Robert Joseph, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MD, Boston University School of Medicine
MS, Tufts University
BS, University of Pittsburgh

Robert Joseph, MD, is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. He led the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service at Cambridge Health Alliance for 29 years and also developed and led CHA’s Primary Care Mental Health Integration program. Dr Joseph has trained many medical students, adult psychiatry residents and PGV fellows in Psychosomatic Medicine as well as leading seminars on a variety of topics with for adult psychiatry, internal medicine, family medicine residents, psychologists and social work trainees. He also is a long standing committee participant at the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and sits on its executive committee.

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  1. Camerota M, McGowan EC, Aschner J, Stroustrup A, O'Shea TM, Hofheimer JA, Joseph RM, Musci R, Taylor G, Carter BS, Check J, Dansereau LM, Gogcu S, Helderman JB, Neal CR, Pastyrnak SL, Smith LM, Marsit CJ, Lester BM. Neurodevelopmental and behavioral outcomes of very preterm infants: latent profile analysis in the Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program. Pediatr Res. 2024 Jan; 95(1):377-385.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37700161; PMCID: PMC10885008; DOI: 10.1038/s41390-023-02814-9;
  2. Joseph R, Kester R, O'Brien C, Huang H. The Evolving Practice of Psychiatry in the Era of Integrated Care. Psychosomatics. 2017 Sep - Oct; 58(5):466-473. PMID: 28606419
  3. Zallman L, Joseph R, O'Brien C, Benedetto E, Grossman E, Arsenault L, Sayah A. Does behavioral health integration improve primary care providers' perceptions of health-care system functioning and their own knowledge? Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2017 May; 46:88-93. PMID: 28622823
  4. Huang H, Forstein M, Joseph R. Developing a Collaborative Care Training Program in a Psychiatry Residency. Psychosomatics. 2017 May - Jun; 58(3):245-249. PMID: 28233531; PMCID: PMC5446275; DOI: 10.1016/j.psym.2016.12.006;
  5. Lipsitt DR, Joseph R, Meyer D, Notman MT. Medically Unexplained Symptoms: Barriers to Effective Treatment When Nothing Is the Matter. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2015 Nov-Dec; 23(6):438-48. PMID: 26378814
  6. MacLean JV, Faisal-Cury A, Chan YF, Menezes PR, Winters A, Joseph R, Huang H. The relationship between sleep disturbance in pregnancy and persistent common mental disorder in the perinatal period (sleep disturbance and persistent CMD). J Ment Health. 2015 Dec; 24(6):375-8. PMID: 26382909
  7. Stark R, Joseph R, Pels R. Meeting of the minds: a novel longitudinal ambulatory mental health rotation for internal medicine residents. J Grad Med Educ. 2014 Jun; 6(2):369-70.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24949160; PMCID: PMC4054755; DOI: 10.4300/JGME-D-14-00040.1;
  8. Ishikawa RZ, Cardemil EV, Alegría M, Schuman CC, Joseph RC, Bauer AM. Uptake of depression treatment recommendations among Latino primary care patients. Psychol Serv. 2014 Nov; 11(4):421-32. PMID: 24512538; PMCID: PMC4127376; DOI: 10.1037/a0035716;
  9. Griswold T, Bullock C, Gaufberg E, Albanese M, Bonilla P, Dvorak R, Epelbaum C, Givon L, Kueppenbender K, Joseph R, Boyd JW, Shtasel D. Psychiatry in the Harvard Medical School-Cambridge Integrated Clerkship: an innovative, year-long program. Acad Psychiatry. 2012 Sep 01; 36(5):380-7. PMID: 22983469
  10. Kunkel EJ, Del Busto E, Kathol R, Stern TA, Wise TN, Stoddard FR, Straus J, Saravay SM, Muskin PR, Dresner N, Harrington CJ, Weiner J, Barnhill J, Becker M, Joseph RC, Oyesanmi O, Fann JR, Colon E, Epstein S, Weinrieb R. Physician staffing for the practice of psychosomatic medicine in general hospitals: a pilot study. Psychosomatics. 2010 Nov-Dec; 51(6):520-7. PMID: 21051685; DOI: 10.1176/appi.psy.51.6.520;
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1975-1976 Tufts University: Interaction of Mind and Body, Doctor-Patient Relationship, Integrated Medical and Psychiatric Care
1972 University of Pittsburgh: Departmental Honors: Psychology
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Interaction of Mind and Body
Doctor-Patient Relationship
Integrated Medical and Psychiatric Care
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