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Assistant Professor


Associate Professor


UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill

Education and Training:

B.S., Psychology, Duke University
M.S., Clinical Psychology, University of Miami
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Miami
Psychology Intern, Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Clinical Research Fellow in Pediatric Psychology, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, University of North Carolina

Summary Statement:

Dr. (Grimley) Prieur is a child clinical psychologist at UNC, with joint appointments in Psychiatry & Pediatrics. She works with the Pediatric Psychology/Psychiatry Consultation & Liaison Service and the Children’s Supportive Care Team (Pediatric Palliative Care Team). Dr. Prieur sees children and adolescents hospitalized in the UNC Children’s Hospital and in the outpatient setting, helping with adjustment and coping with medical illness and injury. She also conducts assessments of children and adolescents on the Inpatient Psychiatry Service. Dr. Prieur’s professional and research interests include the impact of illness on quality of life and treatment adherence. Specialties include working with individuals with pulmonary disease (e.g., cystic fibrosis) and burn injuries. Dr. Prieur also co-facilitates the Schwartz Rounds for pediatric providers at NCCH. Teaching responsibilities include working with various trainees, including clinical psychology graduate students and interns.


Mary Beth Prieur Grimley