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Recent presentations and publications

Recent presentations from pediatric psychology faculty and trainees*

  • Bellinger, S., Rutt, C., Cook, L. A., & Sevecke, J. (2018, April). Ethical issues in pediatric primary care: Navigating complex challenges. Presentation at the Geisinger Behavioral Health Primary Care 5th Annual Conference, Danville, PA.
  • German, R. L., Marx, J. M., & Meadows, T. (2018, April). The alphabet soup of special education: what primary care providers should know. Presentation at the Geisinger Behavioral Health Primary Care 5th Annual Conference, Danville, PA.
  • Hostutler, C., Cook, L., & Sevecke, J. R. (2016). Addressing sleep concerns in primary care. Presentation presented at the Geisinger Primary Care Behavioral Health 3rd Annual Conference, Danville, PA.
  • Meadows, T., Hosterman, S., & O'Dell, S. (2018, October). Impact of visit length on operational and financial outcomes in pediatric integrated primary care. Paper to be presented at the 20th Annual Conference of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Rochester, NY.
  • O’Dell, S. M., Gormley, M. J., & Meadows, T. (2017, August). Examining How Integration Affects Primary Care Physician Encounter Duration and Revenue Generation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Parikh, M., Cook, L. A., & Thordarson, M. A. (2017, October). Crisis evaluations in primary care: The possible benefits of on-site behavioral health providers. Poster presentation at the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association Conference, Houston, TX.
  • Rutt, C., Whitehead, M., Petts, R., Signore, A., Bogaczyk, T., Kettlewell, P., & Shahidullah, J. D. (2017, October). Understanding the training needs of pediatric residents: The need for programs and partnerships to enhance medical education in behavioral health. Poster presentation for the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Houston, TX.
  • Shahidullah, J. D., Kettlewell, P. W., & DeHart, K. A. (2019, Mar). Embedding psychologists into a rural primary care clinic to enhance pediatrician management of psychotropic medications. Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference, Washington, DC.

Recent publications from pediatric psychology faculty and trainees*

  • German, R., Schuessler, A., & Meadows, T. (2018, August). Vaping, e-cigarettes, and your teenage patients. Families and Health Blog.
  • Hoffses, K. W., Honnaker, S. M., Riley, A. R., & Meadows, T. J. (2018). Screening and assessment of sleep disturbance. In M.E. Maruish (Ed.), Handbook of Pediatric Psychological Screening and Assessment in Primary Care. (pp. 358-380). New York: Routledge.
  • Hoffses, K.W., Ramirez, L.Y., Berdan, L., Tunick, R., Honaker, S.M., Meadows, T.J., & Sturm, L. (2016). Topical review: Building competency: Professional skills for pediatric psychologists in integrated primary care settings. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 41, 1-8.
  • Hosterman, S., Meadows, T., & Parikh, M. (2015). Primary care behavioral health: Improving access to care. The Pennsylvania Psychologist. 27-29.
  • Lancaster, B., Cook, A., Bruni, T., Sturza, J., Sevecke, J., Ham, H., . . . Orringer, K. A. (2018, July). Comparing primary care pediatricians' perceptions of clinics with and without integrated behavioral health. Primary Care Research and Development.
  • Meadows, T. J., Hoffses, K. W., & Sevecke, J. R. (2018). Sleep Disorders. In S. G. and J. D. Shahidullah (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric Behavioral Healthcare. Springer International Publishing.
  • Meadows, T. J., & Sevecke, J. R. (2016) APA Modules on Integrated Primary Care: Pediatrics.
  • Parikh, M. (2018, June). Availability and acceptablity of behavioral health services in a rural pediatric primary care setting. The Pennsylvania Psychologist, Serving the Underserved.
  • Segool, N., Meadows, T., Roberts, H., Thorson, R., Dogan, R., Evans, J., & Reisener, C. (2013). The effect of location on psychotropic treatment practices among pediatricians. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
  • Sevecke, J. R., & Meadows, T. J. (2018, September). It takes a village: A multidisciplinary approach to the screening and prevention of pediatric sleep issues. Medical Sciences.
  • Shahidullah, J. D., Hostutler, C. A., & Stancin, T. (2017). Collaborative medication-related roles for pediatric primary care psychologists. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology.
  • Shahidullah, J. D., Kettlewell, P. W., DeHart, K. A., Rooney, K., Ladd, I. G. Bogaczyk, T. L., Signore, A., & Larson, S. L. (2017). An empirical approach to assessing pediatric residents' attitudes, knowledge, and skills in primary care behavioral health. International Journal of Health Sciences Education.
  • Shahidullah, J. D., Kettlewell, P. W., & Green, C. M. (2019). Training pediatric residents in behavioral health collaboration: Roles, evaluation, and advocacy for pediatric psychologists. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. Advance online publication.
  • Valleley, R. J., Lancaster, B., Burt, J., Menousek, K., Hembree, K., Evans, J., Kupzyk, K., Sevecke, J. R., & Meadows, T. J. (2019). Demonstrating the impact of co-located behavioral health in primary care. Clinical Practice in Clinical Psychology.

