Dr. Ryan C. W. Hall graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors with a double major in biology and psychology from Johns Hopkins University. He completed his medical training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and did an internal medicine internship at Johns Hopkins University. He completed his psychiatric residency in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins and a forensic psychiatry fellowship at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine.
Dr. Hall is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, as well as a member of the Florida Psychiatric Society, the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, the American Medical Association, The American College of Psychiatrists, and the Physicians Society of Central Florida. He is a Diplomate for the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. He currently serves on the Psychopharmacology, Research, and Rappeport Fellowship Committees of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, as well as serving on the CME, Forensic Psychiatry, and Ethics Committees for Florida Psychiatric Society. Dr. Hall currently serves as President for the Florida Psychiatric Society.
In 2005, he received the Dorfman Award from the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine for the best review article of the year. In 2006, he was named a Rappeport Fellow from the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. In 2009, he was selected by peers to be included in Best Doctors in America. In 2019, Dr. Hall was selected as Florida Medical Association’s Alternate Delegate to the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates.
In 2010, Dr. Hall’s article (cowritten with Terri R. Day), Déjà vu: From Comic Books to Video Games: Legislative Reliance on "Soft Science" to Protect Against Uncertain Societal Harm Linked to Violence v. the First Amendment, was selected as one of the best law review articles published in the field of entertainment, publishing, and the arts by Thomson Reuters (West). He has written more than 80 peer-reviewed publications in various medical journals.
Dr. Hall serves as an Affiliate Assistant Professor for the University of South Florida's Department of Psychiatry in Tampa, Florida, as well as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry for the Department of Medical Education at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Hall also serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member at the Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law in Orlando, Florida.