19629-Hines, Abbey

Abbey C. Hines, PsyD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

699 Riley Hospital Drive
RR 208

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Hines received her Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of Indianapolis School of Psychological Sciences. She completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Tulane University School of Medicine, specializing in Clinical Psychology and Infant Mental Health. She is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and serves as the Newborn Follow-up Program Director. Dr. Hines’s work primarily involves the clinical provision of neurodevelopmental follow-up services for NICU graduates, including developmental screening, referral for developmental therapeutic services, and formal neurodevelopmental assessment. Her research includes the investigation of neurodevelopmental risk and outcomes associated with different neonatal medical problems.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    2011 Fellowship Tulane University School of Medicine
    2010 PsyD University of Indianapolis
    2007 MA University of Indianapolis
    2005 BS Saint Joseph's College
  • Research

    Dr. Hines is a clinical psychologist whose research focuses on evaluating the neurodevelopmental outcomes of medically fragile and developmentally at-risk infants and young children.  She is collaborating in a national, multicenter study investigating problems in neonatal medicine, specifically the outcomes associated with low birth weight, prematurity, and common neonatal medical problems.  She is also involved with studies investigating the differences in neurodevelopmental risk and outcomes of different neonatal diagnoses, including congenital heart disease.

  • Clinical Interests

    Providing neurodevelopmental follow-up services for NICU graduates and other at-risk infants and young children

    Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

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