Elizabeth Clawson, MS, PhD, LCP, HSPP

Dr. Clawson is employed by Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent Medical Center, Pediatric Feeding Institute, Inc., and Thrive! Pediatric Feeding Therapy, LLC. She is the clinical director for the Pediatric Feeding Program at PMCH providing evaluation, outpatient therapy, intensive treatment, and consultation services as a transdisciplinary team in Evansville and Indianapolis, IN. She also provides private therapy as well consultation services to professionals serving patients with complex pediatric feeding disorders. Dr. Clawson received her MS and PhD degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed her internship training at the Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her post-doctoral fellowship was at Cumberland Hospital for Children focusing on neurodevelopmental disorders, chronic illness and traumatic brain injury. She has an active clinical practice, as well as presented and published extensively in the area of pediatric psychology. Dr. Clawson has devoted her clinical practice to developing and implementing treatment techniques for children with complex feeding disorders including the development of the TR-eat® Model with Carol Elliott OTR/L in 2009 and co-presents the workshop Mealtime Miseries: Management of Complex Feeding Issues for professional development on using a transdisciplinary approach.


Financial – Receives a speaking fee from TalkTools for this presentation. Employee and Co-founder of the Pediatric Feeding Institute, Inc. Receives honoraria and royalty payments for speaking and products developed by Pediatric Feeding Institute, Inc. Employee/Owner of Thrive! Pediatric Feeding Therapy, LLC. Receives payment for treatment provided to clients who receive services through this company. Employee of Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent Medical Center for which she receives no compensation for speaking/presenting or for patients referred for services at this center.

Non-Financial – Has no relevant relationship with products or services described, reviewed, or compared in this presentation.