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.
Gabrielle Pastorek

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 Psychosomatic Medicine
Member, American Society of Transplantation

Selected Honors & Awards

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 Award, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

Research Interests

Mental health in organ transplant populations; Behavioral outcome in organ transplant populations; Psychosocial evaluation of transplantation donors
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. DeVito Dabbs A, Song MK, Myers BA, Li R, Hawkins RP, Pilewski JM, Bermudez MD, Aubrecht J, Begey A, Connolly M, Alrawashdeh M, Dew MA, (2016). A randomized controlled trial of a mobile health intervention to promote self-management after lung transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation, 16(7), 2172-2180. PMCID: PMC4925283
  4. 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
  5. Dew MA, Rosenberger EM, Myaskovsky L, DiMartini AF, DeVito Dabbs AJ, Posluszny DM, Steel J, Switzer GE, Shellmer DA, Greenhouse JB (2015). Depression and anxiety as risk factors for morbidity and mortality after organ transplantation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Transplantation, 100(5), 988-1003. PMCID: PMC4840103

Clinical Interests

Promotion of optimal outcomes after transplant; Promotion of optimal outcomes post-live donation
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

Mentorship of postdoc fellows and junior faculty