Dr. Harding received his undergraduate and medical degree at Loma Linda University. He completed his psychiatric training at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center/Harvard Medical School where he served as chief resident in the Psychiatry and Law Program. During those years he was appointed a Clinical Fellowship in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and did a year of special studies at Harvard Law School. Additionally, he completed the program for Executive Leadership in Mental Health Administration at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
After serving as Director of Residency Training at Harding Hospital, he was appointed Chief Medical Director for the Ohio Department of Mental Health.
In 1990 he was asked by Dr. Frank Jobe and Peter O'Malley of the Los Angeles Dodgers to become the organization's first Psychiatric Team Physician, a position he held for 18 years.
While maintaining a private practice in Winter Park, Florida, Dr. Harding also serves as Clerkship Director in Psychiatry and Medical Informatics, Orlando Campus, and Clinical Associate Professor for the Florida State University College of Medicine.
Dr. Harding is a board member of The Center for the Study of Retired Athletes at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and has clinical expertise in treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury/Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. To learn more, please visit: