Scott W. Powers, PhD, ABPP

Director, Office for Clinical and Translational Research

Co-Director, Headache Center

Director, Center for Child Behavior and Nutrition Research and Training

Director, Behavioral Science Core, Clinical Translational Research Center

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4336

Fax 513-636-7544

Email scott.powers@cchmc.org

Clinical trials; migraine/headache; pediatric pain; dietary adherence/nutrition and behavior; cystic fibrosis

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AB: Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN, 1985.

MS: Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID, 1987.

PhD: The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 1991.

Residency: Clinical Psychology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI.

Fellowship: Pediatric Psychology, Brown University School of Medicine / Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI.

Certification: Clinical Psychology, Ohio State Board of Psychology, 1992. American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), 2003.

Xiang, J., deGrauw, X., Korman, A.M., Allen, J.R., O’Brien, M.A., Powers, S.W., Hershey, A.D.  Altered Cortical Activation in Adolescents with an Acute Migraine:  A Magnetoencephalography Study. Journal of Pain, in press

Hershey, A.D., Powers, S.W., Coffey, C.S., Eklund, D.D., Chamberlin, L.A., Korbee, L.L.; CHAMP Study Group. Childhood and Adolescent Migraine Prevention (CHAMP) Study: A Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled, Comparative Effectiveness Study of Amitriptyline, Topiramate, and Placebo in the Prevention of Childhood and Adolescent Migraine. Headache, 53(5):799-816. May, 2013.

Kashikar-Zuck S,Sil S, Lynch-Jordan AM, Ting TV, Peugh J, Schikler KR, Hashkes PJ, Arnold LM, Passo MH, Richards MM, Powers SW, Lovell D.  Changes in pain coping, catastrophizing and coping efficacy after cognitive-behavioral therapy in children and adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. The Journal of Pain, 14(5):492-501. May 2013.

Patton SR, Dolan LM, Chen M, Powers SW. Dietary Adherence and Mealtime Behaviors in Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes on Intensive Insulin Therapy. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 113(2):258-62. Feb, 2013.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Zafar M, Barnett KA, Aylward BS, Strotman D, Slater SK, Allen JR, LeCates SL, Kabbouche MA, Ting TV, Hershey AD, Powers SW.  Quality of life and emotional functioning in youth with chronic migraine and juvenile fibromyalgia. Clinical Journal of Pain, Feb, 2013.

Patton SR, Dolan LM, Powers SW. Does Eating During Television Viewing Affects Mealtime Behaviors in Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus? Journal of Pediatric Nursing,doi:pii: S0882-5963(12)00326-0. 0.1016/j.pedn.2012.11.007. Dec, 2012.

Brannon EB, Kuhl ES, Benoit MR, Valenzuela J, Aylward B, Johnson SL, Boles RE,  Powers SW. Strategies for Recruitment and Retention of Families from Low-Income and Minority Backgrounds in a Longitudinal Study of Caregiver Feeding and Child Weight. Children’s Health Care, 2012, in press.

Guo X, Xiang J, Wang Y, O'Brien H, Kabbouche M, Horn P, Powers SW, Hershey AD Aberrant neuromagnetic activation in the motor cortex in children with acute migraine: a magnetoencephalography study. PLoS One ,2012, 7(11):e50095.

Slater SK, Kashikar-Zuck SM, Allen JR, Lecates SL, Kabbouche MA, O'Brien HL, Hershey AD, Powers SW. Psychiatric comorbidity in pediatric chronic daily headache.  Cephalalgia,32(15): 1116-22. Nov, 2012.

Slater SK, Powers SW.  Editorial on "Behavioral and emotional symptoms and primary headaches in children: A population-based study" by Arruda and Bigal. Cephalalgia,32(15): 1091-2. Nov, 2012.

Amitriptyline and Topiramate in the Prevention of Childhood Migraine. Principal Investigator, National Institute of Health and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.  Dec  2011 - Dec 2016. #1U01NS076788-01.

Adolescent Migraine and Hormones. Co-Investigator, National Headache Foundation (Subcontract from University of Cincinnati).  2012-2014

NeuroNEXT: Neurological Trials Network. Co-Investigator, University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Clinical Site (NIH/NINDS). 2012-2017

Cincinnati Translational Therapeutics Development Network Center. Co-Investigator. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Jan 2009 - Jan 2014. 

Longitudinal Determination of Outcomes of Adolescents with Fibromyalgia.
Co-Investigator. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disorders.  Aug 2009 - Aug 2014. #R01 AR054842-A2.

Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). Co-Director of Behavioral Science Core, National Center for Research Resources. Apr 2009 - Mar 2014. #UL1 RR026314. 

Research Training in Child Behavior and Nutrition. Principal Investigator /Program Director. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.  Jul 2008 - Jul 2013. #T32 DK 063929-06.

Motor cortex dysfunction in migraine. Co-Investigator, National Institute of Health and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Dec 2010 – Dec 2012 No cost extension 2013) #R21NS072817-01.                                    

Web-based delivery of effective treatment for growth in CF.  Co-Investigator, CCHMC Place Outcomes Research Award.  Jul 2011 – Jul 2013.