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J Steven Lamberti, M.D.

J Steven Lamberti, M.D.

About Me

Dr. Lamberti is a Professor of Psychiatry at URMC where he serves Academic Chief of the Community Division, and as Chair of the Research Subject Review Board for Behavioral and Social Sciences. Dr. Lamberti received his MD from the University of Missouri, and completed his psychiatry residency and a...
Dr. Lamberti is a Professor of Psychiatry at URMC where he serves Academic Chief of the Community Division, and as Chair of the Research Subject Review Board for Behavioral and Social Sciences. Dr. Lamberti received his MD from the University of Missouri, and completed his psychiatry residency and a neuropsychiatry fellowship at the University of Rochester. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and Board Certified in General Psychiatry. Dr. Lamberti's career is dedicated to developing new treatment and rehabilitation strategies for adults with schizophrenia and other severe mental disorders, especially those at risk for repeated hospitalization, arrest and incarceration. He has written and lectured widely on topics related to community-based mental health services, with a special focus on preventing criminal recidivism and promoting recovery among justice-involved adults with severe mental illness. Dr. Lamberti and his colleagues have conducted numerous clinical drug trials evaluating novel medications for treatment of psychosis and cognitive impairment in schizophrenia and related disorders. With funding support from the National Institute of Mental Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and local sources, he has also led development of the Rochester Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (R-FACT) model. For their work with in developing the R-FACT model, Dr. Lamberti and his colleagues received the 1999 American Psychiatric Association's Gold Award, the 2002 New York State Community Health Improvement Award, and the 2009 NAMI New York State Program Award. Dr. Lamberti is also a recipient of the 2004 APA Van Ameringen Award for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and the 2005 Margaret Van Horn Award for Distinguished Service in Psychiatry.

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Administration (SMD)

Credentials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Residency, Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 1984 - 1987

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 1983 - 1984

Awards

Sidney Rubin Award for Outstanding Contributions to Residency Education. 2020

Sidney Rubin Award for Outstanding Contributions to Residency Education. 2018

CIT Appreciation Award. 2018

John Romano Award. 2017

Sidney Rubin Award for Outstanding Contributions to Residency Education. 2010

NAMI New York State Recognition Award. 2009

CARES Appreciation Award. 2007

Margaret Van Horn Award for Distinguished Service in Psychiatry. 2005

Van Ameringen Award for Psychiatric Rehabilitation. 2004

Distinguished Fellow in Psychiatry. 2003

Community Health Improvement Award, Healthcare Association of New York State, Strong Memorial Hospital 2002

Fellow in Psychiatry. 2000

Services Achievement Gold Award. 1999

Schizophrenia Reintegration Award. 1998

Compeer Community Service Awards 1998

Residents Recognition Award, URMC Department of Psychiatry 1997

Otto F. Thaler Teaching Award, URMC Department of Psychiatry 1996

East House Corporation Partners in Quality Award 1996

Best Doctors in America. 1996 - 2009

Richard F. Jaenike Award for Outstanding Performance in Clinical Psychiatry, URMC Department of Psychiatry 1987

Summa Cum Laude, University of Missouri 1979

Research

Patents

(MANUAL) Forensic Assertive Community Treatment A Manual for Rochester Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (R-FACT) Program Development and Operation

Issue date: February 28, 2014

Patent #: TXu 1-904-944

Country: United States

Inventors: J. Steven Lamberti, Robert L Weisman

Forensic Assertive Community Treatment Scale (FACTS): General Version

Issue date: June 02, 2015

Patent #: 4,748,377

Country: United States

Inventors: J. Steven Lamberti, Robert L Weisman

(GUIDE) Forensic Assertive Community Treatment A Guide to Program Fidelity Assessment Using the R-FACTS

Issue date: February 28, 2014

Patent #: TXu 1-904-945

Country: United States

Inventors: J. Steven Lamberti, Robert L Weisman

R-FACT: Rochester Forensic Assertive Community Treatment- Video

Issue date: March 04, 2014

Patent #: PAu3-723-757

Country: United States

Inventors: J. Steven Lamberti

Publications

Journal Articles

Training volitional control of the theory of mind network with real-time fMRI neurofeedback.

Saxena A, Shovestul BJ, Dudek EM, Reda S, Venkataraman A, Lamberti JS, Dodell-Feder D

NeuroImage.. 2023 August 15 :120334. Epub 08/15/2023.

Affordability of Forensic Assertive Community Treatment Programs: A Return-on-Investment Analysis.

