Amanda M. O'Hearn, Ph.D.

Amanda M. O'Hearn, Ph.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 275-2285
Fax: (585) 276-2292


The biographical information for Amanda M. O'Hearn, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Loan Repayment Program 2005 - 2010
International Quota Club Scholarship 1996

Awards & Honors (Local)

Violence and suicide attempts: Results of a survey of adults deaf since birth or early childhood. | St. Louis, MO. 2012
Department of Psychology Tuition Award, Gallaudet University 1998
Graduate President's Scholar, Gallaudet University 1996 - 2000
Ethyl Simpson Scholarship, Gallaudet University 1996
D&J Bender Scholarship, Gallaudet University 1996
Quota Club Scholarship 1991 - 1995
Emblem Club Scholarship 1991 - 1992

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 6 available »

2015 May
O'Hearn A,Sörensen S, White K, Mak W, Zanibbi K, Tang W, Hegel MT. "The macular degeneration and aging study: Design and research protocol of a randomized trial for a psychosocial intervention with macular degeneration patients." 2015; 42: 68-77.
O'Hearn, A., Pollard, R. Q, Haynes, S. L. "Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Deaf Clients: Cultural and Linguistic Modifications for Outpatient Mental Health Settings." Gallaudet University Press. 2010; 2nd ed.,.
Hauser PC, O'Hearn A, McKee M, Steider A, Thew D. "Deaf epistemology: Deafhood and Deafness." American annals of the deaf. 2010 154(5):486-92; discussion 493-6.
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.
O'Hearn, A.M.; Pollard, R. Q. "Modifying Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Deaf Individuals." Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 2008; 15(4): 400-414.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Psychiatry, Psychology (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Clinical Psychology | Gallaudet College2000
M.A. | Psychology | Gallaudet University1999
B.A. | Psychology and Deaf Studies | California State University1995

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Internship in Psychology at Jackson Memorial Hospital09/01/1999 - 06/30/2001