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Jan A. Moynihan, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 273-2831

Fax: (585) 273-1384

Office: (585) 275-4648

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

Faculty Appointments

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

10/2016
Robertson Blackmore E, Mittal M, Cai X, Moynihan JA, Matthieu MM, O'Connor TG. "Lifetime Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Proinflammatory Cytokine Levels Across the Perinatal Period." Journal of women's health.. 2016 Oct 0; 25(10):1004-1013. Epub 2016 Jan 08.

8/1/2016
Gallegos AM, Moynihan J, Pigeon WR. "A Secondary Analysis of Sleep Quality Changes in Older Adults From a Randomized Trial of an MBSR Program." Journal of applied gerontology : the official journal of the Southern Gerontological Society.. 2016 Aug 1; :733464816663553. Epub 2016 Aug 01.

5/2016
Barkan T, Hoerger M, Gallegos AM, Turiano NA, Duberstein PR, Moynihan JA. "Personality Predicts Utilization of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction During and Post-Intervention in a Community Sample of Older Adults." The journal of alternative and complementary medicine : research on paradigm, practice, and policy.. 2016 May 0; 22(5):390-5. Epub 2016 Mar 31.

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