Alana R Rawlinson

Alana R Rawlinson, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Business Phone: (352) 265-0294
Business Email:

About Alana R Rawlinson

Dr. Rawlinson provides outpatient and inpatient care of pediatric patients in the UF Health Psychology Clinic, directs the Psychology Inpatient Consultation-Liaison service at the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, and supervises trainees in therapy and consultation. Her specializations include working with young children, guiding families in parent management training, and treating patients with co-occurring medical and psychological concerns. Dr. Rawlinson is certified to provide Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and is a PCIT Level 1 Trainer.


Early Career Contributions Award
2020 · Florida Psychological Association, North Central Chapter
Most Cited Paper Award
2020 · Journal of Pediatric Psychology
Best Research in an Emerging Field Award
2017 · Society for Pediatric Psychology
APA Division 54 Student Poster Winner (First Author)
2016 · American Psychological Association Annual Convention
Exemplary Professionalism Award
2016 · Children's Hospital Colorado
Lair Fellowship Memorial Award for Outstanding Clinical Graduate Student
2015 · Auburn University
Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year
2012 · Auburn University

Clinical Profile

  • Psychology
  • Clinical Child / Pediatric Psychology
Areas of Interest
  • Adolescent depression
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Oppositional defiant disorder

Research Profile

Dr. Rawlinson’s research involves adherence to treatment in youth with medical illnesses, quality of life and transition to adult medical care. She collaborates with medical providers on program development and access to psychology services in medical settings and has experience in measure development, quality improvement and qualitative studies.


2018 · University of Florida
PhD – Clinical Psychology (Child Track)
2016 · Auburn University
Residency – Pediatric Health Psychology
2016 · Children's Hospital Colorado

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
HSC4969 Honors Seminar in the Health Professions
HSC4970 Public Health and Health Professions Senior Honors Thesis
CLP6947 Practicum in Intervention

Contact Details

(352) 265-0294