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PaulaJo Malin, MD

Associate Professor

PaulaJo Malin

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School of Medicine
Psychiatry
Psychiatry Residency Program
CUMC - Creighton University Medical Center

PaulaJo Malin, MD

Associate Professor

Dr. Malin is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Creighton University School of Medicine (CUSOM). Since 2003, Dr. Malin has served as the director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at Creighton University Medical Center and as a medical director there as well.  A passionate student and resident educator, Dr. Malin serves as the associate chair for Medical Student Education, the Psychiatry M3 Clerkship Director for Creighton University medical students, and rounds as a teaching attending for Psychiatry, Family Medicine, and Neurology residents as well.

Dr. Malin obtained her undergraduate degree from Creighton University in 1991.  She subsequently completed post-baccalaureate work in biology at the Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha. Dr. Malin graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1999. She completed her psychiatry residency training at the combined Creighton University and University of Nebraska Medical Center Psychiatric Residency Training Program in 2003. Dr. Malin is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  

Dr. Malin’s most recent publications in peer-reviewed journals include treating bipolar disorder in patients with comorbid breast or prostate cancer, and new advancements in treating Major Depressive Disorder with escitalopram.

Originally from Pella, Iowa, she was raised in a small Dutch village. A passionate animal advocate, she volunteers extensively for humane causes and animal societies. Mentoring students, both young and older, in Christianity has also been an ongoing passion. Deeply spiritual, she volunteers in many church related activities and attends Lifegate Interdenominational church in Omaha. In her spare time she is a “professional fan” of many sports and uses vacation time to travel to support her teams. She describes her favorite things in life as: peonies, pearls and anything Kate Spade.

Department

Psychiatry

Position

Associate Professor

Articles

  • Current Psychiatry
    Wilson, DR; Malin, PJ; Ramaswamy, S. Treatment of bipolar disorder in the presence of common medical conditions.
    Feb 2005 Suppl, , p. pp. 1-10 2005
  • Academic Medicine
    Kavan and Malin 2003

Publications

  • Not Applicable
    Coleman, R., P Malin. Psychiatry Clerkship OSCE for Formative Assessment. 2004

