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Jan A. Moynihan, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 273-2831

Office: (585) 275-4648

Fax: (585) 273-1384

Faculty Appointments

Biography

Professional Background

Jan A. Moynihan is currently the George L. Engel Professor in Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) and she has a secondary appointment in Microbiology and Immunology. She is the Associate Chair for Research in Psychiatry. She is an expert in the field of psychoneuroimmunology, and most recently has become very interested in mind-body interventions for individuals with a variety of physical and mental health issues. Dr. Moynihan received her PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1985.

Credentials

Education

1976
BA | University of Rochester
Biology

1982
PhD | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent
Microbiology

Awards

2013 - 2016
Elected Secretary-Treasurer of Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society

2005 - Present
George L. Engel Professor in Psychiatry

1999 - 2005
Member NIH IRG: Mechanisms of Emotions, Stress and Health (MESH)

1984 - 1986
Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Fund Postdoctoral Fellow
Sponsor: University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

1976
Wendy Jill Fread Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

1972 - 1976
Bausch and Lomb Scholar
Location: University of Rochester

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Publications

Journal Articles

1/17/2018
Elliot AJ, Gallegos AM, Moynihan JA, Chapman BP. "Associations of mindfulness with depressive symptoms and well-being in older adults: the moderating role of neuroticism." Aging & mental health.. 2018 Jan 17; :1-6. Epub 2018 Jan 17.

1/15/2018
Williams AM, Shah R, Shayne M, Huston AJ, Krebs M, Murray N, Thompson BD, Doyle K, Korotkin J, van Wijngaarden E, Hyland S, Moynihan JA, Cory-Slechta DA, Janelsins MC. "Associations between inflammatory markers and cognitive function in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy." Journal of neuroimmunology.. 2018 Jan 15; 314:17-23. Epub 2017 Oct 18.

12/2017
O'Connor TG, Scheible K, Sefair AV, Gilchrist M, Blackmore ER, Winter MA, Gunnar MR, Wyman C, Carnahan J, Moynihan JA, Caserta MT. "Immune and neuroendocrine correlates of temperament in infancy." Development and psychopathology.. 2017 Dec 0; 29(5):1589-1600.

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