Sharon Lo

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sharon Lo received her PhD from Michigan State University and completed her clinical residency at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University and Children’s Health Council Consortium. Dr. Lo’s clinical and research interests focus on promoting positive well-being and health outcomes in youth with specializations in examining mindfulness and emotion regulation processes using physiological and behavioral methods of assessment. Her work is dedicated to increasing access and disseminating practices that improve mental health for communities of color.

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2018-2020
    Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Michigan State University, 2018
    Clinical Residency in Psychology, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University and Children’s Health Council Consortium, 2017-2018

Recent Publications (*lab student co-author)

Pesch, M. H., Julian, M., Lo, S. L., Wu, J., Miller, A., Appugliese, D., & Lumeng, J. C. (Accepted, print forthcoming) Phenotypes of controlling feeding behaviors in mothers of toddlers: A mixed methods study. Pediatric Obesity.

Miller, A. L., Lo, S. L.,Albright, D., Lee, J. M., Hunter, C. M., Bauer, K. W., ... & Katz, B. (2020). Adolescent Interventions to Manage Self-Regulation in Type 1 Diabetes (AIMS-T1D): randomized control trial study protocol. BMC pediatrics20(1), 1-10.

Riley, H., Lo, S. L.,Rosenblum, K., Sturza, J., Kaciroti, N., Lumeng, J. C., Miller, A. L. (2020). Sex differences in the association between household chaos and bmiz in low-income toddlers. Childhood Obesity.

Miller, A. L., Lo, S. L.,Bauer, K. W., & Fredericks, E. M. (2020). Developmentally informed behaviour change techniques to enhance self-regulation in a health promotion context: A conceptual review. Health Psychology Review14(1), 116-131.

Hemberg, J. L., Pomeranz, E., Rogers, A. J., Lo, S. L., Harrison, L., Donohue, L., & Kullgren, K. (2020). Functional impairment predicts outcomes of youth with headache in the emergency department. Clinical Pediatrics, 59(1), 62-69.

Lo, S. L., & Miller, A. L. (2020). Learning behaviors and school engagement: opportunities and challenges with technology in the classroom. In Technology and Adolescent Health (pp. 79-113). Academic Press.

Lo, S. L. (2018). A meta-analytic review of event-related potentials (ERN and N2) in childhood and adolescence: A developmental perspective on effortful control and Conflict Monitoring Theory. Developmental Review, 48, 82-112.

Gornik, A., Neal J. W., Lo, S. L., & Durbin, C. E. (2018). Connections between preschoolers’ temperament traits and social behaviors as observed in a preschool setting. Social Development, 27(2), 335-350.

Schroder, H. S., Fisher, M., Lin, Y., Lo, S. L., & Moser, J. S. (2017). Neural evidence for enhanced attention to mistakes among school-aged children with a growth mindset. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 42-50.

Neal, J. W., Durbin, C. E., Gornik, A. E., & Lo, S. L. (2017). Co-development of preschoolers’ temperament traits and social play networks over an entire school year. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113(4), 627-640.

Lo, S. L., Schroder, H. S., Fisher, M. E., Durbin, C. E., Fitzgerald, K. D., & Moser, J. S. (2016). Associations between disorder specific symptoms of anxiety and error monitoring brain activity in young children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 45(7), 1439-1448.

Schleider, J. L., Schroder, H. S., Lo, S. L., Fisher, M. E., Danovitch, J. H., Weisz, J. R., & Moser, J. S. (2016). Parents' intelligence mindsets relate to child internalizing problems: Moderation through child gender and parent mastery orientation. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(12), 3627-3636.

Clark, D. A., Listro, C., Lo, S. L., Durbin, C. E., Donnellan, M. B., Neppl, T. K. (2016). Measurement invariance and child temperament: An evaluation of sex and informant differences on the Child Behavior Questionnaire. Psychological Assessment, 28(12), 1646-1662.

Roles and Interests

Dr. Sharon Lo is an Assistant Professor for the PhD Clinical Psychology Program. She received her PhD from Michigan State University and completed her clinical residency at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University and Children’s Health Council Consortium. Dr. Lo’s clinical and research interests focus on promoting positive well-being and health outcomes in youth with specializations in examining mindfulness and emotion regulation processes using physiological and behavioral methods of assessment. Her work is dedicated to increasing access and disseminating practices that improve mental health for communities of color.

Instructor

  • Foundations in Psychological Science

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

  • Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (Mindfulness SIG)
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
  • American Psychological Association