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Robert Weisman

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCH
Rochester NY 14642
 Awards And Honors
2006     Distinguished Fello  | American Psychiatric Association
2007     Excellence in Clinical Care Award  | University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry
2008     Fellow  | American College of Psychiatrist
Dr. Robert Weisman is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He is Medical Director of Strong Ties Community Support Program and Director of Clinical Care for Project Link and the New York State ACT/FACT team serving mentally disordered offenders in the community. For their work with Project Link, Dr. Weisman and his colleagues received the 1999 American Psychiatric Association's Gold Award, and the 2009 NAMI New York State Program Award. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, member of the American College of Psychiatrists and Board Certified in both General and Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Weisman is also Co-Director of the Charles E. Steinberg Memorial Fellowship in Psychiatry and Law, at the University of Rochester. He has presented internationally and written on community and pharmacologic management of the mentally ill offender and on assessment of violence risk within this population. He regularly conducts training seminars on topics relative to prevention of workplace violence for a variety of audiences including medical, psychiatric, corporate, and law-enforcement professionals. Through grant funding from the University of Rochester, he has developed training interventions for front-line correctional professionals working with mentally disordered individuals. Dr. Weisman also provides forensic consultation nationally specific to individual risk assessment and violence mitigation to medical centers, criminal justice agencies and commercial industry. Dr. Weisman has developed the Safety and Violence Education (SAVE) training curriculum through funding from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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  1. Lamberti JS, Deem A, Weisman RL, LaDuke C. The role of probation in forensic assertive community treatment. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Apr; 62(4):418-21.
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  2. Privitera M, Weisman R, Cerulli C, Tu X, Groman A. Violence toward mental health staff and safety in the work environment. Occup Med (Lond). 2005 Sep; 55(6):480-6.
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  3. Lamberti JS, Weisman R, Faden DI. Forensic assertive community treatment: preventing incarceration of adults with severe mental illness. Psychiatr Serv. 2004 Nov; 55(11):1285-93.
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  4. Lamberti JS, Weisman RL. Persons with severe mental disorders in the criminal justice system: challenges and opportunities. Psychiatr Q. 2004; 75(2):151-64.
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  5. Weisman RL, Lamberti JS, Price N. Integrating criminal justice, community healthcare, and support services for adults with severe mental disorders. Psychiatr Q. 2004; 75(1):71-85.
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  6. Cerulli C, Conner KR, Weisman R. Bridging healthcare, police, and court responses to intimate partner violence perpetrated by individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Psychiatr Q. 2004; 75(2):139-50.
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  7. Weisman RL. Quetiapine in the successful treatment of schizophrenia with comorbid alcohol and drug dependence: a case report. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2003; 33(1):85-9.
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  8. Weisman RL, Lamberti JS. Violence prevention and safety training for case management services. Community Ment Health J. 2002 Aug; 38(4):339-48.
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  9. Lamberti JS, Weisman RL, Schwarzkopf SB, Price N, Ashton RM, Trompeter J. The mentally ill in jails and prisons: towards an integrated model of prevention. Psychiatr Q. 2001; 72(1):63-77.
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  10. Wider MD, Duhaime PM, Weisman RL. Chemical characterization of circulating porcine ileal polypeptide in plasma from normal adult pigs. Endocrinology. 1986 Apr; 118(4):1546-50.
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