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Fallon Cluxton-Keller, PhD

Faculty Associate, Johns Hopkins School of Education, Counseling and Human Development

Research Associate

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Population, Family and Reproductive Health

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PhD , Texas Woman's University , 2009
MA , Southern Methodist University , 2002


Dr. Fallon Cluxton-Keller joined the faculty in 2013. She completed postdoctoral research fellowships at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Medicine. Her background is in clinical and counseling psychology with an expertise in couple and family therapy. Dr. Cluxton-Keller is a doctoral-trained Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, and D.H.M.H.-B.O.P.C. Approved Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Supervisor. 

As a clinician-researcher, her interests include the development of family-centered prevention strategies and brief family therapeutic interventions for underserved populations. Dr. Cluxton-Keller conducts research on the implementation of evidence-based mental health interventions in primary care settings. She is also a co-investigator on two federally funded studies that focus on family support program impacts on parenting and mental health outcomes. 




Honors and Awards

2010-2012 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, NIMH NRSA Child Mental Health Services and Service Systems Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

2012-2013 Fellow, NIMH Child Intervention, Prevention and Services 

2012-2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, AHRQ NRSA Family Health Services Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Family Therapy; Mental Health; Home Visiting; Attachment; Parenting; Implementation Science  

  • Eisbach S, Cluxton-Keller F, Harrison JN, Hayat M, Krall JR, & Gross D. (in press). Temper tantrums in preschoolers with Disruptive Behavior Disorder: Characteristics of tantrums in a clinic setting. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.

  • Cluxton-Keller F, Burrell L, Crowne SS, McFarlane E, Tandon SD, Leaf PJ, & Duggan AK. (2013). Maternal relationship insecurity and depressive symptoms as moderators of home visiting impacts on child outcomes. Journal of Child and Family Studies. [Epub ahead of print]. NIHMS509140. Publ.ID: 2013-07-24_0006.

  • Tandon SD, Cluxton-Keller F, Colon L, Vega, P, & Alonso A. (2013). Improved adequacy of prenatal care and healthcare utilization among low-income Latinas receiving group prenatal care. Journal of Women’s Health. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed PMID: 24117000.

  • McFarlane E, Burrell L, Crowne SS, Cluxton-Keller F, Fuddy L, Leaf PJ, & Duggan AK. (2013). Maternal relationship security as a moderator of home visiting impacts on maternal psychosocial functioning. Prevention Science, 14(1), 25-39.

  • Harrison JN, Cluxton-Keller F, & Gross D. (2012). Antipsychotic medication prescribing trends in children and adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 26(2), 139-145.

     Harrison JN, Cluxton-Keller F, & Gross D. (2012). Pharmacology  continuing education posttest. Journal of Pediatric Health Care,  26(2), 146–148. 

    Tandon SD, Cluxton-Keller F, Leis J, Le HN, & Perry DF. (2011). A comparison of three screening tools to identify perinatal depression among low-income African American women. Journal of Affective Disorders, 136(1-2), 155-162.