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Leadership

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins Medicine. For specific information pertaining to one of our many specialty clinical services, research endeavors or educational opportunities, please explore our website further, as answers to many of your questions can be found online.

If you are a patient, family member, or referring physician looking for assistance with our clinical services, please call 410-955-5212.

Should you be in need of additional assistance, please feel free to contact the Director's office or one of the Vice-Chairs.

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Meyer 4-113 - Director's Suite
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21287-7413

James “Jimmy” Potash, MD, MPH
Henry Phipps Professor
Director and Psychiatrist-in-Chief
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Office: 410-955-3130

Constantine G. Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
Elizabeth Plank Althouse Professor
Director of Psychiatry

The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Phone: 410-550-0064

Eric C. Strain, M.D.
Director, Substance Abuse Center
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry
The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Phone: 410-550-1977

Timothy Moran, Ph.D.
Vice-Chair for Research Affairs
Phone:
410-502-3150

Bernadette Cullen, M.B.B.Ch., M.D.
Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs

Robert Findling, M.D., M.B.A.
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Phone: 410-955-2320

Margaret Chisolm, M.D.
Vice Chair for Education

Phone: 410-955-3130

Nancy Ator, Ph.D.
Interim Vice Chair for Faculty
Phone:
410-550-2773


Our Credo

We seek to improve the health and well-being of people the world over. The seeds of our success lie in the value we place on the unique and whole experience of each individual who seeks our help and to whom we bring science, compassion, and respect.

We embrace the wealth of human experience brought to us by our patients and our community and aspire to reflect this in our approach to psychiatry and the behavioral sciences. We actively promote an inclusive sense of community that welcomes diversity.

In order to succeed, we strive for our clinicians, teachers, researchers, and staff to represent a range of intellectual and life perspectives. Valuing differences in age, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, nationality, religious background, sexual orientation, as well as personal abilities and resources enriches our work environment and connects us to the needs and backgrounds of the people we serve.

We reach out to professional and patient organizations, civic groups, and collaborators, to learn from them, understand community needs, and exchange experiences as we broaden our world and our influence on it.