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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
Lamia Barakat

First Name: Lamia

Last Name: Barakat

Position Title: Chief, Section of Behavioral Oncology, Center for Childhood Cancer Research, Professor of Clinical Psychology (UPENN)

Job Responsibilities: Combination of Research and Patient Care

Education/Training: Psychology

About Me/My interests: Please refer to our program website:

Training Opportunities: Yes

My Contact Information:
Address: Division of Oncology, 10303 CTRB, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3501 Civic Center Blvd., 10303 CTRB, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 267-426-8135

Publications that may be of interest to others:  

Daniel, L.C., Barakat, L.P., Danzi, L.E., & Schwartz, L.A. (In press). The impact of low income and minority status on health-related hindrance of personal goals of adolescents with cancer. Pediatric Blood and Cancer.

Deatrick, J.A., Hobbie, W., Ogle, S., Fisher, M., Barakat, L.P., Hardie, T., Reilly, M., Li, Y., & Ginsberg, J. (In press). Competence in caregivers of adolescent and young adult childhood brain tumor survivors. Health Psychology. doi: 10.1037/a0033756

Hocking, M.C., Kazak, A.E., Schneider, S., Barkman, D., Barakat, L.P., & Deatrick, J.
(2014). Parent perspectives on family-based psychosocial interventions in pediatric
cancer: A mixed-methods approach on parent perspectives. Supportive Care in Cancer.
doi: 10.1007/s00520-013-2083-1

Barakat, L.P., Schwartz, L.A., Reilly, A., Deatrick, J.A., & Balis, F. (In press). Perceived barriers and benefits of Phase III clinical trials participation for adolescents and young adults with cancer (AYA): A qualitative study of AYA decision making experiences. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology.

Noll, R.B., Patel, S. Embry, L., Hardy, K.K., Pelletier, W., Annett, R., Patenaude, A., Lown, A., Sands, S., & Barakat, L.P. (2013). Children’s Oncology Group’s 2013 blueprint for research: Behavioral Sciences. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 60, 1048-1054. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24421

Schwartz, L.A., Deatrick, J., Bevans, K., Hobbie, W., Barakat, L.P., & Tuchman, L. (2014). Stakeholder validation of a model of readiness for transition to adult care. JAMA Pediatrics, 167(10), 939-46. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.2223

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