- Associate Director, Supervisor, and Core Faculty, Hurley Pediatric Clinical Health Psychology Fellowship Program, Flint, Mich.
- Co-Director, Pediatric Education Research, Pediatric Residency Program, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich.
- Clinical Professor, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, Mich.
- Pediatric Psychologist
Dr. Ellens started off her educational path in Michigan. As an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., she double-majored in psychology and political science and earneed her bachelor-of-science degree. From there, Dr. Ellens earned a master and doctoral degrees, both in clinical psychology, from the University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Ind. Dr. Ellens completed her pre-doctoral internship through Wayne State University at the Hawthorn Center in Northville, Mich., and a two-year pediatric clinical health psychology post-doctoral fellowship with the Consortium for Advanced Psychology Training in Flint, Mich.
Her primary professional interests include coping with chronic medical conditions, somatic symptom disorders and pediatric elimination disorders. Dr. Ellens also is involved in medical education and research, with a solid track record of lectures, peer-reviewed papers, and presentations to support it.