Gail Daumit, M.D., M.H.S.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Gail Daumit M.D., M.H.S., is the Samsung Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine with a joint appointment in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences as well as appointments in Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, and Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Daumit earned her M.D. from Emory University School of Medicine as a Robert W. Woodruff Scholar and completed her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. She was also a fellow in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins and a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, earning a M.H.S. in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 

Dr. Daumit has dedicated her research career to improving physical health and decreasing premature mortality in persons with serious mental illness. She has developed a creative and highly impactful research program using methods spanning descriptive epidemiology, health services research, clinical trials and implementation science to address the overall health of this population with a high burden of cardiovascular disease and other medical conditions. She serves as the Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research in the Department of Medicine.