Joe Bienvenu III, M.D., Ph.D.

Oscar Joseph Bienvenu III, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Director, Psychiatry Residents' Outpatient Continuity Clinic
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Adult Psychiatry, Anxiety Disorders, Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress, Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Psychosomatic Medicine more

Research Interests

psychiatric morbidity in survivors of critical illnesses and intensive care more

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O. Joseph ("Joe") Bienvenu, M.D., Ph.D. is the Judy Yin Shih, PhD Professor in Anxiety Disorders at Johns Hopkins. He completed his psychiatric training at Johns Hopkins in 1996, having served as chief resident in his final year.

Dr. Bienvenu joined the faculty full-time in 1999 after completing a research fellowship in psychiatric epidemiology and a doctorate through the Johns Hopkins Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation. His current area of particular research interest is psychiatric morbidity in critical illness survivors, particularly posttraumatic stress disorder and related conditions. Dr. Bienvenu directs the academic program for resident education in the anxiety disorders and directs the John and Mary McGlasson Anxiety Disorders Clinic, as well as the psychiatric Residents' Outpatient Continuity Clinic and the inpatient Consultation-Liaison services at Johns Hopkins Hospital. more


  • Director, Psychiatry Residents' Outpatient Continuity Clinic
  • Director, General Hospital Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service
  • Director, John and Mary McGlasson Anxiety Disorders Clinic
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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  • MD; Louisiana State University School of Medicine (1992)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry-General) (1999)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Bienvenu OJ, Aronson Friedman L, Colantuoni E, Dinglas VD, Sepulveda KA, Mendez-Tellez P, Shanholz C, Pronovost PJ, Needham DM. Psychiatric symptoms after acute respiratory distress syndrome: a 5-year longitudinal study. Intensive Care Med. 2018;44(1):38-47

Triplett P, Carroll CP, Gerstenblith TA, Bienvenu OJ. An evaluation of proactive psychiatric consults on general medical units. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2019;60:57-64

Gerstenblith TA, Jaramillo-Huff A, Ruutiainen T, Nestadt PS, Samuels JF, Grados MA, Cullen BA, Riddle MA, Liang KY, Greenberg BD, Rasmussen SA, Rauch SL, McCracken JT, Piacentini J, Knowles JA, Nestadt G, Bienvenu OJ. Trichotillomania comorbidity in a sample enriched for familial obsessive-compulsive disorder. Compr Psychiatry. 2019;94:152123

Prince EJ, Siegel DJ, Carroll CP, Sher KJ, Bienvenu OJ. A longitudinal study of personality traits, anxiety, and depressive disorders in young adults: a longitudinal study. Anxiety Stress Coping. 2021;34(3):299-307

Bienvenu OJ. Posttraumatic stress disorder phenomena in critical illness and intensive care survivors. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2021;33(8):691-698

Activities & Honors


  • Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, 2023
  • Team Science Award, Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, 2021
  • Hoch Award, American Psychopathological Association, 2021
  • Director's Award, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, 2019
  • Dlin-Fisher Award, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, 2017
  • Paul R. McHugh Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2015
  • Osler Housestaff Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine, 2015
  • Cofounders' Award, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, 2011


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1991
  • American Psychiatric Association, 1991
  • Maryland Psychiatric Society, 1992
  • American Psychopathological Association, 1999
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 1999
  • Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, 2010
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