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Joanna C.M. Cole

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Training Faculty, Psychology Internship Program, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Team Leader, Perinatal Palliative Care & Bereavement Program, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Team Leader, Psychosocial Support Team, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Manager, Psychosocial Programs, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Psychologist III, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA , University of Pennsylvania
Manager, Psychosocial Programs, Divisions of General Surgery, Urology, Plastics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Richard D. Wood Jr. Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
34th & Civic Center Boulevard, 5 Wood
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3718
Fax: 215-590-3751
B.A. (Spanish and Child Study)
Tufts University, Boston, MA, 1996.
M.S. (School Counseling and Human Development)
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1998.
Ph.D. (Clinical and School Psychology)
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
School Counseling Intern, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1996-1998.
Pediatric Psychology Intern, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2006-2007.
Clinical Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow, Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston,MA, 2007-2008.
Pediatric Psychology Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2007-2008.
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Selected Publications

Cole, JCM., Zajac, L., Budney, A., Spinner, S., Schindewolf, E., & Paidas Teefey, C.: Implementation of trauma informed care strategies in a multidisciplinary maternal-fetal care center. (Abstract presented as an eposter presentation for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Conference, San Diego, California, May, 2022). 2022.

Dempsey, A., Chavis, L., Willis, T., Zuk, J, & Cole, J.: Addressing Perinatal Mental Health Risk within a Fetal Care Center. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 2021.

Geller, PA, Spiecker, N, Cole, JCM, Zajac, L, & Patterson, C.: The rise of tele-mental health in perinatal settings. Seminars in Perinatology 45(5), 151431. 2021.

Schreiber, JE, Cole, JC, Houtrow, AJ, Kallan, MJ, Thom, EA, Howell, LJ & Adzick, NS.: Maternal depressive risk in prenatal versus postnatal surgical closure of myelomeningocele: associations with parenting stress and child outcomes. Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy. 2021.

Paidas-Teefey, C., Cole, J., Jatres, J., Budney, A., Kelly, S., Soni, S., Adzick, NS., & Moldenhauer , J.: Maternal Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders in a Cohort of Women Undergoing Open Fetal Surgery for Myelomeningocele Closure Poster presented at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Conference, Grapevine, TX February 2020.

Paidas-Teefey, C., Hertzog, J., Morris, E., Moldenhauer, J. & Cole, J. : The impact of our images: Psychological implications in expectant parents after a prenatal diagnosis. Pediatric Radiology 2020.

Teefey C.P., Cole JCM., Jatres J., Budney A., Kelly S., Soni S., Gebb J.S., Khalek N., Adzick N.S., Moldenhauer J.S.: Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in women undergoing open fetal surgery for myelomeningocele closure. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 222 (Suppl 1): S565, Jan. 2020 Notes: Abstract 911. 2020.

Cole, J., Budney, A., Howell, L., & Moldenhauer, J.: Developing an Infrastructure for Bereavement Outreach in a Maternal-Fetal Care Center. Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy 2020.

Guttman, K., Martin, A, Chaudhary, A, Cole, J., & Foglia, E: Resuscitation before cord clamping: The maternal experience. Archives of Disease in Childhood Epub ahead of print, December 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-318190.

Budney, A., O’Hara, E., & Cole, J. : A Model for Continuity of Care: Supporting Pregnant Women with a Confirmed Fetal Anomaly Diagnosis Presenting with High Psychosocial Risk. Poster presented for the American Psychological Association International Conference, Chicago, IL August 2019.

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