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Personal Statement

Jo Anne Sirey, Ph.D. has an expertise in developing partnerships and conducting mental health interventions in community based settings. Her research focus is on the development, implementation and impact of interventions that address psychological barriers and stigma to improve treatment engagement, treatment participation and adherence.

Biographical Info

Dr. Jo Anne Sirey received her Ph.D. in Psychology from City University of New York and completed a post-doctoral Fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Sirey is a Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and Attending Psychologist at NewYork-Presbyterian .

A Clinical Psychologist by training, she is interested in addressing the psychological barriers and stigma that deter adults from utilizing mental health care. Dr. Sirey has grants from the The National Institute of Mental Health to conduct an intervention to increase use of mental health services among depressed community dwelling elders (R01 MH 079265) and a project to improve adherence among elders in primary care settings (R01 MH087557). Dr. Sirey received the Woman of the Future award from the New York Women's Agenda, the Essel Investigator Award from the NARSAD Foundation and the New Investigator Award during the 40th Annual New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit Meeting (NCDEU) sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health. In addition to her research Dr. Sirey is on the Board of Directors of the Mental Health Foundation and is a reviewer for SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP).

Clinical Expertise
Anxiety Disorder
Interpersonal Psychotherapy
General Psychiatry
Mood Disorder
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Geriatric Psychotherapy
Languages
English
Education 
  • Ph.D.
    City University of New York
    1990
  • M.A.
    City University of New York
    1989
Appointments 
  • Attending Psychologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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