Michael Hasselberg, PhD

Director of Telepsychiatry and Director, Project ECHO, University of Rochester Medical Center

Michael Hasselberg, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Nursing at the University of Rochester (UR). He is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, who received his PhD in Health Practice Research from the UR, School of Nursing, and is a graduate of The Academy for Healthcare Leadership Advancement through the Healthcare Association of New York State and Cornell University. He was integral in obtaining funding to bring the Project ECHO® teleconsultation model to New York State in 2014. He has since led the charge of disseminating this model across the State, and served on the Department of Health & Human Services Technical Expert Panel for the ECHO ACT. Hasselberg has published on digital health in peer-reviewed journals, and has been invited to present on telehealth at regional, national, and international forums. He also founded the UR’s Telepsychiatry program to provide psychiatric care at a distance. Hasselberg has a special interest in leveraging technology to deliver high quality, evidence-based care to adults with mental health conditions and the transformation of health care delivery systems from volume to value.