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Alexander Thompson, MD, MBA, MPH

Vice Chair for Education
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry


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

Certified Physician Executive - American Academy of Physician Leadership


Stock, E. M., Stamey, J. D., Zeber, J. E., Thompson, A. W. & Copeland, L. A. (2018). A Bayesian Approach to Modeling Risk of Hospital Admissions Associated With Schizophrenia Accounting for Underdiagnosis of the Disorder in Administrative Records. Computational psychiatry (Cambridge, Mass.), 2, 1-10. PMID: 30090859.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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., 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.

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.