David A Fedele

David A Fedele, Ph.D., ABPP

Associate Professor & Child/Pediatric Area Head

Department: Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Business Phone: (352) 294-5765
Business Email: dfedele@ufl.edu

About David A Fedele

David Fedele, Ph.D., ABPP, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida. Dr. Fedele earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Oklahoma State University in 2012 and completed his clinical internship and a T32 postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.

Accomplishments

Term Professorship
2019-2021 · University of Florida
Audrey Schumacher Award for Excellence in Teaching
2017 · Department of Clinical & Health Psychology
Donald K. Routh Early Career Award
2017 · Society of Pediatric Psychology
Faculty Enhancement Opportunity Award
2017 · University of Florida
Provost Excellence Award
2017 · University of Florida
Research Mentorship Award
2016 · Department of Clinical & Health Psychology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychology
Areas of Interest
  • Asthma
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Food allergy

Research Profile

Dr. Fedele’s research broadly focuses on family adjustment to pediatric chronic illness. He is particularly interested in the psychosocial aspects of pediatric chronic illnesses including how health behaviors, adherence to treatment regimens, and the child-caregiver relationship impact adjustment and morbidity. Dr. Fedele’s current research predominantly focuses on youth diagnosed with asthma and their families.

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-0896-910X

Publications

2021
Adaptive mHealth Intervention for Adolescent Physical Activity Promotion.
Journal of pediatric psychology. [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jsaa125. [PMID] 33484137.
2021
Harm Perceptions of Tobacco/Nicotine Products and Child Exposure: Differences between Non-Users, Cigarette-Exclusive, and Electronic Cigarette-Exclusive Users.
Tobacco use insights. 14 [DOI] 10.1177/1179173X21998362. [PMID] 33854392.
2021
Health-related decision-making in early adolescents with poorly controlled asthma.
Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. 9(1):24-34 [DOI] 10.1037/cpp0000333.
2021
Sleep and asthma management in youth with poorly-controlled asthma and their caregivers: a qualitative approach.
The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 1-8 [DOI] 10.1080/02770903.2021.1914650. [PMID] 33827372.
2020
Adaptive Mobile Health Intervention for Adolescents with Asthma: Iterative User-Centered Development.
JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 8(5) [DOI] 10.2196/18400. [PMID] 32374273.
2020
Asthma Management Responsibility, Control, and Quality of Life Among Emerging Adolescents.
Journal of pediatric psychology. 45(1):40-49 [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jsz069. [PMID] 31579923.
2020
Communication strategies for designing Facebook advertising campaigns to recruit rural participants to develop healthcare delivery interventions.
Journal of clinical and translational science. 4(5):398-407 [DOI] 10.1017/cts.2020.5. [PMID] 33244428.
2020
Randomized Pilot Study: A Mobile Technology-based Self-management Intervention for Sickle Cell Pain.
Western journal of nursing research. 42(8):629-639 [DOI] 10.1177/0193945919878821. [PMID] 31583977.
2020
Situating household management of children’s asthma in the context of social, economic, and environmental injustice.
The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 1-9 [DOI] 10.1080/02770903.2020.1837159.
2020
Sleep hygiene in adolescents with asthma.
The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 57(1):62-70 [DOI] 10.1080/02770903.2018.1553049. [PMID] 30543140.
2020
Subjective social status in adolescents with asthma: Psychosocial and physical health outcomes.
Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 39(3):172-178 [DOI] 10.1037/hea0000822. [PMID] 31789561.
2019
A Systematic Evaluation of Asthma Management Apps Examining Behavior Change Techniques.
The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice. 7(8):2583-2591 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jaip.2019.03.041. [PMID] 30954644.
2019
Introduction to the Coordinated Special Issue on eHealth/mHealth in Pediatric Psychology.
Journal of pediatric psychology. 44(3):259-262 [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jsz010. [PMID] 30806658.
2019
Protocol for the Development of a Behavioral Family Lifestyle Intervention Supported by Mobile Health to Improve Weight Self-Management in Children With Asthma and Obesity.
JMIR Research Protocols. 8(6) [DOI] 10.2196/13549. [PMID] 31237240.
2019
Responsive Asthma Care for Teens (ReACT): development protocol for an adaptive mobile health intervention for adolescents with asthma.
BMJ open. 9(8) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030029. [PMID] 31434777.
