Mark Germine, MD

Curriculum Vitae



Born:               December 18, 1954


Education:     1975, Rutgers University, Geology, B.A., with Honors

                        1981, Rutgers University, Geology, M.S.

                        1988, New Jersey Medical School, M.D.


                         1979-1984        Geologist, New Jersey Geological Survey, Trenton, NJ. (Mapping with USGS – active until   


                          1979- present        Consulting Geologist (private)

Sept, 1988- Sept-1990      Research Professor, Geology, Rutgers University, Newark NJ.

                          1988-1990     Resident Physician, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, New Jersey Medical School, 

                                               Newark, NJ.

                          1990-1992     Resident in Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.           

1991-1992    Chief Resident, Anxiety Disorders Clinic, Clinical  Neuroscience Research Unit, 

                     Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.                       

1992-1995      Psychiatrist, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Riverside, CA.

1995-2001      Psychiatrist, Patton State Hospital, Patton, CA.  

                      Psychiatrist, Riverside County Mental Health, Banning, CA. 

2002-2010     Psychiatrist, Siskiyou County Behavioral Health Services, Yreka, CA. 

2010 -            Private Practice, Lehighton, PA.


Licensure and Certification:

                        1992-                    California Medical License # 673538


                        1994           American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Board   

                                           Certified, Psychiatry. Certificate # 39215


Professional Honors:


1991-2        National Institutes of Mental Health, National Research

Service Award.


1995              F.J. McGuigan Lecturer, Annual Meeting of the American

Psychological Association.


(excluding internet publications)


Journal Articles

            1) Germine, M. 1979.  Collections and Displays: Morris Museum of Arts and

            Sciences, Morristown, New Jersey.  Rocks and Minerals. v. 54, p. 240-243.


            2) Puffer, J.H., Germine, M., Hurtubise, D.O., Mrotek, K.A., and Bello. D. M.

            1981.  Asbestos distribution in the Central Serpentine District of Maryland and

            Pennsylvania.  Environmental Research, v. 92, p. 233-246.


            3) Germine, M., and Puffer, J.H.  1981. Distribution of asbestos in the bedrock of

            the northern New Jersey Area. Environmental Geology, v. 3, p. 377-351.


            4) Puffer, J.H. and Germine, M. 1982.  Bedrock-derived asbestos in

ground-water from Mendham, New Jersey.  Pollution and Water Resources, v. 15, p. 67-94.


5) Maresca, G.P., Puffer, J.H., and Germine, M.  1984.  Asbestos in the lake and reservoir 

waters of Staten Island, New York.  Environmental Geology and Water Science. V. 6, p. 201-210.


6) Germine, M., 1985.  Fibrous rutile from Franklin, New Jersey.  Mineralogical

Record, v. 16, p. 483-484.


7) Puffer, J.H., Germine, M., and Maresca, G.P.  1987.  Rutile fibers in surface waters of 

northern New Jersey.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.  v. 16, p. 103-109.


8) Germine, M.  1987.  Sepiolite asbestos from Franklin, New Jersey: A case study in medical 

geology.  Environmental Research.  v. 42, p. 386-389.


9) Germine, M. and Parsons, J.R.  1988.  Deconvoluted X-rag diffraction analysis of bone and 

mixtures of bone and particulate hydroxyapatite.  Journal of Biomedical Materials Reseach, 22, 

(A1 suppl) p. 55-67.


10) Germine, M. and Puffer, J.H. 1989.  Origin and development of flexibility in

asbestiform fibers.  Mineralogical Magazine. v. 53, p. 327-335.


11) Germine, M.  1991.  Consciousness and synchronicity.  Medical Hypotheses. v. 36, p.277-283.


12) Germine, M., Goddard, A.W., Woods, S.W., Charney, D.S., and Heninger, G,R. 1992.  Anger and 

anxiety responses to m-chlorophenylpiperazine in generalized anxiety disorder. Biological Psychiatry. 

v. 32, p. 457-461.


