Dr. Barton provides expertise in correctional medicine to COCHS. His long history working with medically indigent, high risk/high needs populations includes working with La Clinica Familiar in Allentown, PA, and the Alameda County Jail ("Santa Rita") in Dublin, California. Dr. Barton is board certified in internal medicine and certified in acupuncture by the State of California, and has certification in treating HIV/AIDS through the American Academy of HIV Medicine. He has been licensed to prescribe Buprenorphine through the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Dr. Barton studied clinical internal medicine at the Lehigh Valley Medical Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania after graduating from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1976.