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Michael Smith
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Academic Degrees
PhD, Alliant University, CA School of Prof. Psychology, Alameda, 1998

Departmental Affiliation
Psychiatry – Behavioral Medicine Clinic

Departmental Address
Meyer 1-104
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: (410) 614-3396
Fax: (410) 614-3366

Honors and Awards

1997-1998       Predoctoral Psychology Intern, University of Rochester Medical School, Rochester, NY
1998-1999       Fellow in Behavioral Medicine, Pain and Symptom Treatment Center, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
1999-2001       National Research Service Award Fellow (NIMH/NRSA), University of Rochester, Sleep Research Laboratory, Rochester, NY
1999-2001       Senior Instructor of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY
2000-2001       Assistant Director, University of Rochester Sleep Research Laboratory, Rochester, NY
2001-              Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Awards and other Professional Credentials

1989    Magna Cum Laude Graduate, University of Notre Dame
1989    Dockkweiler Award in Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
1998    Neuropsychological Testing Consultant to Law offices of David Carlile, Marshall, Texas
1999    Sleep Research Society Travel Award
1999    Clinical Psychology Licensure (New York State since 1999, Maryland State since 2001)

Selected Publications

1)      Smith MS, Smith MT.  A stimulus control procedure in the gynecological exam with sexual abuse survivors.  Women and Health, 30(2),39-51 (1999).

2)      Smith MT, Perlis ML, Smith MS, Carmody, TP, Giles DE.  Sleep quality and pre-sleep arousal  in chronic pain.  Journal of Behavioral Medicine 23,1, 1-13 (2000).

3)      Smith MT., Carmody TP., Smith MS.  Quality of Well-Being Scale and chronic back pain. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 7(3), 175-184 (2000).

4)      Perlis M., Aloia M., Millikan A, Boehmler J., Smith M., Greenblatt D., Giles DE.  Behavioral Treatment of insomnia: A clinical case series study.  Journal of Behavioral Medicine 23,2, 149-161(2000).

5)      Perlis ML, Smith MT, Giles DE, Andrews P. Beta/Gamma EEG activity in patients with primary and secondary insomnia and in good sleeper controls. Sleep 24(1), 1-8 (2001).

6)      Smith MT, Perlis ML, Carmody TP, Smith, MS, Giles, DE.  Pre-Sleep Cognitions in Insomnia Secondary to Chronic Pain. Journal of Behavioral Medicine 24(1), 93-114 (2001).

7)      Perlis ML., Kehr EL., Andrews PA, Orff H., Smith MT, Giles DE. Temporal and stagewise distribution of high frequency EEG activity in patients with primary insomnia and secondary insomnia and in good sleep controls. Journal of Sleep Research. 10, 93-104 (2001).

8)      Perlis ML, Sharpe MC, Smith MT, Greenblatt DW, Giles DE.  Behavioral treatment of insomnia: Treatment outcome and the relevance of medical and psychiatric morbidity. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 24(3) 281-296 (2001).

9)      Perlis ML, Smith  MT,  Orff HJ. Andrews PJ, Giles DE.The mesograde amnesia of sleep may be attenuated in subjects with primary insomnia. Physiology & Behavior. 74, 1-6 (2001).

10)  Perlis ML, Merica H, Smith MT, Giles DE. Beta EEG in Insomnia. Journal of Sleep Medicine Reviews. 5(5). (2001).

11)  Smith MT, Perlis, ML, Parks A, Smith, MS, Pennington J, Giles DE, Buysse D.  Comparative Meta-analysis of pharmacotherapy and behavior therapy for insomnia. American Journal of Psychiatry 159(1), 5-11 (2002).

12)  Perlis Ml, Giles DE, Smith MT, Orff HJ, Andrews PJ. The effects of an orally administered cholinergic agonist on REM sleep in subjects with MDD: a preliminary report. Biological Psychiatry. 51(6), 457-462 (2002).

13)  Smith MT, Perlis, ML, Chengazi VU, Pennington J., Soeffing J., Ryan JM, Giles DE. Neuroimaging of NREM sleep in primary insomnia: A Tc-99-HMPAO single photon computed tomography study. Sleep, 25(3), 325-335 (2002).

14)  Perlis ML, Smith, MT, Cacialli DO. Nowakowski S, Orff HJ. On the comparability of pharmacotherapy and behavior therapy for chronic insomnia - commentary and implications. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 54(1), 51-59 (2003).

15)  Youngstead SD, Perlis ML, O'Brien M, Palmer CR, Smith MT. Orff HJ, Kripke DF. No association of sleep with daily physical activity. Physiology and Behavior, 78, 395-401 (2003).

16)  Smith MT, Perlis, ML, Smith ML. Sleep onset insomnia and pain intensity discriminate suicidal ideation in patients with chronic pain. Clinical Journal of Pain. In Press.

17)  Smith MT, Wegener S. Self-report measures of sleep in chronic pain. Arthritis Care and Research. In Press.

18)  Smith MT & Haythornthwaite JA. The relationship between sleep disturbance and chronic pain: Insights from the longitudinal and cognitive-behavioral clinical trials literature. Sleep Medicine Reviews. In Press

19)  Drummond SP, Smith MT, Chengazi VU, & Perlis ML.. Functional imaging of the sleeping brain: Findings and implications for the study of insomnia. Sleep Medicine Reviews. In Press.


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