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Todd M. Bishop, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 393-7126

Fax: (585) 393-, Ext. 7985

Faculty Appointments

Biography

Professional Background

I am a Senior Instructor within the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center. I also hold appointments within the Department of Veterans Affairs as an Affiliated Research Investigator with the VA VISN 2 Center for Integrated Healthcare and as a Health Science Specialist and the Assistant Director of Fellowship Training at the Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center. My research focus is on the influence that sleep disturbances, such as insomnia and sleep-related breathing disorders, have on the development and course of suicidal behavior. This includes examinations of how sleep-suicide relationship may manifest through the exacerbation of co-occurring disorders that increase risk for suicide and how transitions in care may impact risk. My work is conducted with a particular emphasis on how sleep disturbance and suicidal behavior may be addressed within the primary care setting and with an eye to increasing utilization of existing interventions and developing novel, brief interventions when indicated.

Credentials

Education

2003
BS | St. Lawrence University
Psychology

2005
MA | New School University, New York, NY
Psychology

2011
MS | Syracuse University
Clinical Psychology

2014
PhD | Syracuse University
Clinical Psychology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

2014 - 2016
VA Advanced Fellowship in Mental Illness Research and Treatment, Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention, Canandaigua Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), Canandaigua, NY Mentor: Wilfred Pigeon, PhD

Awards

2017
VA Sleep Practitioner Jr Investigator Award
Sponsor: the Associated Professional Sleep Societies

2016
Sleep Research Society Trainee Merit Award
Sponsor: Associated Professional Sleep Societies

2015 - 2016
Chief Fellow, VA Advanced Fellowship in Mental Illness Research and Treatment
Sponsor: Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention

2015
Sleep Research Society Travel Award
Sponsor: Associated Professional Sleep Societies

2015
MSRC Pre-Conference Research Training Day Travel Award
Location: Military Suicide Research Consortium

2015
AASM Young Investigators Research Forum Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Sleep Medicine

2012
RSA Memorial Award, Research Society on Alcoholism

2004
Long and Faithful Service Award, (Five Year), Army National Guard

2003
Defense of Liberty Medal

2003
National Defense Medal

2003
Army National Guard Achievement Medal

2002
Army Achievement Medal

2002
Defense of Liberty Medal

2000
Army Achievement Medal

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/16/2019
Ashrafioun L, Zerbo KRA, Bishop TM, Britton PC. "Opioid use disorders, psychiatric comorbidities, and risk for suicide attempts among veterans seeking pain care." Psychological medicine.. 2019 Sep 16; :1-6. Epub 2019 Sep 16.

7/25/2019
Bishop TM, Walsh PG, Ashrafioun L, Lavigne JE, Pigeon WR. "Sleep, suicide behaviors, and the protective role of sleep medicine." Sleep medicine.. 2019 Jul 25; Epub 2019 Jul 25.

7/4/2019
Pigeon WR, Funderburk JS, Cross W, Bishop TM, Crean HF. "Brief CBT for insomnia delivered in primary care to patients endorsing suicidal ideation: a proof-of-concept randomized clinical trial." Translational behavioral medicine.. 2019 Jul 4; Epub 2019 Jul 04.

Books & Chapters

2016
Chapter Title: The epidemiology of suicidality, mortality and overdose associated with the z-drugs.
Book Title: Advances in Psychology Research
Author List: Bishop, T. M., Lavigne, J. E., & Pigeon, W. R.
Published By: Nova Science Publishers. 2016 in Hauppauge, NY

2014
Chapter Title: Using behavioral therapies in primary care.
Book Title: J. Pagel & S. Pandi-Perumal (Eds.),s.), Primary Care Sleep Medicine: A Practical Guide
Author List: Bishop, T. M., & Pigeon, W. R.
Published By: Springer 2014 in New York, NY

2013
Chapter Title: Technology-based assessment and treatment approaches for post-traumatic stress disorder and substance use disorders.
Book Title: P. Ouimette & J. Read (Eds.), Trauma and Substance Abuse: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment of Comorbid Disorders
Author List: Possemato, K., Marsch, L. A., Bishop, T. M.
Published By: American Psychological Association. 2013 in Washington, DC

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