John Dorsey, M.D. is the Founder and Executive Director of Project Horseshoe Farm. He received his B.A. in Neurosciences from Pomona College; his M.D. from the Sydney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia; and his M.B.A. with a focus on Health and Medical Services Administration from Widener University. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of California, Davis Medical Center where he was selected by the faculty for its Outstanding Resident Award and was selected by U.C. Davis medical students for the Resident Medical Staff Outstanding Teaching Award.
Prior to moving to Greensboro in 2005, Dr. Dorsey was on the faculty at Loma Linda University Medical Center where he served as Co-Medical Director of an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team that provided psychiatric and supportive services to more than 100 patients with severe mental illness living in the inland empire of southern California. He also served as a staff psychiatrist at the Village Integrated Services Agency, an award winning program that provides mental health services to severely mentally ill and homeless individuals in Los Angeles County.
In addition to his current work with Project Horseshoe Farm, Dr. Dorsey serves as the Medical Director of the Geriatric Behavioral Health Program at Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis, Alabama and serves as a Board Member and staff psychiatrist at the Hale County Hospital. He is an adjunct clinical faculty member at the University of Alabama School of Medicine and the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine and was selected as a “Pillar of West Alabama” by the Community Foundation of West Alabama. He is a member of Class XXI of Leadership Alabama.
Dr. Dorsey attends St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Greensboro where he serves on the Vestry.