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Jacquelyn Smith PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatrics Psychology and Developmental Medicine

Children’s Wisconsin - Milwaukee Hospital
8915 W Connell Court
Milwaukee, WI 53226

08/2000 - 05/2004 BS Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
08/2004 - 08/2006 MA Counseling, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
08/2006 - 12/2010 PhD Counseling Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

08/2009 - 08/2010 Internship, Pediatric Psychology, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
09/2010 - 08/2011 Fellowship, Pediatric Psychology (GI, Weight Management), Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
09/2011 - 08/2012 Fellowship, Pediatric Psychology (Hematology/Oncology), Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

08/2012 - 12/2020 Pediatric Psychologist, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Clinic, Children's Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
10/2017 - Present Clinical Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
09/2019 - Present Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
01/2021 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Psychology and Developmental Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Specialties: Endocrinology (Diabetes and Gender Health), Asthma, Inpatient Consultation/Liaison, Biofeedback

08/2015 - 02/2022 Co-Director of MCW/CHW Psychology Externship Program
02/2022 - Present Director of MCW/CW Psychology Externship Program

08/2012 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53212

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Certified Epic Physician

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Wisconsin License

02/2014 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Award for Innovation
09/2021 - Present Children's Specialty Group and Children's Wisconsin Excellence in Professionalism Award
04/2022 - Present Julie Lathrop Nursing Research Award - Project: Implementing Fully Integrated Psychology and Social Services for Youth with Uncontrolled Diabetes

02/2007 - Present Society of Pediatric Psychology (SPP Division 54)
04/2012 - Present SPP - Diabetes Special Interest Group
04/2012 - Present SPP - Consultation/Liaison Special Interest Group
10/2018 - Present World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
05/2020 - Present SPP - Gender Health Special Interest Group (Founding Member)

Peer Review
Family Centered Tailoring of Pediatric Diabetes
Family teamwork group facilitator
09/2013 - 06/2018
Direct Funds:
$2,295 (total for all years)

Smith, J., Heideman, E., Parenting your child's unique temperament, North Shore Children's Center, River Hills, WI, 01/2007
Smith, J. & Cabrera, S., Where do we Begin? Supporting gender non-conforming children, teens and families., Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Pediatric Nursing Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 11/01/2017
Smith, J., Ridley Meyers, A., Bedrin, D., Zapeta, S. & Linnane, R., Kids in Crisis: A video and talk back around the intersection of mental health, children and the LGBTQ+ communities., 2020 Healthy Families, Healthy Communities Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 01/31/2020
Smith, J., Cvecko, D., Psychosocial aspects of living with diabetes, School Nurse Conference: Diabetes in Children, Brookfield, WI, 10/24/2013
Smith, J., Cedars, K., Helping youth with chronic illness: Cooperation is key, 30th Annual Children Come First Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 11/12/2019
Smith, J. Supporting Sexual and Gender Minority Adolescents. Invited presentation Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Best Practice in Pediatrics Conference: Wisconsin Dells
Smith, J. Adherence to Medical Regimens in Adolescent Populations. Presentation to orthodontic students at The Ohio State University: Columbus
Smith, J. & Ridley Meyers, A. Gender Journeys: Biopsychosocial Considerations for Youth. Invited presentation at 29th Annual Children Come First Conference: Wisconsin Dells

