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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: Thomas Fluent, M.D.

Thomas Fluent, M.D.

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:
Child and Adolescent


  • Child Psychiatry Fellowship, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., July 1993 - June 1995
  • General Psychiatry Residency, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia, June 1989 - June 1993
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, May 1989
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, May, 1984

Clinical Interest:

  • Adolescent psychopathology
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Asperger's Disorder

Research Interest:

  • Resident Education
  • Sleep/ADHD
  • Stimulants and mood symptoms
  • Child bereavement

Academic Appointment:

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Medical School

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Hanna GL, Fischer DJ, Fluent TE. Separation anxiety disorder and school refusal in children and adolescents. Pediatr Rev. 2006 Feb;27(2):56-63.
  • Hanna GL, Fluent TE, Fischer DJ. Separation anxiety in children and adolescents treated with risperidone. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 1999;9(4):277-83.
  • Himle JA, Crystal D, Curtis GC, Fluent TE. Mode of onset of simple phobia subtypes: further evidence of heterogeneity. Psychiatry Res. 1991 Jan;36(1):37-43.