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Cathy J. Peters, NP, MS

Cathy J. Peters, NP, MS


Mental Health and Wellness

UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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About Me

Certified Specialties

Nurse Practitioner, Psych/Mental Health - American Nurses Credentialing Center



NP | University of Rochester. 2000

MS | University of Rochester. 1981


Fulbright Specialist. 2021

Nursing Practice Award for Outstanding Contributions to Patient and Family Care. 2019

Excellence in Interprofessional Care (Team). 2017

Daisy Award for Service, Scholarship, Mentorship. 2015

Chapter Key Award for Service and Scholar Excellence (Team). 2015

Media Award for Professional Dedication, Leadership and Innovation. 2009

Meliora Team Award for Service Excellence in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2008

Excellence in Psychiatric Nursing. 2008

Best Paper Contributing to the Knowledge of Nursing and Progress of Medicine. 2007

Best Creative Work Expressing Human Values in Health Care. 2006

International Award for Nursing Excellence in Media Art. 2003

Best Creative Work Expressing Human Values in Health Care. 2003

Best Paper Contributing to the Knowlege of Nursing and Progress of Medicine. 2002

Rochester Area Community Foundation Scholarship. 1998 - 1999


Journal Articles

Dr. Loretta C. Ford: A pioneer in healthcare.

Peters CJ

Public health nursing.. 2023 March 21 Epub 03/21/2023.

The first wave of COVID-19: The logistics of off-site pharmacy management for a relocated acute psychiatric unit.

Webster SM, Peters CJ, Schild LE, DeNault A, Sherman G, Augenstein TM

American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.. 2022 November 2279 (23):2090-2093. Epub 1900 01 01.

Arranging Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment for a Patient with a Left Ventricular Assist Device.

Choi JJ, Peters CJ, Nickels MW

Progress in transplantation : official publication, North American Transplant Coordinators Organization ... [et al.]. 2022 June 10 :15269248221107033. Epub 06/10/2022.

Use of a values history in approaching medical advance directives with psychiatric patients.

Peters C, Chiverton P

Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services.. 2003 August 41 (8):28-36. Epub 1900 01 01.


Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards (2007)

Chapter: Case Study 10.2 Mental Health Relief Services Following the World Trade Center Disaster, Fall 2001.

Authors: Tener Goodwin Veenema, Editor

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, New York, New York 2007

The HeArt of Nursing: Expressions of Creative Art in Nursing (2005)

Chapter: The Other is Me

Authors: M. Cecilia Wendler

Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau, Indianapolis , IN 2005