Alexander Thompson, MD, MBA, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information


BBA, Finance, University of Texas
MBA, Management, Rice University
MD, Baylor College of Medicine
MPH, Health and Policy Research, University of Washington

Internship, Family Medicine & Psychiatry, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Resident, General Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Fellow, Primary Care Psychiatry, University of Washington

Licensure and Certifications

Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
Certified Physician Executive - American Academy of Physician Leadership


Thompson, A., Williams, D., Angelino, A., Freudenreich, O. & Treisman, G. (2017). Psychotic Disorders and Severe Mental Illness. In Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry - A Paradigm for Integrated Care. New York: Oxford University Press.

Morse, E., Ando, T. & Thompson, A. W. (2017). Overview of Substance Use Disorders. Addiction.

Gray, R., Thompson, A. W. (2017). Laboratory Testing in Psychiatry. Fundamentals.

Rohlf, D., Cocozella, J. & Thompson, A. W. (2017). Clinical Management of Alcohol Use Disorders. Addiction.

Weber, A. N., Michail, M., Thompson, A. & Fiedorowicz, J. G. (2017). Psychiatric emergencies: Assessing and managing suicidal ideation. Med Clin North Am, 101(3), 553-571. PMID: 28372713.

Weber, A., Thompson, A. W. (2017). Alcohol and Drug Withdrawal Syndromes and Their Clinical Management. Addiction.

Jackson, J. G., Ando, T. & Thompson, A. W. (2017). Clinical Management of Drug Use Disorders. Addiction.

Stock, E., Copeland, L., Tsan, J., Zeber, J., Veronin, M. & Thompson, A. (2016). Association of hospitalization with first-line antidepressant polypharmacy among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with PTSD: Examining the influence of methodological approaches. Military Medicine.

Jolly, J. B., Fluet, N. R., Reis, M. D., Stern, C. H., Thompson, A. W. & Jolly, G. A. (2016). Review of behavioral health integration in primary care at Baylor Scott and White Healthcare, Central Region.

Joules, N., Williams, D. & Thompson, A. (2014). Depression in Redient Physicians: A systematic review. Open Journal of Depression, 3, 89-100.

Schreiber, M., Thompson, A. (2013). The Pharmacologic Management of Depression in Parkinson’s Disease. Degenerative Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease, 3, 1-9.

Avidan, A., Hays, R. D., Diaz, N., Bordelon, Y., Thompson, A. W., Vassar, S. D. & Vickrey, B. G. (2013). Associations of sleep disturbance symptoms with health-related quality of life in Parkinson's disease. The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences, 25(4), 319-26. PMID: 24247858.

Rod, N. H., Bordelon, Y., Thompson, A., Marcotte, E. & Ritz, B. (2013). Major life events and development of major depression in Parkinson's disease patients. European Journal of Neurology, 20, 663-70.

Thompson, A. W., Kobau, R., Park, R. & Grant, D. (2012). Epilepsy care and mental health care for people with epilepsy: California Health Interview Survey, 2005. Preventing chronic disease, 9, E60. PMID: 22360871.

Thielke, S., Thompson, A. & Stuart, R. (2011). Health psychology in primary care: recent research and future directions. Psychology Research and Behavior Management, 4, 59-68.

Thompson, A. W., Liu, H., Hays, R. D., Katon, W. J., Rausch, R., Diaz, N., Jacob, E. L., Vassar, S. D. & Vickrey, B. G. (2011). Diagnostic accuracy and agreement across three depression assessment measures for Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism & related disorders, 17(1), 40-5. PMID: 21084211.

Jacob, E. L., Gatto, N. M., Thompson, A., Bordelon, Y. & Ritz, B. (2010). Occurrence of Depression and Anxiety prior to Parkinson’s disease. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, 16(9), 276-81.

Thompson, A. W., Hantke, N., Phatak, V. & Chaytor, N. (2010). The Personality Assessment Inventory as a tool for diagnosing psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. Epilepsia, 51(1), 161-4. PMID: 19490032.

Lemberg, M., Thompson, A. W. (2010). Marfan syndrome and schizophrenia: a case report and literature review. General hospital psychiatry, 32(2), 228.e9-228.e10. PMID: 20303004.

Thompson, A. W., Miller, J. W., Katon, W., Chaytor, N. & Ciechanowski, P. (2009). Sociodemographic and clinical factors associated with depression in epilepsy. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 14(4), 655-60. PMID: 19233316.

Thompson, A., Fan, M., Unutzer, J. & Katon, W. (2008). One Extra Month of Depression: The Effects of Caregiving on Depression Outcomes in the IMPACT Trial. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 28(5), 511-6.

Thompson, A., Silverman, B., Dzeng, L. & Treisman, G. (2006). Psychotropic medications and HIV. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 42(9), 1305-10.