Robert Q. Pollard, Ph.D.

Robert Q. 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 Q. 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. 32 available »

2015 Sep 13
Mastrocinque JM, Thew D, Cerulli C, Raimondi C, Pollard RQ, Chin NP. "Deaf Victims' Experiences With Intimate Partner Violence: The Need for Integration and Innovation." Journal of interpersonal violence. 2015 Sep 13; Epub 2015 Sep 13.
Cerulli, C., Pollard, R. Q Jr., Thew, D., Mastrocinque, J., Smith, C., DeWindt, L., Haynes, S., Kelstone, K. & Chin, N. "What can we learn? Examining intimate partner violence service provision in the Deaf Community." Journal of Community Psychology. 2015; 43(2): 142-155.
2014 Mar
Pollard RQ, Sutter E, Cerulli C. "Intimate partner violence reported by two samples of deaf adults via a computerized American sign language survey." Journal of interpersonal violence. 2014 Mar; 29(5):948-65. Epub 2013 Oct 17.
Humphries, T., Kushalnagar, P., Mathur, G., Napoli, D. J., Padden, C.,Pollard, R., Rathmann, C., & Smith, S. "What medical education can do to ensure robust language development in deaf children." Medical Science Educator. 2014; 24(4): 409-419.
Pollard RQ, Betts WR, Carroll JK, Waxmonsky JA, Barnett S, Degruy FV, Pickler LL, Kellar-Guenther Y. "Integrating primary care and behavioral health with four special populations: Children with special needs, people with serious mental illness, refugees, and deaf people." The American psychologist. 2014 69(4):377-87.

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