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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Psychology, 2008
    Children's National Medical Center
  • PhD, 2006
    University of Virginia
  • Internship Program, Pediatric Psychology, 2006
    University of Maryland Medical System

National Provider ID: 1396065231

Biography

Maureen Monaghan, Ph.D., is a clinical and pediatric psychologist with specialization in child and adolescent adjustment to illness and adherence to medical regimens. Dr. Monaghan is associate professor of psychiatry, behavioral sciences and pediatrics (with award of tenure) at George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She also teaches at the Center for Translational Science. She supervises psychology services for youth with chronic illness and their families and provides outpatient therapy services at the Northern Virginia Outpatient Center.

Dr. Monaghan specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents with diabetes, and she also has expertise in treatment of behavioral sleep disorders. Dr. Monaghan is particularly interested in helping adolescents and young adults with diabetes adjust and adapt to new settings and adhere to their daily medical regimen, while also promoting optimal quality of life.

Dr. Monaghan is an active clinical researcher and is committed to a multidisciplinary research program exploring adjustment to illness and ways to promote adherence in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. She is a funded investigator in the area of executive function and health outcomes in young adults with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Monaghan has multiple publications in the area of child health. Her long-term goal is to establish a strong research program promoting adherence, adjustment and quality of life in youth with chronic illnesses.

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Outside Interests

  • Lurie Children's Hospital
  • DSMB 


Nighttime caregiving behaviors among parents of young children with Type 1 diabetes Associations with illness characteristics and parent functioning

(2009) Families, Systems, & Health

Screening and identification of children and adolescents atrisk for depression during a diabetes clinic visit

(2010) Diabetes Spectrum

Screening and identification of children and adolescents atrisk for depression during a diabetes clinic visit

(2010) Diabetes Spectrum