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Findling, Robert L., M.D., M.B.A.

Dr. Robert Findling

Director, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Main Office Address

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans Street
Bloomberg Children's Center 12344-A
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: 410-614-3225
Fax: 410-955-8691


Administrative Assistant

Carol Dean




The Johns Hopkins University



Medical College of Virginia



Triple Board Joint Training Program (Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry) Mount SInai Hopsital, New York



London School of Economics and Political Science
New York University
Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris - (Trium)

Professional Interests

Dr. Findling is the Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and a Vice Chair in the Department of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins. He is also the Vice President of Psychiatric Services and Research at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Dr. Findling is working to foster and integrate the faculties, services and research opportunities at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Bayview Medical Center and the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Other professional interests include pediatric psychopharmacology and serious psychiatric disorders in the young.

Selected Publications

Findling RL, Horwitz SM, Birmaher B, Kowatch RA, Fristad MA, Youngstrom EA, Frazier TW, Axelson D, Ryan N, Demeter CA, Depew J, Fields B, Gill MK, Deyling EA, Rowles BM, Arnold LE. Clinical characteristics of children receiving antipsychotic medication. Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 21, 311-319, 2011

Axelson DA, Findling RL, Fristad MA, Kowatch RA, Youngstrom EA, Horwitz SM, Arnold LE, Frazier TW, Ryan N, Demeter C, Gill MK, Hauser-Harrington JC, Depew J, Kennedy SM, Gron BA, Rowles BM, Birmaher B. Examining the proposed Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder Diagnosis in the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms Study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 73, 1342-1350, 2012

Findling RL, Youngstrom EA, McNamara NK, Stansbrey RJ, Wynbrandt JL, Adegbite C, Rowles BM, Demeter CA, Frazier TW, Calabrese JR. Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled long-term maintenance study of aripiprazole in children with bipolar disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 73, 57-63, 2012

Findling RL, Correll CU, Nyilas M, Forbes RA, McQuade RD, Jin N, Ivanova S, Mankoski R, Carson WH, Carlson GA. Aripiprazole for the treatment of pediatric bipolar I disorder: a 30-week, randomized, placebo-controlled study. Bipolar Disorders, 15, 138-149, 2013

Findling RL, Kafantaris V, Pavuluri M, McNamara NK, Frazier JA, Sikich L, Kowatch R, Rowles BM, Clemons TE, Taylor-Zapata P. The post-acute effectiveness of lithium in pediatric bipolar I disorder. Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 23, 80-90, 2013

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