2019
Topical Review: Design Considerations When Creating Pediatric Mobile Health Interventions: Applying the IDEAS Framework
Journal of pediatric psychology. 44(3):343-348 [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jsy084. [PMID] 30346561.
2018
A Behavioral Family Intervention for Children with Overweight and Asthma.
Clinical practice in pediatric psychology. 6(3):259-269 [DOI] 10.1037/cpp0000237. [PMID] 30416909.
2018
Applying Interactive Mobile health to Asthma Care in Teens (AIM2ACT): Development and design of a randomized controlled trial.
Contemporary clinical trials. 64:230-237 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cct.2017.09.007. [PMID] 28986245.
2018
Medication adherence in pediatric asthma: A systematic review of the literature.
Pediatric pulmonology. 53(5):668-684 [DOI] 10.1002/ppul.23966. [PMID] 29461017.
2018
New-Onset Diabetes Educator to Educate Children and Their Caregivers About Diabetes at the Time of Diagnosis: Usability Study
JMIR Diabetes. 3(2) [DOI] 10.2196/diabetes.9202. [PMID] 30291069.
2018
Parents’ Perspectives on the Theoretical Domains Framework Elements Needed in a Pediatric Health Behavior App: A Crowdsourced Social Validity Study.
JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 6(12) [DOI] 10.2196/mhealth.9808. [PMID] 30578173.
2018
Patterns of electronic cigarette use in youth with asthma: Results from a nationally representative sample.
Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology. 120(2):220-222 [DOI] 10.1016/j.anai.2017.11.020. [PMID] 29413348.
2018
The Role of Child and Adolescent Adjustment Problems and Sleep Disturbance in Parent Psychological Distress.
Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53. 47(3):374-381 [DOI] 10.1080/15374416.2016.1204923. [PMID] 27646109.
2017
Influence of asthma status on sleep variability in overweight/obese youth.
The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 54(4):383-391 [DOI] 10.1080/02770903.2016.1218010. [PMID] 27485318.
2017
Mobile Apps for the Management of Diabetes.
Diabetes care. 40(10):e145-e146 [DOI] 10.2337/dc17-0853. [PMID] 28774944.
2017
Mobile Health Interventions for Improving Health Outcomes in Youth: A Meta-analysis.
JAMA pediatrics. 171(5):461-469 [DOI] 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.0042. [PMID] 28319239.
2016
Child Attitude Toward Illness Scale (CATIS): A systematic review of the literature.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 59:64-72 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.03.026. [PMID] 27096812.
2016
Comparison of asthma prevalence and morbidity among rural and nonrural youth.
Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology. 117(2):193-194.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.anai.2016.05.019. [PMID] 27287876.
2016
Comparison of secondhand smoke exposure in minority and nonminority children with asthma.
Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 35(2):115-22 [DOI] 10.1037/hea0000220. [PMID] 26237117.
2016
Patterns of adaptation to children’s food allergies.
Allergy. 71(4):505-13 [DOI] 10.1111/all.12825. [PMID] 26687298.
2016
Prevalence of and beliefs about electronic cigarettes and hookah among high school students with asthma.
Annals of epidemiology. 26(12):865-869 [DOI] 10.1016/j.annepidem.2016.10.004. [PMID] 27839657.
2016
The effects of media, self-esteem, and BMI on youth’s unhealthy weight control behaviors.
Eating behaviors. 21:59-65 [DOI] 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2015.11.010. [PMID] 26744786.
2015
Caregiver quality of life in pediatric asthma: associations with beliefs and concerns about medications and emergency department use.
Clinical pediatrics. 54(3):249-56 [DOI] 10.1177/0009922814551134. [PMID] 25238776.
2015
Children’s Food Allergies: Development of the Food Allergy Management and Adaptation Scale.
Journal of pediatric psychology. 40(6):572-80 [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jsv009. [PMID] 25797945.
2015
Examination of parent-child adjustment in juvenile rheumatic diseases using depression-specific indices of parent and youth functioning.
Journal of child health care : for professionals working with children in the hospital and community. 19(1):63-72 [DOI] 10.1177/1367493513496910. [PMID] 23939726.
2014
An examination of comorbid asthma and obesity: assessing differences in physical activity, sleep duration, health-related quality of life and parental distress.
The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 51(3):275-81 [DOI] 10.3109/02770903.2013.873807. [PMID] 24320738.
2014
Caregivers of children with a disorder of sex development: associations between parenting capacities and psychological distress.
Journal of pediatric urology. 10(3):538-43 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpurol.2013.11.016. [PMID] 24613141.
2014
