Modi Lab

  • Publications and Presentations

  • Lab Publications

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    2013

    Guilfoyle, S.M., Junger, K., & Modi, A.C. (in press). Development and Preliminary Implementation of a Psychosocial Service into Standard Medical Care for Pediatric Epilepsy. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. PMCID: Not Applicable.

    Sawhney, P., Modi, A.C., Jenkins, T.M., Kollar, L.M., Zeller, M., Inge, T.H. (in press). Predictors and Outcomes of Adolescent Bariatric Support group attendance. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. PMCID: In Progress.

    Modi, A.C., Guilfoyle, S.M., & Rausch, J.R. (2013). Preliminary feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of an innovative adherence intervention for children with newly diagnosed epilepsy. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38, 605-616. PMCID: In Progress.

    Hilliard, M.E., Lawrence, J.M., Modi, A.C., Anderson, A., Crume, T., Dolan, L.M., Merchant, A.T., Yi-Frazier, J.P., Hood, K.K., for the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study Group (2013). Identification of Minimal Clinically Important Difference Scores of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care, 36(7):1891-1897. PMCID: PMC3687260.

    Modi, A.C., Zeller, M.H., Xanthakos, S.A. Jenkins, T.M., & Inge, T.H. (2013). Adherence to vitamin supplementation following adolescent bariatric surgery, Obesity. PMCID: NIHMSID # 407006. doi: 10.1002/oby.20031.

    2012

    Guilfoyle, S.M., Wagner, J.L, Smith, G., Modi, A.C. (2012). Early Screening and Identification of Psychological Comorbidities in Pediatric Epilepsy is Necessary. Epilepsy and Behavior, 25(4):495-500. PMCID: In process.

    Modi, A.C., Wu, Y.P., Guilfoyle, S.M., & Glauser, T.A. (2012). Uninformed Clinical Decisions Resulting From Lack of Adherence Assessment in Children with New Onset Epilepsy. Epilepsy and Behavior, 25, 481-484.PMCID: In process.

    Bateman, L.M, Begley, C.E., Ben-Menachem, E., Berg, A.T., Berkovic, S.F., Cascino, G.D., Drazkowski, J., Edwards, J.C., Engle, J., French, J.A., Gilliam, F.D., Hoerth, M.T., Jehi, L.E., Kanner, A.M, Krauss, G.L, Labiner, D.M., Loddenkemper, T., Luder, H.O., McKhann, G.M., McLachlan, R., Modi, A., Pennel, P.B., Shafer, P.O., Sirven, J.I., Stern, J.M., Szaflarski, J.P., Theodore, W.H. (2012). Overcoming barriers to successful epilepsy management. Epilepsy Currents, 12 (4), 158-160. PMCID: PMC342320.

    Modi, A.C., Ingerski, L.M., Rausch, J.R., Glauser, T.A. & Drotar, D. (2012). White coat adherence over the first year of therapy in pediatric epilepsy. Journal of Pediatrics, 161(4), 695-699. PMCID: 3426618.

    Morita, D.A., Glauser, T.A., & Modi, A.C. (2012).Development and Validation of the Pediatric Epilepsy Side Effects Questionnaire. Neurology, 79(12), 1252-1258. PMCID: 3440448.

    Driscoll, KA, Schatschneider, C, McGinnity, K, Modi, AC. (2012). Application of dyadic data analysis in pediatric psychology: Cystic fibrosis health-related quality of life and anxiety in caregiver-child dyads. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 37, 605-611. PMCID: In process.

    Barker, DH, Driscoll, KA, Modi, AC, Light, MJ, Quittner, AL. (2012). Supporting CF disease management during adolescence: The role of family and friends. Child: Care, Health and Development, 38, 497-504. NIHMSID #411712; PMCID: In process.

    Modi, A.C., Crosby, L.E., Hines, J., Drotar, D., & Mitchell, M.J. (2012). Feasibility of Web-based Technology to Assess Adherence to Clinic Appointments in Youth with Sickle Cell Disease. Journal of Pediatric Hematology / Oncology, 34 (3):e93-6.PMCID: PMC3311776.

