residency Training Program (Supervisor, Third and Fourth Year Medical Students, Inpatient Psychiatry Rotation, 1989-93; Supervisor, Second Year Residents in Psychiatry Inpatient Rotation, 1990; Supervisor, Third Year Residents in Psychiatry Outpatient Treatment Modalities Tract, 1984-94; Residency Selection Committee, 1985-88, 1991-94)

Supervisor, Residents in Psychiatry, Inpatient Program Rotation, Department of Psychiatry/Consolidated, Harvard University Medical School (1997-2002)

Supervisor, Residents in Psychiatry, Brown University Affiliated Hospitals Residency Training  Program, Group Therapy Training Program (1985-2007)


Personal Resume

(Current to April 2020)

Born in West Warwick, RI, on June 15, 1954

Brown University Alumni Association (Board of Governors, 1988-92; Association of Class Leaders, President 1988-92; Brown Medical Alumni Association Board of Directors, 2009- current; Alumni Service Award Citation, 1992; President, Class of 1976, 1981-2001, 2006-2011; National Alumni Schools Program/RI Area Chair, 1992-96)

Sigma Chi Fraternity (Grand Council, 1981- 2017; Grand Trustee, 1987- 2017; Leadership Training Board, 1981-87; Faculty Adviser, Brown University Chapter, 1984-2012; Scholarship Committee Chairman 1991-95; Member, Order of Constantine, Inducted 1996)

St. Thomas Becket Association {Roman Catholic Alumni Association of Brown University & the Rhode Island School of Design} (President, 1980-81 & 1993-97, Treasurer, 1997-2019; Board of Directors, 1978-82, 1992-Present)

Brown Club of Rhode Island (President, 2007-08; Board of Directors, 1992-2012)

Faculty Club of Brown University (President, 1994-95; Board of Managers, 1992-95)

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church Parish, Providence, RI (Trustee, 1991- 2018; Parish Council President, 1987-92),
Diocese of Providence, RI

The Libertarian Party of Rhode Island [State Affiliate of the Libertarian Party of the US] (Chairman, 2000-2005)

Galilee Beach Club, Narragansett, RI (President, 1995-1998; Board of Directors, 1995-2000)

Bishop Hendricken High School, Warwick, RI (Board of Directors, 2004-2012; Alumni Association President, 2004-06))

SeaBreeze Civic Association, Narragansett, RI (Treasurer, 1993-2002)

Knights of Columbus, (Our Lady of Fatima Council #4331, Providence, RI, Grand Knight, 1998 & 2001; Faithful Navigator,  Rebello Assembly #2808, Providence-Johnston, RI, 2003-04; Rhode Island State Council: District Deputy, 2000-1 & 2002-4; New Council Development Chairman, 2004-2014)

Ancient Order of Hibernians: McEnery Division #1, Providence, RI (President, 2003-Present) (Division #1, Kent County, RI, Financial Secretary, 2000-2003); RI State Board (Director, 2001- 2019)

Sons of the American Revolution, Rhode Island Branch (1972) (Presdient, 2019-2020; Surgeon, 2009-2018)

Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, Department of Rhode Island, Col. Zenas R. Bliss Camp 12 (1999)

Rhode Island Historical Society (Life Member)

International Order of Odd Fellows, Canonicus Lodge, East Providence, RI  (2003)

National Society of the Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims (2000) (Governor, District of RI, 2006-Present)

Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States, Rhode Island Commandery (2003)

Ocean State Policy Research Institute (Board of Directors, 2007-2011; Chairman, 2010-2011)

The Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity (Chairman, Board of Directors, 2011-2015; Trustee, 2015-Present)

Foundation for Intellectual Diversity (Board of Advisers, 2006-2010)

Rhode Island Republican Party (Finance Chairman, 2009-2012)

Providence Republican City Committee (Chairman, 2017-2018; Vice Chairman, 2012-14; Treasurer, 2004-6, 2011-2012; Endorsed Candidate for Mayor of Providence, 2006 & 2010 & 2014)

The Serra Club of Providence (RI) (President, 2010-2012; Secretary Treasurer, 2012-Present)

Mother Of Life Center, 400 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI (Board of Directors, 2010-2019)


Listed in Who’s Who in America, 55th Edition (2001) and succeeding editions