Sian Cotton

Sian Cotton

Professor of Family and Community Medicine; Director, Center for Integrative Health and Wellness

Medical Sciences Building

4358

COM Family Medicine - 0582

Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0582

1208 Herschel Woods Lane
Cincinnati, Ohio 45208

Professional Summary

~~Sian Cotton, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and Founding Director of the University of Cincinnati Center for Integrative Health and Wellness and UC Health Integrative Medicine.  Dr. Cotton has an active research lab with ongoing clinical studies focusing primarily on mind-body interventions and integrative medicine practice-based research. In 2007, Dr. Cotton was awarded a K23 career development grant by the National Institutes of Health to examine the role of spiritual coping and health-related quality of life in adolescents with a chronic illness. She is often invited to speak with community organizations and businesses, healthcare audiences, and academic departments and student groups about mind-body medicine for stress reduction, and prevention and wellness-based approaches to healthcare.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Smith College Northampton, MA, 1993 (Psychology and Music)

PhD, California School of Professional Psychology Alameda, CA, 2000

Fellowship, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati, OH, 2002

Positions and Work Experience

09-2016 -To Present Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Research Division, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

07-2016 -06-2018 Associate Staff, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

07-2013 -09-2015 Research Director, Division of Child Life and Integrative Care, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center,

06-2012 -To Present - Director, Center for Integrative Health and Wellness, University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, Cincinnati OH,

06-2012 -To Present Director, UC Health Integrative Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Oh

09-2011 -09-2016 - Research Associate Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine and Department of Pediatrics (Secondary), University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, Cincinnati OH,

08-2004 -09-2011 - Research Assistant Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine and Department of Pediatrics (Secondary), University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, Cincinnati OH,

06-2004 -09-2007 - Research Scientist, Health Services Research and Development, VISN 120, Department of Veteran Affairs, VA Medical Center, Cincinnati OH,

06-2003 -05-2004 - Acting Director, Center for Adolescent Health, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine,

09-2002 -06-2003 - Associate Director, Center for Adolescent Health, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine,

09-2002 -05-2004 - Senior Instructor, Division of General Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine,

2000 -To Present - Core Faculty: , Conduct various lectures including: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Spirituality and Health Outcomes; Religion and Mental Health: Clinical Applications; Chronic Illness: A Psycho- Social Perspective; Adolescent Psychosocial Development; Interviewing Techniques with Adolescents; Yoga Interventions and Pediatric Pain: Evidence and Future Directions , University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,

Research and Practice Interests

Integrative health and medicine, mindfulness and mind-body interventions, coping with chronic illness, practice-based integrative health research, teaching kitchens. 

Research Support

2016 -To Present UC CCTST Engaging Hearing Impaired Individuals in Recreational Music Making Role:Co-Investigator

2016 -To Present University of Cincinnati Faculty Development Grant Improving Faculty and Student Wellness Initiatives Through Integrative Health Leadership: The International congress on Integrative Medicine and Health Role:Awardee Active Type:Grant

Grant: #2015-4-2765 Investigators:Cotton, Sian 12-07-2015 -08-06-2016 Interact For Health Mindfulness in Schools Role:PI $50,000.00 Active

Grant: #2015-2-2749 Investigators:Cotton, Sian 08-24-2015 -02-23-2017 Interact For Health University of Cincinnati Student Mindfulness Program Role:PI $60,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Investigators:Diers, Tiffany; Boone, Jill; Cotton, Sian 2014 -2016 Pfizer Partnering with Patients to Improve Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care Role:Consultant Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Cotton, Sian 2014 -To Present UC/CCHMC CCTST Comparative Effectiveness and Patient Centered Outcomes Research Grant Multidisciplinary Cardiac Rehab After Stroke (mCaReS) Role:Co-Investigator Type:Grant

Investigators:Cotton, Sian 2014 -2015 Univerity of Cincinnati LEAF Career Branch Award Role:Principal Investigator Type:Grant

Grant: #CHG 2013-Cotton (CCTST) Investigators:Cotton, Sian 04-01-2013 -03-30-2014 National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences BREATHE: A School-Based Breathing Retraining Intervention for African American Adolescents with Asthma Role:PI $15,000.00 Active Level:Federal