13) Woods, S.W., Seibyl, J.P., Goddard, A.W., Dey, H.M., Zoghbi, S.S., Germine, M., Baldwin, R.M., Smith, E.O., 

Charney, D.S., Heninger, G.R., et al.  1992.  Dynamic SPECT imaging after injection of the benzodiazepine receptor

 ligand [123I]iomazenil in healthy human subjects. Psychiatry Research. v. 45, p. 67-77.


14) Seibyl, J.P., Woods, S.W., Zoghbi, S.S., Baldwin, R.M., Dey, H.M., Goddard, A.W., Zea-Ponce, Y., Zubal, G., 

Germine, M., Smith, E.O., et al.  1992  Dynamic SPECT imaging of dopamine D2 receptors in human subjects with 

iodine-123-IBZM. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. v. 33, p. 1964-1971.


15) Germine, M. 1993.  Information and psychopathology.  The Journal of Nervous and Mental 

Disease. v. 181, p. 382-387.


16) Germine, M., Goddard, A.W., Sholomskas, D.E., Woods, S.W., Charney, D.S., Heninger, G.R.  1994.  

Response to meta-chlorophenylpiperazine in panic disorder patients and healthy subjects: influence of 

reduction in intravenous dosage. Psychiatry Research. 1994. v. 54, p. 115-33.


17) Germine, M.  1994.  Psychoscience and the Milleneum of the Mind.  Psychoscience, v. 1, 1-5.


18) Germine, M.  1994.  The mind in Hilbert Space.  Psychoscience, v. 1, p. 43-46.


20) Germine, M.  1994.  Bohmian psychotherapy: A case study.  Psychoscience, v.1, p. 131-134.


21) Goddard, A.W., Charney, D. S., Germine, M., Woods, S.W., Heninger, G.R., Krystal, J.H., Goodman, 

W.K., Price, L.H.  1995.  Effects of tryptophan depletion on responses to yohimbine in healthy human 

subjects. Biological Psychiatry. v. 38, p. 74-85.


22) Goddard A.W., Narayan M., Woods S.W., Germine M., Kramer G.L., Davis L.L., and Petty, F.  1996  

Plasma levels of gamma-aminobutyric acid and panic disorder. Psychiatry Research. 

1996 v. 63(2-3), p. 223-225.


23) Germine, M.  1997.  The physiology of collective consciousness.  World Futures: The Journal 

of General Evolution. v. 48, p. 57-104.


24) Germine, M.  2001.  The role of beliefs and values in the evolution of planetary consciousness.  

World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution. v. 57, p. 263-277.


25) Germine, M.  2003.  Process psychotherapy in a case of multiple personality disorder.  

Acta Neuropsychologica.  v. 1, p. 428-435.


26) Germine, M.  2004.  Virtual brain states and non-locality of the ERP.  Medical Hypotheses.  v. 62, 

p. 629-634.


27) Germine, M.  2007.  Process psychology, neurology, and the science and philosophy of mind.  Acta Neuropsychologica. v. 5, p. 8-20.


28) Germine, M.  2008.  The holographic principle of mind and the evolution of consciousness.  

World Futures:  The Journal of General Evolution.  v. 64, 151-178.



Published Abstracts

            1) Germine, M.  1980.  Determination of chrysotile content in serpentinites using X-ray diffraction.  

              Bulletin of the New  Jersey Academy of Science, v. 25, p. 63-64.


            2) Germine, M., Puffer, J.H., and Maresca, G.P. 1981.  Water supply contamination from bedrock 

             asbestos in the northern New Jersey .  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Program, v.13, p. 458.


3) Maresca, G.P., Puffer, J.H., and Germine, M. 1983.  Chrysotile asbestos content of the Silver Lake Reservoir, Staten Island, New York.  Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, v. 15, p. 138.


            4) Germine, M. and Puffer, J.H.  1981.  Chrysotile content in serpentinites, Staten Island and Hoboken.  

