Lindsay B. Demers, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Lindsay Demers
(617) 638 – 8379
88 E. Newton St., Robinson Room 2104


Dr. Demers is a mixed-methods researcher with over 10 years of evaluation experience. Her quantitative expertise lies in the application of advanced regression techniques such as hierarchical linear modeling and structural equation modeling, the development of valid and reliable survey instruments, the creation of observation and scoring rubrics, and best practices for estimating inter-rater reliability. Her qualitative expertise is focused on the collection and analysis of interview data, specifically the assessment of fidelity of implementation and participation in education interventions.

Other Positions

  • Director, Education Evaluation Core, Boston University School of Medicine


  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, PhD


  • Published on 1/1/2016

    Kirkorian, H.L., Lavigne, H.J., Hanson, K.G., Troseth, G.L., Demers, L.B. & Anderson, D.R. Video deficit in toddlers' object retrieval: what eye movements reveal about online cognition. Infancy. 2016; 21:37-64.

  • Published on 1/1/2015

    Casey, B.M., Pezaris, E., Fineman, B., Pollock, A., Demers, L.B. & Dearing, E. . A longitudingal analysis of early spatial skills compared to arithmetic and verbal skills as predictors of fifth-grade girls' math reasoning. Learning and Individual Differences. 2015; 40:90-100.

  • Published on 10/16/2012

    Demers LB, Hanson KG, Kirkorian HL, Pempek TA, Anderson DR. Infant gaze following during parent-infant coviewing of baby videos. Child Dev. 2013 Mar-Apr; 84(2):591-603. PMID: 23072612.

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  • Published on 1/1/2010

    Pempek, T.A., Demers, L.B., Hanson, K.G., Kirkorian, H.L. & Anderson, D.R. The impact of baby videos on parent child interactions. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 2010; 32(1).

  • Published on 1/1/2010

    Demers, L.B. Journal of Communication. Review of the International Handbook of Children, Media, and Culture. 2010; 60(3).

  • Published on 1/1/2008

    Scharrer, E. & Demers, L.B. Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development. Media Effects. 2008.

  • Published on 1/1/1900

    Woodman, A.C., Demers, L.B., Crossman, M.K., Warfield, M.E. & Hauser-Cram, P. Part C early intervention dosage and growth in adaptive skills from early childhood through adolescence (in revision).

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