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David Andrew Tompkins, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Centers & Institutes



Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-0104

4940 Eastern Avenue
301 Mason F. Lord Drive E 317
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-1365


Addiction Psychiatry Services, Adult Psychiatry , Pain Management

Research Interests

Treatment of pain in persons with a history of addiction; Medications development for the treatment of addiction


Applying quantitative sensory testing to better understand the treatment of pain in persons addicted to opioids. Conducting clinical trials for the development of novel medications in the treatment of substance use disorders. Abuse liability testing. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • New York Medical College / MD (2004)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Psychiatry (2008)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Behavioral Pharmacology (2010)


    • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Psychiatry (2009)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trial Keywords: Quantitative Sensory Testing, Cocaine Vaccine

    Selected Publications

    1. Tompkins DA, Bigelow GE, Harrison JA, Johnson RE, Fudala PJ, Strain EC. "Concurrent validation of the Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale (COWS) and single-item indices against the Clinical Institute Narcotic Assessment (CINA) opioid withdrawal instrument." Drug Alc Dep. 2009 Nov; 105(1-2)154-9.
    2. Tompkins DA, Lanier RK, Harrison JA, Strain EC, Bigelow GE. Human abuse liability assessment of oxycodone combined with ultra-low-dose naltrexone." Psychopharm 2010 Jul; 210(4)471-80.
    3. Tompkins DA, Campbell CM. "Opioid induced hyperalgesia: clinically relevant or extraneous research phenomenon?" Curr Pain Headache Rep 2011; 15(2):129-36.
    4. Byne W, Bradley SJ, Coleman E, Eyler AE, Green R, Menvielle EJ, Meyer-Bahlburg HFL, Pleak RR, Tompkins DA. Report of the American Psychiatric Association Task Force on Treatment of Gender Identity Disorder. Arch Sex Behav. 2012 Aug; 41(4):759-96.
    5. Tompkins DA, Smith MT, Bigelow GE, Moaddel R, Vatem Venkata SL, Strain EC. "The effect of repetitive intramuscular alfentanil injections on experimental pain and abuse liability in healthy males." Clin J Pain. 2013 (in press).
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • American Pain Society
    • American Psychiatric Association
    • Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists
    • College on Problems of Drug Dependence
    • Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
    • International Association for the Stufy of Pain
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