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Beau W. Abar, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-8143

Fax: (585) 276-1123

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

Faculty Appointments

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

Awards

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

9/29/2017
Abar B, Dylla L, Sergeant M, Pasternack J, Adler D. "Assessing adherence with preventive screening recommendations among ED patients: Piloting an effective use of wait time." The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2017 Sep 29; Epub 2017 Sep 29.

7/25/2017
Abar B, Holub A, Lee J, DeRienzo V, Nobay F. "Depression and Anxiety Among Emergency Department Patients: Utilization and Barriers to Care." Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.. 2017 Jul 25; Epub 2017 Jul 25.

7/2017
Abar B, Hong S, Aaserude E, Holub A, DeRienzo V. "Access to Care and Depression among Emergency Department Patients." The Journal of emergency medicine.. 2017 Jul 0; 53(1):30-37. Epub 2016 Dec 20.

Books & Chapters

2006
Chapter Title: Authoritative parenting style
Book Title: The Encylopedia of Human Development
Author List: Abar, B., & Winsler, A.
Published By: Sage2006 in London, England

2006
Chapter Title: Permissive parenting style
Book Title: The Encyclopedia of Human Development
Author List: Abar, B., & Winsler, A.
Published By: Sage2006 in London, England

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