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Tziporah E. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

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Office: (585) 275-2277

Fax: (585) 271-7706

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Professional Background

Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD, LMFT, is an Assistant Professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and the Institute for the Family. She has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters on the practice of marriage and family therapy, medical family therapy, integration of health and relationships, interdisciplinary/collaborative care, and training of healthcare providers. She is also actively involved in patient/family- and provider-education around the management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes, and has delivered a number of presentations on this theme both locally and nationally.

She is the Clinical Coordinator and Training Clinic Director for the Institute for the Family's Family Therapy Services which provides outpatient indivdiual, couple and family therapy for the Rochester community and as part of Strong Behavioral Health's outpatient psychiatry service. She is devoted to excellence in clinical training and clinical care and to promoting family health and well-being across all dimensions of health.


Faculty Appointments


B.A. cum laude, Departmental Honors | University of Maryland, College Park
Family Studies

Ph.D. | Syracuse University
Marriage and Family Therapy

M.A. | Syracuse University
Marriage and Family Therapy

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/2005 - 08/31/2006
Internship in at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

09/01/2006 - 08/31/2008
Fellowship in at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry


2012 - 2013
Susan H. McDaniel Teaching Award
Location: Institute for the Family, Rochester, NY

2011 - 2012
Susan H. McDaniel Teaching Award
Location: Institute for the Family, Rochester, NY

Dept of Family Medicine Residency Director's Award
Sponsor: Univ of Rochester Department of Family Medicine
Location: Rochester, NY

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Journal Articles

Mendoza M, Rosenberg T. "Self-management of type 2 diabetes: a good idea--or not ?" The Journal of family practice.. 2013 May 0; 62(5):244-8.

Rosenberg T, Speice J. "Integrating care when the end is near: ethical dilemmas in end-of-life care." Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare.. 2013 Mar 0; 31(1):75-83.

Le Roux P, Podgorski C, Rosenberg T, Watson WH, McDaniel S. "Developing an outcome-based assessment for family therapy training: the Rochester Objective Structured Clinical Evaluation (ROSCE)." Family process.. 2011 Dec 0; 50(4):544-60.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Chronic illness and primary care: Integrating Mental health and primary care
Book Title: In The Challenges of Mental Health Caregiving
Author List: Taylor-Brown, S., McDaniel, S.H., & Rosenberg, T
Published By: Springer2009 in New York

Chapter Title: Attachment Systems in Families and Health
Book Title: Handbook of Family Psychology
Author List: Rosenberg, T., & Watson, W.
Published By: Blackwell Publishing2009

Chapter Title: Collaborative care to heal gender relations across generations: A couple of trainees watch a couple of experts treat a couple of couples
Book Title: Collaborative Medicine Case Studies: Evidence in Practice
Author List: Rosenberg, T, Mullin, D., McDaniel, S.H., & Fiscella, K.
Edited By: R. Kessler & D. Stafford (Eds.)
Published By: Springer2008 in New York