Presentations

  • Siv Hour, M.D., DeAndre Bluitt, M.D., Rick Yang, M.D., Paula Jo Malin, M.D., Imad Alsakaf, M.D., Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D. “Improving the Quality of Supervision between Residents and Attendings: Geriatric Outpatient Rotation”. Creighton University Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Symposium 2016
  • Nicholas Basalay M.D., Paula Jo Malin M.D, Chien Shien Yang M.D., Siv Hour M.D., Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, “Consult and Liaison Psychiatry: Improving the Quality of Supervision of Resident Physicians ”. Creighton University Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Symposium 2016
  • “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Topeka, Kansas 2008
  • “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Topeka, Kansas 2008
  • “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Sioux City, Iowa 2008
  • Dr. Saqueton’s practice, “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder, Omaha, Nebraska 2008
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Fremont, Nebraska 2008
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Falls City, Nebraska 2008
  • Depression in the Medically Ill Patient' to the Hospital faculty (not CME) 2008
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Omaha, Nebraska 2008
  • Center for Blood Conservation Program, “Darkness Visible: Recognizing and Overcoming Major Depression”, Omaha, NE 2008
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Sioux City, Iowa 2008
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Red Oak, Iowa 2008
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Lexington, Nebraska 2008
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Kearney, Nebraska 2008
  • speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Lincoln, Nebraska 2008
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Lincoln, Nebraska 2008
  • Dr. Gold’s office, “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Omaha, Nebraska 2008
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Topeka, Kansas 2008
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Manhattan, Kansas 2007
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Topeka, Kansas 2007
  • Dr. Rutz’s practice, “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Lincoln, Nebraska 2007
  • Invited speaker “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Columbus, Nebraska 2007
  • Madonna Rehabilitation Facility Invited Speaker, “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Lincoln, Nebraska 2007
  • Dr. Zawadieh’s Practice: “Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder”, Omaha, Nebraska 2007
  • Psychiatry on the Sharp Edges of Primary Care: Psychiatric Emergencies 2007
  • Psychiatry on the Sharp Edges of Primary Care: Methamphetamines, An American Epidemic 2007
  • Psychiatry on the Sharp Edges of Primary Care: Acute Psychotic Disorder 2007
  • Psychiatry on the Sharp Edges of Primary Care: Suicide 2007
  • Psychiatry on the Sharp Edges of Primary Care: Bipolar Disorder 2007
  • Psychiatry on the Sharp Edges of Primary Care: Somatoform Disorders 2007
  • Psychiatry on the Sharp Edges of Primary Care: Psychiatric Disorders Across the Female Lifespan' 2007
  • Somatoform Phenomena 2007
  • Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder 2007
  • Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder 2007
  • Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder 2007
  • Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder 2007
  • Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder 2007
  • Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder 2007
  • Atypical Antipsychotics in Biplar Disorder 2007
  • Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder 2007
  • Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorders 2007
  • Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorders 2007
  • Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorders 2007
  • Dissociative Disorders (UNMC) 2007
  • Psychiatric Issues in Hospitalized Patients (UNMC) 2007
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2007
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2007
  • Strategies for Difficult Conversations (CME) 2007
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2006
  • Dissociative Disorders (UNMC) 2006
  • Somatoform Disorders (UNMC) 2006
  • Determining Competency 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2006
  • Depression and Heart Disease (CME) 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2006
  • 'Atypical Atntipsycotics in Bipolar' 2006
  • Dissociative Disorders (UNMC) 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic in Bipolar' 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychosis in Bipolar' 2006
  • Psychotropics in Pregnancy 2006
  • Dissociative Disorders to UNMC M-3 Students 2006
  • 'One Minute Preceptor' Grand Rounds presentation for Family Practice. 2006
  • Management of Acute Psychosis' Grands Rounds presentation for Internal Medicine. 2006
  • 'Atypical antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' Milwaukee, WI 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorders' Milwaukee, WI 2006
  • 'Somatoform Disorder' to UNMC PA students 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' Nationwide Teleconference. 2006
  • 'Anxiety Disorder' lecture to UNMC PA students 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disords' Nationwide Teleconference. 2006
  • Dissociative Disorders - UNMC 2006
  • "Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder" - Wilmington, Delaware 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - National Teleconference 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - National Teleconference 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - National Teleconference 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - National Teleconference 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Omaha 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - National Teleconference 2006
  • 'Dissociative Disorders' - UNMC 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - National Teleconference 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Omaha 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Red Oak, IA 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Holdrege, NE 2006
  • 'Methamphetamines and the College Student'; Midland Lutheran College 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Omaha 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Fremont, NE 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' Omaha 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Omaha 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Management of Bipolar Disorder' - Omaha 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - National Teleconference 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - National Teleconference 2006
  • 'Dissociative Disorders' to UNMC M3 Students 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Omaha 2006
  • 'Dissociative Phenomena' to UNMC M3's 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Omaha 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - National Teleconference 2006
  • A'typical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Omaha 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder - National Teleconference 2006
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Council Bluffs, IA 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Council Bluffs, IA 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Elkhorn, NE 2005
  • 'Adult ADD' Grand Rounds for Internal Medicine 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Atlantic, IA 2005
  • Creighton in the Community TV Show: 'Depression in Women' 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder -Missouri Valley, IA 2005
  • 'Ethical Dilemmas in Medicine' to Creighton Nursing Students 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. - Council Bluffs, IA 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2 hours - Omaha, NE 2005
  • 'Atypical Atnipsychotics in Bipolar Disoder' - Council Bluffs, IA 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Onawa, IA 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Omaha 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder - Dallas, TX 2005
  • 'Depression in Parkinson's Disease' 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Omaha, NE 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' - Omaha, NE 2005
  • 'Anxiety Disorder Across Female Life Span' 2005
  • 'Atypical Antiposychitcs in Bipolar' 2005
  • 'Dissociative Disorders' UNMC M3 Students 2005
  • Suicide 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2 hour presentation - Omaha, NE 2005
  • 'Managing Bipolar' 2 hour lecture in Red Oak, IA 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar' 2 hours - Omaha, NE 2005
  • 'Post Partum Depression' CME 2005
  • Dissociative Disorder to UNMC M3 Students 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder - Red Oak, IA 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder - Drs. Lange/Stacey/Scholer 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder - Regency F.D. 2005
  • 'Management of Acture Psychosis' Grand Round for CUMC Internal Medicine Dept. 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotics in Bipolar Disorder' 2005
  • Dissociative Disorder, UNMC 2005
  • 'Somatoform Disorder' to UNMC PA Students 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. Omaha, NE 2005
  • 'Anxiety Disorders' to UNMC PA Students 2005
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry w/UNMC PA student Lorin Ferguson 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. West Point, NE 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. Blair, NE 2005
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry w/UNMC PA student Theresa Neff 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. Omaha, NE 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. Omaha, NE 2005
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry w/UNMC PA student Kristin Kirkwood 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. West Point, NE 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. Blair, NE 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. Omaha, NE 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. Omaha, NE 2005
  • Dissociative Disorder to UNMC M3 Students 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. Omaha, NE 2005
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry w/UNMC PA student Scott Krobot 2005
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. Omaha, NE 2005
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry w/UNMC PA student Kelly Bagniewski 2005
  • Dissociative Disorder to UNMC M3 Students 2005
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry w/UNMC PA student Kari Alexander 2004
  • 'Anxiety in Women' 2004
  • 'Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Bipolar Mania'. Omaha, NE 2004
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry w/UNMC PA student Matt Martin 2004
  • Dissociative Disorders lecture to UNMC M3 Students 2004
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry w/UNMC PA student Jenny Mapes 2004
  • 'Atypical Antipsycotic use in Bipolar Mania'. Omaha, NE 2004
  • Dissociative Disorders lecture to UNMC M3 students 2004
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry w/UNMC PA student Tami Bernth 2004
  • 'Being a Balanced Physician' 2004
  • Dissociative Disorder Lecture to UNMC students 2004
  • Consultation Liaison Psychiatry w/UNMC PA student Shannon Staton 2004
  • 'How to Manage Acute Psychosis'. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. 2004
  • Dissociative Disorder Lecture to UNMC students 2004
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry with UNMC PA Student Becky Wortman (July) 2004
  • Dissociative Disorders Lecture to UNMC M3 Students 2004
  • Dissociative Disorders lecture to UNMC M3 students 2004
  • Psychiatric Issues in ICU presented to CUMC faculty. 2004
  • Psychiatry Clerkship OSCE for Formative Assessment. March 18 - 21, 2004 AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, Spring Conference. Omaha, NE Poster Presentation 2004
  • Mental Health Reform presentation to Nursing Association 2004
  • Dissociative Disorder Presentation to UNMC M3 Students 2004
  • Psychiatry Issues in Nebraska presentation to regional Social Workers. 2004
  • Dissociative Disorders to UNMC M3 Students 2004
  • Somatoform Disorder to UNMC M3 Students 2004
  • Dissociative Disorders to UNMC M3 Students 2004
  • Review Course for PA Boards Presentation to UNMC PA Students 2003
  • Dissociative Disorder presentation to UNMC M3 Students 2003
  • 'Changes in Local Psychiatric Care' 2003
  • Dissociative Disorders Presentation to UNMC M3 Students 2003
  • Psychopharmacology Presentation to UNMC PA Students 2003
  • Bipolar Disorder Presentation to UNMC M3 Students 2003
  • Dissociative Disorder Presentation to UNMC M3 Students 2003
  • Cognitive Disorder Presentation to UNMC PA Students 2003
  • Depression Presentation to UNMC PA Students 2003
  • Psychopharmacology Presentation to UNMC PA Students 2003
  • Anxiety Disorder in Primary Care Presentation to UNMC PA Students 2003
  • Dissociative Disorder Presentation to UNMC M3 Students 2003
  • Somatoform Disorder Presentation to UNMC PA Students 2003
  • Multiple Local Presentations given - see CV for details 2003
  • Multiple Major Presentations given  - see CV for details 2003
  • Multiple Regional Presenations given - see CV for details 2003
  • Mutliple State Presentations given - see CV for details 2003
  • Multiple Internal Presentations given - see CV for details 2003

