• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Curriculum Vitae
 

Curriculum Vitae

on

  • 911 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
911
Views on SlideShare
911
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
5
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft Word

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Curriculum Vitae Curriculum Vitae Document Transcript

    • CURRICULUM VITAE Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Division of Adolescent Medicine and Behavioral Science Department of Pediatrics Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 11128 Doctors’ Office Tower 2200 Children’s Way Nashville, Tennessee 37232-9060 Telephone: (615) 936-7000 Fax: (615) 936-0202 E-mail: lynn.walker@vanderbilt.eduEDUCATION12/1981 Ph.D., Psychology (Clinical). George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. (12/22/81)7/1980 – Internship in Clinical Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, Center for Health6/1981 Sciences, Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, California.5/1978 M.S., Psychology, George Peabody College, Nashville, Tennessee.9/1974 – Non-degree student, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.6/1975 (Preparation for graduate studies in psychology.)5/1973 B.A., Latin American Studies. Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio. Junior year abroad: Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS7/1983 – National Research Service Award for Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Institute of6/1985 Child Health and Human Development, NIH. Title: Parent attributions and responses to the behavior of healthy, chronically ill, and mentally retarded children.LICENSURE AND CREDENTIALING7/1994 – National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (#43201)5/1982 – Tennessee State Board of Healing Arts, Psychology License #P853 (issued 5/4/82)2/2007 – National Plan and Provider Enumeration System/National Provider Identifier (#1346332772)PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE1/2002 – Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine and Behavioral Science, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.7/1999 – Professor, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee; secondary appointments in the Department of Psychology and Human Development of Peabody College and the Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 27/1999 – Senior Fellow and Investigator, John F. Kennedy Center for Research on Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.10/1997 – Interim Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt12/2001 University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.7/1992 – Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training Program Member, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Peabody College.1992 – 98 Associate Professor with tenure, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; secondary appointments in the Department of Psychology and Human Development of Peabody College and the Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.7/1986 – Assistant Professor, primary appointment in Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of6/1992 Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; secondary appointment (1989-92) in Department of Psychology and Human Development of Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.7/1985 – Instructor, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University6/1986 School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.7/1983 – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for the Study of Families and Children, Vanderbilt Institute6/1985 for Public Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.7/1982 – Research Instructor (1982-83), Consultant (1983-85), Division of Adolescent Medicine,6/1985 Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.8/1981 – Psychologist, Student Health Service, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.6/1983PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONSAmerican Psychological Association Division 38, Health Psychology Division 52, International Psychology Division 53, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Division 54, Society of Pediatric PsychologyAssociation of Medical School Professors of Psychology (charter member)International Functional Brain Gut Research GroupSociety for Adolescent MedicineTennessee Psychological AssociationRESEARCH GRANTS1986-87 Recurrent Pain in Adolescents (with John W. Greene, M.D.). Vanderbilt University Research Council Award ($7,214).1987-88 Family Influences on Child Illness Behavior. Principal Investigator, Vanderbilt University Research Council Award ($9,792). 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 31987-93 R01 HD23264. Illness Behavior and Somatization in Children and Adolescents. Principal investigator. Funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (Total direct costs: $453,616).1993-97 R01 HD23264. Illness Behavior and Somatization in Children and Adolescents (competing renewal). Principal investigator. Funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (Total direct costs: $271,740).1997-2001 R01 HD23264. Illness Behavior and Somatization in Children and Adolescents (competing renewal). Principal investigator. Funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (Total direct costs: $376,693).1999-2000 Validation of the Pediatric Rome Criteria for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Principal Investigator. Funded by the Multinational Working Team to Develop Criteria for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. (Total direct costs: $29,989).1999-2003 R01 HD36069. Intergenerational Transmission of Illness Behavior. Principal Investigator for Vanderbilt site. (Overall PI is R. Levy, University of Washington.) (Vanderbilt subcontract total direct costs: $34,347)2001-2006 RO1 HD28160. Treatment of Early Childhood Constipation and Encopresis. Principal Investigator for Vanderbilt site (overall PI is Daniel Cox, University of Virginia). Funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. (Vanderbilt subcontract total direct costs: $118,307)2001-2006 R01 HD23264. Illness Behavior and Somatization in Children and Adolescents (competing renewal). Principal investigator. Funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (Total direct costs: $1,012,500).2002-2003 Immigrant Community Assessment. Funded by Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. Co-Principal Investigator. (Total direct costs: $342,912).2003-2007 R01 HD36069. Intergenerational Transmission of Illness Behavior. Principal Investigator for Vanderbilt site. (Overall PI is R. Levy, University of Washington.) (Vanderbilt subcontract total direct costs: $87,539)2007-2012 R01 HD23264. Developmental outcomes of pediatric chronic pain. Principal Investigator. Funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Behavior. (Total direct costs: $1,294.021)CONTRACTS2000 Computerized Assessment of Pediatric Patients’ Symptoms: Development of a Technology for Pediatric Clinical Trials. Principal Investigator. Funded by Glaxo-Wellcome. ($26,325).2001–02 Development of a Protocol for Assessment of Efficacy in Pediatric Clinical Trials of Tegaserod. Principal Investigator. Novartis Pharmaceutical Co. (Total direct costs: $266,462)NIH STUDY SECTION MEMBERSHIP AND AD HOC REVIEWER2001–03 Member, Risk Prevention and Health Behavior Study Section (RPHB#3) 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 42004 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Risk Prevention and Health Behavior Study Section (RPHB#3). Special Emphasis Panel: Factors in Pulmonary Health2005 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Risk Prevention and Health Behavior Integrated Review (RPHB-J 04) 7/20/05. Special Emphasis Panel: Psychosocial Factors in Asthma.2005 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Risk Prevention and Health Behavior Integrated Review (RPHB-J 05) 7/20/05. Special Emphasis Panel: Hypoglycemia Neural Pathways.2004–07 Member, Behavioral Medicine Interventions and Outcomes2007 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Risk Prevention and Health Behavior (2-22-2007). Special Emphasis Panel: Psychological Sequelae of Diagnosis.EXTERNAL REVIEWER2000 Medical Research Council of Canada, ad hoc grant reviewerHONORS1998Significant Research Contribution Award, Society for Pediatric Psychology1998 Honorary University Fellow, University of Exeter, United Kingdom (June, 1998)EDITORIAL RESPONSIBILITIESEditorial Boards Associate Editor, Journal of Community Psychology (1982-84) Editorial Board, Journal of Adolescent Research (1986-97) Editorial Board, Journal of Pediatric Psychology (1993-2007)Guest Reviewer Acta Paediatrica, Annals of Internal Medicine, Cognition and Emotion, Developmental Psychology, Health Psychology, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Pediatrics, Psychological Bulletin, Psychosomatics, Pain, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition..ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE1996-98 Faculty Search Committee, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University.1995- Pediatric Research Working Group, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.1996-05 Advisory Committee, Vanderbilt Hospital Diabetes Education Program, Diabetes Research and Training Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 52000-01 Alcohol Policy Evaluation Committee, College of Arts and Science, Vanderbilt University.2001 Faculty Search Committee, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology2001-02 Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Division of Child Development, Department of Pediatrics2001-03 Medical Center Search Committee for Chair of Psychiatry2001-08 Appointments and Promotion Committee, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.2002 Kennedy Center Strategic Planning Working Group2002 Co-chair, Committee on the Role of the Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics Research Retreat2002.8 Chair, Committee on Professional Incentives and Compensation, Department of Pediatrics2006.7 Chair, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Membership Committee2006- Research Compliant Expert, Vanderbilt University Medical CenterPROFESSIONAL SERVICE1986-87 Examiner for the Tennessee Health-Related Boards, Psychology.1985-92 Ethics Committee of the Tennessee Psychological Association.1994-98 Co-chair, Task Force on International Relations, Society for Pediatric Psychology.1993-98 National Advisory Board Member, Center for Pediatric Psychology Research, College of Health Related Professions, University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville, Florida.1993-94 Reviewer, paper submissions for the American Psychological Association annual convention.2000 Awards Committee, Society for Pediatric Psychology.2000.3 Subcommittee for Abdominal Pain Practice Guidelines, American Academy of Pediatrics2003-06 Pediatric Committee, Rome Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders2004-05 Abstract Selection Committee, American Gastroenterology Association, Section on Functional Bowel Disorders: Psychosocial and Psychotherapeutics.2004.6 Questionnaire Committee, Rome Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders2006- Scientific Advisory Board, National Children’s Pain CenterCLINICAL SERVICE1996-98 Clinical psychology services, Pediatric Chronic Pain Management Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 61985-Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONSWalker, L. S., & Gollin, E. S. (1977). Perceptual role-taking in young children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 24, 343-357.Greene, J. W., Walker, L. S., L. S., Hickson, G., & Thompson, J. (1985). Stressful life events and somatic complaints in adolescents. Pediatrics, 75, 19-22. (Reprinted in Miller, T. W. (Ed.) (1989), Stressful life events (pp. 633-642). Madison, WI: International Universities Press.)Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1986). The social context of adolescent self esteem. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 15, 315-322.Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1987). Negative life events, psychosocial resources, and psycho-physiological symptoms in adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 16, 29-36.Walker, L. S., Ford, M. B., & Donald, W. (1987). Cystic fibrosis and family stress: Effects of age and severity of illness. Pediatrics, 79, 239-246.Robinson, P. D., Greene, J. W., & Walker, L. S. (1988). Functional somatic complaints in adolescents: Relationship to negative life events, self-concept, and family characteristics. Journal of Pediatrics, 113, 588-593.Walker, L. S., McLaughlin, F. J., & Greene, J. W. (1988). Functional illness and family functioning: A comparison of healthy and somaticizing adolescents. Family Process, 27 , 317-325.Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1989). Children with recurrent abdominal pain and their parents: More somatic complaints, anxiety, and depression than other patient families? Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 14, 231-243. (Reprinted in Roberts, M. C., & Wallander, J. L. (Eds.) (1992), Family issues in pediatric psychology (pp. 67-79). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.)Walker, L. S., Ortiz-Valdes, J. A., & Newbrough, J. R. (1989). The role of maternal employment and depression in the psychological adjustment of chronically ill, mentally retarded, and well children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 14, 357-370. (Reprinted in Roberts, M. C., & Wallander, J. L. (Eds.) (1992), Family issues in pediatric psychology (pp. 67-79). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.)Garber, J., Zeman, J. L., & Walker, L. S. (1990). Recurrent abdominal pain in children: Psychiatric diagnoses and maternal psychopathology. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 29, 648-656.Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1991). The Functional Disability Inventory: Measuring a neglected dimension of child health status. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 16, 39-58. (Reprinted in Stevenson, J. (Ed.) (1997), Child psychology portfolio: Health and illness in childhood, (pp.13-17). Windsor, United Kingdom: Nfer- Nelson)Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1991). Negative life events and symptom resolution in pediatric abdominal pain patients. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 16, 341-360.Garber, J., Walker, L. S., & Zeman, J. L. (1991). Somatization symptoms in a community sample of children and adolescents: Further validation of the Childrens Somatization Inventory. Psychological Assessment 3, 588-595. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 7Walker, L. S., Garber, J., & Greene, J. W. (1991). Somatization symptoms in pediatric abdominal pain patients: Relation to chronicity of abdominal pain and parent somatization. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 19, 379-394.Jamison, R. N., & Walker, L. S. (1992). Illness behavior in children of chronic pain patients. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 22, 329-342.Walker, L. S., Van Slyke, D. A., & Newbrough, J. R. (1992). Family resources and stress: A comparison of families of children with cystic fibrosis, diabetes, and mental retardation. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 17, 327-343.Walker, L. S., & Zeman, J. L. (1992). Parental response to child illness behavior. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 17, 49-71.Werner, M. J., Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1993). Alcohol expectancies, problem drinking, and adverse health consequences. Journal of Adolescent Health, 14, 446-453.Walker, L. S., Garber, J. & Greene, J. W. (1993). Psychosocial characteristics of recurrent childhood pain: A comparison of children with recurrent abdominal pain, organic illness, and psychiatric disorders. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 102, 248-258.Walker, L. S., Garber, J., & Greene, J. W. (1994). Somatic complaints in pediatric patients: A prospective study of the role of negative life events, child social and academic competence, and parental somatic complaints. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 62,1213-1221.Werner, M. J., Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1994). Longitudinal evaluation of a screening measure for problem drinking among female college freshmen. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 148, 1331-1337.Werner, M. J., Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1994). Screening for problem drinking among college freshmen. Journal of Adolescent Health, 15, 303-310.Werner, M. J., Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1995). Relation of alcohol expectancies to changes in problem drinking among college students. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 149, 733-739.Werner, M. J., Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1995). The relation of alcohol expectancies to problem drinking among college women. Journal of Adolescent Health, 16, 191-199.Walker, L. S., Garber, J., & Van Slyke, D. A. (1995). Do parents excuse the misbehavior of children with physical or emotional symptoms? An investigation of the pediatric sick role. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 20, 329-345.Walker, L. S., Garber, J., Van Slyke, D. A., & Greene, J. W. (1995). Long-term health outcomes in patients with recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 20, 233-245.Werner, M. J., Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1996). Concurrent and prospective screening for problem drinking among college students. Journal of Adolescent Health, 18, 276-285.Walker, L. S., Smith, C. A., Garber, J., & Van Slyke, D. A. (1997). Development and validation of the Pain Response Inventory for children. Psychological Assessment, 9, 392-405.Garber, J., Van Slyke, D. A., & Walker, L. S. (1998) Concordance between mothers’ and children’s reports of somatic and emotional symptoms in patients with recurrent abdominal pain or psychiatric disorders. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 26, 381-391. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 8Walker, L. S., Guite, J. W., Duke, M., Barnard, J. A., & Greene, J. W. (1998). Recurrent abdominal pain: A potential precursor of irritable bowel syndrome in adolescents and young adults. Journal of Pediatrics, 132, 1010-1015.Claar, R. L., Walker, L. S., & Smith, C. A. (1999). Functional disability in adolescents and young adults with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome: The role of academic, social, and athletic competence. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 24, 271-280.Claar, R. L, & Walker, L. S. (1999). Maternal attributions for the causes and remedies of their children’s abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 24, 345-354.Von Baeyer, C., & Walker, L. S. (1999). Children with recurrent abdominal pain: Research criteria for selection of subjects. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 20, 307-313.Guite, J., Walker, L.S., Smith, C.A., Garber, J. (2000). Children’s perceptions of peers with somatic symptoms: The impact of gender, stress, and illness. