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Branlyn W DeRosa

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Psychologist II, Division of Oncology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Pediatric Research Center, Office 1429
3615 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (Psychology)
The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1997.
MS (Clinical and Health Psychology)
The University of Florida, Gainesville, 1999.
PhD (Clinical and Health Psychology, Concentration in Child/Pediatric Psychology )
The University of Florida, Gainesville, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Predoctoral Intern, Pediatric Psychology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA , 2001-2002.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatric Psychology, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities, Center for Management of ADHD & Division of Pediatric Rehabilitation, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA , 2002-2004.
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Selected Publications

Zaleta, A.K., McManus, S., Fortune, E.E., DeRosa, B.W., Buzaglo, J.S., Olson, J.S., Goldberger, S., Miller, M.F.: CancerSupportSource®: development and evaluation of a short form of a distress screening program for cancer patients and survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer 2021 Notes: E-pub ahead of print. doi: 10.1007/s00520-021-05988-2.

DeRosa, BW., Zaleta, AK., Johnson, AJ, Clark, KA., Ackourey, DeFeo, S., Donzinger, M., Friedman, SJ, La Cava, S., Lee, NK., Salami, R. and Wright, AA.: Experience of financial burden and distress among people with ovarian cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2020 38(15): e19400-e19400, 2020.

Schwartz, L.A., DeRosa, B.W., & Kazak, A.E.: Adult survivors of childhood cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 3rd ed. J.E. Holland (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2015.

Doshi, K., Kazak, A.E., Hocking, M.C., DeRosa, B.W., Schwartz, L.A., Hobbie, W.L., Ginsberg, J.P., Deatrick, J.: Why mothers accompany adolescent and young adult (AYA) survivors of childhood cancer to follow-up clinic visits. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing 31(1): 51-57, 2014.

Hocking, M.C., Schwartz, L.A., Hobbie, W.L., DeRosa, B.W., Ittenbach, R.F., Mao, J.J., Ginsberg, J.P., Kazak, A.E.: Prospectively examining physical activity in young adult survivors of childhood cancer and healthy controls. Pediatric Blood Cancer 60(2): 309-315, 2013.

Brier, M.J., Kazak, A.E., DeRosa, B.W., Hocking, M.C, Schwartz, L.A, Ginsberg, J.P., Hobbie, W., Ittenbach, R.F.: Profiles of Health Competence Beliefs among Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology 1(4): 195-202, 2012.

Schwartz, L.A., Kazak, A.E., DeRosa, B.W., Hocking, M.C., Hobbie, W.L., & Ginsberg, J.P.: The role of beliefs in the relationship between health problems and posttraumatic stress in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 19(2): 138-146, 2012.

Power, T. J. & DeRosa, B.W.: Interventions for health problems: A multisystemic cognitive behavioral approach. Cognitive Behavioral Interventions in Educational Settings, 2nd ed. R. Mennuti, A. Freeman, & R. Christner (eds.). New York, Routledge. 2012.

Kazak, A.E., Hocking, M.C., Ittenbach, R.F., Meadows, A.T., Hobbie W, DeRosa, B.W., Leahey, A., Kersun, L., Reilly, A.: A revision of the intensity of treatment rating scale: Classifying the intensity of pediatric cancer treatment. Pediatric Blood Cancer 59(1): 96-99, 2012.

DeRosa, B.W., Kazak, A.E., Doshi, K., Schwartz, L.A., Ginsberg, J., Mao, J.J, Straton, J., Hobbie, W., Rourke, M.T., Carlson, C., Ittenbach, R.F.: Development and validation of the Health Competence Beliefs Inventory in young adults with and without a history of childhood cancer. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 41(1): 48-58, 2011.

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