Differences in anxiety and depression between male and female caregivers of children with a disorder of sex development.
Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM. 27(7-8):617-21 [DOI] 10.1515/jpem-2014-0102. [PMID] 24859514.
2014
Factor analysis of the pediatric symptom checklist in a population of children with voiding dysfunction and/or nocturnal enuresis.
Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings. 21(1):72-80 [DOI] 10.1007/s10880-013-9375-y. [PMID] 24158241.
2014
Factor structure of the parent perception of uncertainty scale in parents of children with cancer.
Psycho-oncology. 23(12):1435-8 [DOI] 10.1002/pon.3574. [PMID] 24816821.
2014
Perceived barriers to care in a pediatric medical home: the moderating role of caregiver minority status.
Clinical pediatrics. 53(4):351-5 [DOI] 10.1177/0009922813507994. [PMID] 24198316.
2014
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Classification in Parents of Children With Cancer
Psycho-Oncology. 23(1, SI)
2014
Posttraumatic Growth and Hope in Parents of Children With Cancer
Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 47(1)
2014
Posttraumatic growth and hope in parents of children with cancer.
Journal of psychosocial oncology. 32(6):696-707 [DOI] 10.1080/07347332.2014.955241. [PMID] 25158296.
2014
The role of alternate caregivers in the management of pediatric asthma.
Journal of pediatric psychology. 39(6):643-52 [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jsu025. [PMID] 24839291.
2013
Impact of a parent-based interdisciplinary intervention for mothers on adjustment in children newly diagnosed with cancer.
Journal of pediatric psychology. 38(5):531-40 [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jst010. [PMID] 23471362.
2013
Preliminary Psychometrics of the Neurological Disorders Depression Inventory for Epilepsy-Youth.
Journal of child neurology. 28(11):1392-1399 [PMID] 23576412.
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2013
Stimulant medication use in college students: comparison of appropriate users, misusers, and nonusers.
Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors. 27(3):832-40 [DOI] 10.1037/a0033822. [PMID] 24059834.
2013
Testing of a web-based program to facilitate parental smoking cessation readiness in primary care.
Journal of primary care & community health. 4(1):2-7 [DOI] 10.1177/2150131912442898. [PMID] 23799683.
2012
Degree of external genital malformation at birth in children with a disorder of sex development and subsequent caregiver distress.
The Journal of urology. 188(4 Suppl):1596-600 [DOI] 10.1016/j.juro.2012.02.040. [PMID] 22910249.
2012
Exploration of age and sex differences in depressive symptoms and illness attitudes for youth with epilepsy and juvenile rheumatic disease.
Journal of child neurology. 27(8):1004-10 [DOI] 10.1177/0883073811431109. [PMID] 22290860.
2012
Psychological effects of dance-based group exergaming in obese adolescents.
Pediatric obesity. 7(5):e68-74 [DOI] 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2012.00065.x. [PMID] 22767495.
2012
The relationship of maternal and child illness uncertainty to child depressive symptomotology: a mediational model.
Journal of pediatric psychology. 37(1):97-105 [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jsr055. [PMID] 21856763.
2012
Utility of the Illness Intrusiveness Scale in parents of children diagnosed with juvenile rheumatic diseases.
Rehabilitation psychology. 57(1):73-80 [DOI] 10.1037/a0027003. [PMID] 22369119.
2011
Differences in adjustment by child developmental stage among caregivers of children with disorders of sex development.
International journal of pediatric endocrinology. 2011(1) [DOI] 10.1186/1687-9856-2011-16. [PMID] 22074416.
2011
Longitudinal assessment of maternal parenting capacity variables and child adjustment outcomes in pediatric cancer.
Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology. 33(3):199-202 [DOI] 10.1097/MPH.0b013e3182025221. [PMID] 21336169.
2011
Parenting characteristics of female caregivers of children affected by chronic endocrine conditions: a comparison between disorders of sex development and type 1 diabetes mellitus.
Journal of pediatric nursing. 26(6):e29-36 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pedn.2010.10.005. [PMID] 21911316.
2011
The association of illness uncertainty to parent and youth adjustment in juvenile rheumatic diseases: effect of youth age.
Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP. 32(5):361-7 [DOI] 10.1097/DBP.0b013e318210ff2c. [PMID] 21317801.
2011
The relationship between single-parent status and parenting capacities in mothers of youth with chronic health conditions: the mediating role of income.
Journal of pediatric psychology. 36(3):249-57 [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jsq080. [PMID] 20817713.
2010
