Robert E. Drake, PhD

Professor of The Dartmouth Institute
Professor of Community and Family Medicine

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

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 Prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injury Among People With Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders.
McHugo GJ, Krassenbaum S, Donley S, Corrigan JD, Bogner J, Drake RE
J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2016 Jul 21; Epub 2016 Jul 21.
PMID: 27455436

Individual Placement And Support Services Boost Employment For People With Serious Mental Illnesses, But Funding Is Lacking.
Drake RE, Bond GR, Goldman HH, Hogan MF, Karakus M
Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Jun 1;35(6):1098-105. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2016.0001.
PMID: 27269028

Hospitalization Risk Before and After Employment Among Adults With Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, or Major Depression.
Luciano A, Metcalfe JD, Bond GR, Xie H, Miller AL, Riley J, O'Malley AJ, Drake RE
Psychiatr Serv. 2016 Oct 1;67(10):1131-1138. Epub 2016 Jun 1.
PMID: 27247173

Policy Implications of the Mental Health Treatment Study.
Drake RE, Frey W, Karakus M, Salkever D, Bond GR, Goldman HH
Psychiatr Serv. 2016 Oct 1;67(10):1139-1141. Epub 2016 Jun 1.
PMID: 27247172

Hospitalisation of severely mentally ill patients with and without problematic substance use before and during Assertive Community Treatment: an observational cohort study.
Clausen H, Ruud T, Odden S, Šaltytė Benth J, Heiervang KS, Stuen HK, Killaspy H, Drake RE, Landheim A
BMC Psychiatry. 2016 May 4;16:125. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-0826-5. Epub 2016 May 4.
PMID: 27145937

Illuminating the Interstices: What Small Studies Add to Science.
Drake RE, Green AI
J Dual Diagn. 2016 Apr-Jun;12(2):107-8. doi: 10.1080/15504263.2016.1177374.
PMID: 27070957

The IPS Learning Community: A Longitudinal Study of Sustainment, Quality, and Outcome.
Bond GR, Drake RE, Becker DR, Noel VA
Psychiatr Serv. 2016 Aug 1;67(8):864-9. doi: 10.1176/ Epub 2016 Apr 1.
PMID: 27032661

Sustaining Individual Placement and Support (IPS) services: the IPS Learning Community.
Bond GR, Drake RE, Becker DR, Noel V
World Psychiatry. 2016 Feb;15(1):81-3. doi: 10.1002/wps.20294.
PMID: 26833616

Trauma, Technology, and Routine Outcome Measures.
Drake RE, Green AI
J Dual Diagn. 2016;12(1):1-3. doi: 10.1080/15504263.2016.1147776.
PMID: 26829002

Analyzing Long-Duration and High-Frequency Data Using the Time-Varying Effect Model.
Xie H, Drake RE, Kim SJ, McHugo GJ
Adm Policy Ment Health. 2016 Jan 23; Epub 2016 Jan 23.
PMID: 26803829