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 25, 125-135.Walker, L.S., Smith, C.A., Garber, J., Van Slyke, D.A., & Claar, R. (2001). The relation of daily stressors to somatic and emotional symptoms in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 69, 85-91.Walker, L. S., & Sorrells, S. (2002). Brief report: Assessment of childrens gastrointestinal symptoms for clinical trials. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 27, 303-307.Claar, R. L., Walker, L. S., & Barnard, J. A. (2002). Childrens knowledge, anticipatory anxiety, procedural distress, and recall of esophagogastroduodenoscopy. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 34, 68-72.Claar, R. L, Walker, L. S., Smith, C. A., & Garber, J. (2002). The influence of appraisals in understanding children’s experiences with medical procedures. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 27, 553-563.Walker, L. S., Claar, R. L., & Garber, J. (2002). Social consequences of childrens pain: When do they encourage symptom maintenance? Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 27, 689-698.Ritterband, L. M., Cox, D. J., Walker, L. S., Kovatchev, B., McKnight, L., Patel, K., Borowitz, S., & Sutphen, J. (2003) An internet treatment intervention as adjunctive therapy for pediatric encopresis. Journal of Clinical and Consulting Psychology, 71, 910-917.Walker, L. S., Lipani, T. A., Greene, J. W., Caines, K., Stutts, J., Polk, D. B., Caplan, A., & Rasquin-Weber, A. (2004). Recurrent abdominal pain: Subtypes based on the Rome II criteria for pediatric functional gastrointestinal disorders. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 38, 187-191.Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. E., Walker, L. S., Von Korff, M., Feld, A. D., Garner, M., & Christie, D. (2004). Increased somatic complaints and health care utilization in children: Effects of parent IBS status and parent response to gastrointestinal symptoms. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 99, 1-10.Chitkara, D. K., Camilleri, M., Zinsmeister, A. R., Burton, D., El-Youssef, M., Freese, D., Walker, L.S., & Stephens, D. (2005). Gastric sensory and motor dysfunction in adolescents with functional dyspepsia. Journal of Pediatrics, 146, 500-505.Walker, L. S., Smith, C. A., Garber, J., & Claar, R. L. (2005). Testing a model of pain appraisal and coping in children with chronic abdominal pain. Health Psychology, 24, 364 – 374.Ritterband, L. M., Borowitz, S. M., Cox, D. J., Kovatchev, B., Walker, L. S., Lucas, V., & Sutphen, J. (2005). 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 9 Using the Internet to provide information prescriptions. Pediatrics, 116, e643-647.Caplan, A., Walker, L. S., & Rasquin, A. (2005). Development and validation of the Questionnaire on Pediatric Gastrointestinal Symptoms to assess functional gastrointestinal disorders in children and adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 4, 296-304.Caplan, A., Walker, L. S., & Rasquin, A. (2005). Validation of the Pediatric Rome II Criteria for functional gastrointestinal symptoms using the Questionnaire on Pediatric Gastrointestinal Symptoms. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 41, 305-316.Walker, L. S., Williams, S. E., Smith, C. A., Garber, J., & Naliboff, B. D. (2006). Validation of a symptom provocation test for laboratory studies of pediatric abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 31, 703-713.Lipani, T. A., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Childrens appraisal and coping with pain: Relation to maternal ratings of worry and restrictions in family activities. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 31, 667-673.Van Slyke, D. A., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Mothers’ responses to children’s pain. Clinical Journal of Pain, 22, 387-391.Uc, A., Hyman, P. E., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Functional gastrointestinal disorders in African-American children in primary care. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 42, 270-274.Claar, R. L., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Functional assessment in pediatric chronic pain: Validation of the Functional Disability Inventory. Pain, 121, 77-84.Mulvaney, S., Lambert, E. W., Garber, J., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Trajectories of symptoms and impairment for pediatric patients with functional abdominal pain: A 5-year longitudinal study. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 45, 737-744.Walker, L. S., Williams, S. E., Smith, C. A., Garber, J., Van Slyke, D. A., & Lipani, T. A. (2006). Parent attention versus distraction: Impact on symptom complaints by children with and without chronic functional abdominal pain. Pain, 122, 43-52.Ritterband, L. M., Cox, D. J., Gordon, T. L., Borowitz, S. M., Kovatchev, B. P., Walker, L. S., & Sutphen, J. L. (2006). Examining the added value of audio, graphics, and interactivity in an internet intervention for pediatric encopresis. Children’s Health Care, 35, 47-59.Levy, R. L., Langer, S. L., Walker, L. S., Feld, L. D., & Whitehead, W. E. (2006). Relationship between decision to take a child to the clinic for abdominal pain and maternal psychological distress. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 160, 961-965.Walker, L. S., Levy, R. L., & Whitehead, W. E. (2006). Validation of a measure of protective parent responses to children’s pain. Clinical Journal of Pain, 22, 712-716.Walker, L.S., Smith, C.A., Garber, J., & Claar, R.L. (2007). Appraisal and coping with daily stressors by pediatric pain patients and well children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 32, 206-216.Campo, J.V., Bridge, J., Lucas, A., Savorelli, S., Walker, L. S., DiLorenzo, C., Iyengar, S., & Brent, D. A. (2007). Physical and emotional health of mothers of youth with functional abdominal pain. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 161, 131-137 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 10Little, C., Williams, S. E., & Walker, L. S. (2007). Multiple somatic symptoms linked to positive screen for depression in pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 44, 58-62.Langer, S. L., Walker, L. S., Romano, J. M., Whitehead, W. E., Feld, L., & Levy, R.L. (2007). Predictors of maternal responses to child abdominal pain. Children’s Healthcare, 36, 63-81.Walker, L. S., Baber, K. F., Garber, J., & Smith, C. A. (2008). A typology of pain coping strategies in pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain. Pain, 137, 266-275.Anderson, J., Acra, S., Bruehl, s., & Walker, L. S. (in press). The relation between clinical symptoms and experimental visceral hypersensitivity in pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.Walker, L. S. (in press). Psychological factors in the development and natural history of functional gastrointestinal disorders. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.Puzanovova, M., Rudzinski, E., Shirkey, K. C., Cherry, R., Acra, S., & Walker, L. S. (2008). Sex, Psychological Factors, and Reported Symptoms Influence Referral for Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and Biopsy Results in Children With Chronic Abdominal Pain. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 47, 54-60.Walker, L. S., Beck, J., Garber, J., & Lambert, W. (in press). The Children’s Somatization Inventory: Psychometric properties of the revised form (CSI-24) and evidence for a continuum of symptom reporting in youth. Journal of Pediatric Psychology.McGrath, P. J., Turk, D.C., Dworkin, r. H., Brown, M. T., Davidson, K., Eccleston, C., Finley, A. G., Goldscneider, K., Haverkos, L., Hertz, S. H., Ljungman, G., Palermo, T., Rappaport, B. A., Rhodes, T., Schechter, N., Scott, J., Sethna, N., Svensson, O. K., Stinson, J., von Baeyer, C., Walco, G., Walker, L. S., Weisman, S., White, R. E., Zajicek, A., & Zeltzer, L. (in press). Core outcome domains and measures for pediatric acute, recurrent and chronic pain clinical trials: PedIMMPACT recommendations. Journal of Pain.Walker, L.S., Beck, J.E., Garber, J., & Lambert, W. (in press). The Children’s Somatization Inventory: Psychometric Properties of the Revised Form (CSI-24). Journal of Pediatric Psychology.MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEWGeist, R., Weinstein, M, Walker, L. S., & Campo, J. Medically unexplained symptoms in young people: The doctor’s dilemma.BOOK CHAPTERS AND INVITED PUBLICATIONSBrennan, T., Brewington, S., & Walker, L. S. (1974). A Study of Issues Relating to Runaway Behavior. Washington, D.C.: Office of Youth Development, DHEW.Walker, L. S. (1985). Mothers attributions regarding the behavior of chronically ill children. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 266 342). 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 11Walker, L. S., & Wallston, B. S. (1985). Social adaptation: A review of dual earner family literature. In L. LAbate (Ed.), Handbook of Family Psychology and Family Therapy (pp. 698-740). Homewood, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin.Walker, L. S., Rozee-Koker, P., & Wallston, B. S. (1987). Social policy and the dual-career family: Bringing the social context into counseling. The Counseling Psychologist, 15, 97-121.Greene, J. W., Werner, M. J., & Walker, L. S. (1992). Stress and the modern adolescent. Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews, 3, 1-16.Walker, L. S., Greene, J. W., Garber, J., Horndasch, R. L., Barnard, J., & Ghishan, F. (1993). Psychosocial factors in pediatric abdominal pain: Implications for assessment and treatment. The Clinical Psychologist, 46, 206-213.Walker, L. S., Smith, C. A., Garber, J. & Greene, J. W. (1995). Commentary: Recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 20, 407-411.Eiser, C., & Walker, L. S. (1996). Publishing child health psychology. Health Psychology Update, 26, 3-5.Greene, J. W., & Walker, L. S. (1997). Psychosomatic problems and stress in adolescents. