Carolyn Ievers-Landis, PhD, Psychologist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital

Carolyn E. Ievers-Landis, Ph.D., CBSM is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology at Rainbow Babies and Children’s (RB&C) Hospital, University Hospitals at Cleveland Medical Center, and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine.  Dr. Ievers-Landis was a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) appointee on a pediatric psychology training grant at CWRU.  She completed internship training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and post-doctoral training at Emory University School of Medicine. 

Dr. Ievers-Landis has been awarded National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant funding as a Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on multiple projects relating to children’s health.  She was the recipient of a career development award (K23) from National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to describe barriers to dietary adherence for children with chronic conditions (e.g., type 1 diabetes, phenylketonuria).  She was a supervising psychologist on the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease’s (NIDDK) multi-center trial of Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth and presently is a Co-Investigator on a clinical trial funded by NIH’s Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Research program. She has published more than 50 articles in scholarly journals and book chapters.

Clinically, Dr. Ievers-Landis received Certification in Behavioral Sleep Medicine from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and is the only pediatric provider in Northeast Ohio with this credential.  At RB&C Hospital and its satellite clinics she provides therapy for families of infants, children, adolescents and emerging adults with sleep disorders such as insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, nightmares, etc.  She also provides therapy for patients with anxiety disorders and adjustment issues related to chronic conditions (e.g., juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes). 

 

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