A photo of Lori Crosby.

Co-Director, Innovations in Community Research, Division of Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology

Co-Director, CCTST, Community Engagement Core
Psychologist, Research, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychologist

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Adolescents and young adults; sickle cell disease; transition to adult care; chronic pain; migraines; diversity and inclusion

Research Interests

Community-engaged research; self-management; quality improvement; sickle cell disease; health disparities; patient centered outcomes; shared decision making; health services research

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Behavioral Medicine, Clinical Psychology, Adherence and Self-Management

My Locations

My Education

PsyD: Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, 1995.

Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Fellowship: Clinical Psychology, INTERACT Behavioral Healthcare Services Inc, Columbus, OH, 1995-1996.

My Publications

Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Nighttime Noise in a Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Unit. Badia, P; Hickey, V; Flesch, L; Byerly, M; Sensibaugh, C; Potts, K; Michel, C; Drozd, A; Curd, F; Crosby, L; et al. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2019; 25:1844-1850.

AAAPT Diagnostic Criteria for Acute Sickle Cell Disease Pain. Field, JJ; Ballas, SK; Campbell, CM; Crosby, LE; Dampier, C; Darbari, DS; McClish, DK; Smith, WR; Zempsky, WT. Journal of Pain. 2019; 20:746-759.

A Preliminary Investigation of the Psychometric Properties of PROMIS (R) Scales in Emerging Adults With Sickle Cell Disease. Hildenbrand, AK; Quinn, CT; Mara, CA; Peugh, JL; McTate, EA; Britto, MT; Crosby, LE. Health Psychology. 2019; 38:386-390.

Self-management and adherence in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus: what are we missing?. Harry, O; Crosby, LE; Smith, AW; Favier, L; Aljaberi, N; Ting, TV; Huggins, JL; Modi, AC. Lupus. 2019; 28:642-650.

Development of a Hydroxyurea Decision Aid for Parents of Children With Sickle Cell Anemia. Crosby, LE; Walton, A; Shook, LM; Ware, RE; Treadwell, M; Saving, KL; Britto, M; Peugh, J; McTate, E; Oyeku, S; et al. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 2019; 41:56-63.

Adapting medical guidelines to be patient-centered using a patient-driven process for individuals with sickle cell disease and their caregivers. Cronin, RM; Mayo-Gamble, TL; Stimpson, SJ; Badawy, SM; Crosby, LE; Byrd, J; Volanakis, EJ; Kassim, AA; Raphael, JL; Murry, VM; et al. BMC Hematology. 2018; 18.

Patient-Centered eHealth Interventions for Children, Adolescents, and Adults With Sickle Cell Disease: Systematic Review. Badawy, SM; Cronin, RM; Hankins, J; Crosby, L; DeBaun, M; Thompson, AA; Shah, N. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2018; 20:e10940-e10940.

Optimizing Digital Integrated Care via Micro-Randomized Trials. Walton, A; Nahum-Shani, I; Crosby, L; Klasnja, P; Murphy, S. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2018; 104:53-58.

Sleep disruption in caregivers of pediatric stem cell recipients. Coleman, K; Flesch, L; Petiniot, L; Pate, A; Lin, L; Crosby, L; Beebe, DW; Nelson, A; Alonso, PB; Davies, SM; et al. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2018; 65:e26965-e26965.

Patient Perspectives on Gene Transfer Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease. Strong, H; Mitchell, MJ; Goldstein-Leever, A; Shook, L; Malik, P; Crosby, LE. Advances in Therapy. 2017; 34:2007-2021.