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 44, 1557-1572.Walker, L. S., & Heflinger, C. A. (1998). Quality of life predictors in pediatric abdominal pain patients: Findings at initial assessment and five-year follow-up. In D. D. Drotar (Ed.), Measuring health-related quality of life in children and adolescents: Implications for research and practice. (pp. 237-252). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.Walker, L. S. (1999). Empirical foundations for the development of behavioral interventions for recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 24, 129-130.Walker, L. S. (1999). The evolution of research on recurrent abdominal pain: History, assumptions and new directions. In P. J. McGrath & G. A. Finley (Eds.), Chronic and recurrent pain in children and adolescents (pp. 141-172). Seattle: International Association for the Study of Pain.Walker, L. S. (1999). Pathways between recurrent abdominal pain and adult functional gastrointestinal disorders. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 20, 14-16.Walker, L. S. (2002). Psychosocial issues in recurrent abdominal pain: Solving the problem of school absence. In L. G. Feld & J. Hyams, Consensus in Pediatrics: Recurrent abdominal pain. Evansville, IN: Mead Johnson Nutritionals.Walker, L. S., & Johnson, W. S. (2003). Recurrent abdominal pain and functional gastrointestinal disorders. In R. Brown (Ed.), Handbook of pediatric psychology in school settings. (pp. 299-312). Lawrence Erlbaum.Walker, L. S. (2004). Helping the child with recurrent abdominal pain return to school. Pediatric Annals, 33, 128-136.Hazinski, T. J., & Walker, L. S. (2004). Site of care for the treatment of cystic fibrosis exacerbations: Does it matter? Editorial, Journal of Pediatrics, 144, 696-697.Subcommittee of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. (2005). Chronic abdominal pain in children: A technical review, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 40, 249-254. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 12Levy, R. L., & Walker, L. S. (2005). Cognitive behavior therapy for the treatment of recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 19, 39-51.Rasquin, A., Di Lorenzo, C., Forbes, D., Guiraldes, E., Hyams, J. S., Staiano, A., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Childhood functional gastrointestinal disorders: Child/Adolescent. Gastroenterology, 130, 1527-1537.Jones, D. S., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Recurrent abdominal pain in children. Encyclopedic Reference of Pain. New York: Springer-Verlag.PUBLISHED ABSTRACTSNewbrough, J. R., Lorenz, R. A., Simpkins, C. G., Walker, L. S., & Dokecki, P. R. (1986). Parent-child responsibility for the management of juvenile diabetes. Diabetes, 35 (Supplement 1), 23a.Walker, L. S. (1991). Maternal distress, illness severity, and child adjustment in cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology (Supplement 6), 105.Walker, L. S., Garber, J., Greene, J. W., Horndasch, R., & Ghishan, F. (1991). Psychological distress in pediatric patients with recurrent abdominal pain, peptic diseases, and dysfunctional bowel disorders. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 6, 147.Horndasch, R., Greene, J. W., Walker, L. S., Ghishan, F., Barnard, J., & Vieira, P. (1991). Incidence of organic diagnoses and utility of workup in recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 6, 151.Jamison, R. N., Walker, L. S., Philpo, B., & Lindsey, K. A. (1991). Somatic complaints and pain behavior in children of chronic pain patients. Clinical Journal of Pain, 7, 60.Stutts, J.T., Walker, L.S., Greene, J.W., Washington, K., Lamps, L., & Barnard, J.A. (1998). Relation of pain intensity to endoscopic findings and coping strategies in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 27, 470.Stutts, J.T., Van Slyke, D.A., Walker, L.S., Greene, J.W., & Barnard, J.B. (1999). Pain intensity in children with recurrent abdominal pain correlates with depression but not with endoscopic findings. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 29, 470Stutts, J.T., Caines, K.E., Dickens, C.H., Lipani, T.A., & Walker, L.S. (2000). Diagnostic subgroups of functional gastrointestinal disorders in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 31, 5176Bermudez, O. B., Claar, R. L., Lipani, T. A., & Walker, L. S. (2000). Pain and malaise in children and adolescents: The role of social support. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22, S007.Garber, J., Walker, L. S., Claar, R. L., & Smith, C. A. (2000). Relations among negative affectivity, stress, and somatic complaints in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22, S015.Guite, J. W., Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (2000). Does recurrent abdominal pain of childhood predict irritable bowel syndrome in adolescents and young adults? Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22, S016.Walker, L. S., Garber, J., Smith, C. A., Van Slyke, D., & Claar, R. L. (2000). Stress reactivity in patients with recurrent abdominal pain. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22, S114.Levy, R.L., Whitehead, W.E., Walker, L.S, Feld, A. D., and Garner, M. (2003). Psychological symptoms of the 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 13 mother but not the child influence whether children with abdominal pain are brought to the pediatrician. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65, A-9.Garner, M.D., Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. E., Walker, L. S., Feld, A. D., Christie, D. L., & Von Korff, M. (2003). Measuring the impact of gastrointestinal illness on school attendance, Gastroenterology, 124 (4), Suppl 1, A-532.Levy, R. L., Garner, M. D., Christie, D. L., Whitsett, S. F., Whitehead, W. E., Walker, L. S., & Feld, A. D. (2003). Changes in childhood recurrent abdominal pain and parental responses with cognitive behavioral therapy. Gastroenterology, 124 (4), Suppl 1, A-530.Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. F., Walker, L. S., Garner, M. D., Christie, D. L., Von Korff, M., & Feld, K. A. (2003). Multiple children within a family: Similar response to gastrointestinal symptoms? Gastroenterology, 124 (4), Suppl 1, A-528.Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. E., Walker, L. S., Garner, M. D., Von Korff, M., Christie, D. L., & Feld, K. A. (2003). Beliefs and coping strategies for gastrointestinal symptoms: What do children learn from their parents? Gastroenterology, 124 (4), Suppl 1, A-96.Lipani, T.A., Voss, K. D., Williams, S. E., Freeman, K. E., Van Slyke, D. A., Greene, J. W., Smith, C. A., Garber, J., & Walker, L. S. (2003). Functional disability in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Gastroenterology, 124 (4), Suppl 1, A-395.Profeta, A..A., Greene, J. W., Polk, D. B., & Walker, L. S. (2003). Gastrointestinal symptoms in pediatric patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Gastroenterology, 124 (4), Suppl 1, A-397.Walker, L. S., Lipani, T., Greene, J. W., Caines, K., Stutts, J., Polk, D. B., Caplan, A., & Rasquin-Weber, A. (2003). Subtypes of recurrent abdominal pain based on the Rome criteria for functional gastrointestinal disorders. Gastroenterology, 124 (4), Suppl 1, A-388.Walker, L. S., Smith, C. A., Garber, J., & Van Slyke, D. A. (2003). Effect of parental sympathy versus distraction on abdominal distress in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Gastroenterology, 124 (4), Suppl 1, A-96.Little, C. A., Williams, S. E., & Walker, L. S. (2004). Depression influences symptom presentation in pediatric patients with recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 39 Supplement 1:S372.Walker, L. S. & Jones, D. S. (2005). Psychosocial factors: Impact on symptom severity and outcomes of pediatric functional gastrointestinal disorders. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 41 Supplement 1:S51-52.Langer, S.L., Levy, R.L., Whitehead, W.E., Walker, L.S. (2006). “Tummyache? Sick day.” Predictors of protectiveness among mothers of children with recurrent abdominal pain. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 31, S111.Langer, S.L., Walker, L.S., Romano, J.M., Whitehead, W.E., Levy, R.L. (2006). Predictors of maternal responses to child gastrointestinal symptoms. Gastroenterology, 130 (4, Suppl. 2), S1271.Puzanovova, M., Diedrich, A., Lambert, W., Shelby, G., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Spectral analysis of baseline heart rate variability in children with functional abdominal pain. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 18, 751-752. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 14Freeman, K., Anderson, J., Puzanovova, M., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Rome II vs. Rome III criteria for functional gastrointestinal disorders in pediatric patients evaluated for abdominal pain. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 18, 673. (Award for Abstract of Distinction)Shelby, G., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Long-term outcomes of pediatric chronic abdominal pain. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 18, 752.PAPERS PRESENTED AT NATIONAL MEETINGSFlorin, P., Marcus, P., Rom-Rymer, B., Walker, L. S., & Wandersman, A. (1977). The use of a conceptual model of participation to investigate neighborhood participation. Annual meeting of the Environmental Design Research Association, Urbana, IL.Walker, L. S. (1978). Dual career couples: Job seeking strategy and marital satisfaction. Annual meeting of the Association for Women in Psychology, Pittsburgh, PA.Walker, L. S. (1985). Mothers attributions regarding the behavior of chronically ill children. