Angela A. Fletcher, PsyD, is the chief pediatric psychologist providing psychological services to patients and families suffering from acute and chronic pain conditions. Dr. Fletcher also collaborates with the Division of Neuropsychology providing behavioral medicine services to patients suffering from cognitive and emotional difficulties following concussions. She strives to improve the outcomes and enhance quality of life for youth with chronic pain and concussions by teaching medicinal pain management skills including but not limited to cognitive and behavioral treatments.
Dr. Fletcher supervises the provision of psychological program and services to children, adolescents, and families impacted by chronic pain by participating in the training of psychology predoctoral interns, postdoctoral fellows, and externs. Further, she serves on the Editorial Boards for several journals including Health Psychology, the Journal of Clinical Practice of Pediatric Psychology and is an active participant in the training of psychology and medical students, nurses as well as interns, fellows, and junior faculty members. Dr. Fletcher’s research interests include the interrelationships between pain, sleep, and psychological factors. She has been one of the leaders involved in developing and researching outcomes utilizing innovative and virtual reality treatment approaches to pediatric pain.