Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Vanderbilt University

University of Vermont

Ohio State University/Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Arizona State University

University of Washington

San Diego State University

Toronto Hospital for Sick Children

Collaborating Faculty

Our research lab collaborates with researchers and Vanderbilt and other universities. These collaborations include studies of the prevention of depression in children of depressed parents, psychosocial adjustment in children with cancer and their parents, and neurocognitive late effects in survivors of childhood cancer.

Vanderbilt University

Adam AndersonAdam Anderson, PhD , is Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Anderson collaborates with our lab in our neuroimaging research on children with cancer and the effects of stress on brain development. https://medschool.mc.vanderbilt.edu/vuiis/show_faculty.php?id3=10662


David Cole David Cole, PhD., is Chair of the Department of Psychology and Human Development at Vanderbilt. Dr. Cole collaborates with our lab on research on the prevention of depression. http://www.vanderbilt.edu/psychological_sciences/bio/david-cole


Michael Debaun Michael Rutledge DeBaun, PhD, M.P.H.., is Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Vanderbilt University, J.C. Peterson Chair in Pediatric Pulmonology, and Director of the Vanderbilt-Meharry Center for Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease. Dr. DeBaun collaborates with our lab on research on cognitive functioning in children with sickle cell disease. http://pediatrics.mc.vanderbilt.edu/directory/profile/michael-rutledge-debaun.9411


Debra Friedman Debra Friedman, MD., is Associate Professor of Pediatrics, E. Bronson Ingram Chair in Pediatric Oncology; Leader, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Cancer Control and Prevention Program; and Director, Division of Hematology-Oncology at Vanderbilt. Dr. Friedman collaborates with our lab on research on childhood cancer survivorship. http://pediatrics.mc.vanderbilt.edu/directory.php?did=6965


Cathy Fuchs Catherine Fuchs, MD., is Director of the Counseling Center at Vanderbilt University, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt. Dr. Fuchs collaborates with our lab on research on stress management in college students. https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/pcc/person/catherine-fuchs-md


Judy GarberJudy Garber, PhD , is Professor of Psychology and Human Development at Vanderbilt with joint appointments in the Departments of Psychology (Arts and Science) and Psychiatry. Dr. Garber collaborates with our lab on research on the prevention of depression. http://www.vanderbilt.edu/psychological_sciences/bio/judy-garner


Steve Hollon Steve Hollon, PhD. , is Professor of Psychology at Vanderbilt. Dr. Hollon collaborates with our lab on research on the prevention of depression. http://www.vanderbilt.edu/psychological_sciences/bio/steven-hollon


sarahjaserSarah Jaser, PhD.,is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Ian M. Burr Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes. She collaborates with our lab on research on coping with stress in children and adolescents.
http://pediatrics.mc.vanderbilt.edu/directory/profile/sarah-jaser.12394


Lori Jordan Lori Jordan, M.D., PhD.,is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics in the divisions of Pediatric Neurology and Stroke in the Department of Neurology. She collaborates with our lab on research on congenital heart defects. http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=neurology&doc=35855

 


Maureen SangerMaureen Sanger, PhD., is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Clinical Psychologist in the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. Dr. Sanger collaborates with our lab in research on psychosocial effects in childhood cancer survivors and their parents. http://pediatrics.mc.vanderbilt.edu/directory/profile/maureen-sanger.2277?show=allbydiv


Megan SaylorMegan Saylor, PhD., is Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development at Vanderbilt. Dr. Sanger collaborates with our lab on research on language development in communication between children with cancer and their parents. http://www.vanderbilt.edu/psychological_sciences/saylor


Sohee Park Sohee Park, PhD., is a Gertrude Conaway Professor of Psychology at Vanderbilt University, Professor of Psychiatry, and Professor of Medicine, Health and Society at Vanderbilt. Dr. Park collaborates with our lab on research on neurocognitive effects of treatment in children with brain tumors. http://www.vanderbilt.edu/psychological_sciences/bio/sohee-park


John Wellons John ‘Jay’ Wellons, III, MD, MSPH, is a Professor of Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Professor of Pediatrics at Monroe Carrel Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Dr. Wellons collaborates with our lab on research on neurocognitive effects of treatment in children with brain tumors. http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=neurosurgery&doc=39629


University of Vermont

Rex ForehandRex Forehand, PhD., is the Ansbacher Professor of Psychology at the University of Vermont. Dr. Forehand collaborates with our lab on research on the prevention of depression. http://www.uvm.edu/~psych/?Page=faculty/Forehand.php&SM=facultysubmenu.html


Gary Keller, MDGary Keller, MD., is Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont. Dr. Keller collaborates with our lab on research on the prevention of depression. http://www.med.uvm.edu/psychiatry/ThreeColumn.asp?SiteAreaID=701


Ohio State University/Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Cyndi GerhardtCyndi Gerhardt, PhD. , is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology at the Ohio State University. She collaborates with our lab on research on psychosocial processes in children with cancer and their parents. http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/gd/applications/controller.cfm?page=3812&pname=bio&rID=101


Kathryn VannattaKathryn Vannatta, PhD., is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology at the Ohio State University. She collaborates with our lab on research on psychosocial processes in children with cancer and their parents.

 

 

 

 


Arizona State University

Linda LuekenLinda Lueken, PhD., is Associate Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University. Dr. Luecken collaborates with our lab on studies of stress, coping and attention, and the measure of responses to stress. https://webapp4.asu.edu/directory/person/283895


University of Washington

Lynn KatzLynn Katz, PhD., is Research Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington. She collaborates with our lab on research on psychosocial adjustment to cancer in children and their parents. http://web.psych.washington.edu/directory/person.php?PersonID=57


San Diego State University

Rogin Weersing V. Robin Weersing, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor at San Diego State University. She collaborates with our lab on research on the prevention of depression. http://www.psychology.sdsu.edu/people/v-robin-weersing/


Toronto Hospital for Sick Children

James WhitlockJames Whitlock, MD., is Director of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children. He collaborates with our lab on studies of neurocognitive and psychosocial adjustment in children with cancer.