Iris Paltin, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical 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
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

Nielsen, J.D., Barakat, L.P., Fisher, M.J., Hill-Kayser, C., Lustig, R., Minturn, J.E., & Paltin, I.: Neuropsychological Functioning Five Years Post Focal Proton Radiation Therapy: A Case Series. Poster Accepted for The International Neuropsychological Society Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado Anticipated February 2020.

Payne, J.M., Hearps, S.J.C., Walsh, K.S., Paltin, I., Barton, B., Ullrich, N.J., Haebich, K.M., Coghill, D., Gioia, G.A., Cantor, A., Cutter, G., Tonsgard, J.H., Viskochil, D., Rey-Casserly, C., Schorry, E.K., Ackerson, J.D., Klesse, L., Fisher, M.J., Gutmann, D.H., Rosser, T., Packer, R.J., Korf, B., Acosta, M.T., & North, K.N., for the NF Clinical Trials Consortium: Reproducibility of cognitive endpoints in clinical trials: lessons from neurofibromatosis type 1. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology. Wiley Online Library, doi: 10.1002/acn3.50952, November 2019.

Paltin, I., Fisher, M.J., Armata, A., Rennie, A., & Barakat, L.P.: Consultative Problem Solving Intervention for Executive Function Weakness. Poster presentation at the International Meeting of the Children’s Tumor Foundation, San Francisco, California October 2019.

Grewal, A.S., Yimei, L., Fisher, M.F., Minturn, J., Paltin, I., Belasco, J., Phillips, P., Kang, T., Lustig, R., & Hill-Kayser, C.: Tumor Bed Proton Irradiation in Young Children with Localized Medulloblastoma. Pediatric Blood and Cancer e27972, September 2019.

Hocking, M., Paltin, I., Quast, L., & Barakat, L.P.: Acceptability and feasibility in a pilot randomized clinical trial of computerized working memory training and parental problem-solving training with pediatric brain tumor survivors. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 44(6): 669-678, July 2019.

Paltin, I., Kaplan, L., & Nageeb, N.: Life after a pediatric brain tumor: A guide for survivors and those who care for them: Psychological trauma/emotional distress - The stress and trauma of treatment and worry about the future. Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation 2019.

Paltin, I., Burgers, D., Gragert, M., & Noggle, C.: Cancer. Neuropsychological Conditions Across the Lifespan. J. Donders & S. J Hunter (eds.). Cambridge Press, New York, July 2018.

Paltin, I., Schofield, H-L., & Baran, J.: Rehabilitation and Pediatric Oncology: Supporting Patients and Families During and After Treatment. Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports 6(2): 107-114, June 2018.

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.

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