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Jayaram, Geetha, MBBS, MBA

Associate Professor
Physician Advisor
Co-Director, Short Stay Unit

Main Office Address

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Meyer 4-181
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: 410-955-2237
Fax: 410-614-8761





National College



St Johns Medical College



Johns Hopkins University


Intern/Senior House Office

St Martha's Hospital


Resident and Chief Resident

Johns Hopkins Hospital


Clinical Fellow

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Professional Interests

Dr. Geetha Jayaram is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.  She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management.  She has an MBA and is interested in health services research. Dr. Jayaram has presented at many national and international meetings and has lectured throughout the country. She is involved in patient care, teaching and research. Her administrative focus is to improve the quality of health care for patients.

Articles in the Psychiatry Department Newsletter about Dr. Jayaram's work:

An Eye on Suicide (Spring 2009)

Not Your Usual Summer Vacation Story  (Spring/Summer 2005)

Selected Publications

Byrisetty S, Goud BR, Pradeep J, Jayaram G. Case Study: Designing and Implementing an Electronic Health Record System for a Rural Mental Health Program at the Primary Health Care Centre in Mugalur. Paper presented at the E Governance conference in Bangalore, India, June 2010 (In Press)

Reti I, Jayaram G. Pseudocholinesterase deficiency in an ECT patient: a case report. Psychosomatics. (In Press).

Rao V, Goga J, Inscore A, Khushalani S, Rastogi P, Subramaniam G, Jayaram G.  Attitudes towards Mental Illness and Help-Seeking Behaviors Among South Asian Americans:  Results of a Pilot Study.  Asian Journal of Psychiatry. (In Press)

Jayaram G., Culture and Safety in the Psychiatric Emergency Department. Cambridge University Press.  Emergency Psychiatry. Edited by Arjun Chanmugam, Patrick Triplett and Gabor Kelen (In press).          

Jayaram G, Meuchel J. Mistaken identity in a patient with Schizophrenia.  Close Calls. The Value of Near Misses in Patient Safety.  Edited by Alberrt Wu and Steve Berman. January 2011


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