Robert T. Ammerman, PhD, ABPP

Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Scientific Director, Every Child Succeeds

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4336

Fax 513-636-7756

Email robert.ammerman@cchmc.org

Clinical

Maternal depression; anxiety disorders

Robert T. Ammerman, PhD, ABPP, is a professor of pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and scientific director of Every Child Succeeds.

Dr. Ammerman received his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and completed an internship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is certified in cognitive and behavioral psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology.

PhD: University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA, 1986.

Internship: Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Pittsburgh, PA, 1986.

Certification: American Board of Professional Psychology, Diplomate in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology, 1995; Ohio State Board of Psychology, 1999.

Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Altaye M, Teeters AR, Stevens J, Van Ginkel JB. Treatment of depressed mothers in home visiting: Impact on psychological distress and social functioning. Child Abuse Negl. Epub ahead of print. 2013. 

Ammerman RT, Shenk CE, Teeters AR, Noll JG, Putnam FW, Van Ginkel JB. Multiple mediation analysis of trauma and parenting stress in mothers in home visiting. Infant Ment Health J. Epub ahead of print. 2013. 

Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Altaye M, Stevens J, Teeters AR, Van Ginkel JB. A clinical trial of In-Home CBT for depressed mothers in home visitation. Behav Ther. Advance online publication. 2013. 

Hall ES, Goyal NK, Miller MM, Ammerman RT, Jones DE, Short JA, Van Ginkel JB. Implementation of a linked perinatal data resource from statewide public and program data sets. Matern Child Health J. Advance online publication. 2013.

Ammerman RT, Peugh JL, Putnam FW, Van Ginkel JB. Predictors of treatment response in depressed mothers receiving In-Home Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and concurrent home visiting. Behav Modif. 2012 Jul;36(4):462-81.

Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Chard KM, Stevens J, Van Ginkel JB. PTSD in depressed mothers in home visitation. Psychol Trauma. 2012;4(2):186-195.

Kelly NC, Ammerman RT, Rausch JR, Ris MD, Yeates KO, Oppenheimer SG, Enrile BG. Executive functioning and psychological adjustment in children and youth with spina bifida. Child Neuropsychol. 2012;18(5):417-31.

Ammerman RT, Shenk CE, Teeters AR, Noll JG, Putnam FW, Van Ginkel JB. Impact of depression and childhood trauma in mothers receiving home visitation. J Child Fam Stud. 2012;21(4):612-625.

Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Stevens J, Bosse, NR, Short JA, Bodley AL, Van Ginkel JB. An open trial of In-Home CBT for depressed mothers in home visitation. Matern Child Health J. 2011 Nov;15(8):1333-41.

Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Bosse NA, Teeters AR, Van Ginkel JB. Maternal depression in home visitation: A systematic review. Aggress Violent Beh. 2010;15:191-200.

STAT-ED Suicidal Teens Accessing Treatment in the ED. Co-Investigator. CDC. Oct 2012 - Sep 2015. #R01CE002129-0.

Engaging Fathers in Home Visitation: Incorporation of a Co-Parenting Intervention. Principal Investigator.
NIH/NICHD. Aug 2012 - Jun 2017. #R01 HD069431-01A1.

Treatment of Maternal Depression in Home Visitation: Mother and Child Impacts. Principal Investigator. National Institute for Child Health and Human Development. Aug 2010 - Jun 2015. #R01MH087499.

Injury Prevention in a Home Visitation Population. Co-Investigator. National Institute on Child Health and Development. Sep 2010 – Jul 2015. #R01HD066115.