Alexandra M. Psihogios, PhD

Alexandra M. Psihogios, PhD

Alexandra M. Psihogios, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow in the Division of Oncology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Internship

Pre-doctoral Intern in Pediatric Psychology - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology - University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

Graduate Degree

PhD in Clinical Psychology, Child/Family Subspecialty - Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL
MA in Clinical Psychology, Child/Family Subspecialty - Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

Titles and Academic Titles

Post-doctoral Fellow, Division of Oncology

Publications

Papers

2016

Murray, C.B., Kirsch, A., Palermo, T.M., Kolbuck, V., Psihogios, A.M., Holmbeck, G.N. (2016). Developmental course and determinants of sleep disturbances in adolescents with and without spina bifida. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 41(6), 631-642.

2015

Psihogios, A.M., Kolbuck, V., & Holmbeck, G.N. (2015). Disease self-management in pediatric spina bifida: A longitudinal investigation of medical adherence, responsibility-sharing, and independence skills. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 40(8), 790-803.

Murray, C.B., Amaro, C.M., Devine, K.A., Psihogios, A.M., Murphy, L.K. & Holmbeck, G.N. (2015). Observed parenting behaviors in preadolescent family interactions as predictors of adjustment in emerging adults with spina bifida. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 40(1), 18-32.

2013

Psihogios, A.M. & Holmbeck, G.N. (2013). Discrepancies in mother and child perceptions of spina bifida medical responsibilities during the transition to adolescence: Associations with family conflict and medical adherence. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38(8), 859-870.

Holbein, T.E., Murray, C.M., Psihogios, A.M., Wasserman, R., Essner, B., O’Hara, L., & Holmbeck, G.N. (2013). A camp-based psychosocial intervention to promote independence and social function in individuals with spina bifida: Moderators of treatment effectiveness. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38(4), 412-424.

Posters and Presentations

Poster Presentations

2015

Psihogios, A.M., Schwartz, L., Ginsberg, J., Hobbie, W., Barakat, L., & Szalda, D. (2016, May).
Understanding and improving knowledge of cancer survivorship care among local college providers. Poster presented at the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

2015

Psihogios, A.M., Ramasami, J., & Holmbeck, G.N. (2015, April). Disease self-management in pediatric spina bifida: A longitudinal investigation of medical adherence, responsibility-sharing, and independence skills. Poster session presented at the meeting of The Society of Pediatric Psychology, San Diego, CA.

2014

Psihogios, A.M., Philipson, L., Coccaro, E., & Drossos, C. (2014, July). A preliminary analysis of the relationship between emotional processing and diabetes self-management, HbA1C, and quality of life in a population of adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Diabetes Association, San Francisco, CA.

Psihogios, A.M., Ramasami J., & Holmbeck, G.N. (2014, May). A longitudinal investigation of medical adherence, responsibility-sharing, and independence in children and adolescents with spina bifida. Poster presented at the Loyola University Chicago Graduate Student Symposium, Chicago, IL.

Psihogios, A.M., Ramasami, J., & Holmbeck, G.N. (2014, April). Longitudinal rates of medical adherence in a population of youth with spina bifida: Associations with demographic characteristics. Poster presented at the meeting of The Society of Pediatric Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

Psihogios, A.M., Ros, A.M., Jayan, D. & Holmbeck, G.N. (2014, March) Examining the role of maternal, paternal, and child psychological problems on concurrent and longitudinal adherence in a population of youth with spina bifida. Poster presented at the meeting of The Society of Pediatric Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

Oral Presentations

2016

Psihogios, A.M., Gil, E., & Holmbeck, G.N. (2016, April). A concurrent and longitudinal examination of a bio-neuropsychosocial model for predicting medical adherence and autonomy in youth with spina bifida. Paper presented at the meeting of The Society of Pediatric Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Invited Lectures

2015

Psihogios, A.M. (2015, October). A concurrent and longitudinal examination of a bioneuropsychosocial model for predicting medical adherence and responsibility in youth with spina bifida. Talk presented at Behavioral Health Seminar at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

Psihogios, A.M. (2015, April). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for a case of pediatric traumatic grief. Case presented at graduate student case conference at Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2014

Psihogios, A.M. (2014, February). Examining the role of co-occurring anxiety in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Case presented at multidisciplinary psychiatry case conference at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Psihogios, A.M. & Littlejohn, E. (2014, February). A pediatric case of type 1 diabetes nonadherence in the context of ongoing family conflict. Case presented for Endocrinology Grand Rounds at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Awards and Honors

2016, Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Research Scholar
2016, Society of Pediatric Psychology Travel Award
2015, Society of Pediatric Psychology Student Poster Award
2013, Society of Pediatric Psychology Student Poster Award
2013, Society of Pediatric Psychology Student Travel Award
2010-2015, Graduate Research Assistantship, Loyola University Chicago
2010-2015, Merit-based Tuition Scholarship, Loyola University Chicago
2008-2009, President’s List (4.0 GPA), UMBC
2008-2009, Merit-Based Winter Tuition Scholarship, UMBC

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2016-present, Reviewer, Journal of Health Psychology
2016-present, Reviewer, Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology
2016, Ad-hoc Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Oncology

Academic and Institutional Committees

2015-present, Behavioral Health Seminar Planning Committee, CHOP
2015-2016, Student Representative for Hematology/Oncology BMT Special Interest Group, Society of Pediatric Psychology
2015-2016, REACH For College Facilitator, Transition Program for Adolescents, CHOP
2014, Graduate Reviewer for Research Competition, Loyola University Chicago

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Society of Pediatric Psychology, Student Member
Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Student Member
Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Student Member