GIUSEPPE "JIMMY" TROCCOLI, MD
Forensic Psychiatrist
Bari, Italy

Dr. Giuseppe Troccoli completed his medical school training at the School of Medicine of the University of Bari, Italy, earning his M.D. in 1993 after completing his internship at the Department of Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Troccoli’s professional expertise and topics of publication include forensic psychopathology, criminology in relation to sexual homicide, infanticide, juveniles who murder, rape trauma syndrome, malpractice and litigation in psychiatry, substance abuse and addiction.

In 1996 he completed his Residency in Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry, in which he received honors. He began teaching classes and seminars in the same Residency Program, and, additionally, mentored students who were in the process of completing their graduation theses. His activity of scientific research and didactic collaboration with the Department of Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry at the University also included teaching at the School of Medicine from 1996 to present and at the School of Jurisprudence from 1999 to 2002.

In 2000 Dr. Troccoli completed, with honors, a four years Residency in Legal Medicine with a focus on Forensic Psychiatric studies, also teaching in the medico-legal field. In 2000 and 2001 he was Teacher of Substances addiction and abuse at the Department of Justice and Correction of Bari, Italy. In 2002 and 2003 he was Professor of Forensic Psychopathology at the School of Medicine, University of Foggia, Italy and in 2006 completed a four-year residency in Psychiatry with honors. Since 1996, Dr. Troccoli works as an Expert Forensic Psychiatrist in Regional Courts and is currently teaching classes on Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry at the Masters of Criminology Program at the University of Bari, Italy.

Dr. Troccoli is author of various published works and has presented at various Italian and International Scientific Meetings, including the Annual Scientific meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He is a member of the Italian Society of Criminology, the Italian Psychiatric Association and an international member of the Section of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.