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Modi Named Incoming Editor for Journal of Pediatric Psychology

Avani Modi, PhD, Division of Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s, has been named Editor of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology.

Modi is Director of the Center for Adherence and Self-Management at Cincinnati Children’s and serves as Associate Director of Research for the division.

Among several honors for her research work, Modi was

  • Named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Division 54 (Pediatric Psychology) in 2016
  • Named a Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society in 2017
  • Selected to receive a Charlotte Schmidlapp Women’s Scholar Award from Cincinnati Children’s in 2012

Modi has been serving as a Associate Editor at JPP. Her tenure as Editor begins Jan. 1, 2022.

Find her on Twitter: @AvaniModi5

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