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Akron Children's Hospital welcomes pediatric psychologist

01-17-2018 (Akron, Ohio )

Shana Wilson, PhD, has joined Akron Children’s as a pediatric psychologist in the department of Neurobehavioral Health.


Dr. Wilson received her doctorate in clinical psychology at Kent State University, specializing in child clinical and adolescent psychology. She completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychology at Akron Children’s. Her special interests include anxiety, patient adherence to treatment recommendations and feeding difficulties. She will spend some of her time as the psychologist on the interdisciplinary feeding team.


Akron Children’s department of Neurobehavioral Health is part of the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center, which provides comprehensive care to children with neurological and developmental disorders. The team in Neurobehavioral Health focuses on brain function and child development to help improve patients’ quality of life.


Dr. Wilson resides in Poland, Ohio, with her family.