James McKeever, PhD

Personal Statement

​As the pediatric psychologist and neuropsychologist in the Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Program, I am particularly interested in how children and adolescents and their families develop skills to cope with and adapt to their medical situation. Learning disorders and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder are common problems for these patients, and transition to adult life can be difficult and anxiety-provoking. I am also involved with our ADHD (PEARL) consultation clinic.

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Recent Publications

Association Between Maternal Fluoride Exposure and Child IQ.
(2020 Feb 1)
JAMA Pediatr 174(2): 213
Bledsoe J, Breiger D, McKeever J

Current Topics and Controversies in Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Proceedings of the Pediatric Heart Transplantation Summit 2017.
(2018 Sep)
World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 9(5): 575-581
Chen JM, Canter CE, Hsu DT, Kindel SJ, Law YM, McKeever JE, Pahl E, Schumacher KR

Assessing cultural competency skills in gastroenterology fellowship training.
(2015 Feb 14)
World J Gastroenterol 21(6): 1887-92
Balzora S, Abiri B, Wang XJ, McKeever J, Poles M, Zabar S, Gillespie C, Weinshel E

Wòch nan Soley: the denial of the right to water in Haiti.
Health Hum Rights 10(2): 67-89
Varma MK, Satterthwaite ML, Klasing AM, Shoranick T, Jean J, Barry D, Fawzi MC, McKeever J, Lyon E

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