Mary Beth DeWitt, PhD.

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expertise

pediatric psychology, autism spectrum disorders, developmental/behavioral disorders, chronic illness

bio

Clinical assistant professor Wright State University School of Professional Psychology

Administrative Manager, Psychology and Psychiatry

education and training

  • graduate school: The Ohio State University
  • internship: The Nisonger Center at The Ohio State University
  • fellowship: Columbus Children's Hospital - Pediatric Psychology

publications and presentations

  • Tunick, R., McClellan, B., DeWitt, M., & Hanlon, K. (2016). Development of Pediatric Primary Care Training: Promises and Pitfalls. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado, August, 2016.
  • Hanlon, K., Salman, N., Middleton, L., DeWitt, M. (2016). Training/focus group on the role of Pediatric Psychology Consultation-Liaison Service at a Midwestern Children’s Medical Center. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Regional Conference, April, 2016.
  • Farmer, C., Kaat, A., Mazurek, M., Lainhart, J., DeWitt, M.B., Cook, Jr., E., Butter, E., & Aman, M.G. (2016). Confirmation of the Factor Structure and Measurement Invariance of the Children’s Scale of Hostility and Aggression: Reactive/Proactive (C-SHARP) in Clinic-Referred Children with and without ASD. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 26(1), 10-18.
  • Hale, J.B., How, S.K., DeWitt, M.B., & Coury, D.L. (2001). Discriminant validity of the Conners Scales for ADHD subtypes. Current Psychology, 20(3), 231-249.
  • DeWitt, M.B., Ott, J., Fillingame, S., Crist, M., & Stucke, J.L. (1999). Psychosocial issues in chronic illness. Pediatric Forum, 10 (1), 21-23.
  • DeWitt, M.B., Schreck, K., & Mulick, J.A. (1998). Use of the Bayley Scales in individuals with profound mental retardation. Manuscript in preparation. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities,10(3), 307-313.
  • Hale, J.B., Hoeppner, J.B., DeWitt, M.B., Coury, D.L., Ritacco, D., and Trommer, B. (1998). Evaluating medication response in ADHD: Cognitive, behavioral, and single subject methodology. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 31(6), 595-607.
  • DeWitt, M.B., Aman, M.G., & Rojahn, J. (1997). Effects of reinforcement contingencies on the performance of children with mental retardation and attention problems. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 9 (2), 101-115.

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

I love working with children and helping them find the path to reach their highest potential.


I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

there is an incredible feeling of community and of working together to meet the needs of the kids that we serve.


Dayton Children's is special because...

there are so many amazing people who work together to support the kids who come into this hospital.


ratings and reviews
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Mary Dewitt

01/06/17

She was great with my daughter. We all felt at ease and allOf questions were answered

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Mary Dewitt

12/08/16

She was very easy to talk to and was very knowledgeable about my sons concerns

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Mary Dewitt

12/03/16

Great provider, I would recommend to anyone. Well worth the drive from Cincinnati. Put our minds at great ease.

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Mary Dewitt

10/19/16

Very patient and understanding. Non-judgemental.

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Mary Dewitt

09/03/16

Thank you.

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Mary Dewitt

09/02/16

Excellent

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Mary Dewitt

05/30/16

The team was absolutely wonderful. Patient, understanding, attentive, flexible for my special needs child, informative, and incredibly helpful.