Jayne Bellando, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Texas Tech, 1988) Pediatric Psychology. Areas of interest include psychological and educational testing, social skills and anxiety issues with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders; community outreach and educational programs; diabetes adherence and adjustment.
Shari Gaudette, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, University of Utah, 2006) Areas of interest include psychoeducational assessment, treatment of anxiety disorders, and behavioral management and emotional support of overweight youth.
Tiffany Howell, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Ph.D. 2012) Areas of interest include Chronic Pain, Headache, PANS/PANDAS, Sickle Cell Disease, and Treatment Adherence.
Elizabeth Pulliam, Psy.D. (Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University, 2004). Pediatric Psychology. Areas of interest include feeding disorders in young children, psychological and educational evaluation, and treatment of emotional, behavioral, and adherence concerns in children with medical and/or developmental challenges.
Chayla Slaton, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, University of Central Arkansas 2021) Pediatric Psychology. Areas of interest include:
Seth Sorenson, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, 2014) Clinical Neuropsychology. Areas of interest include Cognitive development, and clinical assessment of neuromedical, neuropsychiatric, and developmental conditions.
Janine Watson, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, University of Canterbury, 1987) Center for Applied Research and Evaluation. Areas of interest include feeding disorders in young children, failure to thrive, and developmental effects of drug exposure.
Brandi Whitaker, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Washington State University 2011). Pediatric Psychology. Director of Pediatric Psychology. Areas of interest: health-related quality of life, adherence to treatment and treatment outcomes, chronic pain, obesity, cystic fibrosis, and working with patients with medically complex patients and their families.
Brooke Yancey-Ward, Psy.D. (Assistant Professor, University of Indianapolis, 2019). Areas of interest include feeding disorders in young children, maternal mental health in NICU populations, developmental testing for infants and young children, treatment of emotional, behavioral, and adherence concerns in medically complex patients, and working with medically complex children and their families.
Amy Seay, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas 2010). Pediatric Psychology and Integrated Behavioral Health. Areas of Interest: identifying and treating maladaptive health behaviors, providing behavioral health services for issues related to pediatric health conditions, and addressing emotional and behavioral functioning and promoting health-related quality of life for patients with acute and chronic health conditions. Dr. Seay also has an interest in advocacy and policy and currently serves as President of the State Psychological Association.
Damon Lipinski, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, University of Memphis 2009). Neuropsychology and Child Clinical Psychology. Areas of Interest: Traumatic Brain Injury, Epilepsy, Neurological Disorders, Learning Disorders and the Multidisciplinary Management of Concussion. He currently directs the SDC Concussion program and multidisciplinary team at UAMS Northwest.
Mara Wood, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, University of Central Arkansas, 2015). Pediatric Neuropsychology and School Psychology. Areas of interest: oncology late effects, genetic disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, learning disabilities including dyslexia, and special education. She serves as the clerkship supervisor at Schmieding Developmental Center.
Mary Ann Scott, Ph.D., ABPP (Professor, Oklahoma State University 1993). Pediatric Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology. Areas of interest: Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Genetic Disorders, Congenital Heart Disorders, Neuro-oncology, Sensory Impaired Children, and working with medical specialists, families and educational systems to enhance outcomes. She serves as the program director and Section Chief for Schmieding Developmental Center.
Mina D. Nguyen-Driver, Psy.D. (Professor, Alliant University/CSPP, 2000) Pediatric Psychology. Areas of interest include: providing evaluation and treatment for children with complex developmental and medical concerns, using a variety of modalities including comprehensive assessment and consultation, and short and long-term cognitive behavioral therapy. Diagnoses: adjustment disorder, depression, anxiety, and ADHD. Dr. Nguyen-Driver is passionate about justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion and serves as the diversity chair of the Northwest Women’s Faculty Development Committee at UAMS.