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Oliver Lee McCabe, PhD

Joint Appointment, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Affiliate Faculty, The Johns Hopkins Public Health Preparedness Programs

Associate Scientist

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Mental Health
Mental Health

Center & Institute Affiliation(s):

Contact Information

624 N. Broadway
Hampton House 197
Baltimore , Maryland   21205



PhD , Catholic University of America , 1968
MA , George Washington University , 1965


Areas of Expertise and Experience

Emergency/Disaster Mental Health; Quality Reform in Health Care; Evidence-Based Practice; Lay Communities as Agents of Health Promotion; Behavioral Health Workforce Education & Competency Development; Addiction and Co-Occurring Conditions; Clinical Practice Management; Provider Network Development; Integrated Delivery Systems

Honors and Awards

2007 Award for Outstanding Professional Contributions to Psychology from the Maryland Psychological Association;

2007 Co-Founders Award for Collaborative Outreach in the Field of Crisis Response from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation

    Selected Publications from the Last 2 Years


    McCabe, O.L, Everly, G.S., Brown, L.M., Wendleboe, A.M., Abd-Hamid, N.H., Tallchief, V.L., and Links, J.M. Psychological First Aid: A Consensus-Derived, Empirically-Supported, Competency-Based Training Model. American Journal of Public Health. 2014;104(4):621-628.

  • McCabe, O.L., Perry, C., Azur, M., Taylor, Gwon, M.S.. Mosley, A., Semon, N., and Links, J.M. Guided Preparedness Planning with Lay Communities: A Systems-Based Model for Enhancing Capacity of Rural Emergency Response. Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine. 2013;28(1):1-8. 

  • McCabe, O.L., Marum, F., Semon, N., Mosley, A., Gwon, H.S., Perry, C. Moore, S.S., Links, J.M. (2012). Participatory Public Health Systems Research: Value of Community Involvement in a Study-Series in Mental Health Emergency Preparedness. American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2012;7(4):303-312

  • McCabe, O.L., Marum, F., Gwon, M.S.. Mosley, A., Langlieb, A, Everly, G.S., Kaminsky, M.J., and Links, J.M. Community Capacity-Building in Disaster Mental Health Resilience: A Pilot Study of an Academic/Faith Partnership Model.  International Journal of Emergency Mental Health. 2012;4(2):112-124.

  • McCabe, O.L., DiClemente, C.C., and Links, J.M. Applying Behavioral Science to Workforce Challenges in the Public Health Emergency Preparedness System. American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2012;7(2):155-166.