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Myra Lynette Mathis, M.D.

(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-3161

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groupAn Accountable Health Partner

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Psychiatry

Biography

Professional Background

Myra L. Mathis, MD is a faculty member and board certified General Adult and Addiction Psychiatrist at the University of Rochester Department of Psychiatry in the Division of Community Psychiatry. An undergraduate and medical school alumnus of the University of Rochester, Dr. Mathis trained in General Adult and Addiction Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine where she served in dual chief positions as the Program-Wide and Medical Education Chief Resident. Currently Dr. Mathis treats patients at Strong Recovery, UR Medicine's outpatient dual-diagnosis clinic which houses an Opioid Treatment Program and provides a full range of addiction and psychiatric services. Contributing author to several peer reviewed articles and book chapters, her academic interests include racial health equity and social justice in psychiatry and addiction, and medical education for students, residents and fellows in the treatment of substance use disorders.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

2015
MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2019 - 06/30/2020
Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at Yale New Haven Hospital

07/01/2016 - 06/30/2019
Residency in Psychiatry at Yale New Haven Hospital

06/12/2015 - 06/30/2016
Internship in Psychiatry at Yale New Haven Hospital

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Awards

2017
Ira B. Levine Resident Award
Sponsor: Yale Department of Psychiatry
Location: New Haven, CT

2017
Benjamin Bunney Resident Award
Sponsor: Yale Psychiatry Residents' Association
Location: New Haven, CT

2015
Gold Humanism Honor Society

2015
Jack Stein Memorial Prize in Psychiatry
Sponsor: University of Rochester Department of Psychiatry
Location: Rochester, NY

2015
Dean Brenda Lee Service Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

2013
Adenia Andrews Community Service Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

2011 - 2015
Dr. Charles Lunsford Deans Fellowship
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

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Publications

Journal Articles

2/2021
DeSouza F, Mathis M, Lastra N, Isom J. "Navigating Race in the Psychotherapeutic Encounter: a Call for Supervision." Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry.. 2021 Feb 0; 45(1):132-133. Epub 2020 Oct 14.

2021
Jordan A, Mathis M, Haeny A, Funaro M, Paltin D, Ransome Y. "An Evaluation of Opioid Use in Black Communities: A Rapid Review of the Literature." Harvard review of psychiatry.. 2021 29(2):108-130.

10/2020
Williams JC, Anderson N, Mathis M, Sanford E, Eugene J, Isom J. "Colorblind Algorithms: Racism in the Era of COVID-19." Journal of the National Medical Association.. 2020 Oct 0; 112(5):550-552. Epub 2020 Jun 17.

Books & Chapters

2020
Chapter Title: Advocacy for People with Substance Use Disorders
Book Title: A Psychiatrist's Guide to Advocacy
Author List: Mathis, M. Jordan, A. Arnaout, B
Published By: APA Publishing 2020

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