Ariel A Williamson, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Faculty Member, PolicyLab, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Psychologist I, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Faculty Member, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Room 8202, Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street Boulevard
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2674251301
B.A. (Art History, Spanish)
University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006.
M.A. (Counseling Psychology)
Northwestern University, 2010.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
University of Delaware, 2012.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
University of Delaware, 2016.
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Selected Publications

Mitchell, J. A., Morales, K. H., Williamson, A. A., Huffnagle, N., Ludwick, A., Grant, S. F. A., Dinges, D. F., & Zemel, B. A. : Changes in sleep duration and timing during the middle-to-high school transition. Journal of Adolescent Health 67(6): 829-836, December 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/.jadohealth.2020.04.024.

Williamson, A. A., Mindell, J. A., Hiscock, H., & Quach, J. : Longitudinal sleep problem trajectories are associated with multiple impairments in child well-being. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 6(1): 1092-1103, October 2020 Notes:

Williamson, A. A., Milaniak, I., Watson, B., Cicalese, O., Fiks, A. G., Power, T. J., Barg, F. K., Beidas, R. S., Mindell, J. A., & Rendle, K. A. : Early childhood intervention in urban primary care: Caregiver and clinician perspectives. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 45(8): 933-945, September 2020 Notes: doi: Awarded the Diane J. Willis Award for Outstanding Article in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology.

Daniel., L.C., Childress, J.L, Flannery, J.L., Weaver-Rogers, S., Garcia, W.I., Bonilla-Santiago, G., & Williamson, A.A.: Identifying modifiable factors linking parenting and sleep in racial/ethnic minority children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 45(8): 867-876, September 2020 Notes: doi:

Billings, M., E., Cohen, R. T., Baldwin, C. M., Johnson, D. A., Palen, B. N., Parthasarathy, S., Patel, S. R., Russell, M., Tapia, I. E., Williamson, A. A., & Sharma, S. : Disparities in sleep health and potential intervention models: A focused review. CHEST 159(3): 1232-1240, March 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.09.249.

Mautone, J.A., Cabello, B., Egan, T.E., Rodrigues, N.P., Davis, M., Figge, C.J., Sass, A.J., & Williamson, A.A. : Exploring predictors of treatment engagement in urban primary care. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. 8(3): 228-240, November 2020 Notes: doi: 10/1037/cpp0000366.

Williamson AA, Mindell JA: Cumulative socio-demographic risk factors and sleep outcomes in early childhood. SLEEP 43(3): 233, March 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsz233.

Williamson AA, Meltzer LJ, Fiks AG. : A Stimulus Package to Address the Pediatric Sleep Debt Crisis in the United States. JAMA Pediatrics 174(2): 115-116, 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.4806.

Williamson, A. A., Zendarski, N., Lange, K., Quach, J., Molloy, C., Clifford, C. A., & Mulraney, M. : Sleep problems, internalizing and externalizing symptoms, and domains of health-related quality of life: bidirectional associations from early childhood to early adolescence. SLEEP 44(1): zsaa139, January 2021 Notes:

Leichman, E. S., Gould, R. A., Williamson, A. A., Walters, R. M., & Mindell, J. A. : Effectiveness of an mHealth intervention for infant sleep disturbances. Behavior Therapy 51(4): 548-558, July 2020 Notes: doi:10.1016/j.beth.2019.12.011

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