Molly Faye Davis, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Research Psychologist, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Psychiatry

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2716 South Street
8th floor, Room 8360
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Office: 267-425-0721
B.A. (Psychology)
Emory University, 2012.
M.S. (Clinical Psychology)
University of Georgia, 2014.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
University of Georgia, 2019.
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Selected Publications

DelFerro J, Whelihan JT, Min J, Davis MF, Schwartz KT, Powell M, Difiore G, Fiks AG, Jenssen B, Wood S.: The Role of Family Support in Moderating Depression and Suicidality Amongst LGBTQ+ Adolescents in the Primary Care Setting. Poster presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting in Toronto, ON. May 2024.

Jones, J. D., Schwartz, K. T. G., Davis, M., Gallop, R., Hankin, B. L., & Young, J. F.: Cognitive and interpersonal moderators of two evidence-based depression prevention programs. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology February 2024 Notes: In Press.

Davis, M., Dysart, G.C., Doupnik, S.K., Hamm, M.E., Schwartz, K.T., George-Milford, B., Ryan, N.D., Melhem, N.M., Stepp, S.D., Brent, D.A. and Young, J.F.: Adolescent, parent, and provider perceptions of a predictive algorithm to identify adolescent suicide risk in primary care. Academic Pediatrics January 2024 Notes: In Press.

Dysart G, Davis M, Doupnik S, Hamm M, Schwartz K, George-Milford B, Bush M, Ryan N, Tsui R, Melhem N, Stepp S., Brent, B., & Young, J.: Provider, caregiver, and adolescent pre-implementation perceptions of a predictive algorithm to identify adolescents at risk for suicide in pediatric primary care. Poster accepted to be presented at the 16th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health in Arlington, VA December 2023.

Ruiz V, Neal D, Shi L, Nadine M, Young J, Davis M, Brent D, Tsui FR: Deriving a Point Scoring Index for Suicide Attempt Prediction Based on Youth Depression Screenings in a Quaternary Care Children’s Hospital. Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) in New Orleans, LA November 2023.

Wolk CB, Davis M, Becker-Haimes E, Jager-Hyman S, Beidas RS, Brown G, Green K, Young JF, Mautone JA, & Buttenheim AM : Barriers and facilitators to evidence-based suicide prevention practices among emergency medicine, primary care, and specialty mental health clinicians. Poster accepted for presentation to the International Summit on Suicide Research, Barcelona, Spain October 2023.

Davis M, Jones JD, Gallop R, So A, Dysart G & Young JF : Adolescent depression symptom trajectories detected via universal screening in pediatric primary care. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology August 2023 Notes: In Press.

Esposito J, Davis M & Boyd RC: Suicide Prevention in Pediatric Healthcare Settings. Pediatric Clinics of North America August 2023 Notes: In Press.

Rea KE, Armah AE, Eaton CK, Suveg C, Davis M. : It’s on me: The perspective of young adults without complex medical needs on learning to manage their healthcare Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology 11(2): 217-227, June 2023.

Hamdan SZ, Davis M, Faig W, Guthrie W, Yerys BE, & Wallis KE: Lower depression screen completion and higher positivity among autistic adolescents in a large pediatric primary care network Academic Pediatrics June 2023 Notes: In Press.

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