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Gail Lois Daumit, MD

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
  • Associate Professor of Medicine

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  • Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research


Clinical Trials, Epidemiology, Health services research, Internal Medicine

Research Interests

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


  • English
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  • Education +


    • Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta GA) (1993)


    • Massachusetts General Hospital / Internal Medicine (Boston MA) (1996)


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


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

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Dickerson FB, Yu A, Dalcin A, Jerome GJ, Gennusa JV 3rd, Charleston J, Crum RM, Campbell L, Oefinger M, Appel LJ, Daumit GL. Cigarette Smoking and Health Characteristics in Individuals With Serious Mental Illness Enrolled in a Behavioral Weight Loss Trial. J Dual Diagn. 2013 Jan 1;9(1):39-46. PMID: 24072987 
    2. 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 U.S. population. Schizophr Res. 2013 Oct;150(1):211-6. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2013.07.022. Epub 2013 Jul 31. PMID: 23916188 
    3. Daumit GL, Dickerson FB, Appel LJ. Weight loss in persons with serious mental illness. N Engl J Med. 2013 Aug 1;369(5):486-7. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1306994. No abstract available. PMID: 23902501
    4. Daumit GL, Dickerson FB, Wang NY, Dalcin A, Jerome GJ, Anderson CA, Young DR, Frick KD, Yu A, Gennusa JV 3rd, 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. N Engl J Med. 2013 Apr 25;368(17):1594-602. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1214530. Epub 2013 Mar 21. PMID: 23517118 
    5. Rubin RR, Peyrot M, Wang NY, Coughlin JW, Jerome GJ, Fitzpatrick SL, Bennett WL, Dalcin A, Daumit G, Durkin N, Chang YT, Yeh HC, Louis TA, Appel LJ. Patient-reported outcomes in the practice-based opportunities for weight reduction (POWER) trial. Qual Life Res. 2013 Nov;22(9):2389-98. doi: 10.1007/s11136-013-0363-3. Epub 2013 Mar 21. PMID: 23515902 
    6. Jerome GJ, Dalcin AT, Young DR, Stewart KJ, Crum RM, Latkin C, Cullen BA, Charleston J, Leatherman E, Appel LJ, Daumit GL. Rationale, design and baseline data for the Activating Consumers to Exercise through Peer Support (ACE trial): A randomized controlled trial to increase fitness among adults with mental illness. Ment Health Phys Act. 2012 Dec 1;5(2):166-174. Epub 2012 May 31. PMID: 23471190 
    7. Cahoon EK, McGinty EE, Ford DE, Daumit GL. Schizophrenia and potentially preventable hospitalizations in the United States: a retrospective cross-sectional study. BMC Psychiatry. 2013 Jan 25;13:37. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-13-37. PMID: 23351438 
    8. Cullen BA, McGinty EE, Zhang Y, Dosreis SC, Steinwachs DM, Guallar E, Daumit GL. Guideline-concordant antipsychotic use and mortality in schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. 2013 Sep;39(5):1159-68. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbs097. Epub 2012 Oct 30. PMID: 23112292 
    9. McGinty EE, Blasco-Colmenares E, Zhang Y, Dosreis SC, Ford DE, Steinwachs DM, Guallar E, Daumit GL. Post-myocardial-infarction quality of care among disabled Medicaid beneficiaries with and without serious mental illness. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2012 Sep-Oct;34(5):493-9. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2012.05.004. Epub 2012 Jul 2. PMID: 22763001 
    10. McGinty EE, Zhang Y, Guallar E, Ford DE, Steinwachs D, Dixon LB, Keating NL, Daumit GL. Cancer incidence in a sample of Maryland residents with serious mental illness. Psychiatr Serv. 2012 Jul;63(7):714-7. doi: 10.1176/ PMID: 22752037
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