Print this page

Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: Mary Blazek, MD

Mary Blazek, MD

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:
Geriatric Psychiatry


  • The Johns Hopkins University, (2012-currently enrolled), Masters of Education in Health Professions candidate
  • University of Cincinnati, (1984-1989),Residency in Psychiatry and Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine, (1980-1984), MD
  • University of Notre Dame, (1976-1980), Bachelor of Arts In English Literature

Clinical Interest:

  • Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Dementia in Long Term Care Facilities
  • Behavioral Disturbances of Dementia

Research Interest:

  • Medical Education in the Long-Term Care Setting
  • Teaching Behavioral Interventions in Behavioral Disturbances of Dementia
  • Medical Student Attitudes toward Dementia and the Elderly

Academic Appointment:

  • Clinical Associate Professor

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Kales HC, Blazek M, Maixner S, Struble L. Antipsychotic use in the elderly: overview and evidence-based management. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 17(1):37-46, 2010.
  • Maixner S, Struble L, Blazek M, Kales HC. Later-life depression and heart failure. Heart Failure Clinics 7(1):47-58, 2011.