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Beau W. Abar, Ph.D.

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Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-8143

Fax: (585) 276-1123

Faculty Appointments

Biography

Research

Beau completed his PhD in Human Development and Family Studies at the Pennsylvania State University with emphasis on research methodology and prevention science. He then completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in Emergency Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Beau joined the URMC following a period as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Alpert Medical School at Brown University. His research focuses on identifying and eliminating barriers to efficacious treatment for behavioral health concerns. His most recent work focuses on access to care for depression among older adults.

Credentials

Education

2003
BA | SUNY, College at Geneseo
Psychology

2005
MA | George Mason University
Developmental Psychology

2010
PhD | Pennsylvania State University
Human Development and Family Studies

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/2010 - 08/2011
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Emergency Medicine and Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Awards

2018 - 2019
Dean's Teaching Fellowship
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2016
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Travel Award
Sponsor: Association for Clinical and Translational Sciences
Location: Washington DC

2013 - 2015
NIH Loan Repayment Program Renewal Grant
Sponsor: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

2011 - 2013
NIH Loan Repayment Program Grant
Sponsor: National Institute on Drug Abuse

2009
Sloboda and Bukoski Cup Champion
Sponsor: Society for Prevention Research

2009
Alumni Association Dissertation Award
Sponsor: Penn State Alumni Association

2008 - 2010
ECPN Travel Award
Sponsor: ECPN; Society for Prevention Research

2005
Applied Developmental Psychology Fellowship Award
Sponsor: George Mason University

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Publications

Journal Articles

7/22/2022
Maisto SA, Aldalur A, Abar B, Stecker T, Chiang A, Conner K. "Heterogeneity in Alcohol-Related Severity and Interests in Going to Treatment in Community Adults with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)." Substance use & misuse.. 2022 Jul 22; :1-7. Epub 2022 Jul 22.

6/16/2022
Bischof JJ, Elsaid MI, Bridges JFP, Rosko AE, Presley CJ, Abar B, Adler D, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Bernstein SL, Coyne CJ, Durham DD, Grudzen CR, Henning DJ, Hudson MF, Klotz A, Lyman GH, Madsen TE, Reyes-Gibby CC, Rico JF, Ryan RJ, Shapiro NI, Swor R, Thomas CR, Venkat A, Wilson J, Yeung SJ, Yilmaz S, Caterino JM. "Characterization of older adults with cancer seeking acute emergency department care: A prospective observational study." Journal of geriatric oncology.. 2022 Jun 16; Epub 2022 Jun 16.

5/13/2022
Yilmaz S, Grudzen CR, Durham DD, McNaughton C, Marcelin I, Abar B, Adler D, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Bernstein SL, Bischof JJ, Coyne CJ, Henning DJ, Hudson MF, Klotz A, Lyman GH, Madsen TE, Pallin DJ, Reyes-Gibby C, Rico JF, Ryan RJ, Shapiro NI, Swor R, Thomas CR, Venkat A, Wilson J, Yeung SJ, Caterino JM. "Palliative Care Needs and Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Advanced Cancer in the Emergency Department." Journal of palliative medicine.. 2022 May 13; Epub 2022 May 13.

Books & Chapters

2006
Chapter Title: Authoritative parenting style
Book Title: The Encyclopedia of Human Development
Author List: Abar, B., & Winsler, A.
Published By: Sage 2006 in London, England

2006
Chapter Title: Permissive parenting style
Book Title: The Encyclopedia of Human Development
Author List: Abar, B., & Winsler, A.
Published By: Sage 2006 in London, England

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