Vineeth John, MD, MBA, is professor and vice chair for education in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. John is also the Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Section and is actively involved in various educational initiatives directed towards enhancing domain expertise among psychiatry residents. He received his medical training from Christian Medical College in Vellore, India and completed his residency in general adult psychiatry at Tufts-New England Medical Center and fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital. In addition, he holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business.

John has held positions of academic leadership at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. From 2010-2015, he directed the General Adult Psychiatry Residency Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School. Over the past decade, he has been studying the effect of disruptive styles of leadership in organizations and presenting his research at national and international conferences.


Medical Degree
Christian Medical College, India
Psychiatry, Tufts-New England Medical Center
Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital
Masters Degree
M.B.A., University of Pittsburg

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Adult General Psychiatry
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Schizophrenia
  • Second Opinion