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Beau W. Abar, Ph.D.

Contact Information

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

8/22/2020
Abar B, Dalawari P, Ogedegbe C, Santoro-Terray L, Adler D, Bradley K. "Identifying Cancer Screening Adherence in the Emergency Department Utilizing Research Associates." The Journal of emergency medicine.. 2020 Aug 22; Epub 2020 Aug 22.

8/12/2020
Asselin PD, Gu Y, Merchant-Borna K, Abar B, Wright DW, Qiu X, Bazarian JJ. "Spatial regression analysis of MR diffusion reveals subject-specific white matter changes associated with repetitive head impacts in contact sports." Scientific reports.. 2020 Aug 12; 10(1):13606. Epub 2020 Aug 12.

6/2020
Dziak JJ, Dierker LC, Abar B. "The Interpretation of Statistical Power after the Data have been Gathered." Current psychology (New Brunswick, N.J.). 2020 Jun 0; 39(3):870-877. Epub 2018 Oct 02.

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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