Traci M Kennedy, PhD

Traci M Kennedy, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Clinical Psychology, University of Michigan
Clinical Psychology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
, The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Developmental Alcohol Research, University of Pittsburgh
Clinical Psychology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Psychological Association
Member, Research Society on Alcoholism
Member, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Selected Honors & Awards

Loan Repayment Program Award for Clinical Researchers, National Institutes of Health
Fellowship in ADHD, Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation
Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation

Research Interests

Mobile-health interventions for youth; ADHD-related risk for alcohol use/misuse; Youth resilience and coping
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Sibley, M. H., Arnold, L. E., Swanson, J. M., Hechtman, L. T., Kennedy, T. M., Owens, E., Molina, B. S. G., Jensen, P. S., Hinshaw, S. P., Roy, A., Chronis-Tuscano, A., Newcorn, J. H., & Rohde, L. A., for the MTA Cooperative Group (in press). Variable Patterns of Remission from ADHD in the Multimodal Treatment Study of ADHD. American Journal of Psychiatry.
  2. Kennedy, T. M., Walther, C. A. P., Pedersen, S. L., McKone, K. M. P., Gnagy, E. M., Pelham, W. E., & Molina, B. S. G. (2020). Beers with peers: Childhood ADHD and risk for correlated change in peer and personal alcohol use across young adulthood. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 44(11), 2350-2360. https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.14467
  3. Pedersen, S. L., Kennedy, T. M., Joseph, H., & Molina, B. S. G. (2020). Real-world changes in adolescents ADHD symptoms within the day and across school and non-school days. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 48(12),1543-1553. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-020-00695-8
  4. Kennedy TM, Howard AL, Swanson JM, Mitchell JT, Stehli A, Arnold LE, Hoza B, & Molina BSG. (2019). Adult substance use as a function of growth in peer use across adolescence and adulthood in the context of ADHD: Findings from the MTA. Addictive Behaviors, 99. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106106
  5. Kennedy TM & Ceballo R. (2016). Emotionally numb: Desensitization to community violence exposure among urban youth. Developmental Psychology, 52(5), 778-789. doi: 10.1037/dev0000112