David Fedele, Ph.D.
(Ph.D. 2012, Oklahoma State University)
David Fedele, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida. Dr. Fedele earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Oklahoma State University in 2012 and completed his clinical internship and a T32 postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.
Dr. Fedele’s research focuses on the promotion of health among youth diagnosed with chronic medical conditions and their families. Dr. Fedele’s current research focuses on pediatric asthma, cystic fibrosis, and food allergies. He is particularly interested in how health behaviors, adherence to treatment regimens, and the child-caregiver relationship impact youth health and well-being.
- American Psychological Association
- Society of Pediatric Psychology
Fedele, D. A., Cushing, C. C., Fritz, A., Amaro, C. M., & Ortega, A. (2017). Mobile health interventions for improving health outcomes in youth: A meta-analysis. JAMA Pediatrics, 171, 461-469. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.004
Fedele, D. A., McConville, A., Thomas, J. G., McQuaid, E. L., Janicke, D. M., Turner, E. M., Moon, J., & Abu-Hasan, M. (in press). Applying interactive mobile health to asthma care in teens: Development and design of a randomized controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials.
Fedele, D. A., McQuaid, E. L., Faino, A., Strand, M., Cohen, S., Robinson, J., Atkins, D., O’B Hourihane, J., & Klinnert, M. D. (2016). Patterns of adaptation to children’s food allergies. Allergy, 71, 505-513. doi:10.1111/all.12825
Fedele, D. A., Hullmann, S. E., Chaffin, M., Kenner, C., Fisher, M. J., Kirk, K., Eddington, A. R., Phipps, S., McNall, R., & Mullins, L. L. (2013). Impact of a parent-based interdisciplinary intervention for mothers on adjustment in children newly diagnosed with cancer. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38, 531-540. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jst010
Honors & Awards
|Donald K. Routh Early Career Award – APA Division 54||2017|
|Provost Excellence Award – University of Florida||2017|
|Faculty Enhancement Opportunity Award – University of Florida||2017|
|Research Mentor Award – Department of Clinical & Health Psychology||2016|
|National Institutes of Health – mHealth Summer Training Institute Attendee||2015|
|Diane Willis Award Finalist for Outstanding Paper in Journal of Pediatric Psychology||2013|
Child & Family Health
Advanced Child Psychotherapy