Niki Jurbergs, PhD

Niki Jurbergs, PhD

Clinical Psychologist



Contact Information

Niki Jurbergs, PhD
MS 101, Room BP034
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Phone: (901) 595-3776
FAX: (901) 595-2854


BA – University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
MA – Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
PhD – Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Clinical Interests

Selected Publications

Jurbergs N, Palcic J, Kelley ML. School-home notes and teacher feedback: Increasing attention and productivity in low-income, African-American children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Child and Family Behavior Therapy 2010 (in press).

Palcic J, Jurbergs N, Kelley ML. A comparison of teacher and parent delivered consequences: Improving classroom behavior in African American children with ADHD. Child and Family Behavior Therapy 31:117-133, 2009.

Phipps S, Jurbergs N, Long A. Symptoms of post-traumatic stress in children with cancer: Does personality trump health status? Psycho-Oncology 18:992-1002, 2009.

Jurbergs N, Long A, Ticona L, Phipps S. Symptoms of posttraumatic stress in parents of children with cancer: Are they elevated relative to parents of healthy children? Journal of Pediatric Psychology 34:4-13, 2009.

Jurbergs N, Russell KM, Long A, Phipps S. Adaptive style and differences in parent and child-report of health-related quality of life in children with cancer. Psycho-Oncology 17:83-90, 2008.

Jurbergs N, Long A, Hudson M, Phipps S. Self-report of somatic symptoms in survivors of childhood cancer: Effects of adaptive style. Pediatric Blood and Cancer49:84-89, 2007.

Jurbergs N, Palcic J, Kelley ML. School-home notes with and without response cost: Increasing attention and academic performance in low-income children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. School Psychology Quarterly 22:358-379, 2007.