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Kathi Heffner

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentPsychiatry
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCH
Rochester NY 14642
 
 Awards And Honors
1998     Graduate Student Association (GSA) Merit Scholarship  | University of Nevada, Reno
2000     Social Psychology Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program Competitive Travel Award  | University of Nevada, Reno
2000     Graduate Student Association Annual Research Competition, Finalist  | University of Nevada, Reno
2005     Faculty Development Award  | College of Arts & Science, Ohio University
2006     Funding recipient, National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program, Clinical Research Program  | National Institutes of Health
2006     University International Council, International Travel Award  | Ohio University
2008     Citation Poster  | American Psychosomatic Society, Annual Meeting
2008     Renewal award, National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program, Clinical Research Program  | National Institutes of Health
2008     Invitation and Honorarium for attendance  | National Institute on Aging
2009     Citation Poster  | American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting
2009     Collier Research Award, First Place  | Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester
 
 Selected Publications
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  1. Heffner KL. Nighttime sleep and daytime stress-tangled bedfellows: a comment on williams et Al. Ann Behav Med. 2013 Aug; 46(1):7-8.
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  2. Poleshuck EL, Talbot NL, Moynihan JA, Chapman BP, Heffner KL. Depressive Symptoms, Pain, Chronic Medical Morbidity, and Interleukin-6 among Primary Care Patients. Pain Med. 2013 May; 14(5):686-91.
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  3. Heffner KL, Devereux PG, Ng HM, Borchardt AR, Quigley KS. Older adults' hemodynamic responses to an acute emotional stressor: short report. Exp Aging Res. 2013 Mar; 39(2):162-78.
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  4. Heffner KL, Ng HM, Suhr JA, France CR, Marshall GD, Pigeon WR, Moynihan JA. Sleep disturbance and older adults' inflammatory responses to acute stress. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2012 Sep; 20(9):744-52.
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  5. Heffner KL, Waring ME, Roberts MB, Eaton CB, Gramling R. Social isolation, C-reactive protein, and coronary heart disease mortality among community-dwelling adults. Soc Sci Med. 2011 May; 72(9):1482-8.
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  6. Pigeon WR, Heffner K, Duberstein P, Fiscella K, Moynihan J, Chapman BP. Elevated sleep disturbance among blacks in an urban family medicine practice. J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Mar-Apr; 24(2):161-8.
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  7. Rethorst CD, Moynihan J, Lyness JM, Heffner KL, Chapman BP. Moderating effects of moderate-intensity physical activity in the relationship between depressive symptoms and interleukin-6 in primary care patients. Psychosom Med. 2011 Apr; 73(3):265-9.
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  8. Heffner KL. Neuroendocrine effects of stress on immunity in the elderly: implications for inflammatory disease. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2011 Feb; 31(1):95-108.
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  9. Heffner KL, France CR, Trost Z, Ng HM, Pigeon WR. Chronic low back pain, sleep disturbance, and interleukin-6. Clin J Pain. 2011 Jan; 27(1):35-41.
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  10. Suhr JA, Patterson SM, Austin AW, Heffner KL. The relation of hydration status to declarative memory and working memory in older adults. J Nutr Health Aging. 2010 Dec; 14(10):840-3.
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  11. Gramling R, Heffner KL, Klein WM, Zajac LE, Roberts M, Eaton CB. Is the association between optimistic cardiovascular risk perceptions and lower rates of cardiovascular disease mortality explained by biomarkers of systemic inflammation or endothelial function? A case-cohort study. Biopsychosoc Med. 2010; 4(1):11.
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  12. Kiecolt-Glaser JK, Heffner KL, Glaser R, Malarkey WB, Porter K, Atkinson C, Laskowski B, Lemeshow S, Marshall GD. How stress and anxiety can alter immediate and late phase skin test responses in allergic rhinitis. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2009 Jun; 34(5):670-80.
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  13. Suhr J, Demireva P, Heffner K. The relation of salivary cortisol to patterns of performance on a word list learning task in healthy older adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2008 Oct; 33(9):1293-6.
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  14. Heffner KL, Loving TJ, Kiecolt-Glaser JK, Himawan LK, Glaser R, Malarkey WB. Older spouses' cortisol responses to marital conflict: associations with demand/withdraw communication patterns. J Behav Med. 2006 Aug; 29(4):317-25.
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  15. McGuire L, Heffner K, Glaser R, Needleman B, Malarkey W, Dickinson S, Lemeshow S, Cook C, Muscarella P, Melvin WS, Ellison EC, Kiecolt-Glaser JK. Pain and wound healing in surgical patients. Ann Behav Med. 2006 Apr; 31(2):165-72.
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  16. Heffner KL, Kiecolt-Glaser JK, Loving TJ, Glaser R, Malarkey WB. Spousal support satisfaction as a modifier of physiological responses to marital conflict in younger and older couples. J Behav Med. 2004 Jun; 27(3):233-54.
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  17. Heffner KL, Loving TJ, Robles TF, Kiecolt-Glaser JK. Examining psychosocial factors related to cancer incidence and progression: in search of the silver lining. Brain Behav Immun. 2003 Feb; 17 Suppl 1:S109-11.
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  18. Heffner KL, Ginsburg GP, Hartley TR. Appraisals and impression management opportunities: person and situation influences on cardiovascular reactivity. Int J Psychophysiol. 2002 May; 44(2):165-75.
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  19. Kiecolt-Glaser JK, Robles TF, Heffner KL, Loving TJ, Glaser R. Psycho-oncology and cancer: psychoneuroimmunology and cancer. Ann Oncol. 2002; 13 Suppl 4:165-9.
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  20. Hartley TR, Ginsburg GP, Heffner K. Self presentation and cardiovascular reactivity. Int J Psychophysiol. 1999 Apr; 32(1):75-88.
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