Marianne Klugheit, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

Dr. Klugheit trained in Psychiatry at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. Her early career focused on Community Psychiatry, treating patients with serious mental illness. Dr. Klugheit became board certified in Geriatric Psychiatry in 1995. She is a distinguished Life Fellow of APA, member of American College of Psychiatry, and Program Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship at University of Arizona School of Medicine. Her areas of greatest interest are Delirium and the Dementias. She is currently the Medical Director of Inpatient Geropsychiatry Unit at SAVAHCS, Director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at SAVAHCS, and Chair of the Dementia Committee at SAVAHCS.

Professional Affiliations

Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, American College of Psychiatry, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, American Delirium Society

Research/Clinical Interests

Delirium, Dementia, Fellowship Training in Geriatric Psychiatry, Resident Training in Geriatric Psychiatry, Ethics in the Treatment of Older Adults

  • BA: Temple University, Philadelphia PA
  • MD: Drexel Medical University, Philadelphia PA
Honors and Awards
  • 2013: APA Distinguished Life Fellow
  • 2009-present: “Top Docs”
  • 2008, 2010, 2014: VA-UMC Teaching Award
  • 2002: Philadelphia Magazine “Top Docs 2002”
  • 2001: Robert Jones Award, Philadelphia Psychiatric Society
  • 2003: Distinguished Fellow, APA
  • 1990: J. Martin Meyers Award, Pennsylvania Hospital
  • 1980: USPHS Commissioned Officers’ Award
  • University of Pennsylvania, Psychiatry
Board Certifications
  • Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry