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    Stephanie C Rodrigues PhD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    365 Plantation Street, Biotech I, Suite 100, Room 115A
    Worcester MA 01605
        Dr. Stephanie Rodrigues is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry's Division of Addiction at the University of Massachusetts Medical School with extensive research and clinical experience in the treatment of severe mental illness and co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders among general, veteran and homeless populations. Dr. Rodrigues is particularly interested in studying the role of stigma in the treatment engagement of these and other stigmatized populations, as well as the implementation and evaluation of treatment programs that target stigma reduction in order to promote recovery. Dr. Rodrigues received her doctorate from the Combined Clinical/School Psychology Program at Hofstra University and completed a Department of Veterans Affairs Advanced Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program in Health Services Research at the Center for Health Quality Outcomes and Economic Research at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital.

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        1. Elwy AR, Glickman ME, Bokhour BG, Dell NS, Mueller NM, Zhao S, Osei-Bonsu PE, Rodrigues S, Coldwell CM, Ngo TA, Schlosser J, Vielhauer MJ, Pirraglia PA, Eisen SV. Using Mixed Methods to Examine the Role of Veterans' Illness Perceptions on Depression Treatment Utilization and HEDIS Concordance. Med Care. 2013 Dec 26.
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        2. Pagoto S, Rodrigues S. Commentary on the shifting processes model: A conceptual model for weight management. Fam Syst Health. 2013 Dec; 31(4):338-40.
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        3. Osei-Bonsu PE, Bokhour BG, Glickman ME, Rodrigues S, Mueller NM, Dell NS, Zhao S, Eisen SV, Elwy AR. The role of coping in depression treatment utilization for VA primary care patients. Patient Educ Couns. 2013 Nov 5.
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        4. Rodrigues, S., Serper, M., Novak, S., Corrigan, P., Hobart, M., Ziedonis, M., & Smelson, D. Self-stigma, self-esteem, and co-occurring disorders. J Dual Diagn. 2013; 9(2):129-133.
        5. O'Connor, K., Kline, A., Sawh, L., Rodrigues, S., Fisher, W., Kane, V., Kuhn, J., Ellison, M., & Smelson, D. Unemployment and co-occurring disorders among homeless veterans. J Dual Diagn. 2013; 9(2):134-138.
        6. Rodrigues, S., Kline, A., Sawh, L., Smelson, D., O’Connor, K., Kane, V., Kuhn, J., Serper, M., & Ziedonis, D. Childhood experiences and demographic characteristics of homeless veterans with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders in MISSION. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2013; 54(1):e9.
        7. Smelson DA, Kline A, Kuhn J, Rodrigues S, O'Connor K, Fisher W, Sawh L, Kane V. A Wraparound Treatment Engagement Intervention for Homeless Veterans With Co-Occurring Disorders. Psychol Serv. 2012 Dec 17.
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        8. Smelson D, Chen KW, Ziedonis D, Andes K, Lennox A, Callahan L, Rodrigues S, Eisenberg D. A pilot study of qigong for reducing cocaine craving early in recovery. J Altern Complement Med. 2013 Feb; 19(2):97-101.
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        9. Kalman D, Herz L, Monti P, Kahler CW, Mooney M, Rodrigues S, O'Connor K. Incremental efficacy of adding bupropion to the nicotine patch for smoking cessation in smokers with a recent history of alcohol dependence: results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2011 Nov 1; 118(2-3):111-8.
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        10. Newman JM, Turnbull A, Berman BA, Rodrigues S, Serper MR. Impact of traumatic and violent victimization experiences in individuals with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2010 Oct; 198(10):708-14.
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        11. Smelson, DA, Losonczy, MF, Ziedonis, D, Sussner, BD, Castles-Fonseca, K, Rodrigues, S, & Kline, A. A brief community linkage intervention for veterans with a persistent mental illness and a co-occurring substance abuse disorder. Eur. J. Psychiat. 2007; 2(21):143-152.
        12. Sussner BD, Smelson DA, Rodrigues S, Kline A, Losonczy M, Ziedonis D. The validity and reliability of a brief measure of cocaine craving. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2006 Jul 27; 83(3):233-7.
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        13. Smelson, DA, Losonczy, MF, Castles-Fonseca, K, Sussner, BD, Rodrigues, S, Kaune, M, & Ziedonis, D . Preliminary outcomes from a community linkage intervention for individuals with co-occuring substance abuse and serious mental illness. J Dual Diagn. 2005; 3(1):47-59.
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