A longitudinal examination of the parent-child distress relationship in children with juvenile rheumatic disease.
Rehabilitation psychology. 55(3):286-91 [DOI] 10.1037/a0020182. [PMID] 20804272.
2010
An examination of the factor structure of parenting capacity measures in chronic illness populations.
Journal of pediatric psychology. 35(10):1083-92 [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jsq045. [PMID] 20484329.
2010
Dating relationships in college students with childhood-onset asthma.
The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 47(1):14-20 [DOI] 10.3109/02770900903427003. [PMID] 20100015.
2010
Parental overprotection, perceived child vulnerability, and parenting stress: a cross-illness comparison.
Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings. 17(4):357-65 [DOI] 10.1007/s10880-010-9213-4. [PMID] 21086027.
2010
Primary caregivers of children affected by disorders of sex development: mental health and caregiver characteristics in the context of genital ambiguity and genitoplasty.
International journal of pediatric endocrinology. 2010 [DOI] 10.1155/2010/690674. [PMID] 20628508.
2009
Health-related quality of life in college students with and without childhood-onset asthma.
The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 46(8):835-40 [PMID] 19863289.
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2009
Use of the Behavioral Assessment System for Children 2nd Edition: Parent Report Scale in pediatric cancer populations.
Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings. 16(4):322-30 [DOI] 10.1007/s10880-009-9174-7. [PMID] 19756977.
2001
Cigarette smoking is a risk factor for nephropathy and its progression in type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Diabetes, nutrition & metabolism. 14(6):337-42 [PMID] 11853366.
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2001
Cigarette smoking: a risk factor for erectile dysfunction in diabetics.
European urology. 40(4):392-6; discussion 397 [PMID] 11713392.
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1998
Erectile dysfunction in diabetic subjects in Italy. Gruppo Italiano Studio Deficit Erettile nei Diabetici.
Diabetes care. 21(11):1973-7 [PMID] 9802753.
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1998
Rigiscan evaluation of specific nervous impairment in patients with diabetes and erectile disorders.
Diabetes care. 21(7):1159-61 [PMID] 9653612.
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1997
A multicenter study on the prevalence of diabetic neuropathy in Italy. Italian Diabetic Neuropathy Committee.
Diabetes care. 20(5):836-43 [PMID] 9135952.
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1996
Reproducibility of Michigan Neuropathy Screening Instrument (MNSI). A comparison with tests using the vibratory and thermal perception thresholds.
Diabetes care. 19(8):904-5 [PMID] 8842620.
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1995
Early involvement of central nervous system in type I diabetic patients.
Diabetes care. 18(4):559-62 [PMID] 7497871.
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1993
Lipoprotein abnormalities in well-treated type II diabetic patients.
Diabetes care. 16(2):469-75 [PMID] 8432219.
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1992
Use of premixed insulin among the elderly. Reduction of errors in patient preparation of mixtures.
Diabetes care. 15(11):1628-30 [PMID] 1468295.
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1990
Cough test to assess cardiovascular autonomic reflexes in diabetes.
Diabetes care. 13(7):719-24 [PMID] 2387193.
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1990
Diabetes and coronary risk factors, relative risk for single factors and aggregation of more factors in a general population sample from northern Italy.
Acta diabetologica latina. 27(1):31-9 [PMID] 2336922.
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1988
[Epidemiology of diabetic disease].
Minerva endocrinologica. 13(4):231-8 [PMID] 3231192.
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1986
Glucose-induced alterations in nerve metabolism: a reply.
Diabetes care. 9(3) [PMID] 3731998.
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Adaptive Mobile Health Intervention for Adolescents with Asthma: Iterative User-Centered Development (Preprint)
. [DOI] 10.2196/preprints.18400.
New-Onset Diabetes Educator to Educate Children and Their Caregivers About Diabetes at the Time of Diagnosis: Usability Study (Preprint)
. [DOI] 10.2196/preprints.9202.
Parents’ Perspectives on the Theoretical Domains Framework Elements Needed in a Pediatric Health Behavior App: A Crowdsourced Social Validity Study (Preprint)
. [DOI] 10.2196/preprints.9808.
Protocol for the Development of a Behavioral Family Lifestyle Intervention Supported by Mobile Health to Improve Weight Self-Management in Children With Asthma and Obesity (Preprint)
. [DOI] 10.2196/preprints.13549.

