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Laura K. Wood

Laura K. Wood, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services Building

Pediatric Behavioral Health Clinic
Salt Lake City
  • Specialties

  • Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Academic Divisions General Pediatrics

    Education history

    Postdoctoral Fellowship Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program - Harvard Medical School Postdoctoral Fellow
    Behavioral Pediatrics and Integrated Care - Munroe-Meyer Institute Predoctoral Internship
    Doctoral Training School Psychology - Georgia State University Ph.D.
    Psychology - University of Exeter B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Butler SC, Rofeberg V, Wypij D, Ferreira R, Singer J, Stopp C, Wood L, Ware J, Newburger JW, Sadhwani A (2023). Inpatient Screening for Early Identification of Developmental Risk in Infants with Congenital Heart Defects . J Pediatr X, 263.
    2. Sadhwani A, Butler S, Rofeberg V, Espinosa K, Wood L, Cassidy AR, Calderon J, Rollins CK, Singer J, Henson B, Ullman-Shade C, Clark C, Wypij D, Newburger JW, Bellinger DC, Ware J (2022). Sleep patterns in young children with congenital heart disease. J Pediatr.
    3. Wood L, Roach A, Kearney M, Zabek F (2018). Enhancing executive function skills in preschoolers through a mindfulness-based intervention: A randomized, controlled pilot study. Psychol Sch, 55(6), 644-660. (Read full article)
    4. Forsberg C, Wood L, Smith J, Varjas K, Meyers J, Jungert T, Thornberg R (2018). Students’ views of factors affecting their bystander behaviors in response to school bullying: a cross-collaborative conceptual qualitative analysis. Res Pap Educ, 33(1), 127-142. (Read full article)
    5. Wood L, Smith J, Varjas K, Meyers J (2016). School personnel social support and nonsupport for bystanders of bullying: Exploring student perspectives. J Sch Psychol, 61, 1-17. (Read full article)
    6. Wood L, Kiperman S, Esch RC, Leroux AJ, Truscott SD (2016). Predicting dropout using student- and school-level factors: An ecological perspective. Sch Psychol Q, 32(1), 35-49. (Read full article)
    7. Wood L, Smith J, Varjas K, Meyers J (2016). Engaging Upstanders: Class-wide approach to promoting positive bystander behavior. School Psychology Forum, 10, 66-77.
    8. den Hartog J, Rosenbaum L, Wood Z, Burt D, Petri WA Jr (2012). Diagnosis of multiple enteric protozoan infections by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in the Guatemalan highlands. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 88(1), 167-71. (Read full article)

    Book Chapter

    1. Ashby J, Wood L, Kiperman S (2017). Ethics in play therapy consultation and supervision. In Ashby J|Wood L|Kiperman S (Ed.), Emerging Research in Play Therapy, Child Counseling, and Consultation (pp. 214-231). (Read full article)
    2. Perkins C, Wood L, Varjas K, Vanegas G (2015). Psychological well-being of children and youth in Mexico. In Perkins C|Wood L|Varjas K|Vanegas G (Ed.), International Handbook of Psychological Well-Being in Children and Adolescents: Bridging the Gaps Between Theory, Research, and Practice (pp. 115-135). (Read full article)


    1. Crimmins D, Wheeler B, Wood L, Graybill E, Goode T (2019). Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan for the UCEDD National Network. Silver Spring, MD: Association of University Centers on Disabilities.