Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Family/Marriage (SMD)
Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) - Joint
Post-doctoral Training & Residency
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Primary Care Family Psychology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Rochester, New York
PhD | Kent State University. Clinical Psychology. 1998
MA | Kent State University. Clinical Psychology. 1995
BA | Dartmouth College. Religion. 1990
University of Rochester Susan McDaniel Collaborative Care Award. 2020
Nominee for Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award. 2019
Academic Medical Professional Leadership Program for Mid-Career Women, University of Rochester. 2014 - 2015
Leadership in Academic Medicine Development Seminar Series Invitee, University of Rochester. 2013 - 2014
Collier Junior Investigator Research Award, first place. 2006
Collier Junior Investigator Research Award, second place. 2005
Grant-in-Aid of Research; Sigma Xi Scientific Society. 1994
Provost Enhancement Fellow. 1992 - 1994
Dartmouth General Fellowship for Graduate Study. 1992 - 1993
Parkes Prize for Graduate Study in Social Service. 1990
Lawrence Marx Jr. Honor Award. 1990
Tucker Foundation Fellow. 1989
Paleopitis Sophomore Leadership Award. 1988
Lead Researcher: Ellen Poleshuck
The purpose of this study is to compare two approaches to delivering an intervention known to reduce postpartum depression (PPD) – in person groups and a mobile app. You must be 20-35 weeks pregnant, be a patient at one of five preidentified doctor's...
Kreher DA, Gubbels AL, Eastin S, Lee J, Kranz P, Parker S, Poleshuck E
Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare.. 2022 August 11 Epub 08/11/2022.
Maeng DD, Poleshuck E, Rosenberg T, Kulak A, Mahoney T, Nasra G, Lee HB, Li Y
Journal of general internal medicine.. 2022 February 7 Epub 02/07/2022.
Toscano M, Royzer R, Castillo D, Li D, Poleshuck E
Obstetrics and gynecology.. 2021 April 8 Epub 04/08/2021.
Poleshuck E, Wittink M, Crean HF, Juskiewicz I, Bell E, Harrington A, Cerulli C
Journal of women's health.. 2019 September 9 Epub 09/09/2019.
Smith SM, Li R, Wolfe H, Swanger-Gagne MS, Bonham AD, Kreher DA, Poleshuck EL
The Clinical journal of pain.. 2019 August 19 Epub 08/19/2019.
Poleshuck E, Perez-Diaz W, Wittink M, ReQua M, Harrington A, Katz J, Juskiewicz I, Stone JT, Bell E, Cerulli C
Journal of community psychology.. 2019 April 18 Epub 04/18/2019.
Poleshuck E, Mazzotta C, Resch K, Rogachefsky A, Bellenger K, Raimondi C, Thompson Stone J, Cerulli C
Journal of interpersonal violence.. 2018 September 33 (17):2704-2724. Epub 02/12/2016.
Katz J, Crean HF, Cerulli C, Poleshuck EL
Maternal and child health journal.. 2018 September 22 (9):1360-1367. Epub 1900 01 01.
Johnson JE, Wiltsey-Stirman S, Sikorskii A, Miller T, King A, Blume JL, Pham X, Moore Simas TA, Poleshuck E, Weinberg R, Zlotnick C
Implementation science : IS.. 2018 August 2213 (1):115. Epub 08/22/2018.
Katz J, Poleshuck EL, Beach B, Olin R
Journal of interpersonal violence.. 2017 November 32 (21):3301-3320. Epub 08/05/2015.
Damush TM, Kroenke K, Bair MJ, Wu J, Tu W, Krebs EE, Poleshuck E
European journal of pain : EJP.. 2016 August 20 (7):1070-8. Epub 02/05/2016.
Development of an innovative treatment paradigm for intimate partner violence victims with depression and pain using community-based participatory research
Poleshuck, E; Mazzotta, C; Resch, K; Rogachefsky, A; Bellenger, K; Raimondi, C; Thompson Stone, J; Cerulli, C.
Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2016; .
Using patient engagement in the design and rationale of a trial for women with depression in obstetrics and gynecology practices." Contemporary Clinical Trials.
Poleshuck E; Wittink M; Crean H; Gellasch T; Sandler M; Bell E; Juskiewicz I; Cerulli C.
2015; 43(): 83-92.
Randomized controlled trial of interpersonal psychotherapy versus enhanced treatment as usual for women with co-occurring depression and pelvic pain."
Poleshuck EL; Gamble SA; Bellenger K; Lu N; Tu X; Sörensen S; Giles DE; Talbot NL.
Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 2014; 77(4): 264-72.
Psychologists partnering with obstetricians and gynecologists: Meeting the need for patient-centered models of women's health care delivery."
Poleshuck EL; Woods J.
The American Psychologist. 2014; 69(4): 344-54.
Depressive symptoms, pain, chronic medical morbidity, and interleukin-6 among primary care patients."
Poleshuck EL; Talbot NL; Moynihan JA; Chapman BP; Heffner KL.
Pain Medicine. 2013; 14(5): 686-91.
Underserved women in a women's health clinic describe their experiences of depressive symptoms and why they have low uptake of psychotherapy."
Poleshuck EL; Cerrito B; Leshoure N; Finocan-Kaag G; Kearney MH.
Journal of Community Mental Health. 2013; 49(1): 50-60.
Anxiety but not social stressors predict 12-month depression and pain severity."
Bair MJ; Poleshuck EL; Wu J; Krebs EK; Damush TM; Tu W; Kroenke K.
The Clinical Journal of Pain. 2013; 29(2): 95-101.
A pilot study of interpersonal psychotherapy for alcohol-dependent women with co-occurring major depression."
Gamble SA; Talbot NL; Cashman-Brown SM; He H; Poleshuck EL; Connors GJ; Conner KR.
Substance Abuse. 2013; 34(3): 233-41.
Cerulli C; Poleshuck E; Raimondi C; Veale S; Chin N.
Journal of Family Violence. 2012; 27(8): 773-781.
Domain-specific social functioning improvements during treatment of depressed women with histories of childhood sexual abuse."
Gamble SA; Smith PN; Poleshuck EL; He H; Talbot NL.
Journal of Affective Disorders. 2011; 130(3): 478-82.
Poleshuck EL, Talbot NE, Zlotnick C, Gamble SA, Liu X, Tu X, Giles DE
The Journal of nervous and mental disease.. 2010 August 198 (8):597-600. Epub 1900 01 01.
Musculoskeletal Pain and Measures of Depression:
Poleshuck, E.L.; Bair, M.J.; Kroenke, K.; Damush, T.; Krebs, E.; & Giles, D.E.
Response to Comment on the article by Poleshuck et al. General Hospital Psychiatry. 2010; 32(1): 114-115.
Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Co-occurring Depression and Chronic Pain.
Poleshuck, E.L.; Gamble, S.A.; Cort, N.; Hoffman-King, D.;Cerrito, B.; Rosario-McCabe, L.; Giles, D.E.
Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 2010; 41(4): 312-318.
Interpersonal Psychotherapy for women with comorbid depression and chronic pain.
Poleshuck, E.L.; Talbot, N.E.; Zlotnick, C.; Gamble, S.A.; Liu, X.; Tu, X.; Giles, D.E.
The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2010; 198(8): 597-600.
Oral Desipramine and Topical Lidocaine for Vulvodynia: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Foster, D.; Kotok, M.; Huang L.; Watts A.; Oakes, D.; Howard, F.; Poleshuck, E.; Stodgell, C.; Dworkin, R.
Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2010; 116(3): 583-593.
Pain and Depression in Gynecology Patients
Poleshuck, E.L.; Bair, M.J.; Kroenke, K.; Watts, A.; Tu, X.; & Giles, D.E.
Psychosomatics. 2009; 50: 270-276.
Pain as a predictor of depression treatment outcomes in women with childhood sexual abuse.
Poleshuck, E.L.; Talbot, N.E.; Su, H.; Tu, X.; Chaudron, L.; Gamble, S.; & Giles, D.E.
Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2009; 50: 215-220.
Poleshuck EL, Bair MJ, Kroenke K, Damush TM, Tu W, Wu J, Krebs EE, Giles DE
General hospital psychiatry.. 2009 31 (2):116-22. Epub 11/22/2008.
Socioeconomic disadvantage and pain
Poleshuck, E.L.; & Green, C.
Pain. 2008; 3: 235-238.
Poleshuck EL, Katz J, Andrus CH, Hogan LA, Jung BF, Kulick DI, Dworkin RH
The journal of pain.. 2006 September 7 (9):626-34. Epub 1900 01 01.
Poleshuck EL, Giles DE, Tu X
Journal of women's health.. 2006 March 15 (2):182-93. Epub 1900 01 01.
Katz J, Poleshuck EL, Andrus CH, Hogan LA, Jung BF, Kulick DI, Dworkin RH
Pain.. 2005 December 15119 (1-3):16-25. Epub 11/17/2005.
Poleshuck EL, Dworkin RH, Howard FM, Foster DC, Shields CG, Giles DE, Tu X
The Journal of reproductive medicine.. 2005 February 50 (2):91-100. Epub 1900 01 01.
Reproductive Coercion by Male Sexual Partners: Associations with Partner Violence and College Women's Sexual Health.
Katz, J.; Poleshuck, E.L.; Beach, B.; Olin, R.
Journal of Interpersonal Violence (in press). .
Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence.
Cort, N.L.; Cerulli, C.; Poleshuck, E.L; Bellenger, K.M.;Tu, X.,;Xia, Y.; Mazzotta, C.M.;Talbot, N.L.
Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy (in press). .
Pain self-management training increases self-efficacy, self-management behaviors, and pain and depression outcomes.
Damush TM, Kroenke K, Bair MJ, Wu J, Tu W, Krebs EE, Poleshuck E.
European Journal of Pain.
The primary care consultant: The next frontier for psychologists in hospitals and clinics (2005)
Chapter: Women's health and the role of primary care psychology.
Authors: Poleshuck, E.L.
Publisher: American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C. 2005
Psychosocial and psychiatric aspects of pain: Handbook for health care providers (2004)
Chapter: Risk factors for chronic pain and their implications for prevention
Authors: Poleshuck, E.L., & Dworkin, R.H.
Publisher: International Association for the Study of Pain Press, Seattle, WA 2004