Celebrating Diversity Within the Sickle Cell Community: Commitment, Innovation, Practice
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Lori Crosby, PsyD

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Professor of Pediatrics
Lori E. Crosby, PsyD, is a Professor in the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Crosby is also Co-Director of the Cincinnati Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CTSA), Community Engagement Core, INNOVATIONS in Community Research and Program Evaluation, and directs a research program in pediatric sickle cell disease. In 2012, Dr. Crosby was elected as Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 54 in light of her significant contributions to the field of pediatric psychology. Dr. Crosby has expertise in self-management, treatment adherence, healthcare transition, recruitment and retention of minorities in research and integrating design thinking into research. Her work in community engagement for individuals affected by sickle cell disease was featured in a Special Issue on Pediatric Health in the Community for the Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community. She has given over 100 presentations at regional or national meetings and authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, or community-focused reports. Dr. Crosby has been a Co-Investigator or Consultant on more than 18 federally-funded grants. In 2011, she received a K07 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to develop patient-provider tools to enhance the transition to adult care for young adults with SCD. She recently completed a project funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to pilot a self-management intervention for adolescents with sickle cell disease. In December 2017, she received a program award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to disseminate a hydroxyurea shared decision-making intervention.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, October 11

1:15pm EDT

Using Implementation Science to Develop and Evaluate Psychosocial Interventions in SCD Baltimore/ Annapolis

4:00pm EDT