Mary Amanda Dew, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Clinical and Translational Science, and Acute and Tertiary Care (Nursing)

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Harvard University Psychology, Quantitative and Quantitative Methods
Johns Hopkins University Psychology
Harvard University Social Psychology
University of PittsburghPsychiatric Epidemiology

Current Appointments

Director, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Director, Quality of Life Research, Artificial Heart Program, and Adult Cardiothoracic Transplantation, UPMC

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Psychological Association
Fellow, Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
Member, American Society of Transplantation

Selected Honors & Awards

Research in Health Psychology Award, American Psychological Association, Div. 38 (Society for Health Psychology)
Elected Member, Board of Directors, Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and the United Network for Organ Sharing
Distinguished Research Mentor Award, Society of Behavioral Medicine

Research Interests

Mental health & outcomes in transplant patients; Depression risk factors/prevention in older adults; Research methodology and clinical trial design
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Myaskovsky L, Kendall K, Li X, Chang CCH, Pleis JR, Croswell E, Ford CG, Switzer GE, Langone A, Mittal-Henkle A, Saha S, Thomas CP, Flohr JA, Ramkumar M, Dew MA (2019). Unexpected race and ethnicity differences in the U.S. national Veterans Affairs Kidney Transplant Program. Transplantation, 103(12), 2701-2714. PMCID: PMC6937592
  2. Dew MA, Garand L (2019). Beyond cross-sectional snapshots: Charting the course of burden in caregivers of family members with mild cognitive impairment. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 27(11), 1216-1218. PMID: 31320245
  3. Rosenberger EM, DeVito Dabbs AJ, DiMartini AF, Landsittel DP, Pilewski JM, Dew MA (2017). Long-term follow-up of a randomized controlled trial evaluating a mobile health intervention for self-management in lung transplantation recipients. American Journal of Transplantation, 17(5), 1286-1293. PMCID: PMC5365382
  4. Dew MA, Butt Z, Humar A, DiMartini AF (2017). Long-term medical and psychosocial outcomes in living liver donors. American Journal of Transplantation, 17(4), 880-892. PMID: 27862972.
  5. Dew MA, DiMartini AF, Ladner DP, Simpson MA, Pomfret EA, Gillespie BW, Merion RM, Zee J, Smith AR, Holtzman S, Sherker AH, Weinrieb R, Fisher RA, Emond JC, Freise CE, Burton JR Jr., Butt Z (2016). Psychosocial outcomes 3 to 10 years after donation in the Adult to Adult Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study (A2ALL). Transplantation, 100(6), 1257-1269. PMCID: PMC4874865

Clinical Interests

Selected Clinical Publications & Products
  1. Nevins TE, Nickerson PW, Dew MA (2017). Understanding medication nonadherence after kidney transplant. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 28(8), 2290-2301. PMCID: PMC5533244.
  2. DiMartini AF, Dew MA, Crone C (2017). Organ transplantation. In: BJ Sadock, VA Sadock, P Ruiz (Eds.), Kaplan and Sadocks Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 10th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
  3. Zimbrean P, Crone C, Sher Y, Dew MA, DiMartini A (2016). Transplant psychiatry, Part 2: Psychiatric care of organ donors and recipients, 33(10), October 25, pp. 24F-24H. http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/comorbidity-psychiatry/transplant-psychiatry-psychiatric-care-of-organ-donors-and-recipients
  4. Zimbrean P, Crone C, Sher Y, Dew MA, DiMartini A (2016). Transplant psychiatry, Part 1: An Introduction. Psychiatric Times, 33(9), September 28, pp. 40A-40C. http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/comorbidity-psychiatry/transplant-psychiatry-introduction-part-1
  5. DiMartini AF, Pozluszny DM, DAlmeida T, Dew MA (2015). Organ transplantation. In: KD Ackerman, AF DiMartini (Eds.), Psychosomatic Medicine: Pittsburgh pocket psychiatry series, pp. 379-397. NY: Oxford University Press.

Education Interests

Research mentorship of trainees & faculty; Medical student education; Epidemiological education