Wendi F. Cross, Ph.D.

Wendi F. Cross, Ph.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 275-2005
Fax: (585) 276-2292


The biographical information for Wendi F. Cross, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

Award for Outstanding Training in Group Psychotherapy | American Group Psychotherapy Association 2005
Medical Research Council Student Research Grant | Medical Research Council, Federal Government 1985 - 1986

Awards & Honors (Local)

Award for Excellence in Teaching | Department of Psychiatry, URMC 2003
Early Investigator Poster Award, Collier Research Day | Department of Psychiatry, URMC 2003
Marjorie Harle Foundation Award for Education in Child/ Adolescent Psychiatry | URMC 1998
Teaching Assistantship (merit based) | Ohio University 1989 - 1991
Donald Clippinger Research Fellowship Award | Ohio University 1988
Teaching Assistantship (merit based) | Ohio University 1987
Best Student Paper | APA Division 30 (Psychological Hypnosis) 1987
Ontario Graduate Scholar | Ontario Provincial Government 1985 - 1986
Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement | Carleton University 1984
Carling O'Keefe Scholarship for Academic Achievement | Carling O'Keefe, Ottawa 1982
Carleton University Scholar | Carleton University 1982

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 38 available »

2015 Jan
Cross W, West J, Wyman PA, Schmeelk-Cone K, Xia Y, Tu X, Teisl M, Brown CH, Forgatch M. "Observational measures of implementer fidelity for a school-based preventive intervention: development, reliability, and validity." Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research. 2015 Jan; 16(1):122-32.
2014 Jun
Oats RG, Cross WF, Alex Mason W, Casey-Goldstein M, Thompson RW, Hanson K, Haggerty KP. "Implementation assessment of widely used but understudied prevention programs: an illustration from the Common Sense Parenting trial." Evaluation and program planning. 2014 Jun; 44:89-97. Epub 2014 Feb 14.
Cross WF, Pisani AR, Schmeelk-Cone K, Xia Y, Tu X, McMahon M, Munfakh JL, Gould MS. "Measuring trainer fidelity in the transfer of suicide prevention training." Crisis. 2014 35(3):202-12.
2013 Dec
Gould, M.S.; Cross, W.; Pisani, A.R.; Munkfakh, J.L.; Kleinman, M. "Impact of Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) on national suicide prevention Lifeline counselor interventions and suicidal caller outcomes". Suicide and Life Threatening Behaviors. 2013; 43(6): 676-691. Link
Beidas, R.S.; Cross, W.; Dorsey, S. "Show Me, Don't Tell Me: Behavioral Rehearsal as a Training and Analogue Fidelity Tool". Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 2013; 21(1): 1-11. Link

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Child & Adoles Serv (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (SMD)


PhD | Psychology | Ohio University1993
MA | Psychology, All Other | Carleton University1986
BA | Psychology | Carleton University1984
MRC | Mental Retardation Counseling | Algonquin College1979

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Psychology at University of Rochester09/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Internship in Psychology at University of Rochester09/01/1991 - 06/30/1992