CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSEllen L. Poleshuck, Ph.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersOffice: (585) 275-3138Fax: (585) 273-1093A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentAccepting New PatientsLocationsUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterSchool of Medicine and Dentistry601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCHRochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsProfessor - Department of Psychiatry , Family/Marriage (SMD) Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) - JointBiographyProfessional BackgroundEllen 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.CredentialsEducation1998MA,PhD | Kent State UniversityPost-doctoral Training & Residency09/01/1998 - 06/30/2000Fellowship in Medical Family Therapy at University of Rochester Medical Center09/01/1997 - 08/31/1998Internship in Clinical Psychology at Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Syracuse)Awards2020University of Rochester Susan McDaniel Collaborative Care AwardSponsor: University of Rochester2019Nominee for Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award2014 - 2015Academic Medical Professional Leadership Program for Mid-Career Women, University of Rochester2013 - 2014Leadership in Academic Medicine Development Seminar Series Invitee, University of Rochester2006Collier Junior Investigator Research Award, first placeSponsor: University of RochesterLocation: Rochester, NY2005Collier Junior Investigator Research Award, second placeSponsor: University of RochesterLocation: Rochester, NY1994Grant-in-Aid of Research; Sigma Xi Scientific Society1992 - 1994Provost Enhancement FellowLocation: Kent State University1992 - 1993Dartmouth General Fellowship for Graduate StudyLocation: Dartmouth College1990Parkes Prize for Graduate Study in Social ServiceLocation: Dartmouth College1990Lawrence Marx Jr. Honor AwardLocation: Dartmouth College1989Tucker Foundation FellowLocation: Dartmouth College1988Paleopitis Sophomore Leadership AwardLocation: Dartmouth CollegeVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles4/8/2021Toscano M, Royzer R, Castillo D, Li D, Poleshuck E. "Prevalence of Depression or Anxiety During Antepartum Hospitalizations for Obstetric Complications: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." Obstetrics and gynecology.. 2021 Apr 8; Epub 2021 Apr 08. 9/9/2019Poleshuck 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. 8/19/2019Smith 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. Books & Chapters2005 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, WAVIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Ellen L. Poleshuck, Ph.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. 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