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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
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Name Position E-mail
Annah Abrams

Chief, Child Psychiatry Consultation Service, Massachusetts General Hospital                                  Child Psychiatrist, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Melissa Alderfer Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Malin Ander PhD Student
Robert Annett Professor of Pediatrics & Research Professor of Psychology
Carol Armstrong Director of Neuropsychology Lab (NeuroOncology); Assoc. Professor (Adj.), Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Medical School

Daniel Armstrong

Professor & Executive Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Director, Mailman Center for Child Development and Director, University of Miami Sickle Cell Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Associate Chief of Staff, Holtz Children's Hospital

Lamia Barakat Director of Psychosocial Services in Oncology, Professor (Pediatrics)
Maru Barrera Psychologist, H/O program; Senior Associate Scientist
Abraham Bartell Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist (MD / MBA); Assistant Member / Assistant Professor - Psychiatry & Pediatrics
Frances Baumgarten Licensed Clinical Psychologist;
President and Co-founder Center for Cancer Counseling
Marta Benko

Pediatric  Psycho-oncologist

Jessica Bernacki Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow
Kristin Bingen Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Psychologist                     
Matt Bitsko Assistant Professor

Sarah Brand Staff Psychologist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Joanna Breyer Psychologist

Ronald Brown

Senior Vice-President of Academic Affairs and Provost Professor of Psychology

Brenda Bursch

Professor, Clinical Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, and Pediatrics, Clinical Director, Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation Liaison

 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Daniela Caprino
Bonnie Carlson-Green Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Robert Casey

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado

Director, Wellness Program, Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Martin Cernvall PhD-student
Heather Christiansen

Pediatric Psychologist, Blank Children’s Hematology/Oncology Clinic

Paul Colte Pediatric Psychologist
Bruce Compas Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology and Human Development; Professor of Pediatrics
Heather Conklin Associate Faculty Member, Department of Psychology and Chief, Section of Neuropsychology
Melissa Cousino Clinical Psychology Doctoral Student
Valerie Crabtree Director of Clinical Services and Training

Marieke de Ruiter

PhD Student

Brian Delaney Senior Psychologist, Psychology Training Director
Katie Devine Research Assistant Professor

Jean Donnelly Psychologist, private practice
Emily Drake (Murray)

Young Adult Program Coordinator – Hope & Cope, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada; Director (Acting) of CancerFight Club an initiative of Hope & Cope, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada

Dennis Drotar Professor and Director, Center for Treatment Adherence and Self-Management, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Stacy Drury Assistant Professor of  Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Meghan Eberle

Tim Osborn Bryan Eden Emeritus Professor of Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology, University of Manchester
David Elkin Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center; Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Mohammad ElShami Psychiatrist, Director of the Psychiatric Department. Children Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357
Leanne Embry Associate Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio          

Stacy Flowers Pediatric Psychologist; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State Univeristy, Division of Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Sarah Friebert

Director, Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Division, Akron Children’s Hospital
Professor, Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Akron Children’s Hospital

Ernest Frugé

Professor of  Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Director, Psychosocial Programs, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers


Anna Garchakova Director of Belarusian Children’s Hospice
Anna George Pediatric Psychologist
Cynthia Gerhardt Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Psychology

Lutz Goldbeck Head of Department for Psychotherapy Research and Behavioral Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/ Psychotherapy, University Ulm Medical Centre
Melanie Goldish  Founder, SuperSibs!
Savita Goswami Clinical Psychologist
Leeat Granek Assistant Professor at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences
Martha Grootenhuis Head Research Psychosocial Department Emma Children’s Hospital AMC
Jennifer Hansen Pediatric Psychologist; Assistant Clinical Professor- The Ohio State University Medical Center

Kristina Hardy Assistant Professor
Arja Harila-Saari Associate Professor in Pediatric Hematology
Lotte Haverman PhD

Brandon Hayes-Lattin

Medical Director, AYA Oncology Program, Knight Cancer Institute; Assoc Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University
Wendi Hirsch Pediatric Psychologist
Jenny Hoag Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Psychologist
Jimmie Holland Wayne E. Chapman Chair in Psychiatric Oncology ,                Attending Psychiatrist
Heather Hoover Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Lisa Horowitz Staff Scientist / Clinical Psychologist
Stephanie Hullmann Ph.D. Student

Lisa Ingerski Assistant Member
Barbara Jones

Associate Professor,
Co-Director, Institute for Grief, Loss, and Family Survival
Cynthia Karlson Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Nadine Kasparian

Head of Psychology and Supportive Care, Heart Centre for Children, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Jeffrey Karst Pediatric Psychology Resident, Rush University Medical Center
Ernest Katz

Director, Behavioral Sciences Section and Co-director, HOPE Program, Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Anne Kazak

co-Director, Nemours Center for Healthcare Delivery Science; Professor (Ret), Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania;  Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Delaware; co-Director, Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress, Editor-in-Chief, Health Psychology

