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McHugh, Paul R., M.D.

Dr. Paul McHugh

University Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry
Joint Appointment, Department of Mental Health and
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Former Henry Phipps Professor and Director (1975-2001)
Former Psychiatrist-in-Chief, The Johns Hopkins Hospital (1975-2001)

Main Office Address

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 North Wolfe Street
Meyer 127
Baltimore, MD  21287-7413

Phone:  410-502-3150
Fax:  410-502-3152


Administrative Coordinator

Barbara Cross
Phone:  410-502-3150





Harvard College



Harvard Medical School


Medicine Internship

Peter Bent Brigham Hospital


Neurology Residency

Massachusetts General Hospital


Clinical Associate

Institute of Psychiatry, London

Professional Interests

  • Psychiatric Education
  • Behavioral Research
  • Neuropsychiatry

Selected Publications

McHugh, Paul R. and Slavney, P.R.:  The Perspectives of Psychiatry, Second Edition, Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.

McHugh, Paul R.:   The Mind Has Mountains:  Reflections on Society and Psychiatry.  Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.

McHugh, Paul R.:  Try To Remember:  Psychiatry’s Clash Over Meaning, Memory, and Mind.  Dana Press, 2008. 

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