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Andrea M. Garroway, Ph.D.

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Appointment: (585) 276-3000

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Professional Background

Andrea Garroway, PhD, is a Senior Instructor at the University of Rochester Medical Center's Institute for the Family in the Department of Psychiatry. She holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Medicine, working within the Internal Medicine Residency program teaching patient and family-centered communication skills, participating in resident education, and promoting resident wellness/self-care. She received her PhD in clinical psychology in 2015 from Virginia Commonwealth University with a focus in behavioral medicine. She completed her clinical internship (clinical health psychology track) and an Advanced Fellowship in Women's Health at VA Connecticut Healthcare System. Her professional interests include integrating mental health care into primary care settings, interprofessional training and teaching, and trauma-informed medical care. She has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals on interprofessional education, integrated primary care, and patient healthcare experiences.



PhD | Virginia Commonwealth University GME Office
Clinical Psychology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2015 - 11/25/2016
Fellowship in Advanced Fellowship in Women's Health at VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems


Journal Articles

Shamaskin-Garroway, A.M.; McLaughlin, E.A.; Quinn, N.;, Buono, F.D. "Trauma-informed primary care for medical residents." The Clinical Teacher. 2019; 16: 1-5.

Portnoy GA, Relyea MR, Decker S, Shamaskin-Garroway A, Driscoll M, Brandt CA, Haskell SG. "Understanding Gender Differences in Resilience Among Veterans: Trauma History and Social Ecology." Journal of traumatic stress.. 2018 Dec 0; 31(6):845-855. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Rybarczyk B, Garroway AS, Lanoye A, Griffin S, Bellg A, Stone R, Nelson S. "Implementation and Evaluation of a Life Narrative Interview Program for Medical Inpatients." Clinical gerontologist.. 2018 Apr 26; :1-7. Epub 2018 Apr 26.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Aging and age-related disability
Book Title: Understanding the Experience of Disability: Perspectives from Social and Rehabilitation Psychology
Author List: Rybarczyk, B., & Shamaskin-Garroway, A. M.
Edited By: D.S.Dunn
Published By: Oxford University Press 2019

Chapter Title: Aging, chronic disease, and the biopsychosocial model.
Book Title: APA handbook of clinical geropsychology
Author List: Garroway, A. M., & Rybarczyk, B.
Edited By: P. A. Lichtenberg and B. T. Mast
Published By: APA Books 2015 in Washington DC

Chapter Title: Life review for promoting well-being.
Book Title: Life review
Author List: Rybarczyk, B., Shamaskin. A., & Bellg, A.
Edited By: A. Maercker & S. Forstmeier
Published By: Springer 2013 in Heidelberg, Germany