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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

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

12/1/2017
Webber CJ, O'Hea EC, Abar B, Bock B, Boudreaux ED. "Ecological momentary assessment and first smoking cessation lapse after an acute cardiac event: A pilot study." Journal of health psychology.. 2017 Dec 1; :1359105317746731. Epub 2017 Dec 01.

10/2017
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 Oct 0; 24(10):1286-1289. Epub 2017 Sep 21.

10/2017
Dylla L, Abar B, Williamson AL, Meiring TL, Bekker LG, Adler DH. "Human papillomavirus clustering patterns among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected adolescent females in South Africa." Journal of AIDS and HIV research.. 2017 Oct 0; 9(10):202-206. Epub 2017 Oct 31.

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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