Marsha N. Wittink, M.D., M.B.E.

Marsha N. Wittink, M.D., M.B.E.

Contact Information

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

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Primary Care Physician Primary Care Physician

Patient Care Bio

A primary care physician with additional training in geriatrics and mental health, Dr. Wittink's clinical work focuses on older adults with multiple chronic conditions. She is the medical director of the Medicine in Psychiatry unit at Strong Memorial Hospital. The Medicine in Psychiatry unit uses a multidisciplinary team approach to care for patients with complex needs, including acute and concomitant medical and behavioral conditions. In addition, Dr. Wittink is involved in medical student and resident teaching focused on primary care mental health, multi morbidity and the social determinants of health. She is passionate about working with patients to find ways to cope with the day-to-day management and prevention of disease in order to improve their overall quality of life.

Awards & Honors (National)

Merck/American Geriatric Society New Investigator Award 2007
Summer Research Institute sponsored by National Institute of Mental Health | National Institute of Mental Health | University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 2003
Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society 1991 - 1993

Awards & Honors (Local)

Scholar, Advanced Research Institute (ARI) in Geriatric Mental Health sponsored by National Institute of Mental Health | National Institute of Mental Health 2008 - 2010
Resident's Faculty Research Award, Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine | University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2005
Resident Teaching Award, Department of Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University | Thomas Jefferson University 2002
Chief Resident, Department of Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital | Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 2001 - 2002
Award for distinction in Family Medicine, Jefferson Medical College | Jefferson Medical College 1999
Magna Cum Laude, Cornell University | Cornell University 1993

Current Appointments

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

Specialties

Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

MBioeth | Bioethics | Univ of Pennsylvania2004
MD | Medicine | Jefferson Medical College1999
BA | Biopsychology | Cornell University1993

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Fellowship at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine07/01/2002 - 06/30/2004
Residency in Family Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital07/01/2000 - 06/30/2002
Internship in Family Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital07/01/1999 - 06/30/2000