PhD, Clinical Psychology, Child Track, DePaul University
Cohort One Fellow

Academic Mentor
Karen Budd
Department of Psychology, DePaul University

Policy Mentor
Kathy Goetz
Project Director, Strengthening Families Illinois

Institutional Affiliation
University of Maryland, Assistant Research Professor

Areas of Expertise

Developmental Psychopathology, Mental Health and Well-Being, Parenting


Dr. Christina Danko received her PhD in Clinical Psychology, Child track, from DePaul University and completed an APA-accredited internship at Louisiana State University Health and Sciences Center. Dr. Danko completed a clinical postdoctoral fellowship at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Andrea Chronis-Tuscano at the University of Maryland. Dr. Danko serves as faculty for the Master of Professional Studies in Clinical Psychological Science – a terminal master’s degree program focused on developing students’ research and clinical skills within an evidence-based framework. Dr. Danko's research at the Maryland ADHD Program investigates the impact of evidence-based interventions on the treatment and prevention of mental health disorders for young children and their families. She also supervises the clinical work of graduate student clinicians and teaches courses in the clinical psychology doctoral program.