Michael Lynch

Associate professor

Areas of Focus: Neuropsychology, Forensics, Informatics

Phone: 703-526-5831

Email: mdlynch@argosy.edu


  • PhD. Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno, 1997
  • Certification, Mental Health Counseling, St. Bonaventure University, New York, 1981
  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, St. Bonaventure University, New York, 1981
  • B.A., Psychology, St. Bonaventure University, Psychology, St. Bonaventure University, New York, 1979


Dr Michael Lynch, PhD, ABPP, is the Program Dean of the Clinical Psychology Program at the American School of Professional Psychology @ Argosy University, Northern Virginia  Dr. Lynch received his doctorate in clinical psychology with a proficiency in neuropsychology at the California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno, California.  Dr. Lynch also holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from St. Bonaventure University along with a Certification as a Mental Health Counselor.  Dr. Lynch joined the US Army Medical Department in 1979, commissioned as a Lieutenant through ROTC.  Dr. Lynch spent 24 years on active duty holding a variety of positions to include Chair, Department of Behavioral Health, Dewitt Army Hospital at the time of his retirement as a Lieutenant Colonel.  Dr. Lynch then served as the Chief, Department of Tele-Health, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the Director of Tele-Health, Northern Regional Medical Command.   In addition to his duties within the Department of the Army, he served as Adjunct Faculty to ASPP since 1998 teaching a variety of courses to include: Physiological Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Child and Adolescent Neuropsychological Assessment and Forensic Neuropsychological Assessment.  Dr. Lynch also served as a practicum supervisor for fifteen years.

His duties at Walter Reed Army Medical Center also include being the Subject Matter Expert for a number of initiatives and innovative programs in Tele-health, Informatics, and  in the integration of behavioral health into primary care using emerging technologies.  He was also involved in numerous research projects ands was named the recipient of the 2011 General Maxwell Thurman Award for Excellence in Telemedicine and Medical Technology.   Dr. Lynch has also been involved in numerous forensic cases for the Department of the Army, District of Columbia, and other local agencies.


  • Neuropsychology, Forensics, Informatics
  • Tele-Health


  • American Psychological Association
  • American Telemedicine Association

Selected Presentations

  • Lynch, M.D. (September, 2009) Tele-Health Expansion: Building from the bottom up: A model for sustained growth. Round Table Discussion at the America Telemedicine Association mid-year conference, Palm Springs, CA
  • Lynch, M.D., Bradley, J.C., and Schneider, B., J. (April, 2009) Rage Against the Machine? Human Factors in the Development of Tele-Behavioral Health in the Army: Building across the Enterprise presented at the American Telemedicine Association annual meeting
  • Numerous presentations on Telemedicine at military conferences 2006-2012
  • Numerous panel discussions at American Telemedicine Association, Mental Health SIG meetings in conjunction with annual and mid-year meetings

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