Jack Dempsey, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Developmental Pediatrics


  • Dempsey J, Ahmed K, Simon AR, Hayutin LG, Monteiro S, Dempsey AG. Adaptive Behavior Profiles of Intellectually Gifted Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2021 Jun-Jul 01;42(5):374-379. PubMed PMID: 34110306
  • Godwin D, Dempsey J, Cervantes J, Smith J, Voigt R. Effectiveness of a Psychoeducational Intervention for Families of Children Awaiting a Developmental Evaluation. Health Soc Work. 2021 Jun 21;46(2):136-141. PubMed PMID: 33893495
  • Fleming H, Dempsey AG, Palmer C, Dempsey J, Friedman S, Galan HL, Gien J. Primary contributors to gastrostomy tube placement in infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Nov;56(11):1949-1956. PubMed PMID: 33773801
  • Nadler C, Godwin DL, Dempsey J, Nyp SS. Autism and Access to Care During the COVID-19 Crisis. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2021 Jan 1;42(1):73-75. PubMed PMID: 33229969
  • Ahmed KL, Simon AR, Dempsey JR, Samaco RC, Goin-Kochel RP. Evaluating Two Common Strategies for Research Participant Recruitment Into Autism Studies: Observational Study. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Sep 24;22(9):e16752. PubMed PMID: 32969826
  • Monteiro SA, Dempsey J, Berry LN, Voigt RG, Goin-Kochel RP. Screening and Referral Practices for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Primary Pediatric Care. Pediatrics. 2019 Oct;144(4). PubMed PMID: 31515298
  • Dempsey, J., & Dempsey, A. G. (2018). Autism Spectrum Disorder Severity, Developmental Delays, and Overweight/Obese Weight Status. J Pediatr. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.10.046
  • Dempsey J, Dempsey AG, Voigt RG, Monteiro S. Associations Between Family Member BMI and Obesity Status of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2017 Nov Dec;38(9):690-696. PubMed PMID: 28834788
  • Dempsey J, McQuillin S, Butler AM, Axelrad ME. Maternal Depression and Parent Management Training Outcomes. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2016 Sep;23(3):240-6. PubMed PMID: 27448152
  • Dempsey J, Dempsey AG, Guffey D, Minard CG, Goin-Kochel RP. Brief Report: Further Examination of Self-Injurious Behaviors in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders. J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 May;46(5):1872-9. PubMed PMID: 26781113
  • Monteiro SA, Dempsey J, Broton S, Berry L, Goin-Kochel RP, Voigt RG. Early Intervention Before Autism Diagnosis in Children Referred to a Regional Autism Clinic. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2016 Jan;37(1):15-9. PubMed PMID: 26647354
  • Curtis DF, Chapman S, Dempsey J, Mire S. Classroom changes in ADHD symptoms following clinic-based behavior therapy. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2013 Mar;20(1):114-22. PubMed PMID: 22678107
  • Axelrad ME, Butler AM, Dempsey J, Chapman SG. Treatment effectiveness of a brief behavioral intervention for preschool disruptive behavior. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2013 Sep;20(3):323-32. PubMed PMID: 23575970
  • Sulkowski ML, Dempsey J, Dempsey AG. Effects of stress and coping on binge eating in female college students. Eat Behav. 2011 Aug;12(3):188-91. PubMed PMID: 21741016
  • Dempsey AG, Sulkowski ML, Dempsey J, Storch EA. Has cyber technology produced a new group of peer aggressors?. Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2011 May;14(5):297-302. PubMed PMID: 21162661
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Practice Locations

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

  • Pediatrics
Clinical Interests
I work with children and their families, specializing in concerns with development delays and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

General Information

Department: Pediatrics-Developmental Pediatrics
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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