Michael J. Hasselberg, M.S., Ph.D.

Michael J. Hasselberg, M.S., Ph.D.

Contact Information

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

Professional Bio

Michael J. Hasselberg, PhD, is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Nursing at the University of Rochester. Dr. Hasselberg received his PhD degree in Health Practice Research in 2013. Dr. Hasselberg is also a graduate of The Academy for Healthcare Leadership Advancement through the Healthcare Association of New York State and the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. He is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, and is the Director of UR Medicine Telepsychiatry Program, and the UR Project ECHO. Dr. Hasselberg has a special interest in leveraging technology to deliver high quality, evidence-based care to adults with mental health conditions and the transformation of health care delivery systems from volume to value.

Awards & Honors (National)

Janssen Student Scholarship | American Psychiatric Nurses Association 2007 - 2008
Air Force Nursing Excellence Award | Binghamton University | Binghamton, NY 2004
Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society Inductee | Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society | Binghamton, NY 2004

Awards & Honors (Local)

Nursing Leadership Showcase, Robert Wood Johnson's New Careers in Nursing | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2013
Dissertation Award | Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing, Epsilon Xi | Rochester, NY 2013
Jill Thayer Research Award | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2012 - 2013
T.C and Pamela McQuilkin Lewis Endowed Scholarship | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2010 - 2012
Louise Wilson Haller Memorial Prize | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2007 - 2008

Recent Journal Articles

2013 Aug
Porsteinsson AP, Hasselberg MJ. "The law of diminishing intent: getting excited about apathy." The Journal of clinical psychiatry. 2013 Aug; 74(8):817-8.
2013 Jan
Hasselberg MJ, McMahon J, Parker K. "The validity, reliability, and utility of the iButtonĀ® for measurement of body temperature circadian rhythms in sleep/wake research." Sleep medicine. 2013 Jan; 14(1):5-11. Epub 2011 Apr 05.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Geriatric/Psychiatry (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor Clinical Nursing - Department of Nursing (SON)


Nurse Practitioner-Psychiatric/Mental Health - American Nurses Credentialing Center


PhD | University of Rochester School of Nursing2013
MS | University of Rochester School of Nursing2007
BS | Binghamton University School of Nursing2004