    Modi, A.C., Pai, A.L., Hommel, K.A., Hood, K.K., Cortina, S., Hilliard, M.E., Guilfoyle, S.M., Gray,W.N., & Drotar, D. (2012). Pediatric self-management: A framework for research, practice, and Policy. Pediatrics. 129(2):e473-85. PMCID: In process.

    2011

    Piazza-Waggoner, C., Modi, A.C., Ingerski, L.M., Wu, Y.P., & Zeller, M.H. (2011). Distress at the dinner table? Observed mealtime interactions among treatment-seeking families of obese children. Childhood Obesity, 7(5), 385-391. PMCID: PMC3531982.

    Ingersk, L.M., Hente, E.A., Modi, A.C., & Hommel, K.H. (2011). Electronic measurement of medication adherence in pediatric chronic illness: A review of measures. Journal of Pediatrics, 159(4):528-34. PMCID: PMC3176987.

    Wagner J, Modi AC, Smith G. Commentary: Pediatric Epilepsy: A Good Fit For Pediatric Psychologists. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 36(4), 461-5. 2011.

    Modi AC, Ingerski LM, Rausch J, Glauser TA. Treatment factors affecting longitudinal quality of life in new onset pediatric epilepsy. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 36(4), 466-475. 2011.

    Modi AC, Rausch JR, Glauser TA. Patterns of nonadherence to antiepileptic drug therapy in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy. JAMA. 305(16), 1669-1676. 2011.

    *Herzer M, Zeller MH, Rausch JR, Modi AC. Perceived social support and its association with obesity-specific health-related quality of life. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 32(3), 188-195. 2011.

    Modi AC, Guilfoyle SM, Morita DA, Glauser TA. Development and reliability of a correction factor for parent-reported adherence to pediatric antiepileptic drug therapy. Epilepsia. 52 (2), 370-376. 2011.

    Modi AC, Driscoll KA, Montag-Leifling K, Reno K, Lemming C, Acton J. Screening for symptoms of depression and anxiety in adolescents and young adults with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology. 46(2), 153-159. 2011.

    Other Significant Publications

    Inge TH, Zeller M, Harmon CM, Helmrath M, Bean J, Modi A, Horlick M, Kalra M, Xanthakos S, Miller R, Akers R, Courcoulas A. Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS): Methodological features of the first prospective multicenter study of adolescent bariatric surgery. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 42, 1969-1971.2007.

    Zeller MH, Reiter-Purtill J, Modi AC, Gutzwiller J, Vannatta KV, Davies WH. Controlled study of critical parent and family factors in the obesogenic environment. Obesity. 15(1), 126-136. 2007.

    Modi AC, Quittner AL. Barriers to treatment adherence for children with cystic fibrosis and asthma: What gets in the way? Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 31(8), 846-858.2006.

    Modi AC, Stack CM, Yu N, Geller D, Wagner MH, Quittner AL. A multi-method assessment of treatment adherence for children with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 5(3), 177-185. 2006.

    Modi AC, Quittner AL. Utilizing computerized phone diary procedures to assessing the assessment of health behaviors in family and social contexts. Children’s Healthcare. 35, 29-45. 2006.

    Modi AC, Quittner AL. Validation of a disease-specific measure of health-related quality of life for children with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 28(8), 535-546. 2003.


  • Book Chapters and Published Abstracts

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    Book Chapters

    Modi AC, Guilfoyle SM. Adherence to Antiepileptic Drug Therapy Across the Developmental Life-span. In J. Pinikahana & C. Walker (Eds). Society, Behaviour and Epilepsy. New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc.

    Quittner AL, Cruz I, Modi AC, Marciel KK. Health-related quality of life instruments for adolescents with chronic diseases. In W. O’Donohue, & L. Tolle (Eds). Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence: A Guide to Integrative Care. (pp. 311-327). New York: Springer. 2009.

