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Diane S. Morse, M.D.

Psychiatry

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 279-4999

Fax: (585) 473-5152

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Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Morse is an internal medicine physician and researcher with special skills, training, and experience regarding women with co-morbid substance use disorders, under-treated medical conditions, trauma history, domestic violence, and criminal justice involvement. She also has extensive experience as an educator and researcher in medical communication. To learn more about Dr. Morse and the Women's Initiative Supporting Health Transitions Clinic (WISH-TC), read her recent interview with The Fortune Society's Reentry Education Project at: http://tinyurl.com/dsmorse.

Research

Dr. Morse is currently engaged in health services research in a project entitled "Women's Initiative Supporting Health" (WISH). A subset of WISH is the clinical project, Women's Initiative Supporting Health-Transitions Clinic (WISH-TC). She is investigating methods to support physical and mental health among women with criminal involvement through grants from the National Institute of Health's National Institute on Drug Abuse, the McGowan Charitable Fund, and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.

For more information on the WISH-TC Project, please visit the website:
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/psychiatry/wishtc/. To read a recent Research@URMC blog post describing one of Dr. Morse's research interests, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/dsmorse2.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1980
BA | Brandeis University
Chemistry

1987
MD | University Miami Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/90 - 06/30/93
Fellowship in Advanced Biopsychosocial Studies at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

08/01/2008 - 08/01/2011
Fellowship in at University of Rochester Medical Center

08/01/2008 - 08/01/2011
Fellowship in at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1988 - 06/30/1990
Residency in Internal Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center (Santa Clara)

06/23/1987 - 06/30/1988
Internship in Internal Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center (Santa Clara)

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Awards

2016
Faculty Diversity Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine

2014
Morse, DS, et al, Professors' Choice for Undergraduate Research in the Social Sciences division. Gender Differences in Mental
Sponsor: Poster presentation at University of Rochester Undergraduate Res
Location: Rochester, NY

2013
Mentorship award, Mentoring Day
Sponsor: Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Network (SBSRN)
Location: HIV/AIDS, 9th National Scientific Meeting, Baltimore, MD

2013
Thomas K, Morse DS, and Cerullie C Best poster award, Addressing systemic issues and health of women in drug treatment court
Sponsor: Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) World AIDS Day Scientific Symp
Location: University of Rochester School of Medicine

2013
Scholarship awarded to attend Academic Consortium on Criminal Health research conference

2012
Scholarship awarded to attend Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse research conference

2010
Laboratory for Interpersonal Violence and Victimization: Bridging Research to Practice, Rochester, NY Research award

2007 - 2008
Fulbright Senior Scholar Award in Education, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Sponsor: US State Department
Location: Israel

2005
Workshop Ranked in the Top 10%
Sponsor: Society of General Internal Medicine
Location: National Annual Meeting

1980
Mayper Award for Promoting Interracial Amity
Sponsor: Brandeis University
Location: Waltham, MA

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Publications

Journal Articles

2/2019
Bedell PS, So M, Morse DS, Kinner SA, Ferguson WJ, Spaulding AC. "Corrections for Academic Medicine: The Importance of Using Person-First Language for Individuals Who Have Experienced Incarceration." Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2019 Feb 0; 94(2):172-175.

2019
Goldberg ZE, Chin NP, Alio A, Williams G, Morse DS. "A Qualitative Analysis of Family Dynamics and Motivation in Sessions With 15 Women in Drug Treatment Court." Substance abuse : research and treatment.. 2019 13:1178221818818846. Epub 2019 Jan 04.

12/17/2018
Morse DS, Wilson JL, Driffill NJ, Lauture J, Khan A, King-Turner SO. "Outcomes among pregnant recently incarcerated women attending a reentry transitions clinic." Journal of community psychology.. 2018 Dec 17; Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Books & Chapters

2013
Book Title: The Evolution and Legacy of the Engel & Romano Work in Biopsychosocial Medicine
Author List: DS Morse, KR Johnson, J Cohen
Published By: Meliora Press, University of Rochester Press 2013

2009
Chapter Title: Physicians, Relationships with
Book Title: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
Author List: DS Morse; SH McDaniel
Edited By: HT Reis, S Sprecher
Published By: Sage 2009 in Thousand Oaks, CA

2008
Chapter Title: Women
Book Title: Behavioral Medicine: A Guide to Clinical Practice
Author List: DS Morse, J Walsh, M Jelley
Edited By: MD Feldman, JF Christensen
Published By: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc 2008 in New York

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