Cindy Buchanan, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry-Child-CHC

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Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of Kansas (2008)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Baker University (KS) (2002)
Internship:
  • Temple University Hospital Program (2008)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Psychology (2010)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Psychiatry-Child-CHC
  • Associate Training Director, Psychology Training
  • Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Surgery

Research Interests

I am currently investigating telehealth interventions that improve adherence to medication regimens for pediatric transplant patients. I am also interested in the relationship between coping, internalizing disorders, and the treatment of dysfunctional voiding.

Publications

  • Kelly SL, Steinberg EA, Suplee A, Upshaw NC, Campbell KR, Thomas JF, Buchanan CL. Implementing a Home-Based Telehealth Group Adherence Intervention with Adolescent Transplant Recipients. Telemed J E Health. 2019 Nov;25(11):1040-1048. PubMed PMID: 30681398

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association, Member
  • Society for Pediatric Psychology, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado Outpatient Specialty Care
4125 Briargate Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
719-305-9000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychology
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Behavioral Medicine
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health - Pediatric Diseases and Conditions
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Children's Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Infant and Toddler Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Parenting
  • Child and Teen Health - Teen Health
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Wellness and Lifestyle
Clinical Interests
In my work with patients and families, my goals are to support children in coping with medical stressors, provide strategies to support resilience, and provide evidence-based behavioral interventions that improve health outcomes.

Care Philosophy
My goal is to help children with complex medical conditions to live their fullest lives. I believe that supporting the psychological well-being of children is a vital component of their medical care and overall health.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of Kansas (2008)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Baker University (KS) (2002)
Internships:
  • Temple University Hospital Program (2008)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Psychology (2010)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC
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