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Elizabeth Keats Reynolds, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Expertise: Adolescent Health, Adolescent Medicine, Behavioral Medicine, Child Development and Behavioral Health, Clinical Psychology, Psychologist, Psychology, Psychotherapy ...read more
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Liz Reynolds is an associate professor in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Reynolds received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of Maryland, College Park in 2011. She completed her pre-doctoral internship training at Alpert Medical School of Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium. She serves as the Director of Acute Psychological Services within the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Research and clinical interests focus on 1) patient safety, quality, and behavioral programming within youth psychiatric acute care and 2) social-contextual and self-regulatory factors associated with adolescent health risk behaviors. She has lead efforts to develop, implement, and disseminate Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) to reduce the use of seclusion, restraint, and PRN use in acute psychiatric care settings (i.e., inpatient and day hospital services). She completed the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute patient safety and quality improvement leadership academy.
- Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Centers & Institutes
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Clinical Psychology (2012)
- BA, University of Michigan (2004)
- MS, University of Maryland Clinical Psychology (2008)
- Predoctoral Clinical Internship Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium Clinical Psychology (2011)
- PhD, University of Maryland Clinical Psychology (2011)
Research & Publications
Behavioral programming within youth psychiatric acute care (e.g., Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills training, behavioral activation); social-contextual and self-regulatory factors associated with adolescent health risk behaviors with specific focus in moderating risk behavior within youth who receive acute psychiatric care.
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
Reynolds, E.K., Grados, M.A., Praglowski, N., Hankinson, J.C., Deboard-Lucas, R., Goldstein, L., Perry-Parish, C., Specht, M.W., Ostrander, R. Use of Modified Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in a Psychiatric Inpatient Unit for High-Risk Youths. Psychiatric Services. 2016; 67(5):570-573.
Reynolds, E.K., MacPherson, L., Schwartz, S., Fox, N.A., Lejuez, C.W. Analogue Study of Peer Influence on Risk-Taking Behavior in Older Adolescents. Prevention Science. 2014; 15(6):842-849.
Reynolds, E.K., Schreiber, W.M., Geisel, K., MacPherson, L., Ernst, M., Lejuez, C.W. Influence of social stress on risk-taking behavior in adolescents. Journal of Anxiety Disorder. 2013; 27(3): 2717-277.
Reynolds, E.K., MacPherson, L., Matusiewicz, A., Lejuez, C.W. Discrepancy between parent and adolescent perceptions of parental monitoring and adolescent risk behavior engagement. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. 2011; 40: 67-79.
Reynolds EK, GradosMA, PraglowskiN, HankinsonJC, ParrishC, & Ostrander R. Implementation of Modified Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (M-PBIS) in a Youth Psychiatric Partial Hospital Program. Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management. 2019: 24: 64-70.