Shari Wade





Shari Wade is a pediatric rehabilitation psychologist and Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She is also director of research in the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and completed a predoctoral internship at Yale University and a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at Case Western Reserve University. Professor Wade has been investigating social environmental predictors of recovery from childhood traumatic brain injury for more than 25 years. More recently, she has developed and tested web-based problem-solving and parenting skills interventions to facilitate child and family adaptation post injury. Her research has resulted in more than 140 peer-reviewed publications and has been supported by funding from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute of Mental Health, the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research including a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Pediatric TBI Interventions. She was recipient of the first Jane Gillett Award from the International Pediatric Brain Injury Society. She is particularly interested in supporting the translation of empirically-based treatment strategies into the standard clinical care.


Conference Presentations

What About the Little Ones? Assessment and Outcomes of Early Childhood TBI

Evidenced Based Assessment and Treatment of Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Adolescents with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury



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