Mallory Netz, M.S.

BiographyNetz

Mallory Netz, M.S., is a fourth year graduate student in the Pediatric Behavioral Health Lab. She attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) where she received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with minors in Chemistry and Humanities in Medicine. There, she completed a senior thesis entitled ‘Social Goals and the Context Information Processing: A New Coding Scheme for Open-Ended Descriptions of Goals among Children in Early Elementary School.’ Following graduation, Mallory worked as a Research Assistant in the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at UNL. Mallory is in the Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology track, where she works as a Graduate Research Assistant under the mentorship of Dr. David Fedele.

Research Focus

Mallory’s primary research interests include pediatric pulmonary and allergic diseases, health communication, and family disease management. She is currently working on her dissertation examining how caregiver distress and disease management impacts health communication among youth with food allergy. Her master’s thesis examined self-management behaviors among emerging adolescents with asthma and their caregivers

Awards

Florence Shafer Memorial Award for Excellence in Psychotherapy

University of Florida, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology

November 2017

 

Geoffrey Clark-Ryan Award for Research in Pediatric Psychology 

University of Florida, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology

November 2016

Publications

Fedele, D. A., Janicke, D. M., McQuaid, E. L., Abu-Hasan, M., Baker, D., Zou, B., Netz, M., Lawless, C. (in press). Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. A behavioral family intervention for children with asthma who are obese.

Gray, W. N., Netz, M., McConville, A., Fedele, D., Wagoner, S. T., Schaefer, M. R. (in press). Pediatric Pulmonology. Medication adherence in pediatric asthma: A systematic review of the literature.

Grants

Center for Pediatric Psychology and Family Studies Mini Grant, University of Florida

November 2017

Awarded to fund a study examining the role of caregiver distress and food allergy management on patient-provider communication in a pediatric outpatient allergy clinic.

Role: Principal Investigator

Award: $500

 

Center for Pediatric Psychology and Family Studies Mini Grant, University of Florida

November 2016

Awarded to fund a study examining the role of patient-provider communication in adolescent self-management of food allergy.

Role: Principal Investigator

Award: $500

 

Center for Pediatric Psychology and Family Studies Mini Grant, University of Florida

November 2014

Awarded to fund a master’s study examining self-management of asthma among emerging adolescents and their families.

Role: Principal Investigator

Award: $500

Presentations

Turner, E.M., McConville, A., Netz, M., Fidler, A., Sweenie, R., McQuaid, E. L., & Fedele, D.A. Health-related decision making in early adolescents with asthma. Poster to be presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Sweenie, R., Netz, M., Lawless, C., Fritz, A.M., Turner, E.M., Janicke, D., McQuaid, E., Baker,   D., Abu-Hasan, M., & Fedele, D.A. Morbidity and health behaviors in overweight/obese children with asthma. Poster to be presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Netz, M., Fedele, D.A., Lawless, C., Fritz, A.M., Turner, E.M., Janicke, D.M., McQuaid, E.L, Baker, D., & Abu Hasan, M. (2017). Preliminary findings for the childhood health and asthma management program (CHAMP). Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Fidler, A.L., Lawless, C., Lefave, E., Netz, M., McConville, A., Turner, E.M. & Fedele, A.M. (2017). Adolescent sleep quality, anxiety, and asthma control: Associations and between group comparisons. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Lawless, C., Netz, M., Turner, E.M., McConville, A., LeFave, E., Koinis Mitchell, D., & Fedele, D.A. (2017). Sleep hygiene in adolescents with asthma. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Netz, M.D., Fedele, D.A., Lawless, C., Baker, D., LeFave, E., & McQuaid, E.L. (2016). The role of child responsibility for disease management in quality of life among emerging adolescents with asthma. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual       Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

  • SPP Division 54 Adherence SIG Award for an Outstanding Presentation in Pediatric Adherence

Lawless, C., Fritz, A.M., Netz, M.D., LeFave, E., Koinis-Mitchell, D., & Fedele, D.A. (2015). Family environment, sleep, and asthma control in adolescents with asthma. Poster presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Netz, M.D., Lawless, C., Fritz, A.M., Carmody, J.K., Janicke, D.M., & Fedele, D.A. (2015). Daytime sleepiness in youth with asthma. Poster presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Arrington, E. F., Netz, M. D., Nelson, J. M., & Espy, K. A. (2013). Parental emotional expressivity, parenting style and children’s social goals. Poster presented at the Nebraska Psychological Society, Wayne, NE.

Netz, M. D., Nelson, J. M., Arrington, E. F., & Espy, K. A. (2013). Social goals in the context of social information processing: A new coding scheme for open-ended descriptions of goals among children in early elementary school. Poster presented at the Midwestern Social Development Consortium, Lincoln, NE.

Netz, M. D., Nelson, J. M., & Espy, K. A. (2012). Demographic factors in social information processing in early elementary school. Poster presented at the Joint Convention of the Nebraska Psychological Society and the Association for Psychological and Educational Research in Kansas, Hastings, NE.

Netz, M. D., Nelson, J. M., & Espy, K. A. (2012). Preschool executive function and relations to social information processing in early elementary school. Poster presented at the National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS..

Teaching

Course Instructor, Child Clinical and Pediatric Psychology – CLP 4134

August 2017-December 2017

Supervisor: David Janicke, Ph.D., ABPP