Biographies

Michelle M. Ernst, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Director, Consultation-Liaison Service

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4336

Fax: 513-636-7756

Email: michelle.ernst@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Clinical Interests

Inpatient consultation-liaison; coping with medical illness and procedures; stress management / relaxation 

Research Interests

Clinical effectiveness research promoting use of evidence-based care with pediatric inpatients

Biography

Michelle M. Ernst, PhD received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from SUNY-Buffalo in 2000, where she conducted research on pediatric obesity. She did her internship training in the O’Grady Residency in Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in 1999-2000. She returned to Cincinnati Children's in 2005 as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics to develop the inpatient Behavioral Medicine Consultation-Liaison Service. Her clinical interests include coping with medical illness and procedures, pain and loss of functioning, anxiety/stress management and parent support. She conducts clinical effectiveness research promoting use of evidence-based care with pediatric inpatients.

Education and Training

PhD: SUNY, Buffalo, NY, 2000.

Residency: O'Grady Residency in Psychology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Publications

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