John Ingram Walker, MD

John Ingram Walker

John Ingram Walker, MD


Professor of Psychiatry, UTHSC-SA, 1985-1992

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1985

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Associate in Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1978 – 1985

Director of Continuing Education in Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, 1980 – 1985

Coordinator for The Science of Human Behavior (first year medical student’s psychiatry course) Duke University Medical Center, 1984-85

Resident Rounds Psychosomatic Rotation UTHSC-San Antonio, 1985-1987

Preceptor Program in Psychiatry UTHSC-San Antonio, 1989-1992

Family Practice Teaching Program, Brazos Valley Family Practice 2003-2008

Lecturer first year medical students Texas A & M College of Medicine 2007-2008 


Dr. Walker was Medical Director for Behavior Health Services, St. Joseph Regional Health System, Brazos Valley, Texas, and Medical Director of the Behavior Health Unit, Grimes St. Joseph Hospital, and Navasota, Texas. Prior to moving to Blacksburg, Virginia, he was the Medical Director 150-bed freestanding psychiatric facility in San Antonio. 


Dr. Walker speaks nationally on sales and marketing strategies, industrial change, time management and success strategies. He has written fourteen books and over 100 articles on neuropsychiatric topics. He has also has done a popular audiocassette album for Nightingale-Conant. His newsletter, LifeWorks, is distributed widely. He also writes a medical newsletter for physicians and health care workers—Psychopharmacology Update.


Dr. Walker was a National Fellow in Research Training, NIMH and was Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center.

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