Crista Donewar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Psychiatry

Graduate Programs: Clinical Psychology

Biography

Crista Wetherington Donewar is a pediatric psychologist who specializes in working with children with chronic medical conditions and their families. As the lead psychologist of the Psychiatry Consult Service at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, she works with a multidisciplinary team to evaluate and treat children with medical conditions and comborbid psychiatric disorders.

Dr. Donewar also serves as the Training Director for pre-doctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows at Children’s.

Education

Undergraduate University of Florida (1999), Psychology
Graduate School University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2006), Psychology

Publications

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Featured Publications

Brief report: Intellectual and academic functioning in pediatric chronic kidney disease

Duquette, P. J., Hooper, S. R., Wetherington, C. E., Icard, P. F., & Gipson, D. S. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 32(8) 1011-1017

Parent Ratings of Behavioral Functioning After Traumatic Brain Injury in Very Young Children

Wetherington, C. E., Hooper, S. R., Keenan, H. T., Nocera, M., & Runyan, D. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 2010 35(6) 662-671

Neurodevelopmental consequences of early traumatic brain injury in 3-year-old children

Keenan H. T., Hooper S. R., Wetherington C. E., Nocera M., & Runyan D. K. Pediatrics 2007 119(3) e616-23

Memory and executive functions in pediatric chronic kidney disease

Memory and executive functions in pediatric chronic kidney disease Child Neuropsychology 2006 12(6) 391-405

The nervous system and chronic kidney disease in children

Gipson, D. S., Wetherington, C. E., Duquette, P. J., & Hooper, S. R. Pediatric Nephrology 2004 19 19

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Honors/Awards

  • APA Division 54 Student Poster Award Recipient
    (2005)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    (0)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association