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Ellen L. Poleshuck, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-3138

Fax: (585) 273-1093

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Biography

Professional Background

Ellen Poleshuck, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics/Gynecology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and serves as Director of the Women's Behavioral Health Service. Dr. Poleshuck is a licensed clinical psychologist and a certified marriage and family therapist. Dr. Poleshuck specializes in the assessment and treatment of underserved women and families who present for care in obstetric and gynecology practices. Dr. Poleshuck's research focuses on integrated treatments for women with depression and co-occurring concerns such as pain, intimate partner violence, and socioeconomic disadvantage.

Credentials

Education

1998
MA,PhD | Kent State University

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/1998 - 06/30/2000
Fellowship in Medical Family Therapy at University of Rochester Medical Center

09/01/1997 - 08/31/1998
Internship in Clinical Psychology at Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Syracuse)

Awards

2020
University of Rochester Susan McDaniel Collaborative Care Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2019
Nominee for Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award

2014 - 2015
Academic Medical Professional Leadership Program for Mid-Career Women, University of Rochester

2013 - 2014
Leadership in Academic Medicine Development Seminar Series Invitee, University of Rochester

2006
Collier Junior Investigator Research Award, first place
Sponsor: University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

2005
Collier Junior Investigator Research Award, second place
Sponsor: University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

1994
Grant-in-Aid of Research; Sigma Xi Scientific Society

1992 - 1994
Provost Enhancement Fellow
Location: Kent State University

1992 - 1993
Dartmouth General Fellowship for Graduate Study
Location: Dartmouth College

1990
Parkes Prize for Graduate Study in Social Service
Location: Dartmouth College

1990
Lawrence Marx Jr. Honor Award
Location: Dartmouth College

1989
Tucker Foundation Fellow
Location: Dartmouth College

1988
Paleopitis Sophomore Leadership Award
Location: Dartmouth College

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/9/2019
Poleshuck E, Wittink M, Crean HF, Juskiewicz I, Bell E, Harrington A, Cerulli C. "A Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Two Patient-Centered Interventions for Women with Unmet Social Needs: Personalized Support for Progress and Enhanced Screening and Referral." Journal of women's health.. 2019 Sep 9; Epub 2019 Sep 09.

8/19/2019
Smith SM, Li R, Wolfe H, Swanger-Gagne MS, Bonham AD, Kreher DA, Poleshuck EL. "Couple Interventions for Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review." The Clinical journal of pain.. 2019 Aug 19; Epub 2019 Aug 19.

4/18/2019
Poleshuck E, Perez-Diaz W, Wittink M, ReQua M, Harrington A, Katz J, Juskiewicz I, Stone JT, Bell E, Cerulli C. "Resilience in the midst of chaos: Socioecological model applied to women with depressive symptoms and socioeconomic disadvantage." Journal of community psychology.. 2019 Apr 18; Epub 2019 Apr 18.

Books & Chapters

2005
Chapter Title: Women's health and the role of primary care psychology.
Book Title: The primary care consultant: The next frontier for psychologists in hospitals and clinics
Author List: Poleshuck, E.L.
Published By: American Psychological Association 2005 in Washington, D.C.

2004
Chapter Title: Risk factors for chronic pain and their implications for prevention
Book Title: Psychosocial and psychiatric aspects of pain: Handbook for health care providers
Author List: Poleshuck, E.L., & Dworkin, R.H.
Edited By: R.H. Dworkin & W.S. Breitbart
Published By: International Association for the Study of Pain Press 2004 in Seattle, WA

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