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Bradley S. Jerson, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist

Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


BA, Stony Brook University, 2005
PhD, Fordham University, 2014

Yale Child Study Center, 2013-2015

Board Certifications

  • Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS)
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    We recognize that dealing with a GI condition can be challenging for children, families, and caregivers. Dr. Brad Jerson is a pediatric psychologist within our department who collaborates to help families adjust to the psychosocial aspects of chronic and acute illness, while promoting positive health behaviors to optimize quality of life. With specialized training in problems that frequently co-occur with medical conditions such as stress, anxiety, depression, and pain, he can work with you, your family, and your medical provider to discuss how evidence-based treatment options could be integrated into your medical plan.

    Selected Publications

    • Jerson B., Lamparyk K., van Tilburg MAL. (2019) A review of psychological treatments for vomiting associated with paediatric functional gastrointestinal disorders. Current Opinion in Pediatrics

    • Wakefield, E. O., & Jerson, B. (2017). Social influences in the evaluation and treatment of biopsychosocial contributors to adolescent chronic pain. Topics in Pain Management, 32(9), 1-8.

    • Jerson, B., D’Urso, C., Arnon, R., Miloh, T., Iyer, K., Kerkar, N, Annunziato, R.A. (2013). Adolescents living with liver disease as peer mentors: A program to improve adherence. Pediatric Transplantation, 17(7), 612-620.

    • Annunziato, R.A., Jerson, B., Seidel, J., & Glenwick, D. (2012). The psychosocial challenges of solid organ transplant recipients during childhood. Pediatric Transplantation, 16(7), 803-811.

    • View Dr. Jerson’s ResearchGate profile

    Additional Information

    Dr. Jerson is on Twitter @DrBradJerson

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