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Gail Lois Daumit, M.D.

Associate Director, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research
Associate Professor of Medicine


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  • Associate Director, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research
  • Co-Chair, Institutional Review Board X
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Joint Appointment in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Johns Hopkins Medicine University Health Services

Appointment Phone: 410-955-3250

933 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205 map
Phone: 410-955-3250

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-9434

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Contact for Research Inquiries

Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research

2024 E. Monument Street, Rm. 2-619
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-6460
Fax: 410-955-0476


Clinical Trials, Epidemiology, Health services research, Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Health disparities; Access to and quality of primary medical care for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness; Medical comorbidity

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    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Emory University School of Medicine / MD (1993)


    • Massachusetts General Hospital / Internal Medicine (1996)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (1997)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (1998)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1999)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1996)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trials:

    Intervention Trial to Decrease Cardiovascular Risk in Persons With Serious Mental Illness (IDEAL) Identifier:NCT02127671

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

      1. Daumit GL, Crum RM, Guallar E, Powe NR, Primm AB, Steinwachs DM, Ford DE. Outpatient Prescriptions for Atypical Antipsychotics for African Americans, Hispanics and Whites in the United States, Archives of General Psychiatry, 2003; 60: 121-128. PMID: 14514496
      2. Daumit GL, Clark JM, Graham CM, Lehman A, Ford DE. Prevalence and Correlates of Obesity in a Community Sample of Individuals with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 2003; 191 (12). 799-805. PMID: 14671456
      3. Daumit GL, Pronovost PJ, Anthony CB, Guallar E, Steinwachs DM, Ford DE. Adverse Events

      During Medical and Surgical Hospitalizations for Persons with Schizophrenia. Archives of

      General Psychiatry. 2006 Mar;63(3):267-272. PMID: 16520431

      1. Boulware LE, Marinopoulos S, Phillips KA, Hwang CW, Maynor K, Merenstein D, Wilson RF, Barnes GJ, Bass EB, Powe NR, Daumit GL. Systematic review: the value of the periodic health evaluation. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2007;146(4):289-300.
      1. Daumit GL, Anthony CB, Fahey M, Skinner EA, Lehman AF, Hwang W, Steinwachs DM. Pattern of Mortality in a Sample of Maryland Residents with Severe Mental Illness. Psychiatry Research, 2010 Apr 30;176(2-3):242-245. Epub 2010 Mar 5. PMCID: PMC2966471
      2. Blecker S, Zhang Y, Ford DE, Guallar E, dosReis S, Steinwachs DM, Dixon LB, Daumit GL. Quality of Care for Heart Failure Among Disabled Medicaid Recipients with and without Severe Mental Illness. General Hospital Psychiatry, 2010, 32(3):255-61. Epub 2010 Mar 16. PMCID pending.
      3. Cullen BA, McGinty EE, Zhang Y, dosReis SC, Steinwachs DM, Guallar E, Daumit GL. Guideline Concordant Antipsychotic Use and Mortality in Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2012 Oct 30. PMID: 23112292.
      4. Dickerson FB, Yu A, Dalcin A, Jerome GJ, Gennusa JV, Charleston J, Campbell L, Oefinger M, Appel LJ, Daumit GL. Cigarette smoking and health characteristics in individuals with serious mental illness. Journal of Dual Diagnosis. 2013 [epub]9:39-43. PMID: 24072987
      1. Daumit GL, Dalcin AT, Jerome GJ, Young DR, Charleston J, Crum RM, Anthony C, Hayes, JH, McCarron PB, Khaykin E, Appel LJ. A behavioral weight loss intervention for persons with serious mental illness in psychiatric rehabilitation centers. International Journal of Obesity. 2010 Nov 2.35(8):1114-23. PMCID: 21042323.
      2. Casagrande SS, Anderson CA, Jerome GJ, Dalcin A, Dickerson FB, Appel LJ, Gennusa III JV, Campbell LM, Fred-Omojole O, Daumit GL. Dietary intake of adults with serious mental illnesses. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. 2011.35: 137-40. PMID: 22020844
      3. McGinty EE, Zhang Y, Guallar E, Ford DE, Steinwachs D, Dixon L, Keating N, Daumit GL. Cancer incidence in a sample of Maryland residents with serious mental illness. Psychiatric Services, 2012 July:63(7):714-7. PMID: 22752037
      4. McGinty E, Blasco-Comenares E, Zhang Y, dosReis S, Ford D, Steinwachs D, Guallar E, Daumit G. Post-myocardial infarction quality of care among disabled Medicaid beneficiaries with and without serious mental illness. General Hospital Psychiatry. 34(5): 493-9. (2012). PMID: 22763001
      1. Cahoon EK, McGinty, EE, Ford DE, Daumit, GL. Schizophrenia and potentially preventable hospitalization in the United States: A retrospective cross-sectional study. BMC Psychiatry, 2013 January 25; 13 (1):37. PMID: 23351438
      2. Daumit GL, Dickerson FB, Wang NY, Dalcin A, Jerome GJ, Anderson CA, Young DR, Frick KD, Yu A, Gennusa JV III, Oefinger M, Crum RM, Charleston J, Casagrande SS, Guallar E, Goldberg RW, Campbell LM, Appel LJ. A behavioral weight loss intervention in persons with serious mental illness. New England Journal of Medicine, 2013 Apr 25;368(17):1594-602. PMID: 23517118
      3. Keenan TE, Yu A, Cooper LA, Appel LJ, Guallar E, Gennusa JV 3rd, Dickerson FB, Crum RM, Anderson CA, Campbell LM, Young DR, Daumit GL. Racial patterns of cardiovascular disease risk factors in serious mental illness and the overall US population. Schizophrenia Research. 2013. 150:211-16. PMID: 23916188
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