Julia Kearney Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
Erin Kent Epidemiologist & Program Director
Caprice Knapp Assistant Professor
Marina Kohlsdorf Professor, Catholic University, Brazil


Valerija Kozlova Psychologist

Kevin Krull Associate Member
Mary Jo Kupst Professor Emeritus
Paivi Lahteenmaki Senior Consultant in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Jin-Shei Lai Professor
Wendy Lichtenthal Assisting Attending Psychologist
Sarah Long Clinical Psychologist
E. Anne Lown Research Scientist
Chantel Ann Lowry Social Worker
Lori Listug-Lunde Pediatric Psychologist

Maureen E. Lyon

Associate Research Professor in Pediatrics
Principal Investigator, FAmily CEntered Advance Care Planning for Teens with Cancer

Meghan Marsac

Research Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of  Pennsylvania & Director of Training at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Andres Martin Riva Ariella Ritvo Professor of Pediatric Oncology Psychosocial Services, Yale Child Study Center,  Children’s Hospital at Yale-New Haven, and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

Nicole Mavrides Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Heleen Maurice-Stam Senior Researcher, PhD
MacKenzie McAbee Graduate Student

Kathleen McAleer Bereavement Coordinator/Pediatric Palliative Care Coordinator
Mary Ann McCabe

Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics George Washington University School of Medicine

Affiliate Faculty in Psychology

George Mason University

Eden McCaffrey Therapist
Heather McDowell Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Jordana McLoone Deputy Program Leader, Behavioural Sciences Unit, Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children's Hospital.
Lecturer, School of Women's and Children's Health, UNSW Medicine, University of NSW
Gisela Michel Senior Research Fellow
Larry Mullins Professor and Department Head
Anna (Nina) Muriel Chief, Division of Pediatric Pyschosocial Oncology
Sokhna Ndiaye Manager for the Psychological Support Project, Pediatric Oncology Unit (Hopital Aristide LeDantec, Dakar, Senegal)
Robert Noll Professor
Nancy Novack

Clinical psychologist; Founder and Executive Director of Nancy’s List and Nancy’s Club for youngsters and adults who are living with cancer

Shawna Palmer Research Psychologist & Co-Investigator
Maryland Pao Clinical Director, National Institute of Mental Health
Sunita Patel Neuropsychologist, Director, Behavioral Research in Pediatrics. Departments of Population Sciences, Supportive Care Medicine, and Pediatrics
Andrea Farkas Patenaude Cancer Genetics and Prevention Director of Psychology Research and Clinical Services, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Pandora Patterson National Research & Evaluation Manager, CanTeen Australia
Michelle Peate Research Program Manager
Sean Phipps Chair, Department of Psychology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Thomas Pletschko Clinical- & Health Psychologist, Neuropsychologist
Gwendolyn Quinn Associate Professor, Associate Member
Stacy Remke Psychosocial Team Leader, Pain Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine Programs
Rhonda Robert Professor of Clinical Psychology
Olle Jane (“OJ”) Sahler

Director, Pediatric Psychooncology Services and Research; Director, Long-Term Survivor Program; Co-Director, Pediatric Palliative Care Program
Carmen Salaverria Castillo Psychologist, Fundaciòn Ayudame a Vivir, San Salvador, El Salvador
Ursula Sansom-Daly PhD Candidate
Sasja Schepers PhD Student
Athan Schindler

Manager, LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Center & Emotional Support Counselor
Shelly Skinner Senior Social Worker, Palliative Care
Holly Spraker-Perlman Associate Professor, Pediatric Oncology/Palliative Care
Amii Steele

Pediatric Psychologist and Psychosocial Manager of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and BMT

Marilyn Stern

Professor, Department of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, Affiliate Professor, Departments of Psychology, Pediatrics, Center for Pediatric Epidemiology Center and Moffitt Cancer Center

Kenneth Tercyak Associate Professor & Director, Behavioral Prevention Research
Christine Trask Pediatric Neuropsychologist; Clinical Assistant Professor
Kelly Trevino Clinical Psychology Fellow
Elisabeth M. (Alice) van Dijk-Lokkart

Clinical Psychologist-Psychotherapist               
Louise von Essen Professor
Trui Vercruysse Psychologist

Victor Manuel Vicuña

Psychologist, National Institute of Cancer, Bogotá Colombia

Claire Wakefield Program leader, Behavioural Sciences Unit, Centre for Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders, Sydney Children's Hospital
Lori Wiener Director, Psychosocial Support and Research Program
Co-Director, Behavioral Science Core, National Cancer Institute
Brett Wilson CEO Walking Miracles

Joanne Wolfe Division Chief, Pediatric Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Director of Palliative Care, Children’s Hospital Boston  
Yelena Wu Assistant Professor
Sima Zadeh Postdoctoral Fellow, Psychosocial Support and Research Program, National Cancer Institute
Brad Zebrack Associate Professor
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