Luke Engeriser, MD

Deputy Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Engeriser attended medical school at Northwestern University in Chicago, Ill., where he was the recipient of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant in molecular biology and environmental pathology. Before entering 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. His psychiatry residency training was at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hi.  During his final year of residency, Engeriser received the Al Glass Award, the military’s highest resident research award, for his paper exploring the psychological effects of warfare. He served an additional three years in the US Army at Fort Benning, Ga., where he held the position of chief, department of behavioral health. After separating from the Army, Engeriser was the medical director of Mid-Coast Mental Health Center/PenBay Psychiatry in Rockland, Maine. He has served the past three years on the executive council of the Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association. He is board certified in adult psychiatry. His academic interests include the treatment of combat veterans and spiritual/religious issues in psychiatry. Engeriser is an assistant professor and the residency training director for the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. He is board-certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.