Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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David W. Oslin

Professor of Psychiatry
Staff Physician, Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Director, VISN 4 Mental Illness, Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC), Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Chief of Behavioral Health, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Geriatric and Addiction Psychiatry
Treatment Research Center
3900 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2158235894
Fax: 2158234123

University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, 1982.
B.S. (Biology major, Mathematics minor)
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 1985.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1989.
Post-Graduate Training
Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlotesville, VA, 1989-1990.
Intern in Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 1990-1991.
Resident in Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 1991-1993.
Chief Resident in Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 1993-1994.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1994-1995.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Geriatric and Addiction Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1995-1996.
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Description of Research Expertise

Geriatric and Addiction Psychiatry

Description of Clinical Expertise

Geriatric and Addiction Psychiatry, Veterans Behavioral Health

Selected Publications

Possemato Kyle, Funderburk Jennifer, Spinola Suzanne, Hutchison Dezarie, Maisto Stephen A, Lantinga Larry J, Oslin David W: Reliability and Validity of a Treatment Barriers Scale for Individuals With Alcohol Use Disorder. Substance use & misuse 51(3): 383-94, Feb 2016.

Johnson Matthew J, Pierce John D, Mavandadi Shahrzad, Klaus Johanna, Defelice Diana, Ingram Erin, Oslin David W: Mental health symptom severity in cannabis using and non-using Veterans with probable PTSD. Journal of affective disorders 190: 439-42, Jan 2016.

Ashrafioun Lisham, Pigeon Wilfred R, Conner Kenneth R, Leong Shirley H, Oslin David W: Prevalence and correlates of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among veterans in primary care referred for a mental health evaluation. Journal of affective disorders 189: 344-50, Jan 2016.

Mavandadi Shahrzad, Benson Amy, DiFilippo Suzanne, Streim Joel E, Oslin David: A Telephone-Based Program to Provide Symptom Monitoring Alone vs Symptom Monitoring Plus Care Management for Late-Life Depression and Anxiety: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA psychiatry 72(12): 1211-8, Dec 2015.

Lu Xi, Nahum-Shani Inbal, Kasari Connie, Lynch Kevin G, Oslin David W, Pelham William E, Fabiano Gregory, Almirall Daniel: Comparing dynamic treatment regimes using repeated-measures outcomes: modeling considerations in SMART studies. Statistics in medicine 35(10): 1595-615, Dec 2015.

Mavandadi Shahrzad, Helstrom Amy, Sayers Steven, Oslin David: The Moderating Role of Perceived Social Support on Alcohol Treatment Outcomes. Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs 76(5): 818-22, Sep 2015.

McKay James R, Drapkin Michelle L, Van Horn Deborah H A, Lynch Kevin G, Oslin David W, DePhilippis Dominick, Ivey Megan, Cacciola John S: Effect of patient choice in an adaptive sequential randomization trial of treatment for alcohol and cocaine dependence. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 83(6): 1021-32, Jul 2015.

Heckman Carolyn J, Munshi Teja, Darlow Susan, Kloss Jacqueline D, Manne Sharon L, Perlis Clifford, Oslin David: The association of tanning behavior with psycho-tropic medication use among young adult women. Psychology, Health & Medicine 21(1): 1-7, Jun 2015.

Oslin David W, Leong Shirley H, Lynch Kevin G, Berrettini Wade, O'Brien Charles P, Gordon Adam J, Rukstalis Margaret: Naltrexone vs placebo for the treatment of alcohol dependence: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry 72(5): 430-7, Mar 2015.

Mavandadi Shahrzad, Jacques Natacha, Sayers Steven L, Oslin David W: Health-related social control among older men with depressive symptomatology. Aging & Mental Health Page: 1-8, Dec 2014.

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