Alan M. Langlieb, MD, MPH, MBA
Alan Langlieb

Alan M. Langlieb, MD, MPH, MBA

Medical Director, Inpatient Psychiatry

Dr. Alan Langlieb currently serves as the Medical Director of the inpatient psychiatric unit of Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. He is also an author and educator, whose career interests have spanned three decades in a broad range of professional areas, including mental health in the workplace, trauma and resilience, health services research, health promotion, forensic psychiatry, and preventive medicine.

Dr. Langlieb specializes in treating adults with a variety of mood and behavioral disorders in the inpatient, outpatient, and partial hospitalization settings. He speaks nationally on topics such as health promotion and wellness, the benefits and assessment of quality care, stress and resilience, functional outcomes and productivity, employee safety, violence in the workplace, disability prevention, and the cost-effectiveness of psychiatric care.

Prior to joining Georgetown University Hospital, Dr. Langlieb spearheaded initiatives between academia and the corporate communities in his role as both past-Chairperson of the American Psychiatric Association Committee on Business Relations and as full-time faculty at both The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has expertise in forensic medicine and has contracted with government agencies including the CIA and the US Department of Justice. Additionally, he has co-developed innovative health promotion initiatives in preventive medicine and public health which resulted in strategic collaborations with corporations such as Johnson & Johnson, Glaxo SmithKline, Constellation Energy Group, Children's Television Workshop, The Lyons Group, NBC-TV, and the Maryland Department of Education.

As a recipient of the American Medical Association's Award for Excellence, Dr. Langlieb has been published in numerous peer-reviewed medical journals and has served as a peer reviewer for The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Journal of Managed Care, The European Journal of Psychiatry, and The Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. He is a past editor of the student section of JAMA. He is co-editor of a widely used textbook in the field of occupational medicine and psychiatry entitled, "Mental Health and Productivity in the Workplace." He is currently an Associate Editor of the journal Crisis, Stress, and Human Resilience.

Dr. Langlieb received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. He earned his MPH and MBA degrees and completed two residencies in both Psychiatry and Preventive Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.