    Zeller MH, Modi AC. Psychosocial Factors Related to Obesity in Children and Adolescents. In E. Jelalian and R. Steele (Eds). Handbook of Child and Adolescent Obesity. (pp. 25-32). New York: Springer Science+Business Media. 2009.

    Published Abstracts

    Modi AC, Monahan SR, Daniels D, Glauser TA. Validation of the Pediatric Epilepsy Self-Management Questionnaire: Assessing Disease Management in Children with Epilepsy. [Abstract] Epilepsia. 50(S11), 211. 2009.

    Koumoutsos JE, Painter EM, Glauser TA, Modi AC. Perceived Stigma in Children with New-Onset Epilepsy and Its Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life. [Abstract] Epilepsia. 50(S11), 204. 2009.

    Modi AC, Guilfoyle SM, Koumoutsos JE, Morita DA, Monahan SR, Glauser TA. How do we best measure adherence to AED therapy in pediatric epilepsy? [Abstract] Epilepsia. 49(S7), 228. 2008.

    Barker DH, Cohen LM, Driscoll KA,Modi AC, Quittner AL. It takes a village: What family, friends, and teachers do to facilitate disease management in adolescents with cystic fibrosis. [Abstract] Pediatric Pulmonology. S43, 452. 2008.

    Modi AC, Quittner AL, Boyle M. Disclosure of chronic disease in adults with cystic fibrosis: The Adult Data for Understanding Lifestyle And Transitions (ADULT) Survey. [Abstract] Pediatric Pulmonology. S43, 445. 2008.

    Quittner AL,Modi AC,Boyle M. The role of independence in daily functioning for adults with cystic fibrosis: Results from the Adult Data for Understanding Lifestyle And Transitions (ADULT) Survey. [Abstract] Pediatric Pulmonology. S43, 445. 2008.

    Zeller MH, Modi AC. Validation of a Obesity-Specific Quality of Life Measure for Children: Sizing Me Up. [Abstract] Obesity. 16S, S210. 2008.

    Modi AC, Koumoutsos JE, Morita DA, Monahan S, Glauser TA. One-Month Adherence in Children with New-Onset Epilepsy: White Coat Compliance Does Not Occur. [Abstract] Epilepsia. 48(S6), 57. 2007.

    Morita DA, Modi AC, Koumoutsos JE, Valentine S, Monahan S, Glauser TA. Impact of Antiepileptic Drug Side Effects on Quality of Life in Children with New-Onset Epilepsy. [Abstract] Epilepsia. 48(S6), 59. 2007.

    Koumoutsos JE, Modi AC, Morita DA, Monahan S, Glauser TA. The Dual Clinical Impact of Non-adherence: Seizures and “Avoidable” AED Dosage Increases. [Abstract] Epilepsia. 48(S6), 56-57. 2007.

    Monahan S, Daniels D, Hankins A, Heaton L, Cox L, Clark P, Schawe D, Modi AC, Koumoutsos J, Fordyce S, Daniels, Morita D, Holland K, Glauser TG. New Onset Seizure Clinic “Laboratory”: A Model Integrating Clinical Care, Education And Clinical Research To Improve Outcome. [Abstract] Epilepsia. 48(S6), 39. 2007.

    Driscoll KA, Montag-Leifling K, Acton JD, Modi AC. Quality of Life and Anxious and Depressive Symptoms in Mothers of Children with CF. [Abstract] Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 6(S1), S74. 2007.


  • Lab Presentations

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    2013

    Guilfoyle, S.M, Junger, K.F., Modi, A.C. Psychosocial Service: Development & Implementation Into Standard Epilepsy Care. Presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, New Orleans, LA. April, 2013.

    Mann, K. A., & Modi, A.C. Adolescent risk-taking and self-management behaviors in epilepsy. Presenting poster at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, New Orleans, LA. April, 2013.

    2012

    Modi, A.C. Pediatric self-management and adherence: Epilepsy as an exemplar. Presented at the Pediatrics Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. November 2012.

    Harrison, J. M., Guilfoyle, S. M., Wessendorf, K. A., & Modi, A. C. Predictors of HRQOL One Year Following a Pediatric Epilepsy Diagnosis. Poster presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, Milwaukee, WI. April, 2012.

    Daniel, J.E., Field, J.E., Guilfoyle, S.M., & Wessendorf, K.A., Modi, A.C. Perceived stigma in children with newly-diagnosed epilepsy and their caregivers over a one year period. Poster presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, Milwaukee, WI. April, 2012.

    Modi, A.C. Improving treatment adherence to pediatric anti-epileptic drug therapy: The Star Trial. Presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, Milwaukee, WI. April, 2012.

    2011

    Modi, A.C. The Role of Adherence and Side Effects in Epilepsy Management. Presented at the Annual Course at the American Epilepsy Society meeting in Baltimore, MD. December, 2011.

    Guilfoyle, S.M., & Modi, A.C. The STAR STUDY: Support Treatment Adherence Regimens. Presented at the Professionals in Epilepsy Care Symposium at the American Epilepsy Society meeting in Baltimore, MD. December, 2011.

    Ingerski LM, Rausch JR, Glauser TA, Modi AC. Longitudinal measurement of health-related quality of life in pediatric epilepsy. Presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, San Antonio, TX. April 2011. 

    2010

    Modi AC. When the going gets tough? The tough just need to pick up the pieces and move on. Symposium presentation at the 118th American Psychological Association Annual Convention, August 2010;San Diego, CA.

    2009

    Modi AC, Guilfoyle SM, Koumoutsos JE, Morita DA, Monahan SR, Glauser TA. How do we best measure adherence to antiepileptic drug therapy in pediatric epilepsy? Paper presented at the 117th American Psychological Association Annual Convention, August, 2009; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    Marciel KK, Snell C, Cruz I, Alonso L, Modi A, Boyle MP, Quittner AL. Adult CF patients’ perspectives on transition to adult care: Barriers and advice for younger patients. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, October, 2009; Minneapolis, MN.

    Zeller MH, Modi AC, Mitchell JE, Brandt M, Helmrath M, Harmon C, Courcoulas A, Michalsky M, Bray M, Horlick M, Miller R, Jenkins T, Inge TH. Baseline Psychosocial Status of Adolescents Within the Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS) Consortium. Paper to be presented at the The Obesity Society’s 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting, October, 2009; Washington D.C.

    2008

    Modi AC, Quittner AL, Boyle M. Disclosure of chronic disease in adults with cystic fibrosis: The Adult Data for Understanding Lifestyle And Transitions (ADULT) Survey. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, October, 2008; Orlando, FL.

    Other Significant Presentations

    Modi AC, Koumoutsos J, Monahan S, Daniels D, Morita D, Glauser TA. Longitudinal patterns of adherence to antiepileptic drug therapy for children with new-onset epilepsy. Paper presented at the 2007 Great Lakes Regional Conference on Child Health, April, 2007; Cincinnati, OH.

    Driscoll K, Montag-Leifling K, Acton J, Modi AC. Patients with CF and their Caregivers: Relations between Quality of Life and Anxious and Depressive Symptoms. Paper presented at the 2007 Great Lakes Regional Conference on Child Health, April, 2007; Cincinnati, OH.

    Steele MM, Zeller MH, Modi AC. Further Validation of the Impact of Weight on Quality of Life-Kids; IWQOL-Kids: Assessing Child Health Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery. Paper presented at the 2007 Great Lakes Regional Conference on Child Health, April, 2007; Cincinnati, OH.


 
  • Contact Us

    Avani C. Modi, PhD

    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology
    Center for the Promotion of Adherence and Self-Management
    3333 Burnet Ave.
    MLC 7039
    Cincinnati, OH 45229

    Phone: 513-636-4864
    Fax: 513-803-0415
    Avani.Modi@cchmc.org