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Silvia Sorensen, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 659
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-2952
Fax: (585) 273-1082
Administrative: (585) 273-2831

Bio

The biographical information for Silvia Sorensen, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

NIMH Advanced Research Institute Training in Geriatric Mental Health | National Institute of Mental Health | Washington, DC 2006 - 2007
Listed in editions of Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care 2004 - Present
Elected Fellow | Gerontological Society of America 2003
Invited Membership | Kappa Omicron Nu Honors Society 1992
Dissertation Award | Henry A. Murray Research Center at Radcliffe College | Cambridge, MA 1991

Awards & Honors (Local)

Stuber Fellow | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry | Department of Psychiatry 2009 - 2010
Leonard F. Salzman Research Award | Department of Psychiatry | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 2007
Innovations in Community Scholarship Award | Dept. of Psychiatry | University of Rochester School of Medicine 2006
Honoree at 1st Annual Excellence in Research Day | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry | Rochester, NY 2006
Collier Day Poster Award, Second Place | Department of Psychiatry | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 2004
Leonard F. Salzman Research Award | Department of Psychiatry | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 2001
Summer Research Award | The Pennsylvania State University Graduate School 1992
Wohlwill Endowment Award | Department of Human Development and Family Studies | The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 1992

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 54 available »

2013
White, A.M.; Castle, K.; Sörensen, S.; Briody, S.; Dailey, H.; King, D.; Fogarty, C.; Duberstein, P. R. "You know a tree by its fruit: Growing a fellowship program for community partnered mental health disparities research in an academic medical center". International Public Health Journal. 2013; 5(4).
2012
Mak, W.; Sörensen, S. "Trajectories of Preparation for Future Care Among First-Degree Relatives of Alzheimer's Disease Patients: An Ancillary Study of ADAPT". The Gerontologist. 2012; 52(4): 531-540.
2011 Jun
Sörensen S, Conwell Y. "Issues in dementia caregiving: effects on mental and physical health, intervention strategies, and research needs." The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 2011 Jun; 19(6):491-6.
2011 May
Duberstein PR, Ma Y, Chapman BP, Conwell Y, McGriff J, Coyne JC, Franus N, Heisel MJ, Kaukeinen KA, Sörensen S, Tu XM, Lyness JM. "Detection of depression in older adults by family and friends: distinguishing mood disorder signals from the noise of personality and everyday life." International psychogeriatrics. 2011 May; 23(4):634-43. Epub 2010 Sep 30.
2011 Mar
Pinquart M, Sörensen S. "Spouses, adult children, and children-in-law as caregivers of older adults: a meta-analytic comparison." Psychology and aging. 2011 Mar; 26(1):1-14.

Current Appointments

Research Associate Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - Primary
Research Associate Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Geriatric/Psychiatry (SMD)
Research Associate Professor - Center for Community Health

Education

PhD | Human Development and Family Studies | The Pennsylvania State University1993
MS | Psychology | Technical University of Berlin1988
BA | Psychology | Antioch College1984