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Jennifer Warnick wins Society of Health Psychology research award

Congratulations to Jennifer Warnick for winning the Society of Health Psychology (APA Division 38) Graduate Student Research Award.

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Students and Faculty Attend SPPAC 2018

Students and faculty traveled to Orlando, FL to present findings from current research projects and discuss new directions in Pediatric Psychology.

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Undergraduate Students Present at 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Each year students from all undergraduate majors are invited to attend.

Award Winners

Graduate Students Win Research and Travel Awards at Spring and Summer National Conferences

Congratulations to Molly Basch, Marie Chardon, Stephanie Pinto and Rachel Sweenie!

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Dr. Sarah Westen receives APA Research Grant

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sarah Westen!

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Recent Student & Faculty Publications

Fedele D. A., Janicke, D. M., McQuaid, E. L., Abu-Hasan, M., Baker, D., Zou, B., Netz, M., & Lawless, C. (in press). A behavioral family intervention for children with overweight and asthma. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology.

Turner, E. M., Fedele, D. A., Thompson, L., & Salloum, R. G. (in press). Patterns of electronic cigarette use in youth with asthma: Results from a nationally representative sample. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

Fedele, D. A., McConville, A., Thomas, J. G., McQuaid, E. L., Janicke, D. M., Turner, E. M., Moon, J., & Abu-Hasan, M. (2018). Applying interactive mobile health to asthma care in teens: Development and design of a randomized controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 64, 230-237. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2017.09.007

Gowey, M, Lim, C, Dutton, G., Silverstein, J, Dumont-Driscoll, M, & Janicke, DM . (2017). Executive function and dysregulated eating behaviors in pediatric obesity. Journal of Pediatric Psychology.

Klitzman, P., Carmody, J., Belkin, M.H., & Janicke, D.M. (2017). Behavioral and Pharmacological Adherence in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease: Parent-child Agreement and Family Factors Associated with Adherence. Journal of Pediatric Psychology.

Fedele, D. A., Barnett, T. E., Everhart, R. S., Lawless, C., & Forrest, J. (2016). Comparison of asthma prevalence and morbidity among rural and non-rural youth. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 117, 193-194. doi:10.1016/j.anai.2016.05.019

Chardon, M. L., Stromberg, S. E., Lawless, C., Fedele, D. A., Carmody, J. K., Dumont-Driscoll, M. C. & Janicke, D. M. (2016). The role of child and adolescent adjustment problems and sleep disturbance in parent psychological distress. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. doi:10.1080/15374416.2016.1204923

Krietsch, K., Lawless, C., Fedele, D.A., McCrae, C.S., Janicke, D.M. (2016). Influence of Asthma Status on Sleep Variability in Overweight/Obese Youth. Journal of Asthma, 54, 383-391.

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, 41, 831-834.

Krietsch, K., Armstrong, B., McCrae, C.S., Janicke, D.M. (2016). Temporal Associations between Sleep & Physical Activity Among Overweight/Obese Youth. Journal of Pediatric Psychology,6, 680-691.

90. 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, 42, 174-185.

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.



Recent Student Posters and Presentations

Fidler, A., Lawless, C., Fritz, A.M., Baker, D., Delgado Villalta, S., & Fedele, D. A. (2017). Sleep and adherence to treatment regimen in children with cystic fibrosis. Poster presented at the Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference, Amelia Island, FL.

Krietsch, K.N., & Janicke, D.M. (2017). Impact of Sleep Timing on Dietary Intake and Evening Screen Time in 6-8 Year-Olds: An Experimental Single-Subject Sleep Manipulation. Presented at Biennial Pediatric Sleep Medicine Meeting, Amelia Island, Florida.

Basch MC, Stromberg SE, Chardon ML, Reynolds C, & Janicke DM. (2017). The Mediating Role of Sleep Quality in the Relationship between Youth Inhibitory Control and Emotional and Behavior Problems. Presented at the Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference, Amelia Island, FL.

Basch MC, Chardon ML, & Janicke DM. (2017). Differences in the Sleep-Pain Relationship by Youth Age & Ethnicity. Presented at the Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference, Amelia Island, FL.

Lawless, C., Fidler, A. L., Fritz, A. M., Ortega, A., Everhart, R. E., Baker, D., Abu-Hasan, M., Villalta, S. D., & Fedele, D. A. (2017). The impact of sleep on physical activity in children with cystic fibrosis. Poster presented at the 31st Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Fidler, A. L., Lawless, C., Lefave, E., Netz, M., McConville, A., Turner, E. M. & Fedele, D.A. (2017). Adolescent sleep quality, anxiety, and asthma control: Associations and between group comparisons. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Turner, E. M., Lawless, C.. Chardon, M. L., Carmody, J. K., Janicke, D. & Fedele, D.A. (2017). Eating behaviors in pediatric food allergy. Poster  presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington D.C

Netz, M. D., Fedele, D. A., Lawless, C., Baker, D., LeFave, E., & McQuaid, E. L. (2016). The role of child responsibility for disease management among early adolescents with asthma. Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Lawless, C., Netz, M., Turner, E. M., McConville, A., LeFave, E., Koinis Mitchell, D., & Fedele, D. A. (2017). Sleep hygiene in adolescents with asthma. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Netz, M. Fedele, D. A., Lawless, C., Fritz, A. M., Turner, E. M., Janicke, D. M., McQuaid, E. L, Baker, D., & Abu Hasan, M. (2017). Preliminary findings for the childhood health and asthma management program (CHAMP). Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Sweenie, R., Lawless, C., Chardon, M. L., Carmody, J. K., Janicke, D. M., & Fedele, D. A. (2017). Sleep disturbance, quality of life, and asthma status in youth. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Westen, S. C., Sanders, K., Warnick, J., Gillen, S., Albanese-O’Neill, A., Haller, M., Schatz, D., & Janicke, D. M. (2017). Parent fear of hypoglycemia predicts frequency of adolescent blood glucose monitoring. Poster presented at the American Diabetes Association 77th Scientific Sessions 2017, San Diego, CA.

Stromberg, S. E., Chardon, M. L., & Janicke, D. M. (2017). Family Mealtime Functioning Moderates the Relationship between Youth Body Dissatisfaction and Weight Control Behavior Use. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology (APA Division 54) Annual Conference. Portland, Oregon. April, 2017.

Chardon, M. L., Basch, M., Stromberg, S. E., & Janicke, D.M. (2017). The Moderating Role of Family Functioning on the Relationship between Parental Distress and Youth Disease-Related Quality of Life. Poster presented at the 2017 Society of Pediatric Psychology (APA Division 54) Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon.

Warnick J, Westen S, Janicke DM. (2017). Ecological Momentary Assessment to Measure Motivators and Barriers to Blood Glucose Monitoring in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes. Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 38th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, San Diego, CA.