MR/DD Fellowship Faculty :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Anthony Alioto, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Internship Training & Coordinator of Pediatric Track
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
The Ohio State University
Pediatric Psychologist
Department of Psychology
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Clinical Interests

  • Motility Disorders
  • Functional Abdominal Pain
  • Encopresis
  • Pre-surgical assessments

    Research Interests

  • The relationship between cognitive abilities and diabetes self-management skills


  • Robert E. Arendt, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    The Ohio State University
    Psychologist
    Developmental Assessment Program & Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Clinical Interests

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities
  • Severe and destructive behavior problems

    Research Interests

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
  • Behavioral teratology
  • Development of treatment-sensitive psychometrics
  • Long-term development of infants born prenatally


  • Eric M. Butter, Ph.D.
    Instructor of Pediatrics
    Department of Pediatrics
    Research Associate
    The Nisonger Center for Developmental Disabilities
    The Ohio State University

    Clinical and Research Interests

  • Developmental Disabilities Services
  • Autism Assessment & Intervention

     


  • Cathy Butz, Ph.D.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    The Ohio State University
    Pediatric Psychologist
    Department of Psychology
    Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Clinical and Research Interests

  • Cardiac Disease
  • Rheumatological Disorders
  • Headache
  • Stress/Pain Management


  • Kathleen Lemanek, Ph.D.
    Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    The Ohio State University
    Pediatric Psychologist
    Department of Psychology
    Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Clinical Interests

    • Adherence to medical regimens
    • Pain management
    • Adaptation to chronic illnesses

    Research Interests

    • Interventions to promote adherence to medical regimens
    • Assessment and treatment of disease-related and procedure-related pain
    • Promotion of disease-management skills

    Nathan Henninger, Ph.D., ABPP
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    The Ohio State University
    Clinical Child Psychologist
    Developmental Assessment Program
    Nationwide Children's Hospital
     
    Clinical and Research Interests

  • Developmental Disabilities Services
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders


  • Laura Mackner, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    The Ohio State University
    Investigator, Center for Biobehavioral Health
    Nationwide Children's Research Institute
    Pediatric Psychologist
    Department of Psychology
    Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Clinical Interests

    • Inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome
    • Pain management/biofeedback
    • Adaption to and coping with chronic illness

    Research Interests

    • Psychosocial and cognitive functioning in inflammatory bowel disease
    • Interventions to improve nutrition in pediatric chronic illnesses

    David Michalec, Ph.D.
    Associate Director of Internship Training, Coordinator of IND Track
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    The Ohio State University
    Psychologist, Developmental Assessment Program
    Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Clinical & Research Interests

    Developmental Disabilities
    Early Childhood Assessment and Intervention
    Autism


     

    James A. Mulick, Ph.D.
    Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology
    Department of Pediatrics
    The Ohio State University

    Clinical Interests

    Severe Behavior Disorders in IND
    Developmental Disabilities Services
    Autism Assessment and Intervention

    Research Interests

    Behavior Analysis of Infancy and Early Childhood
    Childhood Sleep Disorders
    Parent Training
    Psychopharmacology

     


    Keith Owen Yeates, Ph.D., ABPP/CN
    Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology
    The Ohio State University
    Director, Center for Biobehavioral Health
    Nationwide Children's Research Institute
    Director, Department of Psychology
    Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Pediatric Neuropsychologist

    Clinical Interests

    • Neuropsychological assessment and consultation

    Research Interests

    • Neurobehavioral outcomes in children with brain disorders
    • Neuroscience of memory functioning in children

    Tammi Young-Saleme, Ph.D.
    Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    The Ohio State University
    Clinical Director of Pediatric Psychology
    Department of Psychology
    Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Psycho-oncology
  • Adaptation to and coping with chronic illness, particularly among adolescents
  • Death and dying issues
  • Pain Management - procedural related

    Research Interests

  • Psychological intervention for pediatric oncology survivors and their families
  • School re-entry - behavioral and social adjustment of pediatric oncology patients
  • End of life issues/quality of life
  • Assessment and treatment of procedural pain
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