University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Psychiatry
1601 W. Taylor Street, (M/C 912)
Chicago, IL 60612
Office Phone: (312) 413-0323
Salina, D.D., Razzano, L.A., Lesondak, L.M., & Parenti, B. (in press). The effects of met needs, unmet needs, and perceived social support for incarcerated women returning to the community. Journal of Social Services Research.
Razzano, L.A., Jonikas, J.A., Goelitz, M.A., Hamilton, M.M., Marvin, R., Jones-Martinez, N., Ortiz, D., Garrido, M. & Cook, J.A. (2010). The Recovery Education in the Academy Program (REAP): Transforming academic curricula with the principles of recovery and self-determination. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 34(2), 130-136.
Hamilton, M.M., Razzano, L.A., & Martin, N.B. (2007). The relationship between type and quality of social support & HIV medication adherence. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 6(1/2), 39-63.
Razzano, L.A., Cook, J.A., Hamilton, M.M., Hughes, T.L., & Matthews, A.K. (2006). Predictors of mental health services use among lesbian and heterosexual women. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 29(4), 289-298.
Razzano, L.A., Hamilton, M.M., & Perloff, J.K. (2006). Work status, benefits, and financial resources among people with HIV/AIDS. Work, 27, 235-245.
Cook, J.A., Leff, H.S., Blyler, C.R., Gold, P.G., Goldberg, R.W., Mueser, K.T., Toprac, M.G., McFarlane, W.R., Shafer, M.S., Blankertz, L.E., Dudek, K., Razzano, L.A., Grey, D.D., & Burke-Miller, J.B. (2005). Results of a multi-site randomized implementation effectiveness trial of supported employment interventions for individuals with severe mental illness. Archives of General Psychiatry, 62, 505-512.
Hutchinson, D. & Razzano, L.A. (2005). Multifaceted perspectives on program evaluation for psychiatric rehabilitation services. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 28(3), 207-208.
Razzano, L.A. & Cook, J.A. (2005). Evidence-Based Practices in Supported Employment. In: C. E. Stout & R.A. Hayes (Eds.), The Evidence-Based Practice: Methods, Models, and Tools for Mental Health Professionals. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Razzano, L.A., Cook, J.A., Burke-Miller, J.K., et al. (2005). Clinical factors associated with employment among people with severe mental illness: Findings from the Employment Intervention Demonstration Program. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 193(11), 705-713.
Razzano, L.A. & Hamilton, M.M. (2005). Health-related barriers to employment among people with HIV/AIDS. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 22(3), 179-188.
Lisa A. Razzano, PhD, CPRP
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Director of education and training programs, CMHSRP
Dr. Razzano is a tenured Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Training and Education Programs for the CMHSRP. She also holds a certification as a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP). Currently, Dr. Razzano is the Principal Investigator (PI), co-Investigator (co-I), or Evaluation Director (ED) for multiple federally funded studies of mental health service and treatment programs, recognized internationally as an expert on mental health, psychiatric rehabilitation, and services research, with particular expertise in vocational rehabilitation and employment, treatment adherence, and special topics, including the mental health aspects of HIV/AIDS and community re-entry and formerly detained individuals. She is a member of the editorial boards of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal and Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services. Dr. Razzano has received several awards for her contributions to the field, including the Armin Loeb Research Award for exemplary scholarship and contributions to the field from the United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA) in 2005, the John M. Davis Research Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Greater Chicago in 2007, and the UIC Mentor of the Year Award in May 2009. She also is an elected member (and former chairperson) of the USPRA Research Committee, and has been elected to the USPRA Executive Board through 2012.
Mental health services; integrated physical and mental health issues; treatment adherence; mental health and HIV/AIDS.
Member, United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association
Research and Training Center on Psychiatric Disability and Co-Occurring Medical Conditions; Promoting Health, Empowerment, & Community Integration Among People with HIV/AIDS; Enhancing the Medical Education Curriculum to Address Health Disparities among
People with Serious Mental Illness