Rod Gragg, PHD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavio
Bio Med Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Work: +1 401-284-1040
Dr. Gragg's interests lie in the area of children's stress and coping in a variety of contexts (e.g., medical conditions, psychiatric symptoms, school problems). He also is interested in treatment outcome, particularly in relation to services provided in day treatment settings.
BiographyDr. Gragg currently is the Clinical Director of the Bradley School - South County, a day treatment program for children and adolescents that is located in Wakefield, RI. He is actively involved in teaching activities with residents and fellows within the Clinical Psychology Training Programs of the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and serves as the Coordinator of Evaluations for these programs. His interests lie in the areas of children's stress and coping and treatment outcome, particularly related to day treatment services.
Research DescriptionDr. Gragg is not serving as primary investigator on any research projects at this time.
Grants and AwardsTeaching Recognition Award, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, May 2004
Excellence in Teaching Award, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, May 2010
AffiliationsAmerican Psychological Association
Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (APA Division 53)
Society of Pediatric Psychology (APA Division 54)
Dr. Gragg teaches seminars on a variety of topics for residents and fellows within the Clinical Psychology Training Programs of the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. In addition, he serves as facilitator of the Child Track Peer Supervision Seminar Series for the Clinical Psychology Fellowship Program. He is a clinical supervisor for residents who participate in the Childhood Psychopathology Primary Rotation at the Bradley School - South County.
- Varni, J.W., Rapoff, M.A., Waldron, S.A., Gragg, R.A., Bernstein, B.H., & Lindsley, C.B. (1996). Effects of perceived stress on pediatric chronic pain. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 19, 515-528. (1996)
- Varni, J.W., Rapoff, M.A., Waldron, S.A., Gragg, R.A., Bernstein, B.H., & Lindsley, C.B. (1996). Chronic pain and emotional distress in children and adolescents. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 17, 154-161. (1996)
- Gragg, R.A., Rapoff, M.A., Danovsky, M.B., Lindsley, C.B., Varni, J.W., Waldron, S.A., & Bernstein, B.H. (1996). Assessing chronic musculoskeletal pain associated with rheumatic disease: Further validation of the Pediatric Pain Questionnaire. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 21, 237-250. (1996)
- Francis, G., & Gragg, R.A. (1996). Childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder. New York: Sage. (1996)
- Varni, J.W., Waldron, S.A., Gragg, R.A., Rapoff, M.A., Bernstein, B.H., Lindsley, C.B., & Newcomb, M.D. (1996). Development of the Waldron/Varni Pediatric Pain Coping Inventory. Pain, 67, 141-150. (1996)
- Francis, G., Gragg, R.A., & Radka, D.F. (1995). Day treatment for children and adolescents: Application and evolution of a school-funded model. Continuum: Developments in Ambulatory Mental Health Care, 2, 25-40. (1995)
- Brown, L.K., Schultz, J.R., & Gragg, R.A. (1995). HIV-infected adolescents with hemophilia: Adaptation and coping. Pediatrics, 96, 459-463. (1995)