5447-Montero, Anne Mary

Anne Mary K. Montero, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

IU Health Spring Mill Outpatient Center
10300 North Illinois Street, Suite 1100

Indianapolis, IN 46290
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Dr. Montero obtained her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee after completing a Master of Science from the same institution.  She is board certified in clinical psychology as well. She specializes in anxiety, somatization, pre-operative risk assessment, and cognitive-behavioral therapy and has expertise in wellness/burnout risk prevention and a passion for training and educational instruction. Dr. Montero has clinical expertise with diverse medical populations, including GI, pain, oncology, and women's health and offers multicultural emphasis in care.

Key Publications

§  Medical Psychology Public Education:  Expert interview on mind-body connections in IBS and IBD (Prevention Magazine): Invited interview on pathways of connection/coping with disorders of brain-gut interaction  (in process)  6/2021

§  Early Adverse Life Events and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Patients with Constipation and Suspected Disordered Defecation: (Neurogastroenterology and Motility); http://doi.org/10.1111/nmo.14195  6/2021

§  Medical Psychology Public Education Indiana Business Journal: Invited interview with John Russell on NCAA tournament players’ mental health, on behalf of Indiana University Health Physicians    NCAA adds team field trips to help alleviate bubble boredom - Indianapolis Business Journal (ibj.com)  3/2021

§  “Receptiveness to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy among the General Public and Individuals with Functional Bowel Disorders,” Digestive Disease Week Poster Session, (co-author), American Gastroenterological Association 5/2021

§  Coping with Stress-  invited presentation for Autoimmune Hepatitis Association/YouTube          12/2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-0U9_9Q6bY

§  Medical Psychology Public Education:  Navigating Seasonal Stress during COVID-19 – invited media interview with Indianapolis newspaper (The Current, Carmel, IN) through IU Health Marketing  11/2020

§  “Preoperative anxiety and associated factors among elective surgical patients in Northeast Ethiopia,” – invited reviewer, Surgery Open Science, SOPEN-D-20-00069   10/2020

§  Medical Psychology Public Education:  Social Media and Mental Health – invited media interview with Indianapolis television (Fox News/CBS) through IU Health Marketing    10/2020

§  Psychological Treatment in Interdisciplinary Patient Care: Purdue University Psychiatric Pharmacology Case Conference – invited presentation for training/continuing education        10/2020

§  Memory and Attention Adaptation Training (MAAT): A Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Cancer Survivors with Attention and Memory Problems:  Grant consultant as clinical supervisor for psychological intervention; Mobile Device CBT for Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Dysfunction: A Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial.  NCI/NIH: 1R01CA244673-0181 with Robert Ferguson, PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Brenna McDonald, PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine.   8/2020-present

§  “Health Psychology Benefits Patients, Providers, Staff,” The Pulse, Indiana University Health team newsletter featuring provider.  https://medicine.iu.edu/blogs/the-beat/montero 8/2020

§  “GI Psychology: Perspectives in the Pandemic,” Clinical Gastroenterologist International (first author): Clin Gastroenterol Int. 2020; 2(2): 1015. 8/2020 http://www.medtextpublications.com/open-access/gi-psychology-perspectives-in-the-pandemic-514.pdf

§  “Eructation Treated with Single-Session CBT: A Case Illustration.” (first author).  J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2020 Sep;27(3):454-458. doi: 10.1007/s10880-020-09697-6. PMID: 32140980. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32140980/    8/2020

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Director of Outpatient Psychology Services
  • PhD, HSPP, Clinical Psychologist, Adjunct Professor of Medicine

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