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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: Marcia Valenstein, M.D., M.S.

Marcia Valenstein, M.D., M.S.

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Primary Programs/Services:
Health Services, Translations & Outcomes


  • 1985-1989 Resident in Psychiatry, State University of New York at Stony Brook, part time
  • 1982-1985 Resident in Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, part time
  • 1981-1982 Intern in Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center
  • 1995-1997 University of Michigan School of Public Health, M.S., Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis
  • 1977-1981 University of Illinois Medical School, M.D. with Honors
  • 1975-1977 Harvard University, A.B. cum laude
  • 1973-1975 Northwestern University

Clinical Interest:

  • Depressive Disorders
  • Primary Care Consultation

Research Interest:

  • Mental Health Services
  • Medication Adherence
  • Suicide prevention
  • Depression
  • Evidence based treatments

Academic Appointment:

  • Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan
  • Research Scientist, VA Health Services Research and Development/ Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center
  • Staff Physician Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Health System

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Valenstein M, Gorman L., Blow A. J., Ganoczy D., Walters H., Kees M., Pfeiffer P. N., Kim H. M., Lagrou R., Wadsworth S. M., Rauch S. A. M., and Dalack, G. W. (2014), Reported Barriers to Mental Health Care in Three Samples of U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers at Three Time Points. J. Traumatic Stress 2014; 27: 406–414. doi: 10.1002/jts.21942
  • Valenstein M, Dalack GW, Simoncic T, Metzger K, Deneke E, Richardson CR, Hopper JA, Rion R, Williams BC, Miller A, Ryan P, Cuson S, McLaughlin M, Spangler K, LePlatte-Ogini D, Baum N, Rheingans C, Udow-Phillips M. Implementing the Collaborative Care Model as Part of a Countywide Initiative. Psychiatric Services; 2016; epub ahead of press doi: 10.1176/

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