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J. LUKE ENGERISER, MD

Dr. Engeriser is the Psychiatry Residency Program Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship Director and Associate Professor - University of South Alabama College of Medicine.  He is the Deputy Chief Medical Officer - AltaPointe Health.  Dr. Engeriser attended medical school at Northwestern University and completed psychiatry residency training at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu. During his final year of residency, Dr. Engeriser received the Al Glass Award, the military's highest psychiatry resident research award, for his paper exploring the psychological effects of warfare. Dr. Engeriser served an additional three years in the Army at Fort Benning, Georgia, where he held the position of Chief, Department of Behavioral Health. After separating from the Army, Dr. Engeriser was Medical Director of Mid-Coast Mental Health Center/PenBay Psychiatry in Rockland, Maine. Prior to attending medical school, he completed a Master of Arts in Divinity at the University of Chicago and worked as a teacher of English at the Teacher Training College in Torun, Poland. Dr. Engeriser has served the past twelve years on the Executive Council of the Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association, and he is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is board certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine.