Education / Graduate Medical Education / Prospective Residents / Psychiatry Residency Program / Faculty Faculty Odysseus Adamides, MD supervises residents at Norris Clinic during their Strong Recovery rotation. Gloria Baciewicz, MD is the Director of the Addiction Psychiatry Program and supervises the residents’ rotation through that clinic. She also teaches the addiction series in the PGY-1 year. Matthew Barry, DO works at the VA Outpatient Clinic and lectures in the PGY-3 Public Psychiatry seminar series. Sheila Briody, PhD, SSJ, Dmin supervises residents in a clinical elective at St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center. Peter Britton, PhD works at the Canandaigua VA Center of Excellence and teaches the "Motivational Interviewing" seminar series. Brigid Cahill, PhD coordinates residents' rotations at the University Counseling Center. Eric Caine, MD is the John Romano Chair for the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Caine also hosts a case conference for PGY-1s and PGY-2s every Wednesday. Laura Cardella, MD teaches the "Sleep Disorders" seminar series. Kathryn Castle, PhD has extensive experience in the clinical treatment of children, adolescents and young adults. Catherine Cerulli, JD, PhD is the Director of the Laboratory of Interpersonal Violence and Victimization (LIVV). She teaches the Domestic Violence Workshop and lectures in the core didactic series. Linda Chaudron, MD, MS is the Associate VP and Senior Associate Dean for Inclusion and Culture Development at URMC. J. Richard Ciccone, MD is the Director of the Psychiatry and Law Program and leads the PGY-3 seminar and practicum on Psychiatry and the Law at the Socio-Legal Clinic. Kevin Coffey, EdD is the Clinical Coordinator for the Adult Ambulatory Clinic. Yeates Conwell, MD is Vice Chair for the Department of Psychiatry. He serves as a preceptor in the residency program and also teaches sessions in the geriatric seminar series, research series and public psychiatry seminars. Lisa Dennison, RN, NPP, CGP Lisa Dennison, RN, NPP, CGP teaches the PGY-3 seminars in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Sue DiGiovanni, MD is the Senior Medical Director of Adult Ambulatory Services and also serves as a preceptor and on the Residency Selections and Promotions Committee. Roma Fortuna-Dwulit, MD supervises PGY-3 residents in the Adult Ambulatory Clinic. Stephanie Gamble, PhD teaches the PGY-3 "Interpersonal Therapy" seminar series. David Garrison, MD is the attending on the Adolescent Inpatient Service and is the Director of the Psychiatry Clerkship. Dr. Garrison supervises PGY-2 residents during their Child and Adolescent rotation. Ann Griepp, MD is in private practice, participates as a mock board examiner and is a psychotherapy supervisor. Laurence Guttmacher, MD is Director of the ACGME Accredited Psychiatric Residency Program. Rory Houghtalen, MD is Director of Education at Unity Health Systems and teaches the PGY-1 "Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology" seminar series. Khalid Hubeishy, MD is in private practice and serves as a psychotherapy supervisor. Deborah King, PhD is the Associate Chair for Education in the Department of Psychiatry. J. Steven Lamberti, MD is the Director of the Severe Mental Disorders Program, Director of the Schizophrenia Treatment Laboratory and Director of the Strong Ties Community Support Program. He supervises residents at Strong Ties and teaches the PGY-3 "Severe Mental Disorders" seminar and practicum. He also teaches the PGY-1 "Psychosis" seminar series. Joseph Lancia, DO is in private practice and a psychotherapy supervisor. John Langfitt, PhD teaches the resident seminars on neuropsychological testing. Mark Larson, PhD teaches the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy seminar series and has a particular interest in working with patients with anxiety, depression and stress-related disorders. Pieter leRoux, D. Litt et Phil. teaches the PGY-1 "Fundamentals of Psychotherapy and Supportive Therapy" seminar series. Janet Lewis, MD serves as a psychotherapy supervisor in the residency program and as a mock board examiner. Jeffrey Lyness, MD is the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. He also serves as a preceptor and mock board examiner. Mary Marrocco, MD is an attending in CPEP. John McIntyre, MD serves as an individual psychotherapy supervisor and supervises residents at St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center. Mary Lou Meyers, MD is the Medical Director of the Comprehensive Psychiatry Emergency Program. Jan Moynihan, PhD is the Department's Associate Chair for Research. Stephen Munson, MD is the retired Director of the Child and Adolescent Fellowship Program here at the University of Rochester. He now teaches a "Classics Reading" seminar as an elective for PGY-4 residents. Caroline Nestro, MS, RN, CS is the Associate Director of the Office of Mental Health Promotion and teaches the "Community Services" seminar series for interns. Telva Olivares, MD is the Senior Medical Director of Acute Services. She also supervises residents on the Behavioral Medical-Surgical Unit (BMSU) and coordinates the seminar series on "Medical Care of the Psychiatric Patient." Anthony Pisani, PhD teaches the suicide prevention workshop to new residents. Robert Pollard, PhD is Director of the Deaf Wellness Program and teaches clinical interviewing skills of deaf patients. Anton Porsteinsson, MD leads the University of Rochester's Alzheimer's Disease Care, Research and Education Program (AD-CARE) and its Memory Disorders Clinic. Michael Privitera, MD is the Director of the Psychiatry Consultation Services and teaches the "Psychosomatic Psychiatry" seminar series. Irene Richard, MD is an educational liaison between the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry and coordinates the neuropsych seminar series for the residents. Jennifer Richman, MD is an attending in CPEP, supervises PGY-3 residents in the Perinatal Consultation Clinic and is a preceptor. Elizabeth (“EJ”) Santos, MD is the Program Director of the geriatric psychiatry fellowship program. Michael Scharf, MD is the Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Director of Psychiatry Graduate Medical Education, and Director of Psychiatry Residency and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship. James Schubmehl, MD is in private practice and serves as a psychotherapy supervisor in the residency program. His specialty is the Davanloo approach to psychotherapy. Vincent Silenzio, MD is an attending in the Behavioral Medical-Surgical Unit. Rajendra Singh, MBBS, MD is the Associate Director of the Psychiatry and Law Program and is Director of the Forensic Regional Unit at the Rochester Psychiatric Center. Sherrie Smith, CSW-R, CGP is Chief Social Worker in the Department of Psychiatry and Director of the Group Therapy Services. She also teaches the "Introduction to Group Therapy" seminar series. Hannah Solky, MD is semi-retired from private practice and serves as a psychotherapy supervisor, didactic instructor in the "Bereavement" and "Freud Cases" and also as a mock board examiner for the residency program. Jay Supnick, PhD serves as a psychotherapy supervisor for the residency program. Marc Swogger, PhD teaches psychotherapy seminars. Mary Tantillo, PhD teaches the "Eating Disorders" seminar and also supervises residents at the Healing Connection during their Eating Disorders rotation. William Watson, PhD teaches the PGY-1 "Introduction to Family Therapy" and the combined PGY-2 and PGY-3 "Family Therapy" seminar series. Robert Weisman, DO is Senior Medical Director of Adult Ambulatory Services and Director of Clinical Care at Strong Ties for the New York State ACT/FACT team serving mentally disordered offenders in the community. Dr. Weisman is also Co-Director of the Charles E. Steinberg Memorial Fellowship in Psychiatry and Law, at the University of Rochester.