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Congrats to the 2017 Doctoral Graduates from the Ped Psych Team!

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Westen, Dr. Julia Carmody, and Dr. Alyssa Fritz for receiving their doctorates in Clinical Psychology this past weekend!

CHP trainees receive APA student awards

CHP doctoral student Elise Turner and predoctoral student Tarrah Mitchell each won awards at the recent American Psychological Association convention

Dr. Fedele Receives Early Career Award

The Routh Early Career Award recognizes significant contributions of an early career member of the Society of Pediatric Psychology.

Students and Faculty Attend SPPAC 2017

Students and faculty traveled to Portland, Oregon to present findings from current research projects and discuss new direction in Pediatric Psychology.

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Student & Faculty Publications

Chardon, M.L., Stromberg, S.E., Lawless, C., Fedele, D.A., Dumont-Driscoll, M.C., & Janicke, D.M. ( in press). The Role of Child and Adolescent Adjustment Problems and Sleep Disturbance in Parent Psychological Distress. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Fedele, D. A., Barnett, T. E., Everhart, R. S., Lawless, C., & Forrest, J. (in press). Comparison of asthma prevalence and morbidity among rural and non-rural youth. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

Krietsch, K. N., Lawless, C., Fedele, D. A., McCrae, C. S., Janicke, D. M. (in press). Influence of asthma status on sleep variability in overweight/obese youth. Journal of Asthma.

Chardon, M.L., Carmody, J.K., Dumont-Driscoll., M. & Janicke, D.M. (2016). Youth Internalizing Symptoms, Sleep Problems, and Disordered Eating Attitudes and Behaviors: A Moderate Mediation Analysis. Eating Behaviors, 21, 99-103.

Janicke, D.M., & Hommel, K.A. (2016). Introduction to Special Issue on the Cost-Effectiveness and Economic Impact of Pediatric Psychology Interventions. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Advanced Access.

Krietsch, K., Armstrong, B., McCrae, C., Janicke, D.M. (2016). Temporal Associations between Sleep and Physical Activity among Overweight/Obese Youth. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Advanced Access.

McCullough, MB, Janicke, DM, Stough, CO, Robson, S, Bolling, C, Zion, C., Stark, LJ. (2016). Barriers to recruitment in pediatric obesity trials: Examination of an innovative approach to recruitment in a preschool population. Journal of Pediatric Psychology – Advanced Access.

Armstrong, B., Gowey, M., Dumont-Driscoll, & Janicke, D.M. (2015). The Moderating Effects of Gender on Paternal Encouragement to Diet & Body Dissatisfaction in Youth. Children’s Health Care,44, 353-367.

Armstrong, B. Lim, C.S., & Janicke, D.M. (2015). Park density impacts weight change in a behavioral intervention for overweight rural youth. Behavioral Medicine, 41, 123-130.

Palermo, T.M., Janicke, D.M., Beals-Erickson, S.E., &; Fritz, A.M. (2015). Training and competencies in pediatric psychology. Handbook of Pediatric Psychology, [In press.]

Gowey, M.A., Stromberg, S., Lim, C.S., & Janicke, D.M. (2015). The Moderating Role of Body Dissatisfaction in the Relationship between ADHD Symptoms and Disordered Eating in Overweight and Obese Children. Children’s Health Care.

Janicke, D.M., Fritz, A.M., & Rozensky, R.H. (2015). Healthcare Reform and Preparing the Future Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Workforce. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 44, 1030-1039.

Mayer-Brown, S.M., Lawless, B.S., Fedele, D.A. Dumont-Driscoll, M., & Janicke, D.M. (2015). The effects of media, self-esteem, and BMI on youth’s unhealthy weight control behaviors. Eating Behaviors, 21, 59-65.

Lim, C.S., Gowey, M., Silverstein, J.H. Dumont-Driscoll, M., & Janicke, D.M. (2015). Depressive Symptoms, Ethnic Identity, and Health-Related Quality of Life in Obese Youth. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Advanced Access.

Stromberg, S.E., Carmody, J.K. Dumont-Driscol, M., & Janicke, D.M. (2015). Youth Safety Perceptions of Weight Control Behaviors. Journal of Developmental and Behavoral Pediatrics, 36, 673-680.

Stromberg, S., & Janicke, D.M. (2015). The relationship between mother to child calories served and maternal perception of hunger. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Advanced Access.

Graef, D.M., Janicke, D.M., & McCrae, C. (2014). Sleep Patterns of a Primarily Obese Sample of Treatment-Seeking Children. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 15, 1111-1117.

Janicke, D.M., Steele, R.F., Gayes, L.A., Lim, C.S., Clifford, L.M., Schneider, E.M., Carmody, J.K., & Westen, S. (2014). Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Comprehensive Behavioral Family Lifestyle Interventions Addressing Pediatric Obesity. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 39, 809-825.

Student Posters and Presentations

Carmody, J., Beasley, G. & Janicke, D.M. (2016). Impacts of engagement in positive and negative coping strategies on depression in adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease. Poster presented at the 2016 National Conference of Pediatric Psychology, Atlanta, GA. April, 2016.

Chardon, M.L., Carmody, J.K. & Janicke, D.M. (2016). Perception of Disease Management Responsibility and Stress in Female Caregivers of Adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. April, 2016.

Krietsch, K., Warnick, J., & Janicke, DM (2016). Parent-Report Trajectories of Child Quality-of-Life Across a Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention. Poster presented at the 2016 National Conference of Pediatric Psychology, Atlanta, GA. April, 2016.

Lawless, C., Fedele, D.A., Barnett, T.E., Everhart, R.S., & Forrest, J. (2016). Asthma in rural and nonrural youth. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Netz, M.D., Fedele, D.A., Lawless, C., Baker, D., LeFave, E., & McQuaid, E.L. (2016). The role of child responsibility for disease management in quality of life among emerging adolescents with asthma. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Stromberg, S. E., Wheeler, P., Chardon, M. L., & Janicke, D. M. (2016). Psychometric Validation of the Parent Restrictive Feeding Questionnaire: Child Report. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. April, 2016.

Turner, E.M., Lawless, C., LeFave, E. & Fedele, D. (2016). The relationship between self- and parent- reports of health-related quality of life in pediatric asthma. Poster presented at the Society for Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Warnick JL, Krietsch K, & Janicke DM. (2016). Unhealthy family functioning and parental perceptions of child feeding. Poster presented at the 2016 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. April, 2016.


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