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Ann Vander Stoep, PhD, MS, BA

Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (primary department)
Associate Professor, Epidemiology

I am a child psychiatric epidemiologist. I am active in conducting research, teaching epidemiology methods, and mentoring graduate students in the School of Public Health and junior faculty in the School of Medicine.

Contact Information
Box 354920
Child Health Institute
6200 NE 74th Street, Suite 210
Seattle, WA 98115-1538
Tel: 206-543-1538
Fax: 206-616-4623

Research Interests

Dr. Vander Stoep is a child psychiatric epidemiologist and Co-Director of the Developmental Pathways Research Program at the Child Health Institute. Her research interests include: developmental epidemiology of adolescent depression, transition to adulthood for adolescents with psychiatric disorders, comorbidity of child mental health problems, developing, implementing,and disseminating promising children's mental health interventions in school settings,and participatory research.

She is also a member of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Community-Oriented Public Health Practice faculty.

Teaching Interests
Dr. Vander Stoep teaches Epi 546/Psychiatry 546 - Psychiatric Epidemiology during Spring Quarter. In Winter Quarter she teaches HSERV 591 - Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Community Oriented Public Health Practice Program. She is the instructor for the Epidemiology Department Seminar (Epi 583) and organizes the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds series.

PhD, Epidemiology, University of Washington 1997
MS, Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma 1979
BA, Human Biology, Stanford University 1973

Developmental Pathways Project
NIMH-funded prospective cohort study of comorbid depression and conduct problems in adolescents.

Child ADHD Telehealth Treatment Study
NIMH-funded randomized controlled trial of med management of ADHD delivered via teleconferencing for children living in rural Washington and Oregon state

Brief Intervention for School Clinicians
DOE-funded research to develop a mental health intervention to address emotional health and academic problems in high school students.

The Role of Depression in the Development of Alcohol Problems among Adolescents
NIAAA funded study conducting secondary analyses of DPP data.

Mental Health Research Training for Improved Health Outcomes in Kenya
NIMH-funded project to develop research capacity in mental health at the University of Nairobi.

Selected Publications
Vander Stoep, A., McCauley, E., Adrian, M, Rhew, I., Kraemer, H.C. (2012) Identifying comorbid depression and conduct disorders: Comparison of two approaches used in adolescent studies. Journal of Psychiatric Research 46:873-881.

Banh, M.K., Crane, P., Rhew, I., Gudmundsen, G., Vander Stoep, A., Lyon, A., & McCauley, E. (2012) Measurement equivalence across racial/ethnic groups of the Mood and Feelings Questionnaire for childhood depression. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 40, 353–367.

McCarty, C., Murowchick, E., Rhew, I., McCauley, E., Vander Stoep, A. (2012) Emotional health predictors of substance use initiation during middle school. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors 26(2): 351-357.

Lyon, A., Charlesworth, S., Vander Stoep, A., McCauley, E. (2011) Modular psychotherapy for youth with internalizing problems: Implementation with therapists in school-based health centers. School Psychology Review 40, 569-581.

Geyer, J., Palmer, N., DeSalvo, A., Vander Stoep, A., McCarty, C., Myers, K. (2011) Using web-based applications for clinical trial management. Clinical Trials 8, 634-644.

Vander Stoep, A., Adrian, M., McCauley, E., Crowell, S., Stone, A. L., Flynn, C. (2011) Co-occurring depressive and conduct problems in early adolescence: A longitudinal evaluation of risk for suicide ideation and attempts. Journal of Suicide and Life-Threatening Behaviors 41 (3), 316-329.

Myers, K., Vander Stoep, A., Thompson, K. (2010) Collaborative care model for treatment of Hispanic children with ADHD. General Hospital Psychiatry 32, 612-614.

Last Reviewed on 3/6/2013

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