Dr. Jami Gross Toalson

Dr. Gross-Toalson completed her Ph.D. at the University of Iowa in Counseling Psychology.  She subsequently completed her pre-doctoral internship in clinical/pediatric psychology at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, and a combined adult and pediatric health psychology post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics.  Dr. Gross-Toalson’s work over her career has focused primarily in the areas of organ failure/transplant and cardiology.  Her clinical and research interests include adherence to treatment, transition to adult health care, and family adjustment to illness.  At Children’s Mercy, Dr. Gross-Toalson is the Director of Psychological Services for Heart Failure & Transplant, and works within cardiology more broadly to provide clinical services and program development.