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.Walker, L. S., McLaughlin, F. J., & Greene, J. W. (1986). Functional illness and family functioning. Presented to the Society for Research on Adolescence, Madison, WI.Newbrough, J. R., Lorenz, R. A., Simpkins, C. G., Walker, L. S., & Dokecki, P. R. (1986). Parent-child responsibility for the management of diabetes. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association, Anaheim, CA.Walker, L. S., Ford, M. B., & Donald, W. D. (1986). Stress in families with cystic fibrosis. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.Robinson, P., Greene, J. W., & Walker, L. S. (1987). Functional pain in adolescents: Relationship to negative life events, self-concept, and family characteristics. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, Seattle, WA.Garber, J., Zeman, J. L., & Walker, L. S. (1988). Recurrent abdominal pain in children: "Masked" anxiety? Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Seattle, WA.Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1988). Family environment and pediatric abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.Garber, J., Zeman, J., & Walker, L. S. (1988). Psychiatric status of children with recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.Walker, L. S., (1988). The influence of maternal depression and employment status on behavior problems in chronically ill, mentally retarded, and healthy children. Presented at the NIMH Family Research Consortium Third Annual Summer Institute, Hilton Head, SC.Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1988). Development and validation of a measure of functional disability for children and adolescents. Presented at the Florida Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, FL. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 15Walker, L. S., Garber, J., & Greene, J. W. (1989). Symptoms of somatization disorder in children and adolescents with recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.Walker, L. S., & Zeman, J. L. (1989). Mother and father reinforcement of child illness behavior. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.Garber, J., Zeman, J. L., & Walker, L. S. (1989). Somatization in a community sample of children and adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.Garber, J., Zeman, J. L., & Walker, L. S. (1989). The association between psychiatric and somatic symptoms. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York, NY.Walker, L. S. (1989). Competence and illness behavior in children and adolescents. Presented at the Florida Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, FL.Jamison, R. N., Walker, L. S., Philpo, B., & Lindsey, K. A. (1990). Somatic complaints and pain behavior in children of chronic pain patients. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Pain Society, St. Louis, MO.Garber, J., & Walker, L. S. (1990). Child somatization symptoms in the community and in the pediatric clinic. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Chicago, IL.Walker, L. S., & Van Slyke, D. (1990). Resources and stress in families of children with chronic conditions. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.Walker, L. S., & Van Slyke, D. A. (1990). Illness behavior and social competence in adolescents. Presented at the Society for Research in Adolescence, Atlanta, GA.Garber, J., & Walker, L. S. (1991). Somatic symptoms in depressed, anxious-depressed, and abdominal pain patients. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Francisco, CAWalker, L. S. (1991). Maternal distress, illness severity, and child adjustment in cystic fibrosis. Presented at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Dallas, TX. (Invited presentation)Walker, L. S., & Garber, J. (1991). The family context of recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the Florida Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, FL.Van Slyke, D. A., MacLean, W. E., Walker, L. S., & Campbell, P. W. (1991). Assessment of cystic fibrosis patients adherence to chest physiotherapy regimens. Presented at the Florida Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, FL.Douglas, S., Kleckner, D., & Walker, L. S. (1991). Social competence predicts maintenance of symptoms and functional disability in pediatric patients. Presented at the Florida Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, FL.Walker, L. S. (1992). Functional vs. organic abdominal pain: How useful a dichotomy? Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.Garber, J., & Walker, L. S. (1992). Predictors of depressive symptoms in pediatric patients: The role of life events and perceived competence. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Washington, D.C. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 16Van Slyke, D. A., Walker, L. S., & Garber, J. (1992). Utilization of health services by children with recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.Walker, L. S. (1993). Pediatric pain: A review of current research and practice. Invited presentation at the Florida Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, Florida.Werner, M., Walker, L., & Greene, J. W. (1993). Longitudinal evaluation of predictors of alcohol-related health problems among college freshman women. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Medical Education and Research on Substance Abuse, Bethesda, Maryland.Garber, J., & Walker, L. S. (1993). Psychosocial correlates of recurrent abdominal pain in children. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Antonio, Texas.Walker, L. S., Garber, J., & Van Slyke, D. A. (1995). Five-year follow-up of recurrent abdominal pain patients. Presented at the Florida Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, Florida.Corbitt, M. L., Walker, L. S., & Smith, C. A. (1997). Chronic pain and depression in children. Presented at the Child Health Psychology Conference, Gainesville, Florida.Guite, J. W., Walker, L. S., Smith, C. A., & Garber, J. (1997). Children’s reactions to somatic symptoms in their peers. Presented at the Child Health Psychology Conference, Gainesville, Florida.Lewis, R. E., Duke, M. W., & Walker, L. S. (1997). Mothers’ perceptions of the causes and remedies for their children’s chronic abdominal pain. Presented at the Child Health Psychology Conference, Gainesville, Florida.Van Slyke, D. A., Smith, C. A., Walker, L. S., & Garber, J. (1997). The development and validation of the Children’s Pain Belief Questionnaire. Presented at the Child Health Psychology Conference, Gainesville, Florida.Hepburn, S.L., Stone, W. L., Walker, L. S., & Guite, J. W. (1997). Parental attributions regarding behavior of young children with communication disorders. Presented at the Child Health Psychology Conference, Gainesville, Florida.Walker, L. S., Smith, C. A., Garber, J., & Van Slyke, D. A. (1997). Children’s strategies for coping with chronic or recurrent pain: Development and validation of the Pain Response Inventory for Children. Presented at the Child Health Psychology Conference, Gainesville, Florida.Walker, L. S. (1998). Stress resistance and vulnerability in pediatric pain patients. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California. (Invited presentation.)Stutts, J. T., Walker, L. S., Greene, J.W., Van Slyke, D. A., Washington, K., Lamps, L. & Barnard, J. A. (1998). Relation of pain intensity ratings to endoscopic findings and use of passive pain coping strategies in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, Orlando, Florida.Walker, L.S., Garber, J., Smith, C.A., Van Slyke, D. A., & Claar, R.L. (1999). Daily diary methodology in the study of pediatric recurrent pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Boston, Massachusetts. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 17Guite, J.W., Walker, L.S., & Greene, J.W. (2000). Does recurrent abdominal pain of childhood predict irritable bowel syndrome in adolescents and young adults? Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.Garber, J., Walker, L.S., Claar, R.L., & Smith, C.A. (2000). Relations among negative affectivity, stress, and somatic complaints in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.Bermudez, O., Claar, R.L., Lipani, T.A., & Walker, L.S. (2000). Pain and malaise in children and adolescents: the role of social support. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.Claar, R.L., Lipani, T.A., & Walker, L.S. (2000). Daily symptoms and illness episodes in children and families: a comparison of children with recurrent abdominal pain and well children. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.Walker, L.S., Garber, J., Smith, C.A., & Claar, R.L. (2000). Stress reactivity in patients with recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.Stutts, J.T., Claar, R.L., & Walker, L.S. (2000). The relation of gastrointestinal symptoms to psychosocial characteristics in a community-based sample of children and adolescents. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, California.Walker, L.S. (2000). Assessment of psychosocial factors in functional abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. E., Walker, L. S., & Lonczak, H. S. (2001). Mother and child congruence in response to pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA.Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. E., Walker, L. S., & Lonczak, H. S. (2001). Concordance between mothers and childrens reports of childrens symptoms. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA.Whitehead, W. E., Levy, R. L., Walker, L. S., Von Korff, M., Lonczack, H., Bradshaw, B., & Feld, A. D. (2001). Childrens gastrointestinal complaints and family size. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Gastroenterological Society, Atlanta, GA.Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. E., Lonczack, H., Walker, L. S., Von Korff, M., Bradshaw, B., & Feld, A. D. (2001). Family stress and behavior problems are associated with more gastrointestinal symptoms and school absences. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Gastroenterology Society, Atlanta, GA.Walker, L. S. (2001). Development of chronic pain behavior in children. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Pain Society. Phoenix, AZ. (Invited presentation.)Williams, S. E., Voss, K., Claar, R. L., Lipani, T. A., & Walker, L. S. (2001). Quality of life in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the Child Health Psychology Conference, Gainesville, FL.Lipani, T., & Walker, L. S. (2001). Childrens appraisals of recurrent abdominal pain: Impact on family functioning. Presented at the Child Health Psychology Conference, Gainesville, FL. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 18Guite, J., Walker, L. S., Smith, C., Garber, J., von Eys, P., & Thoits, P. (2001). The relation of psychological and biomedical factors to childrens experience of abdominal pain. Presented at the Child Health Psychology Conference, Gainesville, FL.Walker, L. S., & Sorrells, S. (2001). Computerized assessment of gastrointestinal symptoms in pediatric patients. Presented at the Child Health Psychology Conference, Gainesville, FL.Claar, L. L., Walker, L. S., & Smith, C. A. (2001). The influences of appraisals on anticipatory anxiety, procedural distress, and post-procedural evaluation in children undergoing esophagogastroduodendenoscopy. Presented at the Child Health Psychology Conference, Gainesville, FL.Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. E., Lonczak, H., Walker, L. S., & Feld, A. D. (2001). Intergenerational effects of IBS on an important daily activity: School attendance. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology.Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. E., Lonczak, H., Walker, L. S., & Feld, A. D. (2002). How is illness behavior transmitted between parents with irritable bowel syndrome and their children. Presented at the annual meeting of Digestive Disease Week, San Francisco, CA.Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. E., Lonczak, H., Walker, L. S., & Feld, A. D. (2002). Children of women with irritable bowel syndrome: Evidence for more gastrointestinal illness behavior. Presented at the annual meeting of Digestive Disease Week, San Francisco, CA.Little, C. A., Van Slyke, D. A., Schettler-Duncan, A., & Walker, L. S. (2002). Parent ratings of the accuracy of their own reports and their childrens reports of pediatric gastrointestinal symptoms. Presented at the annual meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. San Antonio, TX.Walker, L. S. (2002). Behavioral management of functional abdominal pain. Postgraduate course presented at the annual meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. San Antonio, TX. (Invited presentation.)Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. E., Walker, L. S., Feld, K. A., & Garner, M. (2003). Psychological symptoms of the mother but not the child influence whether children with abdominal pain are brought to the pediatrician. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT.Ritterband, L. M., Cox, D. C., Walker, L. S., Kovatchev, B., McKnight, L., Patel, K., Borowitz, S. M., & Sutphen, J. (2003). An Internet Intervention for Pediatric Encopresis. Presented at Fourth Annual eHealth Developers Summit, San Diego, California. (Award for Best eHealth Research Paper of the Year, Sponsored by the Health e-Technologies Initiative, National Program Office of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for eHealth.)Williams, S. E., Walker, L. S., Van Slyke, D. A., & Lipani, T. A. (2003). The water load procedure as a laboratory analogue for recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.Profeta, A., Greene, J. W., & Walker, L. S. (2003). Depressive symptoms in children with irritable bowel syndrome: Relation to severity and long-term course of somatic symptoms and activity restriction. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.Freeman, K. E., & Walker, L. S. (2003). Social context of catastrophizing in pediatric patients with recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 19Lipani, T. A., Van Slyke, D., & Walker, L. S. (2004). Children with recurrent abdominal pain: What stresses them out? Poster presented at the National Conference for Child Health Psychology, Charleston, SC.Levy, R. L., Whitehead, W. E., Walker, L. S., Feld,, A. D., VonKorff, M., Christie, D. L., Garner, M. D., & White, C. R. (2004). Impact of learned illness behavior on health care costs. Presented at the annual meeting of Digestive Disease Week, New Orleans, LA.Little, C., Williams, S. E., & Walker. L. S. (2004). Depression influences symptom presentation in recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of Digestive Disease Week, New Orleans, LA.Little, C., Williams, S. E., & Walker. L. S. (2004). Depression influences symptom presentation in recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, Orlando, FL. Awarded Presidential Blue Ribbon for posters scoring n the top 5%.Dufton, L. M., Jones, D. S., Williams, S. E., & Walker, L. S. (2005). Autonomic responses in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. Received Student Poster Award.Freeman, K.E., Walker, L.S. & Smith, C.A. (2005). A typology of pain coping profiles in pediatric patients with abdominal pain. Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Washington DC.Funke, L., Freeman, K.E. & Walker, L.S. (2005). Mothers’ Appraisals and Responses to Child Pain Episodes. Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.Williams, S. E., & Walker, L. S. (2005). Parent attention versus distraction on symptom complaints by children with and without functional abdominal pain. Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Washington DC.Shelby, G. D., Williams, S. E., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Predictors of symptom response to the water load procedure in children with functional abdominal pain. National conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, Fl.Shirkey, K. C., & Walker, L. S. (2006). Coping with pediatric chronic abdominal pain: Predictive power of aggregated daily assessments compared to dispositional assessment of coping. National Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, FL.Williams, S. E., & Walker, L. S. (2006). The impact of parent solicitous behavior on symptom complaints by children with and without functional abdominal pain. National Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, FL.Walker, L. S., & Chambers, C. (2007). The role of parents in pediatric chronic pain. Pediatric Pain Day, American Pain Society, Washington, D.C. (Invited)PAPERS PRESENTED AT INTERNATIONAL MEETINGSWalker, L. S., & Newbrough, J. R. (1979). La universidad, el cambio social y la psicologia comunitaria en los Estados Unidos ("The university, social change, and community psychology in the U.S."). Presented in Spanish at the Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Lima, Peru.Walker, L. S. (1983). Family coping with mental retardation: An attributional analysis. In L.S. Walker (Chair), Integrating a marginal group: The case of the mentally retarded. Symposium conducted at the Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Quito, Ecuador. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 20Walker, L. S., Wallston, B. S., & Moran, M. (1983). Ecologia social de las familias en las que ambos conyuges trabajan ("Social ecology of dual earner families"). Presented in Spanish at the Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Quito, Ecuador.Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1985). El apoyo social y la salud del adolecente. ("Social support and adolescent health"). Presented in Spanish at the Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Caracas, Venezuela.Walker, L. S. (1989). Psicologia pediatrica: Definicion e historia ("Pediatric psychology: Definition and history"). Presented in Spanish at the Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Buenos Aires, Argentina.Walker, L. S., & Greene, J. W. (1989). Dolor abdominal recurrente: Investigacion y tratamiento ("Recurrent abdominal pain: Research and treatment"). Presented in Spanish at the Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Buenos Aires, Argentina.Walker, L.S., Greene, J. W., Garber, J., Barnard, J., & Ghishan, F. (1991). Emotional disorder in pediatric patients referred for evaluation of abdominal pain. Presented at the Congress of the Interamerican Society of Psychology, San Jose, Costa Rica.Walker, L. S., Garber, J., Greene, J. W., Horndasch, R., & Ghishan, F. (1991). Psychological distress in pediatric patients with recurrent abdominal pain, peptic diseases, and dysfunctional bowel disorders. Presented at the International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, Montreal, Canada.Horndasch, R., Greene, J. W., Walker, L. S., Ghishan, F., Barnard, J., & Vieira, P. (1991). Incidence of organic diagnoses and utility of workup in recurrent abdominal pain. Presented at the International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, Montreal, Canada.Walker, L. S. (1994). The role of the psychologist in the assessment and treatment of pediatric pain (presented in Spanish). Invited workshop for the Instituto Tecnico y Estudios Superiores del Occidente, Guadalajara, Mexico.Walker, L. S., & Richtsmeier, A. J. (1994). Chronic and recurrent pain. Invited workshop for Education Day, International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, Philadelphia, PA.Walker, L. S. (1996). Quality of life predictors of outcome in pediatric recurrent abdominal pain. International Consensus Conference on Pediatric Quality of Life sponsored by the Genentech Foundation and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. (Invited presentation.)Walker, L. S. (1996). Predictors of long-term outcomes in pediatric recurrent abdominal pain. International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, D. C.Walker, L. S. (1998). Somatization in adolescents: From abdominal pain to irritable bowel syndrome. International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark.Walker, L. S. (1998). Research on recurrent abdominal pain: History, assumptions, and new directions. International Pediatric Pain Forum, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Invited presentation.)Uc, A., Hyman, P.E., & Walker, L.S. (2001). Prevalence of functional gastrointestinal disorders in African- American children. Presented at the World Congress of Gastroenterology.Rasquin-Weber, A., Walker, L. S., & Caplan-Dover, A. (2001). Assessment and treatment of pediatric functional gastrointestinal disorders (workshop). Presented at the International Symposium on Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Milwaukee, WI. (Invited presentation.) 