Keith Crabtree, PhD

Keith Crabtree, PhD

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Keith Crabtree, PhD, is a member of the Communications Department at St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Andrew Elliott, MD; Jennifer Harman, PhD; and Sherry Johnson, RN

St. Jude deploys a behavioral emergency response team to help patients in crisis

Posted by Keith Crabtree, PhD | Apr 29, 2021

You may already be familiar with medical rapid response teams, trained health care personnel who deliver emergency medical care. But you may not be familiar with behavioral rapid response teams. They help patients when there is just too much to handle.

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St. Jude pneumatic tube system count tops 5M

St. Jude pneumatic tube carrier system count tops 5M

Posted by Keith Crabtree, PhD | Mar 2, 2021

This system, vital to hospital operations since 1997, makes its five-millionth delivery.

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Do something: Behavioral activation is a simple strategy to boost low mood

When you feel down, do something: Behavioral activation is a simple strategy to boost low mood

Posted by Keith Crabtree, PhD | Jan 20, 2021

Do this – even when you don’t want to – to get out of the emotional doldrums of sadness and anxiety brought on by the pandemic.

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Tackle pandemic fatigue with good grace

Tackle pandemic fatigue with good grace

Posted by Keith Crabtree, PhD | Dec 4, 2020

We can all get through pandemic fatigue if we remember these few simple tips.

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If pandemic fatigue sets in, do these things to search for meaning

If pandemic fatigue sets in, do these things to search for meaning

Posted by Keith Crabtree, PhD | Nov 10, 2020

Cope with pandemic fatigue by doing these things to maintain meaning in your life and keep your resilience.

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The most important thing for parents and caregivers is to take care of themselves first.

Self-care: The No. 1 thing you can do for your child

Posted by Keith Crabtree, PhD | Aug 21, 2020

This psychologist gives advice on caring for infant and toddler mental health, and the No. 1 thing to do isn’t what you would expect. %

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St. Jude School Program uses technology to connect teachers to students amid a pandemic

St. Jude School Program uses technology to connect teachers to students amid a pandemic

Posted by Keith Crabtree, PhD | Jul 22, 2020

Read how teachers work to make school as normal as possible for these pediatric cancer patients – first, get some toothpicks and gummies...

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A not-so-bitter pill to swallow

A not-so-bitter pill to swallow

Posted by Keith Crabtree, PhD | Aug 7, 2019

Pill swallowing should be easy – imagine the stress when the pills are life-saving and you have a physical condition that makes it difficult – what then?

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‘Black hole’ of cancer journey? Transition oncology fills that gap

‘Black hole’ of cancer journey? Transition oncology program fills the gap

Posted by Keith Crabtree, PhD | Jun 15, 2019

You’re just out of cancer treatment – now what? Read about the transition oncology program that helps young cancer patients get back to living.

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My Corner of the World: Lorena Loa-Martinez and Miriam “Maria” Loa Velasquez

My Corner of the World: Lorena Loa-Martinez and Miriam “Maria” Loa Velasquez

Posted by Keith Crabtree, PhD | May 15, 2019

You never know who may need a smile. Read how these sisters complete their culinary work with a little rhythm and grace.

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