Amy Holley, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine


Dr. Holley’s research interest is functional outcomes of children and adolescents with pain. Dr. Holley is the principle investigator of an NIH-funded RO1 that investigates risk factors for the transition from acute to chronic pain in children and adolescents.


  • Ph.D., 2009, Case Western Reserve University
  • Residency:

    • Clinical psychology internship, Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2009.
  • Fellowship:

    • Postdoctoral fellowship, Department of Anesthesiology and Peri-Operative Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, 2010.
  • Certifications:

    • Licensed psychologist

Memberships and associations

  • American Pain Society
  • Society of Pediatric Psychology


Selected publications

  • Lewandowski Holley, A., Wilson, A., & Palermo, T. Predictors of the transition from acute to persistent musculoskeletal pain in children and adolescents: A prospective study. Pain, 158, 794-801, 2017. Lewandowski Holley, A. Rabbitts, J., Zhou, C., Durkin, L. & Palermo, T. Temporal daily associations among sleep and pain in treatment-seeking youth with acute musculoskeletal pain. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 40, 675-681, 2017. Lewandowski Holley,


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