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 21Walker, L. S. (2003). Cognitive behavioral therapy for functional gastrointestinal disorders in children. Presented at the International Symposium on Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Milwaukee, WI. (Invited presentation.)Cornfield, D., Arzubiaga, A., & Walker, L. S. (2003). Incorporación de Grupo y Actitudes frente al Empleo: Variaciones Etnicas entre Trabajadores Inmigrantes en Nashville. Paper presented at the IV Congreso Latinoamericana de Sociología del Trabajo, Asociación Latinoamericana de Sociología del Trabajo. Havana, Cuba.Little, C. A., Williams, S. E., & Walker, L. S. (2004). Depression influences symptom presentation in pediatric patients with recurrent abdominal pain. Second World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. Paris, France. (Received Award of Excellence).Walker, L. S. (2005). RAP criteria versus Rome criteria: Do we have to choose? Presented at the International Symposium on Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Milwaukee, WI. (Invited presentation.)Walker, L. S., & Jones, D. S. (2005). Psychosocial factors: Impact on symptom severity and outcomes of pediatric functional gastrointestinal disorders. Presented at the European Pediatric Gastrointestinal Motility Meeting. Amsterdam. (Invited presentation.)Walker, L. S. (2006). Developmental perspectives on pediatric chronic abdominal pain. International Symposium on Pediatric Pain. Vancouver, Canada. (Invited presentation)Walker, L. S. (2006). Children with functional gastrointestinal disorders: Short and long-term outcomes. Joint Neurogastroenterology and Motility International Meeting. Boston, MA. (Invited presentation).Walker, L. S. (2006). Epidemiology: Childhood factors. International Symposium on Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Milwaukee, WI. (Invited presentation.)Walker, L. S. (2006). Patterns of coping in children with functional gastrointestinal disorders. International Symposium on Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Milwaukee, WI. (Invited presentation.)Walker, L.S. (2007). Psychological factors in the development and natural history of functional gastrointestinal disorders. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. Salt Lake City, UT. (Invited presentation.)OTHER INVITED PRESENTATIONS6/11/98 “New directions in research on recurrent abdominal pain.” Department of Psychology, University of Exeter, United Kingdom.2/17/99 “Recurrent abdominal pain.” Pediatric Grand Rounds, DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware.6/8/99 “Recurrent abdominal pain.” Pediatric Grand Rounds, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.1/11/06 “How to identify common trajectories of change: Analysis of a five-year prospective study of pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain.” Presented for the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Statistics and Methodology Training Lecture Series.1/13/06 “Chronic abdominal pain in children: A developmental biopsychosocial model.” Presented at the UCLA Interdisciplinary Group for the Study and Treatment of Pain. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 223/15/07 Experimental studies of attention in pediatric chronic pain. Center for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, University of North Carolina.9/29/07 Practical Approaches to Unexplained Medical Symptoms in Young People. 1-day workshop presented at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto (with John Campo, M.D., co-presenter).4/18/08 Developmental Model of Chronic and Recurrent Pain. Swedish Pediatric Pain Society conference, Stockholm, Sweden.4/19/08 Assessment of Recurrent Pain. Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.TEACHING: RESEARCH MENTORSHIPSupervision of Research by Fellows in the Department of PediatricsPaul Robinson, M.D. Fellow, Division of Adolescent Medicine (1986-87). Robinson, P. D., Greene, J. W., & Walker, L. S. (1988). Functional somatic complaints in adolescents: Relationship to negative life events, self-concept, and family characteristics. Journal of Pediatrics, 113, 588-593.Richard Horndasch, M.D. Fellow, Division of Adolescent Medicine, (1989-91). Horndasch, R., Greene, J. W., Walker, L. S., Ghishan, F., Barnard, J., & Viera, P. (1991). Incidence of organic diagnoses and utility of workup in recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 6, 151.John Stutts, M.D. Fellow, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, (1998-2000). Stutts, J.T., Walker, L.S., Greene, J.W., Washington, K., Lamps, L., & Barnard, J.B. (1998). Relation of pain intensity to endoscopic findings and coping strategies in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 27, 470. Stutts, J.T., VanSlyke, D.A., Walker, L.S., Greene, J.W., & Barnard, J.B. (1999). Pain intensity in children with RAP correlates with depression but not with endoscopic findings. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 29, 470.David S. Jones, M.D. Fellow, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, (2003-05).Martina Puzanovova, M.D. Fellow, Pediatric Patient-Oriented Research Training Program (2005-07)Julia Anderson, M. D. Fellow, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology (2006-08)Joy Beck, Ph.D. Fellow, Developmental Psychopathology Training Program (2006-08).Supervision of Graduate School Theses and Dissertations Melissa Ford Masters thesis, School of Nursing (1985): Aspects of maternal adjustment in relation to varying severity levels of cystic fibrosis in children and adolescents. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 23Juan Ortiz Doctoral dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1987): Depressed mothers’ perceptions of behavior problems in the child with a chronic condition.Maria Spear Masters thesis, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1989): Family functioning and juvenile diabetes: A test of the circumplex model of marital and family stress.Brenda Davis Stults Masters thesis, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1989): Maternal distress: Does it reduce the validity of reports about children’s behavior problems?Thomas Preston Doctoral dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1990): Parents’ perceptions of behavior in disturbed children: A study of attributions, affect, and expectancies.Susan Douglas Masters thesis, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1993): The relation of child sex and age to illness behavior.Tavenner King Master’s thesis, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1995): The role of negative life events and family functioning in recurrent abdominal pain of childhood.Jessica Guite Master’s thesis, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1996): Children’s reactions to somatic symptoms in their peers.Monica Corbitt Master’s thesis, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1996): Chronic pain and depression in children.Robyn Lewis Master’s thesis, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1997): Functional disability in irritable bowel syndrome: The role of social, athletic, and academic competence.Jessica Guite Doctoral dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (2000):The relation of psychological and biomedical factors to children’s experience of abdominal pain.Deborah A. Van Slyke Doctoral dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (2001): Parent influences on children’s pain behavior.Robyn Lewis Claar Doctoral dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (2001): The influence of appraisals on anticipatory anxiety, procedural distress, and post-procedural evaluation in children undergoing esophagogastroduodenoscopy.Tricia Lipani Masters thesis, Department of Psychology and Human Development (2003): Implications of childrens illness adaptation for family adjustment. Doctoral dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (2006): Patterns of attentional bias in children with recurrent abdominal pain and pain-free children.Sara Williams Masters thesis, Department of Psychology and Human Development (2004): Childrens pain appraisals and coping strategies. Doctoral dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (2007): The influence of maternal anxiety, presentation of medical information, and clinical diagnosis on mothers’ responses to children’s abdominal pain.Kari Freeman Baber Master’s thesis. Department of