Current University: University of Washington
Discipline: Pediatrics and Psychiatry
Member since: March 2009
Dr. Tonya Palermo is a pediatric psychologist and Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at University of Washington with adjunct appointments in Pediatrics and Psychiatry. She has a NIH-funded research program in pediatric chronic pain, and is specifically interested in cognitive-behavioral interventions, internet interventions, sleep disturbances, and parent factors. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and a book on cognitive-behavioral therapy for pediatric chronic pain. Dr. Palermo holds leadership positions in the American Psychological Association and the American Pain Society and serves as an Associate Editor for the Clinical Journal of Pain and for the Journal of Pediatric Psychology.