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Geoffrey C. Williams, M.D., Ph.D.

Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry

Clinical Interests

General Cardiology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 530-2050

Fax: (585) 530-2398

Office: (585) 530-2050

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Biography

Dr. Geoffrey Williams is Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Psychology at URMC. He received his M.D. from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Williams performed fellowships in Biopsychosocial Medicine and General Internal Medicine prior to receiving his Ph.D. in Health Psychology from URMC. He is currently performing research on health related motivation, tobacco dependence treatment and other difficult to change health behaviors.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1979
BS | Wayne State University
Chemistry

1983
MD | Wayne State Univ Sch Medicine
Medicine

1993
PhD | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent
Psychology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1986
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1986 - 06/30/1987
Residency in Behavioral Psychology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2002
George Engel Award for outstanding Research Contribution to the Theory, Practice and Teaching of Effective Health Care Communica
Sponsor: American Academy on Communication in Healthcare

2000
Great American Smokeout Award
Sponsor: American Cancer Society Eastern Division

1979
Howard A Donnelly Award
Sponsor: Wayne State University
Location: Detroit, MI

1979
American Chemical Society - Chemistry Award
Sponsor: American Chemical Society
Location: Michigan Chapter

1975 - 1979
Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: Wayne State University
Location: Detroit, MI

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Publications

Journal Articles

1/2008
Thompson Fe, Midthune D, Williams GC, Yaroch AL, Hurley TG, Resnicow K, Hebert JR, Toobert DJ, Greene GW, et al. "Evaluation of a short dietary assessment instrument for percentage energy from fat in an intervention study". J Nutrition. 2008; 138(1): 193S-199S.

1/2008
Williams GC, Hurley TG Thompson FE, Midthune D, Yaroch AL, Resnicow K, Toobert DJ, Greene GW, Peterson KE, et al. "Performance of a short percentage energy from fat tool in measuring change in dietary intervention studies". J Nutrition. 2008; 138(1): 212S-217S.

1/2008
Greene GW, Resnicow K, Thompson FE, Peterson KE, Hurley TG, Hebert JR, Toobert DJ, Williams GC, Elliot DL, Goldman Sher T, Domas A, Midthune D, Stacewicz-Sapuntzakis M, Yaroch AL, Nebeling L. "Correspondence of the NCI Fruit and Vegetable Screener to repeat 24-H recalls and serum carotenoids in behavioral intervention trials." The Journal of nutrition.. 2008 Jan 0; 138(1):200S-204S.

Books & Chapters

2008
Book Title: Self-Determination Theory Process Models for Health Behavior Change: Application
Author List: Fortier MS, Williams GC, Sweet SN, Patrick H
Published By: Under Review2008

2003
Book Title: Self-Determination Theory in the Clinic: Motivating Physical and Mental Health
Author List: Sheldon, K; Williams, G; and Joiner, T
Published By: Yale University Press2003 in New Haven, CT

2003
Book Title: The Biopsychosocial Approach: Past, Present, Future
Author List: Williams, GC
Edited By: RM Frankel; TE Quill; and SH McDaniel
Published By: University of Rochester Press2003 in Rochester, NY

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