MD, Harvard Medical School, 1981
MHA, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Crum's major research interests focus on the epidemiology and prevention of psychiatric disorders, alcoholism, and other substance abuse. Current research activities include the development of a research program of study on the epidemiology and prevention of alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Recent projects center on identifying risk factors for alcohol abuse and dependence among adults and adolescents, evaluating the co-morbidity of alcohol and psychiatric disorders, studying a brief intervention for the prevention of alcoholism among severely mentally ill patients, and assessing the potential role of spirituality and religious beliefs and practices in the treatment of patients with severe mental illness.
Honors and Awards
Fellow, American Psychopathological Association, 2001 Advising, Mentoring & Teaching Recognition Award (AMTRA), Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1997 and 2004 Elected to Delta Omega - Alpha Chapter, 1994 Scientist Development Award for Clinicians, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 1993 Thomas P. Hackett Award, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1989 Graduated cum laude, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, Class of 1985 Graduated cum laude with Departmental Honors in Biological Sciences, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY, Class of 1979