Research & Publications
Dr. Tampi is a Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Learner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio and the Chief, Section for Geriatric Psychiatry, Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He is also a Professor of Psychiatry at North East Ohio Medical University. Dr. Tampi also maintains his appointment as a Professor of Psychiatry (Adjunct) at Yale School of Medicine.
Dr. Tampi is the Past President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP). He was the Co-President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) for 2020-2021. Dr. Tampi was the President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) for 2019-2020. He is a Past President of the International Medical Graduates (IMG) Caucus at the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Dr. Tampi is a Distinguished Fellow of the APA and of the AAGP. He was the Secretary and Treasurer of the AAGP for 2017-2018. Dr. Tampi was the Program Chair for the 2017 AAGP Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Tampi is a graduate of the University of Kerala, Kerala, India. He trained in Psychiatry at the University of Leeds, Leeds, England and at the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. During his residency training in England, Dr. Tampi also attained a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry from the University of Leeds. He completed his Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.
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 School of Medicine. He received the ‘Teacher of the Year’ Award from the Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Program in 2015, 2016 and 2018. Dr. Tampi is a recipient of the Geriatric Academic Career Award (GACA) instituted by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). He was a recipient of the AAGP’s ‘Clinician of the Year Award’ in 2013. Dr. Tampi also received the AAGP’s ‘Recognition and Appreciation’ Certificate in 2018. In October 2018, Dr. Tampi received the 2019 AAGP’s ‘Educator of the Year Award’. He is also the recipient of the ‘2019 Outstanding Academician of the Year Award’ that is given by the Indo-American Psychiatrist Association (IAPA). Dr. Tampi has been selected to receive the 2021 Jack Weinberg Award for Geriatric Psychiatry by the APA.
Dr. Tampi has 176 publications (96 peer-reviewed articles, 19 editorials, 11 invited non-peer reviewed articles, 2 letters to editor, 2 monographs and 46 book chapters) on various topics in psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry. In addition, he is the Editor of 9 books in psychiatry, published by reputed publishers including Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), Oxford University Press (OUP), Springer International Publishing (SIP) and Cambridge University Press (CUP).
Dr. Tampi serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the World Journal of Psychiatry, Associate Editor for Drugs in Context (Psychiatry) and Section Editor of Geriatric Psychiatry for Psychiatric Times. He is on the Editorial Board of ‘Clinical Interventions in Aging’, the ‘Annals of Clinical Psychiatry’ and ‘Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology’. Furthermore, Dr. Tampi serves as an ad-hoc peer reviewer for 48 journals including the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, the American Journal of Psychiatry, JAMA Psychiatry, the Journal of American Geriatrics Society and the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias amongst others.
Dr. Tampi’s clinical and research interests are the management of psychiatric disorders in late life, neurodegenerative disorders, ethical & legal issues in geriatric psychiatry, integrated geriatric -psychiatric care and undergraduate and postgraduate education in psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry.
Education & Training
- MSLeeds University School of Medicine, Clinical Psychiatry (1999)
- MBBSUniversity of Kerala (1995)
Honors & Recognition
|2021 Jack Weinberg Award for Geriatric Psychiatry||American Psychiatric Association||2021|
|Outstanding Academician of the Year Award||Indo-American Psychiatrist Association||2019|
|Educator of the Year Award||American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry||2019|
|Distinguished Fellow||American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry||2019|
|Teacher of the Year||Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Program||2018|
|Teacher of the Year||Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Program||2016|
|Teacher of the Year Award||Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Program||2015|
|Distinguished Fellow||American Psychiatric Association||2015|
|Faculty Appreciation Award||University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio||2014|
|Clinician of the Year Award||American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry||2013|
|All Star Physician||Yale New Haven Hospital||2011|
|Certificate of Appreciation||Department of Public Health, State of Connecticut||2010|
|Fellow||American Psychiatric Association||2009|
|Teaching Attending of the Year Award||Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine||2006|
|Chairman’s Award||Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine||2004|
|Teaching Attending of the Year Award||Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine||2004|
|Teaching Attending of the Year Award||Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine||2003|
|Resident of the Year||Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont College of Medicine||2001|
|Chief Resident||Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont College of Medicine||2000|
|American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry||President||2019 - 2021|
|International Medical Graduates (IMG) Caucus, American Psychiatric Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|President, International Medical Graduates (IMG) Association||President||2016 - Present|
|Secretary and Treasurer Elect, American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry||Secretary-Treasure (combined Role)||2016 - 2018|
|Senior Mentor, International Medical Graduate Fellowship, American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training||Ad-hoc Member||2015 - Present|
|Annual Meeting Planning Committee, American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry||Ad-hoc Member||2014 - Present|
|Annual Meeting Self-Assessment Program, American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry||Member||2013 - Present|
|Clinical Practice Committee, American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry||Member||2012 - Present|
|Health Assistance InterVention Education Network (HAVEN) Program, State of Connecticut, Oversight Committee||2011 - Present|
|Continuing Medical Education Committee, American Association For Geriatric Psychiatry||Member||2011 - Present|