2013 -2016 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), Patient Services Efficacy of Integrative Care Therapies in Hospitalized Children/Adolescents Role:Principal Investigator

2013 -2014 University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) CCTST Breathing Retraining in African-American Adolescents with Asthma Role:Principal Investigator

2011 -2013 Shor Foundation Stress Management Intervention for Living With Epilepsy (Michael Privitera, MD, PI) Role:Consultant

Grant: #R01 LM009533 Investigators:Cotton, Sian; Eckman, Mark; Elder, Nancy; Embi, Peter; Leonard, Anthony 09-30-2008 -10-01-2010 National Library of Medicine Evaluating EHR-Based, Point of Care Trial Recruitment Across Role:Collaborator $821,131.00 Closed Level:Federal

Investigators:Peter Embi, MD 2008 -2010 NIH Evaluating EHR-based Point-of-Care Trial Recruitment Across Clinical Settings Role:Co-Investigator

Grant: #K23 HD052639-01A1 Investigators:Cotton, Sian 08-20-2007 -05-31-2013 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Spiritual Coping and Quality of Life in Adolescents with Chronic Illness Role:PI $673,294.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #R21 HD050137 Investigators:Acklin, Dana; Carrozza, Mark; Cotton, Sian; Jacobson, Clement; Leonard, Anthony; Meganathan, Karthikeyan; Ritchey, Phillip; Szaflarski, Magdalena; Tsevat, Joel; Williams, Rhys 05-01-2007 -04-30-2010 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Religious Organizations' Responses to HIV/AIDS Role:Collaborator $425,100.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #1K23HD052639-01A1 2007 -2012 National Institutes of Health Spiritual Coping and Quality of Life in Adolescents with Chronic Illness Role:Principal Investigator Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Magda Szaflarski, PhD 2007 -2009 NIH Religious Organizations’ Responses to HIV/AIDS Role:Co-Investigator

2003 -2004 Woodruff Foundation Depression and High-Risk Behaviors in Adolescents Role:Principal Investigator

2015 -To Present Interact for Health Student Mindfullness Role:PI $95,000 Type:Grant

Investigators:Cotton S; Delbello M 2014 -To Present UNCI/NND Pilot Program Neural Basis of Mindfulness in Mood Dysregulated Youth Role:CO PI Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Cotton, S; Delbello M 2014 -To Present The Depressive and Bipolar Alternative Treatment Foundation Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for the Treatment of Anxiety in Youth with a Familial Risk for Bipolar Disorder Role:CO PI Active Type:Grant

Grant: #2016-3-2749 Investigators:Cotton, Sian 01-01-2017 -12-31-2019 Interact For Health UC Center for Integrative Health and Wellness Role:PI $350,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #2019 P&G Exhibit A Investigators:Cotton, Sian 09-30-2019 -09-29-2020 Procter & Gamble Company Mindfulness in the Workplace Role:PI $42,500.00 Awarded Level:Industry

Grant: #012693 Investigators:Cotton, Sian 01-01-2020 -12-31-2021 Harold C. Schott Foundation Music for Brain Health Role:PI $50,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Publications

Published Abstracts

Cotton, S., Luberto, C. M., Bogenschutz, L. H., Pelley, T. J., & Dusek, J (2014. ) Integrative care therapies and pain in hospitalized children and adolescents: a retrospective database review .[Abstract]The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 20 (2 ) ,98-102

Baas, W., Barnes, M. A., Sacco, J., Luberto, C. M., & Cotton, S (2014. ) Pilot study of the efficacy of pulse stimulation treatment (PSTIM™) for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: A retrospective chart review .[Abstract]The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 20 (5 ) ,A92-A93

Hathaway, E., Luberto, C. M., Bogenschutz, L., & Cotton, S (2014. ) Association between integrative care therapies and physiological and therapist-reported pain and presentation outcomes among hospitalized neonates .[Abstract]The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 20 (5 ) ,A18-A19

Cotton, S., Luberto, C. M., Sears, R. W., Strawn, J. R., Stahl, L., Wasson, R. S., & Delbello, M. P (2014. ) Mindfulness‐based cognitive therapy for youth with anxiety disorders at risk for bipolar disorder: a pilot trial .[Abstract]Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 20 ,A86-A87

Luberto CM, Cotton S, McLeish AC (2012. ) Relaxation-induced anxiety: predictors and subjective explanations among young adults .[Abstract]BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 12 ,

