Youth and Social Media
Heide Rollings, MD
Dr. Heide Rollings completed medical school at St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine, her psychiatry residency at University of Connecticut Health Center, and her Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Northwestern University/McGaw Medical Center.
A child & adolescent psychiatrist, Dr. Rollings is currently the medical director of the Pine Rest Pediatric Center of Behavioral Health scheduled to open in fall of 2025 and the Pine Rest Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Director.
Sarah Domoff, PhD
Dr. Sarah Domoff is an Assistant Professor at the University at Albany, State University of New York, in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Domoff completed her PhD at Bowling Green State University in Clinical Psychology (Child Clinical concentration) and post-doctoral training at the University of Michigan.
In 2015, Dr. Domoff received a National Research Service Award (F32HD085684) from the NICHD to examine parenting practices and beliefs about media and screen time as predictors of childhood obesity risk.
She has developed measures (Problematic Media Use Measure and Addictive Patterns of Use scale) that screen for problematic media use in children and adolescents.
Dr. Domoff is a leading scholar on the etiology of problematic media use across childhood.
Stacey Armstrong, PhD
Dr. Armstrong is a clinical psychologist and Senior Research Associate at The Ohio State University’s College of Social Work. She earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in psychology from Bowling Green State University, with an internship at the University of Michigan’s Mary A. Rackham Institute. Dr. Armstrong completed a clinical post-doctoral fellowship at Summa Health’s Traumatic Stress Center in Akron, OH, and specializes in treating trauma and traumatic stress in individuals of all ages.
Currently, Dr. Armstrong’s research focuses on measuring the impacts of stressors such as cyber-victimization and problematic media use on adolescents. She’s interested in better understanding the barriers to screening and assessing media use and identifying ways to help mental health practitioners, parents, and teachers better understand and support adolescents and their media use. Her goal is to develop interventions that support online health and leverage social media’s benefits to protect adolescents from the dangers of online media consumption.
In addition, Dr. Armstrong is investigating medication-assisted treatments (MAT) for adults and adolescents with treatment-resistant mental health concerns, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She engages in rigorous scholarship to explore MAT’s unique benefits with the goal of integrating practice and research. Overall, Dr. Armstrong’s mission is to promote the psychological well-being of individuals who experience a range of stressors, including trauma, and are experiencing distress.
Amy Mancuso, LMSW
Youth Social Media Research Project Manager
Amy Mancuso is a seasoned professional in the field of social work, with a master’s degree from Western Michigan University where she focused on clinical practice. As a Certified Trauma Specialist, Ms. Mancuso has been a valuable resource by providing training to front-line employees on the profound impact of trauma on behavioral health symptoms.
Throughout her extensive twenty-year career, Ms. Mancuso has held various roles in both clinical and administrative capacities within behavioral health treatment programs. Notably, she has dedicated over a decade to programs specifically designed to assist youth who have experienced significant trauma.
In addition to being the Youth Social Media Research project manager, Ms. Mancuso holds the position of Grants Manager at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, where she oversees all activities related to grants. She provides leadership and support in both the preparation and execution of grant proposals, ensuring their successful implementation.