James L. Peugh, PhD

  • Quantitative Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



James Peugh, PhD, focuses his research on missing data handling and multilevel modeling techniques. He has published five manuscripts in those areas. As a post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Peugh received advanced training in dyadic data analysis, which resulted in three additional publications. As an assistant professor at the University of Virginia, his research focused on Monte Carlo testing of longitudinal and cross-sectional finite mixture modeling techniques.

Dr. Peugh's co-authored several publications with numerous colleagues that used a wide variety of categorical and continuous latent variable modeling techniques involving cross-sectional or longitudinally-sampled data. He also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of School Psychology and have reviewed over fifty manuscripts submitted for publication in several journals.


New insight into the neural mechanisms of migraine in adolescents: Relationships with sleep. Nahman-Averbuch, H; Schneider, VJ; Lee, GR; Peugh, JL; Hershey, AD; Powers, SW; de Zambotti, M; Coghill, RC; King, CD. Headache. 2022; 62:668-680.

Multimodal Assessment of Medication Adherence Among Youth With Migraine: An Ancillary Study of the CHAMP Trial. Reidy, BL; Powers, SW; Coffey, CS; Chamberlin, LA; Ecklund, DJ; Klingner, EA; Yankey, JW; Korbee, LL; Porter, LL; Peugh, J; et al. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2022; 47:376-387.

Promoting parenting in home visiting: A CACE analysis of Family Foundations. Ammerman, RT; Peugh, JL; Teeters, AR; Sakuma, KL K; Jones, DE; Hostetler, ML; Ginkel, JB V; Feinberg, ME. Journal of Family Psychology. 2022; 36:225-235.

The Effects of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms on the Association between Head Impacts and Post-Season Neurocognitive and Behavioral Outcomes. Lynch, JD; Narad, ME; Diekfuss, JA; Avedesian, J; Zuleger, TM; Peugh, J; Myer, GD; Epstein, JN. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 2022; 1-11.

Trajectory of treatment response in the child and adolescent migraine prevention (CHAMP) study: A randomized clinical trial. Reidy, BL; Peugh, J; Hershey, AD; Coffey, CS; Chamberlin, LA; Ecklund, DJ; Klingner, EA; Yankey, JW; Korbee, LL; Porter, LL; et al. Cephalalgia. 2022; 42:44-52.

Effect of Subconcussive Head Impact Exposure and Jugular Vein Compression on Behavioral and Cognitive Outcomes after a Single Season of High-School Football: A Prospective Longitudinal Trial. Narad, ME; Epstein, JN; Peugh, J; Barber Foss, KD; Diekfuss, JA; Bonnette, S; Orban, S; Yuan, W; Dudley, JA; Dicesare, CA; et al. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2022; 39:49-57.

Relationship Between Caregiver Uncertainty, Problem-Solving, and Psychological Adjustment in Pediatric Cancer. Basile, NL; Chardon, ML; Peugh, J; Edwards, CS; Szulczewski, L; Morrison, CF; Nagarajan, R; El-Sheikh, A; Chaney, JM; Pai, AL H; et al. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2021; 46:1258-1266.

Mobile health use predicts self-efficacy and self-management in adolescents with sickle cell disease. Hood, AM; Nwankwo, C; Walton, A; Mctate, E; Joffe, N; Quinn, CT; Britto, MT; Peugh, J; Mara, CA; Crosby, LE. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2021; 11:1823-1831.

Pain sensitivity does not differ between obese and healthy weight individuals. Emerson, NM; Nahman-Averbuch, H; Peugh, JL; Coghill, RC. PAIN Reports. 2021; 6.

Analyzing discontinuities in longitudinal count data: A multilevel generalized linear mixed model. Peugh, JL; Beal, SJ; McGrady, ME; Toland, MD; Mara, C. Psychological Methods. 2021; 26:375-397.