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Vinod Srihari, MD

Professor of Psychiatry; Director, STEP Program

Research Summary

Dr. Srihari is seeking to determine how best to provide care to individuals who have recently experienced the onset of psychotic symptoms. He directs a research clinic that provides multi-disciplinary care to such individuals while also collecting outcomes to inform an assessment of the cost-effectiveness of such care. The overall goal is to articulate a model of care that can be implemented in community settings across the U.S. to promote the functional recovery of individuals with psychotic illnesses.

Extensive Research Description

The STEP program is engaged in a variety of research projects across the translational continuum with several allied laboratories. Please refer to for ongoing projects.


Research Interests

Curriculum; Mental Health Services; Psychotic Disorders; Biomarkers; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Evidence-Based Medicine; Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders; Public Health Informatics; Population Health; Learning Health System

Public Health Interests

Health Policy; Capacity Building

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Selected Publications

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchA Translational and Neurocomputational Evaluation of a Dopamine Receptor 1 Partial Agonist for Schizophrenia
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchStudy of Brain Function Across the Lifespan
Diseases of the Nervous System; Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchTeen Brain and Behavior Study
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchPredictive Coding and Unusual Experiences