Amanda (Amy) S. Cherry, PhD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 11/08/2021

Amy Cherry, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC), where she is the Director of Clinical Psychology in the Section of General and Community Pediatrics, as well as Emphasis Track Director for the Integrated Care and Pediatric Tracks for the Clinical Psychology Internship program and Pediatric and Integrated Pediatric Health/High Risk Youth Emphasis Areas for the Clinical Psychology Post-Doctoral Residency Program at OUHSC. Dr. Cherry is a licensed Health Service Provider Psychologist with over 10 years of experience working with culturally diverse populations and disadvantaged groups of children in integrated care settings. Her primary clinical appointment is housed in an integrated multidisciplinary pediatric clinic, the Sooner Pediatric Clinic, Section of General and Community Pediatrics at OUHSC, serving children of diverse ethnic, economic, and social backgrounds. She also has extensive experience in supervising psychology practicum students, interns, and post-doctoral residents in integrated pediatric primary care. Further, Dr. Cherry has received federal funding for training future psychologists and mental health providers with Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded projects including the roles of Core-Faculty, Integrated Behavioral Services for Underserved Populations (IBSUP) HRSA funded Graduate Psychology Education (GPE) program; Director, Integrated Behavioral Services Training and Education Program (I-STEP) HRSA funded Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) program; Director, Integrated Mental Health Program: Improving Access, Clinical Care, and Training (IMPACT) HRSA GPE Program; and Director, Utilizing community Networks to develop Integrated behavioral health Training Experiences to serve Oklahomans! (UNITE-OK!) HRSA funded BHWET program. She received her doctorate from the University of Oklahoma and completed a clinical internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Her research and professional interests include integrated primary care access to care, behavioral health screening, and professional issues in health service psychology education and training.