Michelle Clementi, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry-Child-CHC

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Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of Houston (2018)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Maryland–College Park (2010)
Internship:
  • Oregon Health & Science University (2018)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program, Psychology (2019)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC

Research Interests

My research interests focus on the role of sleep and emotions in pediatric chronic pain.

Publications

  • Ackley E, Clementi MA, Yonker ME. Headache and Sleep Disturbances in the Pediatric Population. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2021 Dec;40:100924. PubMed PMID: 34749912
  • Clementi MA, Gray LS, Bento SP, Jervis K, Fletcher AA, Borner K, Randall ET. Perfectly Tired: Perfectionism and Sleep in Adolescents With Chronic Pain. J Pediatr Psychol. 2021 Jun 3;46(5):570-577. PubMed PMID: 33515037
  • Karvounides D, Marzouk M, Ross AC, VanderPluym JH, Pettet C, Ladak A, Ziplow J, Patterson Gentile C, Turner S, Anto M, Barmherzig R, Chadehumbe M, Kalkbrenner J, Malavolta CP, Clementi MA, Gerson T, Szperka CL. The intersection of COVID-19, school, and headaches: Problems and solutions. Headache. 2021 Jan;61(1):190-201. PubMed PMID: 33382459
  • Clementi MA, Alfano CA. An integrated sleep and anxiety intervention for anxious children: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2020 Oct;25(4):945-957. PubMed PMID: 32538123
  • Karvounides D, Marzouk M, Ross AC, VanderPluym JH, Pettet C, Ladak A, Ziplow J, Patterson Gentile C, Turner S, Anto M, Barmherzig R, Chadehumbe M, Kalkbrenner J, Malavolta CP, Clementi MA, Gerson T, Szperka CL. The intersection of COVID-19, school, and headaches: Problems and solutions. Headache. 2020 Dec 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33382459
  • Clementi MA, Chang YH, Gambhir R, Lebel A, Logan DE. The Impact of Sleep on Disability and School Functioning: Results From a Tertiary Pediatric Headache Center. J Child Neurol. 2019 Nov 15;:883073819887597. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31726920
  • Clementi MA, Zimmerman CT. Psychosocial considerations and recommendations for care of pediatric patients on dialysis. Pediatr Nephrol. 2019 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30895367
  • Clementi MA, Faraji P, Poppert Cordts K, MacDougall K, Wilson A, Palermo TM, Lewandowski Holley A. Parent Factors are Associated With Pain and Activity Limitations in Youth With Acute Musculoskeletal Pain: A Cohort Study. Clin J Pain. 2019 Mar;35(3):222-228. PubMed PMID: 30362984
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Professional Memberships

  • Society of Pediatric Psychology, Member
  • American Headache Society, Member

Practice Locations

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychology
Conditions & Treatments
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Stress Management
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Pain
  • Symptoms and Manifestations
Clinical Interests
I work with children, adolescents, and their families in the Pediatric Headache Program to provide behavioral health interventions for pain coping and headache management.

Care Philosophy
My work aims to improve quality of life for children and adolescents with headache/migraine.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of Houston (2018)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Maryland–College Park (2010)
Internships:
  • Oregon Health & Science University (2018)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program, Psychology (2019)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

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

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