Grants

Jan 2021 ACTIVE
Marion and Donald Routh Student Research Grant in Pediatric Psychology
Role: Other
Funding: AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSO
Sep 2020 ACTIVE
A Stress and Pain Self-management m-Health App for Adult Outpatients with Sickle Cell Disease
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINR
Jul 2020 ACTIVE
Pediatric Pulmonary Center
Role: Faculty
Funding: US HLTH RESOURCES AND SERV ADMN
Jul 2020 ACTIVE
109 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Care Center and Patient Registry
Role: Faculty
Funding: CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOU
Jun 2020 ACTIVE
AIM2ACT: A Mobile Health Tool to Facilitate Asthma Self-Management during Early Adolescence
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI
Oct 2018 ACTIVE
Child Asthma Exacerbation: Role of Caregiver Risk Beliefs
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: WASHINGTON UNIV via NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
ReACT an Adaptive Mobile Health Intervention for Adolescent Asthma
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF KANSAS via NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI
Jul 2018 – Dec 2019
Quasi – Development of a Nurse-Delivered Mobile Health Intervention for Children with Asthma and Obesity
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL
Apr 2018 – Jul 2019
Together: Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS
Apr 2017 – Mar 2018
Together: Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS
Sep 2016 – Sep 2020
The Child Health Quality (CHeQ) Partnership Program
Role: Project Manager
Funding: AGCY HEALTHCARE RES AND QUALITY
Aug 2016 – Aug 2021
Psychometric Evaluation of the Gastrointestinal (GI) Symptom Tracker in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: RESEARCH TRIANGLE INST
Jan 2016 – Jan 2017
The Longitudinal Impact of Sleep in Children with Cystic Fibrosis
Role: Other
Funding: CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOU
Jan 2016 – Dec 2019
implementation of the depression and anxiety guidelines: Award for a mental health coordinator
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOU
Jan 2016 – Dec 2018
mHealth Approach to Collaborative Asthma Management for Teens & Parents
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NICHD
Dec 2015 ACTIVE
Polistina fund
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOU
Apr 2015 ACTIVE
Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF DIV OF SPONSORED RES MATCHING FUNDS
Jul 2014 – Jun 2016
Examining a behavioral family lifestyle intervention for weight management in overweight or obese children with asthma
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: AMER LUNG ASSO

Education

NIH T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellow
2013 · Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Ph.D. – Clinical Psychology
2012 · Oklahoma State University
Pre-Doctoral Clinical Internship
2011-2012 · Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2014-2021
CLP7979 Advanced Research
2013-2021
CLP6971 Research for Master’s Thesis
2014-2021
CLP7934 Special Topics In Clinical Psychology
2014-2017,2019-2021
CLP3911 Introduction to Clinical Research
2013,2015-2021
CLP7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2014-2021
HSC4970 Public Health and Health Professions Senior Honors Thesis
2020
CLP6905 Individual Work
2019
HSC4913 Supervised Resrch Exp
2016-2018
CLP6948 Advanced Practicum in Clinical Child Psychology
2014-2016,2018
CLP6947 Practicum in Intervention
2018
GMS7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2014
CLP6943 Core Practicum in Clinical Psychology

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5765
Emails:
Business:
dfedele@ufl.edu