Luberto CM, Cotton S, McLeish AC (2012. ) Mindfulness and emotion regulation: The mediating role of coping self-efficacy .[Abstract]BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 12 ,

Luberto CM, Cotton S, Yi M, Tsevat J (2012. ) Complementary and alternative medicine use and health outcomes among urban adolescents with asthma .[Abstract]BMC Complementary and Alternative , 12 ,

Luberto CM, White C, Sears RW, Cotton S. Integrative medicine for treating depression: an update on the latest evidence. Current Psychiatry Reports. 2013; 15:391. Dol: 10.1007/s11920-013-0391-2. In Press.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Luberto, C. M., Wasson, R.S., Kraemer, K.M., Sears, R.W., Hueber, C., Cotton, S (2016. ) Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Effectiveness of a 4-week Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Protocol for Hospital Employees .Mindfulness, ,

Sacco, J., Baas, W., Barnes, M., Luberto, C. M., Talat, R., & Cotton, S (2016. ) The efficacy of percutaneous auricular neurostimulation for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: A retrospective chart review .Medical Acupuncture (June 2016, Vol. 28, No. 3: 131-136 ) ,

Kraemer, K. M., Luberto, C. M., O'Bryan, E. M., Mysinger, E., & Cotton, S (2016. ) Mind-body skills training to improve distress tolerance in medical students: A pilot study .Teaching and Learning in Medicine, , , 28 (2 ) ,219-228 DOI: 10.1080/10401334.2016.1146605

Strawn, Jeffrey R; Cotton, Sian; Luberto, Christina M; Patino, L Rodrigo; Stahl, Lauren A; Weber, Wade A; Eliassen, James C; Sears, Richard; DelBello, Melissa P (2015. ) Neural Function Before and After Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in Anxious Adolescents at Risk for Developing Bipolar Disorder.Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology, ,

Hathaway, Elizabeth E; Luberto, Christina M; Bogenschutz, Lois H; Geiss, Sue; Wasson, Rachel S; Cotton, Sian (2015. ) Integrative Care Therapies and Physiological and Pain-related Outcomes in Hospitalized Infants.Global advances in health and medicine : improving healthcare outcomes worldwide, , 4 (4 ) ,32-7

Cotton, Sian; Luberto, Christina M; Sears, Richard W; Strawn, Jeffrey R; Stahl, Lauren; Wasson, Rachel S; Blom, Thomas J; Delbello, Melissa P (2015. ) Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for youth with anxiety disorders at risk for bipolar disorder: a pilot trial.Early intervention in psychiatry, ,

Bignall, Whitney Janee Raglin; Luberto, Christina Marie; Cornette, Adrianne Falkenberg; Haj-Hamed, Monzer; Cotton, Sian (2015. ) Breathing retraining for African-American adolescents with asthma: a pilot study of a school-based randomized controlled trial.The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma, , 52 (9 ) ,889-96

Cotton, Sian; Grossoehme, Daniel H; Bignall, Whitney R; Weekes-Kanu, Jerren C (2014. ) Should my provider pray with me? Perspectives of urban adolescents with asthma on addressing religious and spiritual issues in hypothetical clinical settings.Journal of religion and health, , 53 (2 ) ,604-13

Peterman, Amy H; Reeve, Charlie L; Winford, Eboni C; Cotton, Sian; Salsman, John M; McQuellon, Richard; Tsevat, Joel; Campbell, Cassie (2014. ) Measuring meaning and peace with the FACIT-spiritual well-being scale: distinction without a difference?.Psychological assessment, , 26 (1 ) ,127-37

Cotton, Sian; Luberto, Christina M; Bogenschutz, Lois H; Pelley, Terri J; Dusek, Jeffrey (2014. ) Integrative care therapies and pain in hospitalized children and adolescents: a retrospective database review.Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.), , 20 (2 ) ,98-102

Luberto, Christina M; White, Christopher; Sears, Richard W; Cotton, Sian (2013. ) Integrative medicine for treating depression: an update on the latest evidence.Current psychiatry reports, , 15 (9 ) ,391

Grossoehme, Daniel H; Cotton, Sian; Ragsdale, Judy; Quittner, Alexandra L; McPhail, Gary; Seid, Michael (2013. ) "I honestly believe god keeps me healthy so i can take care of my child": parental use of faith related to treatment adherence.Journal of health care chaplaincy, , 19 (2 ) ,66-78

Grossoehme, Daniel H; Cotton, Sian; McPhail, Gary (2013. ) Use and sanctification of complementary and alternative medicine by parents of children with cystic fibrosis.Journal of health care chaplaincy, , 19 (1 ) ,22-32

Luberto, Christina M; Yi, Michael S; Tsevat, Joel; Leonard, Anthony C; Cotton, Sian (2012. ) Complementary and alternative medicine use and psychosocial outcomes among urban adolescents with asthma.The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma, , 49 (4 ) ,409-15

Grossoehme, Daniel H; Ragsdale, Judith R; Cotton, Sian; Meyers, Melenie A; Clancy, John P; Seid, Michael; Joseph, Patricia M (2012. ) Using spirituality after an adult CF diagnosis: cognitive reframing and adherence motivation.Journal of health care chaplaincy, , 18 (3-4 ) ,110-20

Cotton S, Grossoehme D, McGrady ME (2012. ) Religious coping and the use of prayer in children with sickle cell disease.Pediatric Blood & Cancer, , 58 (2 ) ,244-9

Szaflarski M, Kudel I, Cotton S, Leonard AC, Tsevat J, Ritchey PN (2012. ) Multidimensional Assessment of Spirituality/Religion in Patients with HIV: Conceptual Framework and Empirical Refinement.Journal of Religion and Health, , 51 (4 ) ,1239-1260

Cotton S, Luberto CM, Yi MS, Tsevat J (2011. ) Complementary and alternative medicine behaviors and beliefs in urban adolescents with asthma.The Journal of Asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma, , 48 (5 ) ,531-8

Weekes JC, Cotton S, McGrady ME (2011. ) Predictors of substance use among black urban adolescents with asthma: a longitudinal assessment .Journal of the National Medical Association, , 103 (5 ) ,392-8

Kudel I, Cotton S, Szaflarski M, Holmes WC, Tsevat J (2011. ) Spirituality and religiosity in patients with HIV: a test and expansion of a model.Annals of Behavioral Medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, , 41 (1 ) ,92-103

McGrady ME, Cotton S, Rosenthal SL, Roberts YH, Britto M, Yi MS (2010. ) Anxiety and asthma symptoms in urban adolescents with asthma: the mediating role of illness perceptions.Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, , 17 (4 ) ,349-56

Cotton S, McGrady ME, Rosenthal SL (2010. ) Measurement of religiosity/spirituality in adolescent health outcomes research: trends and recommendations.Journal of Religion and Health, , 49 (4 ) ,414-44

Cotton S, Weekes JC, McGrady ME, Rosenthal SL, Yi MS, Pargament K, Succop P, Roberts YH, Tsevat J (2010. ) Spirituality and Religiosity in Urban Adolescents with Asthma.Journal of Religion and Health, , 51 (1 ) ,118-31

Trevino KM, Pargament KI, Cotton S, Leonard AC, Hahn J, Caprini-Faigin CA, Tsevat J (2010. ) Religious coping and physiological, psychological, social, and spiritual outcomes in patients with HIV/AIDS: cross-sectional and longitudinal findings.AIDS and Behavior, , 14 (2 ) ,379-89

Cotton S, Roberts YH, Tsevat J, Britto MT, Succop P, McGrady ME, Yi MS (2010. ) Mind-body complementary alternative medicine use and quality of life in adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease.Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, , 16 (3 ) ,501-6

Grossoehme DH, Ragsdale J, Cotton S, Wooldridge JL, Grimes L, Seid M (2010. ) Parents' religious coping styles in the first year after their child's cystic fibrosis diagnosis.Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, , 16 (3-4 ) ,109-22

Grossoehme DH, Ragsdale J, Wooldridge JL, Cotton S, Seid M (2010. ) We can handle this: parents' use of religion in the first year following their child's diagnosis with cystic fibrosis.Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, , 16 (3-4 ) ,95-108

Cotton S; Feinberg J; Justice A; Leonard A; Mrus J; Pargament K; Peterson A; Puchalski C; Sherman S; Tsevat J (01-01-2009. ) Erratum: Spirituality and religion in patients with HIV/AIDS .Journal of General Internal Medicine 2, , 24 (8 ) ,994

Tsevat J, Leonard AC, Szaflarski M, Sherman SN, Cotton S, Mrus JM, Feinberg J (2009. ) Change in quality of life after being diagnosed with HIV: a multicenter longitudinal study.AIDS Patient Care and STDs, , 23 (11 ) ,931-7

Cotton S, Kudel I, Roberts YH, Pallerla H, Tsevat J, Succop P, Yi MS (2009. ) Spiritual well-being and mental health outcomes in adolescents with or without inflammatory bowel disease.The Journal of Adolescent Health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, , 44 (5 ) ,485-92

Cotton S, Grossoehme D, Rosenthal SL, McGrady ME, Roberts YH, Hines J, Yi MS, Tsevat J (2009. ) Religious/Spiritual coping in adolescents with sickle cell disease: a pilot study.Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, , 31 (5 ) ,313-8

Yi MS, Britto MT, Sherman SN, Moyer MS, Cotton S, Kotagal UR, Canfield D, Putnam FW, Carlton-Ford S, Tsevat J (2009. ) Health values in adolescents with or without inflammatory bowel disease.The Journal of Pediatrics, , 154 (4 ) ,527-34

Wahl RA, Cotton S, Harrison-Monroe P (2008. ) Spirituality, adolescent suicide, and the juvenile justice system.Southern Medical Journal, , 101 (7 ) ,711-5

Cotton S, Berry D (2007. ) Religiosity, spirituality, and adolescent sexuality .Adolescent Medicine: state of the art reviews, , 18 (3 ) ,471-83, vi

Grossoehme DH, Cotton S, Leonard A (2007. ) Spiritual and religious experiences of adolescent psychiatric inpatients versus healthy peers .The Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling : JPCC, , 61 (3 ) ,197-204

Cotton S, Puchalski CM, Sherman SN, Mrus JM, Peterman AH, Feinberg J, Pargament KI, Justice AC, Leonard AC, Tsevat J (2006. ) Spirituality and religion in patients with HIV/AIDS.Journal of General Internal Medicine, , 21 Suppl 5 ,S5-13

Yi MS, Mrus JM, Wade TJ, Ho ML, Hornung RW, Cotton S, Peterman AH, Puchalski CM, Tsevat J (2006. ) Religion, spirituality, and depressive symptoms in patients with HIV/AIDS.Journal of General Internal Medicine, , 21 Suppl 5 ,S21-7

Cotton S, Tsevat J, Szaflarski M, Kudel I, Sherman SN, Feinberg J, Leonard AC, Holmes WC (2006. ) Changes in religiousness and spirituality attributed to HIV/AIDS: are there sex and race differences?.Journal of General Internal Medicine, , 21 Suppl 5 ,S14-20

Cotton S, Zebracki K, Rosenthal SL, Tsevat J, Drotar D (2006. ) Religion/spirituality and adolescent health outcomes: a review.The Journal of Adolescent Health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, , 38 (4 ) ,472-80

Cotton S, Larkin E, Hoopes A, Cromer BA, Rosenthal SL (2005. ) The impact of adolescent spirituality on depressive symptoms and health risk behaviors .The Journal of Adolescent Health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, , 36 (6 ) ,529

Cotton S, Mills L, Succop PA, Biro FM, Rosenthal SL (2004. ) Adolescent girls perceptions of the timing of their sexual initiation: "too young" or "just right"?.The Journal of Adolescent Health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, , 34 (5 ) ,453-8

Cotton S, Connelly BL, Cohen SS, Siegel RM, Stanberry LR, Rosenthal SL (2002. ) Screening for neonatal herpes: physicians' descriptions of discussions with parents .Herpes : the journal of the IHMF, , 9 (3 ) ,60-3

Wimberly YH, Cotton S, Wanchick AM, Succop PA, Rosenthal SL (2002. ) Attitudes and experiences with levonorgestrel 100 microg/ethinyl estradiol 20 microg among women during a 3-month trial .Contraception, , 65 (6 ) ,403-6

Kraemer, Kristen M; Luberto, Christina M; O'Bryan, Emily M; Mysinger, Erica; Cotton, Sian Mind-Body Skills Training to Improve Distress Tolerance in Medical Students: A Pilot Study.Teaching and learning in medicine, , 28 (2 ) ,219-28

Book Chapter

Cotton S, Yi MS, Weekes JC (2013 ) The Interface among Spirituality, Religion, and Illness in Families of Children With Special Needs ), APA Handbook in Psychology: APA Handbook of Psychology,Religion, and Spirituality: Vol 1 .(pp. 405-419).Washington, DC, American Psychological Association

Cotton S, Berry D (2007 ) Religiosity, Spirituality and Adolescent Sexuality Adolescent Medicine State of the Art Review .(pp. 471).

Cotton S, Grossoehme D, Tsevat J (2007 ) Spirituality/Religion and Adolescent Health Faith and Science: How Spirituality Fuels Physical Wellness .

Additional Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Kirsh, E., Cotton, S., & Khosla, S (07-2016. ) “Perceived Psychological and Laryngeal Health in Undergraduate Performing Arts Students." Accepted for Presentation at Performing Arts Medicine Association International Symposium, New York, NY. July 7-10, 2016 .

Cotton, S., Luberto, C. M., & Haramati, A (05-2016. ) “Differentiating the psychological and physiological mechanisms of relaxation versus mindfulness: An experiential workshop and clinical implications.” Experiential Workshop Oral Presentation at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health conference, Las Vegas, NV. May 17-20, 2016 .

Kirsh, E., Harman, E., Kraemer, K., Donnenwerth, A., Cotton, S., & Khosla, S (11-2015. ) “Believe in your voice: Music therapy for at-risk youth, a pilot trial.” Oral Presentation at the American Music Therapy Association’s 17th Annual Symposium: A Continuum of Growth, Kansas City, Missouri. November 12-15, 2015 .

Wasson, R.S., Kraemer, K.M., Pallerla, H., Mysinger, E., & Cotton, S (10-2015. ) “Enhancing resiliency in health professions students: The impact of mind-body skills training.” Oral presentation at the CENTILE International Conference to Promote Resilience, Empathy, and Well-Being in Health Care Professions, Washington DC, USA. October 18-21, 2015 .

Haramati, A; Cotton S (05-2015. ) “An experiential introduction to mind-body medicine to reduce stress and foster empathy and resilience: applying the physiology of de-stress.” Workshop presentation at the 10th International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research, Jeju, S Korea. May 13-15, 2015 .

Bignall, W.R., Luberto, C.M., Wasson, R., & Cotton, S (06-2014. ) “Breathing retraining for African-American adolescents with asthma: A pilot study.” Abstract presented at APA Division 45 Conference, Eugene, OR. June 2014 .

Strawn, J. R., Cotton, S., Luberto, C. M., Patino, R., Stahl, L. A., Weber, W.A., Eliassen, J. C., Sears, R. W. & DelBello, M (05-2014. ) “Neurofunctional changes associated with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in anxious youth at risk for developing bipolar disorder.” Abstract presented at the 60th annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Orlando, FL. May 2014 .

Hathaway, E.E., Luberto, C., Bogenschutz, L. & Cotton, S (2014. ) “Association between integrative care therapies and physiological and therapist-reported pain and presentation outcomes among hospitalized neonates.” Oral presentation at the 2014 International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, Miami, FL. 2014 .

Patterson, E.S., Roth, C., Elder, N., Cotton, S., & Embi, P.J (2014. ) “Impact of electronic health record alerts on recruitment for clinical trials: A study of patients’ perceptions.” Abstract presented at the 2014 American Medical Informatics Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 2014 .

Lewis, S., Luberto, C.M., Cotton, S., & Barnes, M.A (2012. ) “Improvements in psychological, social, and behavioral outcomes after a one-month integrative medicine elective.” Poster presented at the International Congress for Educators in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Washington, DC. July 2012 .

Poster Presentations

Diers T; McDonal SB; White C; Cotton S; Elder NC; Leonard AC: Short A; Kues J; Boone J (09-2016. ) Improving Outcomes in Chronic Pain: Integrative Health Group Visits .Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Management, San Antonio, Tx. . Level:National

Luberto, C. M., Wasson, R. S., Kraemer, K. M., Sears, R. W., Heuber, C., & Cotton, S (04-01-2016. ) (In Press. ) Implementation of an Abbreviated Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Intervention for Hospital Employees .50th Annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY. . Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Kraemer, K. M., Wasson, R., Lyle, K., Wu, G., Sears, R., Attari, M. & Cotton, S (07-2015. ) “A four session mindfulness program for improving stress and well-being among college of medicine faculty.” Poster presented at the CENTILE International Conference to Promote Resilience, Empathy and Well-Being in Health Care Professions, Washington DC .