Psychology and Human Development (2004): Negative affect, pain appraisal and coping in children with chronic abdominal pain. Doctoral dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (2008): Attentional processes in parents of pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain and parents of pain-free children.Kezia Shirkey Master’s thesis. Department of Psychology and Human Development (2006): Situational versus dispositional assessment of pain coping strategies.Grace Shelby Master’s thesis. Department of Psychology and Human Development (2007): 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 24 Background life event stress and symptom reactivity to acute stress in pediatric abdominal pain patients.Committee Member, other graduate student theses and dissertations Shirley Walker Masters thesis, School of Nursing (1984). Kimberly Wolk Doctoral dissertation, Department of Psychology (1987). Peggy Elam Doctoral dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1990). Gaye Dietrich-MacLean Doctoral dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1990). Deborah Van Slyke Masters thesis, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1991). Janice Zeman Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1991). Daniel Coletti Masters thesis, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1992). Daniel Coletti Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1997). Susan Douglas Kelley Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (1998). Monica Corbitt Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development (2000). Ronda Royal Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development, 2003. Christopher Mosunic Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychology (2004). Sara Jaser Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development, 2004. Laura Keys Campbell Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development, 2007. Lynette Dufton Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychology and Human Development, 2008.Faculty Advisor and Supervisor of Honors Theses for Undergraduate Honors Program in Psychology. Rebeccah Elzey Honors research thesis (1988-89): Types of life events in children with recurrent abdominal pain compared to healthy children. Kathy Stokes Honors research thesis (1989-91): Psychosocial problems in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Deborah Kleckner Honors research thesis (1989-91): Social competence as a contributor to abdominal pain in children and adolescents. Katheryn Shaefer Honors research thesis (1991-93): Social learning: Modeling of coping strategies in children. Tara Williams Honors research thesis (1993-95): Psychosocial aspects of peptic disease in children. Jennifer Graham Honors research thesis (1995-97): Effect of emotional disorders on extent of recovery in pediatric patients. Sara Streibig Honors research thesis (1996-97): Does competence moderate the relation between stress and symptoms in adolescents? Makeba Williams Honors research thesis (1996-97): Irritable bowel syndrome and depression: a relationship mediated by functional disability? Dawn Myers Honors research thesis (1997-99): The impact of depression on the course of pediatric illness. Stephanie Nobrega Honors research thesis (1997-99): The role of depression and passive coping in irritable bowel syndrome in adolescents. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 25 Courtney Dickens Honors research thesis (1998-01): Somatic manifestations of test anxiety in children. Rachel Griffin Honors research thesis (2000-2002): An examination of the perceived positive and negative consequences of pain episodes and daily stressors in children with and without recurrent abdominal pain. Kristen Reeslund Honors research thesis (2001-2003): Pain coping strategies as predictors of health outcomes in patients with recurrent abdominal pain. Angela Profeta Honors research thesis (2002-2004): Psychological symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome in children and adolescents. Lillian Funke Honors research thesis (2003-2005): Mothers’ appraisals of children’s coping abilities and responses to child illness behavior. Laura Goldstein Honors research thesis (2004-2006): Impact of parental behavior on the relation between depressive symptoms and response to visceral stimulation in children with chronic abdominal pain. Lindsey Franks Honors research thesis (2006-2008): Parents’ expectations of their children’s physicians and uncertainty regarding their children’s health. Brooke Bayer Honors research thesis (2006-2008): The relation of family and neighborhood socioeconomic status to symptoms and disability in pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain.External Examiner for Dissertations at other Universities Christine Lilley Dissertation (2000). University of British Columbia, Canada. Laura Kaminsky Dissertation (2001). University of Calgary, Canada. Lynn M. Breau Dissertation (2002). Dalhousie University, Canada. Tiina Piira Dissertation (2008). University of New South Wales, AustraliaTEACHING: LECTURES AND RESEARCH CONFERENCES AT VANDERBILTCommunicating with parents about their childrens stress-related symptoms. House Staff Conference, 9/17/85.Parent attributions regarding the behavior of their chronically ill children. General Pediatrics/Behavioral Pediatrics Research Conference, 9/26/85.Results of a longitudinal study of recurrent abdominal pain. General Pediatrics/Behavioral Pediatrics Research Conference, 4/5/86.Illness behavior and somatization in children and adolescents. General Pediatrics/Behavioral Pediatrics Research Conference, 11/11/86.Psychosomatic symptoms in adolescents. Child Psychiatry Research Conference, 1/29/87.Chronic abdominal pain. House Staff Conference, 3/31/87.School refusal. House Staff Conference, 4/14/87.Recurrent abdominal pain -- preliminary results of a research investigation. Department of Pediatrics Faculty Research Conference, 7/87.Results of a longitudinal study of recurrent abdominal pain. Child Psychiatry Research Conference, 3/9/88.Screening for depression in the pediatric clinic. Grand Rounds in Pediatrics, 5/11/88. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 26Parent responses to illness in their sons and daughters: Do mothers and fathers respond differently? General Pediatrics/Behavioral Pediatrics Research Conference, 9/6/88.Recurrent abdominal pain: Illness and recovery. Department of Pediatrics Faculty Research Conference, 2/6/89.Symptom resolution in pediatric abdominal pain patients. General Pediatrics/Behavioral Pediatrics Research Conference, 9/5/89.Assessment and management of recurrent abdominal pain: A psychosocial perspective. Vanderbilt Annual Pediatrics Symposium, 10/27/89.Recurrent abdominal pain: Diagnosis and management. House Staff Conference, 12/10/89.Psychosocial issues in the evaluation of pediatric patients with abdominal pain. House Staff Conference, 1/8/91.Maternal and child adjustment in cystic fibrosis. General Pediatrics/Behavioral Pediatrics Research Conference, 9/17/91.Managing excessive symptom complaints and disability in pediatric patients. House Staff Conference, 1/5/92.Pediatric pain: Contributions of the pediatric psychologist to research and treatment. Graduate Seminar in Pediatric Psychology, 10/26/93.Preventing adolescent suicide. House Staff Conference, 2/15/94Family research in pediatric psychology. Center for Mental Health Policy, Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies, 3/24/94.Five-year follow-up of recurrent abdominal pain patients. Department of Pediatrics Faculty Research Conference, 10/10/94.Behavioral management of functional encopresis. House Staff Conference, 2/17/95.New directions in research and behavioral management of recurrent abdominal pain. Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Noon Research Conference, 12/13/95.Cognitive-behavioral management of chronic pain in children. Vanderbilt Center for Pediatric Chronic Pain Management, 12/2/97.Illness behavior and somatization in children and adolescents. Department of Pediatrics Faculty Research Conference, 4/20/98.Preventing health risk behavior in adolescents. Pediatric Grand Rounds, 11/3/98.Recurrent Abdominal Pain. Chief Residents’ Case Conference, 3/99.A decade of research on recurrent abdominal pain. Department of Pediatrics Faculty Research Conference, 1/10/00.Behavioral management of encopresis. House Staff Conference, 11/29/00Social consequences of pain: When do they encourage symptoms maintenance? Department of Pediatrics Faculty Research Conference, 1/22/01. 12/3/2010
    • Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D. Page 27Psychosocial factors in the development of chronic illness behavior in pediatric patients. School of Nursing Research Conference, 3/23/01.Evaluation of an interactive web-based intervention for families of children with encopresis. Department of Pediatrics Research Conference, 6/10/02.The impact of parent attention versus distraction on pain complaints in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Department of Pediatrics Research Conference, 1/17/05.How to identify common trajectories of change: Analysis of a five-year prospective study of pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain. Presentation (with Warren Lambert) for the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Statistics and Methodology Training Lecture Series, 1/ 2006.Psychological and Physiological influences on the development of pediatric chronic abdominal pain. Presentation (with Martina Puzanovova) for the Developmental Psychology Program, Peabody College of Vanderbilt. 10/5/2007.Chronic and recurrent pain syndromes. Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, 5/13/2008. 12/3/2010