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Karin Jane Neufeld, M.D., M.P.H.

Karin Jane Neufeld, M.D., M.P.H.

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  • Clinical Director, Department of Psychiatry, Director of the Inpatient Psychiatry Consultation Service, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Female

Expertise

Addiction Psychiatry Services, Adult Psychiatry, Delirium, Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Psychosomatic Medicine, Substance Abuse, Substance Abuse Research ...read more

Research Interests

Research on the Detection and Treatment of Delirium; Addiction Treatment Research; Study of the epidemiology, measurement, and prevention of delirium in the healthcare setting. ...read more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-6792
600 N. Wolfe Street
Osler Building
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-1169 | Fax: 410-614-8760

Background

Dr. Neufeld is the Clinical Director of the Department of Psychiatry and the Director of the Inpatient Psychiatry Consultation Service at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.  Her areas of clinical and scientific interest include 1) psychosomatic medicine, with a special focus on the measurement, treatment, and prevention of delirium in critically ill populations and in older postoperative patients, and 2) the care and treatment of patients with substance use disorders.  

Dr. Neufeld chairs the Johns Hopkins Delirium Consortium - a multi-discipline and multi-campus collaboration that meets monthly to foster delirium research within the Johns Hopkins Medical Institution. She is a Past President of the American Delirium Society, an organization dedicated to the advancement of delirium science.  She continues to serve on the Board of Directors of this organization. As a delirium expert, she has served on the American Geriatrics Society Guideline Panel for the Treatment and Prevention of Postoperative Delirium in Older Adults, and is currently serving on the Society for Critical Care Medicine Expert Panel for the next publication of the Pain, Agitation, Delirium and Early Mobility Guidelines for the Intensive Care Unit. 

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Titles

  • Clinical Director, Department of Psychiatry, Director of the Inpatient Psychiatry Consultation Service, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD; University of Manitoba Rady College of Medicine (1986)

Residencies

  • Psychiatry; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1991)

Fellowships

  • Psychiatry; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1993)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry And Neurology (Psychiatry) (1993)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trial Keywords

Randomized Controlled Trial; Ramelteon; Postoperative Delirium Prevention

Selected Publications

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Oh ES, Leoutsakos JM, Sieber F, Rosenberg PB, Pletnikova A, Khanuja HS, Sterling R, Oni J, Sieber FE, Fedarko FS, Akhalaghi N, Neufeld K, Effects of Ramelteon on the Prevention of Postoperative Delirium in Older Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Surgery: The RECOVER Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2021 Jan;29(1):90-100. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2020.05.006. Epub 2020 May 16. PMID: 32532654

Neufeld KJ, Leoutsakos JS, Yan H, Lin S, Zabinski JS, Dinglas VD, Hosey MM, Parker AM, Hopkins RO, Needham DM. Fatigue Symptoms During the First Year Following ARDS. Chest. 2020 Sep;158(3):999-1007. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.03.059. Epub 2020 Apr 15. PMID: 32304774; PMCID: PMC7478232

Neufeld KJ, Needham DM, Oh ES, Wilson LM, Nikooie R, Zhang A, Koneru M, Balagani A, Singu S, Aldabain L, Robinson KA. Antipsychotics for the Prevention and Treatment of Delirium. 2019 Sep;Review. PubMed PMID: 31509366

Oh ES, Needham DM, Nikooie R, Wilson LM, Zhang A, Robinson KA, Neufeld KJ. Antipsychotics for Preventing Delirium in Hospitalized Adults: A Systematic Review. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Oct 1; doi: 10.7326/M19-1859. PubMed PMID: 31476766

Lin S, Leppla IE, Yan H, Probert JM, Randhawa PA, Leoutsakos JS, Probasco JC, Neufeld KJ. Prevalence and Improvement of Caine-Positive Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome in Psychiatric Inpatient Admissions. Psychosomatics. 2020 Jan-Feb;doi: 10.1016/j.psym.2019.08.002

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • TIME Substance Abuse Course; JHUSOM MS Year 2
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