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Iris Paltin

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Center for Childhood Cancer Research and Division of Oncology
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Pediatric Research Center
3615 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.A. (Psychology)
Columbia University, New York, NY, 2003.
B.A. (Talmud and Rabbinics)
The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 2003.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
Fordham University, New York, NY, 2004.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
Fordham University, New York, NY, 2009.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Clinical Pyschology, 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.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Neuropsychological Outcomes of Pediatric Proton Radiation Therapy

Executive Function Skill intervention for medically complex youth

Selected Publications

Janke, K., Paltin, I., Schofield, H., Sy, M., & Kearns, Z.: Language Development and Outcomes in Pediatric Brain Tumor. Poster presentation at the International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Hamburg, Germany June 2022.

Walsh, K.S, Wolters, P.L, Widemann, B.C., del Castillo, A. A., Sady, M.D., Inker, T., Roderick, M.C., Martin, S., Toledo-Tamula, M., Struemph, K., Paltin, I., Collier, V., Mullin, K., Fisher, M.J., & Packer, R.J.: The impact of MEK inhibitor therapy on neurocognitive functioning in NF1. Neurology: Genetics. 7(5): e616; DOI: 10.1212/NXG.0000000000000616, August 2021.

Oyefiade, A., Paltin, I., De Luca, C.R., Hardy, K.K., Grosshans, D.R., Chintagumpala, M., Mabbott, D.J., & Kahalley, L.S. : Cognitive risk in survivors of pediatric brain tumors Journal of Clinical Oncology 39(16): DOI: 10.1200/JCO.20.02338, June 2021.

Nielsen, J.D., Stein, M.T., Barakat, L., Fisher, M., Hill-Kayser, C., Lustig, R., Minturn, J., Paltin, I. : Neuropsychological Outcomes of Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors Following Proton Radiation Therapy. Oral presentation at the 2021 Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Leadership Day at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. May 2021.

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. The International Neuropsychological Society Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado February 2020 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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, 6(12): 2555-2565, November 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1002/acn3.50952.

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

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 66(12): e27972, September 2019 Notes: Online only. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27972.

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.

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Last updated: 07/15/2022
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