Betsy Kammerer PhD

Betsy Kammerer, PhD

Staff Psychologist; Staff Neuropsychologist; Associate in Psychology

Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 781-216-2215

  • Fax: 781-216-2252

Medical Services


  • Neuropsychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Deaf Education


  • Psychiatry
  • Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement


  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
  • Neuropsychology Program
  • Cochlear Implant Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 781-216-2215 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education



Duke University,

Durham, NC

Graduate School

Cornell University,

Ithaca, NY


Yale University,

New Haven, CT


Boston Children's Hospital,

Boston, MA


  • Psychology


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Mayondi GK, Wirth K, Morroni C, Moyo S, Ajibola G, Diseko M, Sakoi M, Magetse JD, Moabi K, Leidner J, Makhema J, Kammerer B, Lockman S. Unintended pregnancy, contraceptive use, and childbearing desires among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in Botswana: across-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2016; 16:44.
  2. Sirois PA, Aaron L, Montepiedra G, Pearson DA, Kapetanovic S, Williams PL, Garvie PA, Nozyce ML, Malee K, Nichols SL, Kammerer BL, Mitchell WG, Mintz M, Oleske JM. Stimulant Medications and Cognition, Behavior and Quality of Life in Children and Youth with HIV. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Jan; 35(1):e12-8.
  3. Nichols SL, Brummel SS, Smith RA, Garvie PA, Hunter SJ, Malee KM, Kammerer BL, Wilkins ML, Rutstein R, Tassiopoulos K, Chernoff MC, Mellins CA. Executive Functioning in Children and Adolescents With Perinatal HIV Infection. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Sep; 34(9):969-75.
  4. Kapetanovic S, Griner R, Zeldow B, Nichols S, Leister E, Gelbard HA, Miller TL, Hazra R, Mendez AJ, Malee K, Kammerer B, Williams PL. Biomarkers and neurodevelopment in perinatally HIV-infected or exposed youth: a structural equation model analysis. AIDS. 2014 Jan 28; 28(3):355-64.
  5. Sirois PA, Huo Y, Williams PL, Malee K, Garvie PA, Kammerer B, Rich K, Van Dyke RB, Nozyce ML. Safety of perinatal exposure to antiretroviral medications: developmental outcomes in infants. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Jun; 32(6):648-55.
  6. Naar-King S, Montepiedra G, Garvie P, Kammerer B, Malee K, Sirois PA, Aaron L, Nichols SL. Social ecological predictors of longitudinal HIV treatment adherence in youth with perinatally acquired HIV. J Pediatr Psychol. 2013 Jul; 38(6):664-74.
  7. Smith R, Chernoff M, Williams PL, Malee KM, Sirois PA, Kammerer B, Wilkins M, Nichols S, Mellins C, Usitalo A, Garvie P, Rutstein R. Impact of HIV severity on cognitive and adaptive functioning during childhood and adolescence. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Jun; 31(6):592-8.
  8. Nichols SL, Montepiedra G, Farley JJ, Sirois PA, Malee K, Kammerer B, Garvie PA, Naar-King S. Cognitive, academic, and behavioral correlates of medication adherence in children and adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV infection. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2012 May; 33(4):298-308.
  9. Buchanan AL, Montepiedra G, Sirois PA, Kammerer B, Garvie PA, Storm DS, Nichols SL. Barriers to medication adherence in HIV-infected children and youth based on self- and caregiver report. Pediatrics. 2012 May; 129(5):e1244-51.
  10. O'Brien LC, Valim C, Neault M, Kammerer B, Clark T, Johnston J, Culver S, Zhou J, Kenna MA, Licameli GR. Prognosis tool based on a modified children's implant profile for use in pediatric cochlear implant candidacy evaluation. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Feb; 121(2):73-84.
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  12. Miller TI, Borkowsky W, DiMeglio LA, Dooley L, Geffner ME, Hazra R, McFarland EJ, Mendez AJ, Patel K, Siberry GK, Van Dyke RB, Worrell CJ, Jacobson DL, Shearer W, Cooper N, Harris L, Purswani M, Baig M, Cintron A, Puga A, Navarro S, Patton D, Burchett S, Karthas N, Kammerer B, Yogev R, Malee K, Hunter S, Cagwin E, Wiznia A, Burey M, Nozyce M, Chen J, Gobs E, Grant M, Knapp K, Allison K, Garvie P, Acevedo-Flores M, Rios H, Olivera V, Silio M, Borne C, Sirois P, Spector S, Norris K, Nichols S, McFarland E, Barr E, Chambers C, Watson D, Messenger N, Belanger R, Dieudonne A, Bettica L, Adubato S, Scott G, Himic L, Willen E. Metabolic abnormalities and viral replication are associated with biomarkers of vascular dysfunction in HIV-infected children. HIV Med. 2012 May; 13(5):264-75.
  13. Malee KM, Tassiopoulos K, Huo Y, Siberry G, Williams PL, Hazra R, Smith RA, Allison SM, Garvie PA, Kammerer B, Kapetanovic S, Nichols S, Van Dyke R, Seage GR, Mellins CA. Mental health functioning among children and adolescents with perinatal HIV infection and perinatal HIV exposure. AIDS Care. 2011 Dec; 23(12):1533-44.
  14. Malee K, Williams P, Montepiedra G, McCabe M, Nichols S, Sirois PA, Storm D, Farley J, Kammerer B. Medication adherence in children and adolescents with HIV infection: associations with behavioral impairment. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2011 Mar; 25(3):191-200.
  15. O'Brien LC, Kenna M, Neault M, Clark TA, Kammerer B, Johnston J, Waldman E, Thomas SP, Forbes P, Licameli GR. Not a "sound" decision: is cochlear implantation always the best choice? Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Oct; 74(10):1144-8.
  16. Kapetanovic S, Leister E, Nichols S, Miller T, Tassiopoulos K, Hazra R, Gelbard HA, Malee KM, Kammerer B, Mendez AJ, Williams PL. Relationships between markers of vascular dysfunction and neurodevelopmental outcomes in perinatally HIV-infected youth. AIDS. 2010 Jun 19; 24(10):1481-91.
  17. Robertson K, Liner J, Hakim J, Sankalé JL, Grant I, Letendre S, Clifford D, Diop AG, Jaye A, Kanmogne G, Njamnshi A, Langford TD, Weyessa TG, Wood C, Banda M, Hosseinipour M, Sacktor N, Nakasuja N, Bangirana P, Paul R, Joska J, Wong J, Boivin M, Holding P, Kammerer B, Van Rie A, Ive P, Nath A, Lawler K, Adebamowo C, Royal W, Joseph J. NeuroAIDS in Africa. J Neurovirol. 2010 May; 16(3):189-202.
  18. Sirois PA, Montepiedra G, Kapetanovic S, Williams PL, Pearson DA, Malee K, Garvie PA, Kammerer BL, Nichols SL, Nozyce ML, Mintz M, Mitchell WG, Oleske JM. Impact of medications prescribed for treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder on physical growth in children and adolescents with HIV. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2009 Oct; 30(5):403-12.
  19. Farley JJ, Montepiedra G, Storm D, Sirois PA, Malee K, Garvie P, Kammerer B, Naar-King S, Nichols S. Assessment of adherence to antiretroviral therapy in perinatally HIV-infected children and youth using self-report measures and pill count. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2008 Oct; 29(5):377-84.
  20. Malee K, Williams PL, Montepiedra G, Nichols S, Sirois PA, Storm D, Farley J, Kammerer B. The role of cognitive functioning in medication adherence of children and adolescents with HIV infection. J Pediatr Psychol. 2009 Mar; 34(2):164-75.
  21. Naar-King S, Montepiedra G, Nichols S, Farley J, Garvie PA, Kammerer B, Malee K, Sirois PA, Storm D. Allocation of family responsibility for illness management in pediatric HIV. J Pediatr Psychol. 2009 Mar; 34(2):187-94.
  22. Williams PL, Storm D, Montepiedra G, Nichols S, Kammerer B, Sirois PA, Farley J, Malee K. Predictors of adherence to antiretroviral medications in children and adolescents with HIV infection. Pediatrics. 2006 Dec; 118(6):e1745-57.
  23. Coulombe JT, Kammerer BL, Levy HL, Hirsch BZ, Scriver CR. Histidinaemia. Part III: Impact; a prospective study. J Inherit Metab Dis. 1983; 6(2):58-61.
  24. Koff E, Kammerer B, Boyle P, Pueschel SM. Intelligence and phenylketonuria: effects of diet termination. J Pediatr. 1979 Apr; 94(4):534-7.
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