Rajesh R Tampi, MBBS, DFAPA

Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Aging & Geriatric Psychiatry, Division of

Biography

Dr. Tampi is the Vice Chairman for Education, Residency Program Director and the Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry at MetroHealth, Cleveland, Ohio. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Tampi maintains his appointment as an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. He trained in Psychiatry at the University of Leeds in England and the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. During his residency training in England, Dr. Tampi also attained a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry from the University in Leeds. He completed his Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. He is the President Elect of the International Medical Graduates (IMG) Caucus of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Tampi has received three ‘Outstanding Teaching Attending Awards’ and the ‘Chairman’s Award’ for outstanding teaching, research, and clinical work from the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. He is a recipient of the Geriatric Academic Career Award (GACA) instituted by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Dr. Tampi was a recipient of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, 2013-Clinician of the Year Award. He is a Distinguished Fellow at the American Psychiatric Association. He has published over 60 articles in peer reviewed national and international journals on various topics in geriatric psychiatry. In addition, Dr. Tampi is a chief editor for three books in psychiatry. He serves on the editorial board of various peer reviewed national and international journals in psychiatry and is a reviewer for over 20 journals including the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, American Journal of Psychiatry, and the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias. Dr. Tampi’s clinical and research interests are psychiatric disorders in late life, neurodegenerative disorders, ethical & legal issues in geriatric psychiatry and integrated geriatric psychiatric care.

Education & Training

MBBS University of Kerala (1995)

Honors & Recognition

  • 1. Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, 07/2000 2. Resident of the Year, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, 06/2001 3. Teaching Attending of the Year Award. Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 06/2003 4. Teaching Attending of the Year Award. Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 06/ 2004 5. Chairman’s Award. Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 06/2004 6. Future Leaders in Psychiatry Designate. Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 10/2004 7. Teaching Attending of the Year Award. Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 06/2006 8. All Star Physician Award. Yale New Haven Hospital, 11/2006 9. Certificate of Appreciation. Department of Public Health, State of Connecticut, 12/2010 10. Clinician of the Year Award. American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry, 03/2013 11. Faculty Appreciation Award. Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 06/2014 12. Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Certificate, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 06/2014 13. Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, 01/2015

Professional Service

  • Editorial Boards 1. Journal of Addiction Research and Treatments, 07/2011-Current 2. The Scientific World Journal (Psychiatry), 10/2011-Current 3. Dataset Papers in Pharmacology, 01/2012-Current 4. Journal of Psychotherapy & Psychological Disorders, 03/2012-Current 5. Dataset Papers in Medicine (Psychiatry), 07/2012-Current 6. World Journal of Psychiatry, 07/2012-Current 7. Practical Reviews in Psychiatry, 11/2012-Current 8. Journal of Life Medicine, 02/2013-Current 9. Annual Meeting Self-Assessment Program, American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry, 11/2013-Current 10. International Journal of Neurology and Brain Disorders, 11/2014-Current 11. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Parkinsonism, 02/2015-Current 12. International Journal of Mental Health & Psychiatry, 03/2015-Current Ad Hoc Reviewer 1. Drugs and Aging, 01/2008-Current 2. American Journal of Psychiatry, 07/2008-Current 3. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 07/2008-Current 4. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 01/2009-Current 5. International Psychogeriatrics, 01/2009-Current 6. BMC Geriatrics, 07/2009 7. Acta Neuropsychitrica, 01/2010-Current 8. Biological Psychiatry, 07/2010-Current 9. BMC Psychiatry, 07/2010-Current 10. BMC Neurology, 07/2010-Current 11. Rejuvenation Research, 11/2011-Current 12. Family Practice Essentials, 01/2011-Current 13. Mt. Sinai Journal of Medicine, 01/2011-Current 14. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 07/2011-Current 15. Journal of General Hospital Psychiatry, 07/2011-Current 16. Bipolar Disorders-An International Journal of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, 02/2012-Current 17. International Journal of Methods In Psychiatric Research, 09/2012-Current 18. Neurology, 11/2012-Current 19. Internet Journal of Mental Health, 03/2013-Current 20. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, 07/2014-Current 21. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 09/2014-Current

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