Carol A. Podgorski, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Carol A. Podgorski, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCH
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-8307


The biographical information for Carol A. Podgorski, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

Bausch and Lomb Science Award | Bausch and Lomb | Rochester, NY 1976

Awards & Honors (Local)

John Baum, MD Lectureship Award | Rochester, NY 2008
Susan H. McDaniel Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Rochester Family Therapy Training Program | Rochester, NY 2008
Innovations in Prevention Award | DHHS | Washington, DC 2005
Athena Award Nominee, Women's Council of Rochester Chamber of Commerce | Rochester, NY 2002
Leadership Rochester Program | Rochester, NY 1993 - 1994
Center on Aging Summer Fellowship, University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 1986
University of Rochester Graduate Fellowship | Rochester, NY 1980 - 1986
University of Rochester Prize Scholarship | Rochester, NY 1976 - 1980

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 25 available »

2015 Oct
Van Orden KA, Li Y, Podgorski CA, Conwell Y. "The association between higher social support and lower depressive symptoms among aging services clients is attenuated at higher levels of functional impairment." International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 2015 Oct; 30(10):1085-92. Epub 2015 Feb 06.
LeRoux, P.; Podgorski, C.; Rosenberg, T.; Watson, W.; McDaniel, S.H. "Towards an Outcome-Based Assessment of Clinical Readiness for Marriage and Family Therapy Training: the Development of the Rochester Objective Structural Clinical Evaluation (ROSCE)". Family Process. 2011; .
Richardson, T.M.; Know, K.; Friedman, B.; Fisher, S.; He, H.; Podgorski, C.; Conwell, Y. "Depression and its correlates among older adults accessing aging services". American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2011; .
2010 May
Podgorski CA, Langford L, Pearson JL, Conwell Y. "Suicide prevention for older adults in residential communities: implications for policy and practice." PLoS medicine. 2010 May; 7(5):e1000254. Epub 2010 May 18.
Simning A., Richardson TM, Friedman B, Boyle LL, Podgorski, C., Conwell Y. "Mental distress and service utilization among help-seeing, community-dwelling ol". International Psychogeriatrics. 2010; 22(5): 739-749.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Psychiatry (SMD) - Primary


MS | Marriage & Family Therapy | University of Rochester - School of Medicine & Dentistry2005
PhD | Sociology | University of Rochester1990
MPH | Public Health | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1985
BA | Sociology/Psychology | University of Rochester1980