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Randi Streisand, PhD

The Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine


Craniofacial Program
Psychology Service for Diabetes

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science
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National Provider Identifier1811087182

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Randi Streisand, PhD, is a clinical and pediatric psychologist and certified diabetes educator. Dr. Streisand is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Children’s National Medical Center, and serves as Director of Psychosocial Research and Service for the Diabetes Team. She provides and supervises psychosocial services for children and families across a variety of pediatric populations including diabetes, craniofacial syndromes, and urological disorders. She strives to help families adjust to living with a medical condition, and to manage the illness or regimen while at the same time promoting the child’s emotional well-being. Dr. Streisand is an active clinical researcher and runs projects funded by NIH, on managing type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents. She has multiple publications in the area of child health, and specifically related to childhood diabetes.

Dr. Streisand serves on several grant review committees both internally through Children’s National Medical Center as well as for several organizations including NIH and the American Diabetes Association. Further, she serves on the Editorial Boards for several journals including Health Psychology, the Journal of Pediatric Psychology, and Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, and is an active participant in the training of psychology and medical students as well as interns, fellows, and junior faculty members.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Graduate Education University of Florida Gainesville, FLDoctor of Philosophy 1993 -1998
National & International Recognitions
Geoffrey Clark Ryan AwardUniversity of FloridaResearch Excellence in Pediatric Psychology1996
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorPrevention of Self Care Deterioration in Early Adolescents with DiabetesNational Institutes of Health/ National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases2007 - 2012
Read more about the research interests of Randi Streisand
Journal Article, Streisand, R., & Mednick, L. (2006), Applying a behavioral epidemiology framework to research phases in child health psychology: Toward promoting better health and preventing disease, Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 13, 201-206.

Journal Article, Holmes, C.S., Chen, R., Streisand, R., Marschall, D., Soutor, S., Swift, E., Cant, C. (2006), Predictors of youth diabetes care behaviors and metabolic control: A Structural equation modeling approach, Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 31, 770-784.

Book Chapter, Streisand, R., & Efron, L. (2003), Pediatric Sleep Disorders, In Streisand, R., & Efron, L. , Handbook of Pediatric Psychology.

Book Chapter, Streisand, R. (2001), Evaluating the pediatric transplant patient: General considerations, In Streisand, R., Biopsychosocial Perspectives on Transplantation.

Book Chapter, Stark, L.J., Opipari, L., Miller, D., & Streisand, R. (1999), Group behavioral treatment of retentive encopresis, In Stark, L.J., Opipari, L., Miller, D., & Streisand, R., Short-Term Psychotherapy Groups for Children: Adapting Group Processes for Specific Problems.

Book Chapter, Streisand, R. (1999), Stress and coping, In Streisand, R., A Handbook of Measurement Techniques.

Book Chapter, Rodrigue, J.R., Geffken, G.R., & Streisand, R. (1999), Child Health Assessment, In Rodrigue, J.R., Geffken, G.R., & Streisand, R., A Handbook of Measurement Techniques.

Book Chapter, Geffken, G.R. & Streisand, R. (1999), General and illness-specific adjustment, In Geffken, G.R. & Streisand, R., A Handbook of Measurement Techniques.

Book Chapter, Streisand, R., & Tercyak, K., Parenting chronically ill children: the scope and impact of pediatric parenting stress, In Streisand, R., & Tercyak, K., Handbook of Parenting: Theory and research for practice, 181-197.

Journal Article, Mednick, L., Henderson, C., Cogen, F., Rohrbeck, C., Kitessa, D., & Streisand, R., Hope more, worry less: Hope as a potential resilience factor in parents of very young children with type 1 diabetes, Children’s Health Care.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Randi Streisand, PhD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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