Skip Navigation
Print This Page
Share this page: More

Rabins, Peter V., M.D., M.P.H.

The Richman Family Professor for Alzheimer's and Related Disease
Co-Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry
Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Program 
Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Inpatient Unit
Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Mobile Treatment

Main Office Address

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Meyer 279
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: 410-955-6736
Fax: 410-614-1094


Administrative Assistant

Kate Jakobsen




University of Florida



Tulane University School of Medicine



Tulane University School of Medicine


Medicine Intern 

Charity Hospital


Psychiatry Resident

University of Oregon


Psychiatry Fellowship

The Johns Hopkins University

Professional Interests

  • Effectiveness of current treatment for Alzheimer disease (AD)
  • The development of measures of quality of life in persons with AD
  • Care of patients with late stage dementia

Selected Publications

Blass DB, Rabins PV. Dementia. [Date accessed: 2002 Nov 21] In: PIER [online database]. Philadelphia, American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, 2002.  

Lyketsos CG, Gonzales-Salvador T, Chin JJ, Baker A, Black B, Rabins PV. A follow-up study of change in quality of life among persons with dementia residing in a long-term care facility. Int J Ger Psychiatry, 18:275-281, 2003.  

Lyketsos CG, DelCampo L, Steinberg M, Miles-Samus Q, Steele CD, Munro C, Baker AS, Sheppard JME, Frangakis C, Brandt J, Rabins, PV. Treating depression in Alzheimer's disease: Efficacy and safety of sertraline, and the benefits of depression reduction: The DIADS Study. Arch Gen Psychiatry, 2003.

Black BS, Kasper J, Brandy J, Shore AD, German P, Burton L, Gallo JJ, Lyketsos C, RABINS PV. Identifying dementia in high-risk community samples: The Memory and Medical Care Study. Alz Dis and Associated Disorders 17:9-18, 2003.  

Chan D-C, Kasper JD, Black BS. RABINS PV. Presence of behavioral and psychological symptoms predicts nursing home placement in community-dwelling elders with cognitive impairment in univariate but not multivariate analysis. J of Gerontology 58A:548-554, 2003.

Rabins PV.  Getting Old Without Getting Anxious.  New York: Avery/Penguin Group, 2005.



Need a speaker for your hospital Grand Rounds or other forum? Learn more

Psychiatry Newsletter

Read the latest
issue of our newsletter


Research Volunteers Needed

Psychiatry E-News Update

For Faculty & Staff


© The Johns Hopkins University, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Health System. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy and Disclaimer