James Allen Greene, MD, DLFAPA, FACP

Practice: UT Psychiatry

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Professor Greene is board certified by the American Board of Neuropsychiatry and by the American Board of Family Practice.

Specialty:  Psychiatry


920 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
Office:  901-448-2400
Fax: 901-302-2420


  • American Board of Neuropsychiatry
  • American Board of Family Practice


  • Medical Degree: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis
  • Faculty Development Program in Geriatric Psychiatry, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa Veterans Hospital, Tampa Florida


  • North Carolina Department of Mental Health, Dorothea Dix Hospital, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Internship: University of Tennessee Memorial Research Center and Hospital, Knoxville, Tennessee

Academic Title:

  • Professor of Psychiatry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Chair, University Clinical Health Division of Psychiatry, Memphis

Special Interests:

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy

Professional Membership:

  • American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • American College of Psychiatrists, Life Fellow
  • American Medical Association
  • American Psychiatric Association, Distinguished Life Fellow
  • American Geriatrics Society, Fellow
  • Southern Psychiatric Association, Fellow
  • Tennessee Psychiatric Association

Additional Information:

  • Recognized in Best Doctors in America®
  • Named President of the Tennessee Psychiatric Association in 2008 to fill an unexpired term.  He previously served as TPA President in 1993-1994.
  • Faculty Development Award in Geriatric Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health
  • Meritorious Service Award, Tennessee Hospital Association
  • AGS/Marion Clinician of the Year Award, American Geriatrics Society
  • Reviewer Journal of the Southern Medical Association, Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal o the Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology and the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
  • Consultant, U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
  • Delegate to the 1995 White House Conference on Aging
  • Conducted over 200 presentations, research projects and grants
  • Author of three books and over forty articles on geriatrics
  • Former President of both the Tennessee Psychiatric Association and the Tennessee Geriatrics Society.
  • Taught several academic, research, and medical courses