Assistant Professor, College of Medicine,Amy D. Seay, Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics


  • Schmieding Developmental Center


  • Pediatric Medical Psychology

Contact Information

Phone: 479-750-0125


  • Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2010
  • M.A., University of South Alabama, 2004
  • B.A., Birmingham-Southern College, 2001


  • Post Doctoral Fellow in Psychology, Child Clinical Internship Program, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2010-2011
  • Neuropsychological and Multidisciplinary Evaluation, Behavioral Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2010-2011

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Arkansas Psychology Board, 2012-Present
  • Tourette Syndrome Behavior Therapy Institute, 2014
  • Mental Health First Aid, 2013
  • The Center for Integrated Primary Care, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Primary Care Behavioral Health Certification, 2012

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Adjustment Related to Chronic Illness
  • Behavioral Health
  • Changing Health-Related Behavior
  • Adherence to Medical Regimen
  • Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
  • Parent Management of Behavior

Recent Presentations

  • Managing Maladaptive Eating Behaviors, Case Presentation, UAMS/ACH
  • Nutrition and Its Impact on Individuals with Down Syndrome, Down Syndrome Connection of Northwest Arkansas, 2016
  • Systematic Desensitization for Polysomnogram, UAMS, 2016
  • Emotional and Behavioral Health, Juvenile Arthritis Family Day, 2015
  • Behavioral Psychology: Foundations & Applications for Clinical Practice, AHEC, Fayetteville, AR, 2015.

Recent Research

  • Validation of a Pediatric Behavioral Health Questionnaire to Increase Access to Appropriate Psychosocial Services for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis, Principal Investigator, 2015-Present.

Professional Society Memberships

  • Board of Directors, Arkansas Psychological Association, 2015-Present
  • Women’s Faculty Development Caucus, College of Medicine, UAMS, 2013-Present
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center Leadership Team, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 2013-Present
  • American Psychological Association, 2010-Present
  • Arkansas Psychological Association, 2006-Present

Recent Honors

  • Leadership Institute, UAMS, 2014