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Pediatrics - Psychology

Houston, Texas

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Marni E. Axelrad, Ph.D.

Marni E. Axelrad, Ph.D.Marni E. Axelrad, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Psychology
Baylor College of Medicine

Contact Information
Marni E. Axelrad, Ph.D.
6701 Fannin St., CCC 1630
Clinic Phone (appointment requests): 832-822-1900
Fax: 832-825-4164

B.A. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

M.A. State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY

Ph.D. State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY

Internship: AI duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Fellowship AI duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

• License: Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, Issued 2005

• Board Certification: American Board of Professional Psychology Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Issued 2009

Clinical Focus
• Preschool disruptive behavior and ADHD, preschool cancer, Gender Medicine

Texas Children’s Hospital Psychology Service Website

Research Interests
• Preschool disruptive behavior, Gender Medicine, Type 1 Diabetes, Costello syndrome

Selected Publications
• Axelrad ME, Schwartz DD, Katzenstein JM, Hopkins E., Gripp, KW. (2011). Neurocognitive, adaptive, and behavioral functioning of individuals with Costello syndrome: A review. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part C, 157(2):115-122.

• Schwartz DD, Axelrad, ME, Cline, VD, Anderson, BJ (2011). A model psychosocial screening program for children and youth with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes: Implications for psychologists across contexts of care. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.

• Schwartz DD, Cline VD, Axelrad ME, Anderson BJ (2011). Feasibility, acceptability, and predictive validity of a psychosocial screening program for children and youth newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care 34(2):326-31.

• Douglas G, Axelrad ME, Brandt ML, Crabtree E, Dietrich JE, French S, et al. (2010). Consensus in Guidelines for Evaluation of DSD by the Texas Children's Hospital Multidisciplinary Gender Medicine Team. International journal of pediatric endocrinology.

• Schwartz, D., Depp Cline, G., Hansen, J., Axelrad, M.E., & Anderson, B.J. (2010). Early risk factors for nonadherence in pediatric type 1 diabetes: a review of the recent literature. Current Diabetes Review, 6(3):167-83.

Professional Organizations
• Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
• American Board of Professional Psychology
• American Psychological Association
• Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Division 53)
• Society of Pediatric Psychology (Division 54)

Awards and Honors
• Annual Award for Service to the International Costello Syndrome Conference (2009)

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