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Lauren M. Osborne, M.D.
Lauren Osborne, M.D.
Assistant Director, Johns Hopkins Women's Mood Disorders Center
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)
Expertise: Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Women's Reproductive Health, Psychiatry
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Women's Mood Disorders Center
Appointment Phone: 410-502-7449
550 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21215 map
Dr. Osborne graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and received her training at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute. She completed both clinical and research fellowships in women's mental health, and is an expert on the diagnosis and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders during pregnancy, the postpartum, the premenstrual period, and perimenopause. She conducts research on the biological pathways that contribute to mental illness at times of reproductive life cycle transition, working particularly on the role of the immune system.
- Assistant Director, Johns Hopkins Women's Mood Disorders Center
- Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Departments / Divisions
- MD; Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College (2009)
- Columbia University Medical Center / Psychiatry (2013)
- Columbia University Medical Center / Psychiatry (2014)
- American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Psychiatry-General (2013)
Research & Publications
Dr. Osborne's lab investigates the role of the immune system in maternal psychiatric illness. She conducts both translational research and intervention trials.
Clinical Trial Keywordspostpartum depression, antenatal anxiety, women's mental health
The women's mood disorders center is currently recruiting pregnant women with and without mood and anxiety disorders for an ongoing prospective study of the biological mechanisms of mood and anxiety disorders during pregnancy and the postpartum.
Osborne LM, Birndorf CA, Szkodny LE, Wisner KL.
Arch Womens Ment Health. 2014 Jun;17(3):239-46. doi: 10.1007/s00737-014-0421-z. Epub 2014 Mar 26.
Osborne LM, Monk C.
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Oct;38(10):1929-52. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.03.019. Epub 2013 Apr 20.
Activities & Honors
- American Psychiatric Association, 2011
- American Women Psychiatrists, 2011
- Society of Biological Psychiatry, 2015
- Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society, 2014
- International Marce Society, 2014