Knox, S., & Smith, J. Mental health of Roman Catholic secular clergy. Poster presented at Forward Thinking Poster Session and Research Exchange, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 11/2005 - Present
Clarke, R., Dubois, R., Janecek, J., & Smith, J. Supervisor self-disclosure in supervision. In N. Pruitt (Chair), A Review of Consensual Qualitative Research. 2007 Marquette University Counseling and Educational Conference and Research Exchange: Milwaukee, WI, 03/2007 - Present
Smith, J., & Dubois, R. Client's experiences of gift giving in therapy. In S. Knox (Chair), An Update on Consensual Qualitative Research. 2008 Marquette University Counseling and Educational Conference and Research Exchange: Milwaukee, WI, 03/2008 - Present
Gardner, D., Bingen, K., Schroedl, R., Hoag, J., Christianson, H., Smith, J., Kupst, M.J. HSCT-Specific Quality of Life: An Investigation of Informant and Question Format in a Semi-Structure Interview. Poster presentation at 2012 Midwest Regional Conference in Pediatric Psychology: M, 04/2012 - Present
Knox, S., Burkard, A., Edwards, L., Smith, J., & Schlosser, L. Supervisor Self-Disclosure in Supervision. Poster presentation at the 115th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association: San Francisco, CA, 08/2007 - Present
Jastrowski, K., Garwood, M., Anderson Khan, K., Smith, J., & Davies, W.H. Sleep Disturbances in Pediatric Chronic Pain: Initial Examination of the Child Report of Sleep Schedule (CROSS). Poster presentation at 2008 Child Health Psychology Conference: Miami, FL, 04/2008 - Present
Smith, J., Mackner, L., Bridge, J., & Crandall, W. Suicidality in Adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Poster presentation at 2011 Society of Pediatric Psychology Conference: San Antonio, TX, 04/2011 - Present
Marik, P. & Smith, J. Consultation/Liaison Outreach and Education Efforts. Presentation in Innovations in Consultation/Liaison Symposium at 2015 Society of Pediatric Psychology Conference: San Diego, CA, 04/2015 - Present
Totka, J.P., Wolfgram, P., Smith, J. et al. Implementation and Evaluation of a High Risk Pediatric Diabetes Clinic. Poster presentation at 43rd Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference: Nursing Research at the Forefront of Healthca, 03/2019 - Present
Totka, J.P., Wolfgram, P., Smith, J., et al. Development of a High-Risk Diabetes Clinic for Youth: Using Patient/Family-Reported Outcome Tools in Practice. Poster presentation at 26th National Evidence-Based Practice Conference - Navigati, 04/2019 - Present
Tomlin, J.L., Smith, J., & Marik, P.K. Staff Perception of Benefit of Increased Pediatric Psychology Involvement in the PICU. Poster presentation at 2022 Society of Pediatric Psychology Conference: Phoenix, AZ, 04/2022 - Present
Knox, S., Burkard, A. W., Edwards, L. M., Smith, J., & Schlosser, L. Z. Supervisor self-disclosure in supervision. In S. Knox (Chair), Therapist, supervisor, and supervisee self-disclosure: Empirical findings and implications. Panel discussion conducted at the 38th International Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Madison, WI, 06/2007 - Present

Medical College of Wisconsin
10/2012 - 12/2020 Wellness Program Team Captain - Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
03/2014 - 12/2020 Member, Recruitment Committee, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
03/2014 - 12/2020 Member, Intake and Access Committee, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
10/2015 - 06/2020 Member, Enterprise Safety Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
02/2016 - 06/2018 Chair of Tools/Training/Tactics Subcommittee, Member of Anti-Bullying Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
08/2017 - Present Epic Provider Champion - Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
03/2018 - 10/2019 Subject Matter Expert - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Enterprise Workgroup, Children's Wisconsin
10/2020 - 06/2022 Member, SPS Behavioral Events Team, Children's Wisconsin
04/2021 - 06/2022 Member, Endocrinology Section Chief Search Committee, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
04/2022 - Present Member, Pediatric Residency Mental Health Task Force, Medical College of Wisconsin
04/2022 - Present Firearm Injuries Related to Community Violence Workgroup
Children's Wisconsin

Resident and Fellow Education
06/23/20 - Present Critical Care Core Curriculum Lecture - Psychological trauma in the PICU: Impact on patients, caregivers, and staff. (in collaboration with Dr. Marik)
11/18/21 - Present MCW Pediatric Student Assocation Diversity Lunch Talk Series: Gender Diverse Teen Mental Health (in collaboration with Dr. Amy Ridley Meyers)
11/30/21 - Present MCW Sex Education for All Lunch and Learn: Gender Diverse Teens and Behavioral health (in collaboration with Dr. Amy Ridley Meyers)
02/2016 - Present MCW Child Psychiatry Fellowship Didactic Education and
Lecture topics include Biofeedback, Psychological adjustment and coping with diabetes, Psychological factors and asthma control, Mental and behavioral health of gender diverse youth provide. Provide clinical supervision of psychiatry fellows during their involvement in Gender Diverse Teen Therapy Group
Continuing Medical Education
08/24/2018 - Present Pediatric Grand Rounds - Cabrera, S. & Smith, J.
Caring for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth
Graduate Student Education
08/2010 - 08/2011 Clinical Supervision of Pediatric Psychology Extern
08/2011 - 08/2012 Clinical Supervision of Psychology Extern
08/2012 - Present MCW/CHW Psychology Extern Program - Co-Director
09/2012 - 09/2020 Psychology Extern Didactics Lecture: Psychology internships, fellowships and beyond (presented annually)
04/2013 - Present Psychology Extern Didactics Lecture: The highs and lows of pediatric type 1 diabetes (presented biannually)
04/2016 - Present Psychology Extern Didactics Lecture: Caring for gender diverse youth - Psychological and medical considerations (presented biannually)
Direct supervision of 2-3 psychology externs per academic year; weekly supervision of extern didactics case presentations and educational lectures for 7-9 externs; annual coordination of selecting extern class and organizing clinical experiences with supervisors; clinical supervision of 1-month rotation for all externs on Psychology Consultation/Liaison service
Medical College of Wisconsin - Hematology/Oncology Service
Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Graduate Student Education
01/2009 - 05/2009 Facilitator/Instructor for Multicultural Counseling Dialogue Group
02/27/2020 - Present Guest lecture: Psychological and medical considerations of caring for gender diverse youth.
04/21/2022 - Present Guest lecture: Affirming Care for Gender Diverse Youth
Marquette University - Psychology of Gender and Health Course
Undergraduate Education
Department of Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Department of Psychology

Graduate Students
PhD Committees
Clinical/Research Fellows
Kathryn Balistreri, MS, University of WI - Milwaukee 08/2021-09/2022
Clinical Externs (Psychology PhD Students)
Kathryn Lawton, PhD, Marquette University 08/2013-05/2014
Ashley Moss, PhD, Marquette University 08/2014-05/2015
Jessica Houston, PhD, Marquette University 08/2014-05/2015
Katherine Sage (Scott), PhD, East Carolina University 05/2015-08/2015
Natalie Brei, PhD, University of WI - Milwaukee 08/2015-05/2016
Theresa Kapke, PhD, Marquette University 07/2016-05/2017
Eva Igler, PhD, University of WI - Milwaukee 08/2017-05/2018
Lauren Besasie, MS, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee 06/2017-05/2018
Margaret Grace, PhD, Marquette University 08/2018-05/2019
Natalie Benjamin, PhD, Marquette University 07/2019-05/2020
Kristin Lee, MS, University of WI - Milwaukee 08/2020-05/2021
Jennifer Tomlin, MS, Marquette University 08/2020-08/2021

Educational Programs
06/2019 - Present Children's Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin
Participate in planning/developing expansion of psychology training program to develop pediatric psychology internship and/or post-doctoral fellowship(s)
02/2018 - 06/2018 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Development of enterprise wide education module on pediatric gender diversity "Caring for Gender Diverse Youth" (with Dr. Susie Cabrera, Ed Services and AV)
Clinical Programs
09/2013 - 05/2014 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine (MCW/CHW)
01/2014 - 04/2014 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine (MCW/CHW)
01/2015 - 10/2015 Endocrinology (MCW) and Diabetes Clinic (CHW)
06/2015 - Present Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine (MCW/CHW)
03/2016 - Present Department of Endocrinology (MCW/CHW)
05/2016 - 12/2018 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine (MCW/CHW)
05/2017 - Present Department of Endocrinology (MCW/CHW)
04/2019 - 06/2020 Children's Wisconsin - Ambulatory Clinics
06/2020 - Present Critical Care (MCW/CW)
Development and facilitation of child therapy group focused on mindfulness (with Dr. John Parkhurst)
Development and facilitation of 6 session protocol for pediatric biofeedback intervention (with Dr. Andrea Begotka)
Assist in development and pilot of depression/suicide screening for ambulatory clinics
Development and facilitation of therapy group for children with chronic illnesses (with Dr. Kristilynn Cedars)
Development and facilitation of therapy group for gender diverse teens (with Dr. Amy Ridley Meyers)
Development and rollout of Depression/Suicide Screening Protocol
Development and staffing of multidisciplinary clinic for transgender youth and ongoing clinic provider - Gender Health Clinic (with Dr. Susie Cabrera and Lori Bush, APNP)
Development and staffing of multidisciplinary clinic for high risk patients diagnosed with diabetes - REACH Clinic (with Dr. Peter Wolfgram and Elaine Parton, APNP)
Advancement of psychology services within the critical care units of Children's Wisconsin. Activities include Kardex rounds, interdisciplinary bedside rounds, educational modules for faculty/trainees

