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Dr. Christine C. Limbers

Faculty - Christine Limbers

Christine Ashley Chiquito-Limbers
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Education:
Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2010
B.A., Santa Clara University, 2003

Biography:
Dr. Limbers joined the Baylor faculty in Fall 2010. Prior to coming to Baylor, she completed her clinical internship at Duke University Medical School.

Academic Interests and Research:
My research focuses on the assessment of neurocognitive outcomes in obese children and adolescents, the development and validation of patient-reported outcome measures for children with chronic health conditions, and expanding the understanding of evidence-based pediatric interventions.

Selected Recent Publications:
Limbers, C.A., Steadman, J.*, Bryant, W., & Stephen, M. (2014). Cognitive functioning and insulin regulation in obese youth. Open Journal of Medical Psychology, 3, 42-47.

Limbers, C.A., Young, D.*, & Grimes, G. (2014). Dietary, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors associated with percent body fat in rural Hispanic youth. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 28, 63-70.

Limbers, C.A., Emery, K.*, & Uzark, K. (2013). Factors associated with perceived cognitive problems in children and adolescents with congenital heart disease. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 20, 192-198.

Young, D.*, Limbers, C.A., & Grimes, G. (2013). Is Body Mass Index or percent body fat a stronger predictor of health-related quality of life in rural Hispanic youth? 519-529.

Sundaram, S., Alonso, E., Haber, B., Magee, J., Fredericks, E., Kamath, B., Kerkar, N., Rosenthal, P., Shepherd, R., Limbers, C.A., Varni, J., Robuck, P., Sokol, R. (2013). Health related quality of life in patients with biliary atresia surviving with their native liver. Journal of Pediatrics, 163, 1052-1057.

Varni, J.W., Beaujean, A., & Limbers, C.A. (2013). Factorial invariance of pediatric patient self-reported fatigue across age and gender: A multigroup confirmatory factor analysis approach utilizing the PedsQL Multidimensional Fatigue Scale. Quality of Life Research, 22, 2581-2594.

Pohl, J.F., Limbers, C.A., Kay, M., Harman, A., Rollins, M., & Varni, J.W. (2012). Health-related quality of life in pediatric patients with long-standing pancreatitis. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 54, 657-663.

Uzark, K., Johnson, J., Zamberlan, M., Murphy, P., Nasman, C., Dupuis, J., Rodgers, S., Limbers, C.A., & Varni, J.W. (2012). Quality of life in pediatric heart transplant recipients: A comparison with children with and without heart disease, 31, 571-578.

Varni, J.W., Kay, M.T., Limbers, C.A., Franciosi, J.P., & Pohl, J.F. (2012). PedsQL Gastrointestinal Symptoms Module item development: Qualitative methods. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 54, 664-671.

Ng, V.L., Alonso, E.M., Bucuvalas, J.C., Cohen, G., Limbers, C.A., Varni, J.W., Mazariegos, G., Magee, J., McDiarmid, S.V., & Anand, R. (2012). Health status of children alive 10 years after pediatric liver transplantation performed in the US and Canada: Report of the Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation experience. Journal of Pediatrics, 160, 820-826.

Limbers, C.A., Ripperger-Suhler, J., Boutton, K., Ransom, D., & Varni, J.W. (2011). A comparative analysis of health-related quality of life and family impact between children with ADHD treated in a general pediatric clinic and a psychiatric clinic utilizing the PedsQL. Journal of Attention Disorders, 15, 392-402.

Limbers, C.A., Neighbors, K., Martz, K., Bucuvalas, J.C., Webb, T., Varni, J.W., & Alonso, E.M. (2011). Health-related quality of life in pediatric liver transplant recipients compared to other chronic disease groups. Pediatric Transplantation, 15, 245-253.

Limbers, C.A., Ripperger-Suhler, J., Heffer, R.W., & Varni, J.W. (2011). Patient-reported Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales in pediatric patients with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders: Feasibility, reliability and validity. Value in Health, 14, 521-530.

*Indicates student co-author

Recent Psy.D. Graduates:
Natalie Passanante

Current Psy.D. Students:
Sarah Skipper, Baylor University
Danielle Young, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Rachel Kantor, Columbia University
Stephanie Jernigan, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Ashley Augustino, Baylor University

Courses taught at Baylor:
  • PSY 3308 Theories of Psychotherapy and Counseling
  • PSY 3330 Psychopathology
  • PSY 5410 Child Psychopathology & Assessment