Karen L. Swartz, MD
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Karen L. Swartz, M.D. is Director of Clinical and Educational Programs at the Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center.  She is the Vice Chair for Faculty and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  She is leading the Johns Hopkins Department of Psychiatry’s efforts to provide psychological support and psychiatric care to frontline health care workers during COVID. She is also the founder and director of the Adolescent Depression Awareness Program (ADAP), a school-based program designed to educate high school students, faculty, and parents about adolescent depression.  In its 21st year, the ADAP curriculum has been taught to over 120,000 high school students across the United States.  Dr. Swartz holds the Myra S. Meyer Professorship in Mood Disorders.