Jennifer Allen, PhD
Jennifer Allen, PhD

Jennifer Allen, PhD

Instructor, St. Jude Faculty



Postdoctoral FellowshipSt. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
APA Accredited Internship – Center for Behavioral Medicine, Kansas City, MO
PhD – Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
MS – Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
BA – University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

Research Interests

  • Pediatric pain management

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric pain and somatic concerns
  • Opioid misuse and abuse
  • Eating behavior

Selected Publications

Canavera K, Allen J, Johnson LM. The need for improved access to mental health services for youth with medically unexplained symptoms. Am J Bioeth 18(5):29-31, 2018.

Allen J, Willard VW, Klosky JL, Li C, Srivastava DK, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Phipps S. Posttraumatic stress-related psychological functioning in adult survivors of childhood cancer. J Cancer Surviv 12(2):216-223, 2018.

Allen JM, Graef DM, Ehrentraut JH, Tynes BL, Crabtree VM. Sleep and Pain in Pediatric Illness: A conceptual review. CNS Neuroscience & Therapuetics 22:880-893, 2016.

Pashak TJ, Hagen JW, Allen JM,  Selley RS. Developmental assets: Validating a model of successful adaptation for emerging adults. College Student Journal 2:243-248, 2014.

Last update: August 2018

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