Donovan Maust, M.D.
Donovan T. Maust, M.D., M.S., is a geriatric psychiatrist and health services researcher. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and a research scientist in the Center for Clinical Management Research of the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. Dr. Maust serves as the faculty lead of the Data & Design Core at the Eisenberg Family Depression Center.
He has two primary areas of research interest. First, he is interested in understanding both the drivers and consequences of potentially inappropriate psychotropic use among older adults, focusing on benzodiazepines and antipsychotics. In addition, his research explores the factors that drive the potentially inappropriate healthcare utilization of patients with dementia.
Dr. Maust earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University. He completed his psychiatry residency and geriatric psychiatry fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, with further Learner in health services research at the University of Michigan.