Marissa Feldman, Ph.D.

Department of Psychiatry
University of Illinois at Chicago
8th Floor,
912 South Wood Street
Chicago, IL 60612
Office Phone: 312-355-3795
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Feldman, M., Ojanen, T., Gesten, E., Smith-Schrandt, H., Totura, C., Brannick, M., Alexander, L., Scanga, D., & Brown, K (accepted). The effects of middle school bullying and victimization on adjustment through high school: Growth modeling of achievement, school attendance, and disciplinary trajectories. Psychology in the Schools.

Smith-Schrandt, H., Ojanen, T., Gesten, E., Feldman, M., & Calhoun, C. (2011). Beyond situational ambiguity in peer conflict: Unique and combined effects of cues from an antagonist and a best friend. Child Development, 82, 1921-1937.

Feldman, M., Storch, E., & Murphy, T. (2011). Application of habit reversal training for the treatment of tics in early childhood: A case study. Clinical Case Studies, 10, 173-183.

Marissa Feldman, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

Dr. Feldman is a pediatric psychologist who works with youth diagnosed with chronic illness and helps children and their families cope with diagnosis, adjust to complex treatment regimens and improve quality of life. She works closely with multiple medical subspecialty clinics including endocrinology, neurology, hematology, and oncology. She has a special interest in pediatric diabetes and is a member of the Pediatric Diabetes Team at Children’s Hospital University of Illinois (CHUI). As part of this multidisciplinary treatment team, Dr. Feldman also collaborates on clinical research. Specifically, she has an interest in examining psychosocial factors that contribute to positive youth development in the context of chronic illness.

Dr. Feldman received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the University of South Florida. She completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital).


Coping with chronic illness; diabetes; treatment adherence; psychosocial factors contributing to positive youth development (including parenting and peer relationships)


American Psychological Association
American Diabetes Association


Family-based lifestyle program for health behavior change


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