Elisabeth Salisbury, PhD
Visiting Associate Professor of Psychiatry
3811 O'Hara St.
Education & Training
Paralyzed Veterans of America Spinal Cord Research Foundation Fellowship, Harvard School of Public Health
Respiratory Biology, Harvard School of Public Health
Member, Pediatric Academic Societies
Member, Eastern Society of Pediatric Research
Infant health; Children and adolescents; Biological psychologySelected Research Publications & Products
- Bloch-Salisbury E, Bogen D, Vining M, Netherton D, Rodriguez N*, Burch T*, Burns C, Erceg E, Glidden B, Ayturk D, Aurora S, Yanowitz T, Barton B & Beers S.udy design and rationale for a randomized controlled trial to assess effectiveness of stochastic vibrotactile mattress stimulation versus standard non-oscillating crib mattress for treating hospitalized opioid-exposed newborns. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, 21: 100737, 2021: DOI: 10.1016/j.conctc.2021.100737
- Derbin M*, McKenna L*, Chin D, Coffman B & Bloch-Salisbury E. Actigraphy: Metrics reveal it is not a valid tool for determining sleep in neonates. Journal of Sleep Research. 2021, e13444. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jsr.13444
- Rodriguez N, Vining M & Bloch-Salisbury E. Salivary cortisol levels as a biomarker for severity of withdrawal in opioid-exposed newborns. Pediatric Research. 87(6): 1033-1038, 2020. DOI: 10.1038/s41390-019-0601-7. Epu2019 Oct 2; PubMed PMID 31578040
- Zuzarte I, Indic P, Barto B, Paydarfa D, Bednarek F & Bloch-Salisbury E. Vibrotactile stimulation: A non-pharmacological intervention for opioid-exposed newborns. PlosOne, 12(4): e0175981, 2017. DOI: org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175981.
- Patent # PCT/US2015/021999: Methods and systems for reducing irritability in infants. Https://patents.google.com/patent/EP3119244A1/en
Clinical InterestsSelected Clinical Publications & Products
- Balsan, M.J., Burns, J., Kimock, F., Hirsch, E., Unger, A., Telesco, R., and Bloch-Salisbury, E. A pilot study to assess the safety, efficacy and ease of use of a novel hearing protection device for hospitalized neonates. Early Human Development. 156: 015365, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2021.105365
- Timpson, W.*, Killoran, C., Maranda, L., Picarillo, A., and Bloch-Salisbury, E. A quality improvement initiative to improve scoring consistency and accuracy of the Finnegan Tool: Challenges in obtaining reliable assessments of drug withdrawal in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Advances in Neonatal Care. 2017. DOI: 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000441.Video Abstract Link: Bloch-Salisbury, E. and Killoran, C. https://journals.lww.com/advancesinneonatalcare/Pages/videogallery.aspx?autoPlay=false&videoId=24
The Department of Psychiatry Welcomes Elisabeth Salisbury, PhD, to the Faculty
Please join us in welcoming Elisabeth Salisbury, PhD, to the Pitt Psychiatry faculty. Dr. Salisbury earned her PhD in biological psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and completed postdoctoral research through a National Institutes of Health training fellowship in respiratory biology, as well as a Paralyzed Veterans of America Spinal Cord Research Foundation Fellowship, at the Harvard...