* Trainees in bold.

Recent presentations and presentations by adult and neuropsychology faculty and interns

  • Brosius, H., Shoff, C., Tsai, C., Campbell, L., Ritter, B., Wright, L., McCurley, D., & Lettich, T. (Oct 2019). Improving patients’ perception of health: a quality improvement initiative. Presented at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC), Nashville, TN.
  • Campbell, L.K. (October 2019). Patient Centered Opioid Tapering. Presented at the Annual Geisinger Pain Symposium, Danville, PA.
  • Campbell, L.K. & Rakauskas, W. (May 2019). Comprehensive assessment and management of suicide: a standardized curriculum. Presented at the 25th Annual Resident and Fellow Scholarship Days at Geisinger, Danville, PA.
  • Cunningham, J., Sevecke, J., & Campbell, L.K. (June 2017). LGBTQ affirmative therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Presented at the Pennsylvania Psychological Association Annual Convention, Bedford Springs, PA.
  • Ehrlich, L.E & Campbell, L.K. (June 2019). Behavioral management of obesity in primary care. Presented at the Annual Geisinger Obesity Summit, Danville, PA.
  • Garruba, K. M., Maphis, L. E., Hergenrather, J. R., Ladd, I. G., Connors, J. N., Bogaczyk, T. L., Larson, S. L., & Semiclose, H. (2017, March). The elephant in the exam room: Medical provider perceptions of and comfort with discussing women’s behavioral health needs. Poster session presented at: Society for Behavioral Medicine 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions; San Diego, CA.
  • Gorrell, S., Mahoney, C., Lent, M.R., Campbell, L.K., Wood, G.C., & Still, C.D. (2019). Interpersonal abuse and long-term outcomes following bariatric surgery. Obesity Surgery
  • Harple, K., Haupt, C., Maphis, L., Grassi, S., Greskovic, G., & Rolston, D. (2020, April). Enhancing Mental Health Care in Primary Care: Adding a Clinical Pharmacist to the Embedded Behavioral Health & Primary Care Team. Poster session presented at the annual convention of The Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.
  • Junod, A., Childs, K., & Stewart, P. V. (2018). The Quick Dementia Rating System and Ecological Validity in a Memory Disorders Cohort. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 33(6), (703 – 794).
  • Lent, M.R., Campbell, L.K., Lawson, J.L., Murakami, J.M., Kelly, M.C., Wood, G.C., Yohn, M.M., Ranck, S., Still, C.D., Petrick, A.T., Cunningham, K., & Lamotte, M.E. (2019). The feasibility of a behavioral group intervention after weight-loss surgery: A randomized pilot trial. PLOS ONE, in press.
  • Lichtenstein, M. L., Stewart, P. V., & Feldman, H. H. (2018). Social Cognition Differentiates Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia from Depression and Healthy Controls. 11th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementia. Sydney.
  • Maphis, L. E., Collins, C., Campbell, L., Williams, A., West, J., Larson, S., Pellegrino, B. (2015, October). Road Map to Sustainable Primary and Behavioral Health Integration: Geisinger Health System. Poster session presented at the 47th Annual Collaborative Family Healthcare Association 17th Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon.
  • Maphis, L. & Hergenrather, J. (April 2017). Integrated primary care and women’s health issues. Presented at the Geisinger Behavioral Health Primary Care 4th Annual Conference, Danville, PA.
  • Muench, A.L., Van Dyke, B., & Shook, C.B. (2018). A new standard for chronic pain management: initial efficacy of CBT-P within a large regional medical center. Presented at the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association Conference (CFHA), Rochester, NY.
  • Pacheco, J., Stewart, P. V., & Lichtenstein, M. (2019). Clinical utility of a Brief Social Cognition Screening Tool in a Memory Clinic. 25th Annual Geisinger School of Medicine Annual Resident and Fellow Scholarship Days.
  • Shahida, F., & Cunningham, J. (October 2019). Warm Handoffs: Strategy, Access, and Impact. Facilitated Group Discussion at the Collaborative Family Healthcare Conference (CFHA), Denver, CO.
  • Steele, R. G., Gayes, L. A., Dalton, W. T., III, Smith, C., Maphis, L., & Conway-Williams, E. (2016). Change in health-related quality of life in the context of pediatric obesity interventions: A meta-analytic review. Health Psychology, 35, 1097-109.
  • Stewart, P. V., Auday, E., Hayhurst, H., & Klempel, N. (in press). Validation of the Quick Dementia Rating System (QDRS) in a Large Memory Disorder Clinic Sample. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society: JINS.
  • Stewart, P. V., Fulton, R. L., & Wilson, B. J. (2015). Psychometric Criteria for Detecting Impairment: Concordance Between Abbreviated and Full Versions of The Neuropsychological Assessment Battery (NAB) Memory Module, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 30 (6), 579 – 580.
  • Stewart, P. V., Swartz, J., Tapscott, B., & Davis, B. (2019). Montreal Cognitive Assessment for Dementia Severity Staging in a Diagnostically Heterogeneous Clinical Cohort. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 34, 1065–1065.