Tina N. Drossos, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Assistant Director of Child and Adolescent Consultation/Liaison Service

5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077, Rm B458
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Phone: 773-702-5887
Patient Calls: 773-702-6199
Fax: 773-702-9929

Education & Training

  • Illinois Institute of Technology; Institute of Psychology - Ph.D., 2004
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Children’s Memorial Hospital; Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (Chicago, IL) 2004-2005
  • Psychology Intern, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics; Psychology Department (Minneapolis, MN) 2003-2004
  • lllinois Institute of Technology; Institute of Psychology – M.S., 2002
  • Loyola University, B.S. 1998

Clinical Interests

  • Coping and adjusting to a chronic medical illness for children/adolescents
  • Medical non-adherence in the pediatric population
  • Child and adolescent mood disorders
  • Externalizing disorders

Research Interests

  • Psychosocial stressors affecting medical non-adherence in children/adolescents with chronic medical problems
  • Quality of life in pediatric chronic illness


  • Co-Director, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy With Children and Adolescents (Child/Adolescent fellow and Psychology intern curriculum) 2007-present
  • Co-Director, Introduction to Pediatric Consultation/Liaison (Child/Adolescent Fellows) 2007-present
  • Co-Director, Development Course (PGY-II Curriculum), 2007-present
  • Lecturer, Psychologists in the Medical Setting Course (Psychology interns/externs) 2007-present
  • Lecturer, Cognitive Behavior Therapy Course (PGY III, psychology interns/externs) 2007-present
  • Lecturer, Professional Issues Seminar (Psychology interns) 2007-present

Society Memberships

  • Member, America Psychological Association (APA)
  • Member, APA Section 54: Society of Pediatric Psychology (SPP)
  • Member, Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)

Selected Conferences & Presentations

  • Drossos-T.N. Young, M.A., & Vance, M.S. Symptom Differences in African
     American and Caucasian Preschoolers With Disruptive Behavior Problems (May 2003). Presentation at the Society for Research in Child Development Conference
  • Drossos, T. N. Genetic Disorders: Fragile X and Prader-Willi Syndromes (January 2004). Presentation at Grand Rounds at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics
  • Drossos, T.N., Hopkins, J., Radtke, L., & Sadjwani, A. Executive Function and Externalizing Behavior Problems in Preschoolers. (April 2005). Presentation at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Conference
  • Drossos, T.N. Non-adherence in Children and Adolescents (October 2008) Presentation at Scholar’s Day sponsored by the University of Chicago Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience