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Kathryn A. Castle, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCH
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-3630
Fax: (585) 276-0422


The biographical information for Kathryn A. Castle, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

2001-04 NIMH, National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellow; Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (CSPS), Department o 2001 - 2004

Awards & Honors (Local)

Young Investigator Award, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) (12/1/05 to Present) 2005 - Present
National Institute of Health (NIH), Loan Repayment Program (LRP) Awardee (2002 to 2005) 2002 - 2005
Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Psychology Training Program | Rita P. Underberg, Ph.D. | University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry 2002 - 2006
National Research Service Award (NRSA), University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry (September 2001 to August 2004). 2001 - 2004
Leonard Salzman Research Award, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center (2001) 2001
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Clinical Training Grant: Minority Student Working with Children (1991-1993). 1991 - 1993
Graduation Honors in Psychology | Spelman College 1990
Psi Chi, Psychology Honor Society | Spelman College 1990

Recent Journal Articles

2004 Mar
Castle K, Duberstein PR, Meldrum S, Conner KR, Conwell Y. "Risk factors for suicide in blacks and whites: an analysis of data from the 1993 National Mortality Followback Survey." The American journal of psychiatry. 2004 Mar; 161(3):452-8.
Castle, K., Conner, K, Kaukeinen, K, & Tu, X. "Perceived Racism, Discrimination, and Acculturation in Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempts among Black Young Adults." Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior. .

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Psychology (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Clinical Psychology | Depaul University1998
MA | Clinical Psychology | Depaul University1995
BA | Psychology | Spelman College1990

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Internship in Psychology at Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University07/01/1996 - 06/30/1997
Fellowship in Psychology at University of Rochester Medical Center