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J Steven Lamberti, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 276-0537

Fax: (585) 461-9504

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

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Patient Care Setting

Psychiatry

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Lamberti is a Professor of Psychiatry at URMC where he serves Academic Chief of the Community Division, and as Chair of the Research Subject Review Board for Behavioral and Social Sciences. Dr. Lamberti received his MD from the University of Missouri, and completed his psychiatry residency and a neuropsychiatry fellowship at the University of Rochester. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and Board Certified in General Psychiatry. Dr. Lamberti's career is dedicated to developing new treatment and rehabilitation strategies for adults with schizophrenia and other severe mental disorders, especially those at risk for repeated hospitalization, arrest and incarceration. He has written and lectured widely on topics related to community-based mental health services, with a special focus on preventing criminal recidivism and promoting recovery among justice-involved adults with severe mental illness. Dr. Lamberti and his colleagues have conducted numerous clinical drug trials evaluating novel medications for treatment of psychosis and cognitive impairment in schizophrenia and related disorders. With funding support from the National Institute of Mental Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and local sources, he has also led development of the Rochester Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (R-FACT) model. For their work with in developing the R-FACT model, Dr. Lamberti and his colleagues received the 1999 American Psychiatric Association's Gold Award, the 2002 New York State Community Health Improvement Award, and the 2009 NAMI New York State Program Award. Dr. Lamberti is also a recipient of the 2004 APA Van Ameringen Award for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and the 2005 Margaret Van Horn Award for Distinguished Service in Psychiatry.

Credentials

Education

1979
BA | Univ of Missouri Columbia
Arts & Sciences

1983
MD | Univ Missouri Sch Med-Columbia
Medicine

Ceritifcate in Healthcare Leadership | William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration

Certificate in Healthcare Administration | Harvard School of Public Health

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/01/1984 - 06/30/1987
Residency in Psychiatry at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

06/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards

2018
CIT Appreciation Award
Sponsor: Crisis Intervention Team International
Location: Kansas City, MO

2018
Sidney J. Rubin Award for Teaching Excellence
Sponsor: URMC Department of Psychiatry
Location: Rochester, NY

2017
John Romano Award
Sponsor: Mental Health Association
Location: Rochester, New York

2010
Sidney J. Rubin Award for Teaching Excellence
Sponsor: URMC Department of Psychiatry
Location: Rochester, New York

2009
NAMI New York State Recognition Award
Sponsor: National Alliance on Mental Illness
Location: Albany, New York

2007
CARES Appreciation Award
Sponsor: Committee to Aid Research to End Schizophrenia
Location: Rochester, New York

2005
Margaret Van Horn Award for Distinguished Service in Psychiatry
Sponsor: University of Medicine and Densistry of New Jersey
Location: New Jersey

2004
Van Ameringen Award for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Location: Washington, DC

2003
Distinguished Fellow in Psychiatry
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Location: Washington, DC

2002
Community Health Improvement Award, Healthcare Association of New York State, Strong Memorial Hospital

2000
Fellow in Psychiatry
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Location: Washington, DC

1999
Services Achievement Gold Award
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Location: Washington, DC

1998
Schizophrenia Reintegration Award
Sponsor: Eli Lilly and Company
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

1998
Compeer Community Service Awards

1997
Residents Recognition Award, URMC Department of Psychiatry

1996 - 2009
Best Doctors in America
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors

1996
East House Corporation Partners in Quality Award

1996
Otto F. Thaler Teaching Award, URMC Department of Psychiatry

1987
Richard F. Jaenike Award for Outstanding Performance in Clinical Psychiatry, URMC Department of Psychiatry

1979
Summa Cum Laude, University of Missouri

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Patents

Patent Title: R-FACT: Rochester Forensic Assertive Community Treatment- Video
Patent #: PAu3-723-757
Issue Date: Mar 04, 2014
Country: United States
Invented By: J. Steven Lamberti

Patent Title: Forensic Assertive Community Treatment Scale (FACTS): General Version
Patent #: 4,748,377
Issue Date: Jun 02, 2015
Country: United States
Invented By: J. Steven Lamberti, Robert L Weisman

Patent Title: (MANUAL) Forensic Assertive Community Treatment A Manual for Rochester Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (R-FACT) Program Development and Operation
Patent #: TXu 1-904-944
Issue Date: Feb 28, 2014
Country: United States
Invented By: J. Steven Lamberti, Robert L Weisman

Patent Title: (GUIDE) Forensic Assertive Community Treatment A Guide to Program Fidelity Assessment Using the R-FACTS
Patent #: TXu 1-904-945
Issue Date: Feb 28, 2014
Country: United States
Invented By: J. Steven Lamberti, Robert L Weisman

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Publications

Journal Articles

12/5/2018
Brink M, Green A, Bojesen AB, Lamberti JS, Conwell Y, Andersen K. "Excess medical comorbidity and mortality across the lifespan in schizophrenia.: A nationwide Danish register study." Schizophrenia research.. 2018 Dec 5; Epub 2018 Dec 05.

6/4/2018
Fan Y, Ma N, Ma L, Xu W, Steven Lamberti J, Caine ED. "A community-based peer support service for persons with severe mental illness in China." BMC psychiatry.. 2018 Jun 4; 18(1):170. Epub 2018 Jun 04.

10/1/2017
Lamberti JS, Weisman RL, Cerulli C, Williams GC, Jacobowitz DB, Mueser KT, Marks PD, Strawderman RL, Harrington D, Lamberti TA, Caine ED. "A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Rochester Forensic Assertive Community Treatment Model." Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2017 Oct 1; 68(10):1016-1024. Epub 2017 Jun 01.

Books & Chapters

2017
Chapter Title: Community-Based Interventions for Justice-Involved Individuals with Severe Mental Disorders.
Book Title: Principles and Practice of Forensic Psychiatry, 3rd Edition
Author List: Weisman RL; Lamberti JS; and Ciccone JR
Edited By: Richard Rosner
Published By: CRC Press 2017

2011
Chapter Title: Workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings
Book Title: Legal leverage in the Treatment of Adults with Severe Mental Illness
Author List: Lamberti JS
Published By: Jones and Bartlett 2011

2010
Chapter Title: Reentry Planning for Offenders with Mental Disorders: Policy and Practice
Book Title: Forensic Assertive Community Treatment: Origins, Current Practice and Future Directions
Author List: Lamberti JS; Weisman RL
Published By: Civic Research Institute 2010

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