John Keilp, PhD

Expertise in: 
Psychology

Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Psychology

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry)

Dr. Keilp is a neuropsychologist and clinical psychologist with research interests in the assessment of cognitive impairment in psychiatric and neurological disease. His major focus has been on depression and the association of cognitive impairment to suicidal behavior.

He heads the neuropsychology laboratory in the division of Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and has major collaborations on studies of Lyme disease, predictors of treatment response in affective disorders, and brain imaging.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Location(s)

CUMC/Herbert Pardes Building of the New York State Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
Primary

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • PhD, Fordham University
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Research

Research Interests

  • Neuropsychology
  • Clinical Psychology

Grants

NEUROBIOLOGICAL UNDERPINNINGS OF TWO SUICIDAL SUBTYPES (Federal Gov)

May 15 2016 - Feb 28 2021

KETAMINE VS MIDAZOLAM: TESTING RAPID RELIEF OF SUICIDE RISK IN DEPRESSION (Federal Gov)

Oct 1 2015 - Apr 30 2017

KETAMINE VS MIDAZOLAM: TESTING RAPID RELIEF OF SUICIDE RISK IN DEPRESSION (Federal Gov)

Jul 5 2012 - Apr 30 2017

KETAMINE VS MIDAZOLAM: TESTING RAPID RELIEF OF SUICIDE RISK IN BIPOLAR DISORDER (Private)

Sep 15 2013 - Sep 14 2015

MODIFIABLE RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS FOR SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR S IN THE US ARMY - SUPPLEMENT (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2009 - Apr 7 2011

Selected Publications

  • Keilp JG, Wyatt G, Oquendo MA, Harkavy-Friedman J, Mann JJ. : Intact alternation performance in high lethality suicide attempters.. Psychiatry Research 2014;219(1): 129-136
  • Keilp JG, Sackeim H, Mann JJKeilp JG, Beers SR, Burke AK, Melhem NM, Oquendo MA, Brent DA, Mann JJ.: Neuropsychological deficits in past suicide attempters with varying levels of depression severity.. Psychological Medicine 2014;44(14): 2965–2974
  • Keilp JG, Gorlyn M, Russell M, Oquendo MA, Burke AK, Harkavy-Friedman J, Mann JJ.: Neuropsychological function and suicidal behavior: attention control, memory and executive dysfunction in suicide attempt.. Psychological Medicine 2013;43(3): 539-551
  • Keilp JG, Grunebaum MF, Gorlyn M, LeBlanc S, Burke AK, Galfalvy H, Oquendo MA, Mann JJ.: Suicidal ideation and the subjective aspects of depression.. Journal of Affective Disorders 2012;140(1): 75-81
  • Keilp JG, Oquendo MA, Stanley BH, Burke AK, Cooper TB, Malone KM, Mann JJ.: Future suicide attempt and responses to serotonergic challenge.. Neuropsychopharmacology 2010;35(5): 1063-1072