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Betty E. Smith Black, M.Ed., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Female

Titles

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests

Research ethics; Health and well-being of persons with dementia and their informal caregivers; Mental health of older adults and their use of health and mental health care services

Languages

  • English
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    Education

    • B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1970
    • M.Ed., University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1983
    • Ed.S., University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1983
    • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1995

    Training

    • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1982, Counseling
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    Selected Publications

    Mitchell SL, Black BS, Ersek M, Hanson LC, Miller SC, Sach GA, Teno M, Morrison RS.  Advanced dementia: State-of-the-art and priorities for the next decade.  Annals of Internal Medicine, (2012);156:45-51.

    Black BS, Wechsler M, Fogarty L.  Decision making for participation in dementia research.  American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, (In press), DOI: 10.1097/JGP.0b013e3182423bcb.

    Black BS, Johnston D, Morrison A, Rabins PV, Lyketsos CG, Samus QM.  Quality of life of community-residing persons with dementia based on self-rated and caregiver-rated measures.  Quality of Life Research, 2012; 21:1379-1389.

    Black BS, Rabins PV, Sugarman J, Karlawish JH.  Seeking assent and respecting dissent in dementia research.  American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2010; 18(1):77-85.

    Black BS, Fogarty LA, Phillips H, Finucane T, Loreck DJ, Baker A, Blass D, Rabins PV.  Surrogate decision-makers’ understanding of dementia patients’ wishes for end-of-life care.  Journal of Aging and Health, 2009; 21(4):627-650.

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    Department/Division

    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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    Main Office Address

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 North Wolfe Street
    Meyer Building, Rm. 3-142
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-2003
    Fax: 410-614-1094

    E-mail: bblack@jhmi.edu

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