             Empire State Geogram. v. 17, p. 11.


5) Germine, M. 1984.  Experimental respirability of tremolite fibers.  Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, v. 150, p. 168.


6) Germine, M. 1986.  Dimensional model of the mind.  Proceedings of the National Association for 

the Advancement of Science, v. 152, p. 132-133.


7) Germine, M., Parsons, J.R., Slaughter, M., Ricci, J.L., and Alexander, H. 1987.  Biological mineralization 

of a particular hydroxyapatite grouting agent: A computer deconvulated X-ray diffraction study.  

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials.  v. 13, p.211.


            8) Germine, M. and Puffer, J.H. 1989.  Mineralogical definition of asbestos. Geological Society of America, 

             Northeastern Section, v. 21, p. 17-18.


            9) Germine, M. 1990.  Statistical-mechanical theory of the mind.  American  Association for the Advancement 

            of Science Annual Meeting. 


            10) Germine, M. and Puffer, J.H.  1990.  Geochemistry of the New York Group Serpentinites.  Empire State 

             Geogram. v. 26, p. 16.


11) Germine, M. and Puffer, J.H.  1990.  Asbestos content of the Staten Island Serpentinite. Empire State 

Geogram.  v. 26, p. 6.


13) Goddard, A.W., Charney, D.S., Germine, M., Heninger, G.R., and Woods, S.W.  1991.  Anxiety 

responses to IV MCPP in healthy subjects and patients with panic disorder.  Society for Neuroscience 

Annual Meeting.


14) Goddard, A.W., Germine, M., Woods, S.W., Delgado, P.L., Heninger, G.R. and Charney, D.S.  1991.  

Effects of tryptophan depleteion on anxiety responses to yohimbine in humans.  American College of 

Neuropsycopharmacology Annual Meeting.


15) Germine, M., Goddard., A.W., Sholomskas, D.E., Heninger, G.R., Charney, D.S. and Woods, W.W.  1992.  Specificity of anger response to MCPP in generalized anxiety disorder.  American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting.


15) Germine, M., Goddard, A.W., Goddard, A.W., Sholomskas, D.E., Heninger, G.R., Charney, D.S., and 

Woods., S.W.  1992.  Treatment implications of baseline anger and anger response to MCPP in generalized 

anxiety disorder (GAD).  Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.


16) Germine, M., Goddard, A.W., Heninger, G.R., Charney, D.S., and Woods, S. W.  1992.  Serotonin 

function in generalized anxiety disorder.  American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting.


17) Puffer, J.H. and Germine, M.  1993.  Distribution of asbestos in the serpentinites of Staten Island, 

New York, and Castle Point, New Jersey.  Geological Society of America, Northern Section, 

v. 25, p. A-350.


18) Germine, M., Goddard., A.W., Heninger., G.R., Charney, D.S., and Woods, S.W.  1994.  Prolactin 

reponse to low-dose IV MCPP in panic disorder.  Proceedings of the Anxiety Disorders Association 

of America.


19) Germine, M., and Puffer, J.H.  2001.  Winchite and crocidolite asbestos in a historical sample of the 

Libby, Montana vermiculite product.  United States Environmental Asbestos Protection Agency, 

Health Effects Conference, May 25, Oakland, California.


20) Germine., M. Trent, T., Abraham, J.L. and Puffer, J.H.  2001.  Exposure to tremolite fibers of natural 

origin in El Dorado County, California. United States Environmental Asbestos Protection Agency, 

Health Effects Conference, May 25, Oakland, California.


21) Germine, M.  2003.  Further validation of the “one mind model” of quantum reality.  Quantum Mind 2003, 

Center for Consciousness Studies, University of Arizona.  p. 31.



Published Letters

1) Puffer, J.H., Germine, M., and Maresca, G.P.  1982.  Asbestos foes. Geotimes, v. 27, No. 7, p. 12.


