Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, Epidemiology, Nursing, Biostatistics, and Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Mary Amanda Dew is a Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, Epidemiology, Nursing, and Biostatistics at the University of Pittsburgh. She directs the Clinical Epidemiology Program at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, and she directs Quality of Life Research in the Artificial Heart Program, Adult Cardiothoracic Transplantation, at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She completed her undergraduate work at The Johns Hopkins University, doctoral training Psychology and Quantitative Methods at Harvard University, and post-doctoral training in Psychiatric Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Dew's research focuses on mental health, medical adherence, and quality of life outcomes in organ transplant candidates and recipients, as well as in their family caregivers. This research spans liver, heart, lung, and kidney transplantation and has included descriptive studies as well as randomized controlled trials. She has examined similar issues using similar research strategies in patients receiving mechanical circulatory support. Dr. Dew has served on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Organ Transplantation and Procurement Network/United Network for Organ Sharing. She also recently led a Consensus Workgroup involving five national and international societies charged with formulating recommendations for the psychosocial evaluation of candidates for cardiothoracic transplant or mechanical circulatory support. She has authored over 450 peer-reviewed publications as well as many book chapters and reports.
Thursday, November 14
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, November 15
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM