Lisa M. Vaughn, PhD

Field Service Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-9424

Fax 513-636-1695


Cross-cultural psychology issues especially with Latinos, women and children; dyadic relationships (e.g., parent-child; teacher-learner, etc.); community / family education; international / global studies; social psychology related; teaching-learning processes 

Dr. Lisa Vaughn, PhD, is a professor of pediatrics at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine / Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. She shares her time between General and Community Pediatrics and the Department of Education and Training. She was previously associate professor of psychology at Brenau University where she was chair of the Psychology Department from 2000-2005.

BS: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, 1993.

MA: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1996.

PhD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1997.

International Honors Program in Psychology: University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel, 1992.

Fellowship: Medical Education Research, Association of American Medical Colleges, Group on Educational Affairs, 1999.

Licensure: Licensed Professional Counselor

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Nabors L, Adams R, Vaughn L, Sharma M, Bolling C, Cotton M, Moore C. Factors influencing children's judgments of overweight peers. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Jan 3.

Vaughn LM, Jacquez F, Zhao J, Lang M. Partnering with students to explore the health needs of an ethnically diverse, low-resource school: an innovative large group assessment approach. Fam Community Health. 2011 Jan-Mar;34(1):72-84.

Klein M, Vaughn LM. Teaching social determinants of child health in a pediatric advocacy rotation: small intervention, big impact. Med Teach. 2010;32(9):754-9.

Vaughn LM, Ireton C, Geraghty SR, Diers T, Niño V, Falciglia GA, Valenzuela J, Mosbaugh C. Sociocultural influences on the determinants of breast-feeding by Latina mothers in the Cincinnati area. Fam Community Health. 2010 Oct-Dec;33(4):318-28.

Vaughn LM, Holloway M. West African immigrant families from Mauritania and Senegal in Cincinnati: a cultural primer on children's health. J Community Health. 2010 Feb;35(1):27-35.

Vaughn LM. Families and cultural competency: where are we? Fam Community Health. 2009 Jul-Sep;32(3):247-56.

Vaughn LM, Rojas-Guyler L, Howell B. "Picturing" health: a PhotoVoice pilot of Latina girls' perceptions of health. Fam Community Health. 2008 Oct-Dec;31(4):305-16.

Vaughn LM, Baker RC. Do different pairings of teaching styles and learning styles make a difference? Preceptor and resident perceptions. Teach Learn Med. 2008 Jul-Sep;20(3):239-47.

Vaughn L, Baker R. Teaching in the medical setting: balancing teaching styles, learning styles and teaching methods. Med Teach. 2001 Oct;23(6):610-612.

Burklow KA, Vaughn LM, Valerius KS, Schultz JR. Parental expectations regarding discussions on psychosocial topics during pediatric office visits. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2001 Oct;40(10):555-62.