Awards

  • Nominee for CUSOM MI Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching,; CUSOM M4 Hooding Physician; Nominee for Golden Apple by Psychiatry Residents for excellence in teaching
    Nominations
  • 2015 Best Doctors in America (Best Doctors, Inc.)
  • America’s Top Psychiatrists, recipient, awarded by 2014 Consumer’s Research Council of America during 12th year on faculty
  • America’s Top Psychiatrists, recipient, awarded by 2013 Consumer’s Research Council of America during 11th year on faculty
  • Best Doctors in America, recipient, a resource 2013 developed by Best Doctors, Inc., received during my 11th year on faculty
  • America’s Top Psychiatrists, recipient, awarded by 2012 Consumer’s Research Council of America during 10th year on faculty
  • Best Doctors in America, recipient, a resource 2012 developed by Best Doctors, Inc., received during my 10th year on faculty
  • America’s Top Psychiatrists, recipient, awarded by 2011 Consumer’s Research Council of America during my 9th year on faculty
  • Best Doctors in America, recipient, a resource 2010 developed by Best Doctors, Inc., received during my 8th year on faculty
  • America’s Top Psychiatrists, recipient, awarded by 2010 Consumer’s Research Council of America during my 8th year on faculty
  • ”Best Doctors in America 2007 - 2008”
  • ”America's Top Doctors” - Castle Connolly Medical
  • ”Best Doctors in America” recognition
  • Association of Academic Psychiatry's ”Teacher of the Year” award
  • ”Gold Humanism in Medicine” award