Roger W Apple, PhD

Roger W Apple, PhD
Roger W Apple, PhD

Director, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine


Contact Information

Patient Care Related:
Pediatric Autism Center, 269.337.6077
Pediatric Psychology, 269.337.6430

Biosketch

Dr. Roger Apple, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. He is a fully licensed Psychologist. He is employed by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a BS in Psychology in 1997. He received his MA in Counseling Psychology also from Western Michigan University in 2000. He completed an Internship in Psychology at Kalamazoo College in 2005. He pursued a Postdoctoral Internship from Oakland University in 2009. He received his PhD in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University in 2009.

  • Education and Training

    • PhD 2009, Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University
    • Predoctoral Internship 2008, Oakland University
    • Internship 2005, Psychology, Kalamazoo College
    • MA 2000, Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University
    • BS 1997, Psychology, Western Michigan University
  • Research

    • Pediatric Psychology
    • Clinical Psychology
  • 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., Apple R. Obsessive compulsive disorder: Diagnosis and treatment International Journal on Disability and Human Development. 2021;20:365-368.

    • Chahin S.S., Patel K., Apple R.W. Provider and patient interaction in the newborn period Caring for the Newborn: A Comprehensive Guide for the Clinician. Second Edition. 2021:175-181.

    • Greydanus D.E., Apple R.W., Chahin S.S. Integrated Behavioral Health Care: Reflections of the Past Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2021;68:519-531.

    • Patel K., Apple R.W., Campbell J. Funding and Billing for Integrated Behavioral Health Care Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2021;68:573-581.

    • Apple R.W., Stran B.M., Tross B. Psychologists’ role in concussion assessments for children and adolescents in pediatric practice International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020;17:1-11.

    • 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.

    • Agana M., Apple R., Alavi Z., Gibb T., Soares N., Augustyn M. Caring for the Transgender Adolescent: It Takes a Village Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2019;40:397-399.

    • Gratz O.H., Apple R. Application of integrated behavioral health in pediatric and adolescent medicine practice Building Youth for the Future: Suicide Prevention Aspects. 2019:109-120.

    • Joshi H., Apple R. Screening adolescents for ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, and conduct disorder in primary care Adolescent Health Screening: An Update in the Age of Big Data. 2019:107-113.

    • Soares N., White K.E., Christensen R.T., Christiansen A., Apple R. Collaborating with Families and Law Enforcement Agencies to Improve Outcomes for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2019;40:659-668.

    • Apple R. Barriers and facilitators influencing the diabetes treatment regimen for adolescents Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tract. 2018:457-461.

    • Apple R. Coping and adaptation to chronic illness and disability for children and adolescents: Focus on cystic fibrosis Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Lung. 2018:225-240.

    • Apple R. Coping and adaptation to chronic illness and disability for children and adolescents: Focusing on type 1 diabetes Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tract. 2018:437-454.

    • Apple R., White K. Physicians' use of brief counseling models in a pediatric outpatient setting Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tract. 2018:423-436.

    • Apple R., White K. Physicians’ use of brief counseling models in a pediatric outpatient setting Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Lung. 2018:397-410.

    • Patel D.R., Apple R., Kanungo S., Akkal A. Intellectual disability: Definitions, evaluation and principles of treatment Pediatric Medicine. 2018;1

    • Apple R.W. The psychological impact of motor vehicle crashes (MVC) on children and adolescents Children and Youth: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Motor Vehicle Crashes. 2017:119-133.

    • Greydanus D., Apple R., White K., Merrick J. Children and youth: Post-traumatic stress disorder and motor vehicle crashes Children and Youth: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Motor Vehicle Crashes. 2017:1-237.

    • Greydanus D., Apple R., White K., Merrick J. Preface Children and Youth: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Motor Vehicle Crashes. 2017:xvi-xvii.

    • Apple R. Barriers and facilitators influencing the diabetes treatment regimen for adolescents Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Pancreas. 2016:301-307.

    • Apple R. Barriers to care Diabetes Mellitus: Childhood and Adolescence. 2016:137-146.

    • Apple R. Coping and adaptation to a disability Diabetes Mellitus: Childhood and Adolescence. 2016:113-136.

    • Apple R. Coping and adaptation to chronic illness and disability for children and adolescents: Focus on type 1 diabetes Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Pancreas. 2016:283-300.

    • Apple R. Psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness and disability for children and adolescents: A global perspective Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Heart. 2016:169-181.

    • Apple R., White K. Physician use of brief counseling models in a pediatric outpatient setting Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Heart. 2016:183-195.

    • Apple R., White K. Physicians use of brief counseling models in a pediatric outpatient setting Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Pancreas. 2016:269-281.

    • Apple R. Concepts of psychosomatic conditions Behavioral Pediatrics: Fourth Edition. 2015:291-302.

    • Greydanus D., Bhave S., Apple R. Childhood suicide Children, Violence and Bullying: International Perspectives. 2013:211-224.

    • Greydanus D., Apple R. The relationship between deliberate self-harm behavior, body dissatisfaction, and suicide in adolescents: Current concepts Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. 2011;4:183-189.

    • Pratt H., Apple R. Cross-Cultural Assessment and Management in Primary Care Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 2007;34:227-242.

  • Presentations

    • The Words We Use: Identifying the Preferred Lexicon for Predictors of Physician Burnout. Horneffer-Ginter K, Greene J, Apple R, Graves L, Gibson K, Tullio J, Kaufman A, 36th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2019