Kraemer, K.M., Luberto, T., Wasson, R. & Cottons, S (05-2015. ) “Does mind-body skills training help medical students to more effectively tolerate distressing emotions?” Poster presentation at the 10th International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research, Jeju, S Korea .

Cotton, S., Luberto, T., Sears, R., & Delbello, M (2014. ) “Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for youth with anxiety disorders at risk for bipolar disorder: A pilot trial.” Poster presentation at the 2014 International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in Miami, FL .

Baas, W., Sacco, J., Barnes, MA, Luberto, T, & Cotton S (2014. ) “Pilot study of the efficacy of pulse stimulation treatment (PSTIM™) for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: A retrospective chart review.” Poster presentation at the 2014 International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in Miami, FL .

Cotton, S., Luberto, C. M., Bogenschutz, L. H., Hathaway, E. E., & Dusek, J (2014. ) “Integrative care therapies and pain in hospitalized children and adolescents: a retrospective database review.” .Poster presentation at the 2014 International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, Miami, FL,

Lewis, S., Luberto, C.M., Cotton, S., & Barnes, M.A (07-2012. ) “Improvements in psychological, social, and behavioral outcomes after a one-month integrative medicine elective.” Poster presented at the International Congress for Educators in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Washington, DC .

Luberto CM, Cotton S, McLeish AC (11-2011. ) Mindfulness and emotion regulation: The mediating role of coping self-efficacy .International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, Portland, OR. .

Luberto CM, Cotton S, Yi M, Tsevat J (09-2011. ) Complementary and alternative medicine use and health outcomes among urban adolescents with asthma .International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, Portland, OR. .

Cotton S, Fitchett G, Weekes JC, McGrady ME, Grossoehme D, Pargament KI (04-2011. ) Spiritual Struggles and Health-Related Quality of Life in Urban Adolescents with Asthma .National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, San Antonio, TX. .

Luberto CM, Cotton S, Yi M, Tsevat J (04-2011. ) Complementary Alternative Medicine Behaviors and Belief in Urban Adolescents with Asthma .National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, San Antonio, TX. .

Luberto CM, Cotton S (03-2011. ) Mindfulness in Children: What is the evidence? .Integrative Care Conference, Cincinnati OH. .

Embi P, Elder N, Cotton S, Patterson E, Weber D (11-2010. ) Patient perceptions following exposure to EHR-based clinical trial alerts. the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, Washington, DC. .

Cotton S, Weekes JC, McGrady ME, Hesse B (10-2010. ) "Should My Provider Pray with Me?" Perspectives of Urban Adolescents with Asthma .Annual Meeting of the CAHCIM, Albuquerque, NM. .

Cotton S, McGrady ME, Szaflarski M, Succop P (06-2010. ) Mediators of religiosity/spirituality and health outcomes in adolescents with asthma .at Duke Spirituality, Theology, and Health conference, Durham, NC. .

Lecture

Invited Lecturer Grand Rounds: Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Pediatrics (03-2015. ) Invited Lecturer .Columbia University, Dept of Pediatrics, New York, NY.

(01-2015. ) Invited Lecturer .Georgetown University, Dept of Psychiatry, Washington DC.

(04-2014. ) Invited Lecturer .Mood Disorders Symposium .

Invited Lecturer (10-2012. )

Invited Lecturer (2012. ) Various Integrative Medicine and Health Community Presentations .Cincinnati Women’s Club, Proctor and Gamble, Cincinnati , OH.

(11-2003. ) Youth/Student Resilience .Case Western Reserve University.

(06-2003. ) Status of Adolescent Health, Locally and Nationally .

Invited Lecturer (2000. )

Complementary and Alternative Medicine .University of Cincinnati.

Spirituality and Health Outcomes .University of Cincinnati.

Religion and Mental Health: Clinical Applications; .University of Cincinnati.

Chronic Illness: A Psycho-Social Perspective .University of Cincinnati.

