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Jennifer Ramasami

Doctoral Student, Clinical (Child) Psychology

Jennifer Ramasami

Hometown:

Chicago, IL

Undergraduate Institution:

Loyola University Chicago; B.S. in Psychology, Minors in Spanish and Business management

Current Program:

Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology

Year of Matriculation:

2015

Research Interests:

Coping mechanisms and resilience; pediatric populations

Publications & Presentations:

Psihogios, A.M., Acevedo, L., Ramasami J., Holmbeck, G.N. (Submitted Nov, 2014). Disease self-management in pediatric spina bifida: A longitudinal investigation of medical adherence, responsibility-sharing, and independence Skills. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

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

Ramasami, J., Psihogios, A.M., & Holmbeck, G.N. (May, 2014). Differences in Mother and Father Perceptions of Spina Bifida Medical Responsibilities: Associations with Medical Adherence. Poster presented at the Loyola University Chicago Undergraduate Student Symposium, Chicago, IL.

Ramasami, J., Psihogios, A.M., & Holmbeck, G.N. (October 2013). Cultural Differences in Adaptive Behavior in a Population of Youth with Spina Bifida: The Moderating Role of Gender. Poster presented at 34th annual St. Albert’s Day Research Symposium, Maywood, IL

Future Career Plans:

I would like to work in a university-affiliated medical setting as a child clinical psychologist 

What Attracted Me to SIU:

I really appreciated the collaborative environment created within this department. I also liked that the clinical program specifically has a child track.