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Bruce A. Kaup, MD

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Assistant Professor

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10 N.Greene St. Baltimore, MD 21201

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Education and Training

Stanford University, BA, 1975

University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD, 1982

Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, MPH, 1990


Dr. Kaup is a psychiatrist whose clinical duties are based in the Mental Health Clinics of the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS). He works with veterans of all ages, and has an Added Qualification in Geriatric Psychiatry.  He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, and supervises PGY-III residents in the VA outpatient clinic at the Baltimore site.

Dr. Kaup's rsearch interests have included depression in nursing home populations and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in combat veterans. At present, Dr. Kaup provides psychiatric assessment, including assessment of PTSD, in Gulf War and OIF veterans enrolled in the depleted uranium health surveillance program.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Geriatric psychiatry, posttraumatic stress disorder

Highlighted Publications

Kaup BA, Ruskin PE, Nyman G.  Significant life events and PTSD in elderly World War II veterans. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2:239-243, 1994.

Kaup B, Loreck D, Gruber-Baldini A, German P, Menon A, Zimmerman S, Burton L, Magaziner J.  Depression and its relationship to function and medical status, by dementia status, in nursing home admissions.  American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 15(5):438-442, 2007.

McDiarmid MA, Gaitens JM, Hines S, Breyer R, Wong-You-Cheong JJ, Engelhardt SM, Oliver M, Gucer P, Kane R, Cernich A, Kaup B, Hoover D, Gaspari AA, Liu J, Harberts E, Brown L, Centeno JA, Gray PJ, Xu H, Squibb KS.  The Gulf War depleted uranium cohort at 20 years: bioassay results and novel approaches to fragment surveillance.  Health Phys, 104(4):347-361, 2013.