Marsha N. Wittink, M.D., M.B.E.

Marsha N. Wittink, M.D., M.B.E.

Contact Information

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

Journal Articles

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Wittink, MN; Yilmaz, S;Walsh, P;Chapman, B;Duberstein, P. "Customized Care: An intervention to Improve Communication and Health Outcomes in multimorbidity". Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 2016; 4: 214-221. Link
2015 Nov
Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Gallo JJ, Wittink M, Morales KH, Bruce Malkowicz S, Lee D, Guzzo T, Caruso A, Van Arsdalen K, Wein AJ, Sanford Schwartz J. "Treatment preference and patient centered prostate cancer care: Design and rationale." Contemporary clinical trials. 2015 Nov; 45(Pt B):296-301. Epub 2015 Oct 03.
2015 Jul
Poleshuck E, Wittink M, Crean H, Gellasch T, Sandler M, Bell E, Juskiewicz I, Cerulli C. "Using patient engagement in the design and rationale of a trial for women with depression in obstetrics and gynecology practices." Contemporary clinical trials. 2015 Jul; 43:83-92. Epub 2015 Apr 30.
2015 Mar 21
Hou F, Cerulli C, Wittink MN, Caine ED, Qiu P. "Depression, social support and associated factors among women living in rural China: a cross-sectional study." BMC women's health. 2015 Mar 21; 15:28. Epub 2015 Mar 21.
2013 Nov
Mollen CJ, Miller MK, Hayes KL, Wittink MN, Barg FK. "Developing emergency department-based education about emergency contraception: adolescent preferences." Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. 2013 Nov; 20(11):1164-70.
Wittink MN, Morales KH, Cary M, Gallo JJ, Bartels SJ. "Towards personalizing treatment for depression : developing treatment values markers." The patient. 2013 6(1):35-43.
2012 Oct
Jayadevappa R, Malkowicz SB, Wittink M, Wein AJ, Chhatre S. "Comparison of distribution- and anchor-based approaches to infer changes in health-related quality of life of prostate cancer survivors." Health services research. 2012 Oct; 47(5):1902-25. Epub 2012 Mar 14.
2011 Oct
Wittink MN, Givens JL, Knott KA, Coyne JC, Barg FK. "Negotiating depression treatment with older adults: primary care providers' perspectives." Journal of mental health (Abingdon, England). 2011 Oct; 20(5):429-37. Epub 2011 Jul 22.
2011 Aug
Joo JH, Wittink M, Dahlberg B. "Shared conceptualizations and divergent experiences of counseling among African American and white older adults." Qualitative health research. 2011 Aug; 21(8):1065-74. Epub 2011 Apr 04.
2009 Sep 1
Dahlberg B, Barg FK, Gallo JJ, Wittink MN. "Bridging Psychiatric and Anthropological Approaches: The Case of "Nerves" in the United States." Ethos (Berkeley, Calif.). 2009 Sep 1; 37(3):282-313.
2009 Mar
Wittink MN, Joo JH, Lewis LM, Barg FK. "Losing faith and using faith: older African Americans discuss spirituality, religious activities, and depression." Journal of general internal medicine. 2009 Mar; 24(3):402-7. Epub 2009 Jan 21.
2008 Nov 1
Bogner H, Dobransky LN, Wittink MN. "Patient ethnicity and perceptions of families and friends regarding depression treatment." Ethnicity & health. 2008 Nov 1; 13(5):465-78.
2008 Oct 27
Wittink MN, Morales KH, Meoni LA, Ford DE, Wang NY, Klag MJ, Gallo JJ. "Stability of preferences for end-of-life treatment after 3 years of follow-up: the Johns Hopkins Precursors Study." Archives of internal medicine. 2008 Oct 27; 168(19):2125-30.
2008 Sep
Wittink MN, Dahlberg B, Biruk C, Barg FK. "How older adults combine medical and experiential notions of depression." Qualitative health research. 2008 Sep; 18(9):1174-83.
2008 Jun
Nguyen GT, Wittink MN, Murray GF, Barg FK. "More than just a communication medium: what older adults say about television and depression." The Gerontologist. 2008 Jun; 48(3):300-10.
Wittink MN, Bogner HR. "Primary care physicians' assessments of older patients' health and psychological status and recommendation of mammography." Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 2008 21(1):17-23.
2006 Nov
Switzer JF, Wittink MN, Karsch BB, Barg FK. ""Pull yourself up by your bootstraps": a response to depression in older adults." Qualitative health research. 2006 Nov; 16(9):1207-16.
2006 Nov
Barg FK, Huss-Ashmore R, Wittink MN, Murray GF, Bogner HR, Gallo JJ. "A mixed-methods approach to understanding loneliness and depression in older adults." The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. 2006 Nov; 61(6):S329-39.
2006 Jan
Morales K, Wittink M, Datto C, DiFilippo S, Cary M, TenHave T, Katz IR. "Simvastatin causes changes in affective processes in elderly volunteers." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2006 Jan; 54(1):70-6.
Wittink MN, Barg FK, Gallo JJ. "Unwritten rules of talking to doctors about depression: integrating qualitative and quantitative methods." Annals of family medicine. 2006 4(4):302-9.
2005 Oct 1
Crane MK, Wittink M, Doukas DJ. "Respecting end-of-life treatment preferences." American family physician. 2005 Oct 1; 72(7):1263-8.
2005 Oct
Wittink MN, Oslin D, Knott KA, Coyne JC, Gallo JJ, Zubritsky C. "Personal characteristics and depression-related attitudes of older adults and participation in stages of implementation of a multi-site effectiveness trial (PRISM-E)." International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 2005 Oct; 20(10):927-37.
Bogner HR, Wittink MN. "Depression as a risk factor for underuse of mammography." Journal of women's health. 2004 13(6):739-42.
Bogner HR, Wittink MN, Merz JF, Straton JB, Cronholm PF, Rabins PV, Gallo JJ. "Personal characteristics of older primary care patients who provide a buccal swab for apolipoprotein E testing and banking of genetic material: the spectrum study." Community genetics. 2004 7(4):202-10.
2003 Feb
Wittink M, Straton JB. "Self-examination does not reduce breast cancer mortality." The Journal of family practice. 2003 Feb; 52(2):104, 106.


Duberstein, P.; Wittink, M.. "Person Centered Suicide Prevention". Psychology and Geriatrics. Bensadon, B.A.. San Diego: Elsevier, 2015. 153-181
Wittink, M; Duberstein, P; Lyness, J. "Late-life depression in the primary care setting". Late-life mood disorders. Lavretsky, H.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Britt Dahlberg, Marsha Wittink, Joseph J. Gallo. "Funding and Publishing Integrated Studies". Mixed Methods in Social and Behaviorlal Research. Abash Tashakori, Charles Teddlie. : SAGE, 2010.
Joseph J. Gallo Marsha Wittink. "Cognitive Assessment". Handbook of Geriatric Assessment. Gallo, JJ, Bogner, HR, Fulmer, T, Paveza GJ. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2006.
Gallo, JJ, Wittink, MN. "Depression Assessment". Handbook of Geriatric Assessment. Gallo, Bogner, Fulmer, Paveza. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2006.