03/2022 - Present Mental Health Expert, Wauwatosa School District Human Growth and Development Committee

Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Knox, S., Virginia, S. G., & Smith, J. Pilot study of psychopathology among Roman Catholic secular clergy. Pastoral Psychology. 2007; 55(3):297-306.
2. Knox, S., Burkard, A. W., Edwards, L., Smith, J., & Schlosser, L. Z. Supervisors' reports of the effects of supervisor self-disclosure on supervisees. Psychotherapy Research. 2008; 18, 543-559.
3. Knox, S., DuBois, R., Smith, J., Hess, S. A., & Hill, C. E. Client perspectives of gift giving experience in psychotherapy. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training. 2009; 46(3):350-361.
4. Yardley, H. L., Smith, J., Mingione, C., & Merlo, L. J. The role of addictive behaviors in childhood obesity. Current Addiction Reports. 2014; 1(2):96-101.
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Smith, J., Nabors, L., Henderson, E., Kichler, J., & Andreone, T. L. (2010). Parent and child perceptions of managing childhood diabetes. In A. Fortier & S. Turcotte (Eds.), Health Education: Challenges, Issues, and Impact. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. Smith, J. International Counseling Psychology Conference 2008 Update. Student Affiliates of Division 17 Newsletter, 2007; 28(5):4 & 8.
2. Smith, J. An Interview with Linda Forrest, PhD, Division 17 President. Student Affiliates of Division 17 Newsletter, 2007; 29(1):1 & 9-10.
3. News Article: "At greatest risk for suicide, transgender students often feel unsafe in their own schools" Interviewed by Rory Linnane for USA Today Network/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 03/15/2018
4. Invited Speaker - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Kids in Crisis Town Hall Event 05/02/2018
5. News Article: "Youth share struggles 'to give a face' to mental illness"
6. Interviewed by Rachel Kubik for Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service 05/17/2018
7. "Mindfulness with Children" - Television Interview
8. Live at Noon News Segment (WTMJDT - NBC) 06/24/2018
9. "You're Not Alone" - Expert panel discussion following televised documentary debut
10. USA Today Network & Wisconsin PBS (WMVS-TV/Channel 10) 05/20/2019
11. Magazine article: "MCW Responds to the Waukesha Holiday Parade Tragedy." Interviewed by Anthony Braza for MCW Magazine (Spring 2022).
12. Children's WI Blog - Proud, happy and loved: Addressing mental health challenges for LGBTQ+ youth. (6/21/2022).
Non-Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. Smith, J. & Cabrera, S. LGBTQ Resources and Hotlines (2018). Children's Wisconsin: Patient education handout.
2. Smith, J. Mindfulness audio recordings including Be Here Now, Magic Bubble Blower, Muscle Relaxation for Children, Peaceful Place Imagery, Rainbow Journey Bedtime Meditation for Children, Treehouse Guided Imagery for Children, Visualizing Stress as a Storm (2020).
3. Smith, J. & Marik, P. Psychology services in the PICU: FAQ's. (October 2021). Children's Wisconsin PICU nursing education module
4. Marik, P. & Smith, J. Supporting patients during medical stabilization after a suicide attempt. (November 2021). Children's Wisconsin PICU nursing education module
5. Smith, J. and Marik, P. Difficult conversations and death (January 2022). Children's Wisconsin PICU nursing education module
6. Marik, P. & Smith, J. Functional neurological symptom disorder (February 2022). Children's Wisconsin PICU nursing education module
7. Smith, J. & Marik, P. Developmental Trauma (March 2022). Children's Wisconsin PICU nursing education module