Patricia Marino, PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending Psychologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Marino received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a Health Emphasis from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her internship training at Long Island Jewish, Zucker Hillside Hospital and went on to receive additional training in geriatric psychology as a post-doctoral clinical research fellow at Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College.
Dr. Marino’s area of clinical expertise includes adult and geriatric mood disorders, such as depression and anxiety, with a special interest in geriatric psychology and health psychology. In addition, Dr. Marino has extensive experience in treating individuals with medical conditions, including stroke, Parkinson’s disease, cancer and chronic pain.
Dr. Marino’s research has focused on developing and disseminating behavioral interventions suitable for implementation in non-mental health settings. Dr. Marino’s work has been supported by several NIMH R01 grants for interventions aiming to improve the care of patients with unmet needs including low income depressed, disabled, home-bound patients and low income older adults being served in a primary care setting. Additionally, Dr. Marino worked in multiple roles focused on developing and disseminating interventions for older adults. She has served as an Investigator on research studies including Case Management and Problem Solving Therapy (PST) for Depressed, Homebound, Low-Income Elders and Increasing Use of Mental Health Services by Community Dwelling Older Adults with Depression (TIP). Dr. Marino has also developed and disseminated a psychotherapy intervention targeting the needs of the frail, medially compromised homebound older adult, Adaptive Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for Community Dwelling Depressed Older Adults.