Stefania Pinto, B.A.


Stefania is a third-year graduate student primarily mentored by Dr. Janicke in the Pediatric Psychology Lab. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Art History from the University of Miami in 2015. After graduating, Stefania worked as the research coordinator for the Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment (CAMAT) program at the University of Miami. There she obtained clinical and research experiences conducting diagnostic assessments and facilitating research studies implementing evidence-based treatments for anxiety and related disorders in youth. She also collaborated with Dr. Jill Ehrenreich-May and colleagues in the development of a children’s workbook for the Unified Protocol for the Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Children. Her current research interests include the development of behavioral treatments for pediatric chronic illness, specifically for youth with weight-related issues.