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David E. Karol

Associate Professor of Clinical

Vice Chair of Clinical Services Psychiatry

Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience | College of Medicine

  • Residency: Duke University Medical Center (Internal Medicine and Psychiatry)
  • Doctoral Degree: Case Western Reserve University (Medicine)
  • Master's Degree: Case Western Reserve University (Bioethics)
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Dayton (Psychology)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry) (Certification Date: 2012-09-13)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 2012-08-13) - (Recertification Date: 2023-01-01)


Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Clinical Interests



Substance Use Disorder

Peer Reviewed Publications

Schoenberger, Alexandra; Boudreaux, Cindy; Sachdeva, Jyoti; Ruegg, Hilja; Yadav, Vijayshree; Karol, David E 2022. C-L Case Conference: A 33-Year-Old Bhutanese Woman With Postpartum Hallucinations. Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, ,

Ehrman, Sarah E; Norton, Kavitha P; Karol, David E; Weaver, Meaghann S; Lockwood, Bethany; Latimer, Abigail; Scott, Erin; Jones, Christopher A; Macauley, Robert 2021. Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Medical Decision-Making Capacity Assessment. Journal of palliative medicine, 24 4, 599-604

Xiong, Glen L; Pinkhasov, Aaron; Mangal, Jed P; Huang, Heather; Rado, Jeffrey; Gagliardi, Jane; Demoss, Dustin; Karol, David; Suo, Shannon; Lang, Michael; Stern, Marsha; Spearman, E Vanessa; Onate, John; Annamalai, Aniyizhai; Saliba, Zeina; Heinrich, Thomas; Fiedorowicz, Jess G 2020. QTc monitoring in adults with medical and psychiatric comorbidities: Expert consensus from the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry. Journal of psychosomatic research, 135 , 110138

Karol, David E; Schuermeyer, Isabel N; Brooker, Craig A 2007. The case of H.S.: the ethics of reporting alcohol dependence in a bus driver. International journal of psychiatry in medicine, 37 3, 267-73

Karol, David E; Criscione-Schreiber, Lisa G; Lin, Min; Clowse, Megan E B . Depressive symptoms and associated factors in systemic lupus erythematosus. Psychosomatics, 54 5, 443-50

Karol, David E; Muzyk, Andrew J; Preud'homme, Xavier A . A case of delirium, motor disturbances, and autonomic dysfunction due to baclofen and tizanidine withdrawal: a review of the literature. General hospital psychiatry, 33 1, 84.e1-2