Dr. Ramin Mojtabai is a Professor in the Department of Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with joint appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include adult psychiatry and mental health services research.
Dr. Mojtabai received his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran. He completed his psychiatric residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Mojtabai also earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Tulsa, completing a clinical psychology internship at George Washington University Medical Center and a postdoctoral psychiatric research fellowship at Columbia University.
His mental health services research includes trends and correlates of treatment seeking for depression and other common mental disorders, barriers to accessing mental health and substance abuse services including stigma, the process and outcome of treatments of depression and other common mental and behavioral disorders in usual care settings, and pharmacoepidemiology of antidepressants and other psychiatric drugs.
Dr. Mojtabai has been recognized with the Klerman Award from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) and the Laughlin Award from the American College of Psychiatrists.