Dale Svendsen, MD, Psychiatry, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center


Psychiatry Columbus, OH


Adjunct Professor, Director, Division of Public and Community Psychiatry

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Education & Training

  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Ohio State University HospitalResidency, Psychiatry, 1968 - 1971
  • Ohio State UniversityM.S., Psychiatry, 1971
  • Evanston HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 1967 - 1968
  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine
    The Ohio State University College of MedicineClass of 1967
  • Northern Illinois UniversityB.A., Psychology, 1964

Certifications & Licensure

  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 1990 - 2017
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1973 - 1976
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1971 - 2020
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1967 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Ohio’s Departments of Psychiatry Chairs’ Award, for career-long dedication to improving Ohio’s mental health care CWRU/Metro Health Medical Center, CWRU/University Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, University of Toledo, NEOUCOM, OSU Medical Center, U of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, Wright State University, 2007
  • Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation, for Transforming the Mission and Values of Inpatient Psychiatric Services and Fostering Collaborative Relationships between Private and Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services Ohio Hospital Association, 2007
  • Ohio Commendation Medal, Ohio Cares Coordination Committee, for ensuring behavioral health support to returning Soldiers, Airmen and their families Ohio National Guard, 2006
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Principles of Antipsychotic Prescribing for Policy Makers, Circa 2008 Translating Knowledge to Promote Individualized Treatment  
    Parks, J., Radke, A., Parker, G., Foti, M.E., Eilers, R., Diamond, M., Svendsen,D., Tandon, R., Schizophrenia Bulletin, 1/1/2008
  • Mortality and Medical Co-morbidity Among Patients With Serious Mental Illness  
    Miller, B. J., Paschall, C. B., Svendsen, D. P., Psychiatric Services, 1/1/2006
  • The Professor of Public Psychiatry Model in Ohio: The Impact on Training, Program Innovation, and the Quality of Mental Health Care  
    Svendsen, D. P., Cutler, D. L., Ronis, R. J., Herman, L. C., Morrison, A., Smith, M. K., Munetz, M, Community Mental Health Journal, 1/1/2005
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Psychiatry in Primary Care 
    Riverside Methodist Hospitals, Columbus, OH - 1/1/2015
  • An Avoidable Tragedy: The Relationship of Premature Death and Serious Mental Illness. How Do We Respond? 
    University of Toledo, 2008; Riverside Methodist Hospital, 2008 - 1/28/2008
  • Physical and Mental Health: A Call to Action 
    Longbranch, NJ - 1/27/2008
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Hospital Affiliations