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Robert E. Drake, PhD

Professor of The Dartmouth Institute
Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Andrew Thomson, Jr., 1946 Professor

The Dartmouth Institute
Community and Family Medicine

Duke University, PHD 1977
Duke University, MD 1978
Princeton University, BA 1971

New Hampshire-Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Contact Information:

Dartmouth Medical School
HB 7255
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: Psychiatry Research Center, Lebanon NH
Phone: 603-448-0263
Email: Robert.E.Drake@Dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests:

Dr. Drake works actively as a clinician in community mental health centers and has been developing and evaluating innovative community programs for persons with severe mental disorders. He is well known for his work in co-occurring substance use disorder and severe mental illness. Some of his recent work has focused on vocational rehabilitation. His over 200 publications cover diverse aspects of adjustment and quality of life among persons with severe mental disorders and those in their support systems.

Selected Publications:


The Use of Standardized Discharge in IPS Supported Employment Programs.
Metcalfe J, Drake RE, Bond G
Psychiatr Serv. 2018 Jan 16;:appips201700309. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201700309. Epub 2018 Jan 16.
PMID: 29334878

Brief Web-Based Interventions for Young Adult Smokers With Severe Mental Illnesses: A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study.
Brunette MF, Ferron JC, Robinson D, Coletti D, Geiger P, Devitt T, Klodnick V, Gottlieb J, Xie H, Greene MA, Ziedonis D, Drake RE, McHugo GJ
Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Oct 14; doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntx190. Epub 2017 Oct 14.
PMID: 29059417

Economic, Labor, and Regulatory Moderators of the Effect of Individual Placement and Support Among People With Severe Mental Illness: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Metcalfe JD, Drake RE, Bond GR
Schizophr Bull. 2018 Jan 13;44(1):22-31. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbx132.
PMID: 29036727

Cognitive Predictors of Work Among Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries With Psychiatric Disorders Enrolled in IPS Supported Employment.
McGurk SR, Drake RE, Xie H, Riley J, Milfort R, Hale TW, Frey W
Schizophr Bull. 2018 Jan 13;44(1):32-37. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbx115.
PMID: 28981832

Foster and Adoptive Parent Perspectives on Needs and Services: a Mixed Methods Study.
Barnett ER, Jankowski MK, Butcher RL, Meister C, Parton RR, Drake RE
J Behav Health Serv Res. 2018 Jan;45(1):74-89. doi: 10.1007/s11414-017-9569-4.
PMID: 28852992

Simulations Test Impact Of Education, Employment, And Income Improvements On Minority Patients With Mental Illness.
Alegria M, Drake RE, Kang HA, Metcalfe J, Liu J, DiMarzio K, Ali N
Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Jun 1;36(6):1024-1031. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2017.0044.
PMID: 28583960

Mental health shared decision making in the US.
Drake RE
World Psychiatry. 2017 Jun;16(2):161-162. doi: 10.1002/wps.20419.
PMID: 28498589

Monitoring of Patients on Second-Generation Antipsychotics: A National Survey of Child Psychiatrists.
McLaren JL, Brunette MF, McHugo GJ, Drake RE, Daviss WB
Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Sep 1;68(9):958-961. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201500553. Epub 2017 Apr 17.
PMID: 28412899

Enhancing Clients' Communication Regarding Goals for Using Psychiatric Medications.
Deegan PE, Carpenter-Song E, Drake RE, Naslund JA, Luciano A, Hutchison SL
Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Aug 1;68(8):771-775. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201600418. Epub 2017 Apr 3.
PMID: 28366118

Psychiatric rehabilitation in Europe.
Rossler W, Drake RE
Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 2017 Jan 19;:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S2045796016000858. Epub 2017 Jan 19.
PMID: 28100293