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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
Lisa Horowitz

First Name: Lisa

Last Name: Horowitz

Position Title: Staff Scientist / Clinical Psychologist

Job Responsibilities: Combination of Research and Patient Care

Education/Training: Psychology and Public Health

About Me/My interests: Health services research, pediatrics, suicide screening in medical settings, instrument development, quality improvement, patient satisfaction, bone marrow transplantation

Training Opportunities: Yes

My Contact Information:

Address: Lisa M. Horowitz, PhD, MPH / Office of the Clinical Director / National Institute of Mental Health, NIH / 10 CRC, Room 6-5362 /10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892-1276
Email: lisahorowitz@comcast.net
Phone: 301 435-6052

Topics of Interest for Collaboration: Screening, cancer, bone marrow transplant, pediatrics

Publications that may be of interest to others:  

Horowitz, L., Ballard, E., Teach, S., Bosk, A., Rosenstein, D., Joshi, P., Dalton, M., and Pao, M. Feasibility of screening patients with non-psychiatric complaints for suicide risk in a pediatric emergency department: A good time to talk. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Nov;26(11):787-92.

Prengler, R., and Horowitz, L. Health-related Quality of Life in Pediatric Oncology, in Quick Reference for Pediatric Oncology Clinicians: The Psychiatric and Psychological Dimensions of Pediatric Cancer Symptom Management. American Psychosocial Oncology Society, 2009.

Ballard, E., Bosk, A., Snyder, D., Pao, M, Bridge, J., Wharff, E., Teach, S. and Horowitz, L. Patients' Opinions about Suicide Screening in a Pediatric Emergency Department. In press, Pediatr Emerg Care,, 2011.

Horowitz, L., Wang, P., Koocher, J., Burr, B., Smith, M., Klavon, S., and Cleary, P. Detecting suicide risk in a pediatric emergency room: Development of a brief screening tool. Pediatrics. 2001;107:1133-1137.

Horowitz, L., Ballard, E., and Pao, M. Suicide screening in schools, primary care, and emergency departments. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 21:620-627, 2009.


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