Indianapolis, IN 46202
Meet Kelly Donahue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ORWbDRovQA
Dr. Donahue is a pediatric and clinical child and adolescent psychologist and co-director of Riley Hospital for Children’s Gender Health Program. Clinically, she provides psychological services and support for gender-diverse children, adolescents, and young adults; treatment for depression and anxiety in adolescents; and management of psychosocial challenges among patients with diabetes, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, differences of sex development (DSD), and other health concerns. She provides clinical supervision to psychology trainees in the areas of gender health and evidence-based interventions for adolescents. She is also the founding co-chair of the Society of Pediatric Psychology’s Gender Health Special Interest Group.
Donahue, K. & Aalsma, M. (2019). Identifying and managing developmental and behavioral health concerns within primary care: A push for change. Invited editorial for Journal of Pediatrics, 206, 9–12. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.10.052.
Donahue, K., Hendrix, K., Sturm, L., & Zimet, G. (2018). Provider communication and mothers’ willingness to vaccinate against HPV and influenza: A randomized health messaging trial. Academic Pediatrics, 18, 145–153. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2017.07.007.
Schoelwer, M., Donahue, K., Didrick, P., & Eugster, E. (2017). One-year follow-up of girls with precocious puberty and their mothers: Do psychological assessments change over time or with treatment? Hormone Research in Paediatrics, 88, 347–353. doi: 10.1159/000479688.
Sturm, L., Donahue, K., Kasting, M., Kulkarni, A., Brewer, N., & Zimet, G. (2017). Pediatrician-parent conversations about HPV vaccination: An analysis of audio-recordings. Journal of Adolescent Health, 61, 246–251. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.02.006.
Imburgia, T., Hendrix, K., Donahue, K., Sturm, L., & Zimet, G. (2017). Predictors of influenza vaccination in the U.S. among children 9–13 years of age. Vaccine, 35, 2338–2342. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.03.060.
Donahue, K., Långström, N., Lundström, S., Lichtenstein, P., & Forsman, M. (2017). Familial factors, victimization, and psychological health among sexual minority adolescents in Sweden. American Journal of Public Health, 107, 322–328. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303573.
Titles & Appointments
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry