Ellen L. Poleshuck, Ph.D.

Ellen L. Poleshuck, Ph.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 275-3138
Fax: (585) 273-1093


The biographical information for Ellen L. Poleshuck, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Collier Junior Investigator Research Award, first place | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2006
Collier Junior Investigator Research Award, second place | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2005
Grant-in-Aid of Research; Sigma Xi Scientific Society 1994
Provost Enhancement Fellow | Kent State University 1992 - 1994
Dartmouth General Fellowship for Graduate Study | Dartmouth College 1992 - 1993
Parkes Prize for Graduate Study in Social Service | Dartmouth College 1990
Lawrence Marx Jr. Honor Award | Dartmouth College 1990
Tucker Foundation Fellow | Dartmouth College 1989
Paleopitis Sophomore Leadership Award | Dartmouth College 1988

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 13 available »

Poleshuck, E.L.; Bair, M.J.; Kroenke, K.; Damush, T.; Krebs, E.; & Giles, D.E. "Musculoskeletal Pain and Measures of Depression:". Response to Comment on the article by Poleshuck et al. General Hospital Psychiatry. 2010; 32(1): 114-115.
Poleshuck, E.L.; Gamble, S.A.; Cort, N.; Hoffman-King, D.;Cerrito, B.; Rosario-McCabe, L.; Giles, D.E. "Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Co-occurring Depression and Chronic Pain." Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 2010; 41(4): 312-318.
Poleshuck, E.L.; Talbot, N.E.; Zlotnick, C.; Gamble, S.A.; Liu, X.; Tu, X.; Giles, D.E. "Interpersonal Psychotherapy for women with comorbid depression and chronic pain." The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2010; 198(8): 597-600.
Foster, D.; Kotok, M.; Huang L.; Watts A.; Oakes, D.; Howard, F.; Poleshuck, E.; Stodgell, C.; Dworkin, R. "Oral Desipramine and Topical Lidocaine for Vulvodynia: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2010; 116(3): 583-593.
Poleshuck, E.L.; Bair, M.J.; Kroenke, K.; Watts, A.; Tu, X.; & Giles, D.E. "Pain and Depression in Gynecology Patients". Psychosomatics. 2009; 50: 270-276.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Family/Marriage (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD)


PhD | Clinical Psychology | Kent State University1998
MA | Clinical Psychology | Kent State University1995
BA | Religion | Dartmouth College1990

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Medical Family Therapy at University of Rochester Family Therapy Training Program09/01/1998 - 06/30/2000
Internship in Clinical Psychology at Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Syracuse)09/01/1997 - 08/31/1998