Robert Pollard, Ph.D.

Robert Pollard, Ph.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 275-3544
Fax: (585) 273-1117


The biographical information for Robert Pollard, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Excellence in Diversity Training Award, Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers 2007
Larry G. Stewart Award, presented biennially by the Special Interest Section on Deafness of Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) of the American Psychological Association for career achievement in the field of psychology and deafness 2004
Aegis Award (finalist), honoring the film "My Body, My Responsibility: A Health Education Video for Deaf Women" 2003
Healthcare Advocacy Award, Health Care Trustees of New York State, honoring the Strong Connections videoconference-based sign language interpreting service 2001
Marvin J. Hoffman Faculty Mentor Award, University of Rochester School of Medicine. 1999
National Leadership Award, Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology, American Psychological Association 1997
Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (Early Career), American Psychological Association 1994
John Lewis March Prize in Psychology, Union College, Schenectady, NY. 1980

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 25 available »

Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q (2011). "Context-based ethical reasoning in interpreting: A demand control schema perspective." Interpreter and Translator TrainerDean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q (2011). 2011; : 155-182.
Graybill, P., Aggas, J., Dean, R. K., Demers, S., Finigan, E. & Pollard, R. Q. "A community-participatory approach to adapting survey items for deaf individuals and American Sign Language". Field Methods. 2010; 22(4): 429-448.
2009 May
Pollard RQ, Barnett S. "Health-related vocabulary knowledge among deaf adults." Rehabilitation psychology. 2009 May; 54(2):182-5.
2009 May
Pollard RQ, Dean RK, O'Hearn A, Haynes SL. "Adapting health education material for deaf audiences." Rehabilitation psychology. 2009 May; 54(2):232-8.
Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q (2009). "Effectiveness of observation-supervision training in community mental health interpreting settings". REDIT E-journal on the Didactics of Translation and Interpreting,. 2009; : 1-17.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Psychology (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Clinical Psychology | State University of New York at Buffalo1984
MA | Clinical Psychology | State University of New York at Buffalo1983
BS | Psychology and Biology (double major) | Union College1980