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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: Donovan T. Maust, M.D.

Donovan T. Maust, M.D.

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:
Geriatric Psychiatry


  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • BS, The College of William & Mary

Clinical Interest:

  • Late-life mood disorders
  • Dementia

Research Interest:

  • Psychotropic use in older adults
  • General trends in mental health treatment of older adults
  • Potentially preventable hospitalization of patients with dementia
  • Impact of new payment models on the care of older adults with mental disorders

Academic Appointment:

  • Assistant Professor, Section of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Research Scientist, Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Maust DT, Oslin DW, Marcus SC (2013). The effect of age on the profile of psychotropic users: Results from the 2010 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society: in press.
  • Maust DT, Oslin DW, Thase ME (2013). Going beyond antidepressant monotherapy for incomplete response in non-psychotic late-life depression: a critical review. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. PMID: 23567381.
  • Maust DT, Oslin DW, Marcus SC (2013). Mental health care in accountable care organizations. Psychiatric Services. PMID: 23771432.
  • Maust DT, Mavandadi S, Eakin A, Streim JE, DiFilippo S, Snedden T, Oslin DW (2011). Telephone-based behavioral health assessment for older adults starting a new psychiatric medication. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 19: 851-8. PMID: 21946801.