Maeng D, Tsun ZY, Lesch E, Jacobowitz DB, Strawderman RL, Harrington DK, Li Y, Weisman RL, Lamberti JS

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2022 September 6 :appips20220186. Epub 09/06/2022.

Letters.

Lamberti JS, Lesch E, Weisman RL

The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.. 2022 June 50 (2):333. Epub 1900 01 01.

Commentary: Reimagining community mental healthcare services: Case study of a need-based biopsychosocial response initiated during the pandemic.

Lamberti, JS.

Frontiers in Psychiatry. 2022; 13.

Promoting Mental Health and Criminal Justice Collaboration Through System-Level Partnerships.

Kamin D, Weisman RL, Lamberti JS

Frontiers in psychiatry.. 2022 13 :805649. Epub 02/01/2022.

Essential Elements of Forensic Assertive Community Treatment.

Lamberti JS, Weisman RL

Harvard review of psychiatry.. 2021 May 21 Epub 05/21/2021.

Meeting the Needs of Justice-Involved People With Serious Mental Illness.

Lamberti JS, Weisman RL

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2020 August 171 (8):875-876. Epub 1900 01 01.

Glucagon-Like Peptide Analogs Are Superior for Diabetes and Weight Control in Patients on Antipsychotic Medications: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

Perlis LT, Lamberti JS, Miedlich SU

The primary care companion for CNS disorders.. 2020 February 622 (1)Epub 02/06/2020.

Psychosis, Mania and Criminal Recidivism: Associations and Implications for Prevention.

Lamberti JS, Katsetos V, Jacobowitz DB, Weisman RL

Harvard review of psychiatry.. 2020 28 (3):179-202. Epub 1900 01 01.

Feasibility of peer support services among people with severe mental illness in China.

Fan Y, Ma N, Ma L, Zhang W, Xu W, Shi R, Chen H, Lamberti JS, Caine ED

BMC psychiatry.. 2019 November 1419 (1):360. Epub 11/14/2019.

A case of clozapine induced agranulocytosis 25?years after starting treatment: Effective use of lithium for augmentation in rechallenge.

Martina AC, Ee JS, Lamberti JS

Schizophrenia research.. 2019 August 210 :308-309. Epub 07/03/2019.

Evaluation of a plasticity-based cognitive training program in schizophrenia: Results from the eCaesar trial.

Mahncke HW, Kim SJ, Rose A, Stasio C, Buckley P, Caroff S, Duncan E, Yasmin S, Jarskog LF, Lamberti JS, Nuechterlein K, Strassnig M, Velligan D, Ventura J, Walker T, Stroup TS, Keefe RSE

Schizophrenia research.. 2019 June 208 :182-189. Epub 03/28/2019.

Excess medical comorbidity and mortality across the lifespan in schizophrenia.: A nationwide Danish register study.

Brink M, Green A, Bojesen AB, Lamberti JS, Conwell Y, Andersen K

Schizophrenia research.. 2019 April 206 :347-354. Epub 12/06/2018.

A community-based peer support service for persons with severe mental illness in China.

Fan Y, Ma N, Ma L, Xu W, Steven Lamberti J, Caine ED

BMC psychiatry.. 2018 June 418 (1):170. Epub 06/04/2018.

A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Rochester Forensic Assertive Community Treatment Model.

Lamberti JS, Weisman RL, Cerulli C, Williams GC, Jacobowitz DB, Mueser KT, Marks PD, Strawderman RL, Harrington D, Lamberti TA, Caine ED

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2017 October 168 (10):1016-1024. Epub 06/01/2017.

Physical Health, Medication, and Healthcare Utilization among 70-Year-Old People with Schizophrenia: A Nationwide Danish Register Study.

Brink M, Green A, Bojesen AB, Lamberti JS, Conwell Y, Andersen K

The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.. 2017 May 25 (5):500-509. Epub 01/09/2017.

Preventing Criminal Recidivism Through Mental Health and Criminal Justice Collaboration.

Lamberti JS

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2016 November 167 (11):1206-1212. Epub 07/15/2016.

R-FACT: A USA model program for community care of the dangerously insane. Is implementation possible in Italy?

Traverso S; Traverso GB; Lamberti JS; Weisman RL; Ciccone RJ.

Italian Journal of Criminology. 2015; 9: 142-147.

Effectiveness of paliperidone palmitate vs haloperidol decanoate for maintenance treatment of schizophrenia: a randomized clinical trial.

