Alison Stoner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

508-767-7664 Kennedy Memorial Hall - Room 147

Publications & Editorships

Stoner, A. M., Jastrowski Mano, K. E., Weisman, S. J., & Hainsworth, K. R. (2017). Obesity impedes functional improvements in youth with chronic pain: An initial investigation. European Journal of Pain, 21(9), 1495-1504. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1051

Hainsworth, K. R., Jastrowski Mano, K., Stoner, A. M., Anderson Khan, K., Ladwig, R., Davies, W. H., …Weisman, S. (2016). “What does weight have to do with it?” Parent perceptions of weight and pain in a pediatric chronic pain population. Children, 3(4), 29. doi:10.3390/children3040029

Wasserman, R. M., Stoner, A. M., Stern, A. & Holmbeck, G. N. (2016). ADHD and attention problems in children with and without spina bifida. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 22(4), 253-259. doi: 10.1310/sci2204-253

Leon, S. C., Miller, S. A., Stoner, A. M., Fuller, A., & Rolnik, A. M. (2016). Change trajectories: Children’s patterns of improvement in acute-stay inpatient care. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 43, 233-245. doi: 10.1007/s11414-014-9432-9

Leon, S. C., Stoner, A. M., & Dickson, D. (2016). Does the hospital predict readmission? A multi-level survival analysis approach. Administration and Policy in Mental Health Services Research, 43, 514-523. doi: 10.1007/s10488-015-0654-9

Stoner, A. M., Leon, S. C., & Fuller, A. K. (2015). Predictors of reduction in symptoms of depression for foster care youth. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24, 784-797. doi: 10.1007/s10826-013-9889-9

Leon, S. C., Stoner, A. M., Lyons Usher, A. M., & Carey, D. (2013). Measuring children’s response to inpatient treatment use: Use of practice-based evidence. Psychiatric Services, 64, 252-256. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201100448

Dunleavy, A. M., & Leon, S. C. (2011). Predictors for resolution of antisocial behavior among foster care youth receiving community-based services. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 2347-2354. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2011.08.005

Lyons, A. M., Leon, S. C., Roecker Phelps, C.E., & Dunleavy, A. M. (2010). The impact of child symptom severity on stress among parents of children with ASD: The moderating role of coping styles. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 4, 516-524. doi: 10.1007/s10826-009-9323-5

Conferences

Stoner, A. M. & Greene, C. (2017, November). CF as a family affair. Co-chair of psychosocial panel at 2017 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Stoner, A. M. (2017, May).  Strategies to encourage health behavior change in patients and families. University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Worcester, MA.

Stoner, A. M. (2016, February).  Coping while caring for someone with CF. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Cystic Fibrosis Education Day, Milwaukee, WI.

Stoner, A. M. (2015, December).  Behavioral interventions for enuresis and encopresis.   Medical College of Wisconsin Child Psychiatry Fellows Didactics, Milwaukee, WI.

Stoner, A. M. (2015, October).  Pediatric psychology. Guest lecture, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

Stoner, A. M. (2015, October).  Internship, postdoc, and beyond. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Pediatric Psychology Practicum Didactics, Milwaukee, WI.

Stoner, A. M. (2015, February).  Clinical considerations when working with youth in foster care. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Pediatric Psychology Practicum Didactics, Milwaukee, WI.

Stoner, A. M. (2014, January).  Keeping kids in the community: Predictors of community tenure in youth previously receiving inpatient psychiatric services. La Rabida Children’s Hospital Grand Rounds, Chicago, IL.

Stoner, A. M. (2012, October). Working with traumatized youth in the school system.  Professional development presentation, Algiers Technology Academy, New Orleans, LA.

Dunleavy, A. M. (2009, April). Predictors of long-term mental health outcomes in children in foster care: A strength-outcome specific approach. Clinical psychology colloquium, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL.  

Presentations

Barry, S.A., Soyka, L., Stoner, A., & MacGregor, K. (2017 November). Integrating psychology: Establishment of a behavioral health service within a pediatric diabetes clinic. Poster presented at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Grantee Meetings, New York, NY. 

Barry, S.A., Stoner, A., & MacGregor, K. (2017, March). Early efforts to integrate psychology at UMass: Program development during fellowship. In D. Duke (Chair), Sustainable Models of Integrated Pediatric Psychology Services in Diabetes Clinic Settings. Roundtable presentation at the Diabetes Special Interest Group (D-SIG) event at the 2017 Society for Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR. 

Hainsworth, K., Jastrowski Mano, K., Stoner, A. M., Khan, K. A., Ladwig, R., Davies, W. H., … Weisman, S. (2016, April). “What’s weight got to do with it?” Parental perspectives on the relationship between chronic pain and obesity. Poster presented at the 2016 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. 

Stoner, A. M., Jastrowski Mano, K. E., Defenderfer, E., Davies, W. H., Herzig, P., Santos, M., … Hainsworth, K. R. (2015, June). Longitudinal analysis of weight-based differences in daily functioning in a pediatric chronic pain population. Poster presented at the 10th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, Seattle, WA. 

Stoner, A. M., Anderson Khan, K., Brimeyer, C. T., Ladwig, R. J., Jastrowski Mano, K. E., Davies, W. H., …Hainsworth, K. R. (2015, April). Weight-based differences in school functioning in a pediatric chronic pain population. Poster presented at the 2015 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. 

Dunleavy, A. M., Leon, S. C., & Fuller, A. (2012, August). Reconceptualizing inpatient outcomes: Predicting time to psychiatric rehospitalization in youth. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL. 

Wasserman, R., Dunleavy, A., Murray, C., Flores, D., & Holmbeck, G. (2012, August). Understanding ADHD diagnosis in children with and without Spina Bifida. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL. 

Holmes, K., & Stoner, A. M. (2012, April). The changing mental-health needs of students in Greater New Orleans post-Katrina. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA. 

Dunleavy, A. M., Carey, D.C., Leon, S. C., Busching, M., Klempel, N., Piryani, R., & Patel, R. (2011, May). Comparing methods of measuring youth inpatient hospitalization outcomes. Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. 

Dunleavy, A. M. & Leon, S. C. (2011, March). Predictors of mental health outcomes among foster care children receiving community-based services. Poster presented at the Society of Research in Child Development Biannual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 
Leon, S. C., Dunleavy, A. M., & Lyons, A. M. (2010, March). Predictors of clinical outcomes in child inpatient hospitalization: A daily acuity rating approach. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference, Tampa, FL.