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Telva E. Olivares, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 276-3338

Office: (585) 279-4999

Fax: (585) 473-5152

Fax: (585) 276-2332

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Psychiatry

Biography

Professional Background

Telva E. Olivares, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Clinical Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center

Dr. Olivares is an internist–psychiatrist at the University of Rochester and the Division Chief of Medicine in Psychiatry Services within the Department of Psychiatry.

Since 1999, Dr.Olivares has overseen the delivery of comprehensive medical care to complex patients in both the inpatient Med-Psych unit (IMIPS) and its sister outpatient primary care practice, MIPS. She is Medical Director of Lazos Fuertes, providing mental healthcare to Rochester's Latinx population through a team of bicultural/bilingual professionals. She has extensive clinical and administrative experience in all aspects of acute services and is currently the Medical Director of Interventional Psychiatry Program, where she has established the very popular Interventional Psychiatry Certificate Course for psychiatric residents..
More recently she was honored and named the first Assistant Chair of Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Engagement in the Department of Psychiatry.


Dr. Olivares was born in Panama but raised in Rochester where she graduated from Pittsford High School and the University of Rochester with a BS in Biology and Geology. She married and moved to Mexico City where she attended the Universidad Anahuac's Medical School graduating with Honors. She began postgraduate training in Psychiatry at Yale-New Haven, transferring to the University of Rochester to pursue combined training in Medicine and Psychiatry. She joined the faculty upon graduation in 1999.


Dr. Olivares has remained committed and passionate about the delivery of care for underserved complex populations, in specific the severely mentally ill, developing services that seek to improve the healthcare disparities these patients experience. Her mission remains to impact the functional lifespan of SPMI populations through evidence based patient centered preventive care practices.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

1977
BS | University of Rochester
Biology-Geology

1986
MD | Universidad Anahuac
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1994 - 06/30/1999
Residency in Psychiatry at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1993 - 06/30/1994
Residency in Psychiatry at Connecticut Valley Hospital

11/01/1992 - 6/30/1993
Internship in Internal Medicine at St. Raphael Hospital

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Awards

2017
Innovative Model of Integrated Care for Complex Patients
Sponsor: Association of Medicine and Psychiatry
Location: Chicago, Illinois

2014 - 2015
MCIC URMC Patient Safety Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center
Location: Rochester, NY

2007
Nancy C.A. Roeske, MD Certificate of Excellence in Medical Student Education.
Location: APA Meeting

2004
Excellence in Clinical Care
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Department of Psychiatry
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center

1999
Richard Carl Albert Jaenike Award
Sponsor: Genesee Valley Psychiatric Association & the Univ. of Rochester

1999
Nanavati Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Department of Psychiatry
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center

1997 - 1999
John Romano Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Department of Psychiatry
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center

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Publications

Journal Articles

12/2008
Peña JB, Wyman PA, Brown CH, Matthieu MM, Olivares TE, Hartel D, Zayas LH. "Immigration generation status and its association with suicide attempts, substance use, and depressive symptoms among latino adolescents in the USA." Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research.. 2008 Dec 0; 9(4):299-310. Epub 2008 Oct 15.

2007
Nihalani ND, Tu X, Lamberti JS, Olson D, Olivares T, Costea GO, Tang W. "Diabetic ketoacidosis among patients receiving clozapine: a case series and review of socio-demographic risk factors." Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists.. 2007 19(2):105-12.

7/2006
Lamberti JS, Olson D, Crilly JF, Olivares T, Williams GC, Tu X, Tang W, Wiener K, Dvorin S, Dietz MB. "Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among patients receiving clozapine." The American journal of psychiatry.. 2006 Jul 0; 163(7):1273-6.

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