Iris Paltin, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

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Center for Childhood Cancer Research and Division of Oncology
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
10301 Colket Translational Research Building
3501 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A. (Talmud and Rabbinics)
The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 2003.
B.A. (Psychology)
Columbia University, New York, NY, 2003.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
Fordham University, New York, NY, 2004.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
Fordham University, New York, NY, 2009.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Intern in Clinical Psychology, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, 2008-2009

Fellow, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, D.C., 2009-2011

Selected Publications

Baum, K.T., Powell, S. K., Jacobson, L., Gragert, M., Janzen, L., Paltin, I., Rey-Casserly, C. M., & Wilkening, G. : Implementing guidelines: Proposed definitions of neuropsychology services in pediatric oncology. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 64(8), August 2017.

Hocking, M.C., Paltin, I., Belasco, C., & Barakat, L.P. : Parent perspectives on the educational barriers and unmet needs of children with cancer. Children's Health Care Page: 1-14, June 2017.

Baum, K., Powell, S., Gragert, M., Jacobson, L., Janzen, L., Paltin, I., Rey-Casserly, C., Wilkening, G., & McCabe, M. : Guidelines for neuropsychological care in pediatric oncology: Practical clinical implications. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago, Illinois June 2016.

Paltin, I., Zebrowksi, C., Hill-Kayser, C.E., Lustig, R.A., Belasco, J., Waanders, A., Cole, K., Kang, T., Phillips, P., Green, A., Fisher, M.J., Minturn, J.E., & Barakat, L.P. : Neuropsychological Functioning at Baseline and at least 2 Years Post Cranial Proton Radiation Therapy. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago, Illinois June 2016.

Walsh, K., Hardy, K., Dwarka, N., Kennedy, T., Kim, A., Bornhorst, M., Wolters, P., Martin, S., Roderick, M., Widemann, B., Paltin, I., Fisher, M., Ullrich, N., & Packer, R.: The impacts of RAS/MAPK signaling pathway-targeted therapies on neurocognitive function in NF1: Preliminary results of feasibility, validity and monitoring of possible neurotoxicity using a novel clinical trials approach. Poster presentation at the International Meeting of the Children’s Tumor Foundation, Austin, Texas June 2016.

McCurdy, M.D., Quast, L.F., Turner, E., Pulaski, S., Black, C., Paltin, I., Barakat, L.P., & Hocking, M.C: Feasibility and acceptability of a computerized cognitive training program in survivors of pediatric brain tumor. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, Massachusetts February 2016.

McCurdy, M.D., Turner, E., Barakat, L., Hobbie, W., Deatrick, J., Paltin, I., Fisher, M., & Hocking, M.C. : Discrepancies among measures of Executive Functioning in a subsample of young adult survivors of childhood brain tumor: Associations with treatment Intensity. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 22(9), 2016.

Paltin, I., Zebrowksi, C., Hill-Kayser, C.E., Lustig, R.A., Belasco, J., Waanders, A., Cole, K., Kang, T., Phillips, P., Green, A., Fisher, M.J., Minturn, J.E., & Barakat, L. : Neuropsychological, Social-Emotional, and Adaptive Functioning at Baseline and at least 2 Years Post Cranial Proton Radiation Therapy. Poster presentation at that Annual Meeting of the Children’s Oncology Group October 2015.

McCurdy, M., Quast, L.F., Turner, E., Pulaski, S., Black, C., Paltin, I., Barakat, L. P., & Hocking, M. C.: A qualitative examination of the feasibility of a computerized cognitive-training program in long-term pediatric brain tumor survivors. 2015 World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy Workshops, Washington, DC July 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation.

McCurdy, M., Turner, E., Barakat, L., Hobbie, W., Deatrick, J., Paltin, I., Hocking, M.: Treatment intensity predicts self-awareness of executive functioning in young-adult survivors of childhood brain tumor. Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, Colorado February 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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