Screening and Connecting to Care

Rhonda Boyd
Rhonda Boyd PhD
Faculty Member
Dr. Boyd’s research focuses on developing interventions for families with maternal depression, screening and facilitating access to behavioral health treatment for perinatal women and understanding developmental psychopathology of at-risk youth.
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Nov 2016

We sought to determine feasibility and acceptability of parental depression screening in urban pediatric practices. We recruited seven practices to participate. Patient Health Questionnaire-2, a validated two-item screening tool, was used to screen for depressive symptoms at 1-3 ye...


Guevara JP, Gerdes M, Rothman B, Igbokidi V, Doughterty S, Localio R, Boyd RC

Jan 2013

OBJECTIVE: To determine the effectiveness of developmental screening on the identification of developmental delays, early intervention (EI) referrals, and EI eligibility. METHODS: This randomized controlled, parallel-group trial was conducted from December 2008 to June 2010 in 4 u...


Guevara JP, Gerdes M, Localio R, Huang YV, Pinto-Martin J, Minkovitz CS, Hsu D, Kyriakou L, Baglivo S, Kavanagh J, Pati S

Marsha Gerdes PhD
Senior Psychologist
Dr. Gerdes’ many interests include neurodevelopmental outcome of infants with preterm birth and congenital abnormalities, developmental and behavioral screening, and parenting support for depressed caregivers.
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