Adolescent Psychosocial Development .University of Cincinnati.

Interviewing Techniques with Adolescents .Unviersity of Cincinnati.

Yoga Interventions and Pediatric Pain: Evidence and Future Directions .

Honors and Awards

2002 FInalist, New Investigator Award North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

2004 Finalist, New Investigator Award Spring 2004 Annual Meeting, “Impact of adolescent spirituality on depressive symptoms and health behaviors” Society of Adolescent Medicine

Student Advising

Yvonne Roberts (Doctoral ) 2009

Meghan McGrady (Doctoral ) 2011

Jerren Weekes (Doctoral ) 2011

Carolyn Mingione (Doctoral ) 2012

Nicola Reavley (Doctoral ) 2007

Christina Luberto (Master ) 2012

Karen Byerly-Lamm, PsyD Candidate (Doctoral ) 07-2016

Kristen Kraemer (Doctoral ) Committee Member Status:Completed 06-2016

Service

Academic Consortium of Integrative Health and Medicine (Membership Chair (Appointed by Chair), Ececutive Committee Member ) Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 05-2015 -To Present

(Program Committee, International Congress on Integrative Health and Medicine, Las Vegas ) Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 01-2015 -05-2016

(Planning and Program Committees, CENTILE International Conference on Developing Empathy, Resilience and Well-Being in the Health Professions, Georgetown University, Washington DC ) Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 01-2015 -10-2015

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (Cancer Survivorship Research Committee, UC Caner Institute ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 01-2014 -12-2016

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (Invited Leader of Learning Community, UC Leaf NSF Grant, to promote ) Type:University/College Service Level:College 01-2013 -12-2014

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (Division of Integrative Care and Child Life ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-2013 -To Present

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ report entitled "Comparative Effectiveness of Breathing Exercises and/or Retraining Techniques in the Treatment of Asthma--ARRA" ) Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 10-2011

Templeton Foundation Grant Reviewer Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 09-2011

International Research Congress for Integrative Medicine and Health (Abstract Review Committee Member ) Member Level:National 2011

Society of Pediatric Psychology (Complementary/Integrative Medicine Special Interest Group ) Level:National 2010

Cincinnati Children's Hosptial and Medical Center (Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology ) Mentor 2010

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Integrative Medicine Conference Planning Committee Member ) 2010 -2011

Journal of Religion and Health Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2010

International Journal of Behavioral Development Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2010

Journal of Asthma Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2010

Founding Member, Cincinnati Steering Collaborative for Integrative Type:University/College Service Level:College 01-2009 -12-2013

Cincinnati Steering Collaborative for Integrative 2009

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center ( Division of Adolescent Medicine ) 2008

Journal of Pediatric Psychology Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2008

Journal of General Internal Medicine Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2008

Social Science and Medicine Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2007

University of Cincinnati (AAUP Reappointment Promotion and Tenure ) Type:University/College Service 2007

Services United for Mothers and Adolescents (SUMA) (Program Evaluation Committee ) Member 2006 -2008

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (Abstract Review Committee Member ) Member Level:National 2006 -2011

Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2006

Applied Developmental Science Type:Editorial Service 2006

Patient Education and Counseling Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2006

Psychology and Health Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2006

Journal of Adolescent Health Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2006

Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2005

Spirituality and Health Interest Group (Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting ) Co-Chair Level:National 2005 -2009

Spirituality and Health Special Interest Group Committee Chair 2005

Child & Family Health Services (Maternal and Child Health Block Grant ) Board Member 2003 -2004

Case Western Reserve University (Advisory Committee of the Center for Collegiate Behavioral ) Member Type:University/College Service 2002 -2004

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Division of Adolescent Medicine, Teen Advisory Board ) Member 2001 -2002

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Division of Psychology ) Fellow 2001 -2002

Children’s Services: Social Policy, Research and Practice Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2000

American Journal of Public Health Reviewer Type:Editorial Service 2000

Consortium for Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine

Professional Affiliation

1996: Member, American Psychological Association

2000 -2002: Member, Cincinnati Society of Clinical Child Psychology

2002 -2004: Member, Women Faculty of the School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

2002 -2011: Member, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

2002: Member, Ohio Psychological Association

2006: Member, Society for Behavioral Medicine

2007: Member, Society for Spirituality, Theology, and Health

Contact Information

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