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Susan Simonian, Ph.D.


Address: 55 Coming St., Office 102
Phone: 843.953.8271


Ohio State University

Research Interests

Effects of chronic illness on children and families, psychosocial care of hospitalized children, preventative health, early identification of mental health disorders in children, multi-disciplinary approaches to wellness and prevention of illness across the lifespan.

Teaching Interests

  • Diverse areas of child and adult health, psychosocial care and preventative health
  • Graduate MS in Child Life program coursework including psychosocial aspects of pediatric illness, family systems, and program development within the hospital and community settings
  • Child psychopathology
  • Behavior therapy (applied behavioral analysis)