Lauren Krivitzky, PhD, ABPP-CN

Lauren Krivitzky, PhD, ABPP-CN, is a pediatric neuropsychologist and program director of the Psychology Fellowship Program at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at CHOP.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    PhD - MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA


    Psychology - Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD


    Neuropsychology - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

    Board Certification


    Graduate Degree

    Masters in Clinical and Health Psychology - MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Pediatric Neuropsychologist

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications



    Dickson, PI, Pariser AR, Groft SC, Ishihara RW, McNeil DE, Tagle D, et al. Research challenges in central nervous system manifestations of inborn errors of metabolism. Mol Genet Metab. 2011 Mar;102(3):326-38. Epub 2010 Dec 2. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21176882. Read the article


    Gropman AL, Gertz B, Shattuck K, Kahn IL, Seltzer R, Krivitzky L, et al. Diffusion tensor imaging detects areas of abnormal white matter microstructure in patients with partial ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency (OTCD). AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2010 Oct;31(9):1719-23. Epub 2010 May 20. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20488904. Read the abstract

    Seminara J, Tuchman M., Krivitzky L, Krischer J, Lee HS, Lemons C, et al. Establishing a consortium for the study of rare diseases: the urea cycle disorders consortium. Mol Genet Metab. 2010;100 Suppl 1:S97-105. Epub 2010 Feb 10. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20188616. Read the article

    Posters and Presentations


    Blackstone K., Roebuck-Spenser T, Roth RM, Gioia G. A novel task of working memory and inhibitory control for fMRI; pilot study in mTBI and control children [poster presentation]. The International Neuropsychological Society; 2010 Feb 3-6; Acapulco, Mexico.

    Krivitzky L, Strang J, Evans S. Neuropsychological functioning in two adolescents with leukoencephalopathy from chasing the dragon [poster presentation]. The International Neuropsychological Society; 2010 Feb 3-6; Acapulco, Mexico.