Dr. Ketchum is a Board Certified Psychiatrist & Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA, who received his education at Dartmouth and Columbia colleges, Cornell Medical School, Letterman Army Hospital, Walter Reed Army Hospital and Stanford University. In addition to his research at Edgewood Arsenal, he has broad experience in the area of alcohol and drug abuse and has published numerous scientific articles and book chapters. His teaching activities include invited lectures, seminars and the direct supervision of medical students. As a clinician, he spent 30 years in hospital and office settings, as well as a variety of community clinics and residential treatment centers.
George Knapp was joined by attorney Gordon P. Erspamer and psychiatrist Dr. James Ketchum, who engaged in a spirited debate over military experiments conducted on troops during the 1950s and 60s. Appearing during the first hour, Trevor Paglen discussed his research into the Pentagon's secret sites.