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William Watson

TitleAssociate Professor (Part-Time)
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCH
Rochester NY 14642
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TitleAssociate Professor (Part-Time)
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DivisionNeurology - Epilepsy

 Awards And Honors
2003 - 2004Susan H. McDaniel Award for Excellence in Teaching  | Family Therapy Training Program, Department of Psychiatry, URMC
2004     Otto Thaler Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Residency Education  | presented by the 2004 Psychiatry Residency Class
2005     Distinguished Service Award  | American Psychological Association Division of Family Psychology
2007     Distinguished Service to Family Psychology Award  | American Academy of Couple and Family Psychology
2007     Rita P. Underberg, Ph.D. Award for Excellence in Teaching in the URMC Psychology Training Program  | URMC Dept of Psychiatry/Genesee Valley Psychological Association
2008     Fellow  | Society of Family Psychology,
2008     Sidney Rubin Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Residency Education  | presented by the 2008 Psychiatry Residency Class
2008 - 2009Susan H. McDaniel Award for Excellence in Teaching
2009     Family Psychologist of the Year  | American Psychological Association
2013     Otto Thaler Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Residency Education  | Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester
Dr. Watson is Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology) and Neurology, a faculty member of the Family Therapy Training Program, and on the psychosocial team of the Strong Epilepsy Center. A fellow and past president of the Society of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Watson is the recipient of numerous awards for his teaching and professional service and was named APA's Family Psychologist of the Year for 2009. Areas of interest include spirituality in psychotherapy, family systems in the workplace, and a family systems understanding of mind/body problems.

 Selected Publications
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  1. Le Roux P, Podgorski C, Rosenberg T, Watson WH, McDaniel S. Developing an outcome-based assessment for family therapy training: the Rochester Objective Structured Clinical Evaluation (ROSCE). Fam Process. 2011 Dec; 50(4):544-60.
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  2. Kandala S, Hammons C, Watson WH, Wang X, Richmond MG. Ligand substitution behavior of Ru(6)(mu(6)-C)(CO)(17) with unsaturated diphosphines: facile capping of a polyhedral face and photochemically promoted P-C bond cleavage in the cluster Ru(6)(mu(6)-C)(CO)(14)(mu(3)-bpcd). Dalton Trans. 2010 Feb 14; 39(6):1620-9.
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  3. Kou X, Wang X, Mendoza-Espinosa D, Zakharov LN, Rheingold AL, Watson WH, Brien KA, Jayarathna LK, Hanna TA. Bismuth aryloxides. Inorg Chem. 2009 Dec 7; 48(23):11002-16.
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  4. Caliskan R, Ali MF, Sahin E, Watson WH, Balci M. Unusual manganese(III)-mediated oxidative free radical additions of 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds to benzonorbornadiene and 7-heterobenzonorbornadienes: mechanistic studies. J Org Chem. 2007 Apr 27; 72(9):3353-9.
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  5. Minter DE, Winslow CD, Watson WH, Bodige S. Structure elucidation of an unexpected product from dehydration of a beta-hydroxyketone. Magn Reson Chem. 2006 Oct; 44(10):969-71.
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  6. Liu L, Zakharov LN, Golen JA, Rheingold AL, Watson WH, Hanna TA. Molybdocalixarene structure control via rim deprotonation. synthesis, characterization, and crystal structures of calix[4]arene Mo(VI) monooxo complexes and calix[4]arene alkali metal/Mo(VI) dioxo complexes. Inorg Chem. 2006 May 15; 45(10):4247-60.
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  7. Saracoglu N, Talaz O, Azizoglu A, Watson WH, Balci M. Synthesis and structure of cyclopropano-annelated homosesquinorbornene derivatives containing pyramidalized double bonds: evidence for the sterical effect of a cyclopropyl group on the degree of C=C double-bond pyramidalization. J Org Chem. 2005 Jul 8; 70(14):5403-8.
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  8. Hanna TA, Ghosh AK, Ibarra C, Zakharov LN, Rheingold AL, Watson WH. Facile formation of molybdenum(VI) monooxo aryloxides MoO(OAr)4-nCln from molybdenum dioxo dichloride. Inorg Chem. 2004 Nov 29; 43(24):7567-9.
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  9. Hanna TA, Ghosh AK, Ibarra C, Mendez-Rojas MA, Rheingold AL, Watson WH. Steric control of coordination number: A series of Mo(VI) dioxo diaryloxide complexes bearing 4-, 5-, and 6-coordinate environments. Inorg Chem. 2004 Feb 23; 43(4):1511-6.
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  10. Hanna TA, Liu L, Angeles-Boza AM, Kou X, Gutsche CD, Ejsmont K, Watson WH, Zakharov LN, Incarvito CD, Rheingold AL. Synthesis, structures, and conformational characteristics of calixarene monoanions and dianions. J Am Chem Soc. 2003 May 21; 125(20):6228-38.
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  11. Percy MJ, McMullin MF, Jowitt SN, Potter M, Treacy M, Watson WH, Lappin TR. Chuvash-type congenital polycythemia in 4 families of Asian and Western European ancestry. Blood. 2003 Aug 1; 102(3):1097-9.
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  12. Samuel RC, Kashyap RP, Krawiec M, Watson WH, Neilson RH. Synthesis, structure, and reactivity of some sterically hindered (Silylamino)phosphines. Inorg Chem. 2002 Dec 30; 41(26):7113-24.
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  13. Longlet JJ, Bodige SG, Watson WH, Neilson RH. Synthesis, structure, and reactivity of some N-phosphorylphosphoranimines. Inorg Chem. 2002 Dec 2; 41(24):6507-13.
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  14. Wisian-Neilson P, Johnson RS, Zhang H, Jung JH, Neilson RH, Ji J, Watson WH, Krawiec M. Reactions of N-silylphosphoranimines with alcohols: synthesis and structure of cyclotriphosphazenes with nongeminal methyl and phenyl substituents. Inorg Chem. 2002 Sep 9; 41(18):4775-9.
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  15. Watson WH, McDaniel SH. Relational therapy in medical settings: working with somatizing patients and their families. J Clin Psychol. 2000 Aug; 56(8):1065-82.
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