Heather Agazzi, Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, College Of Medicine Pediatrics
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Medicine
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Medicine, University of South Florida
Dept of Pediatrics
13101 N. BRUCE B DOWNS BLVD. MDC 101
TAMPA, FL 33612
Academic Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Academic Phone: (813) 974-0603
- M.S., Clinical & Translational Research, University of South Florida, 2011
- PHD, University Of South Florida, 2007
- Ph.D., School Psychology, University of South Florida, 2007
- B.A., International Studies/Spanish, University of South Florida, 1997
Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs
- Women & Children's Health
- Evaluation and treatment for children with disruptive behavior disorders and autism spectrum disorders; Parent Child Interaction Therapy; pediatric trauma; feeding disorders of infancy/early childhood; psychoeducational assessment of children; test construction and validation
- Florida Psychology Association (Member, 2007 - Present)
- National Association of School Psychologists (Member, 2002 - Present)
- American Psychological Association (APA) (Member, 2009 - Present)
- Florida Association of Infant Mental Health (FAIMH) (Treasurer 2008-2010, 2009 - Present)
- American School Health Association (secretary board 2006-2007, 2004 - 2007)
- Florida Association of School Psychologists (Student Member, 2002 - 2007)
- Ogg, J., Shaffer-Hudkins, E., Childres, J., Feldman, M., Agazzi, H., & Armstrong, K. Attendance and implementation of strategies in a behavioral parent training program: Comparisons between English and Español programs. Infant Mental Health Journal. 35(6) : 1-10, 2014.
- Shaffer-Hudkins & Agazzi H. Behavioral feeding intervention for a young child: Parent training beyond the mealtime routine. Austin Journal of Pediatrics. 1(3) : 1-7, 2014.
- Ogg J, Shaffer-Hudkins E, Childres J, Feldman M, Agazzi H, Armstrong K. Attendance and implementation of strategies in a behavioral parent-training program: comparisons between English and Español programs. Infant mental health journal. 35(6) : 555-64, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25798505
- Armstrong, K., Jeffries DeLoatche, K., Preece, K. & Agazzi, H. Combining Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and visual supports for the treatment of challenging behavior in a child with autism and intellectual disabilities and comorbid epilepsy. Clinical Case Studies. 13(2) : 115-127, 2014.
- Hangauger, J., Shaffer-Hudkins, E., & Agazzi, H. The Primary service provider model in early intervention: Relationship focused intervention for children birth-three. Child Care in Practice. 19(4) : 421-435, 2013.
- Agazzi, H., Tan, R., & Tan, S. Y. A case study of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Case Studies,. 6(12) : 428-442, 2013.
- Childres, J., Agazzi, H. & Armstrong, K. Evaluating Outcomes of a Behavioral Parent Training Program for Caregivers of Young Children: Waitlist Control vs. Immediate Treatment. Journal of Early Childhood & Infant Psychology. (7) : 25-44, 2011.
- Williams, J., Armstrong, K., Agazzi, H., & Bradley-Klug, K. Helping Our Toddlers, Developing Our Children’s Skills (HOT DOCS): A parenting intervention to prevent and address challenging behavior in young children. Journal of Early Childhood & Infant Psychology. (6) : 1-20, 2011.
- Curtiss, H., Salinas, A., Williams, J., Chiriboga, D., Ortiz, C. & Armstrong, K. Adaptation of a behavioral parent training curriculum for Hispanic caregivers: HOT DOCS Español. Infant Mental Health Journal.. 2(31) : 182-200, 2010.
- Agazzi, H., Armstrong, K. & Bradley-Klug, K. BMI and Physical Activity among At-Risk Tweens and Teens Preventing Chronic Disease. 3(7) , 2010.
- Curtiss, H., Armstrong, K. & Lilly, C. Positive behavior support and pediatric feeding problems: A case study. Journal of Early Childhood and Infant Psychology. 4: 93-109, 2008.
- Graduate Assistant (Psychological and Social Foundations, Education, USF 2002 - 2007)
- Assistant Coach (Athletics, University of South Florida 2001 - 2002)
- USF Kosove Society Outstanding Alumni Scholar Award (USF Kosove Society - 2008)
- Hispanic Heritage Community Award (Hispanic Heritage Community - 2007)