Stephanie A. Gamble, Ph.D.

Stephanie A. Gamble, Ph.D.

Contact Information

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

Professional Bio

Stephanie Gamble, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology) at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) and a Research Psychologist at the VA VISN 2 Center of Excellence (CoE) for Suicide Prevention. Dr. Gamble earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. After completing a clinical internship and post-doctoral research fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at URMC, she joined the faculty in 2008.

Dr. Gamble's research and training interests focus on improving care for individuals with co-occurring substance use disorders and depression – a population at high risk for suicide and suicide attempts. With funding from a NIAAA Career Development Award, she recently completed a randomized controlled trial investigating the adjunctive effects of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) among depressed, alcohol dependent women in outpatient chemical dependency treatment. Dr. Gamble provides training and supervision in IPT to URMC Psychiatry residents and interns. As part of the URMC Dean's Teaching Fellowship, she has also developed a co-occurring disorders training curriculum based on the SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment) model. Dr. Gamble provides mentorship in areas related to program evaluation, behavioral treatment research, gender-focused interventions, and treatments for co-occurring substance use disorders and depression.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Phi Beta Kappa | Elmira College, New York 1995
Valedictorian | Elmira College, New York 1995
Elmira College Valedictorian Scholarship | Elmira College, New York 1991 - 1995

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 25 available »

2014 Oct
Poleshuck EL, Gamble SA, Bellenger K, Lu N, Tu X, Sörensen S, Giles DE, Talbot NL. "Randomized controlled trial of interpersonal psychotherapy versus enhanced treatment as usual for women with co-occurring depression and pelvic pain." Journal of psychosomatic research. 2014 Oct; 77(4):264-72. Epub 2014 Jul 26.
2014 Jul
Conner KR, Gamble SA, Bagge CL, He H, Swogger MT, Watts A, Houston RJ. "Substance-induced depression and independent depression in proximal risk for suicidal behavior." Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs. 2014 Jul; 75(4):567-72.
Gamble SA, Chronis-Tuscano A, Roberts JE, Ciesla JA, Pelham WE. "Self-Esteem Reactivity Among Mothers of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: The Moderating Role of Depression History." Cognitive therapy and research. 2013 37(6):1233-1242.
Gamble SA, Talbot NL, Cashman-Brown SM, He H, Poleshuck EL, Connors GJ, Conner KR. "A pilot study of interpersonal psychotherapy for alcohol-dependent women with co-occurring major depression." Substance abuse : official publication of the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse. 2013 34(3):233-41.
2012 Jun
Cort NA, Gamble SA, Smith PN, Chaudron LH, Lu N, He H, Talbot NL. "Predictors of treatment outcomes among depressed women with childhood sexual abuse histories." Depression and anxiety. 2012 Jun; 29(6):479-86. Epub 2012 May 08.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Research (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Clinical Psychology | University at Buffalo, The State University of New York2005
MA | Clinical Psychology | University at Buffalo, The State University of New York2001
BA | Psychology | Elmira College1995

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research at University of Rochester Medical Center09/01/2004 - 10/01/2008
Internship in Clinical Psychology at University of Rochester Medical Center09/01/2003 - 08/31/2004