Grace Shelby, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Phone 513-636-4336


Pediatric psychology; adjustment to chronic illness; pain management and coping; anxiety and related disorders; behavioral management and parent training; psychological assessment

PhD: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Internship and Fellowship: Nemours/A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE.

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Shelby GD, Shirkey KC, Sherman AL, Beck JE, Haman K, Shears AR, Horst, SN, Smith CA, Garber J, Walker, LS. Functional abdominal pain in childhood and long-term vulnerability to anxiety disorders. Pediatrics. 2013 Sep;132(3):475-82

Ewart CK, Elder GJ, Laird, KT, Shelby, GD, Walker, LS. Can agonistic striving lead to unexplained illness? Implicit goals, pain tolerance, and somatic symptoms in adolescents and adults. Health Psychol. 2014 Sep;33(9):977-85.

Forsythe LP, Thorn B, Day M, Shelby G. Race and sex differences in primary appraisals, catastrophizing, and experimental pain outcomes. J Pain. 2011 May:12(5):563-72.