Michael Flaum, MD


Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information

Office: 1-401 Medical Education Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-353-4340

Web: Iowa Consortium for Mental Health


BS, Columbia University
MD, State University of New York

Residency, Psychiatry, New York University Medical Center
Fellowship, Neurobiology (Clinical), Schizophrenia (Research), Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Psychiatry certification, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Research Summary

Public and Community Psychiatry; Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders; Motivational Interviewing

Selected Publications

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Flaum M.  Telemental Health as a Solution to the Widening Gap between Supply and Demand for Mental Health Services.  Elsevier Inc.  2013. 

Flaum M.  Strategies to close the "mortality gap".  The American Journal of Psychiatry.  2010 February. 167(2):120-1.

Fiedorowicz J, Epping E, Flaum M.  Toward defining schizophrenia as a more useful clinical concept.  Current Psychiatry Reports.  2008 August. 10(4):344-51.

Carnahan R, Lund B, Perry P, Chrischilled E, Flaum M.  Antipsychotic polytherapy in a state Medicaid program from 1990 to 2001.  Journal of College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists.  2007 April. 

McCormick L, Flaum M.  Diagnosing schizophrenia circa 2005: how and why?.  Current Psychiatry Reports.  2005 August. 7(4):311-5.

Ho B, Andreasen N, Nopoulos P, Arndt S, Magnotta V, Flaum M.  Progressive structural brain abnormalities and their relationship to clinical outcome: a longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study early in schizophrenia.  Archives of General Psychiatry.  2003 June. 60(6):585-94.

Wassink T, Flaum M, Nopoulos P, Andreasen N.  Prevalence of depressive symptoms early in the course of schizophrenia.  The American Journal of Psychiatry.  1999 February. 156(2):315-6.

Flaum M, Andreasen N, Widiger T.  Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders in DSM-IV: Final Overview.  American Psychiatric Association.  1998. 

Flaum M, Andreasen N.  Psychiatry. More choices for treating voices.  Lancet.  1997. 350 Suppl 3:SIII22.

Flaum M, Schultz S.  The core symptoms of schizophrenia.  Annals of Medicine.  1996 December. 28(6):525-31.

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