Welcome to Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology

Our goal is to foster the development of competent psychologists who can engage in high-quality research and practice. Our area offers extensive opportunities for inter-professional research collaboration and clinical training across a wide range of disciplines and medical sub-specialties.

Department News & Upcoming Events

UF-led study identifies top research priorities for dementia with Lewy bodies

Dr. Jessica Payne-Murphy awarded ABPP Board Certification from the American Board of Clinical Psychology

Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Payne-Murphy who has achieved the award of ABPP specialty board certification in Clinical Health Psychology. This board certification attests to her excellence in meeting the advanced…

A team of UF Health ‘champions’ ease fears for elderly COVID-19 patients at risk of delirium

Congratulations Erin!

Erin Ferguson has been awarded the Donald D. Price Memorial Publication Award by the UF Center for Pain Research and Behavioral Health for her excellent work! The goal of this…

Meet Our Graduate Students!

Graduate Student

Meet the Current Graduate Students

Group Photo at SPPAC 19

Graduate Students on Internship

Mallory Netz, M.S.

Mallory is a graduate student mentored by Dr. Fedele in the Pediatric Behavioral Health Lab. She is currently on her internship at Children’s Mercy Kansas City in the Pediatric Psychology Track.

Mallory Netz Picture

Meet our Alumni!


Stacey Simon, Ph.D.

Dr. Simon is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine at University of Colorado and a psychologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Stacey received her Ph.D. from UF in 2011.

Stacy Simon Alumni

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