Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Howard University Hospital Department of Psychiatry consists of clinical faculty representing generalists and sub-specialists in psychiatry and psychology. settings.

Featured Services

  • In-Patient Services
  • Consultation - Liaison Services
  • Substance Abuse Services
  • Child/Adolescent, Adult Outpatient Clinic
  • Bi-Polar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Schizophrenia

About the Chair

Dr. Walter Bland

Dr. Bland is the Interim Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC. Learn More.

Walter P. Bland, MD
Interim Department Chair

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The 11th Melvin E. Jenkins, Jr., MD Lectureship in Pediatrics

Thursday, May 05, 2016

The Melvin E. Jenkins, Jr., MD Lectureship in Pediatrics emphasizes child health and developmental issues which impact children everywhere.

FPP, Clinical Trials, and Community Health

We offer a full range of clinical options through the Faculty Practice Plan, research programs and service partnerships. 

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Psychiatric Services

We promote evidence-based, innovative and established treatments to help close the inequality gap, treating both the mildly distressed and the severely disturbed while addressing cultural needs. 

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The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Sciences Administrative Offices
Howard University Hospital
2041 Georgia Avenue, NW
Suite 5B01
Washington, DC 20060

Appointments & Scheduling Phone: (202) 865-6611

Contact Us Phone: (202) 865-6615
Fax: (202) 865-3068

Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday
8:30am - 4:30pm