Jill M. Plevinsky, PhD

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Jill M. Plevinsky, PhD, is a psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Medical School

PhD - Clinical Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL


Clinical Psychology Training Programs at Brown: A Consortium of the Providence VA Medical Center, Lifespan, and Care New England, Providence, RI


Center for Adherence and Self-Management, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Graduate Degree

MA - Child Development, Tufts University, Medford, MA

Titles and Academic Titles


Departments and Services

Research Interests

  • Adherence and self-management
  • Digital therapeutics and mHealth
  • Transition to adult care




Plevinsky, J.M., Young, M.A., Carmody, J.K., Durkin, L.K., Gamwell, K.L., Klages, K.L., Ghosh, S., & Hommel, K.A. (2020). The impact of COVID-19 on pediatric adherence and self-management. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsaa079

Stiles-Shields, C., Plevinsky, J.M., Psihogios, A.M., & Holmbeck, G.N. (2020). Considerations and future directions for conducting clinical research with pediatric populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsaa055

Plevinsky, J.M., Gutierrez-Colina, A.M., Carmody, J.K., Hommel, K.A., Crosby, L.E., McGrady, M.E., Pai, A.L.H., Ramsey, R.R., & Modi, A.C. (2020). Patient-reported outcomes for pediatric adherence and self-management: A systematic review. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 45(3), 340-357. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsz096


Igler, E.C., Defenderfer, E.K., Greenley, R.N., Plevinsky, J.M., Bugno, L.T., & Davies, W.H. (2019). Development and initial validation of the Communication About Medication by Providers-Parent Scale (CAMP-P). Global Pediatric Health. doi: 10.1177/23333794X19857980


Plevinsky, J.M., Greenley, R.N., Bugno, L., Carreon, S., Igler, E.C., & Davies, W.H. (2018). Development and preliminary validation of a patient-reported measure of patient-provider communication about medication prescriptions for young adults. Children’s Health Care. doi: 10.1080/02739615.2018.1531757


Nguyen, E., Bugno, L., Kandah, C., Plevinsky, J.M., Poulopoulos, N., Wojtowicz, A.A., Schneider, K., & Greenley, R.N. (2016). Is there a good app for that? Evaluating mHealth apps for strategies that promote pediatric adherence. Telemedicine and e-Health, 22(11), 929-937. doi:10.1089/tmj.2015.0211

Awards and Honors

2020, Top 5 Significant Publications for FY20 Research Annual Report, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

2018, Clinical Psychology Internship Training Program Predoctoral Seed Money Research Grant, Brown Medical School

2018, College of Health Professions Dean’s Award for Research, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

2017, Christine Louro Award for Excellence in the Science and Practice of Clinical Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

2015, Psychology Department Award of Excellence in Research by a Doctoral Student, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

2014, Routh Student Research Grant, Society of Pediatric Psychology

Leadership and Memberships

  • Society of Pediatric Psychology
  • American Psychological Association