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Dr. Tampi is a Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Learner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and the Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio and the Chief, Section for Geriatric Psychiatry, Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Tampi is a graduate of the University of Kerala, Kerala, India. He trained in Psychiatry at the University of Leeds, Leeds, England and at the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. During his residency training in England, Dr. Tampi also attained a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry from the University of Leeds. He completed his Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Tampi has received three ‘Outstanding Teaching Attending Awards’ and the ‘Chairman’s Award’ for outstanding teaching, research and clinical work from the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. He has received the ‘Teacher of the Year’ Award at the Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Program in 2015, 2016 and 2018. Dr. Tampi is a recipient of the Geriatric Academic Career Award (GACA) instituted by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). He was a recipient of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP), ‘Clinician of the Year Award’ in 2013. Dr. Tampi also received the AAGP’s ‘Recognition and Appreciation’ Certificate in 2018. In October 2018, Dr. Tampi was honored with the AAGP’s Educator of the Year Award. Dr. Tampi is a Distinguished Fellow at the American Psychiatric Association (APA). He is the President of the International Medical Graduates (IMG) Caucus at the APA. Dr. Tampi was the Program Chair for the 2017 AAGP Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas. He was the Secretary and Treasurer of the AAGP for 2017-2018. Dr. Tampi is the President-Elect of the AAGP. Dr. Tampi has over 100 publications on various topics in psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry. In addition, he is the editor of 6 books in psychiatry. Dr. Tampi’s clinical and research interests are the management of psychiatric disorders in late life, neurodegenerative disorders, ethical and legal issues in geriatric psychiatry and integrated geriatric-psychiatric care.