Associate Member, Department of Psychology and Chief of Psychosocial Services
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Valerie M. Crabtree, Ph.D. is an Associate Member, Department of Psychology and Chief of Psychosocial Services at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dr. Crabtree has fellowship training in pediatric psychology and fellowship training and certification in behavioral sleep medicine. Her research is focused on sleep disturbances in pediatric oncology patients, and her clinical work on sleep complaints, as well as psychological adaptation to cancer and treatment. In 2015, Dr. Crabtree and her co-author, Dr. Lisa Meltzer, published a book entitled Pediatric Sleep Problems: A Clinician’s Guide to Behavioral Interventions.
Posts by Valerie Crabtree
Help Your Child or Teen Sleep Well During Cancer TreatmentMarch 15, 2021
Sleep enhances physical and mental health. It affects the brain, heart, lungs. It boosts metabolism, immune function, mood and disease resistance. For kids with cancer, healthy sleep helps their bodies recover from chemotherapy, surgery and radiation.Read this blog post