• Research Faculty

  • A photo of Avani Modi.

    Avani C. Modi, PhD Pediatric Psychologist, Research, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology

    examines longitudinal treatment adherence in pediatric chronic illnesses and predictors of adherence trajectories. Specifically, she is interested in the measurement of adherence and developing family-based interventions to improve adherence in pediatric epilepsy. Her second line of research involves developing and validating disease-specific health-related quality of life measures in cystic fibrosis and obesity.

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    513-636-4336

    A photo of Lori Crosby.

    Lori E. Crosby, PsyD Pediatric Psychologist, Research, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology

    is interested in chronic pain, sickle cell disease, health disparities, quality improvement, and chronic disease self-management. Her research program, INNOVATIONS, in Community Research and Program Evaluation, works on projects related to school-based mental health, early childhood health and social/emotional functioning, program evaluation, qualitative research methods, using technology in psychological interventions and program evaluation, and public policy.
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    A photo of Dennis Drotar.

    Dennis D. Drotar, PhD Pediatric Psychologist, Research, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology

    investigates treatment adherence and self-management in children and adolescents with chronic conditions. His lab is currently focused on these issues as they relate to children with type 1 diabetes, cancer and mild to severe persistent asthma. His lab coordinates multi-site research studies, including a pilot study funded by the Center for Treatment Adherence.
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    513-636-4336

    A photo of Kevin A. Hommel.

    Kevin A. Hommel, PhD Pediatric Psychologist, Research, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology

    research focuses on adherence and self-management assessment methodology, behavioral treatment of nonadherence, promotion of self-management behavior, and the impact of adherence and self-management on health outcomes and quality of life in pediatric chronic conditions. His current research is in inflammatory bowel disease, eosinophil-associated gastrointestinal disorders, cystic fibrosis, and functional gastrointestinal disorders.
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    513-636-4336

    A photo of Ahna Pai.

    Ahna Pai, PhD Pediatric Psychologist, Research, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology

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