Clinical Child Psychology Program

Adrian Ortega

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Adrian is interested in the behavioral predictors of both adaptive and maladaptive chronic disease management in youth and families. More specifically, Adrian’s research interests include the development and utilization of digital technology to measure the associations between child health behaviors, such as sleep and physical activity, and corresponding health outcomes, such as pain and disease morbidity, within childhood chronic illness. Adrian hopes this research informs the translation of behavioral science into pediatric clinical care.  


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