Cheryl A Dickson, MD

Cheryl A Dickson, MD
Cheryl A Dickson, MD

Associate Dean

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine


Contact Information

Patient Care Related:
Pediatrics - Oakland, 269.337.6400

Biosketch

Dr. Cheryl Dickson is an Associate Dean for the Health Equity and Community Affairs Department in the Office the Dean. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. She is employed by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. She is Board Certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She is a graduate of Brown University with a BA in Human Biology (with Honors) in 1976. She earned her MD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School in 1980. She completed her Residency in Pediatrics also at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School and Children's Hospital of New Jersey in 1983. She went on to do her Fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School and Children's Hospital of New Jersey in 1984.

  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)
  • Education and Training

    • Fellowship 1984, Adolescent Medicine , University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    • Residency 1983, Pediatrics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    • MD 1980, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    • BA 1976, Human Biology, Brown University
  • Publications

    • Apple R.W., Dickson C.A., Cabral M.D.I. Integrated Behavioral Health in Pediatric Practice Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2021;68:xvii-xviii.

    • Chahin S., Damashek A., Ospina F., Dickson C. Evaluation of a Safe Sleep Training for Home Visitors and Their Clients Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 2021

    • Dickson C., D'Mello R. Sudden unexpected death: Sids and un-safe-sleep practices Caring for the Newborn: A Comprehensive Guide for the Clinician. Second Edition. 2021:77-85.

    • Dickson C., Ramsay J., VandeBurgh J. Barriers for Ethnic Minorities and Low Socioeconomic Status Pediatric Patients for Behavioral Health Services and Benefits of an Integrated Behavioral Health Model Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2021;68:651-658.

    • Greydanus D.E., Azmeh R., Cabral M.D., Dickson C.A., Patel D.R. Acne in the first three decades of life: An update of a disorder with profound implications for all decades of life Disease-a-Month. 2021;67

    • Greydanus D.E., Dickson C., Kanungo S., Merrick J. Introduction: From lilith to shiphrah and puah-and beyond: What have we learned about caring for the newborn in the past 300 millennia? Caring for the Newborn: A Comprehensive Guide for the Clinician. Second Edition. 2021:xxix-xlvii.

    • Greydanus D.E., Dickson C.A., Merrick J. Palliative care: Cloaking the newborn from suffering Caring for the Newborn: A Comprehensive Guide for the Clinician. Second Edition. 2021:213-223.

    • Greydanus D.E., Dickson C.A., Omar H.A., Vu C.T. Pediatric and adolescent sexuality: An overview Pediatric and Adolescent Sexuality and Gynecology: Principles for the Primary Care Clinician, Second Edition. 2021:3-62.

    • Greydanus D.E., Kanungo S., Dickson C., Merrick J. Caring for the newborn: A comprehensive guide for the clinician. second edition Caring for the Newborn: A Comprehensive Guide for the Clinician. Second Edition. 2021:1-517.

    • Azmeh R., Greydanus D.E., Agana M.G., Dickson C.A., Patel D.R., Ischander M.M., Lloyd R.D. Update in Pediatric Asthma: Selected Issues Disease-a-Month. 2020;66

    • Chahin S.S., Apple R.W., Kuo K.H., Dickson C.A. Autism spectrum disorder: psychological and functional assessment, and behavioral treatment approaches Translational Pediatrics. 2020;9:S66-S75.

    • Dickson C., Saad S., Tesar J. Imperforate hymen with hematocolpos Annals of Emergency Medicine. 1985;14(5):467-469.

  • Presentations

    • Comparison of Pre-Hospital ROSC Rates for Manual-Only vs Mechanical-Assisted CPR Using the LUCAS-2: A Retrospective Study. Szymanski R, Mastenbrook J, Vos D, Le K, Slagell R, Dickson C, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Geographic Access to Pediatric Care and Preventable ED Visits for Children Living in High Risk Neighborhoods. Kothari C, Baker K, Dickson C, Baxter J, Long W, Kaur A, Donkor D, Bolliet M, Rhodes K, Bautista T, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Role of Psychosocial Risk Factors in Mothers' Engagement in Safe Sleep Practices. Chahin S, Gates K, Damashek A, Dickson C, Lenz D, Lubwama G, Bautista T, Kothari C, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • The Importance of Targeted Interventions During the Deployment of the Spanish MyChart. Singhal S, Lynch A, Dickson C, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Mothers' reported knowledge of, practices, and barriers to engaging in infant safe sleep. Damashek A, Dickson C, Lenz D, Lubwama G, Baustista T, Kothari C, 37th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 05/2019