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Aimee Santucci, PhD

Aimee Santucci, PhD

  • Clinical Research Scientist



BA – Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
MA – University of West Florida
PhD – Virginia Tech

Research Interests

  • Effects of prenatal psychotropic exposure on infant development
  • Cardiac outcomes of adult survivors of childhood cancer

Selected Publications

 Santucci AK, Singer LT, Wisniewski SR, Luther JF, Eng HF, Sit D, Wisner KL. One-Year Developmental Outcomes for Infants of Mothers With Bipolar Disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2017 Jan 3.

Cox CL, Andersen MR, Santucci A, Robison LL, Hudson MM. Increasing Cardiomyopathy Screening in Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Cost Analysis of Advanced Practice Nurse Phone Counseling. Oncology Nursing Forum 43(6):E242-E250, 2016.

Mulrooney DA, Armstrong GT, Huang S, Nes KK, Ehrhardt MJ, Joshi VM, Plana JC, Soliman EZ, Green D, Srivastava D, Santucci A, Krasin MJ, Robison LL, Hudson MM. Cardiac Outcomes in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer Exposed to Cardiotoxic Therapy: A Cross-sectional Study. Annals of Internal Medicine 164(2):93-101, 2016.

Santucci AK, Singer LT, Wisniewski SR, Luther JF, Eng HF, Dills JL, Sit D, Hanusa BH, Wisner KL. Impact of Prenatal Exposure to Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors or Maternal Major Depressive Disorder on Infant Developmental Outcomes. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 75(10):1088-1095, 2014.

Sabin N, Santucci A, Klimo P, Hudson MM, Srivastava D, Zhang N, Kun LE, Krasin MJ, Pui C-H, Patay Z, Reddick WE, Ogg RJ, Hillenbrand CM, Robison LL, Krull K, Armstrong GA.  Incidental Detection of Late Subsequent Intracranial Neoplasms with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Among Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 8(3):329-335, 2014.

Krull K, Zhang N, Santucci A, Srivastava DK, Krasin MJ, Kun LE, Pui C-H, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Armstrong GT. Long-term decline in intelligence among adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with cranial radiation. Blood 122(4):550-553, 2013.

Armstrong GT, Reddick WE, Petersen RC, Santucci A, Zhang N, Srivastava DK, Ogg RJ, Hillenbrand CM, Sabin N, Krasin MJ, Kun L, Pui C-H, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Krull K. Evaluation of Memory Impairment in Aging Adult Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treated With Cranial Radiotherapy. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 105(12):899-907, 2013.

Akers A, Borrero S, Schwarz E, Santucci A, Gold M. Providers’ Perspectives on Challenges to Contraceptive Counseling in Primary Care Settings. J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19(6):1163-70, 2010.

Santucci AK, Gold MA, Akers AY, Borrero S, Schwarz EB. Women's perspectives on counseling about risks for medication-induced birth defects. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 88:64-69, 2010.

Schwarz EB, Santucci AK, Borrero S, Akers A, Nikolajski C, Gold MA. Provision of teratogenic information in primary care settings: A qualitative study. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:858-863, 2009.

Santucci A, Lingler J, Schmidt K, Nolan B, Thatcher D, Polk D. Peer-mentored research development meeting: A case study of peer mentoring among junior level health scientists at the University of Pittsburgh. Academic Psychiatry 32:493-497, 2008.

Hess R, Santucci A, McTigue K, Fischer G, Kapoor W. Patient Difficulty Using Tablet Computers to Screen in Primary Care. Journal of General Internal Medicine 23:476-480, 2008.

Santucci, A.K., Silk, J., Shaw, D., Fox, N.A., & Kovacs, M. Vagal tone and temperament as predictors of emotion regulation strategies in young children. Developmental Psychobiology 50:205-215, 2007.

Friedman, B.H., & Santucci, A.K. Idiodynamic profiles of cardiovascular activity: A P-technique approach. Integrative Physiological and Behavioral Science 38:295-315, 2003.

Friedman, B.H., Allen, M.T., Christie, I.C., & Santucci, A.K. Quantification issues in time- and frequency-domain measures of heart rate variability. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine 21:35-40, 2002.

Last update: August 2017