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Linda Alpert-Gillis

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCH
Rochester NY 14642
Other Positions
TitleAssociate Professor of Clinical
InstitutionSchool of Nursing

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry

 Awards And Honors
2011     Rita P. Underberg Award for Excellence in Teaching  | Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center
2003     University of Rochester Women in Science, Dentistry, and Medicine WISDM Mentoring Award  | University of Rochester
1990     Who's Who Among Human Service Professionals
2011     Certificate of Appreciation  | Action for a Better Community, Inc.
1980     Bodenheimer Memorial Award for Academic Excellence  | Brown University
1995     Who's Who Among American Women
1982     Honors Baccalaureate, Magna Cum Laude  | Brown University
1998     Who's Who in America
1982     Sigma Xi
1981     Phi Beta Kappa
 Selected Publications
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  1. Jonovich SJ, Alpert-Gillis LJ. Impact of pediatric mental health screening on clinical discussion and referral for services. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014 Apr; 53(4):364-71.
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  2. Jee SH, Halterman JS, Szilagyi M, Conn AM, Alpert-Gillis L, Szilagyi PG. Use of a brief standardized screening instrument in a primary care setting to enhance detection of social-emotional problems among youth in foster care. Acad Pediatr. 2011 Sep-Oct; 11(5):409-13.
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  3. Melnyk BM, Feinstein NF, Alpert-Gillis L, Fairbanks E, Crean HF, Sinkin RA, Stone PW, Small L, Tu X, Gross SJ. Reducing premature infants' length of stay and improving parents' mental health outcomes with the Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (COPE) neonatal intensive care unit program: a randomized, controlled trial. Pediatrics. 2006 Nov; 118(5):e1414-27.
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  4. Melnyk BM, Crean HF, Feinstein NF, Fairbanks E, Alpert-Gillis LJ. Testing the theoretical framework of the COPE program for mothers of critically ill children: an integrative model of young children's post-hospital adjustment behaviors. J Pediatr Psychol. 2007 May; 32(4):463-74.
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  5. Melnyk BM, Alpert-Gillis L, Feinstein NF, Crean HF, Johnson J, Fairbanks E, Small L, Rubenstein J, Slota M, Corbo-Richert B. Creating opportunities for parent empowerment: program effects on the mental health/coping outcomes of critically ill young children and their mothers. Pediatrics. 2004 Jun; 113(6):e597-607.
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  6. Melnyk BM, Brown HE, Jones DC, Kreipe R, Novak J. Improving the mental/psychosocial health of US children and adolescents: outcomes and implementation strategies from the national KySS Summit. J Pediatr Health Care. 2003 Nov-Dec; 17(6 Suppl):S1-24.
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  7. Melnyk BM, Alpert-Gillis L, Feinstein NF, Fairbanks E, Schultz-Czarniak J, Hust D, Sherman L, LeMoine C, Moldenhauer Z, Small L, Bender N, Sinkin RA. Improving cognitive development of low-birth-weight premature infants with the COPE program: a pilot study of the benefit of early NICU intervention with mothers. Res Nurs Health. 2001 Oct; 24(5):373-89.
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  8. Melnyk BM, Alpert-Gillis LJ. The COPE program: a strategy to improve outcomes of critically ill young children and their parents. Pediatr Nurs. 1998 Nov-Dec; 24(6):521-7.
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  9. Melnyk BM, Alpert-Gillis LJ. Coping with marital separation: smoothing the transition for parents and children. J Pediatr Health Care. 1997 Jul-Aug; 11(4):165-74.
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  10. Melnyk BM, Alpert-Gillis LJ, Hensel PB, Cable-Beiling RC, Rubenstein JS. Helping mothers cope with a critically ill child: a pilot test of the COPE intervention. Res Nurs Health. 1997 Feb; 20(1):3-14.
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  11. Melnyk BM, Alpert-Gillis L. Building healthier families: helping parents and children cope with divorce. Adv Pract Nurs Q. 1997; 2(4):35-43.
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  12. Pedro-Carroll JL, Alpert-Gillis LJ, Cowen EL. An evaluation of the efficacy of a preventive intervention for 4th-6th grade urban children of divorce. J Prim Prev. 1992 Dec; 13(2):115-30.
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  13. Cowen EL, Pedro-Carroll JL, Alpert-Gillis LJ. Relationships between support and adjustment among children of divorce. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 1990 Jul; 31(5):727-35.
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  14. Alpert-Gillis LJ, Connell JP. Gender and sex-role influences on children's self-esteem. J Pers. 1989 Mar; 57(1):97-114.
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