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Pediatric Psychologist, Clinical, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology
Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Shalonda K. Slater, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center within the UC Department of Pediatrics.
She provides clinical care for children with chronic pain including children with headache, sickle cell disease and children awaiting transplantation. She is also a consultant for a NIH-funded pediatric chronic headache clinical trial which involves implementing a cognitive-behavioral-based intervention which focuses on coping and adherence.
She is a member of the Pain Quality Improvement team, part of a hospital-wide initiative aimed at integrating quality improvement science.
Behavioral pain management; coping with chronic illness; psychosocial adjustment to transplant
Family adjustment to chronic illness; child adjustment to chronic pain
Behavioral Medicine, Liver Transplant, Headache Medicine, Clinical Psychology
PhD: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2007.
Internship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.
Certification: Licensed Psychologist.
Migraine in children: presentation, disability and response to treatment.
Slater, SK; Powers, SW; O'Brien, HL.
Current Opinion in Pediatrics.
CBT for Pediatric Migraine: A Qualitative Study of Patient and Parent Experience.
Van Diest, AM K; Ernst, MM; Vaughn, L; Slater, S; Powers, SW.
Similarities and Differences Between Migraine in Children and Adults: Presentation, Disability, and Response to Treatment.
Van Diest, AM K; Ernst, MM; Slater, S; Powers, SW.
Current Pain and Headache Reports.
Treatment Adherence in Child and Adolescent Chronic Migraine Patients Results From the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Amitriptyline Trial.
Van Diest, AM K; Ramsey, RR; Kashikar-Zuck, S; Slater, S; Hommel, K; Kroner, JW; LeCates, S; Kabbouche, MA; O'Brien, HL; Kacperski, J; et al.
Clinical Journal of Pain.
Trajectory of Improvement in Children and Adolescents With Chronic Migraine: Results From the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Amitriptyline Trial.
Kroner, JW; Peugh, J; Kashikar-Zuck, SM; LeCates, SL; Allen, JR; Slater, SK; Zafar, M; Kabbouche, MA; O'Brien, HL; Shenk, CE; et al.
Journal of Pain.
Adherence to Biobehavioral Recommendations in Pediatric Migraine as Measured by Electronic Monitoring: The Adherence in Migraine (AIM) Study.
Van Diest, AM K; Ramsey, R; Aylward, B; Kroner, JW; Sullivan, SM; Nause, K; Allen, JR; Chamberlin, LA; Slater, S; Hommel, K; et al.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy plus Amitriptyline for Children and Adolescents with Chronic Migraine Reduces Headache Days to 4 Per Month.
Kroner, JW; Hershey, AD; Kashikar-Zuck, SM; LeCates, SL; Allen, JR; Slater, SK; Zafar, M; Kabbouche, MA; O'Brien, HL; Shenk, CE; et al.
Comorbid Psychological Conditions in Pediatric Headache.
O'Brien, HL; Slater, SK.
Seminars in Pediatric Neurology.
Treating migraine in teenagers.
Hagler, SE; Slater, S; O'Brien, HL.
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