2) Germine, M.  1986.  Asbestos contamination in homes.  American Family Physician. v. 33, p. 50.


3) Germine, M.  1986.  Asbestos in play sand.  New England Journal of Medicine. v. 315, p. 891; v. 316, p. 882.


4) Germine, M.  1988.  Endemic pleural calcifications and mesothelioma.  Journal of American Medical Association. v. 259, p. 520; v. 260, p. 340.


5) Germine, M.  1990.  Comments on the antidepressant response to sleep deprivation.  American Journal 

of Psychiatry. v. 147, p. 1102.


6) Germine, M.  1992.  The mood elevating effects of sleep deprivation in depression.  Journal of the American 

Medical Association. v. 267, p. 2605.


7) Germine, M.  2006.  It’s about time.  Shift. no.11, p. 4.



Book Chapters



1) Puffer, J.H. and Germine, M.  1994.  The Staten Island meta-peridotite.  In: Benimoff, A.I. (editor) 

Geology of Staten Island, New York. Geological Association of New Jersey, Trenton, New Jersey, p. 1-24.


2) Germine, M. 1998.  The concept of energy in Freud’s Project for a Scientific

Psychology.  In: Bilder, R.M. and Leftever, F.F. (editors)  Neuroscience of the Mind on the Centennial 

of Freud’s Project for a Scientific Psychology. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, v. 843, p. 80-90.


3) Puffer, J.H., Smith., D.N., and Germine, M., 2006.  Asbestiform minerals in the bedrock of the New Jersey 

highlands: Geology and environmental health implications. In: Machoay, S., and Montgomery, W. (editors) 

Environmental Geology of the Highlands. Geological Association of New Jersey, Trenton, New Jersey, p. 61-79.


4) Germine, M.  2004.  Prolog to Jason Brown’s “Implications of microgenesis. In: Combs, A., Germine, M., and 

Goerzel, B. (Eds.) Mind in Time: The Dynamics of Thought, Reality, and Consciousness. Hampton Press, Cresskill, New Jersey, p. 85-95.


5) Germine, M.  2004.  Why time moves forward. In: Combs, A., Germine, M., and Goerzel, B. (Eds.) 

Mind in Time: The Dynamics of Thought, Reality, and Consciousness. Hampton Press, Cresskill, 

New Jersey, p. 227-232.


6) Germine, M. (in press).  The microgenesis of antisociality: A process-relational perspective.  

Process Theory Series.  Ontos Verlag/Transaction Books, Piscataway, New Jersey.



Book Reviews

            Germine, M. 1997.  Time, Will, and Mental Process.  The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 

            v. 185, No. 8, p. 524-525.


            Germine, M.  2006.  Process and the Authentic Life: Toward a Psychology of Value.  The Journal of 

            Nervous and Mental Disease, v. 194, No. 9, 722-723. 

Published Reports


Germine, M. 1982.  Mineralogy and amphibole fiber content in samples from the Limestone Products 

quarries in Franklin and Sparta: New Jersey Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-1, 51 p.


Puffer, J.H., Maresca, G., and Germine, M. 1983.  Asbestos in Water Supplies of the Northern 

New Jersey Area.  Division of Water Resources, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 88p.


Germine M., 1986, Asbestiform and non-asbestiform amphiboles, cadmium, and zinc in quarry 

samples of marble from Franklin and Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey: New Jersey Geological 

Survey Geologic Report 15, 19 p.





Combs, A., Germine, M., and Goerzel, B. (Eds.),  2004.  Mind in Time: The Dynamics of Thought, 

Reality, and Consciousness. Hampton Press, Cresskill, New Jersey, 365p.



Geological Map

            Drake, A.A., Volkert, R.A., Lyttle, P.T., and Germine, M.  1993.  Bedrock Geology of the Tranquility 

            Quadrangle, Warren, Sussex, and Morris Counties, New Jersey.  United States Geological Survey 

            Map GQ-1717.