Lisa Schwartz

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Psychologist, Division of Oncology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Psychologist for Cancer Survivorship Program)
Faculty Member, Abramson Cancer Center, Sections on Pediatrics and Cancer Control, University of Pennsylvania
Faculty Member, The Center for Childhood Cancer Research, Section of Behavioral Oncology
Faculty Member, The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Director and Co-Founder, Mobile Health Research Affinity Group, The Research Institute of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Oncology
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3501 Civic Center Blvd
CTRB 10311
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-0355
BS (Human Development with honors)
Cornell University, 1997.
MA (Clinical Psychology, Specialty in Pediatric Psychology)
Case Western Reserve University , 2002.
PhD (Clinical Psychology, Specialty in Pediatric Psychology)
Case Western Reserve University , 2005.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Adolescent/young adults with cancer, cancer survivorship, health promotion and engagement in health care for childhood cancer survivors, transition to adulthood and adult care for childhood cancer survivors, mhealth

Selected Publications

Schwartz LA, Daniel LC, Butler ES, Henry-Moss D, Bonafide C, Dowshen N, Hobbie W, Kersun L, Pierce L, Szalda D, Li Y, Barakat L : A Pilot Text Messaging Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults Recently Off Treatment for Cancer. Journal of Adolescent Health 58(2): S30, Feb 2016

Szalda D, Pierce L, Hobbie W, Ginsberg JP, Brumley L, Wasik M, Li Y, Schwartz LA: Engagement and experience with cancer-related follow-up care among young adult survivors of childhood cancer after transfer to adult care. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice 10(2): 342-50, Apr 2016.

Daniel LC, Schwartz LA, Mindell JA, Tucker CA, Barakat LP: Initial validation of the sleep disturbances in pediatric cancer model Journal of Pediatric Psychology Epub ahead of print, Mar 2016.

George, S: New Research Affinity Group Supports Research Arena in mHealth Bench to Bedside; February 2016 Notes: Article featured interview with Lisa Schwartz related to the new research affinity group she is co-leading.

Daniel L, Kazak A, Li Y, Hobbie W, Ginsberg J, Butler E, & Schwartz L: Relationship between sleep problems and psychological outcomes in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors and controls. Supportive Care in Cancer 24(2): 539-46, Feb 2016.

Barakat LP, Galtieri LR, Szalda D, Schwartz LA: Assessing the psychosocial needs and program preferences of adolescents and young adults with cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer 24(2): 823-32, Feb 2016.

John EM, Terry MB, Keegan TH, Bradbury AR, Knight JA, Chung WK, Frost CJ, Lilge L, Patrick-Miller L, Schwartz LA, Whittemore AS, Buys SS, Daly MB, Andrulis IL: The LEGACY Girls Study: Growth and development in the context of breast cancer family history. Epidemiology Epub ahead of print, Jan 2016.

Ullrich CK, Rodday AM, Bingen K, Kupst MJ, Patel SK, Syrjala KL, Harris LL, Recklitis CJ, Schwartz L, Davies S, Guinan EC, Chang G, Wolfe J, Parsons SK : Parent outlook: How parents view the road ahead as they embark on Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant for their child. Blood Marrow Transplant 22(1): 104-11, Jan 2016.

Szalda D, Schapira MM, Schwartz LA, Jacobs L, Kim E, Vachani C, Metz J, Hill-Kayser C: Patient Generated Online Survivorship Care Plans for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer: Feasibility and Patient Preferences. ASCO Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research. San Francisco, CA January 2016.

Kirch R, Reaman G, Feudtner C, Wiener L, Schwartz LA, Sung L, Wolfe J: Advancing a comprehensive cancer care agenda for children and their families: Institute of Medicine Workshop highlights and next steps. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians In press, 2016.

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Last updated: 05/08/2016
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