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

Nahum-Shani Inbal, Ertefaie Ashkan, Lu Xi, Lynch Kevin G, McKay James R, Oslin David, Almirall Daniel: A SMART Data Analysis Method for Constructing Adaptive Treatment Strategies for Substance Use Disorders. Addiction (Abingdon, England) 112(5): Epub ahead of print, Dec 2016.

Mavandadi Shahrzad, Patel Samir, Benson Amy, DiFilippo Suzanne, Streim Joel, Oslin David: Correlates of Caregiver Participation in a Brief, Community-Based Dementia Care Management Program. The Gerontologist Dec 2016.

Kehle-Forbes Shannon M, Drapkin Michelle L, Foa Edna B, Koffel Erin, Lynch Kevin G, Polusny Melissa A, Van Horn Deborah H A, Yusko David A, Charlesworth Molly, Blasco Molly, Oslin David W: Study design, interventions, and baseline characteristics for the Substance use and TRauma Intervention for VEterans (STRIVE) trial. Contemporary clinical trials 50: 45-53, Sep 2016.

Helstrom Amy W, Blow Frederick C, Slaymaker Valerie, Kranzler Henry R, Leong Shirley, Oslin David: Reductions in Alcohol Craving Following Naltrexone Treatment for Heavy Drinking. Alcohol and alcoholism (Oxford, Oxfordshire) 51(5): 562-6, Sep 2016.

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.

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