Center for Perioperative Mental Health

Department of Psychiatry and Department of Anesthesiology

The Center for Perioperative Mental Health develops personalized pathways for patient-centered, perioperative geriatric care to optimize brain health. Center leaders are supporting the stakeholder engagement and collaborative planning process for the center.

The Center for Perioperative Mental Health is led by Dr. Michael Avidan and Dr. Eric Lenze.

Holzer, K.J., Avidan, M.S., and Lenze, E.J. (2021) Perioperative Mental Health in Older Adults: New Research on Epidemiology and Outcomes. Am J of Geriatric Psychiatry, 29(12);1222-1224.doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2021.02.036[PM1] 

Abraham, J., Meng, A., Siraco, S., et al. (2020) A Qualitative Study of Perioperative Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 28(10):1107-1118. doi:10.1016/j.jagp.2020.02.010

The Center for Perioperative Mental Health (CMPH) is funded by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) (grant #1P50MH122351 – 01A1). In addition to the NIMH, the CPMH received seed funding from the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) in the form of a Special Translational Award Recipient (STAR) grant.