Stacey Simon, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

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Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of Florida (2011)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Case Western Reserve University (OH) (2005)
Internship:
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital/Ohio State University Program (2011)
Fellowships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Psychology (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine
Research interests for Patients:
My research is focused on better understanding the negative health effects of poor sleep in children and adolescents.

Publications

  • Simon SL, Behn CD, Cree-Green M, Kaar JL, Pyle L, Hawkins SMM, Rahat H, Garcia-Reyes Y, Wright KP Jr, Nadeau KJ. Too Late and Not Enough: School Year Sleep Duration, Timing, and Circadian Misalignment Are Associated with Reduced Insulin Sensitivity in Adolescents with Overweight/Obesity. J Pediatr. 2018 Nov 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30497764
  • Kaar JL, Schmiege SJ, Vadiveloo M, Simon SL, Tovar A. Sleep duration mediates the relationship between health behavior patterns and obesity. Sleep Health. 2018 Oct;4(5):442-447. PubMed PMID: 30241659
  • Simon SL, Vigers T, Campbell K, Pyle L, Branscomb R, Nadeau KJ, Chan CL. Reduced insulin sensitivity is correlated with impaired sleep in adolescents with cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Diabetes. 2018 Nov;19(7):1183-1190. PubMed PMID: 30022572
  • Stark LJ, Spear Filigno S, Bolling C, Ratcliff MB, Kichler JC, Robson SM, Simon SL, McCullough MB, Clifford LM, Odar Stough C, Zion C, Ittenbach RF. Clinic and Home-Based Behavioral Intervention for Obesity in Preschoolers: A Randomized Trial. J Pediatr. 2018 Jan;192:115-121.e1. PubMed PMID: 29150147
  • Odar Stough C, McCullough MB, Robson SL, Bolling C, Spear Filigno S, Kichler JC, Zion C, Clifford LM, Simon SL, Ittenbach RF, Stark LJ. Are Preschoolers Meeting the Mark? Comparing the Dietary, Activity, and Sleep Behaviors of Preschoolers With Obesity to National Recommendations. J Pediatr Psychol. 2017 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29048553
  • Odar Stough C, McCullough MB, Robson SL, Bolling C, Spear Filigno S, Kichler JC, Zion C, Clifford LM, Simon SL, Ittenbach RF, Stark LJ. Are Preschoolers Meeting the Mark? Comparing the Dietary, Activity, and Sleep Behaviors of Preschoolers With Obesity to National Recommendations. J Pediatr Psychol. 2017 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29048553
  • Kaar JL, Simon SL, Schmiege SJ, Nadeau KJ, Kelsey MM. Adolescent's Health Behaviors and Risk for Insulin Resistance: A Review of the Literature. Curr Diab Rep. 2017 Jul;17(7):49. PubMed PMID: 28526994
  • Byars KC, Simon SL. American Academy of Pediatrics 2016 Safe Sleep Practices: Implications for Pediatric Behavioral Sleep Medicine. Behav Sleep Med. 2017 May-Jun;15(3):175-179. PubMed PMID: 28296540
  • Stark LJ, Filigno SS, Bolling C, Ratcliff MB, Kichler JC, Robson SL, Simon SL, McCullough MB, Clifford LM, Stough CO, Zion C, Ittenbach RF. Learning about Activity and Understanding Nutrition for Child Health (LAUNCH): Rationale, design, and implementation of a randomized clinical trial of a family-based pediatric weight management program for preschoolers. Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 Oct 21. PubMed PMID: 27777128
  • Byars KC, Simon SL, Peugh J, Beebe DW. Validation of a Brief Insomnia Severity Measure in Youth Clinically Referred for Sleep Evaluation. J Pediatr Psychol. 2016 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 27694574
  • Stark LJ, Filigno SS, Bolling C, Ratcliff MB, Kichler JC, Robson SL, Simon SL, McCullough MB, Clifford LM, Stough CO, Zion C, Ittenbach RF. Learning about Activity and Understanding Nutrition for Child Health (LAUNCH): Rationale, design, and implementation of a randomized clinical trial of a family-based pediatric weight management program for preschoolers. Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 Oct 21. PubMed PMID: 27777128
  • Byars KC, Simon SL, Peugh J, Beebe DW. Validation of a Brief Insomnia Severity Measure in Youth Clinically Referred for Sleep Evaluation. J Pediatr Psychol. 2016 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 27694574
  • Hawkins SM, Jensen EL, Simon SL, Friedman NR. Correlates of Pediatric CPAP Adherence. J Clin Sleep Med. 2016 Jun 15;12(6):879-84. PubMed PMID: 27092702
  • Stark LJ, Opipari-Arrigan L, Filigno SS, Simon SL, Leonard A, Mogayzel PJ, Rausch J, Zion C, Powers SW. Web-Based Intervention for Nutritional Management in Cystic Fibrosis: Development, Usability, and Pilot Trial. J Pediatr Psychol. 2016 Jun;41(5):510-21. PubMed PMID: 26582520
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Professional Memberships

  • Society of Pediatric Psychology, Member
  • Sleep Research Society, Member
  • Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Member

Practice Locations

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

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychology
  • Sleep Medicine
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System - Sleep Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Brain and Nervous System - Sleep Apnea
Clinical Interest for Patients
I work with infants, children, adolescents, and their families on behavioral management of sleep problems, including insomnia (difficulty falling and/or staying asleep), circadian rhythm sleep disorders, and obstructive sleep apnea.

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of Florida (2011)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Case Western Reserve University (OH) (2005)
Internships:
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital/Ohio State University Program (2011)
Fellowships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Psychology (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine
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