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Clinical Psychologist, Children's Health

Associate Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Board Certified in Clinical Health Psychology


Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship

     Children's Health/Children's Medical Center Dallas (2011-2012)

Predoctoral Psychology Internship

     Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (2010-2011)


Research Interest

  • Bullying
  • Quality of life and psychosocial outcomes in youth with facial differences
  • Quality of life in youth with chronic illness


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The Americleft Psychosocial Outcomes Project: A Multicenter Approach to Advancing Psychosocial Outcomes for Youth With Cleft Lip and Palate.
Crerand CE, Conrad AL, Albert M, Bellucci CC, Heppner CE, Sheikh F, Woodard S, Kapp-Simon KA, Clin Pract Pediatr Psychol 2017 Mar 5 1 65-76
The effects of whole-vault cranioplasty versus strip craniectomy on long-term neuropsychological outcomes in sagittal craniosynostosis.
Derderian CA, Heppner C, Cradock MM, Woo AS, Patel KB, Smyth MD, Viera P, Weprin BE, Seaward J, Smartt JM, Kane AA Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2015 Mar


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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (2012)
  • APA Division 53 - Clinical Child Psychology (2010)
  • APA Division 54 - Society for Pediatric Psychology (2008)
  • APPIC (2015)