Sarah Mayer-Brown, PhD

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Sarah Mayer-Brown, PhD, is a psychologist with the Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). 

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Internship

Pediatric Psychology Predoctoral Internship – Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

Fellowship

Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship – Nationwide Children’s Hospital; Columbus, OH

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology – George Washington University, Washington, DC

Graduate Degree

PhD in Clinical & Health Psychology – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
MS in Clinical & Health Psychology – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Titles and Academic Titles

Psychologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Mayer-Brown, S., Basch, M. C., Robinson, M. E., & Janicke, D. M. (2018). Impact of Child and Maternal Weight on Healthcare Trainee Clinical Assessment Decision Making: A Virtual Human Study. Childhood Obesity.

2016

Mayer-Brown, S., Lawless, C., Fedele, D., Dumont-Driscoll, M., & Janicke, D. M. (2016). The effects of media, self-esteem, and BMI on youth's unhealthy weight control behaviors. Eating Behaviors, 21, 59-65.

2014

Lim, C. S., Mayer-Brown, S. J., Clifford, L. M., & Janicke, D. M. (2014). Pain is associated with physical activity and health-related quality of life in overweight and obese children. Children's Health Care, 43(3), 186-202.

Posters and Presentations

2017

Mayer-Brown, S., Huston, P., & Alioto, A. (March, 2017). Psychological profiles among adolescents treated in an inpatient rumination syndrome program. Poster presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology in Portland, OR.

2016

Mayer-Brown, S.,  & Janicke, D.M. (April, 2016). Influence of patient and parent characteristics on assessment of pediatric chronic pain patients using virtual human technology​. Poster presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology in Atlanta, GA.

Awards and Honors

2012-2014, Center for Pediatric and Family Studies Mini Grant
2009, Summa Cum Laude, George Washington University

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Ad Hoc Peer Reviewer

Childhood Obesity
Journal of Adolescent Health
Journal of Pediatric Psychology
Pediatrics

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, Society of Pediatric Psychology – Pediatric Gastroenterology Special Interest Group
2011-present, American Psychological Association
2011-present, Society of Pediatric Psychology