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Melissa Heatly, Ph.D.

Melissa Heatly, Ph.D.

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.


About Me

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Child & Adoles Serv (SMD)



PhD | University of Pittsburgh. Clinical Psychology. 2015

MS | University of Pittsburgh. Developmental Psychology. 2011

BA | Cornell University. Government. 2005


Outstanding Research Presentation. 2015

Graduate Research Presentation Award. 2014

Recognition of Excellence in Teaching. 2006


Journal Articles

Parent- & Teacher-Child Child Relationships and Engagement at School Entry: Mediating, Interactive, and Transactional Associations Across Contexts. (In Press)

Heatly, M.C.; Votruba-Drzal, E.

Developmental Psychology. 2017; .

Math Instruction & Child Achievement from Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Heatly, M.C.; Bachman, H. J.; & Votruba-Drzal, E.

Applied Developmental Psychology,. 2015; 41: 46-59.

Instructional practices that support math development and narrow SES achievement gaps during elementary school.

Bachman, H.J.; Votruba-Drzal, E.; El Nokali, N.E. ; Heatly, M.C.

American Education Research Journal. 2015; 52(5): 849 – 923.


Principle-Based Stepped Care and Brief Psychotherapy for Integrated Care Settings (2017)

Chapter: Addressing conduct disorder in primary care settings

Authors: Heatly, M.C.; Lee, P

Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG, Cham 2017