Mark Olfson, MD

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  • Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

Mark Olfson, MD, MPH currently directs several studies on the delivery of mental health services in community settings with an emphasis on the pharmacoepidemiology of psychotic and mood disorders. His research interests focus on national patterns and trends in the utilization of mental health services and quality of care. Dr. Olfson serves as Co-Director of the AHRQ Center for Education and Research on Mental Health Therapeutics and the Scientific Director of Columbia University TeenScreen.

Research

Grants

HEALTH CARE POLICY AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT ACCESS (Federal Gov)

Feb 15 2017 - Nov 30 2021

IMPROVING THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT MANAGEMENT OF DELIBERATE SELF-HARM (Federal Gov)

May 1 2016 - Mar 31 2021

SOCIAL NETWORKS, PHYSICIAN CHARACTERISTICS, AND INAPPROPRIATE PRESCRIBING OF COMMONLY MISUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2018 - Dec 31 2020

TRANSFORMING MENTAL HEALTH DELIVERY THROUGH BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS AND IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2017 - May 31 2020

HOSPITAL DISCHARGE PLANNING AND TRANSITION TO OUTPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CARE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2016 - Apr 30 2020

SERVICE AGREEMENT: JAN (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Jan 5 2015 - Jan 5 2020

THE IMPACT OF STATE HEALTHCARE REFORMS ON TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS (Federal Gov)

Mar 1 2016 - Jan 31 2019

COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF ADAPTIVE PHARMACOTHERAPY STRATEGIES FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2018

ANTIPSYCHOTICS TREATMENT OF DIRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR DISORDERS IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS (Private)

Aug 1 2016 - Nov 1 2017

CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ON MENTAL HEALTH THERAPEUTICS (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2011 - Aug 31 2016

SMINET: APPLYING EVIDENCE TO IMPROVE CARE AND OUTCOMES IN SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2016

SERATONERGIC MODULATION OF BRAIN DEVELOPMENT: GENETIC AND PHARMACOLOGIC INFLUENCES ON STRUCTURE, FUNCTION, AND BEHAVIOR (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2010 - Apr 30 2016

ANTIPSYCHOTIC AND STIMULANT PRESCRIBING PATTERNS IN SPECIFIC PATIENT POPULATIONS (Federal Gov)

Sep 22 2014 - Sep 21 2015

EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT FOLLOWING DELIBERATE SELF HARM (Private)

Jul 1 2009 - Sep 30 2014

ACCELERATING UTILIZATION OF CE FINDINGS IN MEDICAID MENTAL HEALTH (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2010 - Sep 29 2013

RESEARCH CONSORTIUM FOR COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS STUDIES IN MENTAL HEALTH (Federal Gov)

Mar 1 2011 - Sep 29 2012

STIMULANTS AND VASCULAR EVENTS IN ADHD (Federal Gov)

May 5 2009 - Apr 30 2012

THE PROSPECTIVE VALIDITY OF THE MOOD DISORDER QUESTIONNAIRE IN PRIMARY CARE (Private)

Jul 1 2008 - Apr 1 2012

COMPARATIVE SAFENESS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF ANTIPSYCHOTICS (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2008 - Mar 31 2011

MINI-SENTINEL REVIEW OF DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE RELATED OUTCO MES (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2010 - Feb 28 2011