Graduate Students

 

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Eva Igler, MA

6th year (on internship) Clinical Psychology Student

Research Interests:

The impact of a childhood chronic illness diagnosis on socialization and friendships; The pain dismissal phenomenon in adolescents, especially gender differences in the pain dismissal experience.

Current projects:

Provider perceptions of pain dismissal; Gender differences in the perception of pain dismissal; Perception of pain dismissal by type of dismissal experience; Healthy friends’ experience with a friend recently diagnosed with a chronic illness; Development and acceptability of a standardized message to promote social support for children and adolescents recently diagnosed with a chronic illness; Development of a a new measure designed to evaluate communication about medication between patients/parents of patients and medical providers.

Publications:

Myrvik, M. P., Beverung, L. M., Panepinto, J. A., Igler, E.C., Englebert, N., & Bingen, K. M. (2014). Integration of electronic patient-reported outcomes (ePROs) into pediatric clinic settings across hematology/oncology/bone marrow transplant. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 2, 39-49.

Acquazzino, M., Igler, E., Dasgupta, M., Simpson, P., Browning, M., & Brandow, A. M. (2017). Patient-reported neuropathic pain in adolescent and young adult oncology patients. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 64. 1-7

Defenderfer, E. K., Bauer, K., Igler, E., Uihlein, J., & Davies, W. H. (2018). Phenomenology of pain dismissal in adolescence. Clinical Journal of Pain, 64, 162-167.

Igler, E., Defenderfer, E.K., Lang, A.C., Bauer, K., Uihlein, J., & Davies, W.H. (2017). Gender differences in the experience of pain dismissal in an adolescent sample. Journal of Child Health Care, 21, 381-391.

Lang, A.C, Igler, E.C., Defenderfer, E.K., Uihlein, J.A., Brimeyer, C.T., & Davies, W.H. (2018). Evaluating differential effects of specific pain dismissal interactions with physicians. Clinical Journal of Pain, 34, 664-669.

Karst, J., Hoag, J., Chan, S., Anderson, L., Englebert, N., Igler, E., & Bingen, K. (2018). Assessment of end-of-treatment transition needs for pediatric cancer and HSCT patients and their families. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 65, e27109.

Hoag, J.A., Igler, E.C., Karst, J., Bingen, K., & Kupst, M.J. (in press). Decision making, knowledge, and psychosocial outcomes in pediatric siblings identified to donate hematopoietic stem cells. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology.

Igler, E.C., Sejkora, E.K.D., Greenley, R.N., Plevinsky, J.M., Bugno, L.T., Carreon, S., & Davies, W.H. (in press). Development and initial validation of the Communication about Medication by Providers-Parent Scale (CAMP-P). Global Pediatric Health.

Igler, E.C., Sejkora, E.K.D., Austin, J., & Davies, W.H. (in press). Friendship changes following a friend’s school absence after serious illness or injury. Journal of Child Health Care.

Office: Pearse 374
Email: evaigler@uwm.edu

 

Sam Everhart, MS, LPC-IT

5th Year (on internship) Counseling Psychology Student

Research Interests:

Psychological interventions for treatment of medical conditions; pain acceptance; health-related self-efficacy and competence; resilience and growth in those with chronic conditions; experiences of families in multidisciplinary and integrated care settings.

Current Projects:

Qualitative perspectives of adolescents and parents regarding weight measurement in schools. Psychosocial experiences and self-concept in children with cleft lip and/or palate adopted from China.

Publications:

Igler, E., Everhart, S., Austin, J., Lang, A., & Hobart, W. (under review). Perspectives on adolescent weight measurement in a school setting.

Baskin, T., Woronzoff Verriden, A., Everhart, S., Stella, Z., Santa-Cruz M., Showemaker, C., Cochran, K., & Lambrou, N. (under review). Understanding the environment of youth with autism spectrum disorder in public schools based on teacher recall: A qualitative empirical study.

Office: Enderis 781

Email: brown435@uwm.edu


 

Amy Lang, MS

4th Year Clinical Psychology Student

Research Interests:

Psychological impact of pediatric chronic health conditions; transition to adulthood for emerging adults with chronic health conditions; influence of pain dismissal experiences on adolescents and emerging adults with chronic pain; ethnical considerations related to qualitative research methodology; effects of media use during early childhood

Current Projects:

Investigation the unique challenges that emerging adults with chronic health conditions face as they transition into adulthood; studying the impact of comorbid chronic pain and obesity (CPO) in adolescence; using factor analysis to create a viable short-form of a parenting styles questionnaire.

Publications:

Igler, E., Defenderfer, E.K., Lang, A.C., Bauer, K., Uihlein, J., & Davies, W.H. (2017). Gender differences in the experience of pain dismissal in an adolescent sample. Journal of Child Health Care, 21, 381-391

Lang, A.C., Igler, E.C., Defenderfer, E.K., Uihlein, J.A., Brimeyer, C.T., & Davies, W.H. (2018). Evaluating differential effects of specific pain dismissal interactions with physicians. Clinical Journal of Pain. 34, 664-669.

Igler, E.C., Everhart, S.A., Austin, J.E., Lang, A.C., & Davies, W.H. (under review). Perspectives on adolescent weight measurement in a school setting.

Office: Pearse 374
Email: amyclang@uwm.edu


 

Nina Linneman, MA

4th Year Counseling Psychology Student

Research Interests:

Interventions for chronic health conditions in pediatric populations, primary care psychology integration, academic achievement and school functioning, complementary and alternative medicine in pain management

Clinical Interests:

ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Integrated primary care psychology, externalizing behavioral strategies, chronic pain management, mindfulness

Publications:

Linneman, N., Ladwig, R., Anderson, Khan, K., Warmington, C., Brahm, M., Weisman, S., & Hainsworth, K. (2016). Mediation and pediatric chronic pain clinic collaboration to address truancy. National Teacher Education Journal, 9, 5-10.

Dolan, B., Van Hecke, A., Carson, A., Karst, J., Stevens, S.. Schohl, K., Potts, S.. Kahne, S., Linneman, N., Remmel, R., & Hummel, E. (2016). Brief report: Assessment of intervention effects on in vivo peer interactions in adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders, 46, 2251-2259.

Office: Enderis 798

Email: linnema7@uwm.edu


 

Paulina Lim, BA

3rd Year Clinical Psychology Student

Research Interests:

Sleep, feeding, and toileting practices in typically developing children and how they differ from children with developmental delays; impact of pain dismissal in young children

Current Projects:

Comorbidity of sleep, feeding, and toileting problems in early childhood

Publications:

Jenkins, B.N., Kain, A.N., Lim, P., Converse, R., & Fortier, M.A. (in  press). The development, formative evaluation, and efficacy testing on an intervention to reduce child postoperative pain: The Nurse and Parent Training in Postoperative Stress (NP-TIPS)

Office: Pearse 374
Email: plim@uwm.edu


 

Katie Balistreri, BA

2nd Year Clinical Psychology Student

Research Interests:

Psychosocial and emotional adjustment in children with chronic illnesses and their families; individual and dyadic factors that influence adjustment (e.g., parent-child interactions, coping styles)

Current Projects:

Distress in community caregivers of children with feeding problems

Office: Pearse 374
Email: balist78@uwm.edu

 

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