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Christina M. Mulé, PhD
Pediatric Psychologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Focus Areas
Assessment and intervention services to children with neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders, behavior and family therapy with families of children with autism spectrum disorders and elimination disorders
Research Focus Areas
Comparative effectiveness research and health care services research within developmental-behavioral pediatrics/child and adolescent psychiatry, systemic interventions that help to reduce barriers to effective autism interventions and care coordination, reducing barriers to mental health care services and education for underserved youth by strengthening their collaborative relationships with external care systems
Seeing Patients In
Floating Hospital for Children
Floating Hospital, 2nd Floor
800 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-7242
Fax #: 617-636-5621
2009–2011, Stipended Graduate Assistantship, Department of Counseling & Applied Educational Psychology
2007-2009, Stipended Graduate Assistantship, Institute on Urban Health Research
2005, Nathaniel Rochester Society Merit Scholarship
1. Goepfert, E. J., Mulé, C. M., von Hahn, E., Visco, Z., & Siegel, M. (2015). Family system interventions for families of children with autism spectrum disorder. Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 24, 571-583.
2. Mulé, C. M., Volpe, R. J., Fefer, S., Luiselli, J. K., & Leslie, L. K. (2015). Comparative effectiveness of two-sight word reading interventions for a student with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Behavioral Education, 24, 304-316. DOI 10.1007/s10864-015-9220-5.
3. Strohmeier, C., Mulé, C. M., & Luiselli, J. K. (2014). Social validity assessment of training methods to improve treatment integrity of special education service providers. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 7, 15-20.
1. Leyenaar, J., Bennett, J., Rizzo, P., Capra, L., Mulé, C., Sakai, C., & Mackie, T. (2016, May). Applying Problem-Based Learning Strategies to Support Cultural Competency Training for Pediatric Residents. Poster presented at the annual Pediatric Academic Societies Conference, Baltimore, MD.
2. Mulé, C., Sheldrick, R. C., & Leslie, L. K. (2015, May). Family-centered medical home among children with autism spectrum disorder and varying medical complexities. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Tufts CTSI Clinical and Translational Science Graduate Program Symposium, Boston, MA.
3. Mulé, C., & Volpe, R. J. (2014, February). Validating traditional drill and practice and incremental rehearsal for a student with ASD. In L. Stewart (Chair), Incremental Rehearsal: Effective and Efficient Research-Based Memory Interventions. Symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.
Christina M. Mulé, PhD is a Pediatric Psychologist at Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center and an Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Mulé’s work focuses on comparative effectiveness research and health care services research within Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Her research has compared novel educational and behavioral interventions to current gold standard interventions for children with developmental disabilities. Dr. Mulé’s current research is focused on systemic interventions that help to reduce barriers to effective autism interventions and care coordination. She is an investigator of a Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office grant that seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of the innovative Autism Behavioral Consultation (ABC) program at Tufts Medical Center. Finally, through her work at the Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at Tufts Medical Center she has growing expertise in the area of stakeholder engagement and community-based participatory research.
American Psychological Association (APA)
Massachuetts Psychological Association (MPA)
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)