Linda H. Chaudron, M.D.

Linda H. Chaudron, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCH
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-2113
Fax: (585) 276-2332

Professional Bio

Linda Chaudron, MD, MS, is Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Ob/GYN, Vice Chair for Clinical Services in the Department of Psychiatry and Senior Associate Dean for Diversity at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Chaudron's clinical and research expertise is in women's mental health, with a particular focus on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Chaudron's research explores various aspects of perinatal depression and anxiety. Dr. Chaudron has published extensively in the area of screening for perinatal depression and anxiety and works in collaboration with pediatric and obstetrical providers to improve identification of new mothers in need and at risk.

Awards & Honors (National)

M. Butterfield Award, Excellence in Research for Junior Faculty, Association of Women Psychiatrists 2004
National Institute of Mental Health/North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology Junior Investigator Award. 1999
Rock-Sleyster Scholar, American Medical Association 1991

Awards & Honors (Local)

Distinguished Fellow | American Psychiatry Association 2009 - Present
Guide to America's Top Psychiatrists | Consumer's Research Council of America 2009 - 2010
American Psychiatric Association Poster Award: Honorable Mention, Developing Psychiatric Residents as Critical Consumers of the 2008
Visiting Professor, CATCH Rome grant in Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville and Memphis, TN, January 28-30, 2008 2008
Association for Academic Psychiatry Third Prize, Poster Session: Comparison of Senior Psychiatry and Neurology Resident Experien 2007
Jules Cohen, MD Dean's Teaching Fellow Award, University of Rochester School of Medicine 2006 - 2008
Excellence in Research Incentive Program Awardee, University of Rochester School of Medicine 2004 - 2008
Association of Women Psychiatrist's Marion I. Butterfield Early Career Psychiatrist Award 2004
Commendation, Office of the Governor, Wisconsin for participation in Perinatal Foundation Symposium, "Perinatal Mood Disorders, 2003
"Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare" 2002
"Guide to America's Top Psychiatrists", Consumers' Research Council of America. 2002 - 2005
Guide to America's Top Psychiatrists | Consumers' Research Council of America 2002 - 2005
Leonard F. Salzman Research Award, University of Rochester, Department of Psychiatry 2000
Future Leaders in Psychiatry Meeting Attendee 2000
American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators Attendee 2000
Association of Women Psychiatrists Wyeth-Ayerst Fellowship; Commendation 1999
National Institute of Mental Health I North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology Junior Investigator Awar 1999
The Benjamin Rush Prize in Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine 1992

Recent Journal Articles

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2014 Jun
Chaudron LH, Wisner KL. "Perinatal depression screening: let's not throw the baby out with the bath water!" Journal of psychosomatic research. 2014 Jun; 76(6):489-91. Epub 2014 Mar 28.
2013 Sep
Giannandrea SA, Cerulli C, Anson E, Chaudron LH. "Increased risk for postpartum psychiatric disorders among women with past pregnancy loss." Journal of women's health. 2013 Sep; 22(9):760-8.
2013 Jan
Chaudron LH. "Complex challenges in treating depression during pregnancy." The American journal of psychiatry. 2013 Jan; 170(1):12-20.
2012 Jun
Cort NA, Gamble SA, Smith PN, Chaudron LH, Lu N, He H, Talbot NL. "Predictors of treatment outcomes among depressed women with childhood sexual abuse histories." Depression and anxiety. 2012 Jun; 29(6):479-86. Epub 2012 May 08.
2012 Jan
Holland ML, Yoo BK, Kitzman H, Chaudron L, Szilagyi PG, Temkin-Greener H. "Mother-child interactions and the associations with child healthcare utilization in low-income urban families." Maternal and child health journal. 2012 Jan; 16(1):83-91.

Current Appointments

Senior Associate Dean, Inclusion and Culture Development - Department of Dean's Office M&D - Administration (SMD)
Associate Vice President for Inclusion and Culture Development - Department of Office of VP for Health Sciences (URMC)
Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Research (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)


Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MS | Preventive Medicine - Epidemiology | University of Wisconsin - Madison1999
MD | Medicine | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry1992
BA | Psychology | Boston College1988

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Women s Health at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics07/01/1997 - 06/30/1999
Residency in Psychiatry at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics07/01/1993 - 02/07/1997
Internship in Psychiatry at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics06/24/1992 - 06/30/1993