Michael C. Roberts, PhD, ABPP, is Professor and former Director of the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas. He has published close to 200 journal articles and book chapters related to understanding and influencing children’s physical and mental health. Dr. Roberts has authored or coedited 18 books, including Handbook of Pediatric Psychology, Fourth Edition, and is currently the Editor of Training and Education in Professional Psychology. He is a recipient of the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training from the American Psychological Association and the Martin P. Levin Mentorship Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology.
Brandon S. Aylward, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine and a researcher in the Sibley Heart Center and Division of Pediatric Neurology at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. He received his doctorate in Clinical Child Psychology from the University of Kansas. Dr. Aylward has published journal articles and book chapters in the areas of pediatric psychology, analytic methods, and health technology, and serves on the editorial boards of several journals. He is currently engaged in multidisciplinary clinics focusing on pediatric cardiology, neurodevelopmental outcomes, and self-management/adherence. He is a recipient of the C. Eugene Walker Education Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology.
Yelena P. Wu, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Investigator at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah. She received her doctorate in Clinical Child Psychology from the University of Kansas. Her research interests include identifying risk and protective factors influencing pediatric medical regimen adherence and health outcomes, and dissemination of empirically based assessments and interventions for adherence. Dr. Wu has published numerous articles and book chapters on psychosocial and health outcomes among individuals with chronic conditions across the lifespan. She is a recipient of the C. Eugene Walker Education Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology.