Monique Germone, PhD, MA
Associate Professor, Psychiatry-Child-CHC

Graduate School :
  • PhD, Alliant International University (2011)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Hawaii–Hilo (2005)
  • Rady Children's Hospital (2010)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Research Interests

My research interests include improving behavioral health services and the impact of celiac disease on children and their families, as well as addressing health and psychology training inequities.


  • Germone MM, Ariefdjohan M, Stahl M, Shull M, Mehta P, Nagle S, Tarbell S, Liu E. Family ties: the impact of celiac disease on children and caregivers. Qual Life Res. 2022 Jul;31(7):2107-2118. PubMed PMID: 34984588
  • Coburn S, Germone M, McGarva J, Taft T. Psychological Considerations for Food Intolerances: Celiac Sprue, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2022 Dec;51(4):753-764. PubMed PMID: 36375994
  • Glover J, Lynn C, Holzman JBW, Germone M, Talmi A. Working toward Socially Responsive Recruitment Practices of Psychology Interns in an Academic Medical Center. J Pediatr Psychol. 2022 Oct 19;47(10):1110-1124. PubMed PMID: 35877078
  • Germone M, Phu T, Slosky C, Pan Z, Jones A, Stahl M, Mehta P, Shull M, Ariefdjohan M, Liu E. Anxiety and Depression in Pediatric Patients with Celiac Disease: A Large Cross-Sectional Study. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2022 Aug 1;75(2):181-185. PubMed PMID: 35641896
  • Germone, M., Wright, C., Kimmons, R., Coburn, S. (2022). Twitter trends for celiac disease and the gluten-free diet: A cross-sectional descriptive analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, Infodemiology, 2(2): e37924, doi: 10.2196/37924.
  • Mehta P, Stahl MG, Germone MM, Nagle S, Guigli R, Thomas J, Shull M, Liu E. Telehealth and Nutrition Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2020 Dec;120(12):1953-1957. PubMed PMID: 32792328
  • Satherley RM, Coburn SS, Germone M. The Impact of Celiac Disease on Caregivers' Well-being: An Integrative Review. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 Mar;70(3):295-303. PubMed PMID: 31789773
  • Germone MM, Gabriels RL, Guérin NA, Pan Z, Banks T, O'Haire ME. Animal-assisted activity improves social behaviors in psychiatrically hospitalized youth with autism. Autism. 2019 Oct;23(7):1740-1751. PubMed PMID: 30818971
  • Sannar, E. M., Barnes, J., Mowrey, L., Alcorn, A., Germone, M., Stutzman, D. (2019). Coffin-Siris Syndrome and Comorbid Psychiatric Illness: A Case Report. Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology, 3(1).
  • Guérin NA, Gabriels RL, Germone MM, Schuck SEB, Traynor A, Thomas KM, McKenzie SJ, Slaughter V, O'Haire ME. Reliability and Validity Assessment of the Observation of Human-Animal Interaction for Research (OHAIRE) Behavior Coding Tool. Front Vet Sci. 2018;5:268. PubMed PMID: 30467548
  • Erdman, P., LaFollette, M.R., Steklis, N.G., Steklis, H.D., Germone, M.M., Kogan, L. (2018). Guide to human-animal interaction education. Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, volume 6. Retrieved from
  • Germone, M., Judd-Glossy, L., Malmberg, J., Barnes, J., Costello, L., Schiel, M., Morrow, M., & Cypers, S. (2017). Academic medicine commentary: Experiences of early career faculty in pediatric mental health. Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology, 2 (1).
  • Kaur, H., Germone, M., Schiel, M., Edlynn, E. (2017). Comorbid neurodevelopmental and medical diagnoses: Case report of a multidisciplinary and multisystemic approach to treatment. Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology, 2 (1).
  • Germone, M., Lincoln, A., Harwood, R., Townsend, J. (2016) Intermodality shifting attention deficits in male siblings of children with autism. JSM Pediatric Neurology, 1 (1): 1001.
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Professional Memberships

  • Society of Pediatric Psychology, Division 54 of the American Psychological Association, Psychologist Member
  • Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Division 53 of the American Psychological Association, APA Associate Member
  • Colorado Psychological Association, Full Member
  • Colorado Association for Behavior Analysis, Full Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

  • Psychology
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Certificate (2016)
  • Clinical Psychologist in Colorado State, License (2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Parenting
  • Child and Teen Health - Children's Health
Clinical Interests
I specialize in behavioral health support for children and adolescents with celiac disease.

Care Philosophy
I am interested in pediatric behavioral health care, the quality of care for children and families, and researching new behavioral health treatments. My goal in working with each child and family is to help them feel heard and to access the best care possible.

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, Alliant International University (2011)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Hawaii–Hilo (2005)
  • Rady Children's Hospital (2010)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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