McEvoy JP, Byerly M, Hamer RM, Dominik R, Swartz MS, Rosenheck RA, Ray N, Lamberti JS, Buckley PF, Wilkins TM, Stroup TS

JAMA.. 2014 May 21311 (19):1978-87. Epub 1900 01 01.

Meeting health and psychological needs of women in drug treatment court.

Morse DS, Cerulli C, Bedell P, Wilson JL, Thomas K, Mittal M, Lamberti JS, Williams G, Silverstein J, Mukherjee A, Walck D, Chin N

Journal of substance abuse treatment.. 2014 February 46 (2):150-7. Epub 09/24/2013.

Patient experiences of autonomy and coercion while receiving legal leverage in forensic assertive community treatment.

Lamberti JS, Russ A, Cerulli C, Weisman RL, Jacobowitz D, Williams GC

Harvard review of psychiatry.. 2014 22 (4):222-30. Epub 1900 01 01.

Effects of switching from olanzapine, quetiapine, and risperidone to aripiprazole on 10-year coronary heart disease risk and metabolic syndrome status: results from a randomized controlled trial.

Stroup TS, Byerly MJ, Nasrallah HA, Ray N, Khan AY, Lamberti JS, Glick ID, Steinbook RM, McEvoy JP, Hamer RM

Schizophrenia research.. 2013 May 146 (1-3):190-5. Epub 02/21/2013.

Randomized multicenter investigation of folate plus vitamin B12 supplementation in schizophrenia.

Roffman JL, Lamberti JS, Achtyes E, Macklin EA, Galendez GC, Raeke LH, Silverstein NJ, Smoller JW, Hill M, Goff DC

JAMA psychiatry.. 2013 May 70 (5):481-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Using telemedicine to coordinate inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care.

Tomek L, Lamberti JS

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2012 January 63 (1):94. Epub 1900 01 01.

Public-academic partnerships: a public-academic partnership to support a state mental health authority's strategic planning and policy decisions.

Salerno A, Dixon LB, Myers RW, Smith AM, Lamberti JS, Jewell TC, Essock SM

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2011 December 62 (12):1413-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

The role of probation in forensic assertive community treatment.

Lamberti JS, Deem A, Weisman RL, LaDuke C

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2011 April 62 (4):418-21. Epub 1900 01 01.

Criminal behavior among persons with schizophrenia in rural China.

Ran MS, Chen PY, Liao ZG, Chan CL, Chen EY, Tang CP, Mao WJ, Lamberti JS, Conwell Y

Schizophrenia research.. 2010 September 122 (1-3):213-8. Epub 01/13/2010.

Psychiatrists' attitudes toward and awareness about racial disparities in mental health care.

Mallinger JB, Lamberti JS

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2010 February 61 (2):173-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Letter to the editor.

Lamberti JS

Psychiatric rehabilitation journal.. 2010 34 (2):89-90; author reply 91-2. Epub 1900 01 01.

Predictors of arrest during forensic assertive community treatment.

Erickson SK, Lamberti JS, Weisman R, Crilly J, Nihalani N, Stefanovics E, Desai R

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2009 June 60 (6):834-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Mental health services use and symptom prevalence in a cohort of adults on probation.

Crilly JF, Caine ED, Lamberti JS, Brown T, Friedman B

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2009 April 60 (4):542-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Revisiting the MacArthur study.

Lamberti JS

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2008 April 59 (4):445; author reply 445-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

A placebo-controlled add-on trial of the Ampakine, CX516, for cognitive deficits in schizophrenia.

Goff DC, Lamberti JS, Leon AC, Green MF, Miller AL, Patel J, Manschreck T, Freudenreich O, Johnson SA

Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.. 2008 February 33 (3):465-72. Epub 05/09/2007.

Determining when impairment constitutes incapacity for informed consent in schizophrenia research.

Kim SY, Appelbaum PS, Swan J, Stroup TS, McEvoy JP, Goff DC, Jeste DV, Lamberti JS, Leibovici A, Caine ED

The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science.. 2007 July 191 :38-43. Epub 1900 01 01.

Understanding and preventing criminal recidivism among adults with psychotic disorders.

Lamberti JS

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2007 June 58 (6):773-81. Epub 1900 01 01.

Changes in metabolic parameters with switching to aripiprazole from another second-generation antipsychotic: a retrospective chart review.

Spurling RD, Lamberti JS, Olsen D, Tu X, Tang W

The Journal of clinical psychiatry.. 2007 March 68 (3):406-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Legal fallacies of antipsychotic drugs.

Erickson SK, Ciccone JR, Schwarzkopf SB, Lamberti JS, Vitacco MJ

The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.. 2007 35 (2):235-46. Epub 1900 01 01.

Diabetic ketoacidosis among patients receiving clozapine: a case series and review of socio-demographic risk factors.

Nihalani ND, Tu X, Lamberti JS, Olson D, Olivares T, Costea GO, Tang W

Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists.. 2007 19 (2):105-12. Epub 1900 01 01.

Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among patients receiving clozapine.

Lamberti JS, Olson D, Crilly JF, Olivares T, Williams GC, Tu X, Tang W, Wiener K, Dvorin S, Dietz MB

The American journal of psychiatry.. 2006 July 163 (7):1273-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

How should psychiatrists dress?--a survey.

Nihalani ND, Kunwar A, Staller J, Lamberti JS

Community mental health journal.. 2006 June 42 (3):291-302. Epub 1900 01 01.

Clozapine--should race affect prescribing guidelines?

Mallinger JB, Lamberti JS

Schizophrenia research.. 2006 March 83 (1):107-8. Epub 03/07/2006.

Racial disparities in the use of second-generation antipsychotics for the treatment of schizophrenia.

Mallinger JB, Fisher SG, Brown T, Lamberti JS

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2006 January 57 (1):133-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Diabetes mellitus among outpatients receiving clozapine: prevalence and clinical-demographic correlates.

Lamberti JS, Costea GO, Olson D, Crilly JF, Maharaj K, Tu X, Groman A, Dietz MB, Bushey MP, Olivares T, Wiener K

The Journal of clinical psychiatry.. 2005 July 66 (7):900-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Forensic assertive community treatment: preventing incarceration of adults with severe mental illness.

Lamberti JS, Weisman R, Faden DI

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2004 November 55 (11):1285-93. Epub 1900 01 01.

Prevalence of diabetes mellitus among outpatients with severe mental disorders receiving atypical antipsychotic drugs.

Lamberti JS, Crilly JF, Maharaj K, Olson D, Wiener K, Dvorin S, Costea GO, Bushey MP, Dietz MB

The Journal of clinical psychiatry.. 2004 May 65 (5):702-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Integrating criminal justice, community healthcare, and support services for adults with severe mental disorders.

Weisman RL, Lamberti JS, Price N

The Psychiatric quarterly.. 2004 75 (1):71-85. Epub 1900 01 01.

Persons with severe mental disorders in the criminal justice system: challenges and opportunities.

Lamberti JS, Weisman RL

The Psychiatric quarterly.. 2004 75 (2):151-64. Epub 1900 01 01.

Comparison of characteristics between geriatric and younger subjects with schizophrenia in community.

Ran MS, Xiang MZ, Conwell Y, Lamberti JS, Huang MS, Shan YH, Hu XZ

Journal of psychiatric research.. 2004 38 (4):417-24. Epub 1900 01 01.

Violence prevention and safety training for case management services.

Weisman RL, Lamberti JS

Community mental health journal.. 2002 August 38 (4):339-48. Epub 1900 01 01.

Seven keys to relapse prevention in schizophrenia.

Lamberti JS

Journal of psychiatric practice.. 2001 July 7 (4):253-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Priapism associated with polypharmacy.

Seger A, Lamberti JS

The Journal of clinical psychiatry.. 2001 February 62 (2):128. Epub 1900 01 01.

The mentally ill in jails and prisons: towards an integrated model of prevention.

Lamberti JS, Weisman RL, Schwarzkopf SB, Price N, Ashton RM, Trompeter J

The Psychiatric quarterly.. 2001 72 (1):63-77. Epub 1900 01 01.

Is antipsychotic drug--induced weight gain associated with a favorable clinical response?

Lamberti JS

The Journal of clinical psychiatry.. 2000 September 61 (9):678. Epub 1900 01 01.

A program for relapse prevention in schizophrenia: a controlled study.

Herz MI, Lamberti JS, Mintz J, Scott R, O'Dell SP, McCartan L, Nix G

Archives of general psychiatry.. 2000 March 57 (3):277-83. Epub 1900 01 01.

Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Treatment (IPRT): an overview of a new program.

Lamberti JS, Melburg V, Madi N

The Psychiatric quarterly.. 1998 69 (3):211-34. Epub 1900 01 01.

Filgrastim treatment of three patients with clozapine-induced agranulocytosis.

Lamberti JS, Bellnier TJ, Schwarzkopf SB, Schneider E

The Journal of clinical psychiatry.. 1995 June 56 (6):256-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Prodromal symptoms and relapse prevention in schizophrenia.

Herz MI, Lamberti JS

Schizophrenia bulletin.. 1995 21 (4):541-51. Epub 1900 01 01.

Within-session changes in sensory gating assessed by P50 evoked potentials in normal subjects.

Lamberti JS, Schwarzkopf SB, Boutros N, Crilly JF, Martin R

Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry.. 1993 September 17 (5):781-91. Epub 1900 01 01.

Sertraline and mental retardation with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Wiener K, Lamberti JS

The American journal of psychiatry.. 1993 August 150 (8):1270. Epub 1900 01 01.

Clozapine in a bipolar depressed patient.

Privitera MR, Lamberti JS, Maharaj K

The American journal of psychiatry.. 1993 June 150 (6):986. Epub 1900 01 01.

Clozapine and tardive dystonia.

Lamberti JS, Bellnier T

The Journal of nervous and mental disease.. 1993 February 181 (2):137-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Concurrent assessment of acoustic startle and auditory P50 evoked potential measures of sensory inhibition.

Schwarzkopf SB, Lamberti JS, Smith DA

Biological psychiatry.. 1993 33 (11-12):815-28. Epub 1900 01 01.

Weight gain among schizophrenic patients treated with clozapine.

Lamberti JS, Bellnier T, Schwarzkopf SB

The American journal of psychiatry.. 1992 May 149 (5):689-90. Epub 1900 01 01.

Hands-on restraints in the treatment of multiple personality disorder.

Lamberti JS, Cummings S

Hospital & community psychiatry. 1992 March 43 (3):283-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Visual evoked potential correlates of positive/negative symptoms in schizophrenia.

Schwarzkopf SB, Lamberti JS, Jiminez M, Kane CF, Henricks M, Nasrallah HA

Biological psychiatry.. 1990 February 1527 (4):400-10. Epub 1900 01 01.

Familial and sporadic schizophrenia: visual evoked potential differences.

Schwarzkopf SB, Chapman RM, Jimenez M, Treglia L, Kane CF, Lamberti JS, Nasrallah HA

Biological psychiatry.. 1988 November 24 (7):828-33. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

Principles and Practice of Forensic Psychiatry, 3rd Edition (2017)

Chapter: Community-Based Interventions for Justice-Involved Individuals with Severe Mental Disorders.

Authors: Weisman RL; Lamberti JS; and Ciccone JR

Publisher: CRC Press 2017

Legal leverage in the Treatment of Adults with Severe Mental Illness (2011)

Chapter: Workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings

Authors: Lamberti JS

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett 2011

Forensic Assertive Community Treatment: Origins, Current Practice and Future Directions (2010)

Chapter: Reentry Planning for Offenders with Mental Disorders: Policy and Practice

Authors: Lamberti JS; Weisman RL

Publisher: Civic Research Institute 2010

Compeer: History, Practice and the Future (2006)

Chapter: Compeer in the Care of Adults with Schizophrenia

Authors: Lamberti, J.S.

Publisher: University of Rochester Press, Rochester 2006

Serving Mentally Ill Offenders (2002)

Chapter: Preventing Incarceration of Adults with Severe Mental Illness: Project Link

Authors: Lamberti, J.S., Weisman, R.L.

Publisher: Springer Press, New York 2002

Clinical Epiphanies in Marital and Family Therapy (2002)

Chapter: It's About the Dog!

Authors: Landau, J., Watson, W., Lamberti, J.S.

Publisher: Haworth Clinical Practice Press, New York 2002

The Health Economics of Schizophrenia (1996)

Chapter: Psychotherapy, Relapse Prevention and Management in Schizophrenia

Authors: Herz, M.I., Lamberti, J.S.

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, New York 1996

Contemporary Issues in the Treatment of Schizophrenia (1995)

Chapter: Psychotherapy, Social Skills, Training, and Vocational Rehabilitation in Schizophrenia

Authors: Lamberti, J.S., Herz, M.I.

Publisher: American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC 1995

Conn's Current Therapy (1993)

Chapter: Schizophrenic Disorders

Authors: Herz, M.I., Lamberti, J.S.

Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company, New York 1993

Locations

2613 W Henrietta Rd
Rochester, NY 14623-2327