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Jessica Curley Hankinson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Pediatric Medical Psychology, Psychologist


  • English
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    • University of South Florida School (Tampa FL ) (2009)


    • Kennedy Krieger Institute / Pediatric Psychology (Baltimore MD ) (2011)
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    Selected Publications

    1. Hankinson, J.C., Eldridge, M., Ostrander, R., Shah, B., Reynolds, E., Perry-Parrish, C., Specht, M., & Gearhart, J.P. 2014. Emotional and behavioral functioning in children with bladder exstrophy-epispadias complex: A developmental perspective. Journal of Pediatric Urology.
    2. Hankinson, J.C. & Slifer, K.J. 2013. Behavioral treatments to improve pill swallowing and adherence in an adolescent with renal and connective tissue diseases. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology.
    3. Slifer, K.J., Hankinson, J.C., Zettler, M.A., Frutchey, R., Hendricks, M., Ward, C.M., & Reesman, J. (2011). Distraction, exposure therapy, counterconditioning, and topical anesthetic for acute pain management during needle sticks in children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Clinical Pediatrics, 50, 688-697.
    4. Hankinson, J. C., Thurston, I. B., Fields, S., Rojas, A., Kamboukos, D. and Phares, V. (2010). The connections between individual therapy in the family and adolescents' emotional/behavioral problems. In F. Columbus (Ed.), Family therapy. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
    5. Phares, V., Rojas, A., Thurston, I.B., & Hankinson, J.C. (2010). Including fathers in clinical interventions for children and adolescents. In M. Lamb (Ed.), The role of the father in child development, 5th Edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-1855
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    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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