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Faculty

Betty Jayne Bellando, Ph.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Sections

  • Psychology

Specialties

  • Psychology

Contact Information

  • Email: BellandoJayne@uams.edu
    Phone: 501-364-2620
    Fax: 501-364-2840
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way, Slot 512-21
    Little Rock, AR 72202

Education

  • Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1988
  • M.A., University of Alabama-Birmingham
  • B.A., Louisiana Tech University

Training

  • Internship (APA Approved), Counseling Psychology, Tulane Medical School, 1988

Recent Honors

  • Arkansas Children's Hospital Certificate of Excellent Performance, Nursing Education Department, 2010
  • Most Read Blog Piece on the "Food for Thought" blog spot on the www.AutismSpeaks.org web site, "Autism and Eating Challenges: You are Not Alone!" , Autism Speaks, 2014
  • Educator of the Year, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2014

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Bellando J., Fussell J., Lopez M. Autism Speaks Toolkits: Resources for Busy Physicians. Clin Pediatr(Phila) 2016 July; 55(2):171-175.
  • Journal Article, Tilford JM., Payakachat N., Kuhlthau K., Pyne J., Kovacs E., Bellando J., Williams D., Brouwer WI., Frye R. Treatment for sleep problems in children with autism and caregiver spillover effects. J Autism Dev Disord 2015 45:3613-3623.
  • Journal Article, Payakachat N., Tilford JM., Kuhlthau KA., van Exel NJ., Kovacs E., Bellando J., Pyne JM., Brouwer W. Predicting Health Utilities for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism Res 2014 7(6):649-663.
  • Journal Article, Bellando J., Payakachat, N., Tilford, M., Kuhlthau, K., Van Exel, J., Kovacs, E., Pyne, J., Brouwer, W. Predicting health utilities for children with autism spectrum disorder. 2013
  • Journal Article, Bellando J., Andres A., Casey P., Cleves M., Badger T. Greater fat mass lowers motor developmental index scores but is not assocaited with clinicallu significant motor development delyas during the first two years of life . 2013 :1134-1140.
  • Journal Article, Bellando J., Lopez, M. An informal survey on family/caregiver wishes for children with autism in Arkansas. 2012 :137-139.
  • Journal Article, Bellando J., Tilford M., Payakachat, N., Kovacs, E., Pyne, J., Brouwer, W., Nick. T., Kuhlthau, K. Measuring preference-weighted scores for children with autism spectrum disorders: A comparison of generic instruments. 2012
  • Journal Article, Bellando J., Melnyk S., Fuchs G., Schulz E., Lopez M., Kahler S., Fussell J., Pavliv O., Rose S., Seidel Gaylor D., James J. Metabolic imbalance and evidence of epigenetic dysregulation and oxidative damage in children with autism. 2012 :367-377.
  • Journal Article, Tilford, M., Payakachat, N., Kovacs, E., Pyne, J., Brouwer, W., Nick. T., Kuhlthau, K. ., Bellando J. Measuring preference-weighted scores for children with autism spectrum disorders: A comparison of generic instruments.. 2011
  • Journal Article, Bellando J., Melnyk, S., Fuchs, G., Schulz, E., Lopez, M., Kahler, S., Fussell, J., Pavliv, O., Rose, S., Seidel., Gaylor, D., James, J. . Metabolic imbalance and evidence of epigenetic dysregulation and oxidative damage in children with autism. . 2011

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