5447-Montero, Anne Mary
Faculty

Anne Mary K. Montero, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

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

Indianapolis, IN 46290

Bio

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
  • PhD, HSPP, Clinical Psychologist, Adjunct Professor of Medicine
  • Education
    2007 PhD University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    1999 MS University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    1993 BA University of Notre Dame
  • Research

    Patient follow-up and coping with medical issues; motility; functional symptoms and improvement.

  • Publications
    Bowel functions, fecal unconjugated primary and secondary bile acids, and colonic transit in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
    Shin A; Camilleri M; Vijayvargiya P; Busciglio I; Burton D; Ryks M; Rhoten D; Lueke A; Saenger A; Girtman A; Zinsmeister AR; Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 2013 Apr 30
  • Clinical Interests

    Medical psychology, including GI, pain, and women's health needs.

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