Shelley C Heaton

Shelley C Heaton, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor & Psychology Specialties Clinic Director

Department: HP-CLINICAL / HLTH PSYCHOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 265-0294
Business Email: sheaton@ufl.edu

About Shelley C Heaton

Dr. Shelley Heaton is Director of UFHealth Psychology Specialties and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical & Health Psychology at the University of Florida (UF), where she mentors doctoral students, teaches, engages in collaborate research, and maintains a busy clinical practice and provides specialized training in pediatric neuropsychology. Dr. Heaton is active in professional service, both nationally and locally. She has been a Consulting Editor to the Child Neuropsychology journal since 2006, and has served Division 40 of the American Psychological Association (APA) in several capacities over the past 10 years. Dr. Heaton has also provided valuable service to the UF community through her work with the Disability Resource Center and the McNair Scholarship Program. Dr. Heaton also directs a Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program at the University of Florida, which provides clinical services and conducts scientific research with youth recovering from TBI. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2001 from the University of California San Diego after completing an internship in neuropsychology at the University of Florida. Her areas of clinical and scientific interest include: Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Across the Lifespan, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Pediatric Brain Tumors and Cancer, Attention and Memory Impairments in Childhood Conditions, Measurement Issues Pertaining to Cognition, and Forensic Pediatric Neuropsychology.

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychology
Subspecialties
  • Clinical Child / Pediatric Psychology
Areas of Interest
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Brain tumor – children
  • Depression – overview
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Dystonia
  • Seizures
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Publications

2008 Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair

Grants

Jul 2014 – Jun 2017
Clinical utility of blood based biomarkers for managemen
AMER HEART ASSOCIATION · Project Manager

Education

Pediatric Neuropsychology Fellowship
2003 · University of Florida (UF)
Neuropsychology Internship
2001 · University of Florida (UF)
Ph.D.
2001 · University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-0294
Emails:
Business:
sheaton@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100165
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical:
UF HPNP BLDG
1225 CENTER DR RM 3152
GAINESVILLE FL 32610