physician, retired Army brigadier general, innovator/entrepeneur
Stephen N. Xenakis, M.D.
Dr. Xenakis is an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist with many years of clinical, academic, and management experience. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1998 at the rank of brigadier general and entered an active career in start-up medical technologies and clinical practice. He has advised the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other senior Department of Defense officials on psychological health and the effects of blast concussion. During his career in the Army, he pioneered the introduction of telemedicine applications including the development of a device for electronic house call services. He has developed and promoted innovative and practical technology for the diagnosis and treatment of neuropsychiatric conditions. His most recent endeavor leverages the application of machine learning and predictive analytics to identifying individuals at risk for suicide, violence, and dangerous conduct. He has evaluated many accused terrorists, including detainees at Guantánamo. Dr. Xenakis has numerous medical publications. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Uniformed Services of Health Sciences of the military medical department and former Erik Erikson Scholar at the Austen Riggs Center. Dr. Xenakis is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Maryland School of Medicine.