Dr. Kreher works to address the unmet needs of individuals living with chronic pain through clinical, leadership, scholarship, and teaching activities. As Director of University Mental Health Practice, she has developed services for patients requiring specialized care and has increased access to behavioral supports for those coping with chronic pain. She provides consultation, evaluation and ongoing therapeutic support for patients living with pain, and has particular expertise in chronic pelvic pain. Her scholarship centers on the role of psychological factors in the onset and maintenance of chronic pain. Dr. Kreher has given presentations on biopsychosocial approaches to pain in local, national and international organizations, and has provided clinical supervision and research mentorship to numerous graduate and postgraduate trainees.
Assistant Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Psychology (SMD)
Assistant Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) - Joint
Post-doctoral Training & Residency
Post-doctoral Fellowship in Primary Care and Family Psychology at University of Rochester Medical Center 2011 - 2013
PhD | University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Clinical Psychology. 2011
MS | Tufts University. Neuroscience. 2006
BS | Cornell University. Human Development and Psychology. 2001
Caring for patients with a sexual trauma history: A preliminary needs assessment of OB/GYN clinicians.. 2022
Whole-Person Wellness in Chronic Pelvic and Vulvar Pain. 2019 - 2020
Multidisciplinary Assessment and Intervention Improves Pain-Related Functioning. 2018
Li R, Kreher DA, Gubbels AL, Palermo TM
Pain medicine : the official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.. 2022 August 16 Epub 08/16/2022.
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.
Pain acceptance predicts healthcare utilization in women with chronic pelvic pain
Kreher, DA, Li, R and Gubbels AL.
Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders. 2022; 14(3).
Li R, Kreher DA, Jusko TA, Chapman BP, Bonham AD, Seplaki CL
The journal of pain.. 2021 March 21 Epub 03/21/2021.
Li R, Li B, Kreher DA, Benjamin AR, Gubbels A, Smith SM
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 2020 March 7 Epub 03/07/2020.
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.
Kreher DA, Powers SI, Granger DA
Behavioral neuroscience.. 2012 February 126 (1):157-66. Epub 1900 01 01.
Kuperberg GR, Kreher DA, Swain A, Goff DC, Holt DJ
Schizophrenia bulletin.. 2011 January 37 (1):148-63. Epub 06/29/2009.
Kuperberg GR, Kreher DA, Ditman T
International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology.. 2010 February 75 (2):66-76. Epub 09/15/2009.
Kreher DA, Goff D, Kuperberg GR
Schizophrenia research.. 2009 June 111 (1-3):174-81. Epub 04/21/2009.
Kreher DA, Holcomb PJ, Goff D, Kuperberg GR
Schizophrenia bulletin.. 2008 May 34 (3):473-82. Epub 09/28/2007.
Kuperberg GR, Kreher DA, Sitnikova T, Caplan DN, Holcomb PJ
Brain and language.. 2007 March 100 (3):223-37. Epub 03/20/2006.
Kreher DA, Holcomb PJ, Kuperberg GR
Psychophysiology.. 2006 November 43 (6):550-63. Epub 1900 01 01.
Kuperberg GR, Kreher DA, Goff D, McGuire PK, David AS
Neuropsychology.. 2006 July 20 (4):442-52. Epub 1900 01 01.
Canfield RL, Kreher DA, Cornwell C, Henderson CR
Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence.. 2003 March 9 (1):35-53. Epub 1900 01 01.