Steve Koh

TitleAssociate Clinical Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0851
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Dr. Koh is Clinical Assistant Professor at University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Director for UCSD Community Psychiatry Fellowship, and UCSD Outpatient Faculty. He was Clinical Faculty in Dept of Psychiatry at Naval Hospital Balboa in San Diego, where he was psychiatrist at the Naval OASIS residential program for complicated PTSD, imbedded geriatric psychiatrist for Naval Hospital Internal Medicine Dept, and Attending for Consult Liaison Services. He is President of San Diego Psychiatric Society, Chair of Early Career Psychiatrists at the American Psychiatric Association (APA), member on the APA Council on Government Relations and Advocacy. He is past member of APA Council on Healthcare Systems and Finance, Board of Trustees, Minority Fellows Chair, Assembly of MITs Chair, and Chair of American Medical Association’s Resident/Fellows Section Public Health Committee. He sits on the Board of San Diego NAMI and recently elected to Board of Glenner Center. He was Resident Alternate Director of San Diego County Medical Society and represented at the California Medical Association House of Delegates. He is member of Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry with the Psychopathology and Publications Committee. He was past Board Member of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP). He is recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including AAGP Stepping Stones, SDPS APA district branch grant, Group for Advance of Psychiatry, APA Minority Leadership Program, Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence, and Academic Geriatric Resources Center, SDPS ECP Award, UCSD Lew Judd Research Award, and UCSD Dept of Psychiatry Teaching Award. He has given expert testimony at regulatory hearings at the state level and participated at APA Advocacy Day in Washington DC. He is involved in research at San Diego Hospice and has past research experience at Johns Hopkins Hospital, NIA, UCSD and Palo Alto VA Hospital. Dr. Koh received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology at the Johns Hopkins University in 1999. He received Masters in Public Health from the JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health and Masters in Business Administration from the JHU Carey School of Business in 2004 where he was program student president, worked as JHU alumni executive board member and started a student run consulting group. He received Medical Doctor degree from University of California at San Diego, School of Medicine in 2006 where he was AMSA Chapter co-president and Chair of Western Area annual conference. He finished internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York before coming back to UCSD to continue residency and finished Geriatric Psychiatry Clinical Fellowship in 2011. He then finished Geriatric T32 Research Fellow at University of California, San Diego, under Dr Dilip Jeste in 2012.

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    1. Erlich MD, Rolin SA, Dixon LB, Adler DA, Oslin DW, Levine B, Berlant JL, Goldman B, Koh S, First MB, Pabbati C, Siris SG. Why We Need to Enhance Suicide Postvention: Evaluating a Survey of Psychiatrists' Behaviors after the Suicide of a Patient. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2017 Jul; 205(7):507-511. PMID: 28590263.
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    2. Koh S. Towards an Integrated and Specialized Care for Geriatric Patients with Delirium. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 Mar; 25(3):243-244. PMID: 28110878.
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    3. Koh S, Sewell DD. Sexual functions in older adults. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015 Mar; 23(3):223-6. PMID: 25662519.
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    4. First MB, Bhat V, Adler D, Dixon L, Goldman B, Koh S, Levine B, Oslin D, Siris S. How do clinicians actually use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in clinical practice and why we need to know more. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2014 Dec; 202(12):841-4. PMID: 25390931.
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    5. Koh S, Cattell GM, Cochran DM, Krasner A, Langheim FJ, Sasso DA. Psychiatrists' use of electronic communication and social media and a proposed framework for future guidelines. J Psychiatr Pract. 2013 May; 19(3):254-63. PMID: 23653084.
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    6. Adler DA, Oslin DW, Valenstein M, Avery J, Dixon LB, Nossel I, Berlant J, Goldman B, Hackman AL, Koh S, Siris SG. Our job and their jobs: mental health clinicians and patients' work functioning. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2012 May; 200(5):451-3. PMID: 22551800.
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    7. Koh S, Blank K, Cohen CI, Cohen G, Faison W, Kennedy G, Kyomen H, Liptzin B, Meador K, Rohrbaugh R, Rusch B, Sakauye K, Schultz S, Streim J. Public's view of mental health services for the elderly: responses to Dear Abby. Psychiatr Serv. 2010 Nov; 61(11):1146-9. PMID: 21041356.
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