Jack Dempsey, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Developmental Pediatrics


  • Novick AM, Kwitowski M, Dempsey J, Cooke DL, Dempsey AG. Technology-Based Approaches for Supporting Perinatal Mental Health. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2022 Sep;24(9):419-429. PubMed PMID: 35870062
  • Kelleher J, Dempsey J, Takamatsu S, Paul JJ, Kent E, Dempsey AG. Adaptation of infant mental health services to preterm infants and their families receiving neonatal intensive care unit services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Infant Ment Health J. 2022 Jan;43(1):100-110. PubMed PMID: 34997613
  • Dempsey J, Ahmed K, Simon AR, Hayutin LG, Monteiro S, Dempsey AG. Adaptive Behavior Profiles of Intellectually Gifted Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2021 Jun-Jul 01;42(5):374-379. PubMed PMID: 34110306
  • Godwin D, Dempsey J, Cervantes J, Smith J, Voigt R. Effectiveness of a Psychoeducational Intervention for Families of Children Awaiting a Developmental Evaluation. Health Soc Work. 2021 Jun 21;46(2):136-141. PubMed PMID: 33893495
  • Fleming H, Dempsey AG, Palmer C, Dempsey J, Friedman S, Galan HL, Gien J. Primary contributors to gastrostomy tube placement in infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Nov;56(11):1949-1956. PubMed PMID: 33773801
  • Nadler C, Godwin DL, Dempsey J, Nyp SS. Autism and Access to Care During the COVID-19 Crisis. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2021 Jan 1;42(1):73-75. PubMed PMID: 33229969
  • Ahmed KL, Simon AR, Dempsey JR, Samaco RC, Goin-Kochel RP. Evaluating Two Common Strategies for Research Participant Recruitment Into Autism Studies: Observational Study. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Sep 24;22(9):e16752. PubMed PMID: 32969826
  • Monteiro SA, Dempsey J, Berry LN, Voigt RG, Goin-Kochel RP. Screening and Referral Practices for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Primary Pediatric Care. Pediatrics. 2019 Oct;144(4). PubMed PMID: 31515298
  • Dempsey, J., & Dempsey, A. G. (2018). Autism Spectrum Disorder Severity, Developmental Delays, and Overweight/Obese Weight Status. J Pediatr. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.10.046
  • Dempsey J, Dempsey AG, Voigt RG, Monteiro S. Associations Between Family Member BMI and Obesity Status of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2017 Nov Dec;38(9):690-696. PubMed PMID: 28834788
  • Dempsey J, McQuillin S, Butler AM, Axelrad ME. Maternal Depression and Parent Management Training Outcomes. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2016 Sep;23(3):240-6. PubMed PMID: 27448152
  • Dempsey J, Dempsey AG, Guffey D, Minard CG, Goin-Kochel RP. Brief Report: Further Examination of Self-Injurious Behaviors in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders. J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 May;46(5):1872-9. PubMed PMID: 26781113
  • Monteiro SA, Dempsey J, Broton S, Berry L, Goin-Kochel RP, Voigt RG. Early Intervention Before Autism Diagnosis in Children Referred to a Regional Autism Clinic. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2016 Jan;37(1):15-9. PubMed PMID: 26647354
  • Curtis DF, Chapman S, Dempsey J, Mire S. Classroom changes in ADHD symptoms following clinic-based behavior therapy. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2013 Mar;20(1):114-22. PubMed PMID: 22678107
  • Axelrad ME, Butler AM, Dempsey J, Chapman SG. Treatment effectiveness of a brief behavioral intervention for preschool disruptive behavior. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2013 Sep;20(3):323-32. PubMed PMID: 23575970
  • Sulkowski ML, Dempsey J, Dempsey AG. Effects of stress and coping on binge eating in female college students. Eat Behav. 2011 Aug;12(3):188-91. PubMed PMID: 21741016
  • Dempsey AG, Sulkowski ML, Dempsey J, Storch EA. Has cyber technology produced a new group of peer aggressors?. Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2011 May;14(5):297-302. PubMed PMID: 21162661
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Practice Locations

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

  • Pediatrics
Clinical Interests
I work with children and their families, specializing in concerns with development delays and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

General Information

Department: Pediatrics-Developmental Pediatrics
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

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

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