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)
Member, Abramson Cancer Center, Sections on Pediatrics and Cancer Control, University of Pennsylvania
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
Education:
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

Selected Publications

Schwartz LA, DeRosa BW, Kazak AE: Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer. Psycho-Oncology, Third Edition. Holland JC, Breibert WS, Jacobsen PB, Lederberg MS, Loscalzo MJ, McCorkle R (eds.). Oxford University Press, 2015.

Wallis EM, Schwartz LA, Salek EC, Stollon NB, Steinway C, Trachtenberg, S, Tomescu, O and NA Peter: Transition from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare for Youth with Complex Chronic Conditions: A Primary Care Pilot Study. Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Los Angeles, CA 2015.

Szalda D, Pultman S, Sullivan J, Reilly A, Schwartz L, Bakarat L : Improving Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Care in Oncology: The effect of educational programming for nurses on practices and comfort with AYA patients. Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine. Los Angeles, California 2015.

Szalda D, Hobbie WL, Ginsberg JP, Brumley LD, Wasik M, Schwartz LA: Follow-up care and cancer related communication with providers among young adult survivors of childhood cancer after transfer to adult care. Poster presented at the International Society for Pediatric Oncology, Toronto, Canada Oct 2014.

Pierce L, Fleischer J, Hocking MC, Alderfer M, Schwartz LA, Kazak AE, Barakat LP: Caregiver distress and patient health-related quality of life: Psychosocial screening during pediatric cancer treatment. Paper presented at the International Society for Pediatric Oncology, Toronto, Canada Oct 2014.

George S: Researchers Explore Girls’ Response to Breast Cancer Risk CHOP Research Institute's Cornerstone September 2014 Notes: interviewd and quoted; article features collaborative research of Lisa Schwartz.

Schwartz LA, Daniel LC, Brumley LD, Barakat LP, Wesley KM, Tuchman LK: Measures of readiness to transition to adult health care for youth with chronic physical health conditions: A systematic review and recommendations for measurement testing and development. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 39(6): 588-601, Jun 2014.

McDonald J: Higher-risk Teen Girls Anxious about Breast Cancer, Philly Researchers Find. News Works (Radio and online) Jun 2014 Notes: features collaborative research of Lisa Schwartz; interviewed and quoted.

Daniel LC, Barakat LP, Brumley LD, Schwartz LA: Health-related hindrance of personal goals of adolescents with cancer: The role of the interaction of race/ethnicity and income. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 21(2): 155-64, Jun 2014.

Daniel LC, Kazak A, Li Y, Hobbie W, Ginsberg J, Butler E, Schwartz LA: Relationship between sleep and psychological outcomes in adolescent cancer survivors and controls. Paper presented at International Nursing Conference on Child and Adolescent Survivorship, Philadelphia, PA Apr 2014.

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Last updated: 11/07/2014
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