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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:


Is Treatment Adherence the Goal of Shared Decision Making?
Drake RE
Psychiatr Serv. 2018 Dec 1;69(12):1195. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.691203.
PMID: 30501495

Overmedicating vulnerable children in the U.S.
Drake RE
Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 2018 Nov 26;:1-2. doi: 10.1017/S2045796018000689. Epub 2018 Nov 26.
PMID: 30474575

Real-World Technology Use Among People With Mental Illnesses: Qualitative Study.
Carpenter-Song E, Noel VA, Acquilano SC, Drake RE
JMIR Ment Health. 2018 Nov 23;5(4):e10652. doi: 10.2196/10652. Epub 2018 Nov 23.
PMID: 30470681

Community mental health in rural India: the Shifa project in Padhar Hospital, Madhya Pradesh.
Ebenezer JA, Drake RE
BJPsych Int. 2018 May;15(2):38-40. doi: 10.1192/bji.2017.8.
PMID: 29953122

Mobile Health (mHealth) Versus Clinic-Based Group Intervention for People With Serious Mental Illness: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Ben-Zeev D, Brian RM, Jonathan G, Razzano L, Pashka N, Carpenter-Song E, Drake RE, Scherer EA
Psychiatr Serv. 2018 Sep 1;69(9):978-985. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201800063. Epub 2018 May 25.
PMID: 29793397

Comparing predictors of employment in Individual Placement and Support: A longitudinal analysis.
Metcalfe JD, Riley J, McGurk S, Hale T, Drake RE, Bond GR
Psychiatry Res. 2018 Jun;264:85-90. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.03.050. Epub 2018 Mar 22.
PMID: 29627701

Psychotropic medications for highly vulnerable children.
McLaren JL, Barnett ER, Concepcion Zayas MT, Lichtenstein J, Acquilano SC, Schwartz LM, Woloshin S, Drake RE
Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2018 Apr;19(6):547-560. doi: 10.1080/14656566.2018.1445720. Epub 2018 Mar 29.
PMID: 29596008

The Use of Standardized Discharge in IPS Supported Employment Programs.
Metcalfe J, Drake RE, Bond G
Psychiatr Serv. 2018 Apr 1;69(4):476-478. 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. 2018